PewDiePie is the most subscribed Youtuber. He has over 57 million subscribers and over 16 Billion views on his main channel. He is best known for making gaming videos. His YouTube vlogs and Let’s Play commentaries are also very popular among users. You can subscribe to his channel ‘PewDiePie.’ Keep reading to know more about PewDiePie’s net worth in 2018.
PewDiePie Early Life
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg was born in 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden to Ulf Kjellberg and Lotta Kristine Johanna Kjellberg. He also has a sister named Fanny Kjellberg. He was born and brought up in Sweden.
PewDiePie completed his schooling from Goteborgs Hogre Samskola. Then he attended the Chalmers University of Technology but dropped out to become a YouTuber.
He has been dating a fellow YouTube personality named Marzia for years now. They can be seen in each other’s videos.
He is amongst the only YouTuber who openly speaks about his income and his issues with the YouTube community. This often drags him in the midst of controversy. He also had an open beef with Jake Paul. He also had his trouble with YouTube as it announced to demonetize abusive and aggressive content from the YouTube.
During this period he was also planning on deleting his channel, and start over with a new one. But eventually, he decided to stick to his old channel. PewDiePie is always in the news for his offensive, satirical comedy. This year The Wall Street Journal wrote an article on him, in which they claimed him to be a Nazi.
PewDiePie started making videos on YouTube during his first year of college in 2009. He used to sell hot dogs to get enough funds to finance his YouTube videos. Soon he started getting more followers, so he took a chance and dropped college to become a full-time YouTuber.
He is known for making gaming videos, where he plays different games in front of a camera while sharing his experience with his audience, giving commentary about each step.
He is often criticized for shouting and cursing in his videos. But the majority of the population that is his fans seem to like it. He has over 57 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. He also has over 13.3 million followers on Instagram.
He is friends with YouTubers like Jacksepticeye, Markiplier, Dan Howell, Phil Lester, Jack Douglass, PJ Liguori and Marzia, and can often be seen collaborating with them. In 2015, he also released a book titled ‘This Book Loves You.’ In 2017 he released a Graphic Novel of this book.
PewDiePie has also appeared on filmography’s like ‘Epic Rap Battles of History,’ ‘Internet Icon,’ ‘Smosh Babies,’ ‘Scare PewDiePie,’ ‘South Park,’ ‘Oscar’s Hotel for Fantastical Creatures,’ and ‘Conan.’
Awards & Achievements
PewDiePie has won 2 ‘Starcount Social Star Awards,’ ‘1 Teen Choice Award’, 2 ‘5th Short Awards’, and 2 ‘Golden Joystick Awards.’ He has the biggest fandom on the internet, which is the biggest honor that he can receive or ask for.
Net Worth of PewDiePie
PewDiePie has an estimated net worth of over $25 million. Most of his income comes from YouTube. However, PewDiePie also has his own merchandise which also helps him in fueling his fortune. He also makes money through game brand deals which he reviews and shares in his YouTube videos.
PewDiePie is one of the richest and most influential YouTube personalities. He is often pulled into controversies because of his upfront persona and bold video-making style. However, he has still managed to keep his title of being the most followed person on YouTuber since 2012.