Mark Edward Fischbach (born 28 June 1989), also known as Markiplier , is an Asian-American YouTuber . He comes from Honolulu, Hawaii, began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California . In addition to uploading videos to his main YouTube channel, is the co-founder of the clothing company Cloak with fellow YouTuber Jacksepticeye and co-host of the Distractiblepodcast alongside LordMinion777 and Muyskerm. He also co-hosted the now-defunct channel Unus Annus.
Since December 2022 R. his channel has over 19,2 billion video views and 34 millions of subscribers. Fischbach specializes in Let is Play films, usually in survival horror games .
Fischbach has collaborated on comedy sketches and gaming videos with many other YouTubers, including CrankGameplays, Jacksepticeye, LordMinion777, mouse screen, PewDiePie, Matthias, Game Grumps , Cyndago, Yamimash, jacksfilms , CaptainSparklez , Egoraptor i LixianTV, who currently works as its editor . He also collaborated with celebrities, takimi jak Jack Black i Jimmy Kimmel.
A recurring element of Fischbach's channel are live charity broadcasts, in which he plays games while campaigning and collecting donations for various charities, w tym Cincinnati Children Hospital Medical Center, The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, i Best Friends Animal Society .
The early years (2012–2014).
Fischbach joined YouTube for the first time 6 brand 2012 R., By creating a channel under the username "Markiplier", and uploaded his first video 4 April 2012 R . Fischbach's original intention for the channel was a sketch comedy , in which he would represent all the characters in the sketches. This led to the name "Markiplier", being a combination of Mark and a multiplier . Fischbach's first series was the video game Amnesia: The Dark Descent . After playing several other series of games, w tym Penumbra i Dead Space , YouTube banned Fischbach's AdSense account , a 26 house 2012 founded a new channel markiplierGAME.
W 2014 year, the MarkiplierGAME channel made the list 100 of the best NewMediaRockstars channels , occupying 61. place. In the same year, Fischbach announced, that she plans to move to Los Angeles, California, to be closer to other resources for your channel, such as YouTube Space and other content creators. In August 2014 Fischbach started his famous Five Nights at Freddys game , which became his most popular game to date, and the first part had over 100 million views in February 2022 year. Due to the success of this series, Fischbach played other FNAF games , and also starred in Five Nights at Freddys AR: Special Delivery.
Fischbach and colleague Jenna Mae appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in September 2015 R. after objection, that Kimmel received in connection with the pranks, which he did on YouTube and Lets Play videos . W 2015 He was ranked sixth in the list of the twenty most influential teenage celebrities in the United States in 2009.
Break and overshoot 10 million subscribers (2015).
From 2015 Fischbach lived with other YouTubers, Daniel Kyre and Ryan Magee, who created and ran the comedy and music channel Cyndago on YouTube. Matt Watson of Kids w/ Problems later joined Cyndago after moving to Los Angeles. Their works were famous for their unexpected endings and dark, often disturbing humor. Cyndago broke up after the death of Daniel Kyre. At the time of the breakup, the group had created forty sketches and fourteen original songs, many of which included Fischbach. After the death of Daniel Kyre and the breakup of Cyndago, Fischbach had a temporary hiatus from 17 Sept. 2015 do 5 October 2015. He came back and achieved 10 million subscribers 15 October 2015 R.
Further development and larger projects (2015–2019).
Fischbach was co-host 2015 South by Southwest Gaming Awards featuring the voice actress of The Legend of Korra , Janet Varney , and appeared on YouTube Rewind .
Throughout 2016 year Fischbach focused partly on comedy sketches, showing his aspirations to the theater of improvisation . W 2017 Fischbach published an interactive film in the style of Choose Your Own Adventure titled A Date with Markiplier , which was well received by fans. 29 brand 2018 year Fischbach announced, that his YouTube channel has crossed 20 million subscribers.
In October 2019 Fischbach announced a new Choose Your Own Adventure story , similar to A Date with Markiplier , YouTube Originals production titled A Heist with Markiplier . Produced by Fischbach and Rooster Teeth, the series includes 31 possible endings and includes other YouTubers, such as Rosanna Pansino , Matthew Patrick i Game Grumps .
One year (2019–2020).
15 November 2019 Fischbach launched a new channel with fellow YouTuber Ethan Nestor (known online as CrankGameplays) called One Year, canal, who planned to upload video every day for a year, after which the channel will be deleted along with its video. The channel was an early success, gaining 1 one million subscribers in the first 5 id i 4,56 million in the last few minutes and over 11,5 million video views in the first week. After the last 12-hour live stream, which has peaked over 1,5 million simultaneous viewers, the canal was removed by Fischbach and Nestor 14 November 2020 R. at 00:00 PST.
