Royalty Johnson is an American Instagram star and entrepreneur. She is currently in a relationship with YouTube star and hip-hop artist CJ So Cool (Cordero James Brady). Primarily known for her frequent appearances in her boyfriend’s content, she has managed to accumulate fame on her own as well. She has 1m followers on Instagram. Johnson grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and first came into the limelight with CJ’s video ‘I Pushed Your Kid April Fools Prank!’ After the video went viral, it catapulted both her and CJ into unprecedented internet fame. In July 2015, they recorded a recorded a reaction video together titled "Best of KingBach Vine Compilation Reaction."
The Meteoric Rise to Fame
Royalty Johnson posted her first picture on Instagram on December 6, 2016. She was already popular due to her regular appearances on her boyfriend’s YouTube channel, so it didn’t take long for her to attract traffic to her Instagram account. As of March 2018, she has uploaded over 200 photos and regularly receives tens of thousands of likes on each of her posts. Due to her sense of style and fashion, she is gradually emerging as a trendsetter.
Johnson has been with CJ from a long time and has appeared in most of his popular videos, including ‘I Pushed Your Kid April Fools’ prank, which has garnered over 14 million views.
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Controversies & Scandals
CJ has a daughter named Camari from a previous relationship. He pays child support and in exchange, enjoys a close relationship with his daughter. However, in 2017, Camari’s mother accused him of being neglectful of his duties as a father, and Camari was briefly taken away from him. Furthermore, Johnson was accused by CJ’s fans of being the reason behind this situation. She was called, among other things, an opportunistic gold digger. Both she and CJ vehemently denied the allegations.
Royalty Johnson was born on February 19, 1987 in America. According to some sources, her real name is Charlene Young. She spent the majority of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Johnson met CJ in 2013 and began a relationship soon after. She and her children Leonidas, Karnation and J'aaliyah were living with her mother at the time and CJ, who just had returned from his service in the US Navy, had not become a famous YouTuber yet. She later spoke candidly about the struggles that she had to face in those early years.
Johnson became pregnant with CJ’s child sometime in early 2017 but lost the child due to some complications in March.
In August 2017, Johnson, CJ, and Johnson’s three children moved to a massive mansion situated on four acres of land. After much speculation on whether he had actually bought the property, it was revealed that he is currently renting it.