Marques Brownlee, known on YouTube as MKBHD, is an American high-tech video blogger and YouTube personality whose technology-based HD YouTube channel has 4.56 million subscribers and over 616 million views. The MKBHD channel is said to be amongst top most followed and fastest growing in the technology industry.
Brownlee is recognizable for his high quality technology videos, attention to every detail in presentation and focus on consumer electronics that make an impact. He is said to have net worth of $1.9 million.
This article will give you all of the available information about Marques Brownlee, his net worth, personal information and how to find him on social networks.
Marques K. Brownlee was born on the 3rd of December 1993 in Maplewood, New Jersey. He went to Columbia High School, and is currently studying marketing at Stevens Institute of Technology.
Marques started his YouTube channel when he was 15 so he didn’t get to do much before fame. Brownlee plays golf and used to be a professional ultimate frisbee player.
Marques Brownlee joined YouTube in 2008, but first started uploading videos on the 1st of January 2009.
The name of the channel MKBHD came from Marques’ initials MKB and abbreviation HD (High Definition).
Marques’ first videos were simple – he would just post an image and talk over it, and the subjects were mostly new products or the ones he already owned. He also responded to viewer requests what they would like to watch.
As the channel grew, companies wanted Brownlee to demonstrate their software and hardware. MKBHD only reviews products of interest to his audience and always makes a disclosure about paid reviews. He posts one video per week, and follows up on the audience’s interests and wishes in the comments.
Fans admire him for his presentation honesty and straightforwardness, especially for how open Brownlee is about technology he personally uses. Brownlee is also praised for presentation skills and ability to act natural in front of a camera. Brownlee got good at it after making thousands of videos over the course of seven years and claims that he neither took nor needed to take any acting classes.
Marques invests a lot in video quality on his channel, and uses only the high tech filming equipment. Since he started uploading, Brownlee changed more than 10 cameras in search for the top quality footage.
He recently talked in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) about a possible channel expansion, to focus on not just smartphones, but other interesting tech as well. He said he is prone to start doing regular supercar reviews in the future.
Taking in consideration that he is only 23 years old, Marques Brownlee keeps his private life and family away from fans’ curiosity. There is no info about his parents, but he does have a sister.
Also he didn’t mention having a girlfriend yet. Marques Brownlee lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Full name: Marques K. Brownlee
Nick name: MKBHD
Date of birth: 3rd of December 1993
Birth place: Maplewood, New Jersey, USA
Residence: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Age: 23 years old
Occupation: Tech Vlogger, YouTube personality
Education: Stevens Institute of Technology
Personal Life and Family
Father name: /
Mother name: /
Sister name: /
Marital status: Single
Sexual Orientation: Unknown
Pet own: /
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 191 cm (6 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 72 kg (160 pounds)
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye color: Dark brown
Shoe Size: Unknown
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Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $1.9 million.
Marques Brownlee has 1.25 million followers on Twitter. He is also very active on Reddit, and his favorite Subreddits are r/teslamotors, r/oddlysatisfying, r/explainlikeimfive and r/ultimate.
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mkbhd/ (@MKBHD)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/marquesbrownlee (@marquesbrownlee)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MKBHD (@MKBHD)
Snapchat: www.snapdex.com/MarquesBrownlee (@mkbhd)
Interesting Facts about Marques Brownlee
Marques Brownlee’s unexpected hobby is golfing. In a recent AMA on Reddit, Marques said he has been a golfer for 13 years since he was a boy. Even first two uploads on his YouTube channel were footage of Brownlee’s golf swing.
Brownlee’s middle name starts with a “K” and he used his initials for the channel name, but his full name is kept private. Marques says only his closest friends and family know his full name.
Before he became popular, Marques had a summer job as a caddy at a golf course, and one summer he worked at the Liberty Science Center.
Brownlee’s most viral video is a0 scratch test on iPhone 6 Sapphire Crystal Display which as of April 2017 has 8,9 million views. The video appeared on NBC news and was featured on Forbes Tech, HuffPost Tech and Time Magazine. He also did a viral scratch test video on the LG G Flex that had over million views just in the first 24 hours since being uploaded.
Marques has the same passion for cars as for the phones, so he drives an electric car, a Tesla.
A piece of technology Brownlee as a tech geek wishes would exist is a battery that recharges “instantly” or lasts forever.
American high-tech video blogger Marques Brownlee, known on YouTube as MKBHD, is followed by 4.56 million subscribers and has over 616 million views. His technology-based HD channel is recognizable for high quality video reviews of smartphones and their components.
This 23-year-old started technology blogging when he was just 15 and now has a net worth of $1.9 million.
Brownlee plans to expand MKBHD channel and start doing supercar reviews in the future, as well as other interesting consumer high-tech.