American YouTuber Marques Brownlee recently achieved a new milestone. He has amassed a follower count of 15 million subscribers on his youtube channel MKBHD! This is a huge feat in any YouTuber’s career, especially someone as young as Marque Brownlee.
So to celebrate this achievement of his, let’s learn a little more about him!
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Who Is Marques Brownlee?
Marques Keith Brownlee, better known as MKBHD- which stands for Marques Keith Brownlee High definition- is an American YouTuber best known for his tech review videos.
He is also a professional ultimate frisbee player for the New York Empire in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL), who were the 2019 AUDL champions. He previously played for the Philadelphia Phoenix (2017) and Garden State Ultimate (2015–2017).
The 27-year-old recently hit 15 million subscribers on his youtube channel!
He also has his own website MKBHD.com
Family And Personal Life
Marques Brownlee has one sibling- Simone Brownlee. Their parents are Marlon Brownlee and Jeaniene Brownlee.
He grew up in Maplewood, New Jersey, and studied at the Columbia High School before graduating from the HoweSchool at Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in business and information technology.
Youtube Career And Achievements
Marques Brownlee made his YouTube debut on March 21st, 2008. He was only a high school student at the time. His first video was a tech-related video. He would review new products or products he already owned via his youtube videos. Even after all these years and so much fame, Marques Brownlee has remained true to his roots. He still posts tech reviews, only to a much larger audience!
His first several hundred videos were primarily hardware tutorials and freeware. His channel has 1394 videos at the moment and he has close to 3 billion views in all. Each video of his gets millions and millions of views on a regular basis.
You can check out his latest youtube video here-
At 15 million subscribers and counting, his channel is doing extremely well and is still growing every day!
Marques Brownlee was given the title of “the best technology reviewer on the planet right now” by a former Senior Vice President of Google, Mr. Vivek “Vic” Paul Gundotra.
Marques Brownlee is definitely one among the best out there and has featured in magazines like The Verge, Forbes, HuffPost, CNET, and Time.
Like many other YouTubers, Marques Brownlee has his own successful podcast called Waveform: The MKBHD podcast.
It is focused on electronics and tech and its consumers and related topics. It is listened to by a huge audience and is a hit.
Marques Brownlee announced the launch of his podcast on his YouTube channel on August 13th, 2019, in a video called “Introducing WVFRM: The MKBHD Podcast!”. He has also launched a behind-the-scenes STUDIO channel a few months back.
Social media is a great way for young people like Marques to showcase their talent and also make a genuine difference with the kind of fan following they have, and Marques Brownlee is doing exactly that.
Needless to say, he has achieved a lot at a very young age and we wish him all the love and success further on as well!