PewDiePie Net Worth

Pewdiepie Net worth

How much is PewDiePie net worth?

Net Worth:$30 Million
Residence:Brighton, England
Date of Birth: October 24, 1989
Last Updated:2024


Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg popularly known online as PewDiePie and also pronounced PewDie and Pewds for short is a Sweden based comedian, YouTuber, game commentator and most famous among his fans for his YouTube video content. His video content is mainly consisting of the formatted shows of comedy.

As of 2021, PewDiePie net worth is around $30 million.

This 29 year old internet personality is known best for his comedy among other YouTubers that is found on the internet and the commentary he used to do on horror-themed video games like Let’s Play. He also records his reaction through webcam playing games including Indie and Flash Games. Where his content got praise and appreciation, he also got rude comments and met with some controversies. Due to one of the controversies, the multi-channel network by marker studios ended up the partnership with him.

Arvid’s first YouTube account was named PewDie in 2006. He was very much interested in creating content for his channel and therefore he worked hard. For this cause, he also dropped the college to focus on his YouTube channel. For funding his channel he worked at a hot dog stand and sold his collection of Photoshop prints. His hard work paid off when soon in 2010 he gained a million subscribers and a huge fan following. However, In 2015 he broke the records and became the most subscribed user on YouTube, from late 2014 till 2017 his channel was most viewed YouTube channel of all times.

Besides this, he is also a philanthropist who has a kind heart for the suppressed ones. He raised a good amount of money for charities. He also included his fans and audience for this noble work in order to collect a good amount.

Early life

Kjellberg was born on October 24, 1989, in Gothenburg, Sweden. His father Ulf Christian Kjellberg was a corporate executive and mother Lotta Christine Johanna is a former CIO. He also has a sister named fanny.

His interest in gaming is shown clearly since his childhood.  When he started basic schooling, he was keenly interested in arts. He went to Goteborg’s Hogre Samskola high school where He used to bunk his classes to play video games in gaming zones and nearby cafes. It was his wish to create and draw popular game characters like Sonic The Hedgehog and Mario and wanted to play games on Super Nintendo Entertainment System.  He was also interested in working on photo manipulation by using Adobe Photoshop. His passion and dedication towards this also earned him an apprenticeship at a Scandinavian Advertising Agency.

Felix went to Chalmer’s University of technology in his home town to get the degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management. He lost interest in his degree and dropped out of the college the following year to focus on his career as a YouTuber. He sold all his photoshopped prints which were his limited edition to buy a computer and to carry on his career as a YouTuber.

Personal life

Kjellberg is Swedish, but the love of his life lives in Italy. In 2011, he met Marzia Bisognin who is also a famous YouTube personality and known as CutiePieMarzia. They established an online relation which resulted in a strong bond. Finally, Kjellberg flew to Italy to meet Marzia. In 2018 the couple got engaged after the final proposal from Kjellberg during Japan trip.

The couple was confused about where to settle finally. However, they chose Brighton, England and moved to the UK in 2013 because of the beautiful scene of the sea and the best internet connection facility. The couple enjoys this serene place and their work.

As of 2021, PewDiePie net worth is estimated to be around $30 million which makes him one of the richest YouTubers in the world.


Early days

Felix started his career in 2006  by a youtube account, which was first named as PewDie. He also explained the meaning of PewDie that pew means laser sound and die means death. Later he forgot the password of his account and registered with another account PewDiePie in 2010. He was nor assisted neither supported by his parents there for he generated the amount for the basic like computers and webcams by selling his photoshopped prints.

In the beginning, he uploaded his videos under the let’s play umbrella. His video content for horror games was the main reason for his fame in the early days of his career. He did amazing commentary for The Call of Duty and Mine Craft Games. However, now he is making videos almost every type of games to maintain his channels gaming identity.

As of 2021 PewDiePie net worth is roughly estimated at about $30 million.

