Spencer Polanco Knight, or Spencer X, was born on April 20, 1992, is a beatboxer, social media, and YouTube star, born and raised in Manhattan, New York, USA. Spencer rose to fame on YouTube and TikTok, where he is known for his fast-paced and smooth beatboxing and music tracks. He has been featured in several publications as an artist to watch, including USA Today.
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Since his rise to fame, Spencer has collaborated with a number of famous artists, including Alicia Keys and Sean Kingston. He is a creator with over 55 million followers on his “spencerx” account. He is known for his music with original sounds, produced tracks, and comedic sketches.
He has also released NFTs on the Waves Ducks platform. Apart from that, he is a good beatboxer who has acquired a lot of popularity through beatboxing, and his beatbox is adored by many celebrities such as Chase Hudson, Bryce Hall, Josh Richards, Noah Beck, Bella Poarch, and many more.
|Name||Spencer Polanco Knight|
|Date Of Birth (Age)||April 20, 1992, 30 years old|
|Net Worth||<$5 Million|
|YouTube Followers||YouTube - 2.67 Million|
|Instagram Followers||Instagram - 1 Million|
|TikTok Followers||TikTok - 55 Million|
Spencer Knight, known as Spencer X to his fans, was born in New York and first started exploring music from a young age. In middle school, he first picked up percussion, trumpet, and bass and began playing them. Spencer was introduced to beatboxing by a friend around the same time, who started beatboxing while they played tennis. Spencer was amazed by the art of beatboxing and began researching and learning as much as he could about the art. He then decided to start beatboxing himself.
In school, Spencer started getting involved with Hip-hop clubs and performing. His professional career began shortly after school, where he joined the acapella group “Midnight Ramblers.” The acapella group auditioned for NBC’s “The Sing-Off.” Later, he joined the acapella group “Backtrack.”
Polanco first went viral in October 2014 when his now-deleted YouTube video "One Beatboxer, 14 Genres," began circulating online.
It gained so much attention, that he was recognized in a segment on USA Today the following month. Over subsequent years, Polanco slowly built a profile through his beatboxing skills and YouTube channel, which led to him being ranked seventh in The Source's list of Top 1o Hip Hop artists in 2018.
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Spencer X has collaborated with a number of famous musical artists. He has worked with Alicia Keys, Hip Hop artist Russ, Marshmello, Sean Kingston, and fellow TikTok stars Lopez Brothers. In 2019, he tweeted that he had 10 events that month, the most he’s ever had. Spencer has received several accolades for his work beatboxing. At the “East Coast Beatbox Battle,” he reached the top 16. In 2012, he also earned the Vice-Champion title at the Midwest Beatbox Battle in Ohio.
The same year, he was also the featured artist for The Purchase Beat – SUNY Purchase. The beatboxer has been featured in several publications as well, including The Village Voice and USA Today. In 2014, USA Today featured him as an up-and-coming artist.
Polanco's online fame reached a new level when he joined TikTok in 2019. Polanco told Forbes he had recently moved to LA and, after a recent break-up, was couch-surfing and almost penniless. But this changed after one night when he was able to earn thousands of dollars by beatboxing through TikTok's "Live" feature. TikTokers with at least 1,000 followers can receive virtual "gifts" from fans during live streams, which they can then convert into cash.
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Spencer X’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be close to $5 million. His primary earnings are from his social media accounts, music, brand deals, and NFTs. On TikTok, Spencer X could potentially earn upwards of $25k per post. On Instagram, he could potentially earn upwards of $10k for a brand-sponsored post, depending on the brand.
On YouTube, his total earning has been around an estimated $500k, with brand-sponsored videos earning him upwards of an estimated $25k. Spencer has associated himself with several brands and performed for Citibank, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Vans, Yelp, Saks 5th Avenue, and more, with each he could potentially charge upwards of $25k.
He also launched an NFT on the waves duck platform, for 12500 waves that can be converted to over $110k.
Spencer X has a strong social media following, especially on his Tiktok account with over 55 million followers. On Instagram, he has 1 million followers and on YouTube, he’s got 2.67 million subscribers.
The artist was born to Chinese and Ecuadorian parents. He often talks about them on his social media and how much he appreciates them supporting his burgeoning career. Spencer also has one younger sister named Gigi. Born and raised in Manhattan, Polanco is of both Chinese and Ecuadorian descent. He told Forbes that his parents weren't supportive of his career at first, preferring that he go to college.
He tried college twice, studying science at Purchase College and then math at City University New York. After a year and a half, he dropped out to pursue his dream of becoming "the largest man-made business within the entertainment industry." Spencer has stayed quiet about his love life and any potential girlfriend.
1. A beatbox performance by Spencer X.
2. A beatbox challenge video between Spencer x and an electronic mimicking cactus toy.
3. A helium beatbox challenge by Spencer X.
4. A beatbox challenge video between Spencer X and a life-size stuff boy of himself.
5. A behind the scene video of a glitch beatbox trend by Spencer X.
A. Spencer X’s real name is Spencer Polanco Knight.
A. Spencer X was born on the 20th of April, 1992. He is currently 30 years old.
A. Spencer X is estimated to be worth close to $5 million.
A. Spencer Polanco Knight, or Spencer X, was born on April 20, 1992, is a beatboxer, social media, and YouTube star, born and raised in Manhattan, New York, USA. Spencer rose to fame on YouTube and TikTok, where he is known for his fast-paced and smooth beatboxing and music tracks. He has been featured in several publications as an artist to watch, including USA Today. Since his rise to fame, Spencer has collaborated with a number of famous artists, including Alicia Keys and Sean Kingston.