16-Year-Old Makes A Fortune Selling Sneakers To Celebrities

  • Published: 06 October 2016
  • Benjamin Kapelushnik, a.k.a. Benjamin "Kickz", may only be 16 years old, but he has been serving the "sneakerhead" community for years by reselling rare sneakers to celebrities and the public on his website. His clients include hip-hop moguls such as Snapchat co-star DJ Khaled and pro athletes.


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  • Cam'sJungleAquaria
    Cam'sJungleAquaria  1 weeks back

    Gotta love all the haters in the comments. I can smell the jealousy through my screen. I think is impressive and inspiring. There are plenty of kids with wealthy parents that aren't nearly as successful as this kid so give him so credit for hustling. People always try to bring you down when you're doing better than them to make themselves feel better.

    • M
      M  1 weeks back

      Jew ofc

      • Hi I'm Hotdog
        Hi I'm Hotdog  1 weeks back

        I'm gonna follow my dreams


        I'm gonna sell marijuana🤣

        • Mitchell Mchugh
          Mitchell Mchugh  1 weeks back

          Dj Khaled weird for that

          • Kim Witha G
            Kim Witha G  2 weeks back

            The thing is. He said he was getting shoes for retail. And skipped school and shit, wait in line for sneakers of course(I did my research) I mean wut kinda parents allows their kids to do that shit?

            • watersツ
              watersツ  2 weeks back

              Damn he’s almost 20 now in 2019

              • ReviewORspew?
                ReviewORspew?  2 weeks back

                I'm a Amateur Sneakerhead
                And a Small plug I only get
                A small Amount of shoes Every Month.

                • YT. Yeti
                  YT. Yeti  3 weeks back

                  I bet that he doesn’t have the new lightning McQueen lightup

                  • Idk What Im Doing on Youtube

                    I am 12 and am selling watches on Ebay and making quite a bit of money. I already made 250$

                    • TheCoBeat
                      TheCoBeat  4 weeks back

                      real hustle

                      • E-Leazy
                        E-Leazy  1 months back

                        He only has a business cuz he only bothers celebs and make them buy his shit for crazy prices Because their rich anyway, he doesn’t sell to middle class people cuz they wont buy it

                        • Pwnage
                          Pwnage  1 months back

                          i knew none of those names he mentioned

                          • Frozty
                            Frozty  1 months back

                            Get get rich if u already rich

                            • Kye Blackholly
                              Kye Blackholly  2 months back

                              Whwn you get told you can only say one word awnsers and sit on the side of the pool

                              • Blake Mendez
                                Blake Mendez  2 months back

                                When I was in 8th grade the school went around selling bottle waters. So I was selling kool-aid packets for .75 . I got to the point where I had everyone coming up to me for em and even had regular customers lmao.

                                • Murder me Šlowly
                                  Murder me Šlowly  2 months back

                                  And he worked hard. No he did not his dad is a multi millionare who knew drake

                                  • Michael Dagger
                                    Michael Dagger  2 months back

                                    That's no celebrity thats dj knobhead ..i mean Khaled or whatever😐

                                    • king jon
                                      king jon  4 months back


                                      • king jon
                                        king jon  4 months back


                                        • Veh Vlogs
                                          Veh Vlogs  4 months back

                                          i'm the next dj khaled

                                          • Jake Scott
                                            Jake Scott  4 months back

                                            Not to mention his parents are millionaires so it ain't that hard

                                            • Sven Tran The GOAT
                                              Sven Tran The GOAT  4 months back

                                              He be like..... Another one

                                              • JTGameZ
                                                JTGameZ  5 months back

                                                I just realized the profile pic of business insider says bi

                                                • NOMAAN_12
                                                  NOMAAN_12  5 months back



                                                  • Nicole Muhangi
                                                    Nicole Muhangi  5 months back

                                                    "I'd just go to Khaled's house to hang out" says it so casually

                                                    • TheUniqueDuck
                                                      TheUniqueDuck  5 months back

                                                      can i have some air jordans plz

                                                      • Low calorie Raspberry
                                                        Low calorie Raspberry  5 months back

                                                        But his parents gave him 50k..... soooooo

                                                        • Dr Chaos
                                                          Dr Chaos  5 months back

                                                          bapex chris

                                                          • dave guiney
                                                            dave guiney  5 months back

                                                            americans make money like america does the rest of the world robbing the shit

                                                            • RICO _YT
                                                              RICO _YT  6 months back

                                                              This kid looks like he’s 13

                                                              • Ring ShinBing
                                                                Ring ShinBing  6 months back

                                                                This dude Make Money But me

                                                                Fk that I obly have 10 cents in my pocket

                                                                • Xxerrordeadshot
                                                                  Xxerrordeadshot  6 months back


                                                                  • Cwadq
                                                                    Cwadq  6 months back

                                                                    He be looking like novel from icarly

                                                                    • BassBro
                                                                      BassBro  6 months back


                                                                      • boxeq_oninstagram
                                                                        boxeq_oninstagram  6 months back

                                                                        Dj Khaled: How's Business

                                                                        Benjamin: Boomin

                                                                        *Awkward Silence*

                                                                        • Gangster Gamer
                                                                          Gangster Gamer  6 months back

                                                                          I checked the website and couldn’t even find Any kyrie wtf

                                                                          • Sasha Sauber
                                                                            Sasha Sauber  6 months back

                                                                            This kid had help. He didn't do this on his own. His parents obviously hooked him up.

                                                                            • Ye et
                                                                              Ye et  6 months back

                                                                              What a easy job go find a real job

                                                                              • AkoFN
                                                                                AkoFN  6 months back

                                                                                Follow your dream; gonna be a pornstar at 12

                                                                                • Jake The Legendary Gamer
                                                                                  Jake The Legendary Gamer  6 months back

                                                                                  I like how he’s not bragging about it that’s what most people do

                                                                                  • FITZ SIYANGA
                                                                                    FITZ SIYANGA  6 months back

                                                                                    I will be the next speaker booming in Africa

                                                                                    • FITZ SIYANGA
                                                                                      FITZ SIYANGA  6 months back

                                                                                      His an inspiration figure, what matters is he's booming like he says

                                                                                      • Smug Smugly
                                                                                        Smug Smugly  6 months back

                                                                                        A fat woman clip clopped in to the shoe store today, She said I want something I can be comfortable in. I said Try Wyoming!

                                                                                        • Your boy Nick
                                                                                          Your boy Nick  6 months back

                                                                                          2019 anyone

                                                                                          • Tony Lokz
                                                                                            Tony Lokz  6 months back

                                                                                            he said like too much

                                                                                            • Johnny Rango
                                                                                              Johnny Rango  6 months back

                                                                                              So this guy let's a 16 kid sleep over at his house I hear another mj case going on

                                                                                              • Ajahni Carter
                                                                                                Ajahni Carter  6 months back

                                                                                                Sign me up

                                                                                                • Sullivan Estridge
                                                                                                  Sullivan Estridge  6 months back

                                                                                                  I bought nmds from him