KSI is an English Youtuber. If you like watching his Youtube, you surely know him. Besides, he is also a video game commentator, rapper and comedian. With these professions, what is KSI net worth? Well, here we will reveal it together with the other information about him such as early life, career and so on.
KSI Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, KSI net worth is $15 million. Until now, he has four Youtube channels including Sidemen, KSI, KSIOIajidebtHD V2, and MoreSidemen. If we combined the views of those channels, it has more than 8 billion views. In interviews, he has intimated that he has a net worth which is higher than $15 million. Perhaps, it is north of $20 million.
The Daily Mirror online has made a speculation about income and net worth of KSI. They made a report that in 2014 his income was $1.12 million for the year and his net worth was $11 million at the end of 2017. By 2019, his net worth raised to an estimated $20 million. On that tabloid, there was also a report that KSI got contract to earn a minimum amount of $900,000 from his second fight against Logan Paul in 2019.
In 2015, there was an estimation from Forbes that the earnings of KSI was more than $4.5 million. This number made him as the fifth highest paid Youtuber in the world.
In 2018, in the Esquire magazine, it was informed that according to Social Blade, KSI could make up to £250,000 in advertising revenue from one video. Also, it was reported that product endorsements on his social media cost around £75,000. In the same year, Heavy reported that he was the director of three UK companies with equity totalling £1.7 million or around $2.2 million.
Business Insider made a report that KSI’s amateur boxing match versus Logan Paul in 2018 could generate around £8.5 million or about $11 million. It was from pay-per-view revenue alone. A further live gate revenue of this match generated over £2.7 million or around $3.5 million from ticket sales. There were some estimates to calculate the potential earnings from the fight which was at £30 million to £40 million each. However, KSI denied this claim and he stated that his earnings were a high amount, but nowhere near £40 million or £20 million.
There was an interview with Men’s Health where KSI confirmed that he has over 10 properties all around England. The combined worth of those properties are more than £10 million.
Early Life of KSI
KSI was born as Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji. He was born on June 19th, 1993 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. His father comes from Ibadan, Nigeria and his mother comes from Islington, London. KSI raised in Watford, Hertfordshire and he attanded at Berkhamsted School in Berkhamsted. There, he met several people including future collaborator and Sidemen member Simon Minter.
The younger brother of KSI named Deji is also a Youtuber. Tubular Labs ranked them as the first and second respectively as the UK’s Most Influential Youtube Creators in 2015.
His nickname “KSIOlajidebt” comes from the gaming community KSI plus his real name Olajide and BT Bristish Telecom.
Career of KSI
In 2008, KSI started recording videos. Mainly, the videos revolved around playing FIFA. Then, he could get a large followers quickly, primarily among other FIFA fans and players. In 2011, he got into the world of hip hop and rap. He used his channel to facilitate the success of his music. On iTunes and Youtube, he released various songs. Heskey Time was his first song. It was a football themed song which featured fellow Youtuber, Randolph. Then, KSI produced more music. Some of the tracks include Down Like That, Lamborghini, and Two Birds One Stone.
In 2018, he lit the fire for the new trend amateur boxing matches between social media stars by fighting Joe Weller. Then, it continued when he decided to fight Logan Paul later that year. This match ended up in a tie. In 2019, KSI fight with Logan again and at this time, the decision went in KSI’s favor. These two matches gained millions of dollars.
KSI has bought a mansion before he was 24 years old. He also has had a Jacuzzi air-lifted into his crib, and buy a Lamborghini for himself.
The Way KSI Spends His Money
With the net worth that he has, he can buy anything that he wants. So, what are the things which KSI buys from his money? Recently, he moved into his home worth £4.9 million or $6 million USD. He also has a Lamborghini Aventador. It was custom wrapped by Yiannimize. It has a top speed of 217.5 MPH, a 0-60 speed of 2.9 seconds and also it is powered by an 3.5 liter V12 engine weighing 235 KG.
Besides, having a Lamborghini Aventador, he also has a silver Porsche Cayenne. It costs around £56,000. Since KSI is a Youtuber, so he needs solid equipment to be able to make his videos. If you are committed, you are able to spend a lot of money to buy the equipments. So, hey may have those good things as well.
Youtubers Who Collaborate with KSI
KSI collaborated with a number of Youtubers including Stephen Tries, WillNE, Lil Pump, Sidemen (Miniminter, W2S, Vikkstar123, TBJZL, Zerkaa, Behzinga), Calfreezy, JME, Callux, Randolph, MrBeast, Quackity, FaZe Clan, JaackMaate, Tom Syndicate, Nigahiga, Caspar Lee, Keemstar, Joe Sugg, RackaRacka, True Geordie, TGFbro (Jay Swingler, Romell Henry), Rick Ross, Memeulous, ImAllexx, AnEsonGib, S-X, and Beta Squad (Niko Omilana and Chunkz).
Fictional Characters of KSI
KSI has fictional characters that often appear in videos. Here they are.
This is a poor, uneducated boy. He lives in the Jungle in Africa.
This is an evil host.
- Sir Theodore III
He is a wealthy critic who has afro hair and wears a suit.
This is a blind Youtuber.
- Adamulla/ HelpMeGetGood
This is an online gamer from Nigeria. He plays Fortnite with random people online.
He is a kind taxi driver who appeared on Trying To Be a Taxi Driver.
This is supposedly a wealthy business man.