Who is Ed Bassmaster? His Biography, Wife and Net Worth


Ed Bassmaster was an American internet personality, prankster and YouTuber best known for his pranks.

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Ed Bassmaster Biography

Edwin Rodriguez better known online as Ed Bassmaster was born on February 4, 1973, in the Northeast Philadelphia neighbourhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. He is 49 years old as of 2022. He was raised by his mother Beatrice Steinberg.


Ed Bassmaster’s mother Beatrice is half Italian and half Russian Jew. His father is of Puerto Rican descent from his father. His father abandoned the family when he was a toddler. He has a blind younger sister who makes YouTube videos documenting her disability.

Regarding his educational background, Ed Bassmaster did not receive a full education. He dropped out of high school in 10th grade. He rose into the media spotlight as a YouTube personality. He started uploading videos in 2006.

Ed Bassmaster came into prominence on the internet in 2015 along with his and fellow YouTuber Jesse Wellens’ faux surveillance video. The video was posted to display the destruction of the Canadian hitchhiking robot hitchBOT.

Aside from his pranks, Ed Bassmaster began a podcast of his own via his YouTube channel on 31 October 2019. The first official guest on his podcast show was Steve-O of Jackass. Bassmaster is also known for starring in the CMT reality-TV prank series, The Ed Bassmaster Show.

His self-titled YouTube channel “Ed Bassmaster” has been active since 2006 and is home to his prank videos. The channel has been able to amass a total of 2.54 million subscribers along with total views of 801.74 million so far.

Ed Bassmaster Wife

Ed Bassmaster is a married man. He tied the knot with his longtime partner Jennifer Rodriguez on September 2, 2012, in a private wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family.

Ed Bassmaster is the father of four children including Macy Rodriguez, Jake Rodriguez, Cameron Rodriguez and Keegan Rodriguez. As of now, he is residing in  Northeast Philadelphia in the United States of America.

Ed Bassmaster Net Worth

Ed Bassmaster has accumulated an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million which he has earned mainly from his successful career as an internet personality, prankster and YouTuber.

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