Mark Edward Fischbach, popularly known online as Markiplier, is an American Youtube personality, podcast host, actor, and gamer commentator. He is also the co-founder of a clothing company called Cloak.
Stage Name: Markiplier
Full Name: Mark Edward Fischbach
Birthday: June 28, 1989
Place of Origin: Honolulu, Hawaii, US
Height: 5 ft. 11 in.
Sexual Orientation: Straight Male
Spouse: None. Partner: Amy Nelson
Profession: Youtuber, podcaster, actor, and entrepreneur
Total Net Worth: $35 million
Markiplier, whose real name is Mark Edward Fischbach, was born on June 28, 1989, at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.
He is of German descent from his father, Clifton M. Fischbach, and the Korean descent of his mother. Mark’s parents met when his father served in the United States military where he met his mother.
He has a brother named Jason Thomas Fischbach. Jason is an author of the webcomic ‘Twokinds’ and is also an artist.
Mark’s family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, after he was born. In high school, he attended Milford High school. Mark was a member of his school’s marching band in which he played the trumpet. Growing up, Mark’s family was poor which is something he jokes about.
Mark has been in a relationship with Amy Nelson since 2015 and up to now. Amy Nelson is known as Peebles. She is a graphic designer and animator.
Mark Fischbach joined Youtube on March 6, 2012. He created his Youtube channel using the name ‘Markiplier’. On April 4, 2012, Markiplier uploaded his first video.
The name Markiplier came up when the original content of his Youtube channel was sketch comedy. Sketch comedy is portraying characters in the sketches in which led to him with the username Markiplier. Sketch comedy is his original content on his channel.
Mark’s first series is a playthrough of the video game entitled Amnesia: The Dark Descent. He then played several video games such as Dead Space and Penumbra. After playing several video game series, Youtube has banned Mark’s AdSense account. Furthermore, on May 26, 2012, Mark created a new Youtube channel called ‘markiplierGAME’.
For his channel format, Mark is known for his playthrough of horror and indie games such as Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Happy Wheels, Garry’s Mod, Surgeon Simulator, Slender: The Eight Pages and SCP- Containment Breach, etc.
In 2014, Mark’s new channel ‘MarkiplierGAME’ reached the list of Top 100 Channels on NewMEdiaRockstars. MarkiplierGAME ranked at number 61. In the same year, he planned to move to Los Angeles, California, to be closer to YouTube Space and content creators which would be good for his channel.
In August 2014, Mark first began his Five Nights at Freddy’s playthrough which became his most famous playthrough to date. The playthrough reached over 80 million views in January 2021. Mark then played another video game series in Five Nights at Freddy’s franchise after the success of Five Nights at Freddy’s playthrough.
His success has gotten him to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! In September 2015 with fellow Youtube personality Jenna Mae. The appearance of Mark and Jenna on Jimmy Kimmel Live was after when Kimmel made a joke regarding Youtube and Let’s Play videos.
In 2015, Mark was listed as one of the most influential celebrities among teenagers in the United States. He ranked 6th on the list.
In the early months of 2015, Mark lived with fellow Youtube personalities, who created music channel Cyndago and ran the Youtube sketch comedy, namely Ryan Magee and Daniel Kyre. When the friends moved to Los Angeles, California, Matt Watson from Kids w/ Problems joined them. Later on, Daniel Kyre died and the creators of Cyndago disbanded. In the later months of 2015, Mark went off on a hiatus from September 17, 2015, to October 5, 2015. On October 15, 2015, Mark returned to his channel and reached 10 million subscribers.
Also in 2015, Mark co-hosted South by Southwest gaming awards with Janet Varney, the voice actor from The Legend of Korra. He was also featured in YouTube Rewind.
In 2016, Mark focused on comedy sketches that showed his aspiration of improvisational theatre.
In 2017, Mark posted an interactive video of Choose Your Adventure titled A Date with Markiplier which received positive reviews from fans.
In 2018, Mark’s youtube channel reached over 20 million subscribers.
In 2019, he announced a new interactive video of Choose Your Adventure titled A Heist with Markiplier which is a Youtube Originals. The new video was produced by Mark and Rooster Teeth. It consists of 31 possible endings and features other Youtube personalities such as Matthew Patrick, Game grumps, and Rosanna Pansino.
Aside from his Youtube channel Markiplier, Mark also goes podcasting and streaming. He is a co-host of the podcast ‘3 Peens in a Podcast’ with Wade Barned and Bob Muyskens. They play multiplayer games and discuss current events.
In 2019, Mark is the co-producer of Edge of Sleep. He also starred in it, which is an episodic audio drama released on iTunes.
In May 2021, Mark has announced that he will be launching a podcast called Distractible together with Wade Barnes and Bob Muyskens.
Mark is also an entrepreneur. In 2018, he launched a fashion line brand called Cloak which is a joint venture with Jacksepticeye.
Markiplier Total Net Worth
Markiplier, whose real name is Mark Edward Fischbach, is a popular Youtube personality and one of the richest Youtuber stars. He also is one of the most generous millionaires.
He has grown his popularity through his over-the-top playthroughs of video games. He posts indie games, action video games, and gameplay commentary videos.
His Youtube channel has over 27 million subscribers and is one of the most subscribed channels. His videos have over a billion viewers. In 2015, he was one of the most influential celebrities among teenagers.
Markiplier has an estimated net worth of $35 million.