Celebrities like Lilypichu have been able to dominate all corners of social media just by doing what they like the most. Twitch, the gaming platform which is a home for online gamers has experts like Lilypichu joining the league of young ladies who have made a living through it. Being a lady thriving in a career mostly dominated by men makes the persona of Lilypichu even more interesting.
Other than her gaming broadcast, Lilypichu is fond of reading mangas. Also a YouTuber and a voice actor, she derives pleasure in sharing her favorite animes on her Twitch broadcast and it has set her apart from others in the gaming platform.
Real Name and Background Information About Lilypichu
Best known as Lilypichu, Lily Ki is of Korean descent and was born in the United States of America on the 20th of November 1991. Although the young star has only offered sketchy information about herself, family, and educational background; from the little we know, it appears that she dropped out of school. Considering how most celebrities start on their path to fame, Lilypichu possibly ditched school to focus on her career as a YouTuber, video game streamer, and voice actor.
It is not clear how many siblings Lilypichu has but according to information circulating about her, she has a brother whose name is Daniel. Lily’s parents who seem to hold tight to their roots despite relocating to the United States, taught and raised their daughter to embrace the Korean culture as can be seen in her fashion style and words.
Her folks also played a crucial part in informing her decision to follow her passion early in life. They discovered her passion for music and musical instruments like piano and in their bid to encourage her, enrolled her for a music lesson.
Career Beginning and Rise to Fame
Lily began her career on the internet in March 2006. She started by posting songs, piano covers, and video games like the League of Legends (LOL). While doing these things, she had her Twitch account launched and with no delay, she began to post videos of herself playing the League of Legends. This did not only make her popular on the live streaming video platform where she has amassed up to 15 thousand viewers; it also made her a known figure on other social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram.
Building a reputation as someone who knows her onions attracted fans in their numbers. Her League of Legends videos, for instance, earned her more viewers on her YouTube channel with millions of subscribers. Along with the videos, Lilypichu posts her commentary with a kitty face mask. She also provides relevant information and guidelines on how to play the game. All these activities online helped her become a brand among the LoL circles and on social media platforms.
Following the success of her Lilypichu channel on YouTube which has more than 2 million subscribers as of May 2020, Lily launched another YouTube channel called LilyRaichu, where she posts videos of herself doing different crazy but interesting things. The channel now has about 100 thousand subscribers.
How Much Has She Made From Her Career?
In addition to her gaming broadcast on different online platforms, Lilypichu is a musician. Her first claim to fame in this regard was in 2011 after dropping her hit track titled I’ll Quit LoL. The song has so far amassed views to the tune of 7 million on YouTube. She leverages her popularity on Twitch and YouTube to express her musical talents and skill in other works of art. This has contributed to her income even though the extent remains unknown.
She has also done ads series for Riot Games, an American video game developer. The ads were rolled out in September 2018 with Lily and another internet star called sleightlymusical featuring in one of them.
Having been in the internet business for over a decade, Lilypichu has no doubt been able to generate quite a lot of fortune from her activities on Twitch and other social media platforms. Her main YouTube channel which is self-titled has over 2 million subscribers and has amassed more than 218 million views thus far. It is said that her annual earnings from the channel range from $14.1k to $225.5K. Though the actual amount is not confirmed, there are speculations that she has a net worth of $800,000.
An Overview of Lilypichu’s Dating History
Lilypichu appears to be very vocal about her love life. She is not married yet but was in an enviable relationship with a fellow YouTube star named Albert Chang. Like Lily, Chang has a Korean heritage but he is not into Twitch like her. He rather derives pleasure from a career as a musician.
Chang learned how to play the bass guitar, ukulele, as well as beatboxing but he appears to be best in playing the violin. The Pomona College graduate is also a magician and filmmaker. He is popularly known by his YouTube name sleightlymusical. Among his pop songs that have gone viral are Someone I Used to Know and Viva la Vida. In addition to his numerous talents, Chang edits videos for a Los Angeles-based Freelance Film Production.
Lilypichu and Albert Chang met each other through social media and they stayed together for a while. Based on what has been circulated about them, the two lived together as a couple in Chang’s house in Los Angeles. However, it seems they are no longer an item, that is if her recent revelation is anything to go by.
In February 2020, Lilypichu confirmed that she is interested in having a relationship with Michael Reeves, a fellow Offline TV member. The story unfolded after she disclosed to her fans that Michael would be her Valentine’s Day call. She asked him out while live-streaming and has not shied away from discussing the topic in her subsequent streaming sessions.
She and Michael have been sharing their loved-up photos online; this has left many wondering what happened to Lilypichu’s relationship with Albert Chang.