Markiplier Net Worth:$35 Million
Mark Edward Fischbach known online as Markiplier, is an American YouTuber and podcast host. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii,he began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is currently based in Los Angeles, California. As well as uploading videos on his main YouTube channel, he is the co-founder of clothing company Cloak with fellow YouTuber Jacksepticeye, and the co-host of the now defunct Unus Annus channel.
As of November 2021, his channel has over 16.7 billion total video views and over 30.2 million subscribers.Fischbach specializes in Let’s Play videos, commonly of survival horror video games
Markiplier Net Worth:
Markiplier is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and YouTube personality who has a net worth of $35 million. He is one of the highest-paid and most-popular YouTube stars on the planet.
Markiplier’s YouTube channel has over 30 million subscribers and 16 billion views as of this writing, and it is in the Top 100 most subscribed channels on YouTube. His specialties include Let’s Play gameplay commentary videos, which commonly feature survival horror and action video game titles.
Markiplier is well known for his comedic gameplay commentary. He also appeared in the 2015 film “Smosh: The Movie,” and he starred in, wrote, and directed the 2019 YouTube Premium movie “A Heist With Markiplier.”
Markiplier launched the fashion brand Cloak with fellow YouTuber Jacksepticeye in 2018, and he co-hosts the podcasts “3 Peens in a Podcast” and “Distractible.” In 2019, he starred in and co-produced the episodic audio drama “Edge of Sleep.”
Markiplier is one of the highest earning personalities on YouTube. Every year he earns between $10 and $20 million from his various social media endeavors.
In 2017, he earned $12.5 million, and in 2018, he earned $17.5 million, which was enough to make him the sixth highest-paid YouTube star in the world.
In 2019, Markiplier earned $13 million, and in 2020, he earned $20 million, making him the third highest-paid YouTuber in the world. That’s more than $60 million in earnings between 2017 and 2020 alone.
Markiplier was born Mark Edward Fischbach on June 28, 1989, in Honolulu, Hawaii. His birth took place at the Tripler Army Medical Center.
His father Cliffton M. Fischbach (died 2008) a German American, served in the U.S. Army. While stationed in Korea, he met Fischbach’s mother, a native Korean. After he was born, his family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio where he was raised.
Markiplier grew up in Milford, Ohio and attended Milford High School where he was a member of the school’s marching band where he played trumpet.
He has an older brother, Jason Thomas “Tom” Fischbach, an artist and author of the webcomic Twokinds.While Tom Fischbach is featured in some videos, he mostly stays away from allowing his face to be filmed.
After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Cincinnati to study biomedical engineering, but he dropped out to focus on his YouTube career. Markiplier’s older brother, Jason, is an artist who created the web comic “Twokinds.”
Markiplier joined YouTube in March 2012 and uploaded his first video the following month. He chose the username “Markiplier,” a combination of his first name and “multiplier,” because he was originally intending to post sketch comedy videos in which he played every character.
His first YouTube series was a playthrough of the “Amnesia: The Dark Descent” video game, and after he played several other games on his channel, YouTube banned his AdSense account, leading him to create a new channel, “markiplierGAME,” in May 2012.
In August 2014, Markiplier began a playthrough of “Five Nights at Freddy’s,” which went on to garner more than 80 million views, making it his most popular playthrough. He later played other games in the franchise and had a cameo in 2019’s “Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery.”
In September 2015, Markiplier appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” with fellow YouTuber Jenna Mae after Kimmel received backlash over jokes he made about Let’s Play videos. In 2015, Markiplier was ranked #6 in a “Variety” list of the most influential celebrities among U.S. teens.
After Markiplier moved to Los Angeles, he lived with Ryan Magee and Daniel Kyre, who created the YouTube channel “Cyndago.” He appeared in many of their sketches, and after Kyre died in September 2015, Markiplier went on a temporary hiatus.
Markiplier and actress Janet Varney co-hosted the 2015 South by Southwest Gaming Awards, and in 2017, he posted the interactive video “A Date with Markiplier,” which was followed by a similar movie, “A Heist with Markiplier,” in 2019.
In 2016, it was announced that Markiplier would be starring in his own comic book series from Red Giant Entertainment; he had joined the board of the publisher in late 2014. In November 2016, he signed with Endeavor after expressing interest in branching out in other forms of entertainment like music and acting.
In November 2019, he launched the YouTube channel “Unus Annus” with Ethan Nestor (aka CrankGameplays) with the intention of uploading a video every day for a year, then deleting the channel. “Unus Annus” gained one million subscribers within the first five days and garnered more than 11 million views in the first week.
In June 2018, Markiplier’s step-niece, 19-year-old Miranda Cracraft, died in a car accident. He created a GoFundMe campaign to cover the funeral costs and raised more than $79,000. Markiplier has taken part in numerous charity fundraisers and livestreams, and in 2017, “Forbes” magazine reported that these events had raised approximately $3 million.
In March 2018, in celebration of reaching 20 million subscribers, Fischbach announced he would donate all proceeds from a 48-hour sale of his “Tasteful Nudes” Charity Calendar to the Cancer Research Institute; he raised over $490,000 for the charity and won the 2020 Oliver R. Grace Award
In March 2018, he put his “Tasteful Nudes” Charity Calendar on sale for 48 hours and raised $500,000 for the Cancer Research Institute. Markiplier has described himself as a liberal, and he supports stricter gun control laws, universal health care, and LGBT rights. In 2020, he spoke out against the murder of George Floyd.
While not endorsing a specific political party, Fischbach described himself as a “liberal”.