Who is TDPresents?
TDPresents or Timmy is an American YouTube gamer, Twitch streamer, and social media star. He gained fame for playing ‘Madden NFL 16’, ‘NBA Live’, ‘NBA 2K17’, ‘NBA 2K18’, and ‘MLB 15 The Show’. Since the ‘Fortnite’ craze started, he has also been live streaming the gameplay on Twitch, which has only added to his growing popularity. TDPresents often collaborates with other YouTube gamers like The Travelling Gamer or TTG, JesserTheLazer, and Kristopher London. YouTuber and hip-hop artist London Alexis, who is also his girlfriend has also made appearances on some of his videos. ‘Most Epic Game of 21 Ever! YouTuber Basketball Challenge ft Cashnastygaming, LSK & 50Kal Mal’, and ‘Kevin Durant vs Russell Westbrook 1v1 Basketball Challenges’ are some of the most popular videos on his channel, garnering over a million views each. He also started a second YouTube channel, which mostly features fun challenges and collaborative videos with his friends. He enjoys a massive following on Twitter and Instagram and often uses these platforms to offer his fans and viewers a glimpse into his private life.
Rise to Stardom
Being interested in basketball, TDPresents started going to college with the aim to become a full-time basketball player. But that took a backseat when the popularity of his YouTube channel ‘TDPresents’ started gaining traction. He started his channel on May 27, 2013, posting videos of ‘NBA 2K13’ and ‘NBA 2K14’ gameplay. Like many others, getting views initially was a struggle for him on the overcrowded platform for YouTube gamers. What made him stand out from others was his focus on just the ‘NBA 2K’ gameplay. This became clear as ‘NBA 2K14 VC Glitch! Fastest & Quickest Way To Earn Unlimited VC!!’ was one his earliest videos to get over 200k views. Following that, however, most of his videos were getting nowhere close to even 10k views. His YouTube viewership changed for the better as soon as TDPresents started playing ‘Madden NFL 15’ as well. ‘Madden 15 Ultimate Team - BEST All Pro Pack Opening! Elite Pulls! MUT 15’ received more than 24k views.
While the growth of his channel has been slow, TDPresents came into the forefront after starting to collaborate and live with Twitch gamers and YouTube stars like TTG, JesserTheLazer, and Kristopher London. Together they were part of the ‘2Hype’ or ‘2K’ house. He himself started live streaming on Twitch and gained over 20k followers. ‘My Best Draft! Blind Draft & Play! Madden 16 Draft Champions vs Lostnunbound’ published in collaboration with YouTuber, Lostnunbound, became one of the early videos on his channel to get over 800k views.
‘Omggg!! Greatest NBA 2K17 Pack Opening You'll Ever See!’ published on September 16, 2016, became the first video on his channel to accumulate over 1 million views. The ‘Most Likely To.. With The House!’ challenge video in which he collaborated with his 2K house roommates and ‘99 Overall Draft Champions! Best Rounds Ever? Madden 16 Ultimate Team’ published in 2017, are two of the most popular videos on his channel with over 1.5 million views each.
Wanting to separate his gameplay videos from other videos like vlogs and fun challenges led him to create his second channel named ‘TD’ on July 1, 2017. The channel also enjoys more than 240k subscribers. ‘T Rex Basketball Obstacle Course’ *Funny*’ is one of the more popular videos on the channel.
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TDPresents was born in Wisconsin on July 30, 1994, His parents are from Boston and he has a brother. He has shied from talking about his family on social media to maintain their privacy, but credits them as the driving force for his success. He had a reputation of dating many girls in his college days and earned the nickname ‘freshman killer’ due to his exploits.
At the beginning of 2018, TDPresents took everyone by surprise when he revealed on his Instagram account that he was dating YouTuber and hip-hop artist London Alexis. In spite of internet trolls posting some negative comments on his dating life, he regularly posts pictures with London on his Instagram account. She has appeared in his ‘NBA2K 18’ gaming video ‘We Pulled Pink Diamond Paul George & Kobe! NBA 2K Discard Challenge’.