Hailing from the UK, KSI rose to fame on Youtube, prior to carving a name for himself in music. In 2015, he released his debut single, Lamborghini (Feat. P Money). Later signing to Island Records, he issued his first studio album, Keep Up in 2016. To learn more about the artist, read on below.
KSI– 2017 Facts
Olajide William Olatunji
KSI, KSIOlajideBT, JJ
Occupation and Job
Youtube personality, rapper, actor, comedian, gamer
KSI initially rose to fame on Youtube for his gameplay videos (e.g. FIFA). Since then, he has also launched a successful rap career, with four albums under his belt, a few of which charted in the United States.
Age – How Old is He?
He is currently 24 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
He was born on June 19, 1993
Place of Birth/Hometown
KSI was born in England, UK. Growing up, he was raised in the town of Watford, Hertfordshire, where he spent most of his youth.
He is African American
KSI Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 6’0″ tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 183cm tall
Weight in Pounds
He currently weighs 154 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
He currently weighs 70kg
At this time, KSI’s body measurements are unavailable
His waist size has not been disclosed
His shoe size is unknown at this time
KSI’s Personal Life in 2017
Is KSI in a Relationship?
As far as we know, the Youtube star is currently single.
In the past, KSI had dated a girl by the name of Sean Cuthbert, who also happened to be a Youtube personality. After getting together in 2014, they stayed together for a year prior to announcing their separation in 2015 via Twitter.
Regarding the reason for their break up, it is rumored that he was unable to offer her more attention with his busy online career.
He does not have any sisters that we know of.
He has a younger brother named Deji, who is also active on Youtube under the name, ComedyShortsGamer.
KSI does not have any children as far as we know.
As a student, he went to Berkhamsted School, a private institute in the Hertfordshire area.
Did KSI Go to College
After completing high school, he went to a local college under the urging of his parents, who had placed an emphasis on higher education. Wanting to pursue his Youtube career full time, however, he eventually dropped out to focus on making videos.
According to sources, KSI makes upwards of $110,000 a year from his Youtube channel alone (this works out to be ~$300 per day).
As of 2017, KSI has an estimated net worth of $4.5UWi Million.
In his free time, he enjoys making new videos and rapping
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
His favorite music artists have not been revealed
Born on June 19, he is a Gemini
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
KSI’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
KSI’s Facebook Account
KSI’s Twitter Username
KSI’s Instagram Username
KSI’s Youtube Channel
KSI’s Snapchat Username
KSI’s Snapchat username is @therealksi
Other Interesting Facts:
- He was banned for life from the Eurogamer Expo after a controversy arose n 2012, which involved alleged sexual harassment of the attendees
- He released a book titled, KSI: I Am a Bellend, which came out on September 24, 2015, in his native UK; in support of the title, he later went on a two-month long book tour
- In 2016, he received an NME Award for Vlogger of the Year
- In October 2013, he alongside a few other YouTubers formed a group called the Ultimate Sideman
- Last fall, he made his big screen debut in the movie, Laid in America, which also starred fellow Youtube star, Caspar Lee, and Timothy Delaghetto
- His debut single, Lamborghini (Feat. P Money) not only charted in his native UK, but in Ireland and Scotland as well
- He has collaborated with many artists over the past few years including Sway, Yogi, and Wacka Flocka Flame, among others
- Earlier this year, he released a video to Youtube, in which stated that he would be leaving the site as he is displeased with the direction that Youtube is going in
- In 2014, he played the part of Matt Clark in the TV Miniseries, 5 Aside, which also starred Keith Duffy and Michael Nardone
- He currently has 4.8 million followers on Instagram and more than 3.6 million fans on Twitter
KSI Bio – 2018 Update
Born in Hertfordshire, England, KSI rose to fame on Youtube, where he initially posted gameplay videos. Some of the video games that he played include FIFA 11, FIFA 12, and Modern Warfare, among others. As his presence grew on the web, he started to post other content such as vlogs and Q&A’s. To date, he has over 17.2 million subscribers on his channel, with more than 3.7 billion views. Aside from his Youtube career, however, the twenty-something has also made a name for himself in music. In 2015, he teamed up with P Money on his debut single, Lamborghini, which successfully charted in the US. Since then, he has dropped many additional records, including the EPs, Keep Up, and Jump Around.
This summer, KSI released his third studio album, Space, which gave rise to the charting single, Creature. From then until now, he has also dropped Disstracktions, a project that went on to peak at number 31 on the UK Record Chart. Among the tracks that it spawned were Little Boy, Two Birds One Stone, and Adam’s Apple. In efforts to spread his presence, he has put on a few concerts this year- one in New York, and two in Birmingham, UK, the last of which took place on October 29, 2017. For now, it doesn’t look like the twenty-something has any upcoming shows booked. Stay tuned for more information!