PewDiePie, real name Felix Kjellberg, has finally hit 100 million YouTube subscribers, becoming the first individual creator to do so.
The milestone comes in the same week as his marriage to long-time partner, Marzia Bisognin, who has since taken his name.
Though he has officially been on the platform for almost a decade, Kjellberg actually began YouTube life in 2006 as Pewdie in a series of now deleted videos.
His videography is as broad as his fanbase, starting off with (briefly) Minecraft before finding fame in the horror game genre. Happy Wheels was his breadwinner for a while before he more or less left gaming behind to focus on commentary and skits. Now, in 2019, he has returned to Minecraft and is in a better spot than ever.
His meteoric rise saw him become the most subscribed to YouTuber in 2013, overtaking Smosh in the process, a title which he held until YouTube Spotlight briefly overtook him. He quickly retained his crown of most overall subscribers and held onto it until early 2019, at which time he traded the #1 spot with T-Series until he eventually conceded the battle.
Kjellberg promised a momentous brofist for his audience when he reached 100 million subscribers, after which he should deservedly take a short break and enjoy his honeymoon.
It’s what Water Sheep would want.
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