Grant Thompson

YouTube Star

Birthday November 21, 1980

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Canada

DEATH DATE Jul 29, 2019 (38)

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YouTube phenomenon who posted projects, experiments, and life hack videos to his enormously popular channel The King of Random, which amassed more than 12.5 million subscribers. 

Before Fame

He was inspired to start making videos by the videos created by Kipkay for Make Magazine.


He was an airline pilot and he built a real estate business. He worked in the transportation industry and even got a job in Hawaii flying cargo.

Family Life

He and his wife had four children. He tragically died in a paragliding accident in 2019. 

Associated With

He was friends with fellow life hacker Taras Kulakov, AKA crazyrussianhacker. He also collaborated with Jerry Rig Everything.