Born In: Englewood, Florida
Danny Duncan is an American YouTube star, comedian, actor, and musician. Gaining fame rapidly since joining the YouTube, Danny has gained a massive following. Currently, he has more than 4.5 million subscribers on his eponymous YouTube channel. This is largely influenced by his skateboarding and prank videos. Some of the most popular videos on his channel are Falling With 30,000 Pennies, Going Down Stairs on a Hoverboard, and Grocery Shopping with Danny Duncan 4, which have gained millions of views. He maintains that his comedy is based on sarcasm and should not be taken seriously. Danny Duncan is also good friends with other YouTubers like Andrew Hill and Christopher Chan. He has expressed many times that he eventually wants to become an actor and YouTube is the right platform to launch his career in the right direction.
Also Known As: Garry Winthrope
mother: Sue Duncan
siblings: Mathew (half-brother), Sister
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: Florida
education: Lemon Bay High School, Englewood, Florida
After graduating from high school, Danny Duncan started working at Walgreens. But he didn’t like his job and quit after a few months. He started his YouTube channel on March 6, 2014, and started posting videos on skateboarding or how to fix ankle injuries. Around this time, he was hired to train actor Jason Lee, who was a former skateboarder himself. It was Jason who noticed Duncan’s sense of sarcastic humor and suggested that he should try acting. He also advised Danny to build his YouTube base as that would help him get acting gigs. Danny Duncan took this advice to heart and started collaborating with his friend and fellow YouTuber Christopher Chan. His first video was Steve Hamilton - "The Chosen One" in which he appears naked, punching a bag. This basically gave the YouTube community an idea of the videos they could expect.
Danny Duncan also started posting prank videos on his channel and by 2016 he started getting more and more attention for his content. ‘Falling with 30,000 Pennies’ posted on June 6, 2016, in which he pretends to fall down while carrying a box with 30,000 coins became a viral hit. The video has since become the most viewed on his channel, gaining over 29 million views.
Danny Duncan has always been close to his family and has featured them in his prank videos as well. Surprising My Sister With A New Car! in which he drowns his sister’s old car only to surprise her with a new one is one of his most popular videos. ‘Danny Duncan | Best Of 2019, Grocery Shopping with Danny Duncan 4 and He Almost Died Pier Jumping are some of the most viewed videos on his channel. He also fancies himself as a budding musician and posted the song ‘I’m Upset’ on July 7, 2018, after his new scooter was stolen.
Gaining millions of views on each of his videos, it’s no surprise that he has a huge following of more than 4.5 million subscribers on his channel. He also has his own line of merchandise and launched them in 2017 under his personal brand name ‘Virginity Rocks’. Danny Duncan went on his first ever ‘Virginity Rocks’ tour around the United States on July 13, 2018, starting from Los Angeles. The tour covered major cities like Dallas, Nashville, New York, among many others and ended in Chicago on August 2, 2018.
Being a social media star is often accompanied by its own set of vices and Danny Duncan is no stranger to that. After publishing a video where he made a pool on the back of his pick-up truck and drove it on the highway, he was booked for endangering his own and the safety of other drivers. He also caused a stir after he jokingly gifted his mother a giant penis-shaped mailbox. He also attracted the ire of the fans of YouTuber FouseyTube after posting the video Real PROOF FouseyTube is Fake! Actor Speaks Out!, in which he exposed that FouseyTube’s pranks were all acted and not spontaneous at all. Despite all of these his fame is on the rise.
Danny Duncan was born in Englewood, Florida, on July 27, 1992. His parents are separated. He was brought up by his mother and has a sister and half-brother, Matthew. The struggles faced by his mother to bring him up motivated Danny to work harder and start his YouTube channel to a large extent. He bought his mother a new house from his YouTube earnings and posted the video Surprising My Mom With A New House!. He is single and not dating anyone.
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