|Name King Russel |
Nominations Shorty Award for Humor
|Born King Russel December 28, 1990 (age 24) (1990-12-28) Altheimer, Arkansas, U.S.|
Origin St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
King "Kingsley" Russel (born December 28, 1990) is an American YouTube personality, comedian and blogger. He has over 3 million subscribers on YouTube and his videos have been viewed over 346 million times. He has been featured on TV shows such as Tosh.0 and Just Keke. Kingsley is most well known for his comical rants and pop culture commentary.
Kingsley achieved viral stardom with his Things I Hate video. He first entered the mainstream when Ashton Kutcher tweeted out his Wild Animals in the Zoo video.
His most popular YouTube uploads include the Ask Kingsley series, Really B Really sketches, and his Overexposed Countdown, where his YouTube audience votes for the most heavily discussed trends in pop culture.
Kingsley just signed a new deal with Defy Media to host a new program on Clevver TV.
On September 3, 2014, he started a podcast called Kingsley's Overexposed. The show consists of nineteen episodes with a total of fifteen guests who have come on. The show debuted at #2 on iTunes. Guests have included Tyler Oakley, Tiffany Pollard, Joey Graceffa, Timothy DeLaGhetto, and Miranda Sings.
Kingsley has done charitable work for The Trevor Project. He recently appeared in their 2014 video entitled Everybody Needs Help. Kingsley also works with Red Eye Inc. Their relationship started during his participation in their Los Angeles Under the Mistletoe Buyout.