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In the modern day age technology has become a part of life. And this technology has produced a good number of rich people with it comes YouTube. A place that made content creators to millionaire. One of them is PewDiePie who is number one individual YouTuber. Now as T-series is a whole company running a channel and PewDiePie is only one man standing. With his funny videos and witty attitude and with a creative mind attracts people to his YouTube channel.
In T-Series they have tens of artist who have contributed to content. But in case of PewDiePie he is only the one with guest appearances as well.
PewDiePie’s real name is Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg was born in Sweden on 24 October 1989. Now he is 31 years old. He was brought up in a well-settled family from Gothenburg, Sweden. He finished his early schooling at Goteborgs Hogre Samskola School in Gothenburg, Sweden.
After that, PewDiePie enrolled himself at the Chalmers University of Technology in Industrial Economics and Technology Management. But he left the college thinking it was boring.
Some biographies online says he left it to pursue a career on YouTube, but it’s not the truth. After that he started selling hot dogs on a hot dog stand. He recognizes the time saying he was as happy at that time as he is now.
Since childhood, PewDiePie has a keen interest in the artistic work. He also started photoshop work with his hot dog stand to earn money and with the money he earned bought a computer. He actually worked well according to that time advancement of software packages. With that computer he started a YouTube channel and the rest is history.
I found it really inspirational as I am also a content creator, although my website is not growing as I thought spending a lot on the website. But at least I have a satisfaction that I am doing what I like even I have to spend money again. And people like PewDiePie inspires me.
PewDiePie life Details
Felix is known to be a Swedish national and is a Christian. Currently, he is residing in Brighton, England, the United Kingdom with his family.
His father’s name is Ulf Christian Kjellberg who is a corporate executive by profession and his mother’s name is Lotta Kristine Johanna who is a former chief information officer.
PewDiePie’s is a married man. He is married to his long-time girlfriend Marzia Bisognin who is a famous social media celeb, fashion designer, and businesswoman from Italy. After a long 8 years of dating they married on the date of 19 August 2019. They now live in Brighton in the United Kingdom. PewDiePie’s height as he revealed is 5 feet 11 inches tall.
When he left industrial economics and technology management from Chalmers University of Technology. He supported himself by working at a hot dog stand. And started YouTube as a hobby and enjoyment not thinking it as a means of money making. At that time when PewDiePie started to work as a YouTuber this profession was not valued as it is now.
Before that, he learned Adobe Photoshop and contested in many photoshop contests during his graduation period at Chalmers and got an apprenticeship at a Scandinavian advertising agency.
In his first of YouTube videos he did commentary in video games that he still do in a fraction of his videos especially in Minecraft. He achieved popularity for his Let’s Play videos of Amnesia The Dark Descent and other videos. In 2011, he started vlogging per week under the category “Fridays with PewDiePie”. In 2012, he signed a contract with Maker Studios that helped in the growth of his YouTube channel.
In the year 2013, PewDiePie channel started getting famous around the world as he surpassed the mark of 6 million subscribers. And Felix also was awarded with the Swedish Social Star at the inaugural Star count Social Stars Awards based in Singapore. He also becomes the second-most followed YouTuber and received a certificate from Guinness World Records for his achievement.
In the year 2014, Maker Studios launched an app to share and watch Felix’s video which was a great concept of marketing.
In the year 2016 and 2017, PewDiePie released a good number of videos in parallel to with change in YouTube algorithms. During the year 2015, he changed the style of videos he uploads in addition to the video games commentaries, He started to take risk and now uploads a variety of videos including viral challenges and other fun and content filled videos.
In the year 2018, PewDiePie against T-Series uploaded a video named as T-Series dis track. This rivalry between T-Series and PewDiePie literally took the Internet by storm. But still T-Series overtook PewDiePie in number of subscribers.
PewDiePie is one of the most controversial YouTuber. One of his biggest controversy is with the Jewish community. When he was commenting on the use of fiver and projected non-appreciable, although he denies that his intentions was not that. And he did it by mistake but got in conflict with media such as Wall Street and more and also been accused of Nazism.
Other than that he lost contract with Disney and removed from YouTube preferred for a time. He also got in conflict with other communities and races also. During the rivalry with T-Series he was accused of hatred against the Indians. With his disstrack “Bitch Lasagna” got banned in India.
Some facts on PewDiePie
According to several websites PewDiePie net worth is estimated to be near 50 million USD.
PewDiePie total number of subscribers as for now is 109 million.
In the year 2020 PewDiePie earned a lump sum income of 20 million USD.