Is PewDiePie a billionaire? How much does PewDiePie earn a day? Why PewDiePie is so popular? All about the Swedish YouTuber that every fan should know.
PewDiePie, real name Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg is a 31-year-old Swedish web-based comedian and video producer, best known for his Let’s Play commentaries and vlogs on YouTube.
Record-breaking, award-winning YouTube celebrity PewDiePie has caught the world by the short-hairs with the success of his YouTube channel and network of fellow video content producers.
He is world-famous, beloved by millions, and is one of the most influential people in the video gaming world.
Pewdiepie is married to his longtime girlfriend called Marzia Bisognin, they have been together since 2011.
He is 6 feet, 180cm tall in height. He now lives and works in Brighton, England, United Kingdom.
Pewdiepie is one of the most subscribed YouTube channels in the world with 110 million subscribers as of September 2021. He is among the highest-paid YouTubers.
Pewdiepie has a net worth of $40 million to $100 million in 2021 and makes an estimated daily revenue of $766 – $12.3K from YouTube ads according to Social Blade. Pewdiepie earns $275.6K – $4.4M in a year.
How did Pewdiepie meet his wife? How does Pewdiepie make his money? Does Pewdiepie have children? Well, read till the end for the surprise on how the famous YouTuber began his YouTube journey, early life, educational background, the challenges, controversies, awards, and many more.
PewDiePiew’s profile summary
|Full Name||Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg.|
|Date of Birth (Birthday)||24 October 1989.|
|Age||31 years old.|
|Place of birth||Gothenburg, Sweden.|
|Height||6 feet, 180 cm.|
|Residence||Brighton, England, United Kingdom.|
|Parents||Mother, Lotta Kristine Johanna father, Ulf Christian Kjellberg|
|Siblings||Sister by name Fanny|
|Marital status||In a relationship – Married|
|Wife’s name||Marzia Bisognin|
|Profession||YouTuber, Streamer, video gamer, influencer|
|Subscriber count||110 million subscribers as of September 2021.|
|Annual Income||$275.6K – $4.4M from YouTube ads.|
|Net Worth||$40 million – $100 million.|
If you’re a fan of PewDiePie, here are 80 interesting facts and trivia about him you should know!
PewDiePie’s biography, educational background, origin, family, early life, age, height,
#1. PewDiePie’s full real name is Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg.
#2. His birthday: PewDiePie was born on 24 October 1989.
#3. His age: PewDiePie is 31 years old.
#4. He was born in Gothenburg, Sweden.
#5. His nationality is Swedish.
#6. Residence: He lives and works in Brighton, England, United Kingdom.
#7. He was born to his mother, Lotta Kristine Johanna (born 7 May 1958), and father, Ulf Christian Kjellberg (born 8 January 1957), and grew up with his sister, Fanny, as well.
#8. His mother, a former KappAhl CIO, was named the 2010 CIO of the Year in Sweden. His father is also a Chief Executive of a company.
#9. During his early schooling life, he was interested in art and has noted that he would draw popular video game characters such as Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog.
#10. During high school, he would skip classes to play video games at an Internet cafe with friends; on this topic, PewDiePie has commented, “Sweden has a great culture around gaming.” In 2008, he graduated from Göteborgs Högre Samskola.
#11. He then went on to pursue a degree in industrial economics and technology management at Chalmers University of Technology but left the university in 2011 to focus on his YouTube career.
PewDiePie’s YouTube Journey
#12. He joined YouTube on 29th April 2010.
#13. His persistence paid off when in 2012 his YouTube channel garnered over one million subscribers.
#14. His YouTube channel is the most subscribed out of anyone on YouTube with over 110 million subscribers as of September 2021.
#15. As of September 2021, he has uploaded 4.4K videos, and as a total of over 27 billion views.
#16. On average, PewDiePie receives around 2 million views on each video after only 24 hours of uploading them.
#17. The main focus of PewDiePie’s videos is his commentary and reactions to various games as he plays through them.
#18. Due to this, his videos fall under the Let’s Play umbrella.
