• Real name is Eli Lewis, born 15th November 1992
• South Korean nationality, YouTube and social media star
• Attended local high school, took part in soccer and drama
• YouTube channel has 1.4 million subscribers and 500,000 views combined
• Twitch channel has 86,000 followers and 230,000 views combined

What is KayKayEs’ real name?

KayKayEs – real name apparently Eli Lewis – was born in South Korea, on 15 November 1992 – his zodiac sign is Scorpio, and he holds Korean nationality. He’s a YouTuber and a social media star, who’s probably known best for his eponymous YouTube channel, which he launched on 1 September 2015. It’s today subscribed to by more than 1.4 million people, and numbers close to 500,000 views of all his videos combined. KayKayEs uploads diverse content, while he’s nowadays mostly focused on videos related to the video game “Madden NFL 21”.

Early life and education

KayKayEs was raised in South Korea by his parents about whom nothing’s known, as they prefer to be left out of media. He hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, so most of his fans believe that he’s an only child.

KayKayEs was interested in various activities while attending a local high school, and played soccer for his school’s team. He was a member of the school’s drama club too, and appeared in several plays, once even considering a career as an actor. KayKayEs matriculated in 2011, and hasn’t spoken of his further education, however, it’s widely believed that he enrolled at college, and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in 2015.

Twitch channel

KayKayEs is also somewhat popular for his Twitch channel, which he launched on 27 April 2014. He has amassed over 86,000 followers, making him the owner of the #14,315th most followed channel.

KayKayEs has spent around 750 hours livestreaming (over 31 day), and has gathered close to 230,000 views of all the streams combined. He has an average of 250 viewers per stream, while his highest recorded number of concurrent viewers was 1,669 on 16 February 2021. KayKayEs’ favorite game to play while live-streaming is “Fortnite: Battle Royale”, as he has spent over 430 hours (18 days) playing it. Some of the other games he enjoys playing include “Call of Duty: Warzone” (85 hours) and “Madden NFL 19” (40+ hours), and he has also spent around 22 hours just chatting with his fans.


Career as a social media star

KayKayEs is active on various social media networks, and has amassed more than 90,000 followers on Instagram, while he’s uploaded close to 300 pictures. Most of these have been taken during his everyday life, and often feature his wife and their two dogs, plus most recently pictures featuring his late baby boy.

He launched his Twitter account in August 2012, and it’s today followed by close to 80,000 people, while he’s following back close to 700 people. KayKayEs tends to tweet a couple of times every week, and mostly uses the account to notify his fans about whether or not he’ll be livestreaming.

He has also launched a TikTok channel, but has only uploaded two videos – “Clowney! #clowney #kaykayes” has been viewed exactly 4,444 times, and his other video “Full video on my yt link in bio!” has been watched over 94,000 times. KayKayEs has amassed over 8,000 likes of the two videos combined.

Most popular YouTube videos

We’re going to mention three of KayKayEs’ YouTube videos which have attracted the most attention, and have helped him grow his fanbase.

On 7 January 2018, he uploaded the video “PLAYOFF TODD GURLEY BREAKS PLAYERS ANKLES! Madden 18 Ultimate Team”, and it has since been watched over 4.3 million times.

His second most popular video “SUPER BOWL TYREEK HILL IS A MADDEN GLITCH! THE FASTEST PLAYER! Madden 20 Ultimate Team” was uploaded on 30 January 2020, and has been watched close to 3.3 million times.

On 30 September 2017, he uploaded his video “”THE WATERBOY” SIGNS W/ THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS! BOBBY BUECHER’S NFL JOURNEY EP. 1”, and it has been watched more than 2.6 million times.

Awards and nominations

In 2019, KayKayEs was nominated for an 11th Annual Shorty Award in the Gaming category, but which was won by the YouTuber Jennifer Flagg.

Love life and girlfriend

KayKayEs is more or less secretive when it comes to his love life, and it’s known that he’s today a married man, as he has featured his wife in a couple of his YouTube videos. KayKayEs and Makaila Kanani exchanged vows in November 2019 in front of their closest friends and family members. Neither has spoken of how and when they met, but it’s believed by some of KayKayEs’ fans that they met on a blind date in the mid-2010s.

In January 2020, KayKayEs announced that they were expecting a child. Their son Jae Akio Lewis was born in March 2020, but in May of the same year, he passed away. The boy was diagnosed with bronchiolitis, and it was then revealed that he had a very high amount of potassium in his blood. He died in a hospital to lung infection.

As of May 2021, KayKayEs is married to Makaila Kanani; they had a son who died two months after he was born.

Hobbies and other interests

KayKayEs spends a lot of his time in front of his PC screen and his other gaming consoles, which is what made him start going to the gym. He has a couple of training sessions every week, and works out just to stay fit.

KayKayEs is a huge dog-lover, and his two pet dogs can be seen featured in many of his Instagram pictures.

He likes to travel, and has taken his wife to several Asian and European countries, as well as to a couple of US states.

KayKayEs likes to taste various cuisines, and his favorite is Italian food, mostly because he’s a huge fan of pizza. He and his wife can often be seen eating at expensive restaurants.

In his spare time and usually late at night, KayKayEs enjoys watching movies starring his favorite actors and actresses Keanu Reeves, Jim Carrey and Emma Watson, such as the trilogy “The Matrix”, “Bruce Almighty” and the franchise “Harry Potter”.

Age, height and net worth

KayKayEs’ age is 28. He has short black hair and brown eyes, his height is apparently 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and he weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).

As of May 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $1.2 million.


As the Senior Writer at The Biography, I lead a dedicated team focused on revealing the untold stories of trailblazers. My deep passion for uncovering hidden narratives compels me to thoroughly investigate each subject, ensuring a harmonious blend of accuracy and engaging storytelling. I am heavily involved in every aspect of the editorial process, from the preliminary research to the publishing details, guaranteeing that each biography not only informs but also captivates and inspires our audience. At The Biography, we are committed to providing meticulous explorations of net worth and achievements of innovators across diverse fields like technology, arts, and philanthropy. My methodology integrates extensive research with narrative skill, designed to forge a connection between our readers and the extraordinary individuals making headlines. By showcasing their journeys, challenges, and contributions, we provide a detailed perspective on those leading advancements and transformations in our society.

Write A Comment

Pin It