When you see this guy on his turf, you can immediately tell that comedy runs through his veins. And you won’t be wrong. Amiri King’s heart pulsates with comedy. With his rib cracking skits and sorrow-drowning parodies, this adorable father of three has won the heart of millions of YouTubers and viewers across the world and his over 250,000 subscribers are living proof. Asides that, King’s evolvement from a life of crime into the success he is today is a glaring lesson about how one can transit from a troubled past into a blissful future. Sit back and let’s tell you more about this guy.
Amiri King’s Bio, Age
Amiri King was born Tony Donovan Schork in Louisville, Kentucky, on July 10, 1979, to mother, Sharon Brown Colvin. Details about his father have remained a mystery and are not available for the public and judging from how early he changed names, the youngster doesn’t seem to be comfortable with his birth name at all. At eighteen, Tony Donovan Schork became Amiri King. The names were drawn from two inspirations. For one, he reportedly admired the famous poet Amiri Baraka. And so went the choice of name. As for the later, King, we guess it’s all about a touch royalty everyman desires to feel. But King’s childhood was far from glamorous.
Growing up, the youngster found himself in a world of crime and frequently got into trouble with the law. If that sounded too vague, picture a youngster running away from home into the streets; and getting charged with first degree armed robbery at just age 16. Young King would spend the next three-plus years serving the jail term. Following his release in 2000, Amiri King’s decision to lead a clean life led to a lot of lifestyle changes. Prison must’ve offered King the rare opportunity to see life differently.
As the opportunity presented itself, King began moving from high school to high school, sharing his experience and inspiring lessons with other youngsters. As his message gained traction, King saw an opportunity in social media especially Twitter and YouTube. And in 2008, he opened his Twitter account and a Youtube channel; RoyalMediaMafia. However, rather than motivational messages as we would expect, Amiri King got a liking for humor. He began posting humorous video contents and parodies and the viewers haven’t stopped coming ever since.
Most popular among his videos are Chevy Silverado Parody and Chevy Silverado Parody 2. The contents have garnered over seven million views on YouTube. Asides that, Amiri King has also collaborated with other successful YouTubers such as Peter Shukoff. As of this writing, his YouTube channel has grown to over 300k subscribers. King is also active on other social media platforms including Instagram and Facebook. Asides RoyalMediaMafia, King runs an eponymous YouTube channel, Amiri King. So far, he’s appeared in several movies popular among which is Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse with Rick and Ed. King has also been featured thrice in the front cover of the Readers Digest magazine. For two years in a row, 2014 and 2015, King was named “Best Comedian” by the Leo Magazine. And have received a silver play button from Youtube.
Wife and Family
As of this writing, Amiri King, his partner, Sara Ruminski, and their three daughters live together. Though details about their relationship aren’t so available, we know that there has been no news about her wedding or engagement recently. The couple is parents to three lovely daughters; Kennedy, Tilly, and Marcy. According to reports, all three of the girls have been from previous relationships. As we said, these are unverified reports.
What is Amiri King’s Net Worth?
As of 2019, sources reveal his net worth to be over $250,000. Why not? With views and likes pouring in by the millions, he sure makes some dollars for every view he gets. However, we’re not sure how much salary he earns annually. Amiri King has been fascinated by cars right from time. He reportedly drives a Cadillac valued at over $90,000; as well as a Chevrolet valued at over $37,000. Furthermore, King is an ardent jewelry collector and boasts of an incredible assemblage of precious pieces of jewelry.
Height and Body Measurement
The soon-to-be-forty-year-old is of average build. He stands around 6 feet tall; has dark-brown hair and eyes. As of this writing, we have no tabs on his weight, shoe and dress sizes. There are also no details about his chest, biceps, and waist. As soon as we get tabs on these, we’re sure to put them all out for you.