Pewdiepie Net Worth
PewDiePie is the online name of Felix Arvid Kjellberg who is a Swedish web-based comedian and producer, who is popular from Let’s Play commentaries and vlogs on YouTube. He was born in 24th October 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden. He graduated from Goteborgs Hogre samskola in 2998 and earned a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management at Chalmers University of Technology. In order to pursue his career on YouTube, he left the University in 2011. As a famous YouTube vlogger, he has more than 38 million subscribers as of July 2015. Similarly, his estimated net worth is $16 million as of 2015.
During the beginning of his YouTube Career, he originally registered his YouTube account under the name “PewDie”, which represents “Pew” means the sound of lasers and “Die” means death. But he forgot his YouTube account password and he then registered the “PewDiePie” YouTube Channel on April 29, 2015. He funded his early videos by working at a hot dog stand. On having to work at the stand, he stated “the fact that I could make videos was so much popular to me than I had to spend a few hours a day doing a job that wasn’t that prestigious”. After the five year of opening his account, his channel “PewDiePie” has around 60,000 subscribers. Around this time, his channel has earned 700,000 subscribers. In 2012, September his channel reached more than 2 million subscribers. Throughout 2012 and 2013, his channel was one of the fastest growing on YouTube, in terms of subscribers gained. By the end of 2013, his channel gained a new subscribers in every 1.037 seconds. In October 2012, his channel was ranked as the #1 YouTube Channel by OpenSlate. This recognition helped to increase his net worth. In the December of the same year, he signed with Maker Studios. According to 2014 survey commissioned by Variey, it has been reported that PewDiePie along with other YouTube personalities were influential and popular than mainstream celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence and others.
PewDiePie claims that he dislike of being called “famous” and has been reported to live a “shy and retiring life”. His rise to fame has been used as “a great example of how the emerging society gives extensive opportunities to individuals with great, ideas, courage and of course a significant portion of luck as opposed to the old society”. In 2015, he was included on Time’s list of the 30 most influential people on the Internet. He usually plays computer games and he interacts with the viewers while doing so. His emotions from the game, swearing and screaming and so on, has make him popular and even so called “Oprah Effect”. About his personal life, he lives with his girlfriend in Brighton, a fellow Italian YouTube personality Marzia Bisognin.
Things to know about PewDiePie
Full Name: Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg
Date of Birth: 24th October, 1989
PewDiePie in Facebook: 7.3M Fans in Facebook
PewDiePie in Twitter: 13.2M Followers in Twitter
PewDiePie in Instagram: 13.3M Followers in Instagram
PewDiePie Net Worth: $90 Million