WHO IS FELIX KJELLBERG?
• 53 million subscribers and counting • Named as highest-earning YouTuber in December 2016 by Forbes, with an annual income of US$15 million. • Funded his earliest videos by working at a hot dog stand and selling prints of his Photoshop art. • In 2013, his channel jumped from 3.5 million subscribers to just under 19 million. By the end of
2013, this translated to a new subscriber every 1.037 seconds. • His YouTube handle was an accident. His original account was registered under the name ‘PewDie,’ inspired by the sounds lasers make and death, but he forgot the password and had to make a new account. • The PewDiePie YouTube channel was created on 29 April 2010 . • Best known for playthroughs of horror video games, with a goofy running commentary characterized by off-the-cuff remarks, hyperbole, and profanity.