Mr Beast - Builds a town



Personal Information:

  • Full Name: James Stephen Donaldson
  • Birthdate: May 7, 1998 (25 years old)
  • Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
  • Hometown: Greenville, North Carolina, U.S.[1]
  • Other Names: Jimmy Donaldson, MrBeast6000


  • YouTuber
  • Businessman
  • Philanthropist

Online Presence:

  • Website:
  • YouTube Channel: MrBeast
  • Years Active: 2012–present
  • Genres: Comedy, Entertainment, Vlogs, Gaming, Reaction
  • Subscribers: 234 million (main channel)
  • Combined Subscribers: 372 million[a]
  • Total Views: 41.8 billion (main channel)
  • Combined Views: 61 billion[a]
  • Associated Acts: Karl Jacobs, PewDiePie, Marques Brownlee, Jay Leno, Mark Rober, Gordon Ramsay, Airrack

Creator Awards:

  • Jimmy Donaldson’s voice featured in a 27-second duration video recorded at the 2022 Kids’ Choice Awards (April 2022).
  • Last Updated: January 24, 2024

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Biography: James Stephen “Jimmy” Donaldson[b], born on May 7, 1998, is renowned as MrBeast in the online world. He is an American YouTuber and online personality celebrated for his dynamic, high-production videos, featuring intricate challenges and generous giveaways. With a staggering 234 million subscribers, he holds the title of the most-subscribed individual on YouTube and the second-most-subscribed channel overall.

Growing up in Greenville, North Carolina, Donaldson initiated his YouTube journey in early 2012 at the age of 13, operating under the moniker MrBeast6000. His early content spanned from Let’s Plays to videos estimating the wealth of fellow YouTubers. His breakthrough came in 2017 with the viral “counting to 100,000” video, rapidly accumulating tens of thousands of views in just days. Since then, his popularity has soared, with most videos amassing tens of millions of views.

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As his channel gained momentum, Donaldson enlisted childhood friends to co-manage the brand. In 2023, the MrBeast team comprises over 250 people, including Donaldson himself. Beyond MrBeast, he oversees YouTube channels like Beast Reacts, MrBeast Gaming, MrBeast 2 (formerly MrBeast Shorts), and the philanthropy-focused Beast Philanthropy. Notably, he founded MrBeast Burger and Feastables and co-created Team Trees, a fundraiser for the Arbor Day Foundation that raised over $23 million. Additionally, he played a role in Team Seas, a fundraiser for Ocean Conservancy and The Ocean Cleanup that generated over $30 million.

Donaldson’s accolades include winning the Creator of the Year award four consecutive times at the Streamy Awards (2020-2023) and securing the Favorite Male Creator award twice at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards (2022 and 2023). In 2023, Time recognized him among the world’s 100 most influential people. He achieved a spot on Forbes’ list as the highest-paid YouTube creator in 2022, boasting an estimated net worth of $500 million.

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