Evan Edinger is a London-based American YouTuber best known for his puns and his videos in which he makes British-American comparisons on various topics. As a YouTuber, he has nearly half a million subscribers, apart from 281k Twitter followers and 161k Instagram followers. He was previously known by his YouTube alias, naveregnide (his name backwards), and also has a secondary travel vlogs channel titled 'EvanEdinger'. He did live shows on BlogTv for some time in 2011. He is very fond of pulling off childish pranks, and according to his YouTube description, loves to share dad jokes and embarrassing stories. It is an accepted fact that he uses too many puns in his videos, and he now owns a company for his YouTube business which is called Puns LLC.
Rise to Stardom
Evan Edinger first created his YouTube channel in June 2006, but he began posting videos in 2010. During this time he had broken up with his first girlfriend and took up a few hobbies, like playing the guitar, to keep himself occupied. After realizing that his MacBook Pro had video editing software, he began filming videos for YouTube. He initially gained attention for his video series 'Uh-Oh Evan's Got An Opinion'. He began uploading song covers in 2011 and later moved to vlogs and sketch comedy. Also that year, he went to his first VidCon for his birthday and met a bunch of other YouTubers with whom he had shared a room. However, it is only after he moved to London for studies in 2012 that his YouTube career took a sharp turn. He made friends with several British YouTubers and became a member of the community despite being an American.
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Evan Edinger was born on July 29, 1990 in Deptford, in Southern New Jersey, United States. He grew up there with his two brothers. Due to his father's aggressive attitude, his parents got divorced when he was 16, following which he moved to a little farm town with his mother. He mentioned the news of his father passing away in a video posted on November 6, 2016. He played the clarinet in the concert band in middle school and also appeared in a few musicals, which helped him get friends in school. He loved camping and had reached the rank of Eagle Scout. As a Boy Scout, he had met President George W. Bush and had got a signed letter from President Barack Obama. He didn't drink alcohol till he was 21, and he doesn't smoke either.
While Evan Edinger was a good student in school, he almost always got 'unsatisfactory social skills' remark from teachers because of his habit of blurting out in the class. In the third grade, he took an IQ test and was subsequently placed in a 'Learning Enrichment Acceleration Program' which required him to read extra books for two periods each day and do extra homework. He loved these sessions as these helped him develop an interest in reading and math. He completed his Associate of Arts degree from Salem Community College, New Jersey in 2010 and went on to graduate with Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Rowan University in 2012. He wanted to teach math because he thinks that those who don't love the subject probably had a bad teacher. However, he later realized that he also needed a degree in Education to be a teacher, but decided that it won't be worth his time and money. Instead, he was advised to pursue Master's degree in Actuarial Science. Unfortunately, he was late and could only apply for two colleges, one in the UK, and another in Boston. UK was the cheaper and quicker option of the two, which prompted him to relocate to London, England to study at Cass Business School. However, he was pleasantly surprised with his experience in the city and decided to extend his visa again and again even after completing his studies and took up jobs there. He now intends to pursue further education in Germany, for which he has already began learning the language.
When Evan Edinger was in the eighth grade, realizing his lack of interest in girls, his father had promised to buy him a GameCube if he went to school dance. His first relationship was at the age of 18, but they broke up after about a year. In London, he shared room with YouTube Musician Dodie Clark, but despite fan speculations, they are only very close friends. He came out as demisexual in January 2015. Later in November he revealed that he was dating an American girl he found on Tinder, but she would go back to America in a couple months.