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Mr. Beast

Mr Beast’s Favorite Things

Mr Beast started filming without any expensive equipment but has hid videos turn into mini movie sets he’s had to upgrade his camera equipment. Here are Mr Beast’s camera recommendations: 

Mr Beast Favorite books

Mr Beast states that he spends most of his time watching YouTube but he does have a couple favorite books:

Occupation: YouTuber, internet personality, businessman, and philanthropist

Birthday: May 7, 1998

Age: 23

Birthplace: Kansas, USA

Nationality: American

Birth Sign: Taurus


Jimmy Donaldson, better known by YouTube name MrBeast. He has been credited with pioneering a genre of YouTube videos that center on expensive stunts. Jimmy is also the founder of MrBeast Burger and Team Trees, which has raised over $23 million to plant trees worldwide. 


Donaldson uploaded his first-ever video to YouTube in 2012, at the age of 13, under the handle “MrBeast6000”. His early videos were about Minecraft and Call of Duty as well as other YouTube drama.

In 2015 and 2016, MrBeast began growing after “worst intros” series, which made fun of YouTuber introductions. In fall 2016, Donaldson dropped out of East Carolina University when he had 30,000 subscribers, to pursue YouTube. Upon hearing this, kicked him out of the family home.

Mr Beasts Rise To Fame

In 2017, Mr Beast published a day-long video of himself counting to 100,000 which took him over 40 hours to make. Another video called “Counting to 200,000 (Road to a Mil)”. Donaldson also gained viewership and subscribers around this time with silly stunts such as watching paint dry for an hour, and an unsuccessful attempt to spin a fidget spinner for a day. A year later, Donaldson started giving large sums of money reaching $1 million in his videos. 

During Super Bowl LIII, Mr Beast and his crew were featured shouting out PewDiePie.

mr beast pewdiepie

In early 2019, Donaldson organized and filmed a real-life battle royale competition in Los Angeles with a prize of $200,000 in collaboration with Apex Legends and Electronic Arts. His videos continued to up the stakes with larger prizes.

In 2020, Donaldson created an influencer tournament featuring 24 competitors with a grand prize of $300,000 which was won by the D’Amelio family. In 2021, Donaldson made a guest appearance on the Clubhouse app which caused it to crash.

In March 2021, Donaldson signed a deal with Jellysmack which allows the company to exclusively manage distribution of his video content on Snapchat and Facebook.

In November 2021, Donaldson uploaded a recreation the Squid Game TV show drew in more than 200 million views.

As his channel has grown Jimmy was able to hire four of his childhood friends..



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Finger on the App

mr beat finger on the app

In 2020, Donaldson, in collaboration with Brooklyn-based art collective MSCHF, released a mobile game titled “Finger on the App” which tasked players to hold a finger to their phone screen in the app, with the last person to take it off winning $25,000. 

MrBeast Burger

mrbeast burger

MrBeast worked with Virtual Dining Concepts and Will Hyde to launch Mr Beast Burger.

Investments and partnerships

Donaldson is an investor of tech startup Backbone which produces the Backbone One, a controller that makes smartphones appear more similar like Nintendo Switch controllers.

In 2021, Donaldson partnered with Creative Juice financial network to launch Juice Funds, a $2 million investment fund that which invests up to $250,000 into upcoming YouTube channels.



whats mr beasts net worth

In 2020 MrBeast earned $24 million from his YouTube channel, merchandise sales and sponsorships with brands like Microsoft and Electronic Arts.

Mr Beast Stats

  • 652 million views every 30 days.
  • $30 million yearly earnings
  • His most viewed video has currently has 158 million views:

  • MrBeast regularly spends over $ 1 million per video

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