|Matt Raub Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||October 23, 1986|
Matt Raub is an American creative director, producer, writer, and social media influencer who has served as the creative director, executive producer, and the vice-President of the Smosh Games YouTube channel that has amassed more than 7.5 million subscribers. As part of the channel, he had won the ‘Best Gaming Channel’ award at both the 2015 and the 2017 Streamy Awards. He has helped direct episodes of YouTube series such as Honest Game Trailers, and Smosh Game Bang and has even appeared in many such videos as the announcer and the host. Matt was also one of the co-founders of the pop culture news site The Flickcast and had worked there as the managing editor from 2008 to 2014.
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Los Angeles, California, United States
Matt had graduated from the Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, Connecticut. After his high school graduation, from 2004 to 2007, he studied at the Norwalk Community College and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in communication. He had also studied film and the English language there.
Creative Director, Producer, Writer, Social Media Influencer
- Siblings – Mark Raub (Younger Brother) (Writer, Director, Former PA for Smosh Games). He has 4 other brothers.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Matt has dated –
- Ashley Ukleja (2017–Present) – Matt got married to Ashley Ukleja on May 13, 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
- Sports a thick beard
- Stocky frame
- Side-parted hair
- Affable smile
Matt has partnered with and promoted brands such as –
- EA Games
Matt Raub Facts
- Matt’s first on-screen appearance came in the mid-1990s in an episode of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy show titled All That.
- From 1998 to 2003, he had worked as a retail clerk at Flamingo Street Comics & Books, a pop culture collectibles store in Norwalk, Connecticut. He had also worked as a news correspondent and an on-air personality for Cox Radio from 2006 to 2010 at its Connecticut station.
- From October 2012 to November 2013, he had worked as the ‘Head of Original Programming’ for all the original shows of Metacafe, the popular video-sharing website. He has formerly hosted YouTube series, discussions, and podcasts such as This Week in Horror, GeekDown, & This Week in Walking Dead.
- In 2013, he had served as the cinematographer, editor, and executive producer for a web series titled Ms. Vampy’s Love Bites. For his work, he won the ‘Best Television Pilot’ award at the 2014 Honolulu Film Awards.
- He was closely involved in the 2012 launch of NODE, EA Games‘ first new media venture on YouTube.
- He is quite fond of animals and has a Brussels Griffon pet dog named Gizmo.
Featured Image by Matt Raub / Instagram