Olajide Olayinka Williams “JJ” Olatunji Jr. is an English YouTuber, filmmaker, actor, “musician,” and professional boxer best known for his music, vlogs, boxing, and challenges with the Sidemen. Online, he is also known by the handle KSI (short for Knowledge Strength Integrity, formerly JideJunior).
JJ runs the KSI and JJ Olatunji solo YouTube channels. He currently works in a group named The Sidemen. The second-most subscribed YouTube channel in the United Kingdom is KSI with 23+ million subscribers, the primary channel of JJ. While his second channel JJ Olatunji is the sixth-most subscribed with 15+ million subscribers.
JJ Olatunji (KSI) Biography And Net Worth:
|Net worth $15 million|
|Full Name Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji|
|Birth Date 19 June 1993|
|Age 29 years old|
|Birth Place Watford, United Kingdom|
|Occupation Youtuber|Rapper|Media Personality|
KSI Early life
On June 19, 1993, Olajide Olayinka Williams, also known as KSI, was born and raised in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.
He was brought up in Berkhamsted and attended Berkhamsted School, where he met future Sidemen teammate Simon Minter (Miniminter).
In Sutton, Greater London, England, KSI attended the Homefield Preparatory School, a private boys preparatory day school founded in 1870.
Olajide Ademola Olatunji, Sr. is the name of his father. His father, Jide Olatunji, is well known for being the videographer for his son’s videos. And Yinka Olatunji, also known as Olayinka Atinuke Olatunji, is his mother.
His parents also have Nigerian origin. Deji Olatunji, his younger brother, also bears the same name. In 2015, he and his brothers were listed #1 and second among “UK’s Most Influential YouTube Creators.”
He founded his first YouTube channel “JideJunior” on April 24, 2008. JJ posted his debut video, LOOKING THROUGH SPACE, on the same day the channel was launched. He and his friend Patrick created the video as a part of a school assignment.
He started his official YouTube channel, KSI, on July 24, 2009. He has 23+ million subscribers now on this channel. He produced a video about the FIFA video game series for this channel.
Earlier, FIFA and association football were the main topics on his main channel. In addition, he performed for other games like Grand Theft Auto V.
Videos of him playing horror, arcade, and casual games can be found on his other channel JJ Olatunji. Following his conduct at a Eurogamer event in 2012, he found himself at the heart of a controversy.In 2013, his name was included in the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition. He secured a contract with the Maker Studios subsidiary network in October 2013.
Every young person in England dreams of meeting real-life football players, and he has achieved such achievement by playing the FIFA video game. Rio Ferdinand, a former defender for Manchester United, also invited him to play the FIFA video game with him at his restaurant to boost a YouTube channel.
He appeared as an actor in the 2016 British comedy Laid in America and was the focus of the 2018 documentary KSI: Can’t Lose, which followed the events leading up to his debut amateur boxing match.
KSI is a well-known rapper in addition to YouTuber. Dissimulation, his first studio album, debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart in 2020, while ‘All Over The Place,’ another album, debuted at number one. More than 50 singles have been recorded by him so far.
KSI and Sideman
On 19 October 2013, JJ along with his four British popular YouTubers made the group Ultimate Sidemen, later shortened to just Sidemen. Since 2014, the group included seven British YouTubers: Simon Minter (Miniminter), Ethan Payne (Benzinga), Vikram Barn (Vikkstar123), Josh Bradley (ZerkaaHD), Tobi Brown (TBJZL), Harry Lewis (W2S), and KSI. The group Sideman creates online videos, including challenges, and video-game commentary, as well as selling exclusive Sidemen merchandise
With feuds among YouTubers growing in popularity, KSI ignited the new trend of amateur boxing contests between social media stars.
This continued when KSI later that year faced off against Logan Paul; the contest ended in a draw. But in 2019, KSI and Logan engaged in conflict once more, with KSI winning this time. Millions of cash were made from the two matches.
JJ is dating someone but he didn’t reveal her name yet. He mentioned in a podcast that he is in a serious relationship and hopefully he will marry his current girlfriend. People think that he is dating Anne-Marie but he didn’t confirm this.
He began meeting Lois in 2017 after his romance with Seana ended. But up until October 2017, when he posted a video titled “Mauritius with my girlfriend” in which he revealed her face, he kept their relationship a secret.
KSI’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million as of 2022.
KSI Height and Weight
|Weight 77 kg|
|Hair color Dark brown|
|Eye color Dark brown|