Robin Birrell Bio

(German YouTube Star Best Known for Posting Body Transformation Videos on His Self-Titled Channel)

Birthday: January 13, 1994 (Capricorn)

Born In: Germany

Robin Birrell is a German social media personality and prankster who is best known for his YouTube channel 'robinbirrell' in which he posts mostly videos of him playing pranks on others, especially people close to him like his mother, his brother YouTuber Jamie Birrell and his former girlfriend Emma Crompton, who used to make regular appearances on his channel. The two often pranked each other in Emma vs. Robin revenge style, which kept his fans hooked to the channel. In a short span he has been able to gather over 2.3 million subscribers. Some of his pranks have been covered by viral video shows like the American television show 'Right This Minute'. He also has a second channel, ‘robinbirrellvlogs’, in which he posts vlogs, exploring videos, real life stories, question and answer videos, and much more. However, he is not very active on that channel. He is a friend of fellow YouTube prankster from the United States, Adrian Gee.

Quick Facts

German Celebrities Born In January

Age: 29 Years, 29 Year Old Males


siblings: Jamie Birrell

Born Country: Germany

Height: 5'8" (173 cm), 5'8" Males

More Facts

education: Lancaster University

Rise to Stardom

Robin Birrell started his YouTube journey by creating his channel on October 24, 2015. The very next day, he posted his first ever video on the channel, titled 'Tanning Prank on Brother', which featured his brother Jamie Birrell, who also had a YouTube channel already. On December 27, 2015, he uploaded his second video, 'Vegan Eats Meat Prank – On Girlfriend! (Goes Crazy)', which became very popular and has received millions of views so far.

The next video, '21 Cats in Flat Prank – Girlfriends Revenge', posted on December 29, 2015, also received over a million views. The most viewed video on his channel is 'Dead Girlfriend Prank (Extreme!)', posted on July 28, 2017, which has over 18 million hits. It is closely followed by 'Killer Clown Prank on Girlfriend (Extreme!!)', which has over 15 million views. In a video posted on May 1, 2016, his mother took revenge on him for playing prank on her many times by making her vegan son a sandwich filled with live mealworms which she reveals only after he takes the first bite. This hilarious video was covered by numerous viral video show channels such as 'Right This Minute'. On June 17, 2016, he launched a second vlogging channel named 'robinbirrellvlogs', which has over 481k subscribers.

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Personal Life

Robin Birrell was born on January 13, 1994 in Germany. He studies at Lancaster University, Lancashire, England. He has a younger brother named Jamie Birrell, who is five years younger than him. His brother is also a YouTube star. Actually, he had created his YouTube channel back in October 2012, long before his elder brother. He started posting videos in January 2014, and also posted mostly prank videos, but his channel grew slower than his elder brother Robin's. The two brothers often feature in each other’s YouTube channel. Their mother also makes appearances occasionally.

Love Life

Robin Birrell was in a relationship with YouTube personality Emma Louise Crompton from England who was a regular guest on his channel and appeared in most of his videos. 

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