Jimmy Donaldson (born May 7, 1998) is an American YouTuber, media entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is known by the moniker, MrBeast.
He launched his YouTube/Vlogging career in 2012 at the age of 13. Over the years, he has grown his YouTube career to have over 164 million subscribers across his channels.
Also, MrBeast has a combined over 23 billion views on his YouTube channels.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Real Name:||Jimmy Donaldson|
|Born:||7 May 1998 (age 24 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Wichita, Kansas, United States|
|Parents:||Mr. and Mrs. Donaldson|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Maddy Spidell|
|Occupation:||YouTuber • Media Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$56 million-US$60 million|
MrBeast was born on the 7th of May 1998. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donaldson, named him Jimmy Donaldson. He was born in Kansas State and spent the early days of his childhood in the city.
His formative years were spent residing in Greenville, North Carolina. He has a brother named CJ Donaldson.
MrBeast studied at Greenville Christian Academy‘s private institution for his high school education. He graduated from the school in 2016.
After leaving high school, MrBeast became an undergraduate at East Carolina University.
However, he didn’t complete his bachelor’s degree before dropping out.
MrBeast‘s YouTube career began in February 2012 when he uploaded his first video. He was thirteen years old at the time. His initial handle was MrBeast6000. By July 2013, his subscribers had increased to 240 persons.
By 2015 and 2016, he had begun to gain popularity on YouTube and had grown his subscribers to 30,000. To concentrate on his growing content creation career, he decided to drop out of the university. He became known internationally after his video, “Counting to 100,000,” went viral on YouTube. The video had thousands of views within a few days.
Over the years, he has broadened his content topic to include challenge and donation videos, videos with arduous tasks and survival challenges, and original vlogs. To foster the growth of his channel, he hired many of his childhood friends to help run the brand. As of 2022, he has a team strength of 60 persons.
His main YouTube channel, MrBeast, has over 94 million subscribers as of May 2022. He has subsidiary channels such as Beast Reacts, MrBeast Gaming, Mr Beast Shorts, and a channel focused on philanthropy. He is one of the highest-paid YouTube content creators.
MrBeast is also an entrepreneur and has founded two brands, MrBeast Burger and Feastables. He is the co-creator of Team Trees and Team Seas, two fundraising programs for the Arbor Day Foundation and Ocean Conservatory, respectively.
MrBeast has over 18.5 million followers on Instagram and over 14.2 million followers.
- Instagram handle: @mrbeast
- Twitter handle: @MrBeast
MrBeast resides in Kansas City. He has Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel condition.
He launched a virtual restaurant, MrBeast Burger, in December 2020. The company has sold franchise rights to restaurants in the United States to serve burgers to customers who order via online delivery services.
In March 2021, MrBeast signed a partnership deal with Jellysmack and gave the company the exclusive right to distribute his video content on Facebook and Snapchat.
The renowned YouTube figure MrBeast is dating his longtime girlfriend named, Maddy Spidell.
The YouTuber is one of the highest-paid content creators in the world.
MrBeast has an estimated net worth of US$56 million to US$60 million.