Famous American YouTubers

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Mr Beast
(Pioneer of YouTube Videos That Center on Expensive Stunts)
Mr Beast
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Birthdate: May 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenville, North Carolina

Mr Beast is a YouTuber and entrepreneur who began posting videos to YouTube in 2011 but didn’t gain popularity until after a few years. He posts videos on a wide range of topics and is best known for sharing expensive challenge videos. He is also a philanthropist.

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Markiplier
(American YouTube Personality and Podcaster)
Markiplier
307
Birthdate: June 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Markiplier is a gamer-commentator, comedian, YouTuber, and actor. One of the most popular American YouTubers, Markiplier is also an entrepreneur; he is credited with co-founding Cloak, a clothing company. He also participates in fundraisers and charity live streams, often raising thousands of dollars for charity.

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Mark Rober
(Educator, Inventor, Engineer, and YouTuber)
Mark Rober
66
Birthdate: March 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States

Mark Rober is an American educator, inventor, engineer, and YouTuber. He is best known for posting videos on do-it-yourself gadgets and popular science on his YouTube channel. Prior to establishing himself as a YouTuber, Rober worked with NASA for nine years. In 2022, Mark Rober guest hosted the popular TV talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

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Valkyrae
(American Internet Personality YouTube Star)
Valkyrae
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Birthdate: January 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, United States
Rachell Hofstetter, better known as Valkyrae, shot to fame with her YouTube gaming channel. She is equally popular on Instagram. She previously worked at GameStop and was a Twitch streamer. The first female 100 Thieves content creator, she supports female gamers and signed an exclusive contract with YouTube in 2020.
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Zach King
(American Actor, Artist, and Social Media Celebrity)
Zach King
162
Birthdate: February 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

Zach King is an American actor, artist, and social media celebrity. He achieved international fame when he started posting videos on platforms like YouTube and Vine. Over the course of his career, Zach King has won several awards, including a Critics' Choice Award and Vidcon Golden Poop Award.

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Brent Rivera
(American Actor and YouTuber)
Brent Rivera
255
Birthdate: January 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California, United States

Brent Rivera is an American actor and YouTuber. He achieved popularity when he played Issac Salcedo in Hulu's Light as a Feather. Rivera also has millions of followers on YouTube and other social media platforms. In 2019, he received a Teen Choice Award nomination for Male Internet Star. In 2020, Brent Rivera won the Streamy Award for Most Influencing Creator.

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Thomas Sanders
(American Actor, Scriptwriter, Singer, and Internet Personality)
Thomas Sanders
114
Birthdate: April 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida

Thomas Sanders is an American actor, scriptwriter, singer, and internet personality. He came into prominence after posting videos on social media platforms like YouTube and Vine. He is best known for creating comedy sketches, prank videos, and videos on civil rights activism. Thomas Sanders has won a couple of Shorty Awards and a Streamy Award so far in his career.

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Tyler Blevins
(American YouTuber, Twitch Streamer, and Professional Gamer)
Tyler Blevins
196
Birthdate: June 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Greyscale, Illinois

Tyler Blevins is an American YouTuber, Twitch streamer, and professional gamer. He came into prominence in 2017, when he began playing Fortnite Battle Royale. Blevins' Twitch channel went on to gather millions of followers, making it one of the most-followed Twitch channels in the world. Tyler Blevins has won several awards, including a Streamy Award and Shorty Award.

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MatPat
(US YouTube Star and Creator of the Webseries 'Game Theory')
MatPat
187
Birthdate: November 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ohio, USA

American internet celebrity Matthew Robert Patrick, better known as MatPat, shot to fame with his YouTube channel The Game Theorists. He also owns the channels The Food Theorists, The Film Theorists, and GTLive.  He later co-founded Theorist Media. He is married to co-creator Stephanie, whom he met in university.

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Angry Grandpa
(American YouTuber and Prankster)
Angry Grandpa
120
Birthdate: October 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: December 10, 2017

Charles Marvin Green Jr., better known as Angry Grandpa, was a popular American YouTube celebrity who soared to fame with his pranks on the channels TheAngryGrandpaShow and Grandpa's Corner. Initially a firefighter and a small business owner, he later appeared on shows such as TruTV's Most Shocking and MTV's Pranked.

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Penguinz0
(Twitch Streamer, YouTuber, and Musician)
Penguinz0
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Birthdate: August 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States

Penguinz0 is an American Twitch streamer, YouTuber, and musician. He is best known for his live streams on Twitch as well as his commentary videos on YouTube. He is renowned for his deadpan delivery of comedic commentary and monotone deep voice. Penguinz0 is also credited with co-founding the esports organization Moist Esports.