Successful Youtuber PewDiePie and his fan following

Felix loves his fan base and his fans love him back. He used to call his audience as “bros” and “bro army”. He used to perform a “brofist” gesture at the end of his videos. Later on, this reference was changed from “bro army” to term “squad fam” and then during 2019 he preferred calling them “9 years olds” in his videos because of his 99,000,000 subscribers on youtube.

The multitalented man

Later as his channel grew, he decided to branch it out, because he was uploading multiple contents like vlogs, animated comedy, live actions, uploading reactions and music accompanied by fan art or animations and many more on one channel only. For his music videos, he also made collaboration with the Gregory brothers.

The successful growth of subscribers

In 2011 Felix had 60000 subscribers around, which grew up to 500,000 subscribers in 2012 and in the same year this number went up to 700,000 subscribers which reached up to million by the end of the year. In 2013 PewDiePie reached up to 5 million subscribers and by the end of the same year the number reached up to 19 million subscribers which was a jaw-dropping success. 2012 and 2013 were the luckiest years for this multitalented man which made him a millionaire. He became the most subscribed YouTuber on YouTube.

It’s not the end, 2014 also brought him lots of subscribers and money. In the following year, he earned 14 million new subscribers and 4.1 billion video views. These figures broke his record and made his channel the most viewed on the website. In 2015 Pewdiepie became the first YouTuber who earned about 10 billion video views.

The race was on at full pace. In 2017 Kjellberg’s channel broke the record by his total video view count of Indian record label T-Series which was a huge success for Felix. However, this year was also full of controversies and allegations for him.

As of 2021, PewDiePie net worth is approx $30 million.

Subscriber war

In 2018, the Indian film production company T-Series and Pewdiepie had subscriber war which was finally ended in 2019.

PewDiePie, a one-man army

Arvid believes in one man ownership and he proved that he is a one-man army. He is a multitalented man who dealt with his videos, productions, animations and editing all by himself. In his early days, he didn’t hire any manager or producer to help with his videos. However, when his business grew bigger he hired an editor and production assistant and Later he hired a team of limited members to assist him. In 2017 he broke his record by uploading almost 3500 videos in which 400 were his creation.

This continuous struggle also affected his mental health. He got exhausted at times but his passion and love for the games kept him moving on.

Pewdiepie’s style

There are many YouTubers around doing a great job with commentary and video making. But his exceptional style is the reason for his fame and fortune. His video contains a lot of humor energy and is filled with profanity. Besides this, it is proven from the sources that this dedicated man always delivers unfiltered and genuine content. He used to add jokes, goofy voices and loud outbursts that attract his audience.

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Felix won numerous awards for his exceptional style and humor is his videos.

  • In 2013, he got The Most Popular Social Show Award and Sweden Social Star War Award by Start Count Social Star Awards.
  • In 2014 and 2015 PewDiePie won Web Star Gaming Award by 2014 Teen Choice Awards. He also won best gaming channel or series award and gaming personality award By 4th Streamy Awards and Golden Joystick Awards.
  • In 2019, he won choice gamer award by 2019 Teen Choice Awards.
  • Penguin Group’s Razorbill released Kjellberg “The Book Loves You” in 2015 and also released some new console and mobile games.
  • in 2018, Marzia and Felix launched their unisex clothing brand Tsuki.


PewDiePie is a big name among the most popular YouTubers with the millions of subscribers. He also had a huge fan following on other social media platforms such as facebook, twitter, and Instagram. All these are the reasons for his rising net worth. He is declared the third highest-paid YouTuber in 2019.

As of 2021, PewDiePie net worth is about $30 million.

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Written by Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot

Abdul Qayyum Rajpoot is a productivity enthusiast who in on mission to help entrepreneurs and solopreneurs in achieving their business goals through focus, grit, and motivation. When he is not advocating smarter work, he is traveling the world or journaling his achievements in the self-growth arena on his blog.

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