Skeppy is an American–Canadian ‘YouTube’ gamer who has earned massive popularity for his ‘Minecraft’-related content on his self-titled ‘YouTube’ channel. He posts gaming vlogs, which mostly display his commentary and occasional rants on the gameplays. He is known for trolling other gamers, his staff, and his fellow ‘Minecraft’ players a6d and BadBoyHalo in the videos. He also regularly posts “Q&A” videos on the channel. Such entertaining content has helped Skeppy’s channel earn subscribers in millions. He also actively posts content on his ‘Instagram’ and ‘Twitter’ pages.
Rise to Fame
Skeppy began as a social-media gamer with his self-titled ‘YouTube’ channel on January 15, 2015. The channel consists majorly of ‘Minecraft’ games and has amassed more than 1.9 million subscribers. In addition to publishing ‘Minecraft’ gameplays, Skeppy posts ‘Minecraft’ trolls, ‘Minecraft’ Hypixel, and other ‘Minecraft’ maps and games on the channel.
A popular series of videos on the channel is ‘Minecraft but,’ where he showcases his gaming skills in passing ‘Minecraft’ challenges while playing on survival mode. Some of the videos from the series are ‘Minecraft but anvils fall every minute,’ ‘Minecraft but lava falls every minute,’ and ‘Minecraft but I can only eat diamonds.’
In November 2019, Skeppy began posting the video series called ‘Trapping 100 Kids in a…,’ where he throws challenges to players inside a box. In one of his videos, he stated his plans to end the video series in 2020. The final video of the series was titled ‘Box in A Box in a Box in a Box in a Box’ and was uploaded on January 1, 2020.
The first video on the channel to cross a million “views” was ‘My life is over, for I have been banned on Hypixel,’ posted on April 5, 2017. Other most-viewed videos on the channel are ‘I just did this to his server... (SALTY lol),’ ‘So I found the World's Dumbest XRAYER... (WTF?),’ ‘This took him WEEKS to build and we DESTROYED it... (CREATIVE MODE GRIEFED),’ ‘Last To Leave Minecraft Server Wins $1,000 – Challenge,’ ‘I joined a cursed Minecraft server...,’ and ‘I took Cursed Minecraft too far…’
Skeppy owns a game server called ‘InvadedLands.’ He has also collaborated with fellow gamers such as BadBoyHalo and a6d. Skeppy has two ‘Twitter’ accounts, of which one has accumulated around 127.5 thousand followers, while the other one, titled ‘@skeppyextra,’ has 64 thousand followers. His ‘Instagram’ posts have earned him over 85 thousand followers. In December 2017, he posted a picture of his ‘YouTube Silver Play Button.’ He trades his signature goodies on ‘skeppyshop.com.’
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Family & Personal Life
Skeppy was born as Zak Johnson on January 17, 2000, and has an older sister whom he had featured in one of his ‘YouTube’ videos. He is also known as “Skep” online. He currently shares a house with fellow ‘Minecraft’ players Spifey and TapL. Skeppy had once expressed his wish to collaborate with ‘Minecraft’ gamers a6d and BadBoyHalo (or BBH) and suggested that they should move in with him. Skeppy’s other gamer friends are F1NN5TER and JackSucksatMC!.