Candy Ken is familiar to many people worldwide as an Austrian rapper, model and TikTok star. Candy Ken has been seen primarily because of his gender-blending masculine appearance and the feminine vibe of pop culture. These two different but unique personalities make him a trendy person on TikTok. As of August 12th of 2018, it has been reported that Candy Ken’s estimated net worth amounts to $2 million.
|Full Name||Jacob Kasimir Hellrigl|
|Birth Date/ Age||July 27, 1992/ 30 years old|
|Profession||Rapper, Model, TikTok artist|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Candy Ken Early life
“Take a risk, take a chance. If you can dream it, then you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a vow… to bring magic into the lives of an entire world.” 30 years old, Candy Ken was born Jakob Kasimir Hellrigl on July 27th 1992, in Austria. He spent his childhood days growing up in Bregenz, where he went to elementary school. In 2012, he moved to Berlin to study photography and film design at Lette-Verein College. However, he dropped out later.
After taking some time out for himself and finding his true passion for production, he joined the well-known Wenatchee High School in Washington state where he studied cinematography for over a year before dropping out once again to pursue his dreams as a filmmaker after being inspired by one of Disney’s cartoons called The Lion King while staying at home on one rainy day in 2014. While attending school at Wenatchee, Ken created some female best friends who would later inspire him to pursue a music career. From these two ladies, he drew influence for his cross-dressing persona, which he felt made him a cuter and happier person overall. He began wearing pink clothing as part of his everyday dress style to make his ensemble even more attractive, according to the Japanese Kawaii subculture and barbie dolls that influenced him in the first place.
While it is true that there are many people out there who don’t know if he is actually gay or not, everyone knows that Ken is definitely straight. Ken has stated that he wants to have a wife and some children in his Twitter profile. Several reports have claimed that Ken is dating Baby J, a TikTok Star. After going through her social media page, we could see the posts where both of them attend parties and look very happy with each other. It seems like they are enjoying their time together!
With over 200 million channel views on YouTube, Cakes Da Killa has a significant internet presence. When he launched his first awareness video series, “Welcome To Candy Land”, in 2014, he quickly accumulated followers. He then built upon the success of this and further expanded his social media platform by producing his own short film titled “Welcome To Candy Land”, which earned him an award at the Austrian Short Film Festival! In 2015 aside from releasing his debut EP “Candy Ken Paradise”, he also released his third EP titled “Daddy 69”.
An aspiring music artist, Ken Richards released his first solo album, “Real Talk”, in 2016, after working with artists like Riff Raff and being inspired by their work. He also modeled for magazines and brands like Man About Town magazine with Terry Richardson, who helped him to get acquainted with the industry.
The famous rap musician and TikTok star are estimated to be worth $2 million as 2022. Candy Ken has been actively making money from advertisements and sponsorship deals with such a massive following on his Instagram profile. According to our estimate, he makes over $1,309 per sponsored post and advertisement that he publishes on his account.