People become famous for doing so many things. While some rose to prominence for being superstars in sports, politics, and whatnot, others broke into stardom as a result of their activities on the internet; Koksal Baba belongs to this class of celebrities. He became a public figure after a video he appeared in went viral in 2015.
As captured in the video, Baba, who is of small stature, was fighting a man twice his size on the street. Shortly after the video was shared online, it went viral, raking in over six million views and earning him a huge following on his social media platforms as well.
Best described as the most unlikely viral video in the world, the incident was a stepping stone for Baba to attain the status of a celebrity. Currently, Koksal has his personal YouTube channel called Koksal Baba. It boasts of over 600 subscribers and features videos about his life in Turkey, from where the superstar manages his online career.
Koksal Baba Bio (Age)
The little man was born on the 10th day of February and in the year 1975. His place of birth was in Trabzon, a city on the coast of Northern Turkey. Baba’s zodiac sign is Aquarius while his real name is Köksal Bektaşoğlu.
From what we learned, Baba is a retired boxer. The man claims that his career lasted for almost twenty years, after which he officially retired in the year 2010. The YouTube star often brag about winning the Turkish junior boxing championship for three years.
While details of Baba’s family life and background are hard to come by, we can tell that the internet sensation was nicknamed Köksal Baba after he became a bully.
As gathered, he is known for attacking anybody who stands on his way or messes with him. Though Baba admits he is a bully, he tries as much as possible to live his life like every other man out there. He is very popular in his town and has received numerous offer to appear in movies and television shows. But he keeps turning their requests down because, according to him, he doesn’t want his videos to “lose their naturalism”. Koksal’s YouTube channel mostly features videos of him hanging out with his friends and having good moments with them.
His Family Life
After a frantic search, we couldn’t lay our hands on information about Baba’s marital status. This absolutely makes it difficult to tell if he is still single or married and if he has his own kids or not. Considering his age, however, it will come as no surprise if we eventually find out that he is married with kids.
For those who have shown interest in knowing about his love life, it is not known if Koksal has dated any woman in the past as he has not been romantically linked to anyone. From what we’ve seen so far, the YouTuber seems to be very much focused on his career.
Other Facts You Need To Know
1. The little dude is four feet tall.
2. What basically pushes Baba’s videos to the frontline is his diminutive stature, which stands on a parallel line with his ‘no-nonsense’ attitude.
3. The name of the internet personality’s closest friend is Süleyman Köse, who is also his video man. The pair became friends after getting in a fistfight when they met for the first time. Following the incident, the two became playfellows and have been documenting their adventures together.
4. Baba has a child-sized car which takes him around the town.
5. His friend, Kose, has a cafe where the YouTube star usually hangs out to drink tea. The cafe is located in Trabzon.
6. Baba has his friend to thank for his rise to prominence. As gathered, before stardom, Kose used to call people’s attention to Koksal Baba, especially on Facebook.
7. The YouTube star was once mentioned on an episode of the American humor and politics podcast, Chapo Trap House.
8. During his 41st birthday party, the YouTube sensation and his friend raised money for several charitable causes.
9. Köksal Baba shares the same birthplace with Mahir Cagri, who was also famous on the internet.