|Celebrated Name:||Philip Defranco|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Philip James DeFranco|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Birth Date:||1 December 1985|
|Birth Place:||The Bronx, New York, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Lindsay Jordan Doty (m. 2015)|
|Children:||Yes (Carter William DeFranco, Philip “Trey” DeFranco III)|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
American video blogger (vlogger) and famous YouTube star Philip DeFranco who started with posting his opinions on YouTube in the form of videos and has today become a YouTube personality.
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Born as Philip James in Bronx, New York, on the 1st of December in 1985. He has an Italian descent.
He went to the University of South Florida and also pursued Biology at Asheville – Buncombe Technical Community College. He was a junior at East Carolina University.
In 2007 he started living in Florida and moved to Atlanta. Before he forayed into video making, he also worked as a waiter in several restaurants. After living in a car, he finally started living with his father on the promise that he would join college, which he did not.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 1 December 1985, Philip Defranco is 34 years old as of today’s date 5th August 2020. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
His YouTube career began in the middle of his finals at East Carolina University. At this time, he created his first YouTube channel called ‘The Philip DeFranco Show.’ This was where he discussed the news, or whatever he thought was important. He asked his followers to donate him some money so he could spend a night in a hotel as sleeping in a car was scary for him.
His followers were mainly people from a very young age group of 16 – 17- years old. He was able to open another YouTube channel called ‘Philip DeFranco’ where he put up a series of vlogs which were called ‘The Vloggity.’ After conducting an experiment to check user perversion, Philip shifted his content to gossip, news, and sex.
In an interview in 2009, Philip claimed that he earns a salary of $250,000 from multiple online sources and soon started denying it in his own videos. In February of 2012, he gave himself $100,000 per year and invested the rest in his own company. He is also paid by a lot of companies to create videos for their promotion.
Apart from creating multiple channels, he also created several online shows that became popular among the viewers. These include ‘Hooking Up,’ ‘The Friday Show,’ ‘NSFW Saturday,’ ‘Sunday Funday,’ and more. His channel ‘SourceFed,’ which was funded by Google itself, along with all his other channels, was sold to Discovery Digital Networks.
He then got himself involved in the launching of another channel ‘ForHumanPeoples.’ This was based on the merchandise in the same name. This later got transitioned into another sketch channel that was called the ‘Nuclear Family.’ He was also a part of the gaming channel ‘Super Panic Frenzy’ that featured multiple other celebrities that were signed by Discovery Digital.
Awards & Achievements
He has been nominated for a series of awards for ‘The Philip DeFranco Show,’ the ones that he won include 2nd IAWTV awards for ‘Best New Series,’ 6th Streamy Awards for ‘Best News and Culture Series,’ and ‘Audience Choice for Best Show of the year. He also won the 3rd Streamy Award for ‘Audience Choice for Best Series of the Year’ for ‘SourceFed.
Net Worth & Salary of Philip Defranco in 2020
Philip has been very lucky to have great net worth to his credit at such a young age. He has a net worth of $8 million as of August 2020.
Philip commands a dedicated following is owing to the kind of quirky humor he manages to pull off on his shows. Philip has been able to realize his talent from a young age and was successfully able to make lots and lots of money out of it. This shows that if we work dedicatedly towards something, it can be achieved.