Content Creation has turned many ordinary individuals into celebrities, and LilyPichu is one of these beneficiaries. She has become famous for doing what she loves online, creating a household name among video game enthusiasts. She managed to find her niche by combining her love for video games and music.
What ethnicity is Lilypichu? There is so much to know about the gamer besides her passion for anime and music. Here is everything about the personal life of this social media sensation that will make you know her better.
LilyPichu profile summary
- Full name: Lily Ki
- D. O. B: November 20th, 1991
- Place of birth: California, United States
- LilyPichu age: Will be turning 29 years later in 2020
- Birth sign: Scorpio
- Siblings: Daniel (brother)
- LilyPichu height: 5 feet 3 inches
- Weight: 110 lbs
- Ethnicity: Korean
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Christianity
- Profession: Twitch streamer, YouTuber, voice actor, singer
- Famous for: Playing ‘Leagues of Legends’ video game on her Twitch channel and her YouTube videos
LilyPichu family and origin
The soon to be 29-year-old Twitch Streamer was born to immigrants parents who had relocated from Korea and settled in the United States. LilyPichu real name is Lily Ki, and at only five years old, she demonstrated a strong interest in music. Her parents enrolled her for piano lessons at an early age, which was also a boost in her creative process.
Is LilyPichu Korean or Japanese? Although she is California-born, both LilyPichu parents are of Korean descent. Is LilyPichu Korean? Yes. She might be an American citizen by birth, but she is definitely of Korean ethnicity because of her family’s origin. Lily, just like most Koreans, is a lady of small stature.
LilyPichu brother Daniel is younger and was also born in the US. During one of her streams, Lily Ki expressed that she was very close to her grandmother, who sadly passed on in a grisly car accident. Later on, she confirmed that both of her paternal grandparents had passed on.
Her family moved from one place to another, which interfered with young Lily’s bubbly personality and self-esteem. She did not have constant friends and experienced bullying in school. When Lily was in middle school, the family relocated again, and she managed to make a few friends. However, she was also bullied while in high school.
LilyPichu’s self-esteem issues worsened. She was assigned professional counselors and was put on antidepressants. Unfortunately, her grades did not improve, but she found comfort on the internet and in gaming. She discovered a way to combine her piano skills and her love for anime.
LilyPichu YouTube and Twitch channels
Lily started her YouTube channel back in March 2006. However, she waited for four years before uploading her first video, a short skit featuring League of Legends characters, Annie and Rammus. She then began posting videos of herself playing popular anime theme songs.
Within a short period, she had gathered a huge following of anime and video game lovers. The best part is that Lily’s parents were her biggest supporters, who encouraged her to follow her dreams.
She mostly posted animation work that featured her voice because she was interested in becoming a voice-over-artist. Afterward, she introduced her new passion for video games to her subscribers, which boosted her fame significantly. To date, LilyPichu YouTube has attracted over 2.3 million subscribers.
Upon discovering that her subscribers loved the video games content on her channel, Lily Ki decided to join Twitch as a streamer. Twitch is one of the best social media platforms for individuals who love to go live on camera and have the talent to show to their audience.
After a short period of streaming herself playing “League of Legends” her Twitch channel began growing massively. LilyPichu would also make videos giving insightful information on the game, and through this, she assisted other gamers.
With her love for anime, video games, angelic voice, and piano covers, Twitch streaming was a brilliant idea for the young lady. Moreover, the subscribers’ donations on the channel were a great way to make some bucks on the platform. Currently, LilyPichu has over 1.5 million subscribers and more than 40 million views on her Twitch account.
Apart from YouTube and Twitch, Lily Ki is also active across several other social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. For example, on LilyPichu Instagram page, she usually posts photos with her friends and her daily thoughts. This helps her to relate with her huge following as she has more than 821k followers.
She is also part of Offline TV, an online social entertainment community that makes a wide range of online content.
Why is LilyPichu so popular?
Lily is popular because she is not only a blogger and a streamer, but also possess an angelic voice. For this reason, she has great potential to become a successful musician. This makes her interesting to watch, that is why she has such a huge following in many of her social media accounts.
Even though Lily Ki is mostly known for gaming on YouTube and Twitch, that is not the only thing she is great at. She has confessed many times on her channels that her goal is to become a professional voice-over actress. Lily has done a lot of training in this, and in 2016, she underwent jaw surgery to develop her voice skills further.
Lily has a unique voice that many doubt if it is real or fake as she does her streams and videos. For the longest time, she has maintained that it is her real voice, and this fascinating characteristic has brought more and more people to her social platforms.
LilyPichu was open about the surgery, and she even shared a link to the full story with her Twitter following.
Is LilyPichu in a relationship?
LilyPichu has never shied away from letting her fans know who she is dating. She was romantically involved with Albert Chang, a talented YouTube celebrity, famous for musical compositions and incredible covers. While dating, the two would always share numerous photos on Instagram, and they were such an adorable couple before things went south.
Who cheated with Albert?
In November 2019, it was revealed that Albert Chang was cheating on LilyPichu with fellow Twitch streamer Sara Lee. This is after Sara accidentally posted a flirty Google document that she had shared with Chang.
Later on, Lily came out to confirm that she was no longer dating Albert. She then went on to apologize on behalf of her friends’ tweets and expressed that they were only acting out of shock and frustration of the news.
Albert and Sara also shared their public apologies for what they put Lily Ki through with their actions. Following the cheating scandal, the three streamers took a break from Twitch.
Who is LilyPichu boyfriend?
After the nasty break up with Albert in 2019, LilyPichu is currently dating Michael Reeves, a streamer and content creator. LilyPichu Michael Reeves never shy to share their goofy pictures on social media.
How one individual can be this talented is still mind-blowing. LilyPichu is brilliant at what she does, and the future for this singing Twitch gamer is bright. Enjoy her content by following her on her multiple social media platforms.
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