PewDiePie, originally named Felix Arvid UIF Kjellberg, is a famous comedian and YouTuber from Sweden. He is better known through his stage name PewDiePie across the globe. He runs a well-known Gaming and commentary channel on the largest video streaming website. His content has evolved a lot since he started uploading content to the internet. He focuses on the latest gaming trends to keep his audience thrilled. Nowadays he is focusing on Minecraft gaming stuff. The fair complexion, blue eyes, and blonde hair make him a stylish man among other internet celebrities.
Felix surfaced as an extraordinary social media personality due to this matchless content. He gained critical acclaim through his ‘Let’s Play’ commentaries on YouTube. It is hard to find a gamer who doesn’t know anything about PewDiePie. The guy has over 100 million YouTube subscribers from all over the world. Furthermore, his videos have garnered more than 24 billion views to date. The key reason why his videos gain a lot of attention is his irreverent content and interesting commentary. The behavior of the internet celebrity has become controversial because of his uncaring approach while recording videos.
He had to apologize due to his rape jokes and playful insults in 2012. He also got dropped out of YouTube’s Red Platform and Disney’s Maker Studio because of his anti-Semitic imagery used in videos. He often apologizes for his insulting remarks and give clarifications to his fans. The Swedish guy is totally unpredictable just like his video content. He has a YouTube channel named ‘PewDiePie’ where he uploads videos based on comedy, vlogs, and Let’s Play genres. He has been formerly associated with Machinima and Maker Studios.
Who are Kandi PewDiePie's Parents?
The controversial YouTuber was born on Oct 24, 1989, in his hometown Gothenburg, Sweden. He was born to UIf Christian Kjellberg and Lotta Kristine Johanna. Both of them raised their little with a lot of love and care. He always received complete support from his parents. His older sister named Fanny was the one with whom he spent the entire childhood. His mother is a prominent lady, best known for her CIO services. She was declared the ‘2010 CIO of the Year’ for her remarkable efforts in Sweden. The father of the famous YouTuber is a corporate executive. That’s the reason Pew didn’t have to come across any financial calamities in his childhood.
He was given all the privileges he needed to make the early days of life memorable and productive. The guy with intelligence and attractiveness was keenly interested in art during his childhood. He made up his mind to draw superhero characters of video games. He used to skip his high school classes just to play his favorite video games at different internet cafes. He left his education at University just to pursue a career as an internet personality.
Felix entered the world of internet when he registered an official YouTube account titled ‘Pewdie’ in 2006. Most of his fans were curious to know the meaning of his channel title. He explained that ‘Pew’ refers to the sound of lasers while ‘Die’ represents death. After uploading a few videos to this channel he forgot the password. He wasn’t able to retrieve the password even after several attempts. Eventually, the gamer had to create a new YouTube account under the caption ‘PewDiePie’ on Apr 29, 2010.
After getting fired from Chalmers, parents of the game fanatic refused to provide any further financial support. He had to earn money to survive. Pew worked at the hot dog stand to earn a livelihood. Furthermore, he sold prints of his self-created Photoshop art. He used this money to fund his YouTube videos. He always paid more attention to his videos rather than pursuing a career for financial support. He wasn’t concerned about earning money and building a bank balance. He was just crazy to make videos and present to his audience.
At the beginning of his YouTube career, Kjellberg paid attention to the commentaries of video games. He focused on action and horror video games. The ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Minecraft’ are his early commentaries that he uploaded to his YouTube channel. On Sep 2, 2011, he began uploading weekly vlogs with the caption ‘Fridays with PewDiePie’. He was able to get around 60,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel by the end of December 2011. Just after five months on May 5, 2012, the total number of YouTube subscribers reached a whopping 500,000. It was a big achievement for the struggling internet star. His confidence level was boosted after seeing this sudden upsurge to his subscribers.
According to the latest figures, he has 102 million YouTube subscribers. The total number of views is 24,523,135,613. Most of his videos garner thousands of views just within 24 hours after uploading. The guy has become a pioneer when it comes to talking about video games commentary.
Public image and Influence
Felix is also known as Pewdie and Pewds. He has 102 million subscribers to his YouTube channel. The total number of video views have crossed 24.3 billion mark. The number of subscribers shows that he is pretty famous among the public. He had to face negative reaction from certain people due to bad language that he used in his video commentary. He apologized for his careless attitude quite a few times. Generally speaking, he has a good image among people. The guy has influenced thousands of gamers from all over the world.
Who is PewDiePie Dating?
Pew is an intelligent and handsome guy with a massive female fan following from all around the world. He tied the wedding knot with his long-time sweetheart named Marzia Bisognin. The couple celebrated their wedding on Aug 19, 2019. Pew especially took a flight to Italy just to meet her. The couple has lived together in Sweden and Italy before finally settling in England.
How much is PewDiePie's Net Worth?
Pew is one of those lucky internet celebrities who earned a lot of prestige and money through their online presence. The guy has collected a hefty amount of money through his videos. He also makes money by sponsoring different products. According to recent information, he owns a net worth totaled $30 Million. Most of his income comes from his YouTube channel.