PJ Ligouri in a nutshell, is one of the rising YouTubers with over a million and counting subscribers. But in a broader light, this young man is also a filmmaker, scriptwriter, producer, and even a musician and comedian. Way too many feathers in that hat, Mr. Ligouri! All we know for a fact is that PJ has gone to prove that no mountain is too high to climb and absolutely anything can be done if you have the fire for it! And that’s exactly what Mr. Ligouri lives by- from short films that are taking the social media by storm to vlogging about anything that comes to mind, PJ’s channels are nothing but a blessing! Now with two happening channels- KickThePJ and PJTheKick, you can bid boredom goodbye because there is just no turning back once you dive into his channels! Go watch one video and experience it for yourself- brace yourself for unlimited laughter too!
The Meteoric Rise To Stardom
Being a Creative Arts student and having a flair for filmography, it wasn’t long before PJ decided to turn his passion into a full-time career, giving rise to one of the most talked about channels ‘KickThePJ.’ And ever since its debut in the year 2007, ‘KickThePJ’ has been offering some of the best short films with superior animations and content. His earliest short films that are over eight years old, like ‘Make Art’, ‘Chaos Theory’, and ‘PJ’s sandwich’ are still some of the most talked about videos! And now, ‘KickThePJ’ is the channel that most YouTubers swear by when it comes to top-notch short films, especially after the partnership and collaboration with some of the biggest names on media. In 2014, Ligouri’s channel saw a tremendous boom in traffic, after he released a 10-minute film ‘Oscar’s Hotel’, which revolves around a boy named Oliver and how he helps save the day. Co-partnered by ‘New Form Digital’ and ‘The Jim Henson Company’, the film was well-appreciated by the audience and in the year 2015 ‘Vimeo’ funded its 6-episode web series.
Ligouri’s excellent filmmaking skills didn’t go unnoticed and before he could wrap his mind around this new found fame, his audience flooded him with praise and adulation. All this paved way for him to explore more and hence led him to release a 16-minute short film ‘Hair and Brimstone’ that is all about a dark and twisted adventures of three friends. Apart from his insane rise to fame, PJ is also the proud owner of another YouTube channel called ‘PJTheKick’ which is all about randomness and fun, with an overload of pure entertainment. From vlogs featuring other YouTubers to skits and sketches that will have you in a roar of laughter, PJ Ligouri and his channels sure deserve to thrive in this YouTube fame!
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What Makes PJ Liguori So Special
For some, it’s PJ’s effortless knack to come up with the wittiest comebacks and for others it’s his sheer skill as an entertainer, storyteller, and even a comedian that makes them his biggest fans. Setting himself apart from the crowd, PJ’s short films have some degree of fantasy and psychedelia embedded in them, and that is what makes his channel a general public’s fav. Not just filmmaking, this young star has also contributed as a writer, director, songwriter, and even dealt with the costume and props department. So much talent exploding out of one YouTuber has struck a chord with the audience; can we blame them for instantly falling in love with an artist who does it all?
PJ’s unbounded fame has got the entire YouTube craving for more films and more comedy. Even some of the bigshots like PewDiePie call themselves his fans! And now to take things a level higher, PJ is part of the popular ‘Fantastic Foursome’, which is a group of English YouTubers like Phil Lester, Dan Howell, and Chris Kendall.
Behind The Curtains
PJ Ligouri was born on 11 December 1990, in Peterborough, England. He now frequently flies to LA for his short film shoots. Very less is known about his family and personal life. PJ and his eccentric sense of humor and love for films have definitely changed the course of short films on YouTube, and his Virgin Media Award stands as testament to that fact!