Ali-A is the stage name of Alastair Aiken, a well known British Youtuber who became widely known for his skills in playing a famous video game called Call of Duty.
He is known for his will to share important informations with his fans while he plays games rather than to keep them for himself.
He was born on November 6, 1993 in London as Alastair Aiken.
He has a brother named Simon with whom he has grown up with and Ali often invites him as his gameplaying companion.
Although ge was growing up in a happy home, he was bullied and harrased during schooling which lowered his self-estem a lot.
His mother whitnessed the changes in her son’s behaviour and after she has learned about this she send him to continue his education in a private school.
His family was very supportive and he never felt any pressure from them. His mum is still a huge part of his life and she is constanty repeating him that he is the most important person in her life, alongside his brother Simon.
He was 16 when he started placing videos online and when he was finishing high school he was already widely known.
His first video clips were made playing a popular game called Modern Warfare 2. This game was a huge hit and it was played by millions of player all over the world
Later he played other games too – like Call of Duty (Black Ops 2 was his favorite), and it brought him thousands of new subscribers.
Playing Black Ops 2 is his most seen video ever due to the fact that it is the hardest combat game on the market.
In 2013 he decided to rename the channel into Ali-A and open a new channel named “MoreAliA”. He amassed over 6 million subscribers and earned huge income from it every month.
Ali-A is very hardworking and he uploads videos on a daily basis. He made thousands of them until today and he continues to do it.
Ali-A channel (ex Matroix) has over six millions subscribers while MoreAliA has four million.
Due to the popularity of his older channel Ali-A, it was easier to gain subscribers on More Ali-A.
More Ali-A isn’t focused on Call of Duty but on Minecraft, Pokemon GO and his vlogs.
He was a host of Legend of Gaming world tournament in 2014 and he won it so it confirmed his extraordinary skills.
This was a big honor for him since it proved that he is one of the greatest gamers today.
He launched his own Ali-A clothing brand which include T-shirts, caps and similar and he even has a line of his backpacks.
Monster Beverages contracted him for their ads so he earns a decent amount money there. He hosts their events and drinks their bevarages while playing games online.
In 2013, he has signed a contract with Polaris, a known Youtube network but in the meantime, he transferred to StyleHaul on both of his channels.
Having his channel on such strong platforms allows him top gear and quality of his content.
He joined his fellow Youtubers in 2016 in a campaign which was aimed to help young people all the basics of programming.
It was very successful and gained over 10 million views and learned over twenty thousand people to leadn Python (a computer programme).
In 2016, he was a co-host for NCS Yes Live in London.
In 2013 he appeared in a TV show called “The Gadget Show”. He wasn’t called to TV shows that much so this was a very interesting experience for him.
He was one of the British Youtubers who were featured in a documentary made by BBC called Rockstar Gamers.
He earned a spot in a mobile video game called Celebrity Street Fight in 2015.
In 2016, he was the main theme of another documentary movie called “Minecraft: Into The Nether”.
In 2015/16 he was named as the 9th most famous Youtubers from Great Britain.
2017 brought his fans a graphic novel: Ali-A Adventures: Game On!
In 2016, he joined a charity event focused on raising funds for Cancer Research UK.
He was always prone to helping others and one of the reasons he was bullied in school is because he was of empathic character.
In 2011 he uploaded a video under the name ” My Secret” where heexplained how he has been havily harrased in school. He also spoke about his own battle with sexuality.
Just a few hours later he deleted the video due to the controversies it rose and the messages he received.
In 2015 he began collaborating with Clare Callery, a fellow female gamer and a Youtuber.
The two of them shared the same childhood secret of being harrased at school so they soon became friends and could understand each other easily.
She became his girlfriend. She comes from a town called Leeds, in England as well.
They are still a pair and they share their photos on Instagram. They travel a lot together and have visited America too.
He loves animals and has two pet dogs named Ella and Eevee.
He loves music very much so he shares his favorite songs with his fans on the account he opened on SoundCloud.
He likes playing games on different playing consols such as Playstation, Wii, X Box and even on his iPhone.
Full name: Alastair Aiken
Date of birth: November 6, 1993
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Profession: Youtuber, gamer
Height: 1,9 m
Weight: 85 kgs
Net Worth: $5 million