GAMERS have started making a living from their hobby, uploading videos of them playing to YouTube and sharing tips with other fans.
Markiplier is one of them, and here’s everything we know about him.
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Who is Markiplier?
Markiplier is an American YouTuber and Podcaster born June 28, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
His real name is Mark Edward Fischbach and when he’s not uploading videos he runs the clothing company Cloak, which he co-founded with fellow YouTuber Jacksepticeye.
He was a co-host of the Unus Annus channel before it ceased to exist.
He now co-hosts the Distractible podcast with LordMinion777 and Muyskerm.
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He is best known for uploading videos in which he plays indie and horror games such as Slender: The Eight Pages and Amnesia: The Dark Descent, among others.
He has also collaborated with many YouTubers such as PewDiePie, CaptainSparklez and Game Grumps.
He also occasionally hosts live streams to raise money for charity.
During such streams, he plays games and campaigns to raise funds that go to various charities such as Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, and Best Friends Animal Society.
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How did Markiplier become famous?
Markiplier began his career by uploading a video to YouTube on April 4, 2012 with the intention of uploading sketch comedy videos.
This led him to develop his own game called Markiplier, which is a combination of “Mark” and “Multiplier”.
By October 2015, he had reached 10 million subscribers.
He started gaining popularity while living with Daniel Kyre and Ryan Magee.
Together they ran a sketch comedy YouTube channel and a music channel Cyndago – which ended after Kyre died.
What is Markiplier’s net worth?
Markiplier’s net worth is estimated at $35 million.
He earns most of his income from Youtube as he is listed in the top 100 most subscribed channels
He has 33.7 million subscribers thanks to his comedy sketches, playthroughs, and gameplay commentary.
He also makes money from his clothing brand and podcasts.
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Occasionally, Markiplier also hosts or co-hosts awards ceremonies, which contributes to its revenue.
In 2015, he co-hosted one of his first shows, the South By Southwest Gaming Awards, along with The Legend of Korra voice actor Janey Varney.
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