Mark Edward Fischbach (born June 28, 1989) is an American YouTuber known as Markiplier. He began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is now headquartered in Los Angeles, California. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He co-founded Cloak clothing company with fellow YouTuber Jacksepticeye, is a co-host for the Distractible Podcast with LordMinion777 and Muyskerm, and co-hosted the now-defunct Unus Annus channel.
His channel has over 17.9 billion total video views and over 32.5 million members as of April 2022. Fischbach is known for his Let’s Play videos, which mostly feature survival horror games.
Early Years of Markiplier
Mark Edward Fischbach was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on June 28, 1989. The Tripler Army Medical Center was where he was born. Cliffton (who died in 2008) and Sunok met while Cliffton was serving in the United States Army and stationed in Korea.
After Markiplier was born, his family relocated to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he attended Milford High School and played trumpet in the marching band. Markiplier often laughs about how destitute his family was when he was little. He went to the University of Cincinnati to study biomedical engineering after graduation, but he left out to focus on his YouTube career. Jason, Markiplier’s older brother, is an online comic creator who produced “Twokinds.”
How Much Money Does Markiplier Have?
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Born:||June 28, 1989|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional YouTubers|
Markiplier has a $35 million net worth as an actor, writer, producer, director, and YouTube celebrity. He is one of the most well-known and well-paid YouTube personalities on the planet. As of this writing, Markiplier’s YouTube channel has over 30 million followers and 17 billion views. His YouTube account is in the top 100 most subscribed. Markiplier is recognized for his hilarious game comments. He specializes in “Let’s Play” gameplay commentary videos, which frequently incorporate survival horror and action video games.
He starred in, wrote, and directed the 2019 YouTube Premium film “A Heist With Markiplier,” and he appeared in the 2015 film “Smosh: The Movie.” In 2018, Markiplier and fellow YouTuber Jacksepticeye created the Cloak fashion label. His podcasts “3 Peens in a Podcast” and “Distractible” are co-hosted by him. He co-produced and starred in the episodic audio drama “Edge of Sleep” in 2019.
Markiplier is one of YouTube’s highest-paid personalities. He makes between $10 and $20 million per year from his different social media ventures. In 2017, he was paid $12.5 million, and in 2018, he was paid $17.5 million, making him the world’s sixth highest-paid YouTube celebrity. Markiplier earned $13 million in 2019 and $20 million in 2020, making him the world’s third highest-paid YouTuber. Between 2017 and 2020, that’s more than $60 million in earnings.
Personal Life of Markiplier
Miranda Cracraft, Markiplier’s step-niece, died in a car accident in June 2018. To cover the burial costs, he started a GoFundMe campaign, which garnered more than $79,000. Markiplier has participated in various charity fundraisers and live streams, raising roughly $3 million according to “Forbes” magazine in 2017.
He collected $500,000 for the Cancer Research Institute by selling his “Tasteful Nudes” Charity Calendar for 48 hours in March 2018. Markiplier describes himself as a liberal who advocates for tougher gun restrictions, universal health care, and LGBT rights. He spoke out against George Floyd’s murder in 2020.
Nominations and Awards
Markiplier has been nominated for multiple Streamy Awards, and in 2019 and 2020, he won the Purpose Award for Social Good – Creator and the Scripted Series award for “A Heist with Markiplier.” He was selected Celebrity of the Year at the 2016 Make-A-Wish Foundation Award Ceremony, and in 2020, he won the Cancer Research Institute’s Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research.
At the 2016 YouTube Creator Awards, Markiplier received a Diamond Creator Award/YouTube Creator Reward, and in 2017, he received a Golden Joystick Award for Best Streamer/Broadcaster. The Kids’ Choice Awards (Favorite Funny YouTube Creator, 2018), the Shorty Awards (Creator of the Decade, 2018), and The Game Awards have all nominated him (Trending Gamer, 2015).
Markiplier bought $4 million for Donald Glover’s property in the La Canada Flintridge neighborhood of Los Angeles in April 2021. Three bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, a swimming pool, and a cabana are among the features of the 3,279 square foot property. Glover bought the house for $2.7 million in 2016 and had it renovated by designer Barbara Bestor.