Jimmy Donaldson (born May 7, 1998), better known as MrBeast, is an American YouTube personality, credited with pioneering a genre of YouTube videos that centers on expensive stunts. His MrBeast YouTube channel had 112.2 million subscribers as of November 17, 2022, making it the fourth-most-subscribed on the platform, and the highest by an individual.
Donaldson began posting videos to YouTube in early 2012 at the age of 13 under the handle MrBeast6000; his early content ranged from Let’s Plays to “videos estimating the wealth of other YouTubers.” He went viral in 2017 after his “counting to 100,000” video earned tens of thousands of views in just a few days, and he has become increasingly popular ever since, with most of his videos gaining tens of millions of views.
Over time, his style of content diversified to include challenge and donation videos that reward thousands of dollars, videos with arduous tasks or survival challenges, and original vlogs. Once his channel took off, Donaldson hired several of his childhood friends to help him run the growing brand.
Donaldsonwas was one of the 10 highest-paid YouTubers of 2020. Donaldson won Creator of the Year award three times at The Streamy Awards in 2020, 2021, and 2022; He also won “Favorite Male Social Star” award at 2020 Kids’ Choice Awards.
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