PewDiePie – The Most Successful YouTube Personality in the World

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg is a popular Swedish Internet personality, web producer and comedian who is best known by the name “PewDiePie” which is the name of his YouTube channel. The most popular show of his is the Let’s Play commentaries that he does on his YouTube channel.

As of the statistics produced on August 15, 2013 PewDiePie stands out to be the most subscribed user on YouTube but was later surpassed by the YouTube spotlight channel. His channel, as of December 2016 has over 14 billion views. He refers to his fans as “bros” and the fan base as the “bro army”.

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Early life and education

PewDiePie was born on October 24, 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden to Lotta Christine Johanna and Ulf Christian Kjellberg. His father and mother both were Chief Executive Officers of companies. He has a sister named Fanny and both of them grew up in Gothenburg.

He was very much interested in the art and used to sketch video game characters during his high school days. He later graduated from the Göteborgs Högre Samskola. He pursued his degree from Chalmers University of Technology in industrial economics.

PewDiePie – Girlfriend

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  • Felix lives with his long time girlfriend and an Italian YouTuber Marzia Bisognin.

Career

Pewdiepie rose to fame following his YouTube account and the main content of the videos that he posts are of video games. He mainly plays the video games and records the reaction videos simultaneously. His popular show Let’s Play is the one that helped him rise to fame.

His channel reached a mark of 5 million users on February 18, 2013 and has even featured on The New York Times. During the years of 2012 and 2013, his account was the fastest growing YouTube channel in count of the number of subscribers. He also gained around 1.3 billion views in the year 2013.

PewDiePie – Net worth

PewDiePie has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

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