MrBeast birthday: 5 unknown facts about the world's most popular YouTuber
Famous YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson aka MrBeast celebrates his birthday today. He was born on this day on May 7, 1998, in Kansas. At the age of 13, he launched his first YouTube channel called MrBeast6000. He created a new channel named MrBeast to start fresh and make sure that all of his future content was up to his standards.
MrBeast is a creative genius on YouTube and has over 150 million subscribers. He created "Team Trees" to plant 20 million trees and caused the Clubhouse app to crash.
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Here top 5 unknown facts about MrBeast that will blow your mind.
1. An award-winning creator
MrBeast has received recognition for the high quality of his films and his influence on the YouTube community. He has received many awards, including the Streamy Award for 2020 'Creator of the Year'. Other awards include 'Best Live Special', 'Social Good Creator', and 'Social Good: Nonprofit'.
2. Toxic workplace allegations
Some former employees have accused MrBeast of mental harassment and workplace abuse, according to The New York Times. Some complaints include verbal abuse and foul remarks directed against people with disabilities. As per the bullying allegations, people claimed he would often refuse to credit the people who worked on his videos.
3. First YouTube giveaway
MrBeast's first brand deal occurred shortly after he had reached 750,000 subscribers and had moved into a small house with his best friend Chris Tyson. He didn't waste the money on frivolous items but instead recorded a YouTube video in which he delivered a $10,000 cheque to a homeless person.
4. Massive production budget for videos
His video budget has grown rapidly with his fast-expanding subscriber base. MrBeast's "gaming" and "reaction" channels were created cheaply to cover the main channel's heavy costs. “I could be doing videos for less money. But I don’t feel like it. If I can go even further, I will.” MrBeast once stated.
5. MrBeast kept his YouTube career a secret from mother
MrBeast's mother Sue was taken aback when she discovered via a yearbook page that he had started making videos on YouTube. Her concerns went away when he informed her that he was benefiting from his channel. Nonetheless, she insisted MrBeast to continue his education beyond high school.