How much is Pewdiepie worth? $40 Million
How did Pewdiepie earn his money and wealth?
Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, popularly known by his online name Pewdiepie, is a famous Swedish Youtube sensation as well as game commentator. He was born on 24 October 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden to Ulf Christian Kjellberg and Lotta Kristine Johanna. Pewdiepie completed his graduation from Goteborgs Hogre Samskola. He initially pursued a degree in industrial economics and technology management at the Chalmers University of Technology. As of 2018, Pewdiepie’s net worth is $20 million.
During that period, he registered his Youtube Channel with the name ‘Pewdiepie’ in the year 2010. However, in 2011 he decided to drop out of his school as he could not remove time from his academic requirements and manage his Youtube Channel. On his Channel ‘Pewdiepie’, one can see many videos which show him playing a different kind of video games. He reviews and comments on each of the video games, describing his experience and what he thinks about them. He also describes his reaction to whatever he sees on the screen while playing the game.
Pewdiepie often calls his fans as ‘Bro Army’ for their loyalty and strong bond just like ‘bros’ and performs a ‘brofist’ in the end of all his videos. Since the launch of ‘Pewdiepie’ Channel, it has earned a lot of subscriptions which continues to grow with each passing day. In the year July 2012, the Channel started grew astronomically and garnered nearly 1 million subscribers while in September 2012, ‘Pewdiepie’ had nearly 2 million subscribers. Pewdiepie has also given a speech in the Nonick Conference held in 2012. Based on ‘SlateScore’, OpenSlate had ranked ‘Pewdiepie’ Channel as the number one Channel on Youtube in October 2012. Later in April 2013, ‘Pewdiepie’ Channel earned 6 million subscribers.
Pewdiepie later shifted to the United Kingdom in July 2013, to have better access to Internet connectivity. Pewdiepie has also won the Most Popular Social Show award for which, Jenna Marbles, Tony Turner and Smosh were also nominated. He also went on to win the Swedish Star Award in May 2013 at the Stars Awards held in Singapore. Currently, his Channel has crossed 60 million subscribers benchmark and his videos receive over 16 billion times.
Pewdiepie lost a lot of viewership on his Youtube Red show in February 2017 as it was said that the videos consisted of anti-Semitic references. However, Pewdiepie claimed that his videos were meant to showcase how people do anything to earn money, even if the ways they use are inappropriate. Talking about his love life, Pewdiepie is engaged to Marzia Bisognin, who is also a Youtube Personality and the two live together in Brighton.
What are the highest earnings of Pewdiepie?
- Pewdiepie Youtube Channel (2016): $15 million
- Pewdiepie Youtube Channel (2014): $14 million
- Pewdiepie Youtube Channel (2013): $12 million
- Pewdiepie Youtube Channel (2013): $9 million
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