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Jenna Marbles
Jenna Mourey, more commonly known as Jenna Marbles, is an American YouTube personality. Jenna attended Brighton High School in Rochester, New York. Later on, she moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend college at Suffolk University, obtaining a B.S. in Psychology. She then attended Boston University and obtained her Master's in Sport psychology and Counseling...
“ "Jenna Marbles" ” - TheDutchViewer
Lisa Donovan
Lisa is one of the co-founders of Maker Studios where she plays an integral part in expanding the business and mentoring up-and-coming YouTube personalities who are part of the Maker Studios family. Lisa, known as LisaNova on YouTube, has one of the most successful YouTube channels of all time (210 million videos views...
“ "Lisa Nova" ” - TheDutchViewer
Justine Ezarik
With nearly 3 million subscribers and more than 430 million video views across her five YouTube channels, Justine is one of top female personalities on YouTube. Justine, who has more than 1.5 million Twitter followers, has been named "the most influential person online" by Fast Company and in 2012 was ranked No. 6 most influential personality by The Daily Beast's Digital Power Index...
“ "IJustine" ” - TheDutchViewer
Amber Lee Ettinger
Amber Lee Ettinger is an American actress and model best known as Obama Girl in her on-line video "I Got a Crush... on Obama" -- referring to 2008 presidential candidate Barack Obama -- which has earned her scores of media appearances, from a part in a Saturday Night Live sketch with Fred Armisen as "Obama" to an interview on Geraldo at Large with Geraldo Rivera...
“ "Obama Girl" ” - TheDutchViewer
Alexis Jordan
Soundtrack, Magic Mike
Alexis Jordan was born in Columbia, South Carolina on April 7, 1992 to an African American mother, Native American and European descent and a Puerto Rican father. She rose to fame as a contestant on the first season of America's Got Talent in 2006. After being eliminated from the show, she began to upload cover songs to YouTube...
Lia Marie Johnson
Lia was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She is part of a military family and has lived all over the United States including Florida and California. She has four younger sisters and a younger brother. Now that she is permanently located in Southern California she is excited to continue pursuing her acting dream.
“ "Barely Political" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Fine Brothers" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Fine Brothers" ” - TheDutchViewer
Joe Penna
Director, Arctic
Joe Penna was born in São Paulo, Brazil. He began his career on YouTube, where he has garnered nearly 3 million subscribers. He is a director and writer, known for Instant Getaway (2014), Meridian (2012), and Beyond (2015). He is married to Sarah Penna. They have one child.
“ "MysteryGuitarMan" ” - TheDutchViewer
Mark Douglas
After studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, Mark Douglas has been working as an actor, comedian, songwriter, stand up comic and has also played hamlet completely drunk. Now working as a comedian and songwriter at Barely Political in New York, he has written many song parodies for the Barely Political show Key of Awesome...
“ "Barely Political" ” - TheDutchViewer
Harley Morenstein
Actor, Tusk
The Co-creator of a YouTube channel known as Epic Meal Time, where he and several other men indulge in culinary creations which they release on YouTube every Tuesday. He has created over 100 episodes with the YouTube channel and it has been active ever since October 2010. On the show there have been several guest stars such as Tony Hawk...
“ "Epic Meal Time" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Chocolate Rain" ” - TheDutchViewer
Shane Dawson
Actor, Not Cool
Shane Dawson is a young actor from California who started out making videos on YouTube for hobby and eventually became one of the biggest stars of the popular video website. His main videos, small sketches and parodies of popular songs, are seen by millions of people and the most recurrent characters of his works - Shane (himself)...
Nice Peter
Peter Alexis Shukoff also known as Nice Peter is a self described "Comic/Guitar Hero" best known for the musical comedy on his YouTube channel, NicePeter. As of January 2012 he is the 34th most subscribed of all time and the 7th most subscribed musician with over 1.4 million subscribers. The day after hitting one million subscribers...
