Who is Kai Cenat?
Kai Cenat is an American streamer and influencer who is active on Twitch, YouTube, Instagram and other social platforms. He was born on 16th December 2001 in The Bronx, New York, United States. He is known for streaming on Twitch and posting comedy content on YouTube.
Early life of Kai Cenat
Kai grew up alongside his younger brother, older brother, twin sister and his mom, who raised them all by herself. When he was just a kid, he thought about becoming a professional dancer or police officer. While becoming a police officer was just a childish dream, dancing was something Kai had the potential for. But eventually, he decided to pursue a different path. Since he was born after 2000, Kai grew up with everyday access to computers and smartphones. He loved watching YouTube videos and adored the creators who made them. That's when Kai realised that he would love to be like those influencers he watched every day.
When he came to high school, Kai naturally became a class clown because he loved making fun of everything and making people laugh. His mum got him his first phone when he was just 8 or 9 years old. Kai was thrilled by its camera, which allowed him to make short funny skits. Even though these skits were made just for fun, Kai realised that he enjoyed creating funny content and posting it on the internet.
Education of Kai Cenat
Kai's high school of choice was Frederick Douglass Academy, where he completed his secondary education. Even though he enjoyed making content online and being the class clown in real life, Kai was no stupid kid. He managed to do so many things because he was smart as well. He graduated high school without any major problems and began searching for good colleges. He eventually chose Morrisville State College, which he has attended since 2019. Kai chose to study Business Administration as his major because it provided him with a good plan for the future.
Kai went there for an entire year and worked for his degree, which would ensure his stable job and paycheck once he graduated. But the longer Kai thought about it, the more he realised that normal life with a regular job didn't sound appealing to him. At one point, he had to choose between his degree and normal life and his YouTube career, which he could do full-time. Kai didn't hesitate for long before deciding to drop out of college to pursue his YouTube career.
Kai Cenat on YouTube
Kai created his self-titled YouTube channel in 2012 but didn't start posting until 2018. Although he joined YouTube quite late, Kai was already well known from his Facebook page. His skits got better and better over the years since Kai was practising transitions and studying the algorithm. Once he dropped out of college, Kai started taking his online career seriously and began posting videos regularly every other day. He quickly turned his platform into one of the most visited comedy-based channels on YouTube.
Besides comedy sketches, Kai began filming various challenges and pranks with his friends and other influencers. These pranks started small with silly baits and not much risk. But since his channel was growing astronomically fast, Kai began moving his videos to another level. Once he became internet famous, Kai made some powerful friends in the industry, not excluding the music industry. He used every opportunity, and soon enough, Kai produced his own music video. Needless to say, this video quickly became viral. His most popular video is Bustdown Rollie Avalanche Ft. NLE Choppa (Official Music Video), with over 11 million views.
Kai Cenat and AMP
If we named one decision that changed Kai's life, it would be joining forces with the AMP (Any Means Possible) YouTube group. AMP is a group of influencers and friends who like to challenge themselves and push themselves to their limits. All the members meet at the end of each month in Atlanta, where they brainstorm and film new videos for a few days in a row. They are focused on challenges in real life (IRL) because they think it's more fun that way. Because of that, their fans can watch videos of the whole group challenging each other who can eat more or run faster.
Kai was recognised and later invited on board by Fanum, a fellow YouTuber from the Bronx. Once Kai decided to accept the offer and join the group, it affected his and the group's channels. All of their numbers started growing fast, soon reaching millions of subscribers. Because of the instant fame, Kai decided to create his second YouTube channel called Kai Cenat Live in 2021. On the second channel, Kai usually posts cut-outs from his videos and AMP highlights. Even though there is rarely original content, Kai's second channel has millions of subscribers as well.
Kai Cenat on Twitch
Once he succeeded on YouTube, Kai decided that the next reasonable step in his career should be streaming. He officially joined Twitch in 2021 and began appearing on streams. Some of his streams were just for fun, streamed in a silly mood, and some were more serious or with a specific theme. Since Kai already had his loyal fanbase, it didn't take long till he became famous on Twitch as well. In 2022, Kai's streams were as popular as he won the Streamy Awards in the Streamer of the Year category.
In 2023, Kai continued filming videos and streaming full-time, enjoying the career of his dreams. Even though he became famous quite quickly, Kai made the whole transition look easy. He rarely said anything controversial and managed to stay away from the internet drama. Since he wanted to try something new, Kai announced a subathon, which he started at the end of January. Subathon means that the streamer must lengthen the stream by the number of received donations. Kai's subathon was very popular and lasted a whole month. During that month, Kai broke the record for the most subscribed Twitch streamer. Soon after the stream ended, Kai posted a video on YouTube, capturing his life and career from the beginning.
How much does Kai Cenat earn? Net worth
As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be over 1,8 million US dollars. Kai makes a stable profit from both his YouTube channels, where he posts videos every other day. His one-time income was his subathon on Twitch, which lasted a whole month only because of people's donations.
Interesting facts about Kai Cenat
- As of 2023, he is 21 years old.
- His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- His height is 5'8" or 175 cm.
- His weight is 70 kilograms or 146 lbs.
- He has two brothers and a twin sister.
- He graduated from Frederick Douglass Academy in 2018.
- He studied Business Administration at Morrisville State College but dropped out during the first year.
- He joined YouTube in 2012 but didn't start posting until 2018.
- He won the Streamer of the Year award two years in a row.
- He held a month-long subathon in 2023.
- In February 2023, he became the most subscribed Twitch streamer and broke a record.
- He has over 3,53 million subscribers on his main YouTube channel, with an additional 2,12 million on his second channel.
- His most popular video is Bustdown Rollie Avalanche Ft. NLE Choppa (Official Music Video), with over 11 million views.
- He is a member of the AMP YouTube group.
- As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be over 1,8 million US dollars.