Megastar gamer and YouTube sensation Alister Aiken or Ali-A was born on 6th November 1993 in London, England. Inspired by his love of gaming, he started his first YouTube channel in 2006 under the alias Ali-A. In 2009 his channel started gaining attention among the gaming community, and in 2013 it hit 1 million subscribers. In 2021, it has grown to 17 million subscribers and over 5 billion views. He provides walk-throughs and information to guide other gamers to go through challenging game levels, along with special tips, tricks, and reviews on his channels.
He holds four Guinness world record for Most popular Call of Duty Channel by views and Most popular Call of Duty Channel by subscribers on his primary channel Ali-A and The tallest staircase built in one minute in Minecraft and Most blocks of wood collected in three minutes in Minecraft on second channel MoreAli-A. In 2015 and 2016, he was among the ten most popular British YouTube stars. He enjoys a net worth of $7.2 million, including income from his YouTube channels, sponsorships, and online merchandise portal. He is in relation with fellow Youtube star Clare Siobhan since 2015. They are planning to get married in the coming years.
|Real Name||Alastair Aiken|
|Profession||Internet Celebrity / Professional Gamer|
|Famous For||YouTube Gaming Videos|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||6 November 1993|
|Age||28 Years (As in 2021)|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||in Feet-Inches – 6’ 1” in meters – 1.87 m in centimeters – 187 cm|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms – 80 kg in Pounds – 176 lbs|
Family Members And Relatives
Girlfriend, Wife & Marital Status
Ali-A is in a relationship with social media star and Youtuber Clare Siobhan since 2015. She works as a marketing professional in Xbox and is a part of his gaming community. As per officials, they are soon going to tie their knots for living happily ever after.
|Current Relationship Status||Dating|
Education, School & College
With his income from his four YouTube channels, sponsorships, and online merchandise store, he owns a considerable net worth of $7.2 million. His primary sponsorships include Scuf Gaming, Monster Drinks, Control Freek, G2A, and Elato Gaming.
You can get Ali-A branded T-shirts, caps, backpacks, and more on his online merchandise portal. Besides enjoying a fulfilling life, he loves to be a part of charities like fundraising for cancer and other needy patients.
Birthplace and Family
British gamer Alastair Aiken well known among his fans as Ali-A, was born on 6th November 1993 in London, England. His family includes his mother, father, and his younger brother Simon Aiken. He completed his high school at a local school in London. He dropped out of school to focus on his gaming career. Presently he is residing in Palatial Condo, London.
How The Journey Started
Ali-A was shy and had a boy next door type of image during his school days. Often bullied by his seniors, Ali-A was not very social until he discovered his love for gaming. He was introduced to the world of video games by some old friends who lived on the road down from his house. Initially, he started with playing Mario kart and Smart Bros, and then he discovered Call of duty (COD) and fell for it. Eventually, he became passionate about gaming. Gaming was a very social experience for him, so he decided to create a YouTube channel and uploaded his gaming video in 2006.
In the beginning, it was all for fun, and only his mates use to watch his video. It took him about a year to get the first 100 subscribers. In 2009 his channel rose to prominence when one of his gaming videos of Call on Duty gone viral among gaming lovers. In 2013 he hit 1 million subscribers on his chancel and became a gaming sensation on YouTube. At present, he has four channels on YouTube, and he is among one of the highest-paid online gamers in the world.
Achievements and Awards
With his spectacular gaming talent, Ali A has managed to get 17 million subscribers and over 5 billion views on his main channel Ali-A. His main channel mainly focuses on commentary and live streaming of games Call on Duty and Fortnite as he plays them.
With his vast fan base, he received an opportunity to sign a multi-channel network with YouTube and MCN for his channels Ali A and More Ali-A. After hitting 1 million on his first channel, he created his second channel MoreAli-A in 2013. He uploads his traveling, reaction vlogs, and live-steaming of family-friendly games like Minecraft, Clash of Titans, and Pokémon 3D, videos on this channel with a subscriber count of 7.07 million and more than 1.7 billion video views.
After associating with his girlfriend and partner Clare Siobhan he created his third channel ‘Clare and Ali’ with 788 K subscribers and about 29 million video views. In September 2020 he created his forth channel ‘Ali-A palys’ to upload videos related to the ‘Call on Duty’ franchise only. Within few months of its release, it hit 34k subscribers and 13.2 million video views.
Since 2014 he had hosted many gaming tournaments. Other media appearances include TV shows like ‘The Gadget Show’ and BBC news beat on star gamers. In 2015 and 2016 he was included in the list of 10 most popular British YouTube stars.
He holds four Guinness world record two on his main channel Ali-A namely ‘Most popular Call of Duty Channel by views’ and ‘Most popular Call of Duty Channel by subscribers’ and reaming two on his second channel More Ali-A ‘The tallest staircase built in one minute in Minecraft’ and ‘Most blocks of wood collected in three minutes in Minecraft’.
He also published a book for Young Readers in October 2017 Ali-A Adventures: Game On with co-authors Scott, Cavan, Sotirovski, and Aleksandar.
He had received a second Gold Play Button for the More Ali-A YouTube channel in 2014 and a third for “Clare & Ali” in 2019. Ali-A was referred to as a “YouTube megastar” by BBC on 6 June 2017.
Ali-A Social Media Accounts And Channels
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