KSI is short for a KSIOladjideBT, an English YouTuber who has gained a lot of popularity through his gaming videos.
KSI’s real name is Olajide William Olatunji. He was born in 1993, in Watford, England. His parents are from Nigeria. His father’s name is Jide Olatunji and his mother is Yinka Olatunji. He has a younger brother Deji Olatunji.
Against the wishes of his family, KSI dropped from high school to pursue his YouTube career.
He started his first channel in 2008, called JideJunior. His current main channel was registered in 2009 and at first, he mainly focused on the FIFA game franchise. He also played other titles, like Grand Theft Auto V. His main channel mostly presented content related to football and association football.
In 2013, KSI managed to beat the previous record of most goals scored against the computer, scoring 190 goals in a match that was released in a video made by GWRomg. The previous record was 110 goals and KSI even got a spot in the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition.
KSI joined forces with several other YouTube personalities, creating the Sidemen group in 2017. The group had its ups and downs but is still going strong. He had other ventures as well, trying to branch out in music, specifically hip hop. He also fought two white-collar box matches against fellow YouTubers. KSI won one, while the other was a draw.
KSI Net Worth 2024
KSI Net Worth is estimated at $20 million. Most of his money comes from his YouTube channel, but some of it came from the book he released in 2015. He was always frugal and conscious of his future: “I am trying to make sure that I don’t spend on ridiculous things, so that after all this YouTube thing goes, I’m not left there, like, ‘Uh oh, I have nothing.’”
KSI is very happy with his present life: “Essentially, I’m a 21-year-old who’s a millionaire through gaming, vlogging, and my online experience. Yo, I’ll take it!”