“ "Epic Rap Battles of History" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Epic Rap Battles of History" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Alphacat" ” - TheDutchViewer
Grace Helbig
Actress, Trolls
“ "Daily Grace" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "My Music" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Barely Political, CollegeHumor" ” - TheDutchViewer
Jack Douglass
Jack Douglass is a Youtube personality that operates the Youtube channels "Jacksfilms", "Jackisanerd", and "SHUTUPDENNIS". He makes videos every Monday and Friday. Mondays' videos are usually a sketch, music video, or parody. Fridays' videos are usually something called "Your Grammar Sucks", which is a show that features Youtube or Twitter comments with bad grammatical errors...
“ "Jacksfilms" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Totally Sketch" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Barely Political, MTV Essentials" ” - TheDutchViewer
Nikki Limo
Actress, Smiley
“ "Totally Sketch" ” - TheDutchViewer
Brittani Taylor
Self, Tube Top
Brittani Louise Taylor is an actress, artist, and one of the most subscribed women on Youtube. With over 1,000,000 subscribers, and 140,000,000+ total video views, she is a digital force to be reckoned with. Brittani has been fortunate enough create branded videos for Rogue Pictures, Lionsgate, Weinstein Company, GE, Panasonic, Hewlett Packard, Kodak, Wonderful Pistachios, and more.
“ "Brittani Louise Taylor" ” - TheDutchViewer
Bree Essrig
Bree Essrig was born and raised in Los Angeles. After getting her start on YouTube, Essrig broke into the industry as an actor, writer, and host. She has starred in thousands of videos on many popular Youtube channels (Break, Funny or Die, BlackBoxTV, The Young Turks, Machinima, What's Trending, Soul Pancake)...
“ "Totally Sketch" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Barely Political" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "My Drunk Kitchen" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "Vsauce" ” - TheDutchViewer
“ "sxephil" ” - TheDutchViewer
Kassem Gharaibeh
Kassem Gharaibeh, known as KassemG on YouTube, is one of the most popular personalities on YouTube with 2.6 million subscribers and over 431 million video views. Kassem began his career as a stand-up comedian working tirelessly in the local Los Angeles stand-up scene. In 2008, Kassem began posting videos of his stand-up and comedy sketches on YouTube and slowly amassed a loyal following...
“ "KassemG" ” - TheDutchViewer
Jimmy Wong
Jimmy Wong was born on March 28, 1987 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is an actor, musician, and writer, known for Video Game High School (2012-2014) and John Dies at the End (2012). He is the younger brother of popular director and YouTuber Freddie Wong. He attended Middlebury College where he majored in Theatre / Drama...
Ryan Higa
Actor, Ninja Melk
Ryan Higa was born in Hilo, Hawaii, USA, is an actor and writer, known for Ninja Melk (2009), Agents of Secret Stuff (2010), The Last Skitzo! (2015) and featured in Tell Me How I Die (2016). Also known for his YouTube channel 'nigahiga' with 23.7 million subscribers. He graduated from Waiakea High School in 2008.
“ "Nigahiga" ” - TheDutchViewer
Link Neal
Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal III is one half of the team Rhett and Link. Link is a writer, singer/songwriter and actor, known for Good Mythical Morning (2012), The Mythical Show (2013), Commercial Kings (2011) Rhett and Link's Buddy System (2016), Looking for Ms. Locklear (2008) and several songs, comedy sketches and commercials.
Ian Hecox
Producer, Smosh
Ian Hecox is the Co-founder of the online comedy enterprise Smosh. Together with his childhood friend Anthony Padilla, they write, direct, and star in the comedy sketches they have been creating since 2005. They have amassed over 6 Billion views and over 22 million subscribers on their Smosh YouTube channel...
Mike Lamond
Director, Nerdy Nummies
Mike Lamond was originally born in California. At age 11, his family moved to outside Portland, Oregon, where Mike would spend the next 12 years of his life. Upon his quickly growing YouTube success, Mike moved to Los Angeles to pursue his love of gaming, Esports, and new media. This includes traveling...