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Let’s Know More About IShowSpeed (Darren Jason Watkins Jr.)




 Darren Watkins (IShowSpeed) is a teenage YouTuber, content creator, entrepreneur, and social media celebrity from the United States. He is most popular on his YouTube channel name IShowSpeed, fans have also started calling him Speed. His YouTube account, IShowSpeed, has over 11 million subscribers, and he uses it to record videos of him playing various games as well as provide details about his personal life.

Some Quick Facts About IShowSpeed

Real nameDarren Watkins
 Age 18
Date of birthJanuary 21, 2005
Birthplace United States
Nationality American
Height 172 cm to 180 cm
Weight 65 kg
InterestPlaying Online Games, Youtube Surfing
Relationship StatusSingle
Net worth$5 million

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Here are Some Interesting Facts About IShowSpeed

  • Darren is a huge fan of football player Cristiano Ronaldo. Though he sometimes mispronounces his name as Crista Ronaldo and that makes his audience laugh out loud.
  • Darren is in his sophomore year of high school right now. He is 18 years of age as of now.
  • Watkins, also known as IShowSpeed, stands between 5 feet 8 and 5 feet 11 inches tall (172 cm to 180 cm) and weighs roughly 65 kg (143 pounds).
  • As of 2023, Darren has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
  • He is very active on streaming platforms like YouTube.

What was his Early Life And Education like

Darren Jason Watkins Jr. was born on January 21, 2005. He joined YouTube in 2016, uploading gameplay videos occasionally. Around December 2017, Watkins began live streaming and uploading videos of games such as NBA 2K and Fortnite but only managed to average two viewers. Eventually, his subscriber count saw a rise in the span of a few months, reaching 100,000 subscribers in April 2021, 1 million in June 2021, 10 million in July 2022, and 20 million in August 2023.

IShowSpeed And His Love For Football

In September 2022, Watkins played in the Sidemen Charity Football Match. During the match, he became frustrated at English referee Mark Clattenburg over disallowing his goal for offside. He proceeded to whip him with the shirt he removed while celebrating, which resulted in him receiving a yellow card. Later in the match, a pitch invader carrying a Messi jersey approached Watkins, which resulted in him tossing it onto the floor. In November 2022, American rapper and singer Lil Nas X made his live-streaming debut and appeared on Watkins’ stream.

In November 2022, Sky Sports announced that they would stop featuring him on their platform after the emergence of past misogynist and derogatory comments made by Watkins. The platform also removed all content featuring Watkins. In December 2022, he won the Streamy Award in the “Breakout Streamer” category during the 12th Streamy Awards.

Throughout November and December 2022, Watkins visited various football stadiums to try and watch Cristiano Ronaldo play live. Watkins traveled to Old Trafford, Craven Cottage, and various other stadiums in Qatar. However, Ronaldo was benched from the lineup during those games, up until Portugal’s loss to Morocco.

His Musical Career And Love For India

In August 2021, Watkins released his first single, “Dooty Booty”, on his YouTube channel. Following its upload, the song quickly became popular on YouTube and other social media sites such as TikTok. In November 2021, Watkins released a single titled “Shake”, which sampled both “Ready or Not” by Fugees, as well as “Hit The Road Jack” by Ray Charles. The song’s accompanying music video received over 160 million views on YouTube. In June 2022, he released a song called “Ronaldo (Sewey)”, following his newfound admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo.

He recently visited India to watch the World Cup in October and meet his favorite cricketer, Virat Kohli. He also met renowned singers Daler Mehndi and MC Stan on his trip.


What is speed’s age?

He is 18 years old

Who is Speed’s favorite cricketer?

Virat Kohli is his favorite cricketer.