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James Rallison
(American YouTuber & Cartoonist Who is Known for Creating Storytime Animations for His YouTube Channel)
James Rallison
120
Birthdate: May 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arizona

James Rallison is an American YouTuber, cartoonist, author, animator, and voice actor. He is credited with co-creating the popular animated adventure-comedy Netflix series Oddballs. Rallison is also known for creating storytime animations for his YouTube channel TheOdd1sOut, which has millions of subscribers. In 2016, James Rallison received a nomination at the Streamy Awards.

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FaZe Rug
(American YouTuber and Co-Owner of ‘Faze Clan’)
FaZe Rug
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Birthdate: November 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

FaZe Rug is an American social media personality and YouTuber. He is best known for producing challenges, vlogs, pranks, and gaming videos on YouTube. He is also known as the co-owner of a professional esports and entertainment organization called FaZe Clan. With 22 million subscribers on YouTube, FaZe Rug is the most subscribed member of FaZe Clan.

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Rosanna Pansino
(American YouTuber, Author, Actress, and Singer)
Rosanna Pansino
108
Birthdate: June 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Rosanna Pansino is an American social media personality, YouTuber, author, actress, and singer. One of the highest-paid YouTubers in the world, Pansino was mentioned in Forbes magazine's Top Influencers list in 2017. The recipient of a Shorty Award, Rosanna Pansino also has five Streamy Award nominations under her belt. A classically trained singer, she released her debut single in 2015.

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Corpse Husband
(American YouTuber Known for His Horror Narrations, Music, and Gaming Videos)
Corpse Husband
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Birthdate: August 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

An anonymous YouTuber, Corpse Husband has stormed the internet with his horror narrations and gaming content. Known for his signature deep voice, which he claims is due to the chronic illness GERD, he also gained fame with his Among Us and Rocket League streams. He has also posted music on TikTok.  

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Jenna Marbles
(YouTuber)
Jenna Marbles
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Birthdate: September 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Jenna Marbles, famed YouTube star and vlogger, had the 177th-most-subscribed YouTube channel as of November 2020. In June 2020, she announced she would be quitting YouTube indefinitely and apologized for some racist posts. She is the first social-media star to have a Madame Tussauds Museum wax statue in New York. 
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DangMattSmith
(YouTuber)
DangMattSmith
120
Birthdate: June 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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David Dobrik
(One of the Most-Watched YouTube Creators and Co-Founder of the Photography App ‘Dispo’)
David Dobrik
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Birthdate: July 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kosice, Slovakia

Slovakia-born David Dobrik lives in America and is a very popular social media personality. His humorous videos on YouTube are a raging hit, especially among teenagers and the youth and his followers are in millions. He initially gained recognition as a teenager through six-second video clips on the now-defunct social media app Vine. 

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Ludwig Ahgren
(YouTube Star)
Ludwig Ahgren
30
Birthdate: July 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hollis, New Hampshire, United States
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Marques Brownlee
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Birthdate: December 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maplewood, New Jersey, United States
Marques Brownlee soared to stardom with his YouTube channel MKBHD, which showcases gadget reviews. He also owns a podcast and a series named Retro Tech. Brownlee also plays professional frisbee for the AUDL team New York Empire. In 2018, he earned the Shorty Award for Creator of the Decade.
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Bella Poarch
(Filipino-American Singer and Social Media Influencer)
Bella Poarch
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Birthdate: February 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philippines

Bella Poarch is a Filipino-American singer and social media influencer. She is best known for posting videos on TikTok. She came into prominence in 2021, when one of her TikTok videos hit 49 million likes, making it the most liked video on the platform. The same year, Bella Poarch released her debut single titled Build a Bitch. 

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Matt Stonie
(Competitive Eater)
Matt Stonie
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Birthdate: May 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
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Emma Chamberlain
(American YouTuber and Podcaster)
Emma Chamberlain
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Birthdate: May 22, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: California, United States
Social-media sensation Emma Chamberlain has soared to fame with her YouTube channel that showcases her vlogs, hauls, and DIYs. She made it to TIME 100 Next in 2019 and won the 2018 Streamy Award for Breakout Creator. She has her own podcast, Anything Goes, and her coffee brand, Chamberlain Coffee.
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Rhett McLaughlin
(American YouTube Star)
Rhett McLaughlin
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Birthdate: October 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Internet sensation Rhett McLaughlin soared to fame as part of the comedy duo Rhett & Link, along with Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal III. They co-host the YouTube series Good Mythical Morning. They have worked on various comedy series, a podcast, and a novel, and have also acquired the brand Smosh.
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Julianna Grace LeBlanc
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Birthdate: December 5, 2004
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

YouTube sensation Julianna Grace LeBlanc was part of the family channel Bratayley, along with her siblings Hayley and Caleb, since age 4 and was mostly known for her gymnastics videos. She later gained fame with the Brat series Chicken Girls and the YouTube Red original series We Are Savvy.

