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David Dobrik Net Worth
- Name: David Dobrik
- Born: July 23, 1996
- Age: 26
- Occupation: You Tuber, Live streamer, Viner, comedian, actor, talent-show, judge podcaster
- Spouse(s) : Lorraine Nash (m. 2019; div. 2019)
- Channel: David Dobrik, David Dobrik Too, VIEWS.
- Year active: 2014 – present
- Genre: comedy
- Net Worth: $20 million
David Julian Dobrik was born on July 23, 1996, in Košice, Slovakia. When he was six years old his family moved to Vernon Hills, Illinois. Dobrik was a non- US citizen but his family was protected from deportation under the DACA policy. He used to play tennis when he was in Vernon Hills high school, and from there he qualified for the 2014 Boys Tennis State Tournament and won the third prize in the doubles tennis tournament. After finishing high school he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career.
Dobrik was in a relationship with his fellow internet personality Liza Koshy from 2015 till early 2018. In one of his comedy vlogs he legally married his friend and collaborator Jason Nash’s mother Lorraine Nash on May 15, 2019, on June 12, 2019, they announced that they had decided to end their marriage and on November 22 he announced that they had officially signed the divorce papers.
Vine: in 2013 Dobrik uploaded his first post on Vine, now a dysfunctional app. That video was of only six seconds and got popular as a result he gained a large number of followers and also collaborated with the most popular Vine personalities including Liza Koshy, Gabbie Hanna, and Jason Nash.
David Dobrik and YouTube
YouTube when Dobrik got popular through vine he also became a part of a YouTube group second class, this channel had more than 18000 subscribers by the time it ended in 2015. After that Dobrik launched his own YouTube channel named “David Dobrik”, in 2015. On this channel, he mostly uploads comedy vlogs that are based on real-life situations and are scripted to add dramatic effect. He also features his former vine collaborators with him in his vlogs. In August 2016 he created another YouTube channel “David Dobrik Too”, in this channel he mostly uploads bloopers, challenge videos, and sponsored deals videos.
In December 2018 he received a diamond button from YouTube for successfully gaining ten million subscribers on his YouTube channel. In the same year, the PAPER magazine named him “10 Social Media Personalities Making Noise”.
In 2019, his vlog channel had over 15 million subscribers with 6.4 billion views. In 2019 it was ranked the fifth most viewed creator channel on YouTube with 2.4 billion views in that year alone. In the same year, he featured a large-scale elephant’s toothpaste experiment on his channel which was named “Number 1 Top Viral Video on TikTok” which gained 17.5 million likes and 180 million views.
David Dobrik and his Podcast
Dobrik also does a podcast named “VIEWS” with his fellow YouTubers and former vine star Jason Nash. He has a third YouTube channel named View Podcast in which he posts videos of podcasts of VIEWS. The Verge featured him as a YouTuber who is successfully able to make YouTube podcasts despite the platform’s heavy emphasis on video content.
In July 2019 Dobrik was featured in W magazine along with some famous celebrities like Gigi Hadid, Diana Silvers, and Joe Jonas. The article was written to shade light on the trend of using Instagram to showcase the photos taken with films or disposable cameras.
In January 2020 Dobrik launched his own mobile phone camera application named, “David’s Disposable”, the app allowed users to create retro photographs of their own with their smartphones. Like many others, this app is free with some advertisements but users also have the option to pay $1 for a subscription and enjoy the app advertisement free. The app allows the users to directly take photos with it but they will have to wait until 9 AM the following day before those photos are available. The purpose of this feature is to stimulate the wait time of a disposable camera to develop the photos. You can also directly order the photos from the app as prints. The app exceeded over a million downloads by February 2020.
David Dobrik has won many awards including the Choice Male Web Star 2019, Teen Choice Awards 2019. He was featured in Variety Magazine’s annual “Power of Young Hollywood” list in 2019, People magazine named him as the Sexiest Heartthrob of 2019 and Piper Jaffray & Co. named him, as the top influencer and personality followed by the teenagers in the social media.
Sponsorship and advertisement:
Dobrik won the brand Engagement award at the Streamys Brand Award for his partnership with the restaurant chain Chipotle. They partnered with him to celebrate National Burrito Day in April 2019 and made his regular order their official National Burrito Day burrito the “Dobrik Burrito”.
In an interview with the Insider, Dobrik revealed that when he received only 16 million views on YouTube he could make $275,000 per month from advertising revenue on his videos, but now since YouTube has more strict guidelines to promote more family-friendly content, he makes only $2000 per video despite getting over 200 million views.
Beyond the Internet:
In 2019 Dobrik became a judge on Nickelodeon’s show “Americas Most Musical Family” alongside Ciara and Debbie Gibson. He also appeared as a presenter at the American Music Award of 2019 and as a guest judge in the ninth season of “Chopped Junior”. He also starred in the 2015 short film “An Interrogation”, and also did the voiceover in “The Angry Birds Movie 2” in 2019.
David Dobrik owns a $2.5 million home in Los Angeles. The house features an in-house recording studio. In August 2020 the real estate site dirt.com reported that Dobrik purchased a home in Sherman Oaks for $9.5 million.
In Dobrik’s YouTube channel video we can see his tesla and Ferrari cars he often surprise his friends and family by giving them cars as a gift.
David Dobrik Quotes
- “I was making like $1,500 or $2,000 a month and I was thinking, ‘I’m loaded! I can’t believe this.’ I would go to Jimmy Johns every day and sometimes get two #5 Vitos (sandwich meals) because I didn’t even care!”
- “I met Liza Koshyaround that time and she was filming a vlog and I really liked that it was a small camera and you could just record your whole day. That was so cool! I filmed my first vlog and I think it worked because I wasn’t trying to make it work. I was just doing it for my own enjoyment.”
- “If you’re in it for the money, there is no way you will ever make it! Never. That’s not going to get you there at all. I just made a fun video with my friends. That’s the key.”
- “YouTube is temporary. It’s like, ‘How long can one keep this up for?’ And that’s why I do interviews like this. Because maybe someone will watch this and get me a job as a manager at a movie theater one day.”
- “I have something (YouTube) to work hard at. I just need to not stop and keep going. And that’s what I really like.”
- “I want to be a late-night host and the podcast is a way for me to do longer-form interviews and to get better at interviewing.”
- “If you’re in it for the money, there is no way you will ever make it! Never.”