Cody Michael Kolodziejzyk, famously known by his stage name Cody Ko, is a comedian, rapper, and YouTuber with a net worth of $3.5 million. He is also recognized for his collaboration with Noel Miller in the music and podcasting duo, Tiny Meat Gang. With a continuously growing following, many people are getting interested in Cody’s life.
On November 22, 1990, Cody was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Greg and Helen Kolodziejzky. His father is a cyclist who has held a number of world titles to his credit. Krista, his sister, is a frequent guest in his videos.
In 2008, he received his diploma from Springbank Community High School. He went on to pursue higher education at Duke University in North Carolina.
There, he majored in Computer Science. This would later help him set up a career before getting big on social media. He finished with his degree in 2012.
Career Before YouTube
From 2012 to 2015, Kolodziejzyk worked as an iOS developer and engineer. He designed an iPhone app called “I’d Cap That.” It was a simple program that lets users add captions to photos.
Unexpectedly, this personal project went viral when it was released on the App Store. After gathering more than 4 million users in just four months of its launch, it was selected as the Free App of the Week.
He then worked for Fullscreen as a senior developer until 2016. While he was a programmer, Cody was already making comedy skits on Vine. He started in 2013 and became a known personality in the app.
Rise to Fame
In May 2014, Cody began full-time content creation outside of Vine, starting his YouTube channel. He began by making vlogs and collaborating with other YouTube celebrities. Today, the Cody Ko channel has a total of 5.83 million subscribers.
He then made a lot of videos, mostly evaluating and commenting on other people’s content and personalities. This is where his tandem with Noel Miller started.
The two host a Let’s Play series for the Love Island game. They also have a commentary show titled ‘That’s Cringe’ and a podcast called the ‘Tiny Meat Gang Podcast’.
With such a considerable subscriber count, Cody Ko makes a lot of money through YouTube annually. His earnings are reported to be around $1.7 million per year on the video-sharing platform alone.
As of his music, the signing of Ko and Miller to Arista Records was announced on October 24, 2019. Cody has produced three singles and two extended plays as part of Tiny Meat Gang.
However, he also has other income streams. Cody’s Ko – Official merchandising collection started in November 2019, and it’s still making steady profits today.
As of his current residence, Cody Ko lives in a very spacious 3,911-square-foot property in California. He paid $3.8 million for this home back in 2005.
It’s possible that he and his fellow influencer girlfriend, Kelsey Kreppel, will live together in this house as they recently announced their engagement in December 2021. The couple has been dating since 2017 and decided to take their relationship to the next level.