Markiplier is yet another online sensation dominating the gaming world. With over 43 million followers across his online platforms and an astounding 11 billion views across his YouTube channel, Mark is no doubt one of the world’s leading online influencers, pioneering the virtual world of gaming.
Originally intending to become a biomedical engineer, Mark attended the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. However, it wasn’t long until the upcoming influencer decided to change his path towards YouTube and online gaming in Los Angeles.
Markiplier’s distinguishing feature is his dramatised, sensationalised video game commentary which has become a popular trend amongst gamers and fans; his approach to gaming adds a comedic effect to the influencer’s already engaging and entertaining content. His content consists of a variety of gameplays and reviews, one of his most popular videos being his Let’s Play series, where he typically takes on survival horror games. Keeping attentive of the popular games circulating around the market, Mark identifies the highly demanded content and delivers playthroughs of top games including Amnesia: The Dark Descent and its sequel, Happy Wheels, Minecraft, Slender: The Eight Pages, and many more.
As one of the biggest gamers on YouTube, Mark actively engages in collaborations with other influencers and television personalities in a variety of different projects and events. Some of these include creating comedic and gaming videos with Jacksepticeye and world-leading gaming icon PewDiePie, as well as collaborating with high-profile celebrities such as Jack Black and Jimmy Kimmel. Besides YouTube, Mark has been on TV screens during several acting appearances including, TomSka's asdfmovie series, Smosh: The Movie, Disney XD's Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything, and Five Nights at Freddy's: The Musical.
Mark’s influential position resulted in him headlining his own worldwide improv tour in 2017, known as the You’re Welcome Tour, alongside influencers Ethan Nestor, Wade Barnes, Tyler Scheid and Bob Muskens. The tour reached North America, Australia and Europe.
Mark effectively uses his enormous platform to become a successful philanthropist, conducting charity livestreams during which he performs gameplays whilst campaigning for and collecting donations for charities such as Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Best Friends Animal Society, and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. In 2017, Forbes announced that over 3 million dollars had been raised by Mark and his fans.
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