Grant Thompson was a Canadian-American YouTuber who owns a popular channel, The King of Random. He died on 29 July 2019, at the age of 38 due to the tragic Paragliding accident in Utah. He had an estimated net worth of $6 million and accumulated 11.3 million followers on his YouTube Channel. His videos contain wide varieties of random risky projects, living a life through all kinds of experiments and hacks.
Net Worth of Grant Thompson
This internet personality gained millions of revenue from his YouTube channel, experiment videos, hacks, and so on. ‘Thompson’s estimated net worth was $6 million.
As per some sources, his annual income is $800,000. His YouTube channel, the king of Radom, has 11.3 million subscribers, 2.3 billion video views, and marked as the 321st most subscribed channel on YouTube. In a day, his channel gets an average of 1.2 million views. Probably would monetize the website by generating an estimated revenue of around $2,200 per day ($800,000 a year) from ads.
His video “How To Make LEGO Gummy Candy!” has earned over 26 million views and crossed 300 thousand likes. In 2018, Grant spent most of his time with his family and worked behind the scene, leaving his co-star Nate to run and handle the channel.
The early life of Thompson
The King of Random Grant was born on 21 November 1980, in Canada. The information of these parents in currently missing right now. He has one brother named Mark Thompson, who has confirmed the cause of his death in the TMZ article. He completed his high school level from Graeme High School. Later, he attended HND Acting and performance from the course at Falkirk College of Further and Higher Education.
Who was Grant Thompson Married to?
Late Grant married to his loving wife on 21 March 2010. The name of his wife is undisclosed.
The couple is often seen together in the photo shared on his Instagram, along with their kids. On 21 March 2018, the couple celebrated 11 years of togetherness.
How many children does Youtuber Thompson have?
He and his wife are blessed with the four. On his official website, he claims that he is a father and a husband first and then a YouTuber which proves his affection and unconditional love towards his family.
A year before his death, he steps back from his headlining his YouTube channel to his co-star to spend quality time with his family.
Life outside Camera
The King of Random Thompson was a pilot and had created a real state’s business. He worked at Hawaii flying cargo. And he has earned a reasonable sum of money from ‘amazon’s affiliate marketing as well.
This adventurous guy used to be part of the numerous sponsorship deals like Audible, Hello Fresh, Flex Volt, etc.
Charges, Explosion in the Thompson’s home
On 24 August 2017, there was an explosion in the Thompson’s home. While investigating, he told that he “had a YouTube channel where he films, science experiments, including explosions,” according to KSL.com. He further claimed that his friend left him with a bag of unknown powder substance,” which he thought was a firework. Along with his Timothy Burgess, the duo decided to light the powder first with smaller batches. But unfortunately, according to the charge, this explosion sent “sent small, flaming particles into the air, some of which embedded into Burgess’ leg and arm after burning off some of his hair.” The firefighter dispatched the flame. Later, he was charged with the possession of two counts of explosive devices while Timothy was charged with one.
Similarly, in January 2018 he was again charged with the possession of explosive devices. The concerned member of the public claimed to police that he was creating dry ice bombs in the garden and creating the videos afterward.
Cause of Death/How did Grant Thompson Die?
The 5 Feet 11 inches height Youtuber Thompson died on 29 July 2019 due to a Paragliding accident.
He was just 38 years old. His family filed a missing report on Monday as he didn’t return from the trip. The officials located the GPS tracker and recovered his body on Tuesday morning from St. George.
Interesting Facts about Grant Thompson
- His full name is Jonathan Grant Thompson.
- He and his sweetheart have four children.
- Apart from this YouTube Career and Channel The King of Random, he was an airplane pilot and had a job in Hawaii flying cargo.
- He got inspiration on video making of the videos created by Kipkay for Make Magazine.
- He has a good relationship with Taras Kulakov, AKA CrazyRussianHacker.
- Jerry Rig Everything has also collaborated with him on his YouTube Channels.
- Once there a rumor that his sexuality was gay, but later confirmed as a hoax as he wed-locked with a woman and blessed with four kids.
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