Deji Olatunji is a YouTuber popular with the YouTube name ComedyShortsGamer.
Oladeji Olatunji was born in London to Nigerian parents (Olajide and Yinka Olatunji) on December 9, 1996. He currently resides in the same city of his birth with his parents.
Deji’s parents initially didn’t buy his idea of choosing YouTubing as a career but their opinion changed after they saw their older son excel at it. They gave him every support he needed, appearing in some of his YouTube videos, in fact, Prank with My Mum, a video he did with his mom is of one his most watched videos on his channel.
How It All Began…
Deji is known for starring in his own gaming channel called ComedyShortsGamer and he keeps subscribers glued and entertained by incorporating a unique blend of comedy, gaming, and family pranks into his contents.
With lots of exposure, he got from for appearing on his brother’s (KSIOlajideBT) videos, Deji launched into YouTube in August 2011. His first YouTube channel TheAngelzKid only had one video titled Ninja Gaiden at the time but he has recently changed the channel’s name to Deji and has uploaded random content there.
He also used to make short sketches featuring his brother and dad but by 2016 he no longer uploads such videos. Today, his YouTube channel ComedyShortsGamer has over 9 million subscribers and garnering over 3,078,251,207 views.
He also uploaded videos where he partook in deadly challenges that sometimes caused him pains physically, these challenges included the hot sauce challenge and Do Not Do Challenge. His most popular video is the one he did with Marina Joyce titled Try Not To Laugh Challenge With My New Girlfriend which has 19,423,591 views.
In 2015, Deji emerged second on the Tubular Labs for BBC list as ‘UK’s Most Influential YouTube Creators, behind his brother. In the same year, he participated in the 2015 Legends of Gaming competition alongside other YouTube gamers like Calfreezy and Wroetoshaw and also emerged successful finishing second.
He has also ventured into acting. In 2016, he featured in comedy film Laid In America, alongside his brother KSI and another YouTube star, Casper Lee taking the lead role, and The Rackaracka
His Relationship With KSI
Deji is a younger brother to YouTube sensation, KSI whose real name is Olajide William and also popularly known online as KSIOlajideBT.
KSI created his YouTube channel in July 2009 and his viral videos which are usually game videos (particularly FIFA), then vulgar, sometimes sexual humour, comedy sketches pranks, and music videos. By December 2012, his channel already had up to a million subscribers.
Currently, with over 17 million subscribers and over 3.5 billion views on his videos, KSI Youtube channel is the 42nd most subscribed YouTube channel in the world and he is the 5th World’s Top-Earning YouTube Stars 2015 according to Forbes. With this fame, KSI has launched into his music career, taking it to its next level.
His debut album titled Keep Up which was released in 2016, topped the UK R&B Albums Chart.
So, Deji Olatunji gained popularity online long before he launched his YouTube channel in 2011 because his big brother always featured him alongside his dad in his videos. Deji has also featured his brother in some of his videos.
How Tall Is Deji Olatunji?
He stands at a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches, his other body measurements are not readily available online.
Other Facts About Deji Olatunji
The YouTube Sensation recently launched his own clothing line called Tank. Tank produces beanies, baseball caps, tees, wristbands and backpack, which are sold via his website.
Deji is very much active on Social media platforms sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He also promotes his YouTube channel via these platforms. Presently, he has over 2 million followers on Instagram and over 1.64 million on Twitter.
About how much he earns, well, his annual salary is said to be said to range from $146.8k to $2.3 million (not confirmed yet) and his net worth is an estimated $5 million.
He was involved in a terrible accident back in 2016, his car crashed but thank goodness he came out alive.
Deji has taste for good cars, he used to have two cars; a Lamborghini Huracan which he sold and an Audi TT which was badly damaged in the accident. Currently, he drives a Porsche 91 Cayenne 4s car which is said to worth $ 112,000.00 and a Range Rover.
He recently bought his own house, but according to him, he will still be at his parents’ place until he is done fixing the new one.