Who are the ‘Island Boys’ on TikTok?

TikTok is fascinated with a set of fraternal twins known as the Island Boys.

The 20-year-old brothers became internet phenomenons with their freestyle song “Island Boys.” The polarizing track has had some humming its tune and others roasting it unapologetically. Here’s everything you need to know about the Venegas twins. 

Who are the Island Boys on TikTok

The Island Boys are a pair of fraternal twins from South Florida. Franky Venegas uses the online pseudonym Kodiyakredd, while Alex Venegas goes by Flyysoulja.

Kodiyakredd has 1.3 million followers on TikTok while Flyysoulja has 2.5 million followers. 

The twins were born on July 16, 2001 and are of Cuban heritage. Their father died in 2005 and they were raised by a single mother. The brothers admit to having numerous encounters with the police growing up. They were kicked out of their home when they turned 18 when their mom became fed up with their behavior. 

How do the Island Boys earn money? 

The Venegas brothers sell Island Boys merchandise and make videos on Cameo. According to Exact Net Worth, the Island Boys have an estimated net worth of $100,000. 

How did the Island Boys get famous on TikTok? 

The twins went viral for a freestyle song they performed while hanging out in a pool. They sang, “Cause I’m an island boy, and I’ve been trying to make it / Oh, I’m an island boy / Ayy, I’ma just island boy, I’ma just island boy.” 

Although the song received mixed reviews, it was a viral hit nonetheless.

Twitter user @pshswrestle dressed as the Island Boys for Halloween. 

@rosssmith

Island Granny 🏝👵🏻 who did it better? @flyysouljah #islandboy #flyysoulja

♬ Island Boy – flyysoulja kodiyakredd

Others poked fun at the song. TikToker Ross Smith and his granny did a funny impersonation of the brothers in a bathtub

Meanwhile, Dairy Queen worker @dqshelbytwpmi made an entire dessert dedicated to the twins. 

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