Alastair Aiken, also known online as Ali-A or by his first alias, Matroix, was born on November 6, 1993. He is a British YouTuber well-known for his Call of Duty and Fortnite commentary videos. He is among the highest-paid web professionals.
Over 17.7 million people subscribe to his main channel, Ali-A, which has had more than 5.7 billion views overall. More Ali-A, his second YouTube channel, has more than 8.89 million subscribers and more than 2.5 billion cumulative video views. With his partner Clare Siobhan, Ali-A launched a new channel on April 23 called "Clare & Ali". Since then, the channel has racked up over 795k new subscribers and more than 30 million video views.
Aiken frequently refers to his YouTube fan following as the "Ali-A Army". He was given the titles "Most Popular Call of Duty Channel by Views" and "Most Popular Call of Duty Channel by Subscribers" by Guinness World Records in July 2015.
|Name||Alastair James Aiken|
|DOB (Age)||November 6, 1993 (age 28)|
|DOJ (YouTube)||May 6th, 2013|
|Schedule/Status||2-3 videos per week|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
“Minecraft - Ali-A’s Adventure #1! - FALLING SHEEP!” is the first video on Aiken’s channel. In the video, he plays Minecraft and starts his series of Minecraft gameplays.
Aiken’s commentary and in-game comments are the main subjects of his videos on his main channel. Though it’s not always the case, the Call of Duty and Fortnite franchises make up the majority of the video games he plays on the channel. His videos on his second channel, More Ali-A, often feature more family-friendly games like Minecraft and vlogs about his daily activities and travels. While he does not always begin each of his videos with the same introduction, he typically does so before diving into gameplay in a vlog-like format.
Aiken provides viewers with in-depth reviews of the Call of Duty video game franchise’s latest iterations by covering all the facts that are currently available about them. He produces video game guide series on the games when they are launched, showing viewers how to finish the most recent Call of Duty game.
In October 2013, Aiken secured a contract with Polaris, a YouTube MCN. He currently has both his Ali-A and More Ali-A channels registered with the MCN StyleHaul. The two YouTube channels for Daniel Middleton as well as KSI are among the network’s other noteworthy YouTubers. Both of Aiken’s YouTube channels are in the top 50 in the network, based on data from SocialBlade.
Aiken was in the documentary Minecraft: Into The Nether in January 2016, together with other well-known YouTube stars, including KSI and Syndicate. The documentary’s main objective was to trace the “Minecraft phenomenon” through the group’s quick ascent to online popularity. According to wwd.com, Aiken had a substantial following that “most advertisers would drool over” in September of that year. Aiken was ranked ninth on Business Insider’s list of the most popular British YouTubers in both 2015 and 2016.
Aiken collaborated with other well-known YouTube content producers in the UK in 2016 as part of an effort to impart fundamental programming skills to young people. Over 24,000 young people learned the fundamentals of Python programming as a consequence of the campaign, which received over 13 million views on YouTube.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Aiken is worth $3 million as of August 2022. The MoreAliA YouTube channel receives about 1.36 million views per day and about 40.8 million views per month. Per a thousand video views, YouTube channels can make anything from $3 to $7. According to Net Worth Spot, Aiken earns $163.21 thousand each month, or $2.45 million annually. Aiken might make as much as $4.41 million annually on the top end.
Since 2015, Aiken has been dating social media personality and YouTuber Clare Siobhan. She is a member of his gaming community and works for Xbox as a marketing specialist.
Information about Aiken’s family members is unknown.
Aiken is an active member of social media, and he has a sizable fan base. On Twitch, he has over 283k followers. However, he hasn’t streamed in over 2 years. He has over 2.3 million followers on Instagram, where he posts selfies, pictures with his wife, clips of his videos and more. He has over 2.5 million Twitter followers and gets several likes and retweets. On TikTok, he has more than 1.5 million followers.
Aiken uploads 2-3 videos per week. His videos cross half a million views fairly quickly due to his incredible subscriber base. His videos are mostly reaction videos to various content on the internet, including life hacks, comedic clips and more.
In this video, Aiken reacts to an optical illusion.
Aiken reacts to an optical illusion, including a plus sign and a circle.
Aiken plays “The World’s Easy-est game”.
Aiken attempts the “Try Not To Laugh” challenge.
A. The average monthly views on Ali-YouTube A's channel are 9.25 million, or 308.2k views each day. For every a thousand views of a video on a monetized YouTube channel, they may make $3 to $7. These calculations allow us to determine that Ali-A earns $36,900 per month or $554,800 annually. Video advertisements might bring in as much as $998.6k for Ali-A annually if he earns on the higher end.
A. According to cancerresearchuk.org, Aiken participated in the 1,000 Hours of Fundraising event for Cancer Research UK in August 2016.