Amiri King is an American YouTuber and well known social media personality who publishes videos on his self titled YouTube channel “Amiri King”. His channel has over 300k subscriber and his personal Facebook profile got over 2.5 million fan followers. He is the founder of non-profit organization “The Amiri King Foundation”. Amiri is best known for his vehicle comparisons and his rants on various current events.
|Full name||Tony Donovan Schork|
|Born||10 July 1979 in Kentucky, USA|
University of Kentucky
|Occupation||Youtuber, internet personality|
The Amiri King Foundation
|Known for||Videos and memes|
|Years active||1990- present|
Amiri King was born in Louisville, KY, in 1979, as Tony Donovan Schork. He would later change his name in 1998.
Amiri spent his life in and out of mental health institutions and boys homes beginning at the age of 8. These institutions include:
- Jefferson Behavioral Health
- Oneida Baptist institute
- Charter Boy’s Haven
- Rice Audubon
- County Youth Center
- The Phoenix House
- The Liberty House The Lighthouse
In between these stints, Amiri also spent time living on the streets of Louisville.
At the age of 16, Amiri King was charged with 1st degree armed robbery. He was facing a term of 20 years and had a $100 k full cash bond. He susequently pled guilty to 2nd degree robbery and was released from prison at the age of 21.
He then lived in several homeless shelters including the Wayside Christian Mission and the Healing Place.
Trying to leave the past behind, Amiri focused on sharing his story with at risk youth at local high schools and Ala-teen meetings.
He later moved out of Louisville and sought a fresh start in Nicholasville, KY.
He landed a job as a landscaper and started dabbling in film on the side. Amiri started his first YouTube account in September of 2007 and later became a partner in 2013.
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- Does Amiri King smoke?: Yes
- Does Amiri King drink alcohol?: unknown
- Jon Kabir was born and raised in Louisville, KY.
- Height?: 5 feet 6 inch
- Weight?: 74 Kg
- Hair Color?: Black
- Eye Color?: Brown dark
- Hobbies?: Films, guitar, traveling, songs.
- Favorite food?: Rice, Pizza, Sandwich.
- Favorite color?: Blue, black and white.
Real life carrier:
- Advertising management MEAWW“
- Editorial and Advisory board member at Tribunist
- Executive director of Royalmedia.
Social media analytics:
- Personal Facebook Profile : 2.5 million followers.
- Facebook Fan Page: 1.7 million followers.
- Instagram: 70k followers.
- Twitter: 90k followers.
- YouTube Silver Play Button Award
- 2014 Leo Reader’s Choice Award
- 2015 Leo Reader’s Choice Award
- Lead in on the Tomi Lahren Show
- 2016 Leo Readers Choice Award (rescinded)