A six-year-old YouTube star of South Korea bought a home of 9.5 billion (£ 6.5 million) home with earnings from his toy reviews and vlog channels.
YouTuber is known as Borum, has more than 30 million subscribers on both channels, some of which have videos of him and more than 350 million views.
He bought a house in the fashionable Gangnam district of Seoul – was famous throughout the world through the Gangnam Style by the sinner, which was the most-watched video ever on YouTube.
Toy review channel and other articles aimed at younger viewers have proved hugely rewarding in the last few decades, with the maximum earning YouTuber in 2018 earning $22 million during his Ryan ToysReview station.
Income may come through commercials played in the movies or via sponsored products which are reviewed to the YouTube channel. YouTubers may also earn income through promoting a product or via donations send by audiences.
It’s not yet apparent what Boram intends to perform with the home, though the local press has speculated that it may be used to host more information to the channel.
In spite of his fame in South Korea, Boram’s channel has raised the controversy on several handmade clips, which he was looking for to perform stolen money, driving cars and to give birth in 2017.
This prompted the charity Save The Children to press charges against Boram’s folks for putting the youthful YouTuber in situations that could be mentally upsetting.
The clips have been eliminated from Boram’s channels and also the parents apologised to the people for dispersing footage which might have negatively affected underage viewers.
Before this season, YouTube made the choice to turn off comments on videos comprising kids, after fears were raised regarding the video-sharing platform used by a community of potential child abusers.
“We direct remarks from tens of thousands of millions of movies which may be subject to predatory behavior,” YouTube stated in an announcement at the moment.
“These efforts are all centered on videos featuring young minors and we’ll continue to notice Entertainment, Tech News, AI, Blockchain in during the upcoming few months”.