• Daidus is an American animator and illustrator with a net worth of over $700,000.
• He began his career on DeviantArt, and has since transitioned to YouTube where he has gained hundreds of thousands of subscribers.
• His videos mainly portray aspects of his life, including comedic narration of his experiences.
• He is active on social media including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, where he promotes his recent projects.
• He has a Patreon page where fans can support him.

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FactFather of Shabana Azmi and Baba Azmi.

Who is Daidus?

Daidus was born on 23 May 1999, in the United States of America, And is known for his YouTube channel on which he creates art and illustrations which he brings to life through animation. His anime and cartoon endeavors on his channel have gained him hundreds of thousands of subscribers in the span of a few years.

The Wealth of Daidus

How rich is Daidus? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $700,000, earned through a successful career online. His YouTube fame has led him to numerous opportunities, including work with various companies, and collaborations. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Art Beginnings

Very little is known about Daidus’ life outside of his online work. It is known that he is half-Asian though he has not mentioned anything specific about his family. There are also no details about his childhood and education. The one thing that is assured is that he developed a strong passion for the arts at a young age, beginning with drawing and illustration.


He eventually learned of the platform DeviantArt, which he used to promote his digital works. DeviantArt is an artwork, photography, and videography community which began in 2000 – artworks are categorized depending on the type of art uploaded by the user. There are also groups, polls, and portfolios on the website, which is run by a company headquartered in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. The official mascot of the website was a small robotic character with devilish features named Fella, which was displayed on the website until 2014. Three years later, the website reported having over 250 million submissions and over 26 million members. However, sometime during the same year, they were acquired by Wix.com in a deal apparently worth $36 million.

YouTube Transition

While Daidus was gaining popularity on DeviantArt, it gave him enough confidence to pursue other platforms to promote his work. He decided to also start working on YouTube, especially since he had already developed his animation skills. YouTube is a video-sharing website owned by Google and is one of the most popular websites in the world. It allows users to upload their own videos for others to view, rate, and comment on.

Users can also gain subscribers if viewers like their content and popularity on the website leads to income through the Google AdSense program which monetizes their videos based on ads viewed, interactions, views, and more. Over the years, numerous types of videos can be seen on the platform, such as educational, movie trailers, live streams, short films, and the like. Its popularity has also led to corporations and companies investing in their own channels for advertising and additional income. According to the website, they have over 400 hours of content being uploaded to YouTube each minute.

YouTube Content

Daidus began posting animated videos on YouTube in 2017, and did so without much of an introduction. He just began showing his drawings and animation, mainly to portray numerous aspects of his life, beginning with a video about his life as a half Asian, and how difficult it is especially since his Asian side is not physically noticeable. The video went viral, and led his popularity to skyrocket. With a lot of positive attention towards his videos, he continued on, and  has been noted for his comedic narration of his videos, which has contributed to their popularity.

Some of his most popular videos include his super-hot English teacher which became viral, his experience with sleep paralysis, and his first time drawing models in art class – these have gained him upwards of four million views each. The videos have shown his progression from high school and his life in college, but he’s also done a few videos about his life outside of school, including work and family. In recent months, he’s been busy expanding his career, and has recently forayed into creating merchandise, making plush toys based on some of his popular videos.

Personal Life and Social Media

For his personal life, not much is known in terms of his romantic relationships. He often features a girl roommate named Sen in his videos, though apparently she is just a frequent collaborator, and whether their’s is actually a relationship in real life is unknown. Aside from his voice, and a few details about his life, not a lot is known about him personally, such as his real name and even what he looks like. He hasn’t shared anything too personal, only stories deemed comedic or entertaining for his audience.

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Aside from his YouTube channel, he is also highly active on several other on-line platforms including social media websites. He has an account on Instagram which features some of his work, as well as a few of his other passions such as anime. He also does comic strips, and illustrations based on his life. He has a Twitter account too, with over 30,000 followers, on which he promotes his recent projects, including his plush toys. He also has a Facebook page which posts similar content to his other accounts. A lot of his fans also draw artwork, and he often retweets them in his account. His fans can also support him through Patreon, which helps him increase income for many of his needs.


1Father of Shabana Azmi and Baba Azmi.


Music Department

Shaitan Mujrim1979lyricist: song
Scorching Winds1974lyricist
Heer Raanjha1970lyricist
Satyakam1969lyricist: songs
Anokhi Raat1968lyricist
Alor Pipasa1965lyricist
Gyara Hazar Ladkian1962lyrics
Naqli Nawab1962lyricist
Razia Sultana1961lyricist - as Kaifi Aazmi
Kaagaz Ke Phool1959lyricist
Sone Ki Chidiya1958lyricist
Hatimtai Ki Beti1955lyricist


