Born In: Diego Martin, Trinidad And Tobago
Adande Thorne, better known as Swoozie, is a social media personality, comedian, and animator. He is famous for posting funny animation videos, vlogs, and parody videos on his YouTube channel, sWooZie, which has over 7.5 million subscribers. He is also a professional gamer and has competed in Championship Gaming Series as a Dead or Alive 4 player. Swoozie is also popular across Instagram and has over 489k followers on his Instagram account, swoozie. He played a minor role in the 2017 American sci-fi movie The Space Between Us. Swoozie often collaborates with popular YouTube stars, such as Mike Relm, Michelle Phan, and Ross Draws.
Also Known As: Adande Thorne
siblings: Njideka, Trini
Born Country: Trinidad And Tobago
education: West Orange High School, Ringling College of Art and Design, California Institute of the Arts
Swoozie initially used to work at Disney's Hollywood Studios. After leaving Disney, he joined the Hard Rock Hotel as a lifeguard. Around the same time, Swoozie started playing Dead or Alive 4 and soon came to be recognized as a pro player. Thanks to his skills, he was asked to compete in the Championship Gaming Series. He competed in the first season and played for the Los Angeles Complexity team.
Swoozie created his YouTube channel in 2006 and is one of the oldest content creators on the platform. His first video was titled “CG Matrix Reloaded parody” and was published in February 2006. Swoozie gained popularity for his comedy animation videos. He has also acquired fame for his vlogs and parody videos. In March 2013, he received Youtube’s Gold Creator Award after his channel reached 1 million subscribers.
Swoozie was born on July 10, 1980, in Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago. His family later moved to the United States. He has a younger sister named Njideka. Swoozie grew up in Winter Garden, Florida, and completed his high school at West Orange High School. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
Swoozie got his name during high school. His friends used to call him “Swoosh” due to his favoritism towards Nike clothing and Nike’s logo is Swoosh. He later modified the name to Swoozie. He was always fond of video games and he joined Disney’s Hollywood Studios to feed his gaming habits. Swoozie had applied to Ringling College of Art and Design and California Institute of the Arts to learn animation but could not get selected. Interestingly, he later got famous for his animation skills and even won the Streamy Award in the animation category in 2016.
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