While there may be many opportunities on the internet for millennials to log onto and make it quite big, many of these avenues still amaze many as to what openings they have. One of such platforms that harbor tremendous opportunities is YouTube. Create a channel, develop a quality content, upload it and have thousands clicking on it to view. And guess what, you get earnings thereof and even rise to the celebrity status. Crazy, right? But that’s the thing. Put all together, create more and dedicatedly put it out, your purse smiles. The best part is that you ultimately get paid for doing what you love- fashion, food, gaming, music, even pranks, name it, the content is limitless. Coby Persin is such a person who seems to be fully utilizing and maximizing the opportunities that lie on the internet.
He is an American Youtube personality known as a prankster and social experimenter on his channel, zipkid99. Coby is known for his famous videos such as Girl Walks Around NYC With No Pants, Making Homeless Guys Arm Wrestle For Money and The Dangers of Social Media (Child Predator Social Experiment).
Besides the uniqueness and quality of his contents, he also aims at promoting moral values and passes useful information to the society such as teaching kids internet safety and letting parents know of the harm that could meet their kids from the use of the internet, unguarded and unguided.
However, that is not to say that there are people who have become famous for their infamous use of the internet. That brings it down to say that whatever is done in that community (internet community), is open to both netizens and visitors and have a way of spelling out who and what a person represents.
Let’s take a look at what this internet personality does beyond who he is.
Coby Persin Bio – Age
The YouTube prankster and experimenter greeted mother earth on the 7th day of May 1994, in New York, the USA. Although he has not let in on his family and early life, he was raised alongside a brother.
The youngster has his eye on fame from early in life. He was a model and has appeared in advertisements for companies like Fuerte Men, Mentality Magazine, and the NFL. The companies he modeled for include Abercrombie & Fitch where he worked for a year.
He started his YouTube career in October 2010 with the intention to make as much money as he can through pranks as well as to teach kids about internet safety via social experiments. However, he did not just stumble upon the decision to start making prank videos. Fellow YouTube pranksters like Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, known as VitalyzdTV inspired him into that path.
His versatility and quality video contents have helped to set him apart from the rest. Coby does not just make and post random videos but he gives each of his contents a good thought with the intention of passing on useful information to the society. His viral outputs have, however, proved that one does not need to be famous to become a celebrity. Just consistently do what is right and affect the society positively in your own “little” way. People would definitely notice.
In effect, his channel zipkid99 has garnered over 4.1 million subscribers. Some of his popular videos have over 10 million views and they include Girl Walks Around NYC With No Pants, How to Order McDonald’s Like a Boss, Extreme Fight Me Prank and Making Homeless Guys Arm Wrestle For Money.
In one of his social experiment videos, Dangers of Social Media, Coby Persin taught children about internet safety.
His Cars and Net Worth
Most of the time, it does not count for the quantity as much as the quality of the contents you push out to viewers. Coby Persin may not be making a video every day but the ones he uploads once in two or three months rakes in a good number of views per day and of course, earnings. His videos get as much as an average of 750,000 views per day.
Coby’s net worth is estimated around $1.5 million and he makes extra income through modeling and endorsement deals.
In addition to all his interests and internet persona, Coby is a car freak. His Instagram account featured his BMWi8 in black and gold chrome. At one time, he took a picture of him attending a business meeting in a private jet plane. His other car collections include a satin black Bentley Continental GT.
Coby doesn’t mind spending his money on exotic luxury cars and as a result, he increases his earnings daily to accommodate his future purchase of pricey cars. He is not just a car lover but has also made a business out of it revealing the entrepreneurial side of him. While many other rental companies charge $1000 per day to rent an exotic car, he offers exotic cars all wrapped in gold at only $499 per day.
He opened a car rental services, Fort Lee Golden Chrome Car Rentals, with a vision to change the traditional exotic car rental industry. The company, credited with being the world’s first all gold chrome car rental, offer quality drivers and chauffeur for every car. There are five cars in his collection: the Audi, Maserati, Land Rover, Porsche, and his BMW i8.
Coby Persin Height and Other Facts
1. His birth sign is Taurus.
2. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 72kg.
3. Coby is also a star on other social media platforms. He has over 227k followers on Instagram and more than 24k on Twitter.
4. He is said to be a look-alike of the actor, Zac Efron which may have added to his popularity.
5. The internet star started his work with 11 people but now has millions of fans and followers worldwide.
6. He features teenagers in his videos with the consent of their parents. This adds more uniqueness and credibility to his posts.
7. Coby dropped out of high school and then college to pursue his passion, making people laugh.
8. The YouTube personality believes in the law of attraction. He thinks that if one is around the right people, one will attract them, thus, the outlook for his rental business.
10. Some of his videos have been termed inappropriate to watch thus, stemming up some controversies.