PewDiePie Net Worth: Swedish producer and famous YouTube personality, Felix Arvid Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie has a net worth of $12 million.
Born Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg in Gothenburg, Sweden, PewDiePie has become a YouTube sensation best known for his ‘Let’s Play videos’. He dropped out of Chalmers University of Technology to pursue his career as a producer and YouTuber in 2011. He plays several games and posts his commentary and reaction to those games.
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His ‘Let’s Play’ video series started in April 29, 2010 and the goofy, and profanity filled character that he displays is what made him famous. Unfiltered and genuine, his videos are said to be ‘charismatic’ by Time and can lead anyone to outburst.
PewDiePie had around 700,000 subscribers in the first year of his launch while it grew to be the #1 channel on YouTube in terms of ‘SlateScore Ranking’ with over 30 million subscribers today. He even surpassed the likes of Jenna Marbles and Smosh in the game of vlogging. He has his own app for iPhone and runs broarmy.net where he interacts with his fans.
PewDiePie is said to be influential even more than the mainstream celebrities in the entertainment industry among teenagers. His ‘insane popularity’ as described by Rob Walker of Yahoo! is because of gloriously growing fan-base and fortunes. He is also one among the ’30 most influential people on Internet’ as ranked by Time. He currently works under Polaris, a gaming network and makes his fortunes through the commentary about several games, horrors to be more specific.
This YouTube personality is said to make over $50,000 for a single advertisement video after it was found that his reviews did much positive marketing for gaming companies. He is also in the process of launching his own name ‘PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist’ which is set to release in 2015. He has also written a book entitled ‘This Book Loves You’ and was released in 2015.
He currently lives with his girlfriend Marzia Bisognin (CutiePieMarzia) who is also a YouTube personality. Amassing a net worth of $12 million, PewDiePie is also ranked as one of the highest earning YouTubers in the world today.
Quick Facts about PewDiePie
Full Name: Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg
Profession: YouTube personality, producer, Commentator
Date of Birth: 24 October, 1989
Place of Birth: Gothenberg, Sweden
Marital status: Dating
Astrological sign: Scorpio