- Entirely on their own, in the dark at the computer, Felix Kjellberg, 22, created the phenomenon Pewdiepie.
- 68 million views on YouTube, hundreds of thousands of young fans around the world - and almost entirely unknown to all adults.
- Why fans love him? Easy. He is a great comedian, a natural talent.
- All teens know who Pewdiepie is.
- Now the rest of you also know.
- He is the latest Swedish Internet phenomenon and one of the strangest. Not even he understands how it happened.
- The Göteborg Felix Kjellberg is playing horror games like "Amnesia", "Afraid of Monsters" and "Cry of fear" on the computer and simultaneously comment on their play.
- Respond with screams and laughter. Adding voices. He is a huge success on Youtube. His channel has 300 000 subscribers and his videos have 68 million views. He has
- 81 000 fans on Facebook. He says:
- - I studied at Chalmers and started with this a year ago, as a hobby. I am easily frightened and thought that it might be easier to play horror games if I film myself
- and post the videos on Youtube.
- For seven months, he puts up at least one video per day. And the fans flowing to. Pewdiepie get 3000 new subscribers to his YouTube channel - every day!
- His admirers write songs for him, doing remixes with his voice, post tributes, comments, write letters ... Felix Kjellberg has been changing phone numbers that there were so many fans who called.
- He had 25 million views on YouTube last month. YouTube sells advertising on his station. He gets revenue from t-shirt sales.
- Felix Kjellberg would not say how much his company has realized the phenomenon Pewdiepie, but he can live on it today. He says:
- - This is my job now. I took a break in their studies. This is my dream job, I could not ask for better. I'll decide my own hours, I get to do what I like most, I have adorable fans ...
- Another advantage is that he can do this job from all over the world. In a few months moving Felix Kjellberg from Sweden to Italy. He will be staying in Venice with his Italian girlfriend Marzia. But rest assured, Pewdiepie fans: he continues to record videos. Although he is actually thinking about taking a day off a week.
- To Felix Kjellberg has a comic talent is indisputable. It is both terribly awful and terribly funny when a father bikes around with his son in the game "Happy Wheels" and both crushed bloody again and again and Pewdiepie find on the absurd lines as the game continues.
- The secret is that he really loves to play these games and that he has fun when he does it. He himself says that he's just trying to empathize with the whole thing. He has succeeded so well that he is Sweden's hottest Internet star right now.
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