Marques Brownlee is a renowned American YouTuber and professional ultimate Frisbee player who gained a massive following on the internet due to his technology-focused content. He also runs a podcast called Waveform.
Marques Brownlee Biography
Marques Keith Brownlee, also known professionally as MKBHD, was born on December 3, 1993, in Maplewood, New Jersey, United States of America. He is 28 years old as of 2022.
Marques Brownlee was born to his parents, Marlon Brownlee and Jeaniene Brownlee. He was raised in Maplewood, New Jersey alongside his sibling, Simone Brownlee.
Regarding his educational background, Marques Brownlee schooled at Columbia High School where he graduated in 2011. He proceeded to study at the Howe School at Stevens Institute of Technology, where he majored in business and information technology.
Marques Brownlee graduated from college in May 2015. Following his graduation, he began to pursue a full-time career as a YouTuber. As of now, he works out of a studio in Kearny, New Jersey, using RED video equipment.
Marques Brownlee joined YouTube on March 21, 2008. He began posting technology videos in January 2009, while still in high school. As of 2022, his channel has gained over 12 million subscribers alongside total views of 3.09 billion. Social Blade has ranked him as one of the most subscribed-to technology-focused YouTube channels.
Marques Brownlee uploaded his 1000th video on March 29, 2018. One of his most popular videos is his review and scratch test of a rumored 4.7-inch sapphire display component for the iPhone 6, uploaded July 7, 2014. The said video of over 10 million views eventually featured on sites like The Verge, Forbes, HuffPost, CNET, Time Magazine and NBC News.
Marques Brownlee is also the host of another YouTube channel called The Studio. He is the host of a technology podcast called the Waveform: The MKBHD Podcas, with co-host and MKBHD producer Andrew Manganellil.
Marques Brownlee is also a professional ultimate frisbee player for the New York Empire (AUDL). He has previously played for the Philadelphia Phoenix (2017) and Garden State Ultimate (2015–2017), the now-defunct New Jersey Hammerheads, and the New York Rumble.
Marques Brownlee Net Worth
Marques Brownlee has accumulated an estimated net worth of approximately $40 million which he has earned primarily from his successful career as a YouTube personality. He reportedly earns an estimated monthly income of $750,000.
Marques Brownlee Wife
Marques Brownlee is not married to anyone as of now. He is currently in a romantic relationship with a woman only known as Nikki Hair on Instagram.