MrBeast is a famous American Youtuber, best known for his extreme giveaways and expensive stunts. He gained fame in 2017 after one of his videos earned ten of thousands of views in just a few days.
MrBeast has been loved by many and while many still are clueless on who is this guy and how is he generating such huge amounts. In this article, we will be talking about MrBeast’s Net Worth, Early Life, Carer, and much more.
Who is MrBeast? Wiki / Bio
- Name: Jimmy Donaldson
- Date of Birth: May 7, 1998
- Age: 24 years old
- Height: 6 feet 3 inches tall
- Weight: 82 kg
- Net Worth: $54 million
- Occupation: Youtuber & Businessman
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Christian
- Parents: Mrs. Donaldson
- Sibling: CJ Donaldson
- Girlfriend: Maddy Spidell
- Hair Colour: Light Brown
- Eye Colour: Blue
MrBeast Early Life
Jimmy Donaldson was born on 7th May 1998 in Kansas. He grew up with his brother Charles CJ Donaldson in North Carolina. Donaldson graduated from Greenville Christian Academy in 2016. He also went to East Carolina University but ended up dropping out.
Jimmy started his youtube career at a very young age. At the age of 13, he uploaded his first video under the handle MrBeast6000. His content was mainly focused on Minecraft and Call of Duty. By July 2013, his subscriber count was around 240.
In 2015 and 2016, Jimmy began gaining popularity on the platform for his worst intro series of videos. By mid-2016 he gained 30,000 subscribers.
When Jimmy Donaldson was gaining success in his youtube career, he dropped out of university to pursue youtube full time. His mother was against this whole idea and asked him to move out of the house. He soon hired his childhood friends Chris Tyson, Chandler Hallow, Garret Ronalds, and Jake Franklin.
In January 2017, Jimmy posted a video where he was counting his subscribers to 100,000. It took him 40 hours. Next month, a video was posted called Counting to 200,000 (Road to a Mil). He became popular for his many antics including remaining underwater for 24 hours, watching paint dry for an hour, and attempting to shatter glass with a hundred megaphones.
By the end of 2018, he had given out $1 million and earned the title of Youtube’s biggest philanthropist. It is known that MrBeast loves PewDiePie and when there was a competition between PewDiePie and T-Series. Jimmy bought several billboards and numerous radio and television advertisements for PewDiePie to win.
In 2021, Jimmy Donaldson made a video recreating Squid Games on his YouTube Channel. It was criticized by some other channels for taking away the essence of the series and making baseless content. His channel has more than 15,977,290,420 views as of today.
MrBeast Net Worth 2022
In January 2022, Forbes ranked MrBeast as the highest-earning content creator, who had an estimated net worth of $54 million in 2021. This has him placed in the 40th position on Forbes Celebrity 100.
MrBeast’s source of income is mainly YouTube but he has other ventures too like MrBeast Burger, Feastables, and Finger on the App. He also has several investments. He has invested in a tech startup Backbone. Jimmy Donaldson has also partnered with Creative Juice’s financial network to introduce Juice Funds. He has also been a long-time investor and partner in the financial technology company Current.
MrBeast Youtube, Twitter & Instagram
MrBeast’s Youtube channel handle is MrBeast and his current subscriber count is 96.7 Million. His Instagram handle is mrbeast and he has a total of 18.7 million followers. On Twitter, his handle is the same as on Instagram and he has a total of 14.4 Million followers.