Markiplier Net Worth 2020, Biography, Family, and Career
Markiplier Net Worth 2020 – Mark Edward Fischbach is a renowned American YouTube star, entertainer, social media personality, and a ‘Let’s Play’ star, better known by his pseudonym Markiplier.
He has garnered tremendous fame through his YouTube account ‘markiplierGAME’ where he posts action video games, indie games, and gameplay commentary videos.
Biography of Markiplier
Markiplier was born Mark Edward Fischbach on 28 June 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii. His family later relocated to Cincinnati where he lived throughout his childhood and young adult life.
He spent most of his childhood with his brother Tom Fischbach playing in the woods before their father introduced them to the use of computers and this caught the boys’ attention as they would spend hours playing video games like Super Nintendo.
Mark got admission into the University of Cincinnati to study Biomedical Engineering but dropped out to pursue a career online as a YouTuber.
He soon became famous through his YouTube account ‘markiplierGAME’ which he created on May 26, 2012, for posting action video games, indie games and gameplay commentary videos.
He is known for horror and indie games like Slender: The Eight Pages, Five Nights at Freddy’s series, Garry’s Mod and Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Markiplier is also known for his sketch comedy videos.
Mark’s father, Cliffton Morris Fischbach was a military officer who served in South Korea where he met his mother who is a native of Korea.
His father retired from the army shortly after he was born and relocated to Cincinnati with his family. Mark has an older brother, Jason Thomas Fischbach an artist and the author of the webcomic Two kinds.
Though loved by both parents, their marriage ended in a divorce. Mark’s father met another lady, Dee, who both Mark and Tom liked because she bought them a PS2 and was nice to them.
Dee was said to have brought joy to their dad once again. However, their dad was diagnosed with cancer and died on July 4th, 2008. Mark was emotionally broken by this loss.
This famous YouTuber, who once aspired to become a voice actor, first joined this video-sharing website creating a channel titled ‘Markiplier’ on May 26, 2012.
He started off with a playthrough of the video game ‘Amnesia: The Dark Descent’ and then went on with many other game series like ‘Dead Space’ and ‘Penumbra.’
At this time, however, he faced a ban on his AdSense account by YouTube which forced him to create a new channel.
His new channel, titled ‘MarkiplierGAME’, as of today is counted among the most popular channels of YouTube.
Markiplier Net Worth
The whole chunk of Markiplier’s wealth is attributed to his YouTube earnings. His MarkiplierGAME has attracted a ton of about 18 million subscribers and over 7 billion views.
Other sources of income for this young YouTuber include his social media accounts as Forbes Magazine estimated that he is one of the ten most influential YouTubers in the USA to make about $6million yearly from social media endorsements alone.