Ishan Sharma is a YouTuber known for making videos about coding, crypto, and hustle culture. The 20-year-old rose to fame after supposedly becoming a “crorepati,” or multi-millionaire, in 2022, leading to a sharp uptick of memes being made about him.
Ishan Sharma’s first YouTube upload was posted on September 14th, 2019, gathering over 40,000 views in three years. (seen below, left). His earliest viral video, titled “How My 12 Year Old Sister Earned 1500/hour Freelancing on fiverr,” was posted on August 3rd, 2020. It has gathered over 1.5 million views in over two years (seen below, right)
On March 20, 2022, Ishan uploaded a video titled, “BROKE to CROREPATI in 2 Years🔥.” The video gathered over 500,000 views in over eight months (seen below).
On December 12th, Ishan posted a tweet to his official Twitter detailing the “7 rules you must break to become independent 🧵” The tweet gathered over 3,000 likes in two days (seen below, left). However, the tweet also drew the ire of people who find his style of content cringeworthy or annoying. Twitter user @kawwwshal posted one such tweet, likening him to an antagonist from the Bollywood movie “3 Idiots,” which gathered over 500 likes (seen below, right).
Also on December 12th, Twitter user @jhampakjhum posted a meme comparing Ishan and popular adult content creator Dani Daniels. The meme noted the various similarities between the two creators, including how they both “Did not listen to society. Followed their passion,” “Earned money but money doesn’t buy respect,” and “Locked themselves in a room and did hard work.” The tweet gathered over 6,000 likes in two days (seen below, left). On December 13th, a now-deleted Twitter account posted another meme about Ishan Sharma, gathering an unknown number of likes.