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Coby Persin is an American YouTuber and social media personality who has a net worth of $8.5 Million. He is best known for making comedic videos and prank-related content on his YouTube channel called zipkid99.

His channel is also known under his real name where he managed to amass over 6.3 million subscribers. Coby began his YouTube career back in 2010 and continued uploading videos prank videos.

He came to the spotlight after his video Girl Walks Around NYC In Painted On Jeans! went viral, garnering more than 77 million views on YouTube. His other video How To Order Mcdonald’s Like A Boss! came out later that year, and earned 75 million views.

What is Coby Persin’s Net Worth?

Net Worth$8.5 Million
BornMay 7, 1994
ProfessionYouTube Star
CountryUnited States of America
Salary (Annual)$750,000
Last Updated2023

Early Life

Coby Persin was born on May 7th, 1994 in New York, United States. He has two brothers one of whom named is Ben Persin. All three brothers suffer from ADHD. Despite this, he managed to keep things private about her family.

In terms of education, he was often forced to switch from one school to another due to being bullied in high school. In the 9th grade, he eventually became the class prankster.

At the age of 17, he was studying in a private school and was not following the rules of getting a haircut and complying with the school’s dress code. As a result, Coby was kicked out of school. He completed his GED outside of school and enrolled at school to pursue his nursing career.

Before long Coby dropped out of college after attending one semester. In 2010 he started his YouTube journey after being inspired by YouTube pranksters Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, (VitalyzdTV), and Roman Atwood.


Before creating his YouTube channel, Coby had multiple jobs including as a caterer in a warehouse packaging watches and then at fast food chains along with some other odd jobs.

Later, he tried his hand at modeling by appearing in advertisements for Mentality Magazine, NFL, and Fuerte Men. In addition, he modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch for one year.

In October 2010, Coby launched his YouTube channel under the name zipkid99. He uploaded his first video on YouTube called How to acquire any girl’s number-Se*y Beach Girls in June 2013. That clip earned him instant popularity on the internet.

(Photo by Coby Persin's Instagram)
(Photo by Coby Persin’s Instagram)


From 2013, Coby continued to upload one viral video after another including his second video “Fake Celebrity Pranks New Jersey” which became viral.

The turning point of his career arrived when he started creating content on different topics such as experiment videos, hoaxes, pranks, experiments, and other entertaining videos. These clips earned him a respectable amount of views on his channel.

Coby’s social experiment video grabbed the attention of a larger audience. Some of these videos are Stealing From The Homeless and Would You Help A Intoxicated Girl? In July 2015 his social experiment video Homeless Drug Addi*t VS Homeless Father came out and surpassed 33 million views.

Other Ventures

To gain more fame, Coby teamed up with Damn.com and Pranksters.com who helped him script, plan, and execute popular content using Fake Justin Bieber, Fake Barack Obama, Fake Zac Efron, Fake Tekashi 6ix9Ine.

In 2015, Damn.com and Pranksters.com helped Coby execute the video titled The Dangers Of Social Media (Child Predator Experiment) which went viral by receiving 62 million views.

Following his success on YouTube, he began recording his music. In 2016 he was asked by RSK and Oohdem Beatz to appear on their song called YouTubeAs a rapper, Coby’s debut single Te Ví came out featuring Wolf & Max Loui$ in August 2019.

Car Collection

  • Bentley Continental GT
  • BMWi8

Career Highlights

Here are some of the most popular videos of Coby Persin:

  • Girl Walks Around NYC In Painted On Jeans! (2014)
  • How To Order Mcdonald’s Like A Boss! (2014)
  • Grandpa Raps Like A Boss! (2014)
  • The Homeless Billionaire Prank! (2017)
  • The Dangers Of Social Media (2015)
  • Picking Up Uber Riders In A Lamborghini Aventador! (2017)

Coby Persin Net Worth

Coby Persin is a rapper, social media sensation, former model, YouTuber, and TV personality from New York City. He established himself as one of the most successful content creators in the United States.

In 2019 Coby relocated to Los Angeles, California, after spending 5 years in New York City. He earns from his YouTube channel and some business ventures.

Coby has done endorsement work for brands like Fuerte Men, NFL, Real Deal Dog Training, and Mentality Magazine. As of 2023, Coby Persin’s net worth is estimated to be $8.5 Million.

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