Brandon "Brug" Dukert Orson is an American YouTube star and social media personality. He has gained popularity for his ‘WildSpartanz’ YouTube channel, on which he uploads videos on Reddit posts on various topics. A native Californian, he set up his YouTube channel in October 2012 and began putting out content in March 2013. In the initial days, his content was quite controversial as he posted rant and exposure videos. In March 2018, he began making videos on Reddit. Since then, his channel has grown exponentially. At present, it boasts of over seven hundred thousand subscribers and tens of millions of views in total. He created his secondary channel, ‘Spatnz,’ in June 2018 and has more than a hundred thousand subscribers and several million views on it. His popularity on the platform has made its way to other social media sites as well. He has tens of thousands of subscribers on both Instagram and Twitter. WildSpartanz is affiliated with Represent Holdings, LLC and sells his custom merchandise through them.
Rise to Fame
Orson created his channel, ‘WildSpartanz,’ on October 22, 2012. He posted his first video, titled ‘hello my spartanz’, on March 8, 2013. In it, Orson introduces himself to his audience while playing Custom Zombies. The second oldest video on his channel was posted on February 13, 2018. Titled ‘Instagram's Worst Life Hacks’, it shows WildSpartanz and two of his frequent collaborators, Kwite and FPS Diesel, commenting on some of the worst life hacks posted on Instagram.
In his initial days on the platform, he used to post rant and exposure videos, which garnered some controversy. One of his most infamous commentary videos was on an even more controversial YouTuber, LeafyIsHere. However, it seems that most of those videos have been deleted from his channel since then. His feud with fellow YouTube commentator Kavos also gained him notoriety. He has also posted reaction videos on YouTubers like Lele Pons and mainstream celebrities like Dr. Phil.
His first video on Reddit top posts was uploaded on March 15, 2018. Titled ‘The Creeps of Reddit - r/creepypms Top Post | Ft. Slazo’, it contains the comedic commentary of WildSpartanz, Slazo, Bluesdank, and Kwite on disturbing behaviours of various users on Reddit. On March 21, 2018, he put out his first Fortnite video, ‘Trying to Play Fortnite’, in which his regular collaborators, QuackityHQ, Kwite, and Bluesdank, are also featured. He posts videos on a regular basis, and these days, each of them receives hundreds of thousands of views. Some of the most popular videos on his main channel are ‘r/woooosh Top Posts’, ‘The Insane People of Reddit - r/insanepeoplefacebook Top Posts’, ‘r/choosingbeggars Top Posts | 3,’ ‘The Most Unusual Videos - ft. CallMeCarson’, and ‘Spongebob Memes - r/bikinibottomtwitter Top Posts’. Besides the aforementioned YouTubers, he has collaborated with Kappa Kaiju, King Ani, and Aksel.
After setting up his secondary channel, ‘Spatnz,’ on June 13, 2018, he started posting content on it on 7 July. This channel is dedicated to a variety of content, including Fortnite gaming and reaction videos.
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Scandals & Controversies
When he was making commentary videos, WildSpartanz was regarded as one of the worst commentators and his channel as one of the worst rant channels on YouTube. In February 2017, Kavos uploaded the video ‘WildSpartanz - The Worst Rant Channel n Youtube (Calling Out WildSpartanz) @WildSpartanz’, in which he described Orson as greedy and hypocrite and his content as horrible. He also accused him of being unoriginal, mispronouncing words, spending very little time on preparing for his videos, repeating the same lines or words over and over again, and making several editing mistakes. WildSpartanz responded with a video titled ‘Content Police’. Kavos subsequently made a response video to WildSpartanz’s response video, titled ‘Destroying WildSpartanz (Response To @WildSpartanz Content Police)’.
Family & Personal Life
Orson was born on June 21, 2000, in California, USA. He was raised there as well. Little else is known about his family and upbringing.