Chuggaaconroy, or Chugga, is an American internet personality and video-game player. He is best known for hosting the ‘Let’s Play' series. He is popular for his game walkthroughs and commentaries on role-playing game (RPG) series such as 'Earthbound,' 'Mother,' 'Pokémon,' and 'Mario.' Chuggaaconroy co-owns the ‘YouTube’ channel 'TheRunawayGuys,' which he has created with gamers ProtonJon and NintendoCapriSun. The channel primarily hosts 'Let’s Play' videos for popular video games. He also owns his individual 'YouTube' channel, ‘chuggaaconroy,’ which has millions of subscribers. He is popular for having a raw sense of humor that has a comic appeal. Always high on optimism, Chuggaaconroy is known to be a completionist.
Chuggaaconroy grew up with a passion for video games and commenced his career as a gamer on July 26, 2006. He began his career by creating a 'YouTube' channel named after his online pseudonym, "Chuggaaconroy.” Often shortened as "Chugga," the name is said to have originated from the chugging sound of a running train, or from a random name generator on a 'Cartoon Planet' website.
Chuggaaconroy posted his first video on the channel on March 16, 2008. The first upload was 'Super Smash Bros. Brawl Boss Very Hard Clear,' which was a replay of the game 'Super Smash Bros. Brawl.' He primarily posts 'Let's Play' videos for various video games. The series offers a combination of gameplays and live commentaries on popular video games. His content is popular for being family-friendly, and his videos are often regarded as alternatives to those of vulgar gamers such as PewDiePie.
A couple of weeks after his first upload, Chuggaaconroy released his first RPG ‘Let's Play' series, ‘EarthBound.' This series consisted of 36 solo gameplay videos. The series began with the 'Let's Play' video 'EarthBound - Part 1: Meteor' and ended with 'EarthBound - Ending [Part 3/3] - Final Part.'
His next series was 'Mother,' also known as the 'Earthbound Zero' series, which started with 'Mother - Part 1: When Lamps Attack.' The series lasted for about a month and a half and concluded with the video 'Mother - Final Boss: Giegue [Part 2/2] & Ending.' This series is Chuggaaconroy’s least favorite work.
Chuggaaconroy also created a parody series to prank his fans on April Fool’s Day. The series consisted of poor-quality 'Let’s Play' footages of the game 'Mega Man 2.' The series is Chuggaaconroy’s shortest series, with only three episodes.
After producing 'Let’s Play' content for RPGs such as 'EarthBound,' 'Mother,' 'Paper Mario,' and 'Pokémon Fire Red,' he released his first non-RPG 'Let's Play,’ ‘Super Mario Sunshine.' His impressive body of work from 2008 to 2010 helped him garner a lot of popularity as a "Let’s Player." His sudden prominence in live-streams, epic fails, and humorous content played a major role in his rising popularity. While playing live, Chuggaaconroy showed immense optimism, which made him a well-known completionist, a gamer who attempts to complete every challenge and earn every achievement or trophy in any game he plays.
On Dec 2, 2010, Chuggaaconroy created a collaborative channel, 'TheRunawayGuys,' along with gamers ProtonJon and NintendoCapriSun. He released a 'Let’s Play' series for 'Pikmin,' a puzzle strategy video game that became one of his most successful series, besides 'Pokémon' and 'Zelda.' Most of his 'Let’s Play' videos are for 'Nintendo' games.
Following this, he released his first non-'Nintendo' game, 'Okami.' Despite being a popular gamer, Chuggaaconroy was one of the many "YouTubers" to be suspended in 2011. He was suspended for a copyright issue related to the collaborative channel. The channel now has over 482 thousand subscribers. His individual channel has more than one billion subscribers. Chuggaaconroy has a 'Twitter' account where his posts have garnered over 195 thousand followers.
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Chuggaaconroy was born Emiliano Rodolfo Rosales-Birou, on born April 8, 1990, in Phoenix, Arizona, US. His nickname is Emile. His mother called him “Mimikins” when he was a child. In 2012, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia. He has a mix of French and Mexican origins. Chuggaaconroy has also lived in Florida for a short period of time.
Chuggaaconroy is rumored to be dating "YouTuber" Shauntelle Kikue, better known as "MasaeAnela" or "Masae."
When Chuggaaconroy was young, he was told he was autistic. However, he is actually dyslexic. He did not speak for the first two years of his life. The first thing he uttered was the English alphabet.
Chuggaaconroy has amusia, commonly known as tone-deafness, which means he cannot distinguish between musical pitches accurately.
As a child, he would often be fascinated by the tick-tock sound of clocks in clock stores.
Chuggaaconroy is a cat lover. Two of his cats, Teddy and Kirby, were named after the characters in the game series 'Mother 1.' He also had a cat named after the character ‘Jak’ from the video-game franchise 'Jak and Daxter.'
Chuggaaconroy lived in a rented apartment for years before he owned his first house in 2015. His home loan was approved only because his name popped up on ‘Google’ before the very popular martial artist, actor, and culture star Chuck Norris’s name.
Chuggaaconroy is extremely fond of watching 'YouTube' videos. Some of his favorite "YouTubers" are Proton Jon, Gaming Historian, SomecallmeJohnny, Stephen Georg, PIEGUYRULZ, Marriland, GameXplain, Cthulhuigi, YuriofWind, NintendoCapriSun, MasaeAnela, BrainScratch Commentaries, Lucahjin, adrisaurus, and Ashens.
Chuggaaconroy is not very fond of coffee and ‘Red Bull.’ However, he loves to drink ‘Dr. Pepper,’ although doctors have warned him of the risk of diabetes from the drink. Chuggaaconroy loves extremely spicy food.
His favorite video game of all time is 'Xenoblade Chronicles,' and his favorite character from the game is 'Miqol.'
Chuggaaconroy is scared of roller-coaster rides. He developed this fear after he witnessed the 'Big Thunder Mountain' coaster accident in 2003.
In his teens, he worked at a cinema. He would spend hours playing 'Pokémon' during his breaks, and his boss hated his.
Chuggaaconroy jogs and runs several times a week.
Highly influenced by the character 'Lucas' from 'Mother 3,' he loves wearing polo shirts.