PJ Liguori (born: December 11, 1990YouTube photographer, entertainer, comedian, artist and a musician.), better known online as KickThePJ is a British
Early/early YouTube life
PJ was born in Peterborough, England. He attended University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, Surrey, England, and graduated in 2007. PJ started making videos in late 2007, and has steadily gained subscribers and his figures now stand around 1,000,000. He amuses viewers with clever sketches and animations, brilliant impressions and general humour. He's well-known for his creative short-films. PJ also makes music and has released and album called "Stories From Somewhere" which you can listen to here , along with other music he has created. He describes his music as Anti-Folk, and the music gives off a very summery and careless vibe, which makes everyone who listens happy. In November 2012, PJ won a Virgin Media award for his short film 'PJ, Tiny Planet Explorer', the award itself holding its place on his desk. PJ hit 400,000 subscribers on September 22, 2013. On July 29, Pj hit one million subscribers on his main channel.
After setting up the YouTube channel, "KickThePj" early 2007, Liguori started posting vlogs to a small audience. Pj is an internet storyteller on Youtube, and more recently on Vimeo, when in late 2014, he and his film making team partnered with New Form Digital to create a 10 minute short film pilot entitled Oscar's Hotel. The series was produced by New Form Digital and The Jim Henson Company. The first episode of the web series aired on Vimeo on 15 September 2015, and one episode aired per week over the course of six weeks. A regular on Pj's videos and one of Pj's close friends Chris Kendall (Crabstickz) starred as the main roll of Oliver. Many different Youtubers made cameos in this series as various creatures, including PewDiePie and CutiePieMarzia.
Peej has also become part of the famous "Fantastic Foursome" group of English youtubers, including PJ, Phil Lester (aka AmazingPhil), Chris Kendall (aka Crabstickz) and Dan Howell (aka Danisnotonfire). They all are involved in playing characters in Oscars Hotel.
- Second Channel
- VYou (broken link, website shut down)
Awards & Nominations
- In 2014, Pj was placed at #3 In Sugarscape's Hottest Lads of 2014, surpassing Dan Howell (aka Danisnotonfire) by 2 places, and one place behind Phil Lester (aka AmazingPhil).
- In the November of 2012, PJ won the Virgin Media Award for his short film: "PJ, Tiny Planet Explorer."