At the moment, Olajide Olayinka Williams “JJ” Olatunji popularly known by the fans as ‘KSI’ is one of the most popular and richest streamers on the planet. Apart from being a YouTuber and a member of the YouTube group called the Sidemen, this internet star is also a rapper and a boxer.
In the last few years, the social media star KSI has put his money into various businesses. He is the co-founder of the successful Prime Drink with Logan Paul. So, what is KSI’s net worth right now? How does he earn all his money? Read on to find out the answers to the above questions.
What is the net worth of KSI in 2023?
As per the website Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of the British YouTube star, boxer, and rapper KSI is a whopping $25 million. The famous content creator accumulated his jaw-dropping net worth through his work as a YouTuber, musician, boxer, and entrepreneur.
Keeping aside his career as a social media star, KSI is a smart businessman as well. He is the CEO of Misfits Boxing. Apart from this, he is also the co-founder of the Prime energy drink, a fried chicken chain named Sides, and XIX vodka. He launched his Prime Hydration drink in January 2022, with fellow star YouTuber Logan Paul. He has also created a merchandise line, with apparel on his music and boxing career.
When did KSI start gaming?
KSI began his career by making gaming videos in his childhood bedroom. He started posting his gaming videos on YouTube in the year 2008. When we talk about his main YouTube channel which goes by the name of KSIOlajideBT, it consists of mainly FIFA videos but as he build a following on the platform, he even started to upload comedy skits as well as daily vlogs.
By the year 2016, the British YouTube group, the Sidemen which consists of several gamers and streamers was established online. The members of the group Sidemen are as follows: KSI (Olajide “JJ” Olatunji), W2S (Harry Lewis), Behzinga (Ethan Payne), Vikkstar123 (Vikram Barn), TBJZL (Tobi Brown), Miniminter (Simon Minter), and Zerkaa (Josh Bradley).
Over the years, the YouTube group, the Sidemen, have shared weekly content on their YouTube channels. They are not just a group but they have become a big commercial brand now. Recently, KSI got involved in a controversy when he used a racial slur in one of the videos of the group Sidemen. Soon after, he apologized to everyone for his actions and stated that he will take a break from social media.
KSI began boxing in 2018
KSI kicked off his boxing career in the year 2018. At that point in time, he started the trend of amateur boxing matches between social media stars. Then, he went up against YouTuber Joe Weller in the ring, and he won the match. Later on, he had a match with Logan Paul, which ended in a tie.
In January 2023, the British boxer went on to fight Brazilian-American influencer Faze Temperrr and he ended up winning the match. It has been reported that in May 2023, KSI will be fighting a pro boxer for the first time. He is ready to fight Joe Fournier at London’s Wembley Arena.
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