SoLLUMINATI is an American social media personality renowned for his basketball videos on his Youtube Channel. He began his Youtube career in 2012 and has launched two channels, both of which have over a million subscribers. His channel SoLLUMINATI focuses on basketball but is the second channel, SPIRITUAL So focuses on spiritual thoughts, motivations, and fun challenges.
Who is SoLLUMINATI?
He was born on October 4, 1994, in Detroit, Michigan U.S.A. his real name is Javontay Baynes. He graduated from Odessa College. Then, he joined Eastern Michigan University. He loved playing basketball from an early age. His love for basketball later made him to start his Youtube channel.
Where Did He Get His Name From?
In a Q&A video, the Youtuber told his fans about how his name came to be. He said, “Now when I first made the name SoLLUMINATI, I just thought, I need a name that stand out. And if you see SoLLUMINATI you are not gonna forget that name. You get what I am saying? Like, if you hear SoLLUMINATI, you are not going to forget that name. And it actually wasn’t me that came out with that name, it was King SO.”
He added that the name has nothing to do with the devil or the secret society Illuminati. Rather, he shared he believed in god.
The 26-year old social media personality launched his first Youtube channel on 8 July 2012. He loved basketball from an early age and he wanted to share the love with the world. Thus, he made a video titled 51 Game Winning Streak Highest in NBA 2K15. Then, he uploaded NBA 2K15 – 7ft3 Point Guard Part 3 Ball Hogs, NBA 2K15 Dribbling Secrets nobody wants you to know, and many more. His videos started to get popular and have 1.89 million subscribers as of now.
Moreover, in January 2014, he started another channel called, SPIRITUAL So. in this channel, he shares spiritual thoughts, motivations and fun challenges. Likewise, he also makes vlogs focused on profound subjects, with video titles like “LIFE after DEATH” and “the truth about RELIGION.” SPIRITUAL So has 1.26 million subscribers and has been rising rapidly.
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He is Dating a Fitness Model
The Youtube Star was previously dating a fellow Youtuber, OmgYoAsh, whose real name is Ashley Marie. She was also the former Navy. The couple started dating in 2018. He posted the first video with Ashley on July 4, 2018, where he promised never to cheat.
After that, they were constantly active on social media also made multiple videos together, including prank videos. However, the relationship didn’t last long and in 2019, the couple broke up. According to the star, Ash drained him mentally because of her depression and constant breakdown.
Even after break up, the couple lived together for few months. Then, Ash started dating an older man. But, the star didn’t date for more than a year. Then, in March 2021, he started dating a fitness model, Lily Rose.
The Youtube star has an estimated net worth of $200,000. In an Instagram post, he stated that he has recently bought a new house. Likewise, he owns a beautiful silver Corvette. Also, he seems to love cars and keeps changing them constantly.
The star has stands 6 feet 6 inches tall and has a weight of 84 kg.
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