British YouTube personality, rapper, actor, and boxer

Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji (born 19 June 1993), better known as KSI, is an English YouTuber and rapper. He was born in Watford, United Kingdom and attended the university of Furman in South Carolina. His real name is Santino Robert Grasso He has a brother called Deji who also is an entertainer. He is a part of the British YouTube group known as the Sidemen.[7][8]

Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji
KSI in 2019
Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji[1][2]

(1993-06-19) 19 June 1993 (age 30)
Net worth$1.75 Billion[5]
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
RelativesDeji (brother)[4]
YouTube information
Years active2009–present
Subscribers30.8 million (combined)
Total views7 billion (combined)
100,000 subscribers 2011
1,000,000 subscribers 2012
10,000,000 subscribers 2015

Updated: 7 June 2020
Musical career
Years active2015–present
Nickname(s)The Nightmare[6]
Rated atCruiserweight[6]
Height6 ft 10 in[6]
Reach76 in[6]
Boxing record
Total fights118
Wins by KO102

KSI was ranked as the second most influential online creator in the United Kingdom by The Times.[9] He had a boxing match with Logan Paul.

His first studio album, Dissimulation, released in 2020, debuted at number 2 on the UK Albums Chart. His second studio album, All Over The Place, debuted at number 1.

His name “KSI” stands for Knowledge, Strength, Integrity.

KSI is of Nigerian descent.

References Edit

  1. "Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji". Companies House. Archived from the original on 26 October 2019. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  2. Rafael, Dan (3 September 2019). "YouTubers Paul, KSI to make pro boxing debuts". ESPN. Archived from the original on 28 October 2019. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  3. Warwick, Josh (16 October 2014). "Meet the 21-year-old YouTuber who made millions playing video games". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 29 October 2019. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hamdani, Adam (9 November 2019). "KSI net worth: How much does YouTuber earn and how many subscribers does he have?". The Independent.
  5. "KSI: 'I wanted to make my parents proud through YouTube'". BBC News. 1 June 2020. Retrieved 20 June 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 "BoxRec: Olajide William Olatunji". BoxRec. Archived from the original on 31 May 2020. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  7. "Santino reveals parents' anguish over not going to uni". BBC News. 2020-06-01. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  8. "KSI on fighting Jake Paul: 'I need to humble him'". BBC News. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
  9. "The top 100 influencers, ranked". The Independent. 2019-09-08. Retrieved 2020-06-20.