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Oladeji Olatunji

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Oladeji Olatunji
Personal information
BornOladeji Daniel Olatunji
(1996-12-09) 9 December 1996 (age 23)
Occupation
Websiteyoutube.com/comedyshortsgamer
YouTube information
Also known asComedyShortsGamer, CSG, Deji
Channel
Years active2011–present
Genre
Subscribers8.7 million
(18 January 2018)
Total views3.0 billion
(18 January 2018)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2012
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2013
Updated 9 January 2017

Oladeji Daniel "Deji" Olatunji (born 9 December 1996) is a British YouTube personality and vlogger with over 8.7 million subscribers and has had over 3 billion video views. His channel, as of January 2018, is the 142nd most subscribed channel on YouTube.[2][3][4] The name "ComedyShortsGamer" comes from Deji's passion for short comedy skits in gaming. His videos mostly consist of vlogs, challenges, pranks and game-play/commentary.

Personal life[edit]

Olatunji is ranked number one and two respectively as "UK’s Most Influential Youtube Creators" by Tubular Labs in 2015. On 4 September 2016, ComedyShortsGamer was involved in a severe car accident, where his car, an Audi TT, was completely destroyed as a result of the crash. He later released 2 videos; titled “i could've died” and “i escaped death” where he explains the accident.[5]

Career[edit]

Before his main channel, Olatunji began a Youtube channel named TheAngelzKid, which he created on 26 August 2011.[6] Deji opened his current Youtube account, ComedyShortsGamer, on 1 December 2011, with a gameplay video from Halo. In December 2016, Deji renamed the channel to 'Deji', now using it as his secondary channel.[7][8] By November 2017, Olatunji had reached over 8.5 million subscribers and 2 billion video views, whilst his secondary channel has reached over 530,000 subscribers and 12 million video views .[9][10]

Since making his channel, he has collaborated with other Youtube personalities, including: KSI (his brother), Marcus Butler, RackaRacka and Caspar Lee. Olatunji uploads a wide variety of videos, ranging from gameplay to pranks. His “Pranking My Mum” video is one of his most viewed pranking videos, with over 13 million views.[11]

Olatunji is active throughout social media, with over 1.68 million followers on Twitter, 2.0 million followers on Instagram and over 1.4 million likes on Facebook, as of January 2018. His talent management agency, OP Talent, shows “Comedy Shorts Gamer is one of the fastest growing UK YouTube and social media stars, regularly positioned at the top of the UK daily most viewed video charts behind his brother.”[12]

Awards and nominations[edit]

In a chart published by YouTube in December 2014, gamers and vloggers were revealed to be the "biggest stars on Youtube” for British viewers. In July 2015, AdvertisingAge featured Olatunji in their “10 Most Influential YouTube Stars Among Adults” study.[13][14] In November 2015, Olatunji was nominated by Melty for the "Cool is Everywhere award", which was later won by youtuber Joe Sugg.[15] In December Tubular Labs ranked Olatunji #2 in the “top ten most influential UK YouTube creators” list.[16]

References[edit]

  1. "HOW WELL DO I KNOW MY GIRLFRIEND?!?!". YouTube. Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  2. "Who is Oladeji Olatunji? (comedyshortsgamer) – Rocky Kinn". www.rockyforkinn.com. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
  3. "comedyshortsgamer YouTube Stats, Channel Statistics - Socialblade.com". socialblade.com. Retrieved 2017-01-16.
  4. "Meet the 21-year-old YouTuber who made millions playing video games". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  5. Radu, Mihnea (2016-09-11). "YouTuber ComedyShortsGamer Gets 9 Stitches, Totals Audi TT". autoevolution. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  6. "Deji". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-01-15.
  7. Deji (2016-12-10), GETTING ON TOP OF MY GIRLFRIEND!!!, retrieved 2017-01-15
  8. ComedyShortsGamer (2011-12-04), Short: Winning The Game, retrieved 2017-01-15
  9. "TheAngelzKid YouTube Channel Stats, Subscriber Statistics, Ranking". vidstatsx.com. Retrieved 2017-01-15.
  10. "comedyshortsgamer YouTube channel statistics - StatSheep". www.statsheep.com. Retrieved 2017-01-15.
  11. Lowbridge, Caroline (2015-10-23). "The UK YouTube stars with fans around the world". BBC News. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  12. "COMEDY SHORTS GAMER - OP Talent". OP Talent. Retrieved 2017-01-15.
  13. "Here Are the 10 Most Influential YouTube Stars Among Adults". Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  14. "Two Nigerian Brothers, Olajide & Deji Olatunji Top UK's Most Influential Youtube Creators - INFORMATION NIGERIA". www.informationng.com. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  15. "melty Future Awards 2016, meet Deji Olatunji!". melty.com. 2015-12-03. Retrieved 2017-01-14.
  16. "Only a third of UK's top 10 most influential YouTuber's traffic originates in UK". The Drum. Retrieved 2017-01-15.

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