James A. Janisse Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

James A. Janisse Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth May 6, 1989
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Hair Color Dark Brown

James A. Janisse is an American YouTuber, movie reviewer, comedian, vlogger, and gamer who rose to fame after making his YouTube debut with the channel Practical Folks on January 13, 2014, that has featured hilarious parodies and reaction videos often focused on the Game of Thrones. He is widely recognized online as “Dead Meat” after he became the host of his channel by the same name that has been dedicated to horror films.

Born Name

James Anthony Janisse

Nick Name


James A Janisse in October 2014
James A Janisse in October 2014 (James A. Janisse / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Detroit, Michigan, United States


Lincoln Park, Michigan, United States





He earned a degree in Films from the University of Michigan.


Internet Personality, Comedian




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Chelsea Rebecca (2012-Present) – He started dating Chelsea Rebecca in 2012. They got engaged in September 2019.
James A Janisse in September 2019 announcing his engagement to Chelsea
James A Janisse in September 2019 announcing his engagement to Chelsea (James A. Janisse / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sharp nose
  • Expressive eyes
  • Cheerful smile



James A. Janisse Favorite Things

  • Musician – David Bowie
  • Fan Of WWE and he has met several wrestlers outside the ring


James A Janisse in December 2019 showing off his newly grown beard
James A Janisse in December 2019 showing off his newly grown beard (James A. Janisse / Instagram)

James A. Janisse Facts

  1. He had kickstarted his career as a YouTuber in Michigan. However, he later became part of a group based in Los Angeles that consisted of Chelsea and his friends James Graessle and Joel Arnold. Chelsea has been his co-host for his Dead Meat channel.
  2. His most popular videos on Practical Folks have included THE LION KING ft. Jon Cozart (Drunk Disney #35) that had quickly generated more than 700k views.
  3. On Dead Meat, James’s most successful and frequent show has been the Kill Count, where he counts the kills of horror movies like Friday the 13th, Scream, Nightmare On Elm Street, Jurassic Park, Predator, Halloween, and Evil Dead.
  4. He has appeared in films and shows like The Look-See by Crypt TV as Raymond, Hashtag as Beach Guy, So far from God, and Once upon a University, all as background characters. He has also been a writer for TMI Hollywood (2014), editor for Powerhour (2016-2017), and a camera and electrical department manager for The Midnight Hour.
  5. James was conferred the Dull Machete award as a joke in the kill count for the short horror movie Mordeo.
  6. He had declared on his Instagram account that he ended up proposing to his girlfriend Chelsea on Friday the 13th, and that was totally unplanned.

Featured Image by James A. Janisse / Instagram

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