Ian Marcus Stapleton, better known by his YouTube username Ssundee, was born on December 2, 1988. He began his YouTube gaming career in 2010 when he uploaded his first Minecraft video. Today, he has over 22.8 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and uploads videos daily. Throughout his over-a-decade-long career, Stapleton has streamed different games with many creators. He even had an alter ego named Derp Ssundee. Recently, Stapleton has been posting Among Us gameplay videos. He is a father to two sons and has an incredible internet personality.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Ian Marcus Stapleton



Birth date:

December 2, 1988



Zodiac Sign:



6' 0"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$42 million

Ian's Social Media:


Ian Marcus Stapleton was born in Michigan. He moved to Louisiana when he was eight, then to Virginia when he was 16. By 18, he moved to South Carolina for 11 years. He briefly lived in Victoria, British Columbia, before returning to South Carolina. Quite a world trotter!

Stapleton also briefly served in the American Air Force but left in 2013. He married Madelyn Joi in 2006, and the pair welcomed a son, Colton. Although they later got divorced, remarried, and had an on-and-off relationship before having their second son, Simeon.

Stapleton began his YouTube gaming career in 2010 when he uploaded his first Minecraft video titled Minecraft Cave Adventure (1 of 3). By the end of August 2013, he had gained over one million subscribers. He even had an alter ego, Derp Ssundee, who first appeared in the video Minecraft Mods — Corruption Dimension Mod — Mobs, Boss, Items. Stapleton joined Team Crafted in 2013 and rose in popularity as a Minecraft YouTuber. He left T.C. in the middle of 2014. He also had a successful year, frequently collaborating with fellow YouTuber Lanceypooh. The pair stopped recording with each other because of a falling out, and Stapleton then moved on to collaborate with fellow YouTuber Crainer.

He announced a brief hiatus from YouTube from December 2017 to April 2018.

Career timeline

His First Video

Stapleton posts his first video entitled “Minecraft Cave Adventure (1 of 3).”

August 2013
The First Milestone

Ssundee hits one million subscribers on YouTube.

December 2017
A Big Hiatus

Stapleton announces a break.

April 2018
He Returns

Stapleton begins posting on YouTube again.


As with many of us, Stapleton began posting Among Us content throughout lockdown.

Why We Love Ssundee

  1. He is an energetic person

    Ssundee has a very buzzing personality, making him really fun to watch. Go check out his videos to have a blast!

  2. He has a steady stream of content

    Stapleton posts videos daily, making enjoyable content for all his viewers. He has his schedule down to a T.

  3. He makes enjoyable content

    Stapelton has been making enjoyable content for over a decade now. We think it’s awesome that he’s maintained, if not improved, his content quality.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He is tone-deaf

    Stapleton can’t properly set different pitches apart.

  2. His favorite color is blue

    Stapleton loves the color, a well-known fact among his followers.

  3. He has allergies

    Stapleton suffers from a chicken allergy.

  4. He loves wearing caps

    Stapleton has loved wearing hats since his military days.

  5. He has phobias

    Stapleton has Acrophobia, the fear of heights, and Thalassophobia, the fear of large bodies of water.

Ssundee FAQs

Is Ssundee YouTuber kid friendly?

He is considered kid-friendly.

Is Ssundee alive right now?

Yes, he absolutely is!

Why did Crainer stop playing with Ssundee??

Crainer stopped playing with SSundee because of a huge time zone difference.

Ssundee’s birthday dates

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