Meet the YouTube gamer who has more subscribers than Justin Bieber


Felix Kjellberg has more than 25 million subscribers on YouTube, more than 3.8 billion views on his videos, and has made millions of dollars in advertising revenue — all for recording himself playing video games and providing running commentary. If you haven't come across Kjellberg, or PewDiePie, as he's known on YouTube, this montage is a good introduction. And if you want to learn more about Kjellberg, his fellow gamers in the so-called "Let's Play" genre, and YouTube gaming as a full-time job, read this story by Christopher Zoia in The Atlantic.

The Verge
Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.



Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.