TikTok personality Benji Krol and his boyfriend Jorge Garay ran into trouble when a 15-year-old boy released their conversation. Further, the teen accused the couple of grooming him and assaulting him sexually.
While Benji denied the most allegation, he agreed upon a certain part of the incident which was actually true. Following that, he tried taking his own life because of the incident.
To know more about him, scroll down this wiki-article.
Is Benji Krol Dead After Sexual Assault Drama?
TikTok star Benji Krol got embroiled in a sexual assault accusations and things started falling apart for him afterward. His accuser, a 15-year-old minor, went on Twitter to share how the influencer and his boyfriend tried to take advantage of him.
The first thread of the tweet garnered over 30,000 likes and was shared over 10,000 times. Accuser used the Twitter account @defnoodles, which was run by Dennis Feitosa.
The accuser shared screenshots of the exchange they had which showed how Benji and Jorge tried manipulating him in doing things that pleasured them. He also noted how an influencer, older in age, could manipulate people into doing things just because they have huge followings.
By 2020, Benji Krol had garnered 11.1 million followers on TikTok with 609.7 million likes for his videos. Likewise, Jorge Garay earned 4.4 million followers.
But, Benji denied the most allegations which surfaced on the internet. However, he succumbed to some of the facts and agreed it was wrongdoing on his part.
So why he didn’t post anything after that? Well, according to Benji, he tried taking his own life and was hospitalized immediately. After the sexual assault scandal, the guilt almost compelled him to take his life which he admitted a few days after.
Benji admitted that some part of the accusations were true, that he Facetimed the victim and tried coercing him.
But after the accuser took everything to Twitter, Benji felt that everything that he tried to do was wrong. In the aftermath of that, Benji shared he wanted time off from social media and wanted time for himself to sort things out.
And Benji demonstrated his regrets by remarking that, such disgusting acts shouldn’t happen to anyone and when he returns he will make sure of it too.
Bio — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Benji Krol was born on 14 December 2000. He turned 19 years old while celebrating his birthday in late-2020.
Per his date of birth, he owned Sagittarius as his zodiac sign.
Benji Krol Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Family
Benji Krol was born to his English father Andre and his Argentinian mother Alejandra. While his dad is worked is a businessman by trade, his mom works as a homemaker.
More on Benji’s family: His parents raised him and his siblings, Thomas and Rowy, in Canada until he was ten. As famousbirthdays.com noted, he was born in Brazil. His parents moved to Canada after.
Benji Krol Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Benji Krol stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters). Meanwhile, he weighs 74 kilograms (163 lbs) at the same time. He is blessed with hazel-colored eyes and has dark brown hair.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, YouTube
Moving onto Benji’s social media reach, he garnered 2.1 million followers on Instagram. Likewise, his Twitter account enjoyed 943.1k followers with a verified account.
Moreover, he is also on YouTube where he had 1.22 million subscribers at the time of penning this wiki. The huge following which he garnered on these popular social media sites earned him a celebrity status among young people.
Benji Krol Net Worth, Merch, Endorsements
Like any other teenager, Benji Krol joined TikTok for the pure fun that it offered. He posted his first video in 2016.
But starting 2018, Benji regularly pushed content on the platform which garnered him traction from a wider audience. His consistency added with his skill of makeup further attracted millions of viewers adding to his burgeoning followers.
Along with fame and recognition, Benji landed endorsements from several companies. Many companies such as Kaotiko sponsored him for the posts. These endorsements vastly contributed to his burgeoning wealth.
Moreover, he also introduced varieties of merch with his heart logo. The merch included t-shirts, hoodie, bags, sweatshirts among other things.
As of 2020, Benji Krol bagged a total net worth of $700 thousand.
Benji Krol Gay, Boyfriend, Girlfriend
Initially, social media followers of Benji Krol thought of him as a straight guy while others believed he was gay. His name came attached with fellow TikToker like Jadyn Cothern.
But, Benji took fans by surprise when he came out as gay. As of 2020, he was dating Jorge Garay. The couple met each other on social media TikTok when Jorge slid into Benji’s DM.
After that, Benji followed Jorge on Instagram. Later, they got together after the shared interest of makeup and face painting.
Last modified: August 24, 2020