|Real Name/Full Name
|Steven Jay Williams
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|St. Paul, Virginia
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|24 July 1974
|49 years old
|In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
|In Kilograms – 90 Kg
In Pounds – 198 lbs
|Father – Carl Williams
Mother – Wanda Williams
|Bryan Williams, Karla Williams
|St. Paul High School
|University of Virginia
|Desiree Williams (m. 2013, div. 2018)
Some years back, people with content found it hard to make a living with most of their contents getting pirated. This meant other people were making money out of other people’s sweat. Then on 14th February 2006, three young men came together and started an online video sharing platform and called it YouTube.
With the world evolving to one bog digital platform, this has been a game charge with many content creators uploading their contents directly to the platform, reaching their audience easier and at the same time earning their living without much sweat. One of those content creators commonly known as YouTubers is none other than Steven Jay Williams better known to his online followers Boogie2988.
Well, how well do you know about Boogie2988? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Boogie2988’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Boogie2988 to date.
Biography and Early Life
Steven Jay Williams is a well-known America YouTuber who was born on 24th July 1974 in St. Paul Virginia. His father Carl Williams used to work as a coal miner while his mother Wanda Williams worked as a teacher.
Williams was born in a family of three children who are all boys all order than him. His siblings are Bryan Williams and Karla Williams. Williams’ childhood wasn’t easy having to deal with obesity. Children used to mock him and had very hard time finding kids to play around with him.
His abuse didn’t come from other kids alone as his mother also abusive both physically and verbally. To this day, Williams has no fond memories of his mother.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Boogie2988 in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Boogie2988’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 24th February 2024 having been born on 24 July 1974. Though, he is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198 lbs in Pound and 90kg in Kilograms.
Being born in St. Paul Virginia, he got his early education in St. Paul but it’s not known which school he attended. After, he joined St. Paul High School which is located in Virginia. Later after graduating, he joined University of Virginia’s College but he dropped out before he could graduate.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
After dropping out of college, He left Virginia for Fayetteville, Arkansas where according to him life was much easier compared t where he came from. His self-esteem would later go down again. This led to locking himself in his house for seven years and survived through his friends’ support. It’s while in this state that he discovered YouTube. He started uploading videos on the platform which he had created and all over sudden people started liking them and started following him. This is what he credits in charging his life and becoming who he is today.
Relationship wise, he met a girl by the name Desiree online who he fell in love with and the two started dating. On 2013, the two love birds married and life seemed good. Later on, they started having differences which they tried to resolve but couldn’t. This eventually led to their divorce which was finalized early 2018. Currently, he is not known to be dating anyone.
Is Boogie2988 Gay?
Williams is not gay and has never been in a same sex marriage.
After discovering YouTube during his sorry state, it later downed on him his followers were loving the Francis character that created. The character was based on his childhood experiences and wanted his followers to hate the character. His YouTube videos were sometimes just absurd rants but others were serious discussions like his mental health challenges.
In mid-2016, his account was closed temporarily after it was hacked by an unknown hacker. At one time, he joined VidCon where he gave personal detail like his phone number. The hacker was able to get his number through Verizon which he used to gain access to all the accounts that were connected to his number. After one week out of YouTube, his account was recovered and restored.
Williams has gained online popularity over the years with millions of follower following and viewing his content globally. In 2016, he was recognized and awarded The Game Awards 2016 for his work.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Boogie2988 in 2024
With millions of followers in YouTube and thousands of hours in watch time, Williams has been earning well through his channel. Currently, he is not known to have any other business venture meaning all his earning are all through YouTube. As of 2024, his net worth is valued to be around $2 million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Due to his obesity condition, he underwent gastric bypass surgery losing a lot of weight in the process.
With fame comes controversies and Williams hasn’t been spared either. In 2018, he was found to be among YouTubers who were benefitting from BetterHelp, a controversial counselling service which is accused of making metal illness a business. This led him to end the partnership publicly and no longer associates with the company. His support of Gamergate has also seen him on the receiving end with LGBT community.