Candy Ken’s net worth 2023: Candy Ken is an Austrian rapper, model and social media sensation who has taken TikTok by storm. How much do you know about him? Read on as we take you through the biography, family and personal life, education, salary, earnings, and net worth of Candy Ken. What’s more, you’ll also learn how Candy Ken made his fortune.
Who is Candy Ken and How Much is He Worth?
||Jakob Kasimir Hellrigl
|Date of Birth
||July 27, 1992
||Rapper, Model, and TikToker
||5 ft. 7 in (1.70 m)
|Country of Origin
|Source of Wealth
Candy Ken is an Austrian songwriter, singer, rapper, model, and TikToker with an estimated net worth of $3 million. Ken is best known for his combination of a masculine appearance with feminine pop culture. Ken started rapping when he was 22 years old and has continued since then.
Though Ken posts his raps on TikTok, he became known on TikTok for the wealth he displays and the lifestyle he lives through the content he posts there. Ken’s modelling began when he was noticed on Instagram in 2015, just a year after he started rapping professionally.
Jakob Kasimir Hellrigl known professionally as Candy Ken was born on July 27, 1992, in Bregenz, Austria. His father, Mr. Hellrigl is a businessman by profession and his mother, Mrs. Hellrigl is a housewife. There is no information regarding his siblings.
Candy Ken attended Wenatchee High School at Wenatchee, Washington, and took interest immediately in sports, especially football. It was during his days at high school that he met two female friends, Isabella and Payton, who inspired him to pursue music. When he was done with his high school education, Ken when to Lette-Verein College in Berlin to study photography and film design. Sadly, Ken drop out of school in 2014
To make his music talent and expression unique, Ken created the gender-bending persona of Candy Ken while still a student at Lette-Verein College.
Candy Ken wanted to create something unique to give a special expression to his singing so he created and built the gender-bending persona of Candy Ken while still at college. For the character he created, Ken drew inspiration from Hello Kitty, Japanese Kawaii culture, Barbie dolls, and pink clothing in his dress style and visual appearance.
In 2014, Ken released on YouTube his first EP, “Welcome to Candy Land”, which was a self-directed video series on YouTube. The EP was produced by Lets Go Radio and distributed by Spinnup.
The video series was re-made into an award-winning short film with the same title and it won an award at the Austrian short film festival Alpinale in 2015.
Since then, Candy Ken has released other EPs including “Basic Bitches”, “Candy Ken Paradise”, “Daddy69”, “Candy Trap”, and “Send Nudes”. In 2016, Ken released his debut studio album titled “Real Talk”. Two years later, he released another studio album titled “Flamingo”.
Candy Ken shares his content on his social media pages but mainly on YouTube and TikTok because his contents are usually videos.
Candy Ken started modelling in 2015 when he was noticed by stylist and Diesel brand creative designer Nicola Formichetti, who later invited him for a photoshoot in Formichetti’s Japanese magazine FREE.
Ken also strutted the runway at the opening for designer Roberto Piqueras’ fashion show at Berlin’s alternative fashion week, and Japanese fashion designer Michiko Koshino.
Apart from Formichetti’s Japanese magazine FREE, Candy Ken has worked with magazines like VMAN magazine, Paper magazine, Vogue Taiwan, and the Korean edition of Dazed magazine.
Candy Ken married Jostasy (Baby J) in October 2020. Baby J is a YouTuber. The couple has been blessed with a son called Rodeo, born on May 28, 2021.
Social Media Profile
Candy Ken posts on social media about himself and other personal and career-related things. As of the time of writing, Candy Ken has over 247,000 Instagram followers. Candy Ken also has over 16 million TikTok followers. On YouTube, Candy Ken has over 574,000 followers.
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Candy Ken Net Worth, Salary and Earnings 2023
As of December 2023, Candy Ken has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Ken earns his net worth from his profession as a singer, rapper, model, and TikToker. He also makes money through brand promotion, sponsorship, and endorsement.
Candy Ken is an Austrian songwriter, singer, rapper, model, and TikToker best known for his combination of a masculine appearance with feminine pop culture. Ken started rapping when he was 22 years old and has continued since then. Ken has a net worth of $3 million.
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