|DanTDM Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6¼ in|
|Date of Birth||November 8, 1991|
DanTDM is an English YouTuber and gamer who is best known for the video game commentaries that he uploads to his YouTube channel. His video channels have covered many video games such as Roblox, Pokémon, Minecraft, and Sonic the Hedgehog. As of February 2023, his YouTube channel has amassed more than 26.4 million subscribers and more than 19 billion views. He has also appeared in several TV shows and films like Ralph Breaks the Internet, Skylanders Academy, and Free Guy. DanTDM is also popular on several other social media platforms such as Instagram, where he has more than 3.5 million followers. During the course of his career, he has been honored with numerous awards such as the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award.
Daniel Robert Middleton
DanTDM, The Diamond Minecart
Daniel lives in Wellingborough, which is a borough in Northamptonshire, England.
While growing up, he often shifted schools due to his father’s army job and by the age of 10, he had studied at 10 different schools.
After completing his school education, he got admission to the University of Northampton where he learned music production.
YouTube personality and professional gamer
- Father – His father was in the army.
- Siblings – He has a younger brother.
DanTDM is represented by London-based OP Talent.
5 ft 6¼ in or 168 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
DanTDM has dated –
- Jemma Middleton – Daniel first met his wife Jemma while they were studying in school. He started dating her when he was 18 years old. He eventually went on to propose to her on the beach. They got married in a small and intimate wedding ceremony in March 2013. She has appeared in a number of his YouTube videos. She even tends to give him advice about his Minecraft ideas. The couple has 2 children, Asher (b. January 5, 2020) and Miles (b. November 22, 2022).
Race / Ethnicity
Dark Brown (Natural)
But, he tends to dye his hair in bright shades.
- Messy hairdo
- Black ear studs
He is speculated to be wearing a shoe of size 8 (US). In one of his YouTube videos, he made clear that size 10 (US) shoes are very big for him.
DanTDM often uses his immense popularity on social media platforms especially YouTube to promote various products and brands. In fact, the revenue earned from YouTube adverts is the major source of his income.
Best Known For
- His strong presence on YouTube. He has more than 17 million subscribers and his videos have over 10 billion views.
- His social media videos of popular games such as Minecraft.
First TV Show
In 2015, he made his first TV show appearance in the game TV series, TheDiamondMinecart. Apart from acting, he also directed, produced and write the episode.
- Daniel got addicted to Pokémon, while he was studying at Northampton University. He eventually started his YouTube channel by the name of PokemanDanLv45.
- In 2012, he created his popular YouTube channel The Diamond Minecart, which has morphed into DanTDM currently. The channel was initially created to target audiences between the age of 5 and 10.
- In October 2016, he published his graphic novel, Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal, which features characters from his YouTube shows.
- He doesn’t drink alcohol and stays away from smoking as he believes that not only it is harmful to his health but sets a bad example for his young subscribers also.
- One of the most traumatic experiences of his childhood was his parents’ divorce.
- Once, he fractured his hand in a childhood accident.
- In September 2015, he managed to create a Guinness World Record for the most goals scored in a game of Rocket League in a team of 2.
- In October 2016, he managed to grab the honor of being the creator of the dedicated Minecraft video channel with the most views on YouTube that was also interned in the Guinness World Record.
- In 2019, he was ranked at the No. 41 spot in “UK’s Top 100 Influencer” list by The Sunday Times.
- He has a pet pug dog.
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