Popular German Youtubers
Youtube is the most popular video platform worldwide. The most popular German youtubers are either running comedy-, beauty- oder gaming channels.
Youtube channel: HalfCastGermany
Subscribers: 2,7 million (August 2016)
More info: German youtuber Simon Desue aka Joshua Weißleder was born on August 20, 1991 to a German mother and an Ivory Coastian father. He opened his youtube channel in 2009 and since then reached a huge viewership as well as getting a lot of media attention. In 2013, he was a participant of German Celebrity Big Brother, where he also met his later on girlfriend Natalie Osada. Since 2016, Simon Desue is living in the United States.
Youtube channel: Gronkh
Subscribers: 4,5 million (March 2017)
More infos: German youtuber Gronkh aka Erik Range is running 10 different youtube channels. On his main channel, he is playing and commenting videogames. Before starting youtube in 2010, the son of a Russian mother and a German father was the owner of some websites, which offered online role plays. Until May 2016, he had the biggest youtube channel in Germany.
Youtube channel: BibsBeautyPalace
Subscribers: 4,4 million (March 2017)
More infos: German youtuber Bianca Heinicke was born on February 6, 1993. She