KSI

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. 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]

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

(1993-06-19) 19 June 1993 (age 29)
Occupation
Net worth£16 million[5]
RelativesDeji (brother)[4]
YouTube information
Channels
Years active2009–present
Genre
Subscribers30.8 million (combined)
Total views7 billion (combined)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2011
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2012
YouTube Diamond Play Button.svg 10,000,000 subscribers 2015

Updated: 7 June 2020
Musical career
Genres
Years active2015–present
Labels
KSI
Statistics
Nickname(s)The Nightmare[6]
Rated atCruiserweight[6]
Height5 ft 11 in[6]
Reach76 in[6]
StanceOrthodox[6]
Boxing record
Total fights1
Wins1
Wins by KO0
Losses0

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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. "KSI 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.