Rico The Giant (born July 26, 1998) is a 24 year-old American YouTuber, music director, professional gamer, and streamer who is famous for sharing firsthand video game simulations on his YouTube channel.
Rico The Giant is one person who has utilized and benefited from using social media. He is active on a whole lot of social media and gaming platforms from which he has amassed a lot of followers and become very well known. Read on to know and learn more about the YouTuber and Gamer.
Rico The Giant’s Real Name Is Tyrique Joseph
Rico The Giant, whose real name is Tyrique Joseph, was born on July 26, 1998, in the United States of America to parents of African-American background. Information on his parents, such as their names, ethnicity, occupation, and religion, is unknown. The YouTuber is of African-American ethnicity, and by nationality, he is an American. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Speaking on his childhood days, The YouTuber has not disclosed many specifics like details about his birthplace, where he grew up, or if he grew up under the care of his parents. Rico The Giant is not an only child, he had a sister who died, but her name was not revealed.
Rico The Giant completed his high school education in May 2017. However, the social media personality has not disclosed to any source the schools he attended and has also not hinted in any form if he enrolled in a college to get a degree thereafter. Considering how active he has been in building his brand on different platforms, speculations are rife that he took a break from his studies to pursue his career.
He Started His Career Playing Call of Duty Games
The YouTuber started his career by playing Call of Duty games and game simulation recordings. Soon as he had mastered it, he diversified and moved on to include other games such as Black Ops 3, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and horror games.
Rico The Giant created his first YouTube channel on January 27th, 2016, and posted his first video titled HOW TO WIN A GUN FIGHT WITH A KNIFE! Call of Duty: Black Ops on August 22nd of the same year. The video was quite interesting and captivating enough to get him over 8.3k views. Since then, he has been steady in uploading gaming videos and vlogs.
He upped his game some more per the request of his many fans when he started providing detailed information about the electronic devices he uses for gaming. He also included this useful information in his YouTube description of his Ironside PC specs.
The gadgets are Nemesis for Case; i7-8700k for Processor; Corsair H60 for CPU Cooling; Z390 for Motherboard; Corsair Vengence RGB 16GB (2x8GB) for Memory; 240 GB Solid State Drive; 2 TB Hard Drive; GeForce RTX 2070 8GB Graphics Card; 700 Watt 80 Plus Power Supply.
His channel has amassed over 808k subscribers, and the videos posted on his channel get as many a million views and more. The American YouTuber also has other social media accounts on various platforms, such as Instagram, where he is active under the username @ricothegiant, with 134k followers. He is on Twitter under the username @RicoThe Giant with over 128k followers, and Twitch with 79k followers.
He is also a Music Producer
Besides being a social media personality, he is also a music producer with pretty decent releases under his belt. He puts out his musical works on his youtube channel, and his fans have had very positive reactions. Some of his songs include:
- Fuk Da Feds
- YUNG FAWN x KC-Dark
- SAUCEMAN-Danny Phantom ft JUICEMAN+Trench 17
- ILLAMERICAN+BABY+RUN UP A CHECK/SSS
- Can’t Hang
The most popular and viral video on his channel is TRYING to Be A Good Prisoner in Hard Time 3D…(Prison Simulator) with over 1.1 million views. Other videos with over 700,000 views include HIGH SCHOOL ISN’T AS EASY AS I THOUGHT! | School Days (School Simulator) #1, The Most Heavily Guarded House in Thief Sim (So far…), DRUG DEALER SIMULATOR?! For Real?! (#1).
Some other videos are Robbing the Apple HQ in Thief Simulator! (The Biggest Job Thus Far) | Ep #11, Listening to Bad Kids Rapping on SoundCloud, PLAYING SOME CHILDHOOD FAVORITES! | Random Flash Games w/ @iBerleezy.
What Happened To Rico The Giant?
A sad event occurred in the family of the YouTuber. On July 2021, Rico The Giant lost his sister to the cold hands of death. The social media personality took to his Twitter account to share the news, although he did not specify the cause of her death.
The announcement attracted a hoard of condolence messages from fans who tried to comfort him for his loss.
Rico The Giant is Not in Any Known Relationship
According to Information gathered on the personal life of the young YouTuber, he is most likely single presently, even though he lives a relatively quiet life and rarely shares information about himself. He makes an effort to keep his personal life out of the public eye and media, which makes it difficult for one to say who he is dating or has dated in the past.
Although Rico is not dating anyone publicly, he might be seeing someone in secret, yet to be revealed. Until proven otherwise, it is generally assumed that he is single.
Rico The Giant’s Net Worth
Rico The Giant’s net worth is estimated at $1.5 million. He makes most of his money from his gaming career and brand promotions. The gamer is also interested in music production.
He makes the majority of his money from YouTube videos, and his channel alone is worth 255,000 dollars. Similarly, he has published over 140 videos, totalling more than 27.8 million views. Every month, he uploads seven new videos, generating 163k video views and 1.9k new subscribers.