The famous Youtuber, Markiplier, is an American actor who has made his name in the field of commentary and comics along with acting. His real name is Mark Edward Fischbach. His YouTube channel has 19 million subscribers. The total number of views on his videos is 9 billion. His channel is considered one of the top 25 most subscribed channels on the whole of YouTube. He is known by hos Let’s Play videos and mostly he chooses the horror video game survival.
Mark was born on June 28, 1989. Mark’s father was from military and there he met Mark’s mother who was a descendant from Korea. His family shifted to Ohio once. Mark went to University of Cincinnati to become a biomedical engineer but he had started his YouTube career, so he dropped out of university to pursue YouTube career. His brother, Jason Thomas Fischbach, is an artist and also the author of famous webcomic tilted Two kinds.
Mark has an amazing style of commentary in which he screams, yells at players, curses and even cry at times during his Let’s Play Videos. He has tried to dye his hair of different colors and has been successful. He has chosen red, pink and blue colors for hair dye. He has branded his channel with pink moustache. He started his channel in 2012. His first series of videos was a play through of a game called Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Later, his AdSense account was banned by YouTube.
He appealed to YouTube about it but no avail. As a result, he made another YouTube channel with the name MarkiplierGAME. The new channel was ranked number 61 on NewMediaRockstars top 100 channels. His popular series Drunk Minecraft was discontinued as he decided to quit alcohol.
He has been seen appearing on various television series and web series. In 2013 to 2014, he appeared in 3 episodes of Table Flip. He appeared in 1 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in the year 2015. In the same year, he was there at Grumpcade for 20 episodes.
He played the role of Apollo in Isabelle Ruins Everything in the year 2016. In the same year, he was seen in one episode of Scare PewDiePie and also in an episode of Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything. He had the lead role in Villainous that started in 2017 and is still going on to date. He also did a movie titled: Smosh: The Movie, in the year 2015.
Awards and Nominations
He is a popular guy and has even won a few awards and nominations for himself. In 2016, he got nominated for Gaming Award at the Streamy Awards. In the same year, he got nominated for Tech and Innovation: Gaming at the Shorty Awards. He won the award for Celebrity of The Year at the Make-A-Wish Foundation Award Ceremony. He also won the Best Streamer/Broadcaster at the Golden Joystick Awards in the year 2017.
Net Worth of Markiplier
Markiplier has a net worth of 9 million US Dollars.