LuxuryPranks is an American prankster on YouTube who has found his most success on the platform with his ‘LuxuryPranks’ channel. LuxuryPranks usually features video pranks, practical jokes, reactions, and video logs on his channel.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
His real name is Parker Hajiaskari and is from Buffalo, New York, USA. Parker was born on May 30th, 1997. As of now, he is 23 years old and his birth sign is Gemini. There is no information about his personal life, his parents, or his siblings. Furthermore, he has a cat and a Doug named Apollo.
After completing middle and high school, he decided to study chemical engineering. Throughout his childhood, Parker had dreamt of becoming a famous YouTube personality, and with his perseverance, he made his dream come true.
Career and Professional Life
In 2008, Parker decided to start making YouTube videos, mainly inspired by channels such as ‘Smosh’ and ‘nigahiga.’ However, due to logistical constraints, his videos did not do well. Throughout his middle-school and high-school days, Parker never gave up on his dream of becoming a successful YouTuber.
He met his co-host, Chester, during his high-school days. They continued making videos and uploading them despite not being able to attract too many viewers.
In 2015, as a final attempt at making his dream come true, Parker launched his new ‘YouTube’ channel, ‘LuxuryPranks,’ which was inspired by existing ‘YouTube’ channels such as ‘FouseyTube’ and ‘VitalyzdTv,’ which were mostly extreme-prank channels that focused on pushing the boundaries of playing real-life tricks on people and capturing their reactions.
More about his career
In August 2015, after failing at gaining any substantial viewership with its first four videos, the channel ‘LuxuryPranks’ tasted its first success, when ‘MTV’ decided to post the channel’s fifth video, ‘Homeless Woman Does Amazing Act,’ on its ‘Facebook’ page.
‘LuxuryPranks,’ however, did not limit itself to being a prank channel. According to Parker, he decided to bring uniqueness in his content by moving to the genre of sting operations and reality TV and exposing real human behavior on his channel.
His first such attempt was the video ‘Catching a Catfish Part-1,’ uploaded almost a year after the channel was launched, which is also his personal favorite. The popularity of the channel had started to dwindle when it published its first catfishing video. However, the viewership of the channel increased exponentially afterward.
In August 2018, ‘LuxuryPranks’ amassed a million subscribers. Parker has two additional ‘YouTube’ channels, with a healthy number of subscribers each, namely, ‘Life of Luxury’ and ‘Luxury Dark’. Besides his YouTube channel, he is also popular on both, personal as well as official Instagram account.
In 2015, when his channel was gaining new heights in terms of subscription and viewership, Parker found himself in the midst of deep ethical questions about the kind of content he was producing. He was dealing with critical social issues, such as pedophilia and child abuse, which did not go down well with a lot of YouTube content creators.
His fellow YouTube stars started dissecting all his ‘Catching a Child Predator’ videos and referring to them as fake and made-up. Parker even explained his inability to shed any light on the legal aspects of such videos, due to non-disclosure agreements. However, these questions never harmed his popularity.
Achievements and Net Worth
Throughout his long journey of being a YouTube star, he has gained huge number of fanbases. However, for crossing 1 million subscribers on his main YouTube channel, he has achieved the YouTube Golden Play Button. Therefore, he is sure to achieve more of them through his other YouTube channels too.
Talking about his earnings and income, there is no doubt, this popular YouTube star, Parker, would pocket a huge amount of money through his social media profession. He also has his own Merchandise site where various clothing items like hoodies, shirts, sweatshirts, etc are available. However, this talented person is making a good fortune from his social media profession. But, he has not revealed his earnings to the public yet.
Parker is not in any open relationship or probably single. He has not disclosed his personal life on his social media platform. Therefore, he has been lip sealed about his relationship life.
But, through some online sites, it is said that, during a telephonic conversation with YouTuber Leon Lush, in November 2018, Parker was heard talking about his child, whom he had put to sleep right before their conversation started. Though, he has not publicly announced his relationships. As of now, he is busy developing his skills and is focusing on his career.
As coming to his body descriptions, he has maintained a healthy and fit body physique. Parker has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 72 Kgs. Further, he has a pair of brown eyes and has dark brown hair. He has got an athletic body structure. He has an amazing personality.
Now, focusing on his social media activities, Parker is active on different social media sites. His official and verified Instagram account ‘@luxurypranks’ has earned over 40.4K followers. And his personal Instagram account ‘@parkerhaj’ has gained over 99.7K followers.
Likewise, he is also active on Snapchat under the username ‘@luxurypranks’. Furthermore, for business inquires, anyone could contact him on his Gmail account, [email protected] Parker is also available on Facebook with more than 2K followers.
His main YouTube channel ‘LuxuryPranks’ has amassed more than 2.28 million subscribers. Similarly, his ‘Life of Luxury’ YouTube channel has surpassed over 2.77 million subscribers. And his third channel ‘LuxuryDark’ has earned more than 1.48 million subscribers. Moreover, in one of his Instagram post, he has mentioned that he might create another YouTube channel soon.