How much is Joji worth?
|Net Worth:||$9 Million|
|Date of Birth:||September 18, 1992|
Joji is the stage name of George Kusunoki Miller. He is a Japanese author, comedian, singer, songwriter, and internet personality whose career started in the early 2000s. Besides Joji, he’s also known for his other online aliases Pink Guy and Filthy Frank.
His career as an entertainer began with three (now defunct) YouTube channels – “Dizasta Music”, “TV Filthy Frank”, and “Too Damn Filthy”. In late 2017, he announced his retirement from YouTube and other social media platforms as he announced his intentions to focus on his music career. Since then, he has released three studio albums most of which had commercial success.
How did Joji earn his net worth?
Apart from his commercially successful music, the comedian and singer became rich from his online presence. Joji always had a passion for music, even before his YouTube career began. In 2016 and 2017, he collaborated with various artists such as Shamana, The Higher Brothers, ad Night Lovell. In 2017, he released his debut single titled “Will He”, which earned gold certification by the RIAA, thanks to which he won a little over $1.500.
In November 2017, Joji released his first studio album – “In Tongues”. The extended play had a commercial success that peaked in charts in America, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. The following year, he signed a recording deal with the label “88 rising”. In October 2018, he released his debut studio album called “Ballads 1”. The album was a commercial and critical success that flourished in several music charts all over the globe and even earned certifications in both the UK and US, from which the aspiring singer received nearly $100.000 in total.
Why is he so famous?
Joji first became famous from his appearances online on both his and other YouTube channels. He also gained international popularity for his contribution to the widely popular “Harlem Shake” dance. He was born on 18 September 1992 in Osaka, Japan. He is half Australian and half Japanese. George was raised in Kobe, Japan where he attended the international school Canadian Academy. He graduated from the school in 2012. At the age of 18, he left Japan and moved to the United States.
In the late 2000s, George created his first Youtube channel “DizastaMusic” and created the “Filthy Frank” character. The very first video that he uploaded on 19 June 2008 was titled “Lil Jon falls off the table”. As of now, this channel has nearly 1 million subscribers and the video has accumulated over 200 million views in total. Besides that channel, he also created two other – ’TVFilthyFrank” and “TooDamnFilthy”. In all three channels, he uploaded different series such as “Japanese 101”, “Food”, “Wild Games”, and “Loser Reads Hate Comments”. His second channel remains by far his most successful with more than 7.4 million subscribers and 1 billion views.
What makes him so successful?
The main reason why Pink Guy / Joji is so triumphant is his different professions in the entertainment business. For the past three years, ever since he began producing his own music projects, he has released multiple singles. Among some of his best singles are “Sanctuary”, “Run”, “Gimme Love”, “Your Man”, and “Daylight”, which is in collaboration with Diplo. Most recently, in September 2020, he released his second studio album under the name Joji titled “Nectar”. The album was just as successful as his previous two and was met with positive reviews.
Besides the diverse music that he has created in the past decade, George Miller also began acting, directing, and producing many television projects. He has directed several films such as “Worst Film Ever”, “E.T. 2”, and “Filthy Frank”. Since 2011, he has also hosted his own show titled “The Filthy Frank Show”. Apart from that, he has also made sporadic appearances on other YouTubers’ videos – h3h3Productions, PewDiePie, JonTron, and Michael Stevens.
Joji is a singer and songwriter that has many other occupations. This internet personality began his career less than a decade ago and, now, driven by the music, he has continuously found prosperity in the entertainment business. He’s known for his lo-fi, R&B, and trip-hop music. Also, in just three years, he has released three studio albums and several singles, all of which found international success, especially in countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Japan.