Fischbach joined the board of comic book publisher Red Giant Entertainment in November 2014 R. In June of that year at San Diego Comic-Con, he co-hosted a panel with characters from the company, including CEO Benny R. Powell and writers David Campiti , Mort Castle , David Lawrence i Brian Augustyn. W 2016 year announced, that he will appear in his own comic book series.
Fischbach signed with Endeavor towards the end 2016 year, expressing an interest in moving away from YouTube content.
From 2017 he voices the character 5.0.5 w serialu Cartoon Network Villainous .
Podcasts and Streaming.
Fischbach with Wad Barnes (LordMinion777) and Bob Muyskens (mouse screen) streamed a podcast on Twitch called 3 Peens in a Podcast by 2018 do 2021 year, in which the trio discussed current events and played multiplayer games.
W 2019 Fischbach co-produced and starred in The Edge of Sleep , episodic audio drama released on iTunes, which is about a night watchman and a group of survivors in the world, in which you, who fell asleep, suddenly they died.
In May 2021 year Fischbach announced, that he, Barnes and Muyskens will launch a podcast titled Distractible . The podcast was recorded and produced by QCode Wood Elf and is streamed on Spotify and Apple Podcasts . Within a week of its debut, the first episode reached number one on the Spotify and Apple Podcast charts. In February 2022 launched another podcast, co-hosted by Tyler Shield, named Him! My favorite sports team , which also ranked #1 on Spotify's sports podcast rankings.
W 2018 Markiplier announced the launch of a new fashion brand called Cloak, in a joint venture with Jacksepticeye . The brand was conceived and launched as a sports and leisure line focused on players , different from their personal goods. The brand has released collaborations with Mojang Studios , Five Nights at Freddy i The Oregon Trail.
W 2020 Last year, fellow YouTuber and streamer Pokimane joined Cloak as a partner and creative director.
Fischbach has participated in many charity live streams and fundraisers. Most of his collections went to cancer charities in honor of his father, who died of lung cancer in 2008 year. W 2017 year Forbes reported, that Fischbach and his fans have collected approx 3 million dollars to charity through these events. In March 2018 R., celebrating an achievement 20 million subscribers, Fishbach announced, that he will donate all proceeds from the 48-hour sale of his "Tasteful Nudes" charity calendar to the Cancer Research Institute ; collected over 490 000 dollars to charity and won an Oliver R. Grace Award 2020.
The success of the Tasteful Nudes calendar inspired Fischbach to create an account on OnlyFans , the proceeds of which will be shared equally between the Cincinnati Children's Hospital and the World Food Program . He announced a set of conditions, that had to be met before launching the site: The first condition was this, that his Distractible podcast must have become the most popular podcast on Apple Podcast and Spotify, the second condition was this, make a sports podcast, which he made with a friend, was to become the number one sports podcast in the United States and the rest of the world. The third and final condition was this, that the fans had to pay 12 dollars for admission to his documentary Markiplier From North Korea , documentary based on his mother's life story about it, how he reconnects with the rest of the family.
The conditions were met faster than he was prepared for. 2 November 2022 announced in a YouTube video, that he intends to create a website at the end of the month, after doing an initial batch of "tasteful acts" and getting a username from someone, who is impersonating him.
The website has been launched 9 of December 2022 year, and the influx of traffic caused the website to crash.
Mark Edward Fischbach was born 28 June 1989 R. at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii as the son of Cliffton M. Fischbacha (1941–2008), An American of German descent, who served in the U.S. Army and Sunok Frank (ur. 1964), retired Korean nurse. His parents met, while his father was stationed in Korea. After his birth, his family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio , where he grew up. He grew up in Milford, Ohio, and attended Milford High School, where he was a member of the school marching band and played the trumpet. He has an older brother, Jasona Thomasa „Toma” Fischbacha (ur. 1987), artist and author of the webcomic Twokinds. While Tom Fischbach appears in some movies, he mostly refrains from filming his face. His maternal grandfather was born in what is now North Korea; Fischbach explored his Korean family history with his mother in the documentary Markiplier From North Korea with 2022 year.
Fischbach studied biomedical engineering at the University of Cincinnati, but dropped out of college, to pursue a YouTube career.
19 June 2018 R. Fischbach's half-niece, Miranda Cracraft, died in a car accident at age 19 Years. 26 June 2018 R. Fischbach posted a video with her father, thanking his fans for their support. Thanks to GoFundMe, he has raised over 79 000 $ na pogrzeb Mirandy.
Not supporting any particular political party, Fischbach described himself as a "liberal". He expressed support for universal health care and stricter gun control after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Fischbach is an ally of the LGBT rights movement , who raised money for a human rights campaign on one of his charity live streams. W 2020 condemned the killing of George Floyd. W 2022 Fischbach opposed the overturning of Roe v. Wade, describing it as "the erosion of women's rights".