Who is YouTuber Whindersson Nunes? | The Sun
YOUTUBER Whindersson Nunes is fighting My Mate Nate on the undercard for the upcoming fight between Tommy Fury and KSI on October 14.
But who is Nunes and how did he become famous?
Who is YouTuber Whindersson Nunes?
Whindersson Nunes Batista is a Brazilian comedian, YouTuber, actor, musician and boxer.
In his music career, he goes by the moniker Lil Whind.
Nunes was born on January 5, 1995, in Palmeira do Piaui, Brazil.
He is ranked fourth on a list for most subscribed YouTube channels from Brazil.
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How did Whindersson Nunes become famous?
At the age of 15 Nunes created his YouTube channel with the aim of creating funny videos.
In 2012 he posted a parody of the song Alô vó, tô reprovado, which received five million views within a week.
Fellow Brazilian YouTuber Bob Nunes invited him to live with him, after he moved to Tersina.
In 2013 his channel was hacked and deleted, so he had to start from scratch and created a new account.
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His new YouTube is full of parodies, vlogs, songwriting and movie reviews.
As of October 2023, his YouTube channel has 44.3 million subsribers.
As well as being a YouTube star, he is also an actor and stand-up comedian.
He starred as Ray Van in the Brazilian comedy Os Parcas in 2017 and in the sequel Os Parcas 2 in 2019.
In 2017 he signed with music label BMG to launch his music career.
Nunes had his debut boxing fight in September 2019 against Mario Silva for New Champion 2: Grandes combates in Alphaville, São Paulo, Brazil.
He won that fight and launched his boxing career.
In February 2022, Nunes called out YouTuber and boxer Logan Paul for a fight.
Paul tweeted as a respond: "I accept your challenge. Keep training."
The fight is yet to be announced.
In March 2023, Nunes announced he had signed with Kingpyn Boxing and that he would compete in the High Stakes Tournament.
After winning his fight against Polish boxer Filipek by technical knockout in round two, he fought in the semi-finals against British YouTuber King Kenny on July 1, 2023, in Dublin, Ireland.
King Kenny put on a dominant display and won the fight with a unanimous decision.
What is Whindersson Nunes' net worth?
As of September 2023 Nunes' net worth is estimated to be around $5million (£4.08 million).
He primarily earns money from his YouTube channel and endorsements.
Whindersson's net worth may well be higher due to his multiple professions.
What is Whindersson Nunes' boxing record?
Whindersson is relatively new to the boxing scene and has only competed in four fights.
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At present, including exhibition bouts, Nunes' boxing record stands at 2 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw.
One of his two victories came by way of a knockout, giving him a 25% knockout ratio.
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