Who is Shadypenguinn?
Jonathan Vincent Indovino, popularly known as ShadyPenguinn, is a famous YouTube star. He is known for his Poketubes, or Pokémon related videos and other gaming videos. His channel, 'ShadyPenguinn,' hosts 'Let’s Play videos. He is known for his ‘I Choose You’ series on the 'LumioseStation.' He records Wi-Fi battles, which he requests via Twitter and then posts these on his YouTube channel. He also has a following of around 100,000 for his Twitch.tv broadcasts. He created the 'Shadylocke,' where the use of Pokémon Centers is forbidden except for the cost of a shady token, which is earned by defeating your rival in a battle. Apart from his gaming obsession, he is known for his quirky yet insightful tweets. He has a massive fan following of over 123K on Twitter and over 435K subscribers on YouTube.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
Jonathan made his debut as a Poketuber on his YouTube channel 'Shadypenguinn' on March 26, 2013. He started his YouTube career with a 'Let’s Play' of 'Pokémon Dark Rising.' He started commentating on Pokémon showdown battles.
He had started with Pokémon, but after some time he included other games like ‘I am bread,’ ‘The Stanley Parable’ and other Steam games. He started a series dedicated to 'Hearthstone.'
As a YouTuber, he has uploaded over 1400 videos. ShadyPenguinn has made Pokemon into a universal phenomenon and his wi-fi battles are some of the most anticipated videos on YouTube.
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What Makes Shadypenguinn So Special
Shadypenguinn loves to play games. He was a big fan of video games since his childhood, and the Pokémon is his most favorite. He likes tweeting about his games and also about other stuff. In a tweet he stated that rather than trying to be a respectable person, he would be one that will make himself proud. He tries to be regular in his video uploads so that his fans and followers can continuously get new and fresh content.
He believes that his videos make people laugh as he always has a smile on his face while recording them. He considers himself to be one of the luckiest people alive as he does what he loves for a living. He tries to cheer people up in his videos and is always jolly. This sense of spreading happiness through simple gaming videos is what makes him special.
Behind the Curtains
Jonathon Vincent Indovino was born on June 30, 1991, in New York. He lives with his wife, Sarah Schrek. She has appeared in a few of his videos. She is known as the 'Shady Lady' in his videos.
Jonathan is a die-hard fan of Pokémon. He loves collecting Pokémon training cards. He coaches 'New York Mankeys.' He has also featured his friend Drew, in some videos.
Jonathan loves what he does for his living and is always grateful to his subscribers stating that he is so lucky to be doing what he loves to earn his living. His other hobbies include writing poetry, music, and playing guitar.
His mascot is delibird. “It’s a crit!” is one of his favorite slogans and is often found using this in his videos. He always says, "But above all else, keep it shady!” in his videos.