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DeStorm Power

DeStorm Power
Source: Instagram


DeStorm Power, born on January 30, 1982, in Arlington County, Virginia, is a multifaceted talent in the digital entertainment industry, known for his work as an Internet personality, actor, rapper, and entrepreneur.


DeStorm Power's YouTube channel, under the username DeStorm in 2006, has amassed over 3.1 million subscribers and 591 million views. His content ranges from covers and beatbox covers of well-known songs to original content based on subscribers' challenges and suggestions. His "Rap Up" series, started in 2009, is among his most popular content on his channel.


Personal Information


Name

DeStorm Power

Profile Name

DeStorm Power

DOB (Age)

January 30, 1982 (42 years)

DOJ (YouTube)

Apr 26, 2006

Total Videos

791+

Schedule/Status

Active /2-3 videos every week

Net Worth

$3 million approx

Nationality

American

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States of America


Social media statistics


Platform

Followers/Subscribers

Views

YouTube


3.1 million subscribers

591,547,554

Instagram


6.7 million followers

Twitter


223k followers


Career


Born on January 30, 1982, in Arlington County, Virginia, and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Power faced numerous challenges in his early life, including frequently moving schools and dropping out in the ninth grade. DeStorm Power's journey to stardom was riddled with hardships.


Moving from Baltimore to New York and eventually California, he endured homelessness and adversity as he strived to establish himself in the music industry. The turning point in his career was when he was handed a business card by a talent scout, which paved the way for his internships and ghostwriting at record labels such as Atlantic Records and Universal. Power's journey to fame began with his YouTube channel, which he registered under the username DeStorm in 2006. It was his utilisation of YouTube as a platform to showcase his singing, songwriting, and production skills that solidified his reputation.


In addition to YouTube, Power gained significant popularity on Vine, where his short comedic videos and storytelling skills quickly amassed a large following. This success on Vine helped him expand his career to other platforms, including Instagram and TikTok. Power's collaborations with companies such as Pepsi, Hot Pockets, THQ and Home Depot helped him in the progression and expansion of his fan base.

In addition to social media, Power has ventured into entrepreneurship. He established For Brown Men, a clothing line that caters to men of colour, providing stylish and high-quality clothing options. Power also founded PowerHouse Fit, a fitness brand that focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle and providing fitness training programs and products. He has also worked with organisations like UNICEF and the American Cancer Society to raise awareness and funds for various causes.


Net Worth


As of February 2024, DeStorm Power has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million, according to multiple sources. His YouTube channel acts as his primary source of income. In addition to ad revenue, he has released several albums and singles, generating income from music sales and streaming platforms.


Furthermore, he has ventured into entrepreneurship by launching his clothing line and producing his merchandise, which would lead to additional income. Power has also collaborated with brands like Pepsi and HomeDepot which would contribute to his income.


Personal Life


Source: Instagram


DeStorm Power was born into a family with eight siblings and was raised in Baltimore, Maryland by his mother after she left his father early in his life. His childhood was marked by frequent school changes and the challenges of being raised in a single-parent household. DeStorm's early years were characterised by dropping out of school in the ninth grade and getting juvenile detention for petty crimes.


He mentions that his life took a significant turn when he became a father to his son Tayvion. He has not shared much information about his wife and has kept that side of his life away from the eye of the public. DeStorm is also a track and field athlete and a specialist triple jumper who was invited to the Olympic Trials as a teenager.


Other Social Media Statistics


DeStorm Power has a significant following across social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. DeStorm has over 6.7 million followers on Instagram and over 225k followers on Twitter. He uses his huge following on Instagram to promote his channel, brands and sponsors to his audience.


He also uploads personal content such as pictures of himself and provides updates about his life. He uses his presence across platforms to interact and engage with his audience as well.


Content on YouTube


The content on DeStorm Power's channel is diverse, ranging from hip-hop videos to creative beatbox covers of well-known songs, demonstrating his versatility as an artist. One of his most engaging content types is the original music and videos created based on challenges and suggestions from his subscribers. His "Rap Up" series, which began in 2009, stands out as a particularly popular segment, where Power wraps up the year's events in a single rap.


In addition to music, Power's channel features a variety of content, including the "Caught" series. The series has been well-received, earning nominations for an Emmy Award and four Streamy Awards, of which it won two.


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With over 23 million views, this is the most viewed video on the DeStorm Power channel. This is a video in which DeStorm talks about how to approach women.


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This is the second most viewed video on the channel and has over 23 million views. This is a compilation video of Season 1 of the “Caught” series.


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This is the official music video of his song, Tsunami . This is the third most viewed video on the channel and has 15 million views.


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This is the fourth most viewed video on the channel with over 14 million views. This is the official music video of his song, King Kong.


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This is a video in which DeStorm learns free running. This is the fifth most popular video on the channel and has 11 million views.


Interesting Facts


  1. He has won two comedy awards and has been nominated for an Emmy Award and four Streamy Awards, winning two for his series "Caught".

  2. "Wuz Up World? (What's up World?)" is Power's catchphrase.

  3. Power has worked with organisations like UNICEF and the American Cancer Society to raise awareness and funds for various causes.

FAQs

Q. What is one of DeStorm Power's notable collaborations?

A.  He collaborated with Nice Peter in the Epic Rap Battles of History episode "Mr. T vs. Mr. Rogers".

Q. What is The Zeus Network?

A.  The Zeus Network is an SVOD streaming platform co-founded by DeStorm Power, King Bach, Amanda Cerny, and Lemuel Plummer. `

Q. How did DeStorm Power start his career?

A.  Power started his career on YouTube, creating music and videos based on subscribers' challenges and suggestions. 
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