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Etika
(YouTuber)
Etika
26
Birthdate: May 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2019
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Loltyler1
(American Internet Personality and Streamer on Twitch)
Loltyler1
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Birthdate: March 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Missouri, United States

Tyler Steinkamp, better known by his online pseudonyms, “Loltyler1” and “T1,” is a League of Legends streamer who is extremely popular on Twitch. He was banned from playing for almost 2 years for his toxic behavior toward other players. He later signed with South Korean esports team T1.

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Vanessa Merrell
(American YouTuber)
Vanessa Merrell
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Birthdate: August 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Aphmau
(American Youtuber Gamer and Twitch Streamer)
Aphmau
59
Birthdate: October 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas United States
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Danny Duncan
(YouTuber)
Danny Duncan
100
Birthdate: July 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Englewood, Florida
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Brianna Paige Arsement
(American Nurse, Social Media Personality, and YouTuber)
Brianna Paige Arsement
67
Birthdate: January 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas
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Veronica Merrell
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Birthdate: August 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Larri Merritt
(YouTube Star)
Larri Merritt
126
Birthdate: July 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland, California
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Hardstop Lucas
(American Social Media Star, Comedy-sketch Artist, and Musician)
Hardstop Lucas
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Birthdate: October 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silver Spring, MD

Hardstop Lucas is an American social media star, comedy-sketch artist, and musician. He started his social media career by posting interesting videos on Vine. After Vine was shut down, Lucas started posting his videos on YouTube. Thanks to his acting skills and hilarious content, Hardstop Lucas has managed to gather millions of followers on various social media platforms.

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Joey Graceffa
(YouTuber, Author, Actor)
Joey Graceffa
143
Birthdate: May 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts
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Stephen Sharer
(American YouTube Star)
Stephen Sharer
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Birthdate: March 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
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Cody Jones
(American YouTube star)
Cody Jones
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Birthdate: October 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plano, Texas, United States
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Garrett Hilbert
(YouTuber)
Garrett Hilbert
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Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plano, Texas
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Danny Gonzalez
(YouTuber)
Danny Gonzalez
10
Birthdate: June 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Illinois
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Cyrus Dobre
(YouTuber)
Cyrus Dobre
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Birthdate: March 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hagerstown, Maryland
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Cory Cotton
(YouTube Star)
Cory Cotton
28
Birthdate: July 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
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DreamWasTaken
(American Twitch Streamer and YouTuber)
DreamWasTaken
86
Birthdate: August 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United States
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Daequan Loco
(American Gamer, Social Media Personality, and YouTuber)
Daequan Loco
35
Birthdate: May 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florida
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Adalia Rose
(American Social Media Star Afflicted With a Rare Genetic Disorder Called Progeria)
Adalia Rose
82
Birthdate: December 10, 2006
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Round Rock, Texas, United States
Died: January 12, 2022
The young girl who made the world aware of the rare genetic disorder called progeria—which results in accelerated ageing—Adalia Rose was a YouTuber who won the hearts of the people with her never-say-die spirit.
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Anwar Jibawi
(Palestinian-American Internet Personality and YouTube Star Known for His Comedic Video Content)
Anwar Jibawi
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Birthdate: August 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Anwar Jibawi is a Palestinian-American social media celebrity. He is best known for creating comedic content on platforms like YouTube and Instagram. He is also known for directing music videos for artistes like Anitta and Lele Pons. Anwar Jibawi has also appeared in movies like Keys of Christmas and Airplane Mode.

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Chad Wild Clay
(American YouTuber)
Chad Wild Clay
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Birthdate: March 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minnesota, United States
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Corinna Kopf
(Social Media Personality)
Corinna Kopf
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Birthdate: December 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palatine, Illinois
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Rebecca Zamolo
(American Social Media Personality and YouTuber)
Rebecca Zamolo
66
Birthdate: September 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California

Rebecca Zamolo is an American social media personality and YouTuber. She is best known for her YouTube series and franchise, Game Master Network. Zamolo is also popular on TikTok, where she has millions of followers. Over the course of her career, Rebecca Zamolo has received nominations at Shorty Awards and Streamy Awards.

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Jaiden Animations
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Birthdate: September 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arizona
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Lexi Rivera
(Instagram Star)
Lexi Rivera
28
Birthdate: June 7, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California