Felix Kjellberg known online as PewDiePie is a web-based comedian and video producer. He is of Swedish origin and best known for video blogs on YouTube. Also, for the Let’s Play commentaries. PewDiePie has a significant following on YouTube. Keep reading to know more about Felix Kjellberg’s net worth in 2018.
Kjellberg was born in 1989 on 24 October to Lotta Kristin Johana and Ulf Christian Kjellberg. His mother was born almost a year before his dad. Lotta is a former KappAhl CIO who was the 2010 CIO of the year in Sweden. On the other hand, his father is the Chief Executive Officer of a company. His sister’s name is Fanny.
Kjellberg is a graduate of Goteborgs Hogre Samskola of the year 2008. Later he joined the Chalmers University of Technology to pursue a degree to pursue a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management. In 2011, he dropped out of school. Many considered the reason to be to focus on his YouTube career, but according to him, the reason was merely how boring studying was.
Kjellberg left Sweden for Italy to live with his girlfriend named Marzia Bisognin. She is a YouTube personality as well who was formerly on the website as Cutie PieMarzia. Currently, she is simply Marzia. Having been introduced by one of Marzia’s friend the two established an online relationship. The two met later after Kjellberg flew to Italy solely to meet her.
Initially, Felix Kjellberg had registered a YouTube account under the name Pewdie. Unfortunately, he forgot its password and later recorded a new YouTube channel giving it the name PewDiePie in 2010 on 29 April. PewDiePie’s videos focus on both comments and reactions to games as he plays them. That is why they are under the Let’s Play Category. At first, he used to play horror as well as action video games such as Amnesia: The Dark Descent.
As from 2nd September 2011, he began uploading video blogs titled Fridays with PewDiePie. The channel following grew and so did the diversity if the content. He has around 3,500 videos out of which 400 are private.
Awards & Achievements
In 2014, Kjellberg won two awards during Starcount Social Star Awards and one at the 5th Short Awards.the following year he was awarded during Teen Choice Awards and Golden Joystick Awards. For the latter, he clinched another one in 2015. That same year Felix won Best Gaming Channel, Show, or Series award of the 5th Streamy Awards.
Net Worth of Felix Kjellberg
Felix Kjellberg often known as PewDiePie has an estimated net worth of over $25 million. His primary source of income is the videos that he uploads on YouTube. They are mainly in games which he plays while commenting and reacting.
Within a month, I.e., between June and July, the subscribers had increased from one to two million. From the ads of over 16 billion views of his YouTube videos by his more than 50 subscribers, he has made earnings. In 2013, his revenue was $12 million. The following year, it was $14 million. PewDiePie earned $9 million and $15 million in 2015 and 2016, respectively.
Felix Kjellberg who is known online as PewDiePie is an award-winning and the highest paid YouTube Star. He has a channel named PewDiePie which has over 50 million subscribers. It videos is mostly about games combined with comments and reactions. In 2013, his channel had the highest number of subscribers. He has changed the content of the videos from horror games to diverse genres. Charities are also part of his life.