|Benji Krol Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||December 14, 2000|
Benji Krol is a Canadian social media star and amateur photographer, best known for his TikTok account which has amassed more than 4 million fans, through which he posts short comedy skits, as well as dances or lip-syncs to well-known songs. Benji was also the creator of another account on the TikTok platform under the name “SunriseMusic” which has garnered more than 5.5 million fans. On it, he shared music from other artists that “makes the sunrise” between 2016 and 2019, after which Benji decided to abandon his activity there, but didn’t delete it for sentimental purposes and fans’ enjoyment.
Benji is also known for his YouTube channel under his name, which has garnered more than 300k subscribers and more than 3 million views. He created it on March 1, 2014, and posts vlogs, reactions, tags, taste tests, and discussions. Benji also has a secondary Instagram account under the name “itsbenjikrol” with more than 100k followers entirely dedicated to his passion for photography. Benji Krol has also amassed a large fanbase with more than 1 million followers on his personal Instagram and more than 300k followers on Twitter.
Benjamin Aleksander Krol
Social Media Star
- Father – Andre Krol
- Mother – Alejandra Krol
- Siblings – Thomas Krol (Brother), Rowyn Krol (Brother)
Benji Krol self-manages his career.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
69 kg or 152 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Benji Krol has dated –
- Jorge Garay (2018-2020) – He was romantically linked to fellow social media star Jorge Garay who started being active on TikTok in 2018. The two actively collaborated on the platform, mostly dancing together and posting short skits. Besides selfies together, and occasional tweets mentioning how ‘sassy’ Jorge was, neither of them had discussed their relationship in detail. It is likely that they became much closer after Benji began living in Spain where Jorge is from, and they even went on a trip to Barcelona, Spain, together in 2019. They separated in 2020 after spending 2 years together.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White & Latino)
He is of English descent on his father’s side while he has Argentinian ancestry on his mother’s side.
- Messy undercut haircut
- Deep voice
Best Known For
Having a fanbase online with more than 4 million fans on TikTok, more than 300k subscribers on YouTube, more than 1 million followers on Instagram as well as more than 300k followers on Twitter
Benji Krol Favorite Things
- Hobbies – Hiking/Mountaineering, Playing Tennis, Photography, Swimming
- Animals – Dog, Yak
- Flower – Red Rose
- Pizza Flavor – Pizza With Rucola And Tomatoes
- Color – Green
- Cartoon TV Show (As A Kid) – Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-2008)
- Songs (In May 2018) – Fly by San Holo, Resonance by HOME, Pastillas by Rocc, Lucid Dreams by Juice WRLD
- YouTubers – Emma Chamberlain, Liza Koshy, Shane Dawson, David Dobrik
Benji Krol Facts
- Whenever his neighbors are making noise, Benji goes to a spot in the forest that has a hammock so he can film in peace. It’s apparently an abandoned military base and has a circle of sticks nearby, so he only films in the daytime worried it might be a cult meeting spot.
- As a kid, he wore a Superman costume/shirt and would go anywhere he could with it. He bragged to his mom that he managed to fly while doing backflips at the pool.
- Benji’s favorite shirt growing up was a blue shirt with a Velcro spiderweb on the stomach, where you could attach a spider toy that comes in the same package. Unfortunately, he lost the spider toy shortly after his parents bought it, so he wore the shirt only.
- He has a dog named Cindi Louly Krol that he got as a kid.
- Benji’s dog loves getting up to leave the room in the middle of the night. Because he doesn’t like sleeping with the doors open, Cindi always wakes him up.
- He wore rectangle glasses and braces as a kid and young teenager.
- As a kid, Benji owned a book that described how to climb certain trees. He would also take his dog’s pet bed and the dog itself up on the tree and spend some time there.
- Benji has a mineral rock collection that he displays on his desk and shelves.
- Benji takes shampoos and conditioners from the hotel even though he rarely uses them at home.
- He sleeps with his bedsheets tucked out because he feels trapped if they are tucked in.
- He was once in danger of being attacked by a female black bear. Benji wanted to take pictures of her cubs and at the last moment, someone warned him about it, so he stopped.
- Benji has lived in Switzerland, and also visited Australia due to his family’s connections.
- He is super competitive when it comes to board games such as Monopoly.
- According to him, his worst habit is staying up past midnight and messing up his sleeping schedule.
- As of July 2019, he has no tattoos, and if he were to ever get any, it would be only a small one that has a meaning to him.
- Benji is the type of person to waste the whole day and cram stuff in the last moment before a deadline.
- He once had a near-death experience while skiing. Benji separated from his family and flew off a cliff but luckily fell into soft snow on the bottom of the ravine.
- He isn’t a fan of K-pop music but his friends are obsessed with it.
- He doesn’t drink soda with dinner and prefers drinking either water or orange juice.
- Benji has no problem with family vlogs where parents feature their underage children if they’re having fun, but he personally only watched “The ACE Family” YouTube channel.
- He would pick Takis over hot Cheetos because they don’t sell that type of Cheetos in his town.
- If he could acquire any superpower, he would pick flying.
- Benji has tried pineapple on pizza and has no problems with it.
- Benji vlogged his 1st day of school and featured many of his classmates, but blurred anything that could identify the organization.
- He hates eating fish.
- He created a comedic TikTok video about “Ethma” because he shipped Emma Chamberlain and Ethan Dolan and people thought it was real for a while.
- Benji watched the TV show Riverdale and thought it was “fine.” The “cringiest” character for him was Jughead, played by Cole Sprouse.
- He cried watching the last episode of the animated series Adventure Time (2010-2018).
- In March 2019, Benji and his family adopted a new dog named Blue, short for Blueberry.
- Benji went on a hiatus on all his social media channels for nearly 4 months (and returned in December 2020) after the grooming scandal which happened in August 2020. Benji was also hospitalized after the incident for attempting suicide and subsequently, Jorge had left him.
Featured Image by Benji Krol / Instagram