IShowSpeed has crossed his limits on being a CR7 fan, and here is how. Recently ever since the football world cup of 2022. IShowSpeed’s obsession with Cristiano Ronaldo has been over the line. But, we are going to leave that for another day. Many of us want to know, where did this guy suddenly become famous and what his background is.

IShowSpeed is a famous YouTuber hailing from the United States. No wonder, he gets his crazy genes from the American craze for football. He was also seen scoring in a charity football match with other YouTubers. However, keeping aside his craziness for football, let’s dive into the success story, or if we may call it a crazy story of this young man.

Speedy as Darren Watkins Jr.: Biography

Darren Watkins Jr. better known by the name of his youtube channel IShowSpeed is an American YouTuber and is surprised that he is also a rapper since we never heard him rapping or him releasing a song. However, professionally he just sits in front of his phone and plays Fortnite, Roblox, and Fifa.

Speed Was born on the 21st of January, 2005 to Darren Watkins SR. and Mrs. Watkins. But he wasn’t known as Speed or Speedy or IShowSpeed until the 22nd of March, 2016 when he started his youtube career. Obviously, if we would call playing games a career, he started out pretty early. Speedy spent his childhood growing up in Ohio alongside his two little siblings, who have not been revealed yet or we don’t know about them.

How did IShowSpeed begin his career?

When Darren created his YouTube account in 2016, he did not upload any videos and had no plans to make a profession out of it. In 2018, he published the footage on NBA 2K18, which did not do well at the moment, and he was disappointed. Darren, on the other hand, was confident in his studies. He concentrated on football while also considering trade school. Before pursuing live-streaming as a profession, Darren worked at a nursing home, where he delivered food to the elderly.

His friend inspired him to create material on YouTube on what he enjoys. Darren had the opportunity to begin his YouTube experience during the epidemic. In April 2020, he posted videos about NBA 2K20 and 2K21, which helped him earn a lot of fans. He conducted live broadcasts and played Fortnite, Five Nights at Freddy’s, and other games to stay in the YouTube industry. By mid-2020, Darren had over 100,000 members and had become an internet superstar. Darren also released his album titled ‘What Else ISshowSpeed in order to garner more attention from viewers. Shake, his song, became controversial due to improper lyrics. Another incident Darren had was when he worked with Adin on a live stream. During the live feed, he made sexist remarks about Ash Kaash.

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As a result of the violation of rules and policies, he was banned from Youtube. His priority is to grow his YouTube channel and select music so that he may earn more love and support from his fans. Darren gained millions of fans in just two years because of his interesting material and live streaming. He also advertises various clothing styles and sells them at reasonable prices so that people may easily get them.

How did IShowSpeed become the craziest Ronaldo fan on the internet?

Today, IShowSpeed is one of the most popular football influencers on the internet, inspiring others with his entertaining stunts and incredible skills. He trains tirelessly to improve his game and to live up to the high standards set by his idol.

ShowSpeed’s love for Cristiano Ronaldo started when he was a kid in Nigeria. He watched Ronaldo’s games and studied his moves, dreaming of becoming a professional football player himself. His passion grew stronger when he discovered social media and started sharing videos of himself performing tricks and training routines inspired by Ronaldo.

IShowSpeed NetWorth and Earning

IShowSpeed has currently a net worth of about $10 – $12 Million in 2023. His main income sources are youtube channel, AdSense, sponsorship, and TikTok. IShowSpeed loves to drive expensive cars and one of his favorite cars is Lamborghini Urus.

Does IShowSpeed have a girlfriend?

Currently, he is in a relationship with Ermony Renee. He made his relationship with Ermony public in 2021 during a live stream on youtube. She is having her degree from the University of Cincinnati.

Personal Information about IShowSpeed

NameDarren Watkins Jr.
Profile NameIShowSpeed or Speed
Date of Birth (Age)January 21, 2005 (18 years)
Date of Joining (YouTube)March 22, 2016
Net Worth$10 – $12 Million
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, US

Social Media Engagements

IShowSpeed – YouTube16.6 Million Subscribers
IShowSpeed – TikTok16.2 Million Followers
IShowSpeed – TwitchBanned
IShowSpeed – Instagram9.3 Million Followers
IShowSpeed – Twitter1.7 Million Followers

Interesting Facts about IShowSpeed

  1. IShowSpeed’s real name is Darren Watkins Jr. He was born on January 21, 2005, and he is currently 18 years old.
  2. He started his YouTube channel on March 22, 2016, and since then has gained over 16.6 million subscribers. His channel features football videos, including tutorials, challenges, and matches.
  3. In addition to football, IShowSpeed also loves playing basketball and video games. He often streams himself playing games on his Twitch channel, although he has been banned from the platform for reasons that are not entirely clear.
  4. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California, but he was born and raised in a small town in Nigeria before moving to the United States.
  5. IShowSpeed’s hard work and dedication have paid off, and he is estimated to have a net worth of $10 – $12 million.
  6. Despite his success, IShowSpeed remains humble and dedicated to his craft. He trains tirelessly to improve his game and is always striving to inspire and motivate his followers.

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