#19. Unlike conventional walkthroughs, his Let’s Play videos are devoted to “sharing gaming moments on YouTube with my bros”.
#20. Variety details that “PewDiePie acts like he’s spending time with a friend. He begins each video introducing himself in a high-pitched, goofy voice, drawing out the vowels of his YouTube moniker, then delves into the videos.”
#21. In his early years as a YouTube personality, PewDiePie was known for playing horror and action video games, most notably Amnesia: The Dark Descent and its related mods.
#22. PewDiePie also began posting weekly vlogs starting from 2 September 2011.
#23. These vlogs are uploaded under the title of Fridays with PewDiePie.
#24. He typically performs a “Brofist” at the end of each of his videos.
#25. As his channel grew, he began to branch out in terms of his video content, uploading live-action and animated comedy shorts.
#26. In 2014, he began to more actively play games that interested him, regardless if they were of the horror genre or not.
#27. In addition, he is also known to support video games from indie developers.
#28. PewDiePie has also been noted for his frequent upload output, something he scaled down in 2014. By early 2017, he had uploaded almost 3,500 videos to his channel, around 400 of which have been made private.
#29. The nature of PewDiePie’s video content has been described by various outlets as goofy, energetic, obnoxious, and filled with profanity. However, many of the same outlets concede that PewDiePie’s content is genuine and unfiltered.
#30. Sarah Begley of Time said his clips contained “charismatic narration”.
#31. Chris Reed of The Wall St. Cheat Sheet said it contained “off-the-cuff running commentary that’s characterized by goofy jokes, profanity, and loud outbursts.”
#32. Another reporter noted PewDiePie’s “chosen mode of sharing his critique happens to be ribald entertainment, an unmediated stream of blurted jokes, startled yelps, goofy voices, politically incorrect comments, and pretty much nonstop profanity.”
#33. Reed adds that these aspects of PewDiePie’s videos are what critics find most abrasive, but what fans love the most.PewDiePie resorts occasionally to gameplay, resulting in silent or emotional commentary; his playthrough of The Last of Us, it was noted, left the usually vocal gamer speechless at the ending.
#34. In 2016, he examined his older videos, and while noting the stylistic changes he had undergone, he expressed specific regret for his casual use of words like gay or retarded in a derogatory sense.
#35. PewDiePie is a big supporter of independent video game producers.
#36. PewDiePie originally registered a YouTube account under the name “Pewdie”; he explains that “pew” represents the sound of lasers and “die” means death.
#37. After forgetting the password to this account, he then registered the “PewDiePie” YouTube channel on 29 April 2010.
#38. After dropping out of Chalmers, his parents refused to support him, and as a result, PewDiePie funded his early videos by working at a hot dog stand.
#39. Early in his YouTube career, PewDiePie used rape jokes in his videos.
#40. On 18 February 2013, the PewDiePie channel reached 5 million subscribers, and in April, PewDiePie earned coverage on The New York Times after surpassing 6 million subscribers.
#41. In July 2013, he overtook Jenna Marbles to become the second most subscribed YouTube user and reached 10 million subscribers.
#42. On 20 October (somewhere in 2013), PewDiePie jokingly launched a second channel, under the name Jack septiceye2.
$43. He launched this channel as a way of getting a new Golden Play Button after his PewDiePie one was sent broken. The name is derived from his friend and fellow YouTube video game commentator, Jacksepticeye.
#44. A few days later, he announced on YouTube that he would be going back to Los Angeles to record another season of the show and that he would be daily vlogging while he was away.
#45. By December, Kotaku reported the Jack septiceye2 channel had garnered 1.4 million subscribers, despite having only one upload available to watch.
#46. Responses to PewDiePie’s content are mixed; Anthony Taormina of Game Rant writes “It’s no secret that as his popularity continues to grow, PewDiePie has become an increasingly divisive figure. While some love the YouTuber for the entertainment he provides, others see PewDiePie as the singular representation of our gameplay commentary obsessed culture.”
#47. Had his first app been developed by Maker Studios in August of 2014, which allowed users to use their iPhone to watch his video feeds?
