Lily Ki is an American internet personality, musician, voice actress, and animator better known by her online alias LilyPichu. She is a member of OfflineTV, a content creators’ online social entertainment club.

Lily Ki’s Early Life

Lily Ki aka Lilypichu was born on November 20, 1991, in Queens, New York City to parents of Korean descent. She has kept most personal family details private. Her known relatives include a brother named Daniel and a cousin, Euria Sin (OR3O), who is a fellow Korean-American YouTube personality.

Lily has attributed her success as a professional streamer to her parent’s encouragement and support of her ambitions from an early age.

Lily Ki Baby Childhood
Pic: Baby Lily (Source: Lily’s Instagram)

Lily has spoken openly about being very close with her grandmother, who sadly passed away in a devastating car accident. She later confirmed both her paternal grandparents have passed on.

Having grown up in a musical household, Lily began playing piano at a young age. She also had a strong interest in art and illustration during her developmental years.

Lily Ki attended a local community college, but never officially graduated.

Lily Ki Past and Current Relationships

In 2018, Lily Ki began a public relationship with YouTuber Albert Chang (known online as Sleightlymusical). However, in September 2019 the couple separated after Albert admitted to having an affair.

Lily tweeted an explanation of the breakup, apologizing for subtweeting and noting her friends were shocked.

Albert and I aren’t together anymore. I apologize for all the subtweeting made by my friends. They were shocked and acted out. I didn’t know if I should share it/how to share this and was stressing out about it but at this point it doesn’t matter I’m too sick and tired.

Lily Tweets

She expressed being stressed but that publicly sharing what happened was needed.

Lily Ki Current Boyfriend Michael Reeves
Pic: Lily and Michael Reeves Together (Source: Lily’s Instagram)

In March 2020, Lily Ki confirmed on a livestream broadcast that she and fellow online content creator Michael Reeves were in a relationship. Reeves is also a member of the OfflineTV group alongside Lily.

Now the couple enjoys their healthy relationship, they are usually seen traveling together.

Lily Ki Undergoes Jaw Surgery

Over her years as an online entertainer, Lily Ki has become famed for her unique, high-pitched voice. For a long time, fans debated if this was her actual voice or a persona.

Lily has undertaken professional voice training to expand her vocal skills. In 2016, this included undergoing jaw surgery intended to further develop the distinct voice.

Lily Ki was very public about the procedure at the time. She shared full details with fans over Twitter.

Lily Ki Career, What is her profession?

Early YouTube Career

Lily Ki began her online entertainment career in 2006 by launching a YouTube channel. She started off posting piano covers of songs, vlogs, varied gaming content, and more. Her videos featuring the gameplay of League of Legends quickly gained popularity.

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In 2011, Lily’s parody song “I’ll Quit LoL” went viral on YouTube. By 2015, her fanbase had surpassed 2 million YouTube subscribers.

Lily released her debut musical EP album “Lilies” in 2015 as her fame kept rising. Two years later, a comedic video of her surprising cosplayers with a melodica performance became her most-viewed YouTube video at the time.

In mid-2017, Lily Ki became part of the social entertainment group OfflineTV alongside other top creators. This provided a creative collaborative environment.

In 2018, Riot Games tapped Lily and others for an ad campaign promoting League of Legends on YouTube. She continues creating a variety of viral music, gameplay, and IRL content.

Lily Ki’s Twitch Career

Lily Ki initially began her streaming career on YouTube but migrated to Twitch very early on. She has since become an enormously popular figure on Twitch as well.

In 2020, she was the 5th most watched female creator on Twitch that year with over 2 million loyal followers. This earned a Shorty Award nomination for ‘Twitch Streamer of the Year.’

While now more focused on Twitch, Ki still posts content videos regularly on her longstanding YouTube channel too. She typically entertains her Twitch audience with gameplay of League of Legends.

Lily is known for catchy League of Legends song parodies. She also infuses Japanese and Korean cultural elements into her distinct streaming style.

Beyond Twitch and YouTube, she has now appeared in traditional advertisements for brands like 5 Gum in 2020. Ki also cameoed in singer Bella Poarch’s 2021 “Inferno” music video alongside other top streamers.

In 2022, Lily won ‘Best Music Streamer’ at the inaugural Streamer Awards while continuing to gain followers through her multifaceted content.

Lily Ki’s Voice Acting

In October 2021, Lily Ki revealed via Twitter that she had been cast to voice the Genshin Impact character Sayu. This marked her first prominent voice-acting gig.

In September 2022, Lily disclosed she would be voicing “Disciple of Doran” in the digital card game Legends of Runeterra.

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Beyond voice acting, Lily Ki remains best known for her broadcasts focused on games like League of Legends on Twitch and YouTube.

Having built an audience across platforms for over 15 years, Lily has many social media fans – including over 3.03 million YouTube subscribers, 1.7 million Twitter followers, and 1.1 million Instagram followers.

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