Jonathan Aryan Jafari best known to people by his YouTube name JonTron is an American reviewer and comedian. He has more than 3.7 million subscribers on YouTube. He did his schooling at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School. During his school days, JonTron used to actively takes part in musical theatre. JonTron met Barry Kramer, Jirard Khalil, and Michael Barryte in Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, and they collaborated in JonTron future work. Let’s find out more about how much is JonTron’s net worth in 2018.
JonTron Early Life
JonTron was born on March 24, 1990, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. There is not much information available about his family, but a little we knew is that his mother was of Hungarian-Croatian descent and while his father belongs to Persian descent.
JonTron is very famous for his views on politics and race. Once he openly criticised black people and argued in favour of white people. Due to his based views, many YouTube users unsubscribed his YouTube Channel, and JonTron voice was deleted from the Yooka-Laylee video game.
In 2003, Jonathan made an account on Newgrounds, an American entertainment and social media website, and posted five animated videos. Jonathan created a YouTube channel and titled it JonTronShow. He uploaded the review of Daikatana game in two parts, which was his first review in JonTronShow series. Jonathan has reviewed several other video games based on famous franchises including; Barbie, Home Alone, and Hercules. Jonathan has also reviewed many unlicensed games adapted from Pokémon and Disney films. Until now, his most successful review video was about Firework, and more than 17 million people watched it on YouTube.
Jonathan created another YouTube channel titled JonTron’s StarCade in 2015 and released a spin-off web series, in which he reviews about games adapted from Star Wars series. The web series was produced by Maker Studios and featured several actors and internet personalities, such as Kyle Hebert, Ross, Barnett, and Egoraptor. The last part of this series was released in December 2015. He occasionally uploaded reviews about films.
In 2010, Jonathan along with Austin created NormalBoots, where Jonathan and Hargrave used to upload content such as Did You Know Gaming?, Indie Games Searchlight, and The Completionist and earned revenue from advertisements. The site was closed down in 2012 and relaunched in 2014 with some new channels. Recently Jonathan has to leave the NormalBoots after his controversial political comments. Jonathan and Arin Egoraptor, known for his animated work such as Sequelitis and Girlchan in Paradise, announced that they are starting a Let’s Play Series, Game Grumps, through their respective channels. They posted the first serials of Game Grumps and show was well appreciated by fans but shortly after that Jonathan left Game Grumps and was replaced by Dan Avidan.
Awards & Achievements
Although JonTron didn’t get any official award yet, he has been honoured by several bodies and some of his achievements are listed below.
• JonTron was listed among “7 Awesome YouTube Gamers You Should Watch” in 2013.
• In 2015, Time magazine put JonTron as 2015’s most searched Internet meme on Google.
• He was ranked number five in “Top 10 YouTube Video Game Reviewers” by Watch Mojo.
Net Worth of JonTron
JonTron’s YouTube following is increasing day by day and his current estimated net worth is $700 thousand. Considering his increasing popularity, JonTron wealth can exceptionally increase in coming days. He made most of his net worth by uploading review videos about games on his YouTube channel titled JonTronShow.
JonTron born as Jonathan Aryan Jafari is a famous American reviewer and comedian. In a short period, he made a huge following on YouTube, and his videos are watched by millions of people. He has excellent communications qualities and a good sense of humour, which forced everyone to praise his work.