Father: His dad’s name is Ulf Christian Kjellberg. Though he didn’t support his son’s decision to focus on internet activity and leave the university, as he wanted him to become a chief executive like himself, things changed now as he understood that he did everything right.
Mother: His mom’s name is Lotta Kristine Johanna. Just like her husband, she is also a chief executive in a respected company. Now, she supports Felix through his career and she even appeared on some of his videos (unlike his dad).
Siblings: his only sibling is sister Fanny
Kids: as of 2017, Felix has no children.
Sexual Orientation: straight.
In 2011, Felix started dating Marzia Bisogin from Italy. They met each other after the girl watched his videos and decided to write him. Their online romance soon went IRL as Felix flight to Italy for a date.
His net worth is estimated 8$ million. He makes the decent amount of money on ads, and also on reviews of indie games that become popular after he introduces them.
What does his nickname mean?
His weird nickname actually means nothing. It’s just a combination of a sound that lasers in video games make, a verb “die”, and one of his favorite dishes. The last part was added after he registered his first YouTube account called PewDie but lost the password and had to decide on a new one. He thought that PewDie-2 would sound too boring and just typed the first thing he thought of.
How rich is PewDiePie?
It is estimated that Felix earns more than $7 million a year. He is one of the wealthiest European internet celebrities. However, he doesn’t live in luxury and prefers staying simple.
What games does he review?
At the beginning of his career, Felix posted lets plays and reviews mostly of horror games including Amnesia. And his first video was Minecraft lets play. Now his range of interests is much wider.
What is his attitude towards his fanbase?
His massive fan community is nicknamed Bro Army as he always calls his viewers the bros. Being Swedish, she may be not aware of negative connotation this word has in the USA. By the way, he once called the monsters in the game “bros” too.
What about charity?
Together with his fans, he raised around a million of dollars to help children. He also donated a decent amount of his own money to charity.
Does he have pets?
He has two adorable pugs, one of which has only one eye.
What about his behavior in his videos?
He was quite careless with what he was saying in the beginning and often said inappropriate things, but as he became popular he started watching his words. His videos are mostly “loud”, where he screams shouts and curses a lot, except the ones where he shares details of his life.
Why does he hate barrels?
Felix hates barrels because their noise attracted enemies in Amnesia game. His hate for barrels is kind of a meme and he blames them for his in-game failures from time to time.
What is he like in real life?
He is quite introverted in real life and avoids any publicity and perks of his wealth like luxurious cars or expensive clothes. He even asked his fans once to never come to his house.
Why did he close comments section?
He closed comments in 2014, as he noticed too much dirt, trolling, and spam there and wanted to clean the internet a little. He keeps in touch with his fans via his Twitter and Reddit.
What awards does he have?
He was named the King of Web and was in the list of the world’s most influential people. He also won a number of quite prestigious awards for his activity, including Teen Choice.