Uncovering the Details on IShowSpeed‘s Age, Height and Identity

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As one of the fastest rising streamers in 2022, IShowSpeed has millions of fans hungry to learn more about the person behind the high-energy on-screen persona. But IShowSpeed is a master at evading questions about his real age, height, and even his name. In this extensive guide, we‘ll dive deep on the available clues to get to the bottom of these mysteries.

Who is IShowSpeed and Why Are Fans Obsessed with His Offstream Details?

For those new to IShowSpeed, he‘s a YouTube streamer who gained notoriety in 2022 for his over-the-top reactions and entertaining gaming content. Just a few of his viral hits include:

  • Barking uncontrollably when angry while playing games
  • Raging and throwing headphones after losses in FIFA matches
  • Reacting wildly to football/soccer videos and stars like Ronaldo
  • Showcasing impressive skills beating others in 1v1 basketball games

He also exploded in popularity with his music video "Shake" featuring Breland which amassed over 120 million views on YouTube.

Across YouTube and TikTok, IShowSpeed has accumulated millions of dedicated fans in a short period of time. On YouTube alone he has over 5 million subscribers as of August 2022.

With his rise to stardom, IShowSpeed has tried to maintain an air of mystery around his personal identity. But his devoted followers are hungry for any detail they can find about the real person behind the entertainer they love.

Specifically, three questions get asked constantly in IShowSpeed‘s community:

  • How old is IShowSpeed?
  • How tall is he?
  • What is IShowSpeed‘s real name?

In this guide, we‘ll dive into all the available clues from IShowSpeed‘s streams, videos, and life to try answering these popular questions. Let‘s start unraveling the mystery!

Piecing Together Clues to Determine IShowSpeed‘s Age

Perhaps the most frequent question about the mysterious IShowSpeed is simply – how old is he? He‘s gone to great lengths to conceal his exact age, but there are enough clues to determine he is likely around 17 years old as of 2022.

The biggest evidence comes from past statements IShowSpeed has made about his age himself:

  • April 23, 2021 – In a stream, he directly states "I‘m 16 years old and in my Sophomore year. I graduate in 2023." This would put him at 17 years old currently.
  • October 2021 – In a video reacting to search results about his age, he says "I‘m in 10th grade!" again pointing to being 16 years old last year.

Some other critical clues supporting him being around 17 years old now:

  • 2022 – IShowSpeed was actively pursuing joining FaZe Clan this year, and their recruitment age is focused on ages 16-20.

  • March 2022 – In a video that appears to show IShowSpeed driving solo, many pointed out you have to be at least 16 in most states to drive alone.

  • 2021-2022 – Videos show him taking exams, attending classes, and doing homework typical of a high school student rather than college.

Of course, IShowSpeed has strategically tried to throw fans off the trail of his real age by claiming to be older in some videos:

  • On Omegle chat roulette, he frequently tells strangers he is 18, 19, or 20 years old. Understandable given the mature nature of some of his content.

  • In one stream, he sarcastically says "I‘m 46 years old!" when someone asks his age – a blatant troll answer.

  • When directly accused of being 16 in a stream, he denied it and questioned why he‘d be allowed to live alone and have tattoos if he was 16.

So while IShowSpeed plays games with his age, all signs point to him being around 17 years old in 2022 based on the evidence trail he has left online.

Some fans speculate he could even be slightly younger than 17 if he was lying about being 16 last year. But it seems clear he‘s in the 16-17 age range at minimum. We may never know his exact date of birth, but around 17 years old seems like the best estimate.

Estimating IShowSpeed‘s Height Using Comparison Photos

Along with his age, IShowSpeed‘s height has been a source of constant debate among fans trying to figure out how tall he stands.

Unlike many streamers, IShowSpeed doesn‘t collab with others often, so it‘s hard to directly compare his height side-by-side with someone else. But some clever fans have used a few photos with others to roughly estimate his height:

  • One fan analyzed a clip of IShowSpeed standing near Instagram model Teanna Trump who is reportedly around 5‘7". They appeared nearly the same height, leading many to estimate IShowSpeed is around 5‘7" as well. However, some pointed out Teanna may have been wearing large shoes with lifts that could add 2-3 inches.

