|DreamWasTaken Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||August 12, 1999|
|Hair Color||Dirty Blonde|
DreamWasTaken is an American content creator and social media personality who is best known for the Minecraft-related playthroughs, mods, and commentary videos that he uploads to his YouTube channel titled Dream. Aside from that, he also has 2 other popular channels called Dream Team and DreamXD.
The United States of America
Content Creator, Social Media Personality
- Siblings – He has a younger brother and a younger sister named Drista as well as an older sister.
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm (via a deleted tweet)
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Dream has dated –
- Sam – He dated a girl named Sam for multiple years who later cheated on him at least 9 times.
Race / Ethnicity
Dirty Blonde (via a deleted tweet on Twitter)
Usually wears a face mask
- He was formally known as DreamTraps.
- DreamWasTaken held the RSG Minecraft Java version 1.15 title as a Minecraft speedrunner for a month in the past. However, the title was later taken over by Youtuber Korbanoes.
- With time, DreamWasTaken has collaborated with a number of YouTubers including GeorgeNotFound, Sapnap, BadBoyHalo, Antfrost, Skeppy, Phoenix SC, Zelk, a6d, MrBeast, Twomad, Butch Hartman, Markus Persson (Notch).
- He started his YouTube channel titled Dream on Feb 8, 2014, but uploaded his first video to it on July 6, 2019, which was titled this cursed Minecraft video will trigger you…
- Until 2020 end, a few of the most watched videos on his YouTube channel Dream were Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters GRAND FINALE, Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters, Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters REMATCH, Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters FINALE REMATCH, and Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters FINALE.
- Until September 2020, he had managed to amass an incredible 1.2 million subscribers on his Twitch account.
- His secondary channel Dream Team, which was started on November 14, 2019, had more than 1.8 million subscribers by early September 2020. Whereas, his third YouTube channel, DreamXD had more than 4.5 million subscribers.
- In December 2020, DreamWasTaken sent Addison Rae merchandise that featured his iconic stick figure logo. Due to this, some fans were angered.
- On January 4, 2021, #RIPDream was trending on Twitter after the fans and haters of Dream started confronting on Twitter.
- In January 2021, DreamWasTaken had announced to give away $1,000 to 5 random people who would wear his iconic skin while playing Minecraft.
- In 2020 alone, Dream managed to gain 14 million subscribers on his YouTube channel which took his total YouTube following to 15 million subscribers.
- In February 2021, he released his first original song Roadtrip alongside rapper and songwriter PmBata.
- In 2021, he was secretly streaming on Discord with less than 100 fans at a time. Though some of his fans wanted him to make an alternate Twitch account and start streaming there.
- In March 2021, DreamWasTaken was accused of allegedly using a racial slur in a 2017 Minecraft video. However, he later denied all the claims.
- By March 2021 end, he had reached 20 million subscribers on his main channel on YouTube.
- Towards the end of April 2021, he returned to YouTube (after a hiatus of 1 month) with his Minecraft Manhunt series. In this, his friends (GeorgeNotFound, Sapnap, BadBoyHale, and Antfrost) try to find him to kill him before he finishes Minecraft. He added his 5th friend Awesamdude to make the challenge harder.
- In April 2021, Dream collaborated with MrBeast Burger restaurant to release a new burger called Dream Burger which included avocado.
- He is the winner of YouTube’s Streamy Award for gaming in 2020 and 2021.
- In October 2022, DreamWasTaken revealed his face and also introduced himself as ‘Clay’.
- In order to become a full-time content creator, he had quit his job at Apple. He used his $20,000 savings to fund his online career.
- In 2020, Dream had become YouTube’s top breakout star.
- In June 2021, Dream donated US$140,000 to the LGBT youth charity, The Trevor Project.
- In August 2021, he donated US$21,409 to cancer research after YouTuber Technoblade was diagnosed with cancer.
- In October 2022, Dream met his fans for the first time in-person at Twitch’s annual convention in San Diego, California.
- In the past, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) allegedly reached out to him about a “threat” against his life.
- He is a supporter of the University of Oklahoma’s athletic teams.
- In June 2023, Dream revealed that he regretted posting his face online and had decided to delete all the images of his face that were on the internet.
- In September 2023, he released his debut EP titled to whoever wants to hear.
Featured Image by DreamWasTaken / Instagram