Daniel Robert Middleton, popularly known online as DanTDM and born on November 8, 1991, is a British YouTuber and gamer. He is best known for his video game commentaries, especially those centered on the game “Minecraft.” While he initially focused on recording videos of himself playing “Minecraft,” his audience grew, and he broadened his focus to include other games, including “Pokémon,” “Roblox,” and more. We are going to celebrate this famous YouTuber with some fun facts today!

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Daniel Robert Middleton



Birth date:

November 8, 1991



Zodiac Sign:



5' 6"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$40 million

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Daniel Robert Middleton, popularly known online as DanTDM, is a British YouTuber and gamer known for his video game play-by-play’s. He was born and raised in Aldershot, England, with his parents and two siblings. After high school, DanTDM attended the University of Northampton, where he studied music production. In 2012, DanTDM began his online gaming career with the YouTube channel “TheDiamondMinecart,” later changed to “TheDiamondMinecart // DanTDM,” and then finally, “DanTDM.”

In 2013, DanTDM married his longtime girlfriend, Jemma. In 2017, DanTDM and some other well-known online personalities published a YouTube series titled “DanTDM Creates a Big Scene,” which follows DanTDM and his animated friends as they struggle to keep their live events going. On “The Sunday Times” 2019 list of the Top 100 Influencers in the U.K., he came in at number 41. DanTDM welcomed his first child with his wife a year later.

In 2021, DanTDM started another YouTube channel committed to “Minecraft” videos under five minutes, dubbed “DanTDM Shorts.” DanTDM has grown his follower base to reach outstanding numbers. He boasts over 26 million subscribers on YouTube with over 18 billion views and almost three and a half million followers on Instagram. Not only has DanTDM found fame on the internet, but his efforts have awarded him film and television roles, one of these being a cameo in the hit Hollywood movie “Free Guy.” He is a force to be reckoned with in the online sphere and shows no sign of slowing down.

Career timeline

The Start of His Career

DanTDM starts his YouTube channel, called “TheDiamondMinecart.”

His First YouTube Series

DanTDM and other famous content creators release a YouTube series called “DanTDM Creates a Big Scene.”

His Career Recognition

DanTDM ranks 41st on the U.K.'s Top 100 Influencer List by "The Sunday Times."

He Starts a New YouTube Channel

DanTDM starts another YouTube channel committed to "Minecraft" videos under five minutes, dubbed “DanTDM Shorts.”

Why We Love DanTDM

  1. He cares about mental health

    DanTDM has starred in a mental health film for Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), which focused on suicide prevention. The aim was to bring awareness to keeping emotions bottled up as not helping your mental state.

  2. He is charitable

    DanTDM has a heart of gold and has once donated all of his stream's proceeds to charity. He also included his supporters by making the foundation to which he gave a group decision.

  3. He is an inspiration

    DanTDM spreads positivity and optimism everywhere. When things get tough, he grins and bears it, which inspires others to do the same.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He is an author

    DanTDM has written a novel called “Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal.”

  2. He didn't reveal his face at first

    Only after reaching 100,000 subscribers did DanTDM reveal his face online.

  3. He won a Guinness World Record

    DanTDM has won a Guinness World Record for having the most views on a dedicated “Minecraft” channel.

  4. He is an award winner

    DanTDM has won many awards, notably a Roblox ‘Bloxy award for ‘Best Channel’ and two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice awards.

  5. He lent his voice to a video game

    In “Minecraft: Story Mode," episode six: ‘A Portal to Mystery,’ DanTDM played the role of himself.


Why is DanTDM getting canceled?

Fans are calling for DanTDM to be canceled because the popular YouTuber swore on several occasions during a live stream on Twitch.

What happened to DanTDM’s dog?

His sweet dog Peggy died of the condition syringomyelia at age two.

Does DanTDM still upload?

DanTDM mentioned in a video that he’ll no longer upload because he’s not interested in vlogging and that his personal life will get leaked too much.

DanTDM’s birthday dates

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