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Felix Kjellberg Poster

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Overview (3)

Birth NameFelix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg
Nicknames PewDiePie
PewDie
Pewds
PooDiePie
Poods
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg was born on the 24 of October, 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is a Swedish YouTube video game commentator under the alias name, PewDiePie. He graduated from Göteborgs Högre Samskola and then went to pursue a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. On 15 of August 2013, he surpassed the leading YouTube channel Smosh and having the most subscribed YouTube channel. He lives in the UK with his girlfriend Marzia Bisognin.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trade Mark (1)

Always refers to his audience as "Bros"

Trivia (15)

Swedish game commentator who films his face and reactions to games.
Italy: Youtube work [June 2013]
England: Working on his YouTube channel [July 2013]
He likes playing tennis, golf and going sailing.
Some of his previous jobs include working on a tennis court and at the harbor as captain.
One of the first horror games he ever played was Dead Space.
He can play the guitar.
His favorite video game character is Sho Minamimoto from the Nintendo DS game The World Ends With You.
As of 2011, he is in a relationship with fashion and beauty vlogger Marzia Bisognin, better known as CutiePieMarzia. The pair met when Bisognin was introduced to PewDiePie's channel through a friend, and later e-mailed Kjellberg, telling him she found his videos funny. Kjellberg flew over to Italy to meet her. The two began living together in Sweden, then moved to Italy before finally settling in England. The two have been referred to as "YouTube's biggest power couple." Felix and Marzia currently live in Brighton, East Sussex, with their two pugs, Maya and Edgar.
Kjellberg, with the help of his fanbase, has raised over $37,000 for children with cancer, $450,000 for clean drinking water, and $250,000 for providing supplies to children worldwide. Combined, his charity work totals to over $1 million.
Is known for his outlandish video and editing style, including enthusiastic greetings at the start of his videos, playing of indie games (therefore causing an Oprah effect on their sales), shouting and screaming, tongue-in-cheek remarks, and extreme profanity. Kjellberg also does charity work - as promotional work for the horror movie As Above, So Below (2014), he traveled through the Paris Catacombs, and has also taken part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for motor neurone disease.
He is a big fan of Radiohead. When asked on a Reddit AMA what his top five albums were, he answered that they were all In Rainbows.
Often collaborates with fellow gaming vloggers Cryaotic, Markiplier, and CinnamonToastKen.
Calls his subscribers/fans 'bros' and refers to his subscribers as the 'Bro Army', stating he wants to have a tender connection with his fanbase. As of September 2015, Kjellberg has over 39 million YouTube subscribers, making him the number one subscribed person on the site. He has surpassed Rihanna's VEVO account in subscribers and was only briefly surpassed in November/December 2013 by the YouTube Spotlight channel.
Stated in his July 2015 'Pewds Does Everything' video that the reason behind him not uploading to the series for about a year was due to a large-scale panic attack because he was attempting too much at once and not eating correctly, meaning he had to distance himself from the series.

Personal Quotes (21)

Save the Children is an awesome charity that has helped more than 125 million children around the world, providing everything from school books to food to blankets and shelter.
With my channel, and what people associate with Internet, most people think it goes viral, you become this huge thing super quick. I never had an explosion or a huge thing. It's just been something that has progressively been growing. It's been building.
My parents said that sitting at home playing video games all day won't bring you anywhere in life.
Everyone has played video games at some point these days, and video games are fun.
When I started my YouTube channel in 2010, I never imagined that one day it would be the most subscribed channel in the world and that I would be a part of such a great community.
I just want to entertain; that is my main objective and what comes before everything else.
I'm just so very lucky to be able to do what I do for a living, and giving back is a way for me to express my gratitude. I'm so lucky to be in a position to help people, and that's appealing to me.
I'd like to help other YouTubers.
In the very few interviews I've made, it doesn't matter how long we've talked to each other, the headline is still just about my paycheck.
I'm so central to YouTube now, and that puts me in the spotlight and raises a lot of questions like, 'Why is he so big?'
I'm not out to max my income. I think my viewers would call me on that right away if I did.
What I and other YouTubers do is a very different thing; it's almost like hanging around and watching your pal play games.
Dropping the news to my parents that I was skipping my 'dream education' at Chalmers to sit at home recording videos while playing video games was not easy.
It was so much easier to connect with my fans when I was smaller. I could answer every message, and I enjoyed doing that.
The fact that Disney bought Maker Studios doesn't really change anything for me.
When there's just so many games out there to play, Nintendo games just went to the bottom of that list.
I make funny videos of me playing video games, and I share those moments.
I don't do interviews.
Comments are my main way to communicate with you bros.
I just want to connect with you bros. That's all I care about, because you bros' support really means everything to me.
The thing that has made YouTube so successful is that you can relate to the people you're watching to a much higher degree than to the people you see on TV.

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