Ali-A is a British Youtube star. Ali-A is a full-time YouTuber who shares gaming and clickbait videos, most notably for Fortnite. He has a huge fanbase on all of his social accounts such as Youtube, Instagram, and Twitter as well.
Table of Biography
Birth Facts, Family, Siblings, Childhood, and Education
Ali-A was born in London, England, on November 6, 1993. He is 28 years old and his astrological sign is Scorpio. He holds British nationality and his real name is Alastair Aiken. Likewise, he currently resides in a palatial condo in the same city.
His father’s name is Alexander Beebbeellrox. His father was a cop and was killed in a bust and when he was ten, his mother told him about his father’s death. Then, he and his mother had to get jobs because they couldn’t pay for all of the things he had. Likewise, he also has a brother, Simon.
Regarding Ali’s educational background and qualification, the name of the educational institutions he attended or is attending is not available at the moment. But he has graduated from high school and but his university information is unknown. Also, he has announced himself in one of his vlogs that he was a subject of bullying in high school, although he hasn’t revealed the name of his school.
Career and Professional Life
Alastair created his YouTube channel in the year 2006, but it was not until the year 2009 that he began uploading videos. The main focus of Ali-A’s videos on his main Youtube channel “Ali-A ” is his commentaries and live reactions to video games as he plays them. The video games that he usually plays and shares on the channel are within the Call of Duty franchise, and Fortnite but that is not always the case. Likewise, on his second channel, MoreAliA, his content is typically around more family-friendly games such as Minecraft and vlogs about his day-to-day life and travels. Likewise, he does not consistently have the same introductions to his videos however, he does usually start them off talking to the camera in a vlog-like fashion before moving into gameplay.
Moreover, when new installments to the Call of Duty video game franchise are announced, Ali covers known information about the games, giving viewers in-depth reviews. And, once the games are released, he creates video game walkthrough series on the games, demonstrating to viewers how to complete the new Call of Duty game.
Aiken also signed with the YouTube multi-channel network (MCN), Polaris, in October 2013. And, currently, he signed on with the MCN StyleHaul on both his Ali-A and More Ali-A channels. Likewise, other notable YouTubers within the network include both Daniel Middleton’s YouTube channels and KSI. And, according to Socialblade’s statistics, both of Aiken’s YouTube channels are within the top 50 in the network.
During the year 2016, Alastair teamed up with other large YouTube content creators within the United Kingdom teamed up with Mattessons as part of a campaign to teach young people basic programming skills. And, the campaign resulted in over 13 million views on YouTube and lead to over 24,000 youth learning basic programming skills in the programming language Python. Moreover, he also co-hosted NCS Yes Live 2016 on 29 March in the London Roundhouse. And, the event celebrates the “impact young people’s social change projects have had on local communities”.
Alastair Aiken made appearances on the television show The Gadget Show and was a guest speaker for them in the years 2013 and 2014. On 10 May 2013, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) interviewed him. Alongside KSI, he even discussed the new paid subscriptions that were coming to YouTube (YouTube Red) at the time. Moreover, Aiken was featured alongside KSI and other popular YouTubers in Britain in a BBC Radio 1 documentary in the year 2014 called Rockstar Gamers as well.
In the year 2015, BBC Newsbeat uploaded a YouTube video of an interview with Aiken. And, within the video, he gave tips to improve players’ skills in First Person Shooter video games. He was also featured in the Mobile video game, Celebrity Street Fight, in the year 2015 alongside DanTDM, KSI, Marcus Butler, and Deji Olatunji (ComedyShortsGamer). And, in October 2015, he was listed by Business Insider as the ninth most popular British YouTube star.
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In January 2016, Alastair Aiken was the subject of the documentary Minecraft: Into The Nether alongside other popular YouTube personalities such as KSI and TheSyndicateProject. And, the focus of the documentary was charting the “Minecraft phenomenon” through the quartet’s meteoric rise to online fame. Then, in September of that year, wwd.com referred to his audience size and following as a following that “most advertisers would drool over”. In both the years 2015 and 2016, Business Insider has listed Aiken as the ninth most popular British YouTuber.
On 7 April 2017, Business Insider France mentioned Alastair Aiken in an article. And, on 30 June 2017, it was announced as part of a joint statement by Sassy Films, CBBC, and BBC Worldwide that he will host a television show titled “Ali-A’s Superchargers (10×20′)”. The show “puts children in charge” of redecorating their family car, “without their parent’s input”. Likewise, the BBC has called Aiken a “YouTube megastar”. Also, Virgin Media published a brief online article in July 2017 about his hands-on experience with the Destiny 2 Beta, and in October 2017, Ali-A Adventures: Game On!, a graphic novel released.
Furthermore, in August 2016, he took part in Cancer Research UK’s 1,000 hours of fundraising event according to cancerresearchuk.org. Moreover, he has an online portal where he sells personalized merchandise like exclusive Ali-A branded T-shirts, caps, backpacks, and more. Likewise, he also has a sponsorship deal with Monster Beverages and gets paid every time he promotes their products in his videos.
Ali-A won the Guinness World Records of “Most popular Call of Duty Channel by views” in the year 2015. In the same year, he also set the world record for “Most popular Call of Duty Channel by subscribers”, “The tallest staircase built in one minute in Minecraft”, and “Most blocks of wood collected in three minutes in Minecraft” as well. He achieved all of these in one year.
Ali-A is in a relationship with Clare Siobhan Callery. She is also a Youtuber, Gamer, and Instagram star as well. They have been dating since the year 2015. Likewise, Clare also associates with the gaming community through her ties to Xbox where she works as a marketing professional. Moreover, the couple shares pictures on their respective social accounts and are much appreciated by their fans.
Ali-A has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is 82 Kg. However, Ali’s other body measurements are not available as of now. Likewise, he has brown hair and blue eyes. He also has a beard.
Ali-A – Social Media 2022
Alastair Aiken is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He has garnered 17.4 million subscribers on his main channel and 6.52 million subscribers on his second channel. Likewise, he has mustered 211K subscribers on his third channel and 792K subscribers on his collaborative channel with his girlfriend. Moreover, Aiken has 2.5 million followers on Instagram, 1.1 million followers on Facebook, and 2.5 million followers on Youtube.
Ali-A – Net Worth 2022
According to statsmash, Ali-A has an estimated net worth of $17 million and his main income source is Youtube. Likewise, he has his merchandise as well. Moreover, his sponsors include Kontrol Freek, Monster, Elgato Gaming, G2A, and Scuf Gaming. Likewise, Scuf Gaming has released a themed controller, based around the Ali-A Game On for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.