Starting up poor is not a reason to end up poor. The story of Keenan Williams has proved this fact. He started off disadvantaged as his drug-addicted mother could not afford to take care of him, leading her to take Williams to foster care, which he realized when he was 17. This led Keenan to make some decisions that affected his future.
All this would turn around when he decided to be serious with his life. Fast forward, Keenan is now a millionaire living the life he always wanted. His success story is an inspiration to many netizens asking for his story on the internet. We wrote a short biography and his grass-to-grace story.
Keenan Williams Biography
Keenan Williams is an American businessman, speaker, and founder of KO Elixir & Ko Bodyshape. He is also a social media marketing professional with an emphasis on Instagram. Williams has worked with popular public figures such as Myron Golden.
Keenan Williams Age and Wife
Williams is a 30-year-old entrepreneur. He was born in Los Angeles and raised in Texas by the family from which he was adopted. Williams is the proud husband of Olivia Williams, a business person, and mentor. The couple met in 2015 at a club. Keenan described her as ambitious, driven, and the source of his motivation to work harder. The couple married later. Together, they have four children.
Keenan Williams Education and Career
Like most people, education was the path Keenan had chosen. However, things changed when he learned that he was adopted and the reason his mother sent him for adoption. The young man became angry, and aggressive and had trouble with authority. His aggressiveness led him to have a daughter before he was 18. He dropped out of school in 11th grade to take care of his child.
The decision he chose was difficult as he had to survive to feed himself and his daughter. He moved through various jobs but he got lucky when he was employed at Sketchers, where he sold shoes during the day and worked at night as well.
Keenan’s life changed in 2015 when he met his wife Olivia. Olivia inspired him to be hard-working and intelligent. Together, they created an Instagram page that accumulated 100,000 followers in a short time.
He made connections with people on Instagram and luckily he landed a job with an organization selling women’s skin care products. He became the sales and marketing coordinator of the company. His responsibility was marketing and advertising the products on his Instagram. This job made him $40k a month.
A few months later, Keenan quit working at the company, accusing them of failing to make payments. He took a leap of faith and started KO Exilir despite having no information about skin care products or the nature of the industry.
Keenan did his own due diligence by researching online and testing some products on his friends. After 6 months of entering the market, Keenan made his first $1 million, which was later translated to $1 million in a month. Now, Keenan’s money is 8 figures.
His impressive success led him to start a monthly program that educates other people to duplicate his strategy for success. He speaks in seminars and educates his students through an online course called Skip to 7 figures. He has been able to help other people achieve their financial dream.
His success story has attracted controversy as some people claim he is just a hype man. One person argued Keenan’s website has 153 complaints and an F rating. There is also no Forbes article that features him. The published articles claim that Williams paid for the articles that featured him.
Instagram and Net Worth
Williams does most of his marketing online. He has a large fan base on Instagram as he has 1.4 million followers and approximately 13k views on his reels. His net worth is approximately $1.5 million