IShowSpeed is a US-based gaming YouTuber, streamer & social media personality. He got popular on YouTube for his gaming videos. As of now, he has gained over ten million subscribers on the platform.
Previously, he used to stream video games on Twitch but switched to YouTube after getting banned from the streaming website. Read more to know about his age, height, net worth, wiki, bio, real name, gf, weight, family, ethnicity, parents, siblings & more.
IShowSpeed was born in an American family on 21 January 2005 in Michigan, USA. His real name is Darren Watkins & his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He is a high school student & is yet to complete his high school graduation. As he is pretty famous, he wouldn’t be interested in pursuing college for higher studies.
His ethnicity is mixed. However, he hasn’t revealed any information about his parents or siblings yet. At the current time, he still resides with his mother. Often, his mother’s voice is heard while he is streaming on YouTube. Darren’s marital status is unmarried.
He has a girlfriend named Ermony Renee. She is popularly known by the name Dream. The couple has been dating for a few months now. However, there are no details about his past relationships.
|Real Name||Darren Watkins|
|Age||17 [as of 2022]|
|Date of Birth||21 January 2005|
|Famous For||Youtube videos|
Age, Height & More
IShowSpeed’s age is 17 as of 2021. His height is 5 feet 9 inches & weighs around 60 kg. He has brown eyes & black hair. Darren’s body statistics are unavailable while his shoe size is 9 (US). Looking at her personality, he is a fit person but is usually seen raging while playing video games.
IShowSpeed started his career by launching his YouTube channel on 22 March 2016. He is known for uploading gaming videos usually NBA 2K. After consistent video uploads, a few of his videos got thousands of views helping him gain subscribers. Leaving this, he also live streams on his YouTube channel. His channel hit 100,000 subscribers on 20 April 2021.
He saw an increase in subscribers after Adin Ross appeared in his live streams. Also, he made his music debut on 6 August 2021 with the single Lying featuring Jay Cinco. The song has got over 500k streams in one day on YouTube. Speed’s channel surpassed the one million subscriber milestone on 30 June 2021. Over the past year, his channel grew by almost ten times. This is because he completely switched to YouTube due to the Twitch ban. Hence, this made him stay more active on the video-sharing website.
Speed’s channel growth skyrocketed after various clips from his live streams went viral. The short entertaining clips were reshared by thousands on various social media platforms including Tiktok.
From these clips, people began to find his YouTube channel thereby subscribing to him. He continues to stay entertaining as he doesn’t dedicate all his live streams to a single game. In fact, he even switches between different video games during a single live stream.
Over the past year, he has released numerous songs with his recent single titled Ronaldo [Sewey]. His latest song has acquired over 15 million streams on YouTube and almost 5 million streams on Spotify.
So far in 2022, his channel has been gaining one million subscribers monthly on average. The streamer continues to grow at an exponential rate. Regardless of sometimes facing backlash due to his serious behavior, his fans always appreciate his efforts to make live streams entertaining. Currently, he has over 10.3 million subscribers with 703 million total video views.
Leaving his main channel, he has two other YouTube channels namely Live Speedy and Speedy Boykins. On the primary channel, he is seen uploading highlights from his live streams.
The channel has acquired over 2.63 million subscribers with 377 million total video views. His third channel has 662k subscribers and usually uploads short video clips from live streams. The channel’s most popular video has almost 10 million views.
IShowSpeed Net Worth
IShowSpeed’s net worth is $5 million (estimated). He makes most of his money by streaming on YouTube. Being fully dedicated to YouTube, he primarily earns through ads that run during his live streams. According to Socialblade, his channel amasses an average of 75 million views each month. As per our estimations, he makes at least $125,000 a month in ad revenue.
Moving further, he often receives super chats (donations) from his fans. His earnings from super chats cannot be estimated as they are highly fluctuating. Finally, he has three different membership plans on his channel. Each plan has its own perks but the members’ count is unavailable to the public.
Leaving YouTube, he is mostly seen making money by selling his merchandise. Speed has partnered with Represent to sell his merch on their official website. Looking at the numbers, this source of income is very profitable as he sold out every product listed on the site. As usual, the income numbers are usually kept confidential.
Though Darren is very popular with millions of followers, he isn’t usually preferred by any brands. In the past months, he was never seen promoting or working with any company. This is because he indulged in various controversies that made him unfavorable for sponsors to work with. Below, you can find his controversies.
- Speed started his streaming career on Twitch but got banned due to a sexist rant. He appeared in the live stream on fellow Twitch streamer Adin Ross in December 2021. In the live stream, he asked a few explicit questions to an Instagram model. Moving forward in the conversation, he went to have a huge rant and told some explicit things on the live stream. Looking at Twitch’s T&C, this is against their terms. Due to this, he permanently got banned from Twitch the day after the live stream.
- Darren got banned on Valorant after going on a sexist rant while playing against a random girl. Due to this, he primarily got banned for 30 days. However, he got permanently banned from playing any games released by Riot games after a news reporter shared a clip of his sexist rant.
- During his ten million subscriber stream on YouTube, he did something that was against YouTube’s community guidelines. Due to this, he got a community guidelines strike that resulted in his live stream getting taken down even before hitting the milestone. Darren announced this sad news on Instagram with the caption “I’m banned guys goodbye”. However, it looked like his strike got released and he was able to stream back on the platform just after one week.
- Dooty Booty
- Bounce That A$$
- One More Chance
- NFL Freestyle
- Love In These Streets
- I Don’t Like You
- Shake Pt.2 (with dj Shawny)
- V.V.S Diamondzz (with Tee BandzZ)
- All These (with Tee BandzZ and Icey Zay)
- God is Good
- God is Good with Mac Rockelle
- Ronaldo (SEWY)
- Vaccine (with Mac Rockelle and yvngxchris)
- Meme Song
- He is a fit person & goes to the gym quite often.
- He has over 170k followers on Twitch.
- Currently, he lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- He is good friends with many popular internet personalities including KSI.
- He loves watching anime.
- His Snapchat username is darrenwatkins1.
- He has downloaded almost a hundred games on his PC.
- He has more than 1.7 million streams on Spotify with his most streamed single being Shake Pt.2.
- His contact email is ishowspeed513@gmail[dot]com.
- Joined Twitter in September 2018, he has shared over 200 tweets while gaining 570k+ followers.
- His favorite football player is Cristiano Ronaldo and usually dislikes Leo Messi.
- Darren has a Tiktok account with more than 7 million followers and 27 million total likes.
- His favorite sport is basketball & even played 1v1 against YouTubers including FaZe Rug.
- He shares his pictures on his Instagram account with over 3.3 million followers.
- He has a discord server with almost 400k members.
- While he has a few million followers on Instagram, he only follows around 150 members.
- He would an appearance in the Sidemen football charity match this year.
- His username on Twitter is ishowspeedsui, which shows his love for the footballer Ronaldo.
FAQs about IShowSpeed
Who is IShowSpeed?
IShowSpeed is a YouTuber, streamer, and social media personality.
Does IShowspeed have a girlfriend?
How old is IShowSpeed?
He is 17 years old as of 2022.
What is IShowSpeed’s height & weight?
He stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall and his weight is 60 kg approx.
How much is IShowSpeed worth?
His estimated net worth is $5 million.