PewDiePie’s success and fame as a ‘YouTuber’ has led many to try and follow in his footsteps. But how successful is he? Well, at one time, he was the most successful, financially as well as based on subscribers, personality on YouTube. First, he’s a Swede. His real name is Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg. His YouTube channel is consistently the most subscribed-to channel on YouTube, though it has been dethroned briefly by an Indian Bollywood-playing site on more than one occasion. As of April 2019, PewDiePie’s channel was ranked as the third-most subscribed and eleventh most viewed platform on YouTube. After dropping out of college to concentrate on his YouTube channel, within a year – by 2012 – his channel surpassed 1 million views. Among other things, PewDiePie’s channel specialized in ‘Let’s Play’ videos, documenting his playing through a video game, including commentary and occasional views of his reactions while playing. According to Business Insider, YouTube’s top stars have become the world’s top “influencers” – personalities coveted by media outlets and advertisers for their daily ...