Popular social media personality SmallAnt is best known for his content on Twitch and YouTube. His biography facts explored below.
As we live in the twenty-first century, where the internet is still an important part of our lives, many people have emerged with large followings on various online platforms. The rise of social media has enabled people to reach a global audience. These people are termed social media celebrities, social media influencers, social media personalities, internet personalities, or simply influencers.
Wikipedia defines the term Internet celebrity as “a celebrity who has acquired or developed their fame and notability on the Internet”.
One individual who qualifies for the popular term is SmallAnt.
Although he’s only been in the spotlight for a few years, SmallAnt has quickly become a popular figure in the world of streaming. The creator has accumulated more than two million subscribers on YouTube, more than one million on Twitch, and he’s only grown more popular over the years. In fact, SmallAnt is nominated for an award at The Streamer Awards 2023 – which takes place on March 11.
There is more about SmallAnt that his followers and admirers must know of him, including but not limited to his social media presence, how he became famous, his personal and family life, and his finances. TheVibely has gathered 10 interesting facts to know about SmallAnt. Let’s dive into his life.
|Net Worth:||$1 million to $5 million|
|Profession:||YouTuber and Twitch streamer|
|Full Real Name:||Tanner Ant Charles|
|Birthday:||May 3, 1996|
|Age:||26 years old|
|Birthplace:||Prince George, British Columbia, Canada|
1. Who is SmallAnt?
SmallAnt (formerly Smallant1), is a Canadian speedrunning Twitch streamer from British Columbia. He streams regularly on every weekday starting at 1pm MST.
He is known for having 10 billion inches and completing modded Super Mario Odyssey and Pokémon challenges. In addition, he is also a well known Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Super Mario 64 and Minecraft speedrunner. SmallAnt also plays other games and challenges after achieving Twitch sub goals. The challenges SmallAnt does are out of the ordinary and have a crazy difficulty to them. A few examples of this include: “Mario Odyssey but the Floor is Lava” and “Pokémon Platinum Without Damage”.
In his earlier YouTube days, he was known to make speedrunning tutorials for Super Mario Odyssey and how-to videos for the speedrunning time tracking software, LiveSplit.
He is also part of a Twitch team called “Ant Colony”, with other streamers such as Linkus7 and Cjya.
2. How did SmallAnt get famous?
He joined YouTube on December 19, 2012 however, he didn’t become everyone’s favorite at that time. It took years for him to gain the attention he has right now.
In February 2018, he uploaded his premiere YouTube video titled Super Mario Odyssey Speedrunning Movement Guide.
His first clip to exceed 1 million total views was 2019’s THE FIRST TIME THIS SPEEDRUN HAS EVER BEEN COMPLETED (10 Captures).
SmallAnt is banned in fellow Canadian streamer xQc’s Twitch chat because he beat him at in Ludwig and MoistCrit1kal‘s “Hivemind” gameshow.
SmallAnt’s mods, chat and collaborators often refer to him as “Smant” for short.
His favourite Pokémon are Wooper and Aron.
His go to tactic when hitting hard sections in Pokémon challenges is to item spam dozens of items.
He can play Super Mario Odyssey with his hands and feet simultaneously.
3. What is SmallAnt’s real name?
SmallAnt’s real name is Tanner Ant Charles, hence the SmallAnt moniker. He’s a Canadian streamer that posts to both YouTube and Twitch, with a heavy focus on games such as Pokémon, Minecraft, and Super Mario 64. Beyond simple commentary videos, he also posts speedrunning videos and quirky content about sharpening pencils.
4. How old is SmallAnt?
Tanner aka SmallAnt is currently 26 years old as of 2022 May 3, he will be 27. What is SmallAnt’s brithday? The YouTuber was born on May 3, 1996. He was born and raised in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.
5. Who are SmallAnt’s parents?
His mother is also a Twitch streamer under the name “SmallAntMom”. There are no information concerning his father and whether he has a sibling or not. He is an only child. He can sing very well, despite his failed attempts to deny it.
6. How tall is SmallAnt?
SmallAnt’s height data is not available right now. SmallAnt weight and body measurements are not accurately known. Back in 2020, he spoke about his height on Twitter saying “I wish I was 1 inch shorter so when people ask why I’m named SmallAnt I can just say it’s because I got 6 feet”.
About his birth or zodiac sign, he is Taurus.
7. SmallAnt is nominated for Best ‘Minecraft’ Streamer.
SmallAnt’s success over the years has led him to be nominated for the Best Minecraft Streamer at The Streamer Awards. Back in 2022, SmallAnt was also nominated for and won the Best Speedrunner category. The creator has continued to churn out impressive content, and most fans aren’t surprised to see SmallAnt back in the running for another award.
One of SmallAnt’s most popular Minecraft videos is him reacting to a Minecraft speedrun, which pulled in nearly seven million views. He also regularly streams Minecraft on Twitch, although recent broadcasts have been dominated by Mario speedruns.
8. Who is SmallAnt’s girlfriend?
There are no tangible information regarding his dating life, so, for now, we cannot tell if he is married, dating or has a girlfriend. Per Fandom, he is a father of one. Nevertheless, he has been calling a fellow streamer Marissa Emma celebrity crush although there seems to be nothing romantic going on between them. His son’s name is Chunky Runky.
9. What is SmallAnt’s net worth?
SmallAnt is one of the succesful content creators best-known for his Twitch and YouTube channel. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million to $5 million. He makes most of his money from live streaming, YouTube ads, sponsorships and partnerships with brands, the selling of merchandise, and other endeavors.
How much does SmallAnt make on YouTube? The famous content creator makes estimated earnings of $54 to $857 in a day, a revenue of $375 to $6K in a week, an income of $1.6K to $25.7K in a month and a salary of $19.3K to $308.4K in a year from YouTube ads, per Social Blade.
10. What are SmallAnt’s social media accounts?
At the time of writing, SmallAnt’s YouTube channel has over 2.6 million subscribers and has amassed over 600 million views, making him one of the most successful creators on the platform. The same goes for Twitch, with thousands of viewers tuning in for each stream and more than 1.2 million followers.
He is also active on TikTok where he has over 300K followers with over 9 million likes. He shares short videos with his fans on the platform. His handle on TikTok is @smallant.
He has a verified account on Twitter account where he gets most interactive with his over 200K followers.
He is also an entrepreneur who sells merchandise on his website. Some of his clothing lines include hoodies, t-shirts, hats, just to mention a few.