Grant Thompson (YouTuber) Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Grant Thompson

Other NameThe King of Random
Famous ForRunning a famous YouTube channel, 'The King of Random' that has more than 11 million subscribers
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in feet inches- 6’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColorHazel Green
Hair ColorMedium Blonde
Personal Life
Date of BirthNovember 21, 1980 (Friday)
Date of DeathJuly 29, 2019 (Monday)
Place of DeathHurricane, Utah, United States
Age (at the time of death) 38 Years
Death CauseParagliding Accident
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
Educational QualificationNot Known
HobbiesSportive and Adventurous Activities
Relationships & More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
Grant Thompson with his wife
ChildrenSons- 4
Daughter- None
Grant Thompson with his wife and children
ParentsNames Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Mark Thompson
Sister- Not Known
Favorite Things
Favourite Food(s)Candy, Burger, Hot dog

Grant Thompson

Some Lesser Known Facts About Grant Thompson

  • Before becoming a YouTuber, Thompson had worked as an Airline pilot for 11 years. Thereafter, he tried his hand in real estate for a short period of time.
  • In 2010, he started his YouTube channel named ‘The King of Random,’ and gradually, he got very popular on the internet. Mostly, he used to shoot videos based on science experiments. His first video was about Ninja Gym.

  • His channel was the 321st most subscribed channel on YouTube.
  • In 2017, in an interview with MediaKix, he said,

“I started making videos on YouTube showing people what I was tinkering with and what I was coming up with,” he said in the interview. “It turned into a big enough movement that I shut down my real estate business, I quit the airlines, and now it’s all YouTube.”

  • As in July 2019, Thompson had 11,680,517 subscribers on his YouTube channel and his videos have billions of views.
  •  One of his popular YouTube videos was- “How to Make LEGO Gummy Candy!” in which he explained how to make Candy at home.

  • His last YouTube video was- “Rice Cake RAFT! Will It Float?” which was published on July 29, 2019, the day when he died.

  • He had more than four hundred thousands followers on Instagram.

  • When Thompson fell down while paragliding on July 29, 2019, thereafter, the police started searching his body. Thompson had a GPS device, which helped locate his body the next day.
  • Upon hearing the news of his death, his fans and followers started paying tribute to him.

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