Check out all the facts on YouTube sensation Timothy DeLaGhetto.
1. He Just Paid Off His Parents’ Mortgage
When Timothy decided to pursue online comedy instead of school, his parents were a bit worried, but Timothy has surpassed their expectations and was able to do something for them he’s always dreamed of – paying off their mortgage. Timothy says his parents own a restaurant and are so hard-working, but as they’ve gotten older, he wants them to work less.
So, how was Timothy able to pay off his parents’ mortgage, giving them a check of $210,000 in addition to paying the bank mortgage for $130,000? Daily Mail writes:
Timothy DeLaGhetto has spent 8 years building a fan base on YouTube and has over 2 million subscribers and 700 million views which has spawned a budding performance career. After associating and buying stock in Maker Studios, which sold to Disney for $500 million, he was able to give his parents a big fat check to cover the cost of their mortgage.
2. Timothy Is One of the Cast Members on MTV2’s Wild ‘N Out
Timothy is actually one of the cast members from the show Wild ‘N Out. Check out Timothy in action on the show in the above video.
3. He’s Also Known as “Traphik”
Timothy was born Tim Chantarangsu, but is most commonly known as Timothy DeLaGhetto or Traphik. He’s an American rapper, YouTube sensation, and comedian.
4. His Most Popular YouTube Video Has Over 78 Million Views
Wikipedia gives Timothy’s YouTube stats:
Traphik’s main YouTube channel has over 2.3 million subscribers and over 552 million video views as of March 1, 2014. It features original skits, parodies, rants, and a series called Dear DeLaGhetto. His most popular video has over 78 million views. Chantaransgu also has a vlog channel, a music channel and a style channel. With 400+ vlogs to date, Chantarangsu has garnered 740,000+ subscribers and over 110,000,000+ video views on his vlog channel.
5. Chia Habte Is Reportedly His Girlfriend
Chia Habte is known to be Timothy’s girlfriend. Have a look at some of their adorable pics together