Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg
PewDiePie, Pewds, PewDie, PooDiePie, Poods
Gothenburg, Västergötland and Bohuslän, Sweden
Brighton, England, UK
For high school education, Felix Kjellberg went to Göteborgs Högre Samskola in Gothenburg and graduated in 2008.
He subsequently joined the Chalmers University of Technology to pursue a degree in industrial economics and technology management. However, he left his studies in 2011 to work on his YouTube career.
YouTuber, web-based comedian, video producer
- Father – Ulf Christian Kjellberg (Chief Executive of a corporate company)
- Mother – Lotta Kristine Johanna (Former CIO of KappAhl)
- Siblings – Fanny Kjellberg (Sister)
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
He has claimed his height to be 5 ft 10¾ in or 180 cm on Twitter.
75 kg or 165 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Felix Kjellberg has dated –
- Marzia Bisognin (2011-Present) – YouTubers Felix and Marzia’s love story started with Marzia’s friend Diazo watching PewDiePie videos and sending the funny ones to Marzia. Marzia found the videos incredibly funny and sent Felix a message telling him so. After these initial messages, they established regular communication over Facebook. By October 2011, they had started dating each other. Initially, Felix traveled to Italy on different occasions to spend time with Marzia. Then, she moved to Sweden to live in with her new boyfriend. In 2012, Felix shifted to Sao Paolo to start a new life there with her. Eventually, they decided to settle down in Brighton, England. The couple got engaged in April 2018. In August 2019, they got married.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Swedish origin.
- Prominent Nose
- High Forehead
In 2014, Felix and Marzia Bisognin signed an endorsement deal with the Legendary Pictures for the promotional campaign of the movie, As Above, So Below (2014). For this particular marketing campaign, PewDiePie created YouTube miniseries that were termed as catacombs challenge.
In 2015, he signed a deal with Mountain Dew and created a fan-fiction for the marketing campaign.
His quotes were placed on the video game Dying Light posters by the game developer, Techland for marketing and promotion purpose.
Best Known For
- Creating the Let’s Play commentaries for his YouTube channel.
- His regular YouTube vlogs
He made his first film appearance in short (2-minute long) comedy film Asdfmovie8 in 2014 for his voicing role as Lonely Guy / Magician.
In 2015, he appeared in his first action-adventure theatrical film Tomorrowland for his uncredited role as PewDiePie.
First TV Show
His first TV appearance came in the form of an interview in a 2-episode series on Sveriges Television in 2012.
PewDiePie Favorite Things
- Music Band – Radiohead
- Music Album – In Rainbows
- Video Game Character – Sho Minamimoto from The World Ends With You (Nintendo DS game)
- In September 2015, PewDiePie released his first video game PewDiePie: Legend of the Brofist on iOS and Android.
- His second game PewDiePie’s Tuber Simulator was released in September 2016 on iOS and Android as a free app. Within days of its release, it was on number one spot in-app games.
- Felix settled down in England in July 2013 due to better internet connectivity and chance to live with more anonymity.
- Felix Kjellberg has two pet dogs, Edgar and Maya. Maya has only one eye.
- He started a charity campaign to raise funds for the Charity: Water. By the end of the campaign, he had managed to raise $446,462.
- In June 2014, he raised more than $630,000 for the charity Save the Children.
- In 2015, he took on games giant Nintendo for their new ad revenue-sharing model, in which vloggers would get half of the revenue for playing games.
- He refers to his viewers as “Bros.”
- He didn’t upload any video in the ‘Pewds Does Everything’ series due to a panic attack, which was induced because of a huge workload and not eating properly.
- After his parents refused to support his fledgling YouTube career, he took to working at a hot dog stand to raise funds for his work.
- PewDiePie’s other miscellaneous jobs include working as a captain at the harbor and doing menial work on the tennis court.
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