Carl Benjamin, better known as alias Sargon of Akkad, is a British YouTuber and UKIP candidate for the European Parliament.
Benjamin’s YouTube channel first drew attention during the Gamergate controversy in 2014. In June 2015, YouTube took down one of Benjamin’s videos when it received a copyright claim from The Guardian.
About him –
Birthday: September 1, 1979
Age: 39 Years, 39 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Virgo
Born In: Swindon
Famous As: YouTuber
Rise to Stardom –
The first point that he scored in grabbing the attention of the viewers is the choice of pseudonym. He named his channel and himself after the first ruler of the Akkadian Empire. Further, he was supposedly a harsh dictator.
He followed up the surprising choice of name with controversial content that infringed on basic human liberties on multiple levels. Combining these two has become a genius move that bore him the fruit of recognition.
Amazing facts about Carl Benjamin –
- He is married with children and lives in Swindon, England. Further, his supporters say that Patreon has been his main source of income.
- Sargon of Akkad was earning more than $12,000 a month from Patreon before his ban. Two other Patreon users — Milo Yiannopoulos and James Allsup — were banned from the site on the same day.
- He tweeted that he ‘wouldn’t even rape’ certain member of parliament
- Carl describes himself as ‘The thinking Man’s Alt-Centrist’
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