Game Grumps is an American series that hosts contestants who lay video games and the commentators commentating on the following game by the side. The show was created in 2012 by the co-hosts Hanson and Jon Jafari. In 2013, Jafari left the production to concentrate on his YouTube web series named ‘Johns tron’ and later succeeded by Avidan.
The show is currently run by JETPAK, which is a networking system created by Adam Montoya. The channel has further released an expanded version of hosts besides the original two who have floated in and out quite often. The spin-off shows included stars like Ross O’Donovan and Barry Kramer. Game Grumps have more than 5.18 million subscribers and have more than 5 billion video views in total.
The popular game show ‘Game Grumps’ was created by Jon Jafari and his partner Arin Hanson who were the co-hosts of the show for the first season. The inception of the show began after the two released a clip of them playing Kirby Super Star, which was uploaded on July 18, 2012, on YouTube.
According to the creators, the idea of the show came up when they were fighting over the issue of whether or not the character of Wolf from the show of Super Smash Bros. Brawl was similar to Fox in terms of fighting capability. The animator Ross O’ Donovan gave them the idea of ‘grumpy.’ They finally released the concept of the video series on YouTube, which was more of a podcast. Barry Kramer was appointed as the editor of the show back in 2012.
The show got hold of the grip of the audience right after it was the first season when the creators were amazing with their anchoring and commentating skills. The hosts of the show after Jon quit appeared in various videos or, in fact, games such as DLC Quest and The Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures.
They have also been mentioned in various other series, which increased their popularity. ‘Doctor Who Ninth Doctor Comic Series’ which released in 2016 released their series of alien girl who was wearing the shirt which was saying, “Hey I’m Grump! I’m Not So Grump’.
Famous Olympic swimmer Tom Shields told in an interview that Game Grumps was one of his favorite shows, and he watched the same almost daily. He also exclaimed how the ideology of the show helped him overcome or get normalize a lot of things in life, and it was kind of the beginning of his life. The show also featured various famous celebrities throughout, such as Brent Weinbach, Michael Ian Black, Rhett & Link, and many more.
Awards & Achievements
The show has been the audience’s favorite after it aired on the screen. It was able to hold the grip of the audience following the ideology and the technique of producing the same to the viewers. The show has acquired a few nominations and achievements which are as follows:
- Nominated for Gaming in Shorty Awards (2013)
- Nominated for Gaming in Shorty Awards (2016)
- Eight million subscribers on YouTube.
Net Worth of Game Grumps in 2021
This question arises in the mind of lots of fans about the income of Game Grumps, which is a web series created by actor Arin Hanson and comedian Dan Avidan. As of January 2021, The total net worth of the show is estimated to be around $15 million. The creators upload multiple video clips of the same with commentary. During holiday seasons, they upload theme-based games, which are very much liked by the audience.
The major source of income is from YouTube, where they are paid for each video release. The show is also sponsored by brands and endorsements like Crunchyroll’s, Guns of Icarus, Anki Drive, etc. They have over 5.2 million subscribers on the streaming platform, and they earn a revenue of $8,000 each day. The advertisers are advised to bid a minimum of $0.01 per view.
Game Grumps is a famous American show hosted by the famous actor Arin Hanson and the comedian Dan Avidan which earned its popularity after the first season. The channel has further released an expanded version of hosts besides the original two who have floated in and out quite often. The spin-off shows included stars like Ross O’Donovan and Barry Kramer. The hosts of the show after Jon quit appeared in various videos or, in fact, games such as DLC Quest and The Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures. They have also been mentioned in various other series, which increased their popularity.