Clay, or Dream, was born on August 12, 1999, in Orlando, Florida, the United States. He is a famous YouTuber recognized worldwide by many gamers, particularly, “Minecraft” fans, for his popular YouTube series, “Minecraft Hunters.” He uploaded his first video in 2019 and has since risen in popularity with his professional “Minecraft” skills. In 2020, he was ranked number one on YouTube’s ‘Breakout Creator’ list and number two on the platform’s ‘Top Creator’ list. Today, his YouTube channel has 28.9 million subscribers. In addition to this, he recently entered the field of music by releasing three singles in 2021!

Fast Facts

Full Name:



Dream, DreamWasTaken

Birth date:

August 12, 1999



Zodiac Sign:



6' 0"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$10 million

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Clay, also known as Dream, is a popular YouTuber who was born on August 12, 1999, in Florida, U.S. He is known for his “Minecraft” videos, in which he competes against other players. His videos are usually livestreamed on YouTube or Twitch. He created his YouTube channel in 2014 and uploaded his very first “Minecraft” video in 2019. In his first video, he purposefully plays the popular game poorly to trigger his viewers. The video now has over 16 million views.

Dream’s popularity rose throughout 2020 as his content gained recognition from fellow YouTubers, channel critics, and “Minecraft” fans. His “Minecraft Speedrunner V.S. 3 Hunters GRAND FINALE” video was ranked number seven by YouTube on the ‘Top Trending Video’ list, number two on the ‘Top Creator’ list, and number one on the ‘Breakout Creator’ list. In 2020, the popular American video game website, Polygon, described his channel as YouTube’s biggest gaming channel of the moment. In the same year, he participated in the “Minecraft” Championship and came first in the eighth and 11th competitions. He took part in the 10th “Minecraft” Championship, where he played for charity and managed to raise $3,400. However, he was accused of cheating in multiple Speedruns, which he has denied. In 2021, a livestream of his game video became the sixth highest-viewed gaming stream of all time. Within the same year, he was mentioned in a “Business Insider” article, which highlighted that his tremendous YouTube growth between the years 2019 and 2020 was because of his excellent understanding of the YouTube algorithm. His most-watched YouTube series is “Minecraft Hunt,” in which he attempts to finish the game as fast as possible without dying while the Hunters of the game try to kill him. In 2022, he uploaded his last “Minecraft Hunt” video and announced that he might bring the series back in the future.

In 2021, the famous YouTuber ventured into music and released three singles in one year. His first single, ‘Roadtrip,’ gained over 25 million YouTube views. His second single, ‘Mask,’ was later criticized for its lyrics and music video. His third single, ‘Change My Clothes,’ was a duet with Alec Benjamin, an American singer-songwriter. In the same year, he showed great generosity and donated $1,40,000 to The Trevor Project, an L.G.B.T.Q. youth charity, and $21,409 to cancer research.

Career timeline

His Channel

He starts his YouTube channel.

His First Video

He uploads his first “Minecraft” video.

His Video is Ranked

His video, “Minecraft Speedrunner V.S. 3 Hunters GRAND FINALE” is ranked number seven by YouTube on the ‘Top Trending Video’ list.

He Emerges on Top

He is second on YouTube’s ‘Top Creator’ list and number one on the ‘Breakout Creator’ list.

He Wins Two Competitions

He wins the eighth and the 11th “Minecraft” Championships.

He Releases His Music

He starts a career in music and releases three singles, ‘Roadtrip,’ ‘Mask,’ and ‘Change My Clothes,’ in a single year.

Why We Love Dream

  1. He is versatile

    He is more than just a professional “Minecraft” player and YouTuber. He has displayed his talent for singing and has disclosed his skill in writing too.

  2. He is charitable

    He is passionate about making a difference in society and has donated much to charity. In 2020, he managed to raise over $3,000 by participating in a “Minecraft” competition and donated it to charity too. In 2021, he donated $1,40,000 to The Trevor Project, an L.G.B.T.Q. youth charity, and $21,409 to cancer research.

  3. He followed his passion

    Many might think that video gamers have nothing better to do with their lives except play video games in their spare time. He turned his deep love for his favorite video game into a career and is now famous for it.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He has A.D.H.D

    He revealed that he has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (A.D.H.D.), which hampered his academic performance.

  2. He has a merchandise line

    He has his own range of T-shirts, hoodies, lanyards, and coins, of which the majority feature his iconic smiley face avatar.

  3. He is a talented writer

    He once tweeted that he had written two unpublished books and started a new one.

  4. His Dream burger

    He collaborated with a fellow YouTuber, MrBeast, who has his own restaurant chain called MrBeast Burger and released a limited-edition burger on the menu called the Dream Burger.

  5. He has acrophobia

    He is scared of heights.

Dream FAQs

Is Dream in a relationship?

His ex-girlfriend, Sam, cheated on him at least nine times.

Is Dream friends with the YouTuber, Corpse

The two YouTubers met during a livestream and connected instantly.

How much money does Dream make per stream?

He makes around $5,000 per month from Twitch streams.

Dream’s birthday dates

2024August 12Monday
2025August 12Tuesday
2026August 12Wednesday
2027August 12Thursday
2028August 12Saturday

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