Markiplier, born on June 28, 1989, owns one of the most famous YouTube channels in the world. This YouTuber is known for creating sketch comedy and playthrough videos. Markiplier’s most viewed playthrough video has over 100 million views. He is also a podcast host and filmmaker, and owns a clothing company. If you enjoy quality, entertaining content, check out his YouTube channel. Today, we celebrate his birthday!

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Mark Edward Fischbach


Markiplier, Marki-Poo

Birth date:

June 28, 1989



Zodiac Sign:



5' 1"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$35 million

Mark's Social Media:


Markiplier is the stage name of Mark Edward Fischbach — he was born on June 28, 1989, in Honolulu, Hawaii. His family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where the YouTuber started his career. Markiplier was studying to become a biometrical engineer when he dropped out to pursue a career in the internet world. He created his first YouTube channel in March 2012 and uploaded his first video in April of the same year. In May 2012, his AdSense was banned — he was forced to create another channel under the name “MarkiplierGAME.” Developing sketch comedy videos was the original idea for his platform — when the playthrough videos started becoming a major success among the viewers, he focused on them. The YouTuber mainly focused on creating video games-related content since then — without losing the touch of comedy.

He moved to Los Angeles, California, to be closer to other YouTube personalities and keep growing his career. In 2014, he struck major success with his playthrough video for the game “Five Nights at Freddy’s.” The video was a hit among his fans — today, it has over 100 million views. The video became so popular, Markiplier was invited to do a cameo in one of the games series, “Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery.” That same year, Fischbach was named number 61 among the top 100 best YouTube channels listed on “NewMediaRockstars.”
2015 was a busy year for Fischbach. The star was invited to “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” He created Cyndago, a sketch comedy and music channel, along with the YouTubers Daniel Kyre and Ryan Magee. He also co-hosted the South by Southwest Gaming Awards.

Markiplier’s YouTube channel has over 32.4 million subscribers as of 2022. Fischbach’s latest project, a YouTube original interactive film called “In Space with Markiplier,” comes out in April 2022.

Career timeline

His First YouTube Channel

Markiplier creates his channel in March.

His First Video

He uploads a playthrough of “Amnesia: The Dark Descent” in April.

His Second YouTube Channel

In May, he creates his official channel, “MarkiplierGAME.”

He Creates Another Channel

He creates “Cyndago” along with two fellow YouTubers.

He Gains Recognition

He makes an appearance on the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” show.

He Creates “In Space with Markiplier”

He releases an interactional film on YouTube.

Why We Love Markiplier

  1. His many charities

    He participates in several charities and fundraisers, mostly charity live streams. His charity works and donations go to several causes, such as Cancer Research, depression and bipolar support, children’s hospital, Alzheimer's Research, and many more.

  2. He supports the L.G.B.T.Q. community

    He supports the rights movements. Once, he collected over $100,000 to help the L.G.B.T.Q. rights cause.

  3. He motivates his fans to follow their goals

    He always shares inspirational moments with his fans. He once said, “You gotta make that goal, and you gotta make it happen no matter what.” We encourage you to search for his most popular inspirational quotes!

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He was born on a military base

    His dad served in the U.S. military and he was born at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

  2. He played the trumpet in high school

    He was in the marching band and played the trumpet.

  3. He is scared of mannequins

    He is known for doing playthroughs of scary games — what he is most afraid of are mannequins and creepy dolls.

  4. He has A.D.H.D.

    Markiplier was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  5. He was a bartender and carpenter

    Before becoming a YouTube star, he did some other jobs.

Markiplier FAQs

Did Markiplier get married?

He hasn’t announced getting married. He is currently dating Amy Nelson.

What disease does Markiplier have?

He has A.D.H.D. He also used to have a tumor, for which he had to have surgery.

Is Markiplier German?

Yes, he is half German from his dad’s side and half Korean from his mom’s side.

Markiplier’s birthday dates

2025June 28Saturday
2026June 28Sunday
2027June 28Monday
2028June 28Wednesday
2029June 28Thursday

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