George Miller, better known by his stage name Joji, is of Japanese descent. He is a singer, songwriter, record producer, author, a former internet personality, YouTuber, and a comedian. Let us read some fascinating stories from his life and career and Joji Net Worth in 2021.
Miller began his career as a YouTuber and produced content on his now inactive YouTube channels: Dizasta Music, TV Filthy Frank, and Too Damn Filthy.
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Joji Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$1.3 Million|
|Date of Birth||September 18, 1992|
|Height||5’8″ ft. or 1.73 m|
|Country of Origin||Japan|
|Source of Wealth||YouTube and Songs|
|Instagram Followers||5.1 million|
|Twitter Followers||1.5 million|
|YouTube Subscribers||4.8 million|
|Last Updated||December 2020|
George Kusunoki Miller was born on 18 September 1992, in Osaka, Japan. He is of Japanese and Australian descent. George completed his schooling in an international school, Canadian Academy, in Kobe, Japan, and graduated in 2012.
He moved to the United States at 18. Later – he enrolled at the New York Institute of Technology. He is very private about his personal life.
Career Highlights and Achievements
Miller created the ‘Filthy Frank’ character on his Dizasta Music YouTube channel where he created sketch-comedy based content.
The first video on this channel was uploaded on 19 June 2008 and was titled ‘Lil Jon falls off a table’. His unconventional comedy gained popularity after 2012 after ‘Filthy Frank’ was described as an anti-vlogger of YouTube by him.
The channel has over 9,50,000 subscribers and 164 million views as of April 2020. On 15 August 2014, Miller posted a video on the channel announcing that he would not be posting anymore. It was a result of many copyright and community strikes it received.
His second channel had a different series on it, like “Japanese 101”, “Food” and “Wild Games”. This channel has 7.4 million subscribers as of April 2020.
Miller opened his third channel “Too Damn Filthy” on 1 July 2014. He had two series on this channel, “Japanese 101” and “Cringe of the Week”. The channel has 2.1 million subscribers as of April 2020.
Miller released a statement on Twitter, explaining that he had stopped producing comedy because of “serious health conditions”. He was also suffering from his personal lack of interest in continuing the series.
Miller has always wanted to create music. He admitted in an interview with Pigeons and Planes that he initially started his YouTube channels for music. But his character content got the limelight and he just went with the flow.
He also created the character called ‘Pink Guy’ which is comical and denoting his YouTube channel. His debut album, Pink Season, was at number 70 on the Billboard 200. Under his stage name the ‘Pink Guy’, he has produced a mixtape, an album, and one extended play.
On 16 March 2017, he performed for the first time as Pink Guy at SXSW (South by southwest). But as of 29 December 2017, Joji has now stopped production of all Filthy Frank and Pink Guy related content and music.
While growing up in Kobe, Japan, Miller produced music and used to sing with his friends as a side hobby. After going to New York with his Pink Guy persona, his Joji persona was being born.
As Joji, his major works include several songs on the YouTube channel of the Asian music label. Some of them are – “I Don’t Wanna waste my time”, “Rain on me” and “Will he”.
He also featured in the song “Nomadic” with the Chinese rap group, “Higher brothers”. He performed live as Joji for the first time on 18 May 2017 in Los Angeles.
Miller released his EP titled ‘In Tongues’ on 3 November 2017 by Empire Distribution. His debuted Ballads 1 on 26 October 2018, which quickly peaked the Billboard.
His most recent performance was on 2 March 2020 on ‘The tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon’.
He lives in Brooklyn, New York, and often flies down to Los Angeles for work where he has a residence. Joji also flies to Australia occasionally. He suffers from an undisclosed neurological disorder that causes stress-induced seizures. It was one of the reasons; he quit his YouTube career.
What is Joji Net Worth in 2021?
Joji is a young talented YouTuber from Japan. He started his career by doing sketch-comedy on his first YouTube channel.
His content got popular and the channel was doing great. Then he shifted his attention towards music. Joji’s debut album featured in Billboard 200.
His YouTube channel has millions of subscribers and he has earned fame and affection from his audience. Joji Net Worth in 2021 is estimated to be $1.3 million.
Some Interesting Facts About Joji
- Joji’s EP, ‘In Tongues’ was at number 58 on Billboard 200 and his debut studio album Ballads 1 was at number 1 on Billboard’s top R&B. He is the first Asian-born artist to have this feather in his cap.
- He speaks 3 languages–Japanese, English, and a bit of Spanish.
- Joji can also breakdance!
- Miller and his friends are the reason behind the universally popular show, ‘Harlem Shake’.
- Joji’s net worth is about $1.3 million.
- His Sound Cloud tracks have over 29 million combined plays.
- Another nickname of Joji is Filthy Francis, Ph.D.
Joji’s show has had a deep impact on the internet culture and remembered as the ‘epitome of odd’. It has been responsible for the creation of various memes on the internet. Joji Net worth in 2021 is estimated to be around $1.3 million.
His videos started the viral dance craze called the ‘Harlem Shake’ in 2013, which led to the debut of Bauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’ song atop the Billboard Hot 100. People describe Joji’s music as trip-hop and Lo-Fi, which was a blend of trap, folk, electronic, and R&B.