Joseph Mark Garrett, also known as Stampy, was born on December 13, 1990. Garrett started his career in 2006 at the age of 16 when he created his YouTube channel titled ‘stampylongnose.’ He has quickly become a force to reckon with in the entertainment industry. Stampy had his big break with his “Let’s Play” series, which went viral, and he contributed immensely to making the Disney XD sitcom “Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything” a massive success. We will help you celebrate his special day today.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Joseph Mark Garrett



Birth date:

December 13, 1990



Zodiac Sign:



6' 1.6"

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Net Worth:

$18 million

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Joseph Mark Garrett, or Stampy, has become a household name in the entertainment industry. His gaming content and amazing personality have won the hearts of millions worldwide. Garrett was born in Portsmouth, United Kingdom, on December 13, 1990. He is the son of Katherine and Mathy Garrett.

Garrett started his career in 2006 with his YouTube channel ‘stampylongnose.’ The channel, which began as a live-action comedy channel, quickly transitioned into gaming content after “Let’s Play” went viral on the platform. He started a new channel titled ‘stampylonghead’ where he started a new “Let’s Play” series that consisted mainly of Minecraft content. This series was instrumental in his early success on YouTube, which made him quit his job as a barman to create content full-time. Garrett doesn’t produce his content alone. He is helped by people referred to as ‘Garrett helpers,’ which include Sqaishey Quack, a character played by his spouse, and iBallisticSquid, or David Spencer, Garrett’s friend. In April 2015, in collaboration with Maker Studios, Garrett launched “Wonder Quest,” an edutainment YouTube series to be used in classrooms. In 2015, Garrett starred in the Disney X.D. “Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything,” where he played the role of Stampy Cat at the World Gaming Championships. He was also a panelist featured at MINECON in London. In July 2016, he released the book “Stampy Cat: Stick with Stampy!” which featured games, jokes, posters, and other activities.

Garrett first met his spouse in 2014 while making YouTube videos, and the duo got engaged in July 2018. On July 28, 2019, Garrett married Bethany Bates, who is also a YouTuber known as ‘Sqaishey Quack.’

Career timeline

His First YouTube Channel

Stampy creates his first YouTube channel with the username ‘stampylongnose,’ but it later transitions to ‘stampylonghead.’

He Starts Minecraft

He starts a new "Let's Play" series that consists mainly of Minecraft content.

Growth On His YouTube Channel

Stampy's YouTube channel is one of the 10 most watched channels in the world, and he is described as part of the first generation of YouTube influencers.

A Spin-Off Edutainment

In collaboration with Maker Studios, Garrett launches “Wonder Quest,” an edutainment YouTube series.

U.K. Most Favorite Tipster

Stampy is nominated for U.K. Most Favorite Tipster at the Kid's Choice Awards.

Why We Love Stampy

  1. He cares about kids’ education

    He thinks of YouTube as an interactive platform for kids where they can learn a lot more than they do in regular classrooms. In an interview with “The Guardian,” Garrett discussed his strategy for the web series “Wonder Quest.” Garrett believes animated cartoons are an excellent way of improvising our existing education system.

  2. He treats his viewers as friends

    He treats his viewers as friends and connects with them. Jordan Shapiro from “Forbes” praised Garrett’s efforts for bringing out the positive and educational aspects of video games in a light and humorous setting.

  3. He is carefree and free-minded

    Garrett has no specific plans for the future. He has no idea where he would be in five months. He knows he enjoys making videos, and he strives to make better, more entertaining, and more creative videos.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He once worked as a barman

    His success on YouTube made him quit his job as a barman to create content full-time.

  2. He is a writer

    He entered into a two-book deal with Egmont Publishing and in July 2016, he released “Stampy Cat: Stick with Stampy!” featuring games, posters, and sticker-based activities.

  3. He doesn't care about fame

    He loves to have a low profile in public and maintain an image free of controversy.

  4. He is popular

    In 2013, Stampy had 100,000 YouTube subscribers, and in 2014 the subscribers grew to 1000,000 and then to 10,000,000 in 2021.

  5. He loves pets

    Currently, he has three pets, a cat Ori, and dogs Alyx and Mei.

Stampy FAQs

Does Garrett have any siblings?

He has two older sisters, Rachael, who is a graphics artist, and Annette, who runs a YouTube channel of her own.

Does Garrett have a wife?

Garrett is married to fellow gamer and YouTuber Bethany Bates, to whom he proposed in July 2018. They got married a year later.

Who are Garrett’s parents?

His father’s name is unknown, but he has somewhat nicknamed himself “Stampy Dad”. His mother’s name is Katherine.

Stampy’s birthday dates

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