Olajide Olayinka Williams "JJ" Olatunji, better known as KSI, is an English YouTuber, rapper and entrepreneur. He is a co-founder and member of the Sidemen, a British YouTube group. In addition, he is a co-owner of Prime Hydration, XIX Vodka, and the Sides restaurant group.
In 2009, JJ created his primary YouTube account. He then used it to post gaming commentary videos for the FIFA video game series, which helped him gain a following. His YouTube channel now features vlogs and comedic-style videos.
Dissimulation, JJ's first studio album, debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart in 2020. All Over The Place, his second studio album, debuted at the top of the charts. On the UK Singles Chart, he has produced 14 top 40 singles, seven of which reached the Top 10 and five of which reached the Top 5.
|Name||Olajide Olayinka Williams "JJ" Olatunji|
|Profile Name||JJ Olatunji|
|DOB (Age)||19 June 1993 (29 years)|
|DOJ (YouTube)||January 26th, 2011|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
In 2008 when JJ was still in his early teens, he created his first YouTube account with the username “JideJunior”. On July 24, 2009, he opened his current YouTube account with the username KSIOlajideBT, where he posted gaming-commentary videos of the FIFA video game series from his bedroom in Watford, England. Once he started receiving a consistent monthly income from his uploads, he left his sixth-form college to focus on his YouTube career.
“Black Ops | One in the Chamber” is the oldest available video and JJ’s first video on this channel. He plays Call of Duty: Black Ops “One in the chamber” mode, where each player gets one bullet, a knife and three lives.
Polaris, a division of Maker Studios, signed JJ in October 2013. JJ has been a member of the British YouTube group known as the Sidemen since October 19, 2013. The group also sells only Sidemen merchandise and creates online videos that frequently feature challenges, sketches, and video game commentary.
After beginning to write and create comedy-rap songs for his YouTube channel in 2011, JJ collaborated with Dcypha Productions to release his debut single, “Lamborghini,” on March 23, 2015, which featured British grime MC P Money. On the UK Singles Chart, the song peaked at number thirty. “Creature”, which JJ independently released on June 23, 2017, peaked at position 100 on the UK Singles Chart.
To “take [his] music to the next level” and “further develop his music career in the US and internationally”, JJ signed a deal with RBC Records and BMG on November 4, 2019. It was confirmed that the label would be in charge of overseeing and reissuing JJ’s independent catalog recordings in addition to managing the group’s upcoming releases. It was confirmed that day that JJ had already begun work on his debut studio album.
The alleged conflict between JJ and the British YouTuber Joe Weller started in 2018. They declared they would host an amateur boxing match on February 3, 2018, following Twitter arguments and diss tracks between the two. 1 minute and 37 seconds into the third round, JJ used a technical knockout to win the match.
It was revealed on February 24, 2018, that JJ and Logan Paul would square off in a white-collar boxing amateur fight. Two judges scored the fight evenly at 57-57, and a third judge scored it 58-57 in favor of JJ, resulting in a majority draw. On November 9, 2019, JJ and Paul had a rematch. Paul lost to JJ by a split decision, with two judges giving the fight to KSI (56-55 and 57-54, respectively), and one judge giving Paul (56-55) the victory.
As of June 2022, JJ’s net worth is $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In 2018, Esquire magazine reported that, according to Social Blade, JJ can make up to £250,000 in advertising revenue from one video and that product endorsements on his social media cost around £75,000. JJ was listed as the director of three UK companies with equity of $2.2 million by Heavy that same year. JJ acknowledged that he also owns over ten properties “all around England” with a combined value of more than £10 million in an interview with Men’s Health.
Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji was born on 19 June 1993. His mother, Yinka, is from Islington, London, and his father, Jide, is from Ibadan, Nigeria. He was educated at Berkhamsted School in Berkhamsted, where he met future partner and Sidemen member Simon Minter. He was raised in Watford, Hertfordshire. JJ is an Arsenal F.C. supporter. Deji, J.J.'s younger brother, is a YouTuber as well. The brothers were ranked first and second, by Tubular Labs in 2015 as "U.K.'s Most Influential YouTube Creators".
JJ is a famous personality on all social media platforms.
He has a separate YouTube channel by the name of KSI, which has 23.8 million subscribers and more than 5.8 billion views. He uploads the music he produces on this channel.
He is followed by 11.5 million people with 889,668 average likes on Instagram, where he posts pictures of his concerts and upcoming events as well as images of his life.
He is followed by over 9.3 million people on TikTok and has more than 72 million likes. He posts short comedic bits on his TikTok.
JJ posts vlogs, reaction videos, challenges and pranks on his YouTube channel. He posts a video every 3 to 5 days. His videos get more than a million views regularly as well as an impressive number of likes.
Some of his most-watched videos are “Try not to laugh” challenges, Among Us let’s plays, videos with Logan Paul, reaction videos, meme videos, Reddit videos and videos where he plays horror games.
JJ reacts to a compilation of people getting into dangerous situations in this video.
JJ attempts the “Try Not to Laugh Challenge” in this video.
JJ watches a compilation of weird videos.
JJ reacts to KSI vs Logan Paul memes.
A. Originally, JJ was supposed to fight Jake, but after some discussion, Logan was substituted. KSI and his brother Deji insulted Paul’s girlfriend and family during the second press conference in the lead-up to the first fight. He referred to them as Paul’s “ludicrous mom” and “disgusting, delusional dad.”. Paul eventually left the press conference early after several other exchanges.
A. KSI has a purple Lamborghini Aventador which was prominently featured in the music video for the single Lamborghini. Jak X directed the music video which was shot in London in February 2015 and posted to KSI’s YouTube channel on March 25, 2015. It is currently KSI’s most-watched music video with 112 million views.
A. Despite the YouTuber’s best efforts to keep his romantic life private, fans eventually found out that Seana Cuthbert and JJ dated during their high school years. According to reports, the former couple split up in 2014. In 2017, Lois Sharpe may have been involved with JJ. The model and social media sensation Nia Pickering was also briefly associated with the YouTuber. According to reports, the couple dated from 2018 to 2019.