  • In videos playing basketball, IShowSpeed stands about a head shorter than fitness YouTuber Kris London who is 6‘8". Using that reference point, most estimate IShowSpeed is around 5‘8"-5‘9" without shoes on.

  • The average height for a 17-year-old male in the US is around 5‘9", so IShowSpeed appears slightly shorter than average at approximately 5‘8".

Of course, IShowSpeed himself has claimed to be much taller at times:

  • He once claimed to be 6‘1" in a video, which is clearly exaggerated based on all photographic evidence.

  • In his music video for "Shake," he even claimed to be 6‘3"! Again, photos definitively disprove him being over 6 feet tall.

Most fans discount IShowSpeed‘s own height claims as exaggerated. Based on comparative images, 5 feet 8 inches seems to be the best estimate for the chaotic streamer‘s real height.

Some speculate his desire to appear taller comes from insecurities around his height or wanting to portray himself as older than he really is. Regardless of his reasoning, the internet hivemind has used visual data points to crack the case on IShowSpeed‘s actual stature.

The Quest to Reveal IShowSpeed‘s Real Name

Arguably the most highly sought after detail about the faceless streamer is learning his actual full name.

IShowSpeed has kept his name on lockdown across social media and streaming. But a couple apparent slips have set off rampant speculation among fans about what his name could be.

The first major clue came from fellow streamer Adin Ross, who at one point appeared to accidentally call IShowSpeed by the name Darren. IShowSpeed immediately reacted telling Adin not to call him that, but it still spurred many to believe Darren is indeed his real first name.

More "evidence" came from a deepfake video IShowSpeed reacted to where footballer Lionel Messi called him Darren. Once again, he did not deny that Darren was his name.

Some other key facts fueling the "Darren" name theory:

  • IShowSpeed has never outright denied Darren is his first name, even when directly asked by fans. He dodges the question every time.

  • IShowSpeed used to go by the online name "imdaviss" – the name Daviss could link to Darren being his real identity.

  • No evidence points to any other name being his real first name besides Darren.

Of course, some skeptics think Adin Ross and Messi coincidentally saying his name as Darren in videos may not mean anything. And others have speculated his name could be something completely different:

  • Some fans think his name could actually be Daren with an E rather than Darren.

  • Others wonder if Darren could be his middle name rather than his first name.

  • A few theories suggest his last name could be Davis, Watson, Wilson or other variations.

Ultimately, only IShowSpeed knows his full real name, and he has yet to fully reveal it. But most signs point to Darren being his genuine first name. Perhaps one day IShowSpeed will finally reward his loyal fans by confirming his true identity. For now, it‘s one of the great mysteries on the internet.

The Bottom Line

While IShowSpeed is an open book when it comes to wild on-stream antics, he has masterfully concealed several key personal details – his age, height, and name.

But thanks to clever fans analyzing every clue he leaves online, we can make pretty educated guesses:

Age: Around 17 years old
Height: Approximately 5 foot 8 inches
Name: Likely Darren as his first name

These conclusions have been reached through compiling his past admissions, comparing him to others in photos and videos, and listening closely any time he slips up.

Of course, only IShowSpeed knows the definitive facts around his age, height and real name. His identity remains protected through his anonymous streaming persona.

This shows the travel streamers must navigate – balancing privacy and boundaries with an audience hungry to know more about the real person they spend so much time watching. IShowSpeed has done an impressive job keeping confidential what he wants private for now.

The mystery keeps fans invested and preserves some separation between entertainer IShowSpeed and the individual behind the streams. One day he may opt to divulge more details himself. But for now, his devoted followers will keep searching for any clues that offer a glimpse behind the curtain.

No matter what his age, height or name ends up being – the nonstop entertainment and explosive reactions IShowSpeed provides will keep his popularity rising in the streaming world. We can‘t help but watch and engage as he continues cultivating his enigmatic online image going forward.


Written by Alexis Kestler

A female web designer and programmer - Now is a 36-year IT professional with over 15 years of experience living in NorCal. I enjoy keeping my feet wet in the world of technology through reading, working, and researching topics that pique my interest.