|ElrubiusOMG Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||February 13, 1990|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
El Rubius or elrubiusOMG is the first Spanish YouTuber to reach 25 million subscribers. The YouTuber is fluent in many languages like Norwegian, English, and Spanish. He received his Diamond Play Button, for crossing 10 million subscribers on YouTube, in October 2015.
Rubén Doblas Gundersen
He divides his time between Madrid and Norway.
El Rubius got enrolled in animation and 3D modeling after having permanently settled in Spain.
- Mother – He spent most of his childhood living with his mother in Bergen, Norway.
6 ft 3 in or 190 cm
80 kg or 176 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
El Rubius has remained very guarded while interacting with the media about his personal life, which makes it difficult for us to ascertain anything about his dating history and love life.
Race / Ethnicity
On his father’s side, he has Spanish ancestry and on his mother’s side, he is of Norwegian descent.
- Messy hairdo
- Boy next door looks
El Rubius has used his sizeable following on various social media networks to land plum endorsement deals. Most of such promotion is done by either incorporating a particular product in his videos or by making sure that a product is visible in his videos and pictures by placing it strategically.
Best Known For
- Being one of the most popular Spanish language YouTubers. He has more than 40 million subscribers on his main channel and his videos have been viewed more than 5 billion times.
- His strong presence on other social media platforms. He has more than 10 million followers on Twitter and Instagram each.
In October 2014, he made his theatrical film debut in the action-comedy flick, Torrente 5, which was originally titled as Torrente 5: Operación Eurovegas.
First TV Show
In November 2017, ElrubiusOMG made his first TV show appearance in the comedy TV series, Televisión registrada.
ElrubiusOMG Favorite Things
- Color – Green
- Dessert – Chocolate ice cream
- He started recording his videos at the age of 16 to amuse his friends. He used to upload these videos with humorous commentary on YouTube.
- El Rubius first got widespread exposure when he uploaded a video on the gameplay of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which got him 60,000 hits per week. Before that, he was limited to 400 views per month.
- He didn’t realize that he could carve a career out of YouTube until he reached the age of 21.
- El Rubius has spoken strongly about online bullying on a couple of occasions and has advocated measures to clamp down on such behavior in the future.
- He is multilingual and can easily converse in Spanish, Norwegian, Bergen dialect, and English.
- In February 2015, he achieved the distinction of being the 1st Spanish-language YouTuber to hit 10 million subscribers.
- In 2014, he published his first book, El Libro Troll (English: The Troll Book), which was an interactive book. The book remained at the top of the charts in Spain for many weeks.
- In September 2015, El Rubius published his first comic book, ElRubius: Virtual Hero in collaboration with Spanish publisher Planeta.
- One of his tweets in 2016 was the most retweeted tweet in the world for that year. It was retweeted more than 1.3 million times.
- YouTuber Frank Norton posted a video in which he insinuated that El Rubius didn’t care much about his followers. The video was later detected as a forgery.
- His original channel Elrubius was created in 2006. He created his 2nd channel ElrubiusOMG in December 2011 as he wasn’t able to become a YouTube partner on his initial channel because of a strike.
- He met his close friend and YouTube collaborator Juan Miguel Flores through Internet while he was a teenager. Flores encouraged him to pursue a YouTube career.
- While studying in school, he did a number of odd jobs in the summers.
- He holds the distinction of being the 1st YouTuber from Spain to cross 25 million subscribers.
- In June 2022, he challenged streamer xQc for a boxing match during Ibai Llanos’s La Velada Del Año II creator boxing event.
Featured Image by ElrubiusOMG / Instagram