Darren Watkins Jr., better known by his online alias IShowSpeed or simply Speed, is an American YouTuber, streamer, rapper, and songwriter currently signed to Warner Records. He is known for his variety livestreams in which he primarily plays video games such as Fortnite and NBA 2K.
What is ishowspeed net worth 2022
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Monthly Income:||$20,000 +|
|Date of Birth:||January 21, 2005|
|Height:||1.75m (5′ 9″)|
|Weight:||65 kg or 143 lbs|
IShowSpeed’s real name is Darren Watkins and he’s generally believed to be about 17 years old, having been born on the 21st of January 2005 in Ohio, US. He hasn’t revealed anything about his past or family including how many siblings he has. Apart from his passion for video games and streaming, IShowSpeed also spent some time playing football as a teenager. Speed created his very first YouTube channel when he was still in grade school around March 2016. He had winded up waiting another year and a half before he published his first video in December of the next year which was an NBA 2K18 shoot-around clip. In 2018, IShowSpeed tried at publishing a Fortnite live stream which only ever managed to gain a few people’s attention. Due to some early lack of success, Speed stopped posting content and he began concentrating on Football and school for a couple of years.
According to some reports, IShowSpeed is a father of a daughter but he hasn’t disclosed her name to the media. He is quite private about his personal life and even didn’t share information about her daughter’s mother. IShowSpeed was previously dating a girl named Ermony Renee but their relationship didn’t last long and they broke up after he found out that she was cheating on him.
Damien is currently living in Ohio. He is a 17 year old YouTuber with around 13 million subscribers on the platform. he was earlier in a relationship with Ermony Renee, but is now allegedly single.
Darren Watkins Jr. has done his early schooling in Michigan, where he used to spend most of his early years. Later, when he started his YouTube channel, he left his studies. IShowSpeed is currently working on his channel, and he barely even cares about his studies.
Career and Awards
IShowSpeed is a very successful Teenager of America. He is a YouTuber who started his YouTube channel in 2016, although, because of not gaining enough success in the early phases, he closed his channel. In 2020, after getting forced by his friends to start again, he restarted his channel. IShowSpeed started streaming NBA 2K, which gave him quite a decent response. Later, he started streaming various games like Fortnite, Roblox, Resident Evil, and several more.
All this made his channel very successful, and by the mid of 2021, he already had around a million subscribers. In 2020, he barely had a few thousand, and within a year, he gained a million subscribers, which made him the fastest rising YouTuber. Later, his fans started uploading his content on TikTok, which increased his popularity even more. IShowSpeed won his 81st NBA game to honour his favourite, Kobe Bryant. He also launched his first album named What Else IShowSpeed. Recently, he started working with Twitch star Adin Ross, and his appearance in his video gave him even more fame.