Benji Krol is a Brazilian social media personality best known on TikTok. Benji Krol primarily posts memes with popular songs to the platform.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
He was born Benjamin Aleksander Krol. He came to this world on December 14, 2000. Benji is based in Madrid, Spain, but is originally from Brazil. As of now, he is 20 years old and his birth sign is Sagittarius. Moreover, he was born to Andre Krol and Alejandra Krol. His father is English and Polish and his mother is Argentinian. He has two brothers named Thomas and Rowy.
Rise to Stardom
Benji ventured into the social-media arena through vlogging. He organized his self-titled ‘YouTube’ channel on March 1, 2014. However, Benji posted for the first time in March 2018, titled ‘What’s on my phone???’. He posts occasional vlogs on his YouTube channel doing make-up, or generic life vlogs.
And, in his next video, Benji introduced his “furry friend” to his viewers. Moreover, the channel is a mixed bag through which Benji primarily publishes vlogs, reactions, and Q&A videos. Benji documented his first day at school in one of his vlogs. Further, he also featured a few of his school friends in the video.
Nevertheless, throughout the vlog, he kept the logo of his school blurred, as he did not want to reveal the name of the school. Benji owns two Instagram accounts. Therefore, one of them is dedicated to his passion for photography. Further, the page is packed with numerous pictures clicked by Benji, which showcase his potential as a photographer.
Moreover, his second Instagram page is a regular one where he uploads random pictures. Moreover, he created his self-titled YouTube channel on March 1, 2014. There, he has gathered over 1.22 million subscribers and has over 33,607,504 views.
Benji originally began his career originally on the platform musical.ly around 2016 and slowly rose to a small level of fame over early 2018. Therefore, after musical.ly merged into TikTok, his popularity continued to rise over the remainder of 2018 and early 2019.
Moreover, around the time that Benji entered into a relationship with JeyJey Gardi, Benji’s TikTok followers grew exponentially, and currently is still growing in popularity on the platform. He has recently been canceled and uncancelled for a false accusation of grooming a minor.
Therefore, in addition to posting on the TikTok account named ‘@sunrisemusic’, he also maintains a personal account named ‘@benjikrol’. Benji has collaborated with fellow TikTok stars Jadaa Blue, Sophie Sorrells, and Lizy Elizabeth for a competition on the platform.
Moreover, on 22nd August 2020, a Twitter user claiming to be 15 with the handle ‘@Anonymo82303766’ posted a thread accusing Krol and his boyfriend, Garay of grooming them by sexting and sending them sexually explicit images.
Therefore, as a result, Krol immediately went on hiatus on all his social media and released a statement on Twitter about it claiming he’s in hospital for attempting suicide and Garay had left him. Benji has also released a video onYouTube explaining the incident in full.
Talking about his sexual orientation, he is bisexual. Moreover, he is romantically linked to fellow social media star Jorge Garay, who started being active on TikTok in 2018. Therefore, the two actively collaborate on the platform, mostly dancing together and posting short skits.
Further, besides selfies together, and occasional tweets mentioning how ‘sassy’ Jorge is, neither of them has discussed their relationship in detail. Therefore, it is likely that they became much closer after Benji began living in Spain where Jorge is from, and they even went on a trip to Barcelona, Spain, together in 2019.
Benji has an impressive height of 6 feet whereas he weighs around 74 kilos. Therefore, he has handsome features with a sharp hazel color set of eyes and dark brown spooky hair. Moreover, he has a slim body type with a body measurement are 40-30-36 (chest-waist-hip) inches. Similarly, his biceps size is 14 inches. Moreover, his shoe size if of 9 (US) or 40 (UK).
Social Media and Net Worth
His Twitter account has earned over 973.2K followers. She has amassed more than 2.1 million followers on her ‘@benjikrol’ Instagram. Moreover, she has accumulated more than 13.4 million followers and more than 744.3 million likes. His self-titled YouTube channel has gained over 1.22 million subscribers.
As being a popular social media sensation, he might pocket a good amount of money. Moreover, his social media performances might be his main source of income. However, he has a net worth of around $470K.