Facts of Grant Thompson

Date of Birth : 1976-03-23
Age : 43 years old
Family Name : Grant Thompson
Birth Place : Gainesville, Florida
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 5 Feet 11 Inch
Death Date : 29th July 2019
Death Place : Utah
Net Worth : $6 million
Nationality : American
Ethnicity : Mixed
Eye Color : Blueish
Hair Color : Brown

Short Statistics of Grant Thompson

Is Grant Thompson married? Married
How many children does Grant Thompson have? 4 Childrens
Who is Grant Thompson spouse/partner? Unrevealed
Is Grant Thompson Dating Someone? Unrevealed
Is Grant Thompson LGBTQ?

Who was Grant Thompson?

The journey toward limelight wasn’t easy for Grant Tompson, but with many bumpy rides in the way, he succeeds to reach the milestone. Many might not know him with his name, but from his YouTube channel The King of Random, he was a well-accomplished internet sensation. Moreover, Thompson was also one of the YouTuber who gained over a billion views from his channel. But his legacy ended, when he passed away from Paragliding Accident on Monday, 29th July 2019.

Cause of Death

The YouTube celebrity and creator, Grant Thompson died in a paragliding accident on Monday, 29th July 2019 at Utah. He is better known for his YouTube channel, The King of Random; who left the world by giving a heartache for millions of followers.

The 43-year-old, Grant’s physique was recovered Tuesday morning in St. George, Utah. The TMZ reported that his family launched the search program after his family couldn’t reach him through the phone. Then, with the help of authorities, he was tracked down by the GPS Data.

Moreover, Grant’s family share the tragic news through his YouTube channel. They also shared the statement that

It is with great sadness to inform everyone that Grant Thompson passed away last night. Grant had great love and appreciation for his fans.


“We invite you to share your thoughts for Grant and the channel in the comments. Please do a random act of love or kindness today in honor of ‘The King of Random’. Grant’s legacy will live on in the channel and the global community he created.”

Birthday, Family, Facts

Grant was born on 23rd July 1976 in Gainesville, Florida. As of 2019, he had celebrated his 43rd birthday and has the birth sign of Cancer. But, he died on 29th July 2019 in Utah. He was American by nationality and Mixed by ethnicity.

However, when it comes to Grant’s parents/family, he remains tight lips. He hasn’t disclosed the information about his mother and father. But, he is happily residing with his wife and four children in South Jordan, Utah.

 Early Profession and Career

Before becoming a well-accomplished internet sensation, Grant had worked as a driver for tour buses, piloted aircraft, and an oil rig. He even auditions for becoming an actor in a TV show. But, after years of working in various context, Grant pursues his career in YouTube work on 3rd January 2010. There, he began sharing his knowledge and experience through videos, which help him gradually gain fan followers.

On his channel The King of Random, Grant used to share contents like Life Hacks, DIY project, and risky experiments. Due to different content, he started to gain a massive fan following base. Till this date, the late 42-year-old had earned over 11m subscribers from his YouTube channel.

Grant Thompson: Net Worth and Salary

The late social media personality, Grant earned a hefty amount of net worth through a YouTube channel. No doubt from his channel and Instagram had earned a net worth of $6 million. As per Socialblade, his monthly YouTube salary holds in-between $14.4K – $231K and his yearly earning holds in between $173.3k – $2.8m.

Grant Thompson: Married, Wife, Kids

The 43-year-old, Grant was living a happily married life with his wife before his death. He shared the vow with his wife on 21st March 2010. Though he hasn’t surfaced the name of his wife in any media, he used to share pictures with her. Moreover, Grant was also the father of four children.

On November 2017, Grant shared his family picture through his Instagram. On the post, he wrote a caption saying; Happy Halloween from me and my four fun Sons!

Grant Thompson: Height, Weight, Body Measurements

The YouTuber, Grant height had stood at 5 feet 11 inches. She had short brown hair and blueish eyes.

Social Media Profiles

The 43-year-old, Grant had already made a spot in the heart of his followers. As being social media influencer, he had more than 387.6k followers through Instagram.