Markiplier has a $35 million net worth as an actor, writer, producer, director, and YouTube celebrity.
He is one of the most well-known and well-paid YouTube personalities on the planet. As of this writing, Markiplier’s YouTube channel has over 30 million followers and 17 billion views.
His YouTube channel is in the top 100 most subscribed. Markiplier is recognised for his hilarious game comments.
He is well known for his “Let’s Play” gameplay commentary videos, which frequently contain survival horror and action video game titles.
He starred in, wrote, and directed the 2019 YouTube Premium film “A Heist With Markiplier,” and he appeared in the 2015 film “Smosh: The Movie.” In 2018, Markiplier and fellow YouTuber Jacksepticeye created the Cloak fashion label.
His podcasts “3 Peens in a Podcast” and “Distractible” are co-hosted by him. In 2019, he starred in and co-produced the audio drama “Episodic” (2019) “On the Precipice of Sleep.
Markiplier is one of YouTube’s highest-paid personalities. He makes between $10 and $20 million per year from his different social media ventures.
In 2017, he was paid $12.5 million, and in 2018, he was paid $17.5 million, making him the world’s sixth highest-paid YouTube celebrity.
Markiplier earned $13 million in 2019 and $20 million in 2020, making him the world’s third highest-paid YouTuber. Between 2017 and 2020, that’s more than $60 million in earnings.
Markiplier was born Mark Edward Fischbach in Honolulu, Hawaii, on June 28, 1989.
The Tripler Army Medical Center was where he was born. Cliffton (who died in 2008) and Sunok met while Cliffton was stationed in Korea as a member of the United States Army.
After Markiplier was born, his family relocated to Cincinnati, Ohio, and he attended Milford High School, where he played trumpet in the marching band.
Markiplier often laughs about how destitute his family was when he was little.
He went to the University of Cincinnati to study biomedical engineering after graduation, but he left out to focus on his YouTube career. Jason, Markiplier’s older brother, is an artist and the creator of the web comic “There are two types of people.
Markiplier originally joined YouTube in March 2012, and the following month, he published his debut video.
Because he originally intended to produce sketch comedy videos in which he played every part, he picked the moniker “Markiplier,” a mix of his first name and “multiplier.”
His first YouTube series was a playthrough of the video game “Amnesia: The Dark Descent,” however YouTube disabled his AdSense account after he played numerous additional games on his channel, prompting him to start a new channel, “markiplierGAME,” in May 2012.
Markiplier started a playthrough of “Five Nights at Freddy’s” in August 2014, and it became his most popular playthrough with over 80 million views.
He went on to appear in additional games in the franchise, including a cameo in “Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery” in 2019.
After Jimmy Kimmel received backlash for joking about Let’s Play videos, Markiplier and fellow YouTuber Jenna Mae appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in September 2015.
Markiplier was placed #6 on a “Variety” list of the most influential celebrities among teenagers in the United States in 2015.
Markiplier stayed with Ryan Magee and Daniel Kyre, the creators of the YouTube channel “Cyndago,” after moving to Los Angeles. Markiplier took a break after Kyre died in September 2015, and he appears in many of their works.
Markiplier co-hosted the 2015 South by Southwest Gaming Awards with actress Janet Varney, and in 2017, he released the interactive video “A Date with Markiplier,” which was followed by “A Heist with Markiplier” in 2019.
In November 2019, he and Ethan Nestor (aka CrankGameplays) launched the YouTube channel “Unus Annus” with the goal of publishing a video every day for a year and then deleting the channel.
Within the first five days, “Unus Annus” had racked up one million subscribers and more than 11 million views.
In 2016, it was reported that Markiplier would star in his own Red Giant Entertainment comic book series; he had joined the publisher’s board of directors in late 2014.
He joined with Endeavor in November 2016 after displaying interest in branching out into other types of entertainment such as music and acting.
Markiplier Personal life
Miranda Cracraft, Markiplier’s step-niece, died in a car accident in June 2018. To cover the burial costs, he started a GoFundMe campaign, which garnered more than $79,000.
Markiplier has participated in a number of charity fundraisers and livestreams, with “Forbes” magazine reporting that these events raised almost $3 million in 2017.
He raised $500,000 for the Cancer Research Institute by selling his “Tasteful Nudes” Charity Calendar for 48 hours in March 2018.
Markiplier describes himself as a liberal who advocates for tougher gun restrictions, universal health care, and LGBT rights. He spoke out against George Floyd’s murder in 2020.
Nominations and Awards
Markiplier has been nominated for multiple Streamy Awards, and in 2019 and 2020, he won the Purpose Award for Social Good – Creator and the Scripted Series award for “A Heist with Markiplier.”
He was selected Celebrity of the Year at the 2016 Make-A-Wish Foundation Award Ceremony, and in 2020, he won the Cancer Research Institute’s Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research.
At the 2016 YouTube Creator Awards, Markiplier received a Diamond Creator Award/YouTube Creator Reward, and in 2017, he received a Golden Joystick Award for Best Streamer/Broadcaster.
He’s also been nominated for the Kids’ Choice Awards (Favorite Funny YouTube Creator, 2018), the Shorty Awards (Creator of the Decade, 2018), and The Game Awards (Creator of the Decade, 2018). (Trending Gamer, 2015).
Purchasing Real Estate
Markiplier paid $4 million bought Donald Glover’s property in the La Caada Flintridge neighbourhood of Los Angeles in April 2021.
Three bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, a swimming pool, and a cabana are among the features of the 3,279 square foot property. Glover bought the house for $2.7 million in 2016 and had it renovated by designer Barbara Bestor.