Pewdiepie: Family, Career and Net Worth
Pewdiepie or Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (Original Name) is a Swedish you tuber famous for his video commentary on horror and action video games. 24th of October 1989 was his birth date. His hometown is in Gothenburg, Sweden. During his childhood he liked to draw famous video game character like “Mario”. He also preferred playing video games rather than going to school
Early Life and Family
During the early stage of his career he was not at all financially supported by his family. He used to work in Harbour, hot dog stand and also sell unique Photoshop pictures(which is in his interest list). On 19th of August 2019 he married a Italian girl Marzia Bisognin. Their relationship started online and Kjellberg used to fly Italy to meet his online girlfriend and sometimes Marzia meets him in Sweden. This continued for years and finally they decided to get married and settled in Brignton, England
Kjellberg registered YouTube channel for the first time as Pewdie. The meaning of Pew is “Sound of Lasers” and die means “Death”. Later on 29th of April 2010 he formed the famous YouTube channel “Pewdiepie”. By 18th February 2013 the channel reached 5 million subscribers. On that same year on April 2013 he was in the cover of New York Times as well as he won Swedish Super Star award on May 2013.
His main competitor were Jenna Marble, Smosh and Toby Turner. By July 2013 he achieved the second most subscribed YouTube channel. On 15th of August 2013 his YouTube channel “Pewdiepie” defeats the most subscriber channel “Smosh” which is a Guinness World Record.
Year Wise Report on Pewdiepie
(2015 – 2017) – He took a daring step of making fun of other You Tubers.
(2017 – 2018) – He faces media controversies because of the fact that his videos were slightly bent towards racism.
(2018 – 2019) – He challenges his main rival Indian Music Company popularly known as “T-Series”. He claimed that T- Series is using subscriber bots to increase their subscriber count. He also mocked T-Series by his song “Bitch Lasagna”. This song is his most viewed songs that is it received 249.8 Million Views.
On the same year, T-Series surpassed Pewdiepie’s subscriber count and he ironically sang “Congratulations” which is his second most viewed songs(175.4 Million Views).
He earned $140000 – $1.4 Million from YouTube itself in 2013. According to Wall Street Journal he had a total revenue of approx. $4 Million in 2013. Swedish Newspaper Expression Claimed that he had a revenue of almost $7.5 Million in 2014. He became the top of the richest You Tubers according to Forbes in 2015 and his total earning was $12 Million. Pewdiepie was the highest earning You Tubers in 2016 also which is approximately about $15 Million.
He also gained a 20% hike due to YouTube Red Series as well as for his book “This Book Loves You”. Almost 112000 copies of the book were sold according to Neilsen Bookscan. Besides his enormous Income he also do lots of charity work.