Gregory Scott Williams, otherwise known as Sky Williams, recognized as YouTube gamer, vlogger, and Stand-up comedian. He is popular for playing ‘League of Legends’ and for his videos and rants.
Besides, he also gained success as a sponsored live-streamer on Twitch. Further, he also makes inspirational content from his experiences as being openly gay African-American. In addition, he is a friend with xLeahbee, Sp4zie, Videogamedunkey and often makes collaborative videos with them.
Who is Sky Williams? Bio & Family
Born on 30 January 1990, Sky is an African-American media personality and game streamer. Most popular for his Youtube game videos and sponsored Twitch streamer. He was born in San Jose, California to the parents Sharon and Greg Williams. He has his two siblings: Alex and Nick.
At the age of three, his parents separated and his mother remarried. He stayed with his mother and grew up in Gilroy along with her mom and stepfather. Further, he does not have a good relationship with his step-father. However, as a child, he was a very bright kid and quick to learn. As a result, he had participated in the Gifted and Talented Education Program.
As growing up, he struggled with depression but it worsened much further when his peers started to bully him. While trying to escape from the depression, he introduced with video games. Then he played a lot of games especially Super Smash Brothers.
How did it all Start? (His Career)
From the point in time where he tried to find comfort with the video games from his depression. After that, he used to play and participate in competitive games and tournaments. While playing ‘League of Legends’, he also able to taste as the fame of comedian.
During his school, he has performed trophy winning jokes with his dark humor in school competition. Further, he had worked at Applebees for six years as a server. It’s the time when he learned about the Flappers comedy competition. Then he won the fourth position in the competition among 400 participants.
Afterward, he started his Youtube channel and began to upload videos. However, his first ever video became popular when it went viral on Reddit. Within two months of viral video, he became a popular internet sensation. Additionally, the video also able to capture the attention of online publications like the UK Telegraph and The Huffington Post. Today he has over 867 thousand subscribers on his Youtube channel with over a million views.
In addition, during Dec 2018, TSM_Myth tweeted back to Sky’s tweets by saying that come back to play Fortnite with him.
Is Williams a Gay?- Relationships
The Youtuber has openly come in the public as an LGBT community. He accepted that he is African-American gay. He has revealed that he figured out his sexuality while he used to be bullied by his classmates.
The comedian has not opened about his relationships. However, he is believed to be single at the moment. But after figuring out his sexual preference, he was afraid to reveal his identity to his family or close one. So, to overcome it, he eventually started to spend his time on gaming where he realized that no one cares about his identity. Rather they would love to share their passion for the game only.
Sky Williams: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
During his time as a competitive player, he had played several tournaments. After that, he started to play other games as well. According to the sources, he accumulated income of approx $50k to $70k per month from his YouTube channel. So, as of now 2019, his net worth has an estimation of $4 million.
Furthermore, he also generates his income not only through stream subscriptions and donations. But he has been sponsored by a lot of big companies like Cloud9 too.
Besides Youtube and Twitch, he is also active over other social media platforms but yet to verified. Further, his Twitter account was banned in April 2018, however, within a month it reinstated again. On Instagram, he has an account @skyidot with 23.2K followers. He does not seem to use Facebook account however, we can see many account under his name.