Adande Thorne, better known on social media as sWooZie, is a Trinidadian-American YouTuber, scriptwriter, animator, and director. He joined YouTube in 2006 and has been posting interesting gaming videos, story-time videos, and motivational content since then. As a professional gamer, he competed in the reality series WCG Ultimate Gamer as well as in Team Ninja’s ‘Dead or Alive 4’ in the Championship Gaming Series. Born in Trinidad and Tobago, Thorne grew up in a town called Diego Martin and later moved to Orlando, Florida. He was educated at West Orange High School. Known for publishing 100% real story-time vlogs, the YouTuber is multitalented in every way. He has also acted in a handful of small and big screen projects. In 2016, he won the Streamy Award in the “Animated” category. Wildly popular on an international level, Thorne has got millions of fans on various social media platforms. As of now, he has over 6.1 million subscribers on YouTube and is considerably popular on Twitter as well.
Rise to Stardom
Adande Thorne started out as a YouTuber in 2006. He initially created parody videos followed by animations, vlogs, and story-time videos. He then began playing the video game “Dead or Alive" and started to receive attention for his gameplay. Thorne then ceased posting gameplays for some time. However, a call from a DirecTV executive who invited him for a gaming competition in San Francisco rekindled his passion for video games. After coming third in the competition, he began posting more of his personal stories on YouTube. This eventually attracted a considerable fan base.
Soon after, the YouTube gamer went on to participate in another gaming competition show. After his terrific gameplay in this competition, Throne’s reputation in the gaming community was elevated and he was ultimately drafted to the Los Angeles Team. Although he lost in the final gameplay season, Throne auditioned for another competition ‘WCG Ultimate Gamer’. He was eventually placed fourth in this reality television gaming show.
In 2015, the YouTuber signed with Creative Artists Agency. The following year, he was one of the three individuals who interviewed the then President Barack Obama for a YouTube livestream. In the year 2017, he had a small role in the flick ‘The Space Between Us’. The same year, he began hosting a web series titled ‘Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge’.
As mentioned in his videos, Throne has also worked at the Disney World and Hard Rock Hotel. Coming to his YouTube channel’s popularity, it has more than 6.1 million subscribers and more than 944 million views as of August 2018.
You May Like
Continue Reading Below
Adande Thorne was born on July 10, 1988 in Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago. He has a sister, Trini. He moved to the USA when he was seven years old and studied at the West Orange High School in Florida. The YouTube personality hasn’t shared much about his love life on social media. Information regarding his parents and family background is also not available. Currently, Thorne resides in Los Angeles.