Born In: London, England
Alastair Aiken,best known as Ali-A, is one of the biggest YouTube personalities hailing from the United Kingdom. He is a well accomplished gamer whose main claim to fame is Activision game 'Call of Duty.' He rose to prominence in 2009, when he began to upload his gameplay videos on his YouTube channel ‘Ali-A,’ which has over 17.7 million subscribers. Since then he has made a habit of uploading one or two videos every day. His spectacular talent in video-gaming made him an overnight sensation among the videogame addicts and very soon his channel took off and hit the million subscribers mark. Since then he has launched a second YouTube channel call ‘MoreAliA,’ where he has exhibited his considerable talent in video games other than the Call of Duty franchise. He has a huge social following in other social media platforms apart from YouTube as well. Both his Instagram and Twitter accounts have over 2 million followers. Apart from his income through YouTube, he generates a lot of revenues through merchandising, sponsorship, endorsements and adverts.
Nick Name: Ali-A
Also Known As: Alastair Aiken
siblings: Simon Aiken (Brother)
Born Country: England
City: London, England
Alastair created his YouTube channel in 2006, but it was not until 2009, that he started uploading videos. His videos featured his recorded gameplays in the immensely popular First Person Shooter video game ‘Call of Duty’. During the initial days his videos did not receive many views but gradually they started doing the rounds of social media and soon gamers from around the world noticed his spectacular style. He hit the 1 million subscribers mark by 2013, and 8 million subscriber mark by 2016. Talk about a meteoric rise!
Alastair Aiken was born on November 6, 1993, in London, England and currently resides at a palatial condo in the same city. Most of his personal matters have not been revealed online despite him being a successful online media personality.
He has announced himself in one of his vlogs that he was a subject of bullying in high school, although he hasn’t revealed the name of his school. He has a brother, Simon, but the identity of his parents remains a mystery.
Since 2015, Alastair is in a relationship with another YouTube personality and Social Media star, Clare Siobhan, who is also associated to the gaming community through her ties to Xbox where she works as a marketing professional. In 2019, the couple got engaged. They walked down the aisle in 2021. In July 2022, Alastair and Clare announced that they were expecting their first child together.
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