#48. PewDiePie has another video show called BroKen on MLG.tv that he started in September 2014 with co-host Kenneth Morrison (CinnamonToastKen).
#49. In December 2014, PewDiePie appeared in two episodes of his favorite TV series, South Park. It was a two-part season finale and the episodes were called #REHASH & #HappyHolograms.
#50. PewDie Productions AB, his production company reportedly earned $7.5 million in 2014 according to the Swedish newspaper, Expressen.
#51. PewDiePie was once a member of the Machinima YouTube network, but felt neglected and had a lawyer free him from the contract holding him to them.
#52. PewDiePie is in a partnership with Maker Studios, producing Revelmode which is a sub-network of Maker Studios. It features PewDiePie and a number of his video-making friends on their own YouTube original series. His popularity allowed him to sign up with Maker Studios in December 2012.
#53. He’s a charitable guy and donates to charities such as St. Jude Children’s Hospital and the World Wildlife Fund.
#54. He has his own video game called PewDiePie: Legend of the BroFist, which was released on September 24, 2015, for iOS & Android.
#55. In June 2016, Kjellberg announced he had been evicted from his recording studio after his landlord confronted him for being too loud. On 30 December 2016, he announced that he had been evicted once again and that he had moved into Club Penguin’s old UK office.
#56. PewDiePie states that his religious beliefs fall under the ‘agnostic atheist’ ideology.
#57. His fans are known as ‘Bros’, although they’re also referred to as the Bro Army.
Pewdiepie’s Awards, recognitions, and features
#58. In May, at the inaugural Starcount Social Stars Awards in Singapore PewDiePie won the award for Swedish Social Star.
#59. Competing against Jenna Marbles, Smosh, and Toby Turner, PewDiePie also won the award for Most Popular Social Show.
#60. He was listed in Time Magazine’s list of the 30 most influential people on the internet in 2015.
#61. He won the 4th Streamy Awards in 2015 in the Best Gaming Channel, Show, or Series.
#62. In October 2015 he made the list of the richest YouTube stars hauling in a reported $12 million.
#63. In 2015 he voiced his disapproval of Nintendo’s Creator Program that shared revenue with any YouTube creators that featured their games in their video content.
#64. He got his first television series, Scare PewDiePie, which was released in 2016 via YouTube’s ‘YouTube Red’ subscription service.
#65. He won’t hire an editor to edit his videos. He wants to do it to keep the integrity of how a real YouTube video should be.
Who is PewDiePie dating? Is PewDiePew married? (About PewDiePie’s relationship life)
#66. He is married to his longtime girlfriend who also happens to be his business partner and she is called Marzia Bisognin, they have been together since 2011.
#67. She is also a YouTube personality, formerly known on the website as CutiePieMarzia, but now known as simply Marzia. She is a vlogger & vlogs about beauty, fashion, food, and travel.
#68. They have two pugs called Edgar & Maya.
#69. Kjellberg is originally from Sweden but moved to Italy to live with his girlfriend, Marzia Bisognin.
#70. The two were introduced to each other through a friend of Bisognin’s in 2011, and after establishing an online friendship, Kjellberg flew to Italy to meet her.
#71. The two shuffled between Sweden and Italy, before settling in Brighton, Sussex, England. Kjellberg moved to the UK in July 2013 for better Internet connectivity.
How much money does PewDiePie make in a day, a week, a month, a year? (YouTube Earnings)
#72. Pewdiepie makes an estimated daily revenue of $766 – $12.3K from YouTube ads according to Social Blade.
#73. Pewdiepie makes weekly estimated earnings of $5.4K – $85.8K from YouTube.
#74. Pewdiepie earns a monthly estimated salary of $23K – $367.5K from YouTube.
#75. Pewdiepie makes a yearly estimated income of $275.6K – $4.4M from YouTube.
What Is PewDiePie’s Net Worth?
#76. PewDiePie has a net worth of $40 million – $100 million.
#77. Pewdiepie is one of the highest-paid YouTubers in the world and falls among the most subscribed channels in 2021.
#78. His main sources of income are from YouTube ads, partnerships, sponsorships, and merchandise.