IShowSpeed, whose real name is Darren Watkins Jr., is an American YouTuber, streamer, rapper and internet personality.
He was born on January 21, 2005, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and registered his channel IShowSpeed in 2017, primarily posting gaming content.
IShowSpeed is known for his variety livestreams in which he primarily plays video games including Roblox, Fortnite and FIFA.
He gained substantial popularity from 2021 to 2022 due in part to the circulation of eye-catching clips from his streams, gaining over a million subscribers within six months.
However, his controversial words and actions on his streams have landed him in trouble on more than one occasion, and he has received multiple suspensions on Twitch and a permanent ban from Valorant.
IShowSpeed was also permanently banned from Twitch in December 2021 for making sexist remarks on Adin Ross’s stream.
Despite the controversies associated with him, his popularity continues to grow as his fans applaud his envelope-pushing content.
IShowSpeed has 18.1 million subscribers on YouTube and 1.5 billion total views.
He is associated with Warner Records and has his own website, ishowspeedstore.
IShowSpeed was also promoting a crypto company during his live stream on November 16th, 2022, which was questioned by another streamer.
He was accused of copyright abuse on YouTube in July 2023.
IShowSpeed phone number
According to Celebs Net Worth Wiki, IShowSpeed’s phone number is +1(573)577-2501.
How did IShowSpeed become famous?
IShowSpeed became popular on the internet due to a combination of factors, including his unique personality, controversial behavior and viral clips from his streams.
He gained substantial popularity from 2021 to 2022 due in part to the circulation of eye-catching clips from his live streams on social media platforms.
He has a “hot-headed” personality and antics that have attracted an audience of over 11 million subscribers on YouTube.
His controversies, including multiple suspensions on Twitch and a permanent ban from Valorant, are a key part of his appeal, which continues to grow as the days go on.
IShowSpeed’s road to success was propelled by viral clips and outbursts that propelled him from 100,000 to one million subscribers in less than two months.
He has managed to sustain this rapid rate of growth, going from one million to 11 million subscribers in just under a year and a half.
IShowSpeed’s most popular video, Shake, has over 130 million views, and he has released other songs that have reached over 15 million views.
He has also gained popularity on TikTok, where he has over 8 million followers and over 35 million likes on the app.
A recent survey claims that in terms of search popularity, IShowSpeed has appeared even before the likes of xQc and Kai Cenat.