Such a Long Journey1998writer: "Thare rahiyo"
Arth1982lyrics: "Tum Itna Jo Muskura Rahe Ho..."
Dhoop Chhaon1977lyrics: "Ek Shehri Chora Teer Kaleje Maar Gayo Re"
Faslah1974lyrics: "Zindagi, Cigarette Ka Dhuan"
Hanste Zakhm1973lyrics: "Betaab Dil Ki Tamanna Yehi Hai"
Bawarchi1972lyrics: "Tum Bin Jeevan Kaisa Jeevan", "Mast Pavan Dholey Re", "Morhey Naina Bahaye Neer", "Bhor Aayee Gaya Andhera", "Kahhey Kanha Karat Bijori"
Pakeezah1972lyrics: "Chalte Chalte"
Parwana1971lyrics: "Chale Ladkhada Ke", "Jis Din Se Maine Tumko Dekha Hai", "Piya Ki Gali", "Simti Si Sharmai Si", "Yun Na Sharma Phailade"
Chhoti Bahu1971lyrics: "Koyal Bole Dali Se", "Dulhaniyan Bata Teri", "Hey Re Kanhaiya, Kisko Kahega Tu Maiya", "Yeh Raat Hai Pyasi Pyasi, Pyaasi Na Gujar Jaye", "Ghar Ko Mat Gudam Banada", "O Maa, Meri Maa"
Saat Hindustani1970lyrics: "Aandhi Aaye Ki Toofan Koyee Gam Nahin"
Satyakam1969lyrics: "Do Din ki Zindagi, Kaisi Hai Zindagi", "Zindagi Hai Kya Bolo, Zindagi Hai Kya", "Abhi Kya Sunoge, Suna Toh Hasoge, Ke Hai Geet Adhura, Tarana Adhura"
Anokhi Raat1968lyrics: "Dulhanse Tumhara Milan Hoga, Oh Mann Thodi Dheer Dharo", "Mahalon Ka Raja Mila, Tumhari Beti Raaj Karegi", "Oh Re Taal Miley Nadhi Ke Jal Mein", "Miley Na Phool Toh Kantonse Dost Karli"
Naunihal1967lyrics: "Tumhari zulf ke saaye me shyam kar lunga, safar ik umra ka pal me tamam kar lunga", "Patthar ke Bhagwan pigalja, aaj pigalna hoga", "Meri awaaz suno, pyar ka raaz suno, meri awaaz suno"
Anupama1966lyrics: "Ya Dil Ki Suno Duniyawalo", "Bheegi Bheegi Faza", "Dheere Dheere Machal", "Kyon Mujhe Itni Khushi", "Kuchh Dil Ne Kaha"
Haqeeqat1964lyrics: "Zara Si Aahat Hoti Hai", "Mast Mein Chhed Ke Tarana", "Mein Yeh Sochkar", "Aayi Ab Ke Saal Diwali", "Hoke Majboor Mujhe", "Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo"
Kohraa1964lyrics: "Jhoom Jhoom Dhalti Raat", "Beqaraar Dil Ho Chuka Hai Mujhko Aansuon Se Pyaar", "Yeh nayan Dare Dare", "Raah Bani Khud Manzil"
Shama1961lyrics: "Insaaf Tera Dekha", "Sach Kehte Ho Tum", "Woh Sadgi Kahe Isse, Deewangee Kahe", "Meri Mehmoob Tujhe Pyar Karoon, Ya Na Karoon", "Aap Se Pyar Hua Jata Hai", "Dil Gaya To Gaya, Dilruba Mil Gaya", "Mast Aankhon Mein", "Dharakte Dil Ki Tamanna", "Yaas Ke Dhar Pe Jhuka Jata Hai Sar Aaj Ki Raat", "Is Jurm Karke Humne", "Dil Gham Se Jal Raha Hai"
Kaagaz Ke Phool1959lyrics: "Dekhi Zamaane Ki Yaari, Bichhde Sabhi Baari Baari", "San San San Jo Chali Hawa", "Hum Tum Jise Kehta Hai Shaadi", "Ek Do Teen Chaar Aur Paanch", "Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam"
Lala Rukh1958lyrics: "Aana hi padega, sar ishq ke qadmon pe", "Alvida jaane vafa", "Hai kali kali ki lab par tere husn ka fasaana", "Le jaa meri duaayen daaman chhudaanewaale", "Pyaas kuchh aur bhi bhadka di jhalak dikhlaake tujhko parda rukh-e-roshan", "Thi ek shaahzaadi", "tujhko parda rukh-e-roshan se hataana hoga"


Kanneshwara Rama1977Short dialogue
Scorching Winds1974dialogue / story and screenplay
Chhoti Bahu1971lyrics
Heer Raanjha1970dialogue
Alamara Ki Beti1960


Naseem1995Naseem's Grandfather


In Search of Guru Dutt1989TV Movie documentaryHimself - poet, lyricist


Won Awards

1975Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest ScreenplayGarm Hava (1974)
1975Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest StoryGarm Hava (1974)
1975Filmfare AwardFilmfare AwardsBest Dialogue WriterGarm Hava (1974)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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