Celebrated Name: Totalbiscuit
Real Name/Full Name: John Peter Bain
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 33 years old
Birth Date: 8 July 1984
Date of Death: 24 May 2018
Birth Place: Spennymoor, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 77 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Genna Bain (m. 2007–2018)
Children: Yes (1 Child)
Profession: Video gaming commentator and game critic on YouTube
Net Worth in 2024: $2 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Totalbiscuit was the alias of the British commentator John Bain. Bain is well known for his commentary on various games and also as a bold and brazen YouTube celebrity. He has also gained other online nicknames such as ‘The Cynical Brit’ and ‘TotalHalibut.’

Maybe you know about Totalbiscuit very well But do you know how old was he at the time of his death and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Totalbiscuit’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

John Bain was born on the 8th of July in 1984 in Spennymoor, Britain. When he was only 13, Bain became one of the founders of Live365. He was also a beta-tester for the same. He studied at De Montfort University to obtain a degree in law. While still there, Bain became considerably involved with his university’s radio station, Demon FM. He was the host of a music show of the extreme metal genre.

Personal Life

Totalbiscuit met YouTube contemporary and future wife, Genna Bain, when he was covering Blizzcon 2005. They got married and had a son. Around the end of April 2014, a video log by Bain declared that he had been diagnosed with an irregular mass in his colon, which was suspected to be the early sign of colon cancer.

He soon stated that he did, in fact, have colon cancer and began treatment with radiation as well as chemotherapy. His cancer spread and affected his liver severely. However, in October 2017, Bain discussed on an H3 Podcast that his stage 4 cancer was still with him, although currently not metastasizing.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 8 July 1984, Totalbiscuit was 33 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.7 m. tall, and weigh 77 kg.


After his successful university metal music show, Bain’s acclaim only grew. In 2005, he switched to talk radio and gained a tremendous amount of recognition for hosting “Blue Plz” on the World of Warcraft Radio station. He was greatly praised by the World of Warcraft family and was invited to Blizzcon 2005. During his five years at World of Warcraft Radio, Bain got promoted to managing director, and it was after this that he started his personal site,

Bain lost his job as a financial advisor in 2010 during the recession. He began his YouTube videos on gaming and very soon gained huge popularity. Subsequently, he was invited to The Game Station by StarCraft 2 commentator, HuskyStarcraft. Bain’s posts on a variety of content on video games on the Polaris network resulted in his skyrocketing publicity. His fans were especially hooked to his series of videos in “WTF is…?”.

Awards and Achievements

In the 2012 Golden Joystick or the People’s Gaming Awards, John Bain managed to become the runner-up of the ‘Greatest YouTube Gamer’ category. Noted sites such as the Technorati and the Eurogamer recognized the sheer talent of Totalbiscuit. He was called ‘champion of indie gaming’ by Eurogamer personality, Will Porter. This 33-year-old British celebrity from Newcastle upon Tyne won the Battle Royale in 2012. Totalbiscuit decided to donate his prize money to ‘Charity: Water,’ a non-profit organization. In 2014, he got into the Brit List of MCVUK and also won The Game Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Totalbiscuit in 2024

Totalbiscuit Net Worth
Totalbiscuit Net Worth

Totalbiscuit’s YouTube channel has gained him over two million subscribers, and his fame is on the rise even now. He managed to become the top curator of the platform on a digital distribution called Steam. Bain had a follower number of 400,000 that surpassed that of the next three together. This British commentator and professional eSports caster have a net worth of $2 million as of May 2024.

Totalbiscuit or John Bain, moved to America after he got married to Genna Bain. His fanatic acclaim as a YouTube gaming commentator and critic is noteworthy. Bain confirmed in 2018 that his cancer was back, and he would be trying to be a subject for a clinical trial on the same. He hosted the Co-Optional Podcast with Brooke Thorne and Jesse Cox that airs on And recently, he died after a four-year fight with cancer.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here