Cory Williams a.k.a. CoryxKenshin is a Youtube star, vlogger, comedian, social media personality, and an all-around entertainer. His video/online content varies from gaming videos to games reviews, comedy sketches, as well as social commentary. From humble beginnings, he has become one of the most famous YouTube gamers in the world.
Armed with a unique approach to gameplay and a quirky sense of humor, CoryxKenshin has garnered massive and loyal followership across several social media platforms. His self-titled YouTube channel has over 3.4 million subscribers and has cumulated well over one billion views.
Who Is CoryxKenshin (Cory Williams)?
Cory Devante Williams, best known as CoryxKenshin by his fans, was born on the 9th day of November in the year 1992. He was born in Detroit City, Michigan. His parents are Stephanie and Anthony K. Williams Jr. and he grew up with 2 siblings, a younger sister named Aleya and a younger brother named Anthony.
Information regarding his early education is unavailable but we are in the know that he enrolled to study media arts at the Michigan State University in 2010. He quit after 2 years and moved to study computer science at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. This second attempt at getting a college degree was also unsuccessful as he eventually quit to pursue a fulltime online career.
CoryxKenshin’s YouTube career officially began with the creation of his eponymous YouTube channel on April 27, 2009. However, his first video upload was made on May 25, 2009, at the age of 16. His video content at that time was primarily a commentary on his life as a college student. His uploads were also done once/twice every week and were sometimes found to be irregular. He eventually took a hiatus from YouTube in late 2011.
After a break of a year and a half, CoryxKenshin resumed uploading videos on YouTube in April 2013. Interestingly, his range of content was then broadened to include gaming videos. His hard work and consistency paid off over the years as his subscriber and viewership count continued to soar. He got a major boost in October 2015 when one of his gaming videos became a viral hit. The video dubbed “FNAF DUBSTEP G-DASH LEVEL!? YES PLS. | Geometry Dash (2.0)” has amassed nearly 7 million views and counting.
The internet star’s online presence received a major boost afterward and by November 19, 2016, he reached the 1 million follower milestone. He has since exceeded this number and has recorded even greater milestones. CoryxKenshin has also recorded some major collaborations with other YouTube stars over the years.
As expected, a flourishing YouTube career comes with a substantial level of financial rewards. Though CoryxKenshin’s exact income is not known, the YouTube star is estimated to be earning from $81,000 to as much as $1.3 Million. He also runs an online store where he markets a variety of branded merchandise. With these and many other profitable business ventures, he has amassed quite a sizeable amount of wealth for himself. His net worth is pegged at a conservative estimate of $450,000.
CoryxKenshin is also a well-known philanthropist and has organized fundraising efforts for diverse charities. Back in 2015, he had a major collaboration with “Charity: Water”, a non-profit aimed at proving access to clean and safe water to communities in developing countries.
Is He Dead?
CoryxKenshin is very much alive and well. Being a famous internet celebrity makes him susceptible to death hoaxes but these false rumors are just what they are, mere hoaxes. The internet star does not give much attention to these speculations and they ultimately die off as easily as they started.
Other Facts To Know About CoryxKenshin
He tells clean jokes
Beyond the fun and entertainment that his videos offer, CoryxKenshin has a reputation for his clean sense of humor. He rarely uses swear/curse words and this has endeared him to millions of followers and fans. He fondly refers to his loyal fans and subscribers as “Samurai”.
He is very religious
CoryxKenshin is also well known by fans to be very serious with his Christian faith. He often quotes Bible verses in his videos and he also seizes any opportunities to speak about his faith in God.