Untold truth and biography facts about The Ace Family, one of the popular YouTube families, that every fan should know.
The ACE Family is an American YouTube family from Los Angeles, California. The Ace Family consists of social media influencer Catherine Paiz, former basketball star Austin McBroom, their daughters, Elle and Alaïa, and son Steel Boy McBroom.
Austin (real named Austin McKinley McBroom) was born on May 20, 1992 [age 29]), Catherine (real name Dolores Catherine Johnston McBroom)was born on August 24, 1990 [age 31]), Elle Lively McBroom was born on May 28, 2016 [age 5]), Alaia Marie McBroom was born on October 17, 2018 [age 3]) & Steel McBroom born June 20, 2020 [age 1]).
The Ace Family has attracted more than 19 million subscribers since their YouTube channel was created on January 10, 2016. Austin was a former NCAA basketball guard who committed to the St. Louis University men’s basketball group in Missouri. He has also participated in other sports such as baseball and soccer.
In 2015, Austin began dating his spouse, Catherine, who gave birth to their first child, Elle, on May 28, 2016. They were engaged in August 2017 and were married off-camera in 2019. They later announced they would be having a second daughter in a vlog of a party held by Kylie Jenner.
Catherine believes in God, past lives, and the power of crystals. She is an avid believer in psychics and claims when she was young one told her she would marry a sports star and have three children, the youngest of which would be a boy when she was just 10 years.
The Ace family has a net worth of $18 million in 2021 – 2022 and earns $85 – $1.4K in a day from YouTube, according to Social Blade. The Ace Family makes a revenue of $596 – $9.5K in a week, an income of $2.6K – $40.9K in a month, and a salary of $30.6K – $490.3K in a year on YouTube.
Where do Austin and Catherine live? How is the ACE family rich? Are Austin and Catherine legally married? How much is Catherine McBroom worth? When did Catherine date Michael? Who cheated with Austin? How does the ACE family know Kylie Jenner? What is the net worth of the Ace Family?
If you can’t get enough of The Ace Family, keep reading to learn the untold truth about this amazing couple and their kids.
The Ace Family Profile Summary
|Celebrated Name:||The Ace Family|
|Net Worth:||$18 million|
|Full Names:||Austin McKinley McBroom|
Dolores Catherine Johnston McBroom
|Birthdays:||Austin McBroom (born: May 20, 1992 [age 29]), Dolores Catherine Johnston McBroom (née Paiz; born: August 24, 1990 [age 31]),|
|Children:||Elle Lively McBroom|
Alaia Marie McBroom
Steel Boy McBroom
|Residence:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Instagram:||@theacefamily with over 1 million followers|
|YouTube Channel:||The Ace Family with 19 Million Subscribers|
|Annual Income:||$30.6K – $490.3K from YouTube ads|
Who are The Ace Family? (Biography, Wikipedia, Real Full Names, Ages, Birthdays, etc…)
#1. The ACE Family is an American YouTube family from Los Angeles, California. The Ace Family consists of social media influencer Catherine Paiz, former basketball star Austin McBroom, their daughters, Elle and Alaïa, and son Steel Boy McBroom.
#2. Austin (real named Austin McKinley McBroom) was born on May 20, 1992 [age 29]), Catherine (real name Dolores Catherine Johnston McBroom)was born on August 24, 1990 [age 31]), Elle Lively McBroom was born on May 28, 2016 [age 5]), Alaia Marie McBroom was born on October 17, 2018 [age 3]) & Steel McBroom born June 20, 2020 [age 1]).
#3. Taking their name from the first letters of the original three members of the family, Austin, Catherine, Elle, Alaia, and Steel, The Ace Family has attracted more than 19 million subscribers since launching their YouTube channel in 2016.
#4. Now, their once-humble vlog is a full-time enterprise and is growing bigger every day. They upload videos of challenges, family life, pranks, and vlogs.
#5. In the early years of their success, they were one of the most financially successful YouTubers of that time. Catherine revealed in 2020 that they had married privately.
#6. Austin was a former NCAA basketball guard who committed to the St. Louis University men’s basketball group in Missouri.
#7. He has also participated in other sports such as baseball and soccer.
#8. In 2015, Austin began dating his spouse, Catherine, who gave birth to their first child, Elle, on May 28, 2016.
#9. They were engaged in August 2017 and were married off-camera in 2019.
#10. In October 2019, it was announced that Catherine was expecting a third child. A video titled “MOTHER AND DAUGHTER SURPRISE DADDY WITH PREGNANCY ANNOUNCEMENT!!! (SPEECHLESS)” was uploaded on February 6 and was trending on YouTube.
#11. They later announced they would be having a second daughter in a vlog of a party held by Kylie Jenner.
#12. In August 2018, fans wrongly deduced the second baby’s name would be Esmeralda when it was spelled out on Elle’s board.
#13. Austin and Catherine later clarified it was actually the name of their cleaner. On October 17, 2018, Catherine and Austin welcomed their second daughter, Alaia Marie McBroom.
#14. Catherine revealed in January 2020 via Instagram that she was several months pregnant with a son but had chosen to keep the pregnancy private this time.
#15. She gave birth on June the 20th and named the child Steel Boy.
#16. A week after their son’s birth they revealed a new website called the ACE Club which had exclusive content at the cost of $20 a month, however, it was unpopular for its lack of content and the videos being leaked for free on other social media sites.
#17. Due to lack of subscribers, they later changed the terms of The Ace Club to cost $0.99 for the first-month subscription then $20 a month for additional months.
#18. In late 2020 they stopped updating content on the ACE Club website and shut it down claiming they were scammed.
#19. Catherine believes in God, past lives, and the power of crystals. She is an avid believer in psychics and claims when she was young one told her she would marry a sports star and have three children, the youngest of which would be a boy when she was just 10 years.
#20. She states she has a fear of the ocean stemming from one of her eighty-seven past lives wherein she was a royal mermaid forbidden from going on land.
#21. She suffered an anxiety attack in early 2021 which she claims was the result of experiencing a past-life regression and being temporarily transported to a previous life.
#22. Austin owns the company Social Gloves and hosted the YouTube vs TikTok fight in Maimi. It did not, however, sell nearly as many tickets as Austin expected and lost over $10 million in profit.
#23. Austin was later sued by LivexLive for $100 million for publicly blaming them for the failure of the event.
#24. At the same time, Catherine was sued for $30 million by TBL Cosmetics for attempting a coup on the Gateway1212 skincare
#25. Austin used to date singer Jasmine Villegas and Catherine used to date Michael B. Jordan.
#26. They became vloggers as when they were in college, they lacked funds, so some friends suggested becoming vloggers.
#27. Catherine had abusive parents.
The Austin-Catherine’s relationship was love at first sight for Austin McBroom
#28. The Ace Family’s Austin McBroom said that he knew he had something special with Catherine Paiz right from the very beginning, although he joked that it was Paiz who was immediately smitten. “We met at a little like party dinner thing,” he told Power 106, Los Angeles. “Got there, shook her hand, and she was thinking about me ever since.”
#29. After their first date (dinner at Nobu), things started to get serious for McBroom, although it took Paiz a little bit longer to warm up. After their first date, McBroom didn’t get so much as a goodnight hug, let alone a goodnight kiss. Still, they kept seeing each other and it wasn’t long before McBroom confessed his love. Paiz, who was still getting her bearings in the new relationship, “just kind of ignored” the declaration, according to McBroom. “I wasn’t used to that, to be honest,” said Paiz. “I just wasn’t used to like, things happening so quickly, and things being so real so quick.” McBroom added, “Yo, that s*** was quick.”
Catherine Paiz didn’t think their relationship would last when they first started dating
#30. While Austin McBroom knew that he had deep feelings for Catherine Paiz from day one, Paiz was less optimistic about the future of their relationship. In a YouTube video, Paiz answered questions from fans. One viewer asked how long Paiz thought their relationship was going to last when she and McBroom started dating.
#31. “Not as long as it has,” The Ace Family’s Paiz said, to McBroom’s shock. “Or that it’s going to be. And this is the thing, this is the reason why. It’s because when we met, every single relationship leading to that point has always ended. And so my initial thought was it’s probably not going to last, just because every other time hasn’t. And it was at the point of my life where I was like ‘I think I’m going to be single forever.'”
#32. McBroom said that her negative attitude could have ended up sabotaging their relationship, but Paiz insisted that this was impossible. “I really do think that Austin and I are meant to be in every way possible,” she said. “Literally, to every single extent, we are meant to be.”
The Ace Family’s Catherine Paiz has been working since she was 16
#33. She might live the life of a famous celebrity today, but Catherine Paiz’s life hasn’t always been so glamorous. The YouTube star is no stranger to hard work, and she has been working nonstop at a variety of jobs since she was in her teens.
#34. “I’ve been working my whole life,” she said in The Ace Family’s first YouTube video. “I’ve always had a job since I was like 16. And I didn’t go to college. I moved to China after high school and I was there for quite some time. … I came back and went straight to work. I moved to Miami and I managed a venue, and I worked at a hedge fund, and I’ve done like so many different things.”
#35. She said that her ultimate goal is to have her own gym wear line, something she had started to work on before becoming pregnant with Elle. While she and Austin McBroom teased that such a line might still be in her future, their YouTube career has turned into a full-time business, so it might be a little bit longer before Paiz launches her own line.
Catherine Paiz is trilingual
#36. Austin McBroom might be the one with the degree in communications, but Catherine Paiz is the one who can communicate all over the world. The mom of three doesn’t just speak English but is also fluent in a couple more languages. “I speak three languages,” Paiz said in a YouTube video. “English, French, and Spanish.”
#37. Both of Paiz’s parents were born and raised in Panama, so she grew up speaking both Spanish and English at home.
#38. “And then, as I grew older, I had to go to French school because I’m French Canadian,” she said. “The only schools that were available to me were in French. … So yeah, I had to learn French.” By the time she was in first grade, Paiz was trilingual.
#39. While not fluent, McBroom also studied some French in school and added that he’s trying to learn some Spanish alongside his daughter who is being raised to speak the language by her mom.
#40. In 2017, they released a music video called “You’re My ACE” which has racked up more than 30 million views on their YouTube channel although not being musicians professionally.
#41. The song was co-produced by Glenn Travis, who also performs “Feel My Love,” the song used in the intro to The Ace Family’s videos.
#42. In the comments, The Ace Family stressed that the former video was “all for fun” and said that they don’t consider themselves artists. The song is heavy on the autotune but is surprisingly catchy.
#43. They’ve since released more music together, including the songs “Only One” and “Giddy Up.”
#44. Professional music artists or not, The Ace Family’s McBroom and Paiz might just turn into regular recording artists if their loyal followers have anything to say about it. We wonder what they’ll release next!
This is why The Ace Family’s Austin McBroom and Catherine Paiz kept their marriage a secret
#45. Catherine Paiz broke the news on Twitter that she and McBroom have married after someone commented that it was “no bueno” that they had three kids and still hadn’t tied the knot.
#46. Paiz said that their marriage was one of the things The Ace Family had chosen to keep to themselves, revealing that they had privately married a couple of years earlier in their backyard.
#47. She added that she and Austin McBroom plan to hold a future ceremony where they invite all of their family and friends.
#48. The couple shared more details about their wedding in a YouTube video, in which they revealed that not even their parents had been at the wedding, although McBroom’s grandmother and Paiz’s brother were there as witnesses. The entire event was low-key, with both of them saying they wore flip-flops to the ceremony.
#49. Basketball Charity: In June 2018, they held a charity basketball event and announced they would donate $100,000 towards their charity of choice and any further money the event made.
#50. The event was a sell-out and included a performance from Glenn Travis, When the ACE Family only donated $75,000 and gave no explanation for why, it caused controversy for fans who deduced they made a higher amount than that, but never went through with their promise to donate every piece of money made.
#51. However, other fans have theorized that the other money might have gone towards payment for the event.
#52. Exposed Twitter Tweets: Throughout July and August 2018, many tweets posted by Austin were found, which were considered racist and/or sexist.
#53. Most of these tweets were posted between 2011 and 2013 and were called out for being offensive particularly to black people, Asian people, and women in general.
#54. Many of the tweets had not been taken down until discovery and the ACE Family has since deleted the thread.
#55. House Robbed: In August 2018, the ACE Family announced both on social media and in a vlog that their house was robbed when they spent the day at Disneyland.
#56. However, people thought that the behavior of the police was wrong (e.g. fooling around on camera), and the way they let Austin behave, among other things, contributed to a second controversy that they had faked the robbery.
#57. Another video from Austin on Instagram upset people further, and the ACE Family denied they faked anything, and a document filed by the police was found and the burglary was proved to have happened.
#58. App Scam Accusations: In mid-2018, the ACE Family App was released and hype was built upon their main YouTube regarding the exclusive videos available to what Austin described as “real ACE family members”.
#59. In October, however, it was revealed via Twitter that only those who paid a monthly subscription fee would get to view those videos.
#60. It was also pointed out about this time that many who had ordered items from the app had been charged, but had to wait months for their arrival or had not received them at all.
#61. When merchandise ran out on the channel, it was not replenished and subscribers continued to be charged resulting in many calling the app a scam.
#62. In 2019, they announced they were taking a break from YouTube to focus on their app. The App was eventually removed and members refunded, the ACE family claimed they themselves had been scammed.
#63. Pedophilia Accusations: In January 2019, Austin was accused of inappropriate behavior when he posted a video on Instagram of himself taking a young girl (who is not one of his children) into an alleged adult shop and buying her a phallic (the third leg) shaped lollipop.
#64. Shortly after, he deactivated his Instagram account before reactivating it a few days later with the video removed. “Guys, I’m in so much trouble,” says Austin McBroom in the video. “But she said she was gonna steal it if I didn’t buy it, so…”
#65. The child with him is not his own toddler Elle but appears to be related to his partner, Catherine Paiz, as per BuzzFeed News.
#66. The Twitter user who found the footage, @bangtansdurag, alleges Paiz was at the store as well, though she’s not seen in the portion of the video that was uploaded to Twitter.
#67. A number of users have responded with concern for the toddler, saying what Austin did constitutes sexualizing a child.
#68. Some Twitter users who responded to the video have noted that the shop Austin took the child into looks to be Spencer’s — a chain novelty store that, unlike many outright adult shops, does not have an age requirement for entry, but nonetheless is known for selling adult-themed products.
#69. Scamming Audiences Accusations: Another controversy arose in the same month when Catherine and Austin were accused of scamming audiences to increase subscriber numbers.
#70. They posted in a video they would give $100,000 to a member of the ACE family (typically a term used to describe subscribers to their channel) who could complete a basketball challenge and asked fans to respond if they wanted to be part of the challenge.
#71. Later that same month, however, they sent out a post saying they said selected 20 basketball players and YouTubers to compete.
#72. Ultimately, they gave the money to a wealthy basketball player, who they were friends with, but was not an official competitor or known to be a subscriber.
The Ace Family lives in a pretty lavish home
#73. In 2019, The Ace Family moved into a swanky new pad. The Ace Family gave fans a tour of their home on YouTube, and it’s jaw-dropping. Catherine Paiz shared that the house is not actually one mansion but two mansions that they had remodeled to turn it into one massive mega-mansion.
#74. The home features an impressive kitchen — though The Ace Family may not use it much themselves, as Austin McBroom revealed that they have a chef prepare them meals in it. Massive windows in the home provide stunning views of Los Angeles, and the property also boasts a home gym, a man cave complete with arcade games, a home theater, and a swimming pool.
#75. In another YouTube video, Paiz said that The Ace Family needs a large home for their careers and also because they’re constantly having family and friends staying with them. “This is our sanctuary, this is our empire,” she said, adding, “This is where we are going to be for 15, 20 years.”
The Ace Family YouTube Channel
#76. The channel was created on January 10, 2016, and it has 19 million subscribers in 2021.
#77. With just 625 uploaded videos on YouTube, The Ace Family channel has accumulated 4,383,217,975 views and it’s the 291st most subscribed channel on YouTube.
#78. Having set up their YouTube channel in 2016, Austin McBroom and Catherine Paiz became very well-known for the pranks that they would play on each other.
#79. They took part in challenges and began blogging day to day life. Later they stopped updating daily and began posting weekly.
#80. The family mainly use humor to entertain their viewers and over time, they became very successful, earning more than 5 million dollars per year during the peak of their career.
#81. The first-ever uploaded video on the channel was titled “The Ace Family O&A (Our First YouTube Video)” with 12 million views in 2021.
#82. The top three most popular videos on their YouTube are “The Best Proposal Of All Time (Jumping Out Of A Plane)“, “The Official Ace Family Labor And Delivery“, and “The Ace Family – You’re My Ace” (Offical Music Video)” with 39 million, 32 million and 30 million views.
The Ace Family Earnings And Net Worth
#83. The ACE Family — former NCAA basketball guard Austin McBroom, his fiancé/Instagram model Catherine Paiz, their two daughters, Elle and Alaïa, and a son Steel have a net worth of $18 million, according to Naibuzz.
#84. Closing in on almost 20 million subscribers, Ace Family’s channel has accumulated about 3 billion views since its inception. According to Nailbuzz, new subs increase by 15,000 per day bringing the channel’s average daily views to 5 million. This generates a not unreasonable $17,500 in daily revenue for the social media stars and equates to a whopping $6.4 million annually.
#85. This is mostly thanks to the ads that run on their videos. After YouTube takes what it’s owed, their stars get paid around $2 to $7 per 1,000 monetized views, which account for about 40 to 80 percent of their views overall.
#86. Outside of YouTube, the Ace Family earns extra money via various sponsorship deals, as well as from their own line of merchandise.
#87. They also joined the Univision network in early 2019, as reported by Variety, which should expand their income considerably.
#88. In June 2019, the Ace Family took to YouTube to show off their new mansion, which they’d been working on in secret for months. Featuring jaw-dropping features including floor to ceiling showers and huge walk-in closets, Paiz described it as a “sanctuary.”
#89. The Ace Family is certainly well compensated for all their hard work and has turned their social media fame into a not-so-small fortune. Some sites estimate McBroom’s net worth to be around $5 million, with Paiz’s being around $750,000, though their worth could be much higher (via Distractify). Notably, Celebrity Net Worth estimates Paiz’s net worth to be a lot higher, claiming that it may be around $2 million.
The Ace Family’s YouTube Earnings (Social Blade)
#90. In a day, The Ace Family earns $85 – $1.4K from YouTube, according to Social Blade.
#91. In a week, The Ace Family makes a revenue of $596 – $9.5K on YouTube.
#92. In a month, The Ace Family earns an income of $2.6K – $40.9K on YouTube.
#93. In a year, The Ace Family makes a salary of $30.6K – $490.3K on YouTube.
The ACE Family Social Media Accounts
#94. Facebook: The.ACE.Family
#98. Catherine’s SnapChat: Catherinepaiz
#99. Austin’s SnapChat: TheRealMcBroom
#100. Business inquires: firstname.lastname@example.org
Channel Subscriber milestones
Note: The following dates are according to Social Blade. Dates may vary by one or two days due to differences in time zones.
- 1 million subscribers: April 5, 2017
- 2 million subscribers: August 2, 2017
- 3 million subscribers: October 19, 2017
- 4 million subscribers: January 1, 2018
- 5 million subscribers: February 9, 2018
- 6 million subscribers: March 14, 2018
- 7 million subscribers: April 16, 2018
- 8 million subscribers: May 31, 2018
- 9 million subscribers: June 30, 2018
- 10 million subscribers: July 22, 2018
- 11 million subscribers: August 25, 2018
- 12 million subscribers: October 10, 2018
- 13 million subscribers: November 1, 2018
- 14 million subscribers: December 4, 2018
- 15 million subscribers: January 7, 2019
- 16 million subscribers: April 18, 2019
- 17 million subscribers: July 14, 2019
- 18 million subscribers: January 23, 2020
- 19 million subscribers: July 11, 2020
Video view milestones
- 1 billion views: April 16, 2018
- 2 billion views: November 3, 2018
- 3 billion views: September 3, 2019
- 4 billion views: September 7, 2020
- 4.3 bullion views: November 29, 2021