Amiri King is not a name to disregard as far as YouTube comedy is concerned. With millions of subscribers and viewers flocking to his channel, the YouTube personality is nowhere below average in ratings. King created his YouTube channel in 2008 and has posted several comic and parodic videos on the platform. Amiri’s fame followed the success of the channel RoyalMediaMafia which always leaves the viewers in awe, waiting for more interesting and funny videos. There is so much to know about the comedian and YouTube personality. Keep reading to find out more about him below.
Who Is Amiri King? Bio, Age
The YouTube comedian was born Tony Donovan Schork on July 10, 1979, in Louisville Kentucky. It was later on in life that he got his name changed to Amiri King as he never liked his birth name. The famous YouTuber reportedly admired the likes of famous poet Amiri Baraka, and this was why he chose that name.
Growing up, he got into trouble with the law many times as his life at the time was not in the best place. This was because Amiri King had deserted his home to dwell on the streets and only survived through street life. One of his unforgettable incidents with the law was when he was charged with first degree armed robbery at the age of 16. The crime landed him a jail sentence of over three years which he served.
After his release in 2000, Amiri King made a decision to turn a new leaf and sought ways to live a better life. That was when his career started to emerge. From giving motivational talks to the youth, he soon evolved with the rest of the world; joined Twitter and also created his own YouTube channel in 2008. Interestingly, Amiri King’s channel which he named RoyalMediaMafia did not revolve around motivational talks. He began to post funny videos and parodies on the platform and started to grow his following.
Amiri has always had a soft spot for cars. He also reflects his love for cars in his videos as he incorporates a series of comic and parodic videos on his channel. As a matter of fact, King started his posting spree with vehicle commercial parodies. His YouTube channel has over 300 thousand subscribers with millions of views on each video. Some of his very popular videos include Chevy Silverado Parody and Chevy Silverado Parody 2. He has had several collaborations with other YouTube stars. One of them is the popular YouTuber, Peter Shukoff.
Amiri King’s comedic adventures did not only end on YouTube; reports have it that he writes comedy for comedians and makes a lot of money from there as well. The YouTuber has also tested waters in the world of movies. He has appeared in many movies where he has played very notable roles. Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with Rick and Ed is one of the movies which he has starred in. Amiri King, in 2014, bagged the Best Comedian award by Leo Magazine.
His Net Worth
Amiri King has his YouTube channel and his comic adventures to thank for his earnings. Several sources have estimated his net worth to be around $250,000. However, he did not confirm this himself. Looking at how far he has come one can only be happy about him turning a new leaf and leaving a decent life free from crimes. From all indications, this figure could become a trifling amount to the youtube star in the coming years as his finances continue to grow.
Family – Wife, Kids
Amiri King is one of those personalities whose rough and difficult childhood did not destroy their perception of love and life. Although he does not reveal much about his parents or his childhood, the YouTube star is still very much positive about life and the idea of family.
He is currently in a relationship with Sara Ruminski. We do not have the exact date with regards to when they started dating but we do know that the couple has been together for years. Some sources describe Sara as his wife but there have been no reports of a wedding. The only known fact is that the couple is engaged.
King is a father to three beautiful girls – Marcy, Kennedy, and Tilly. Again, due to his tendency to keep his personal life private, we cannot ascertain whether Sara is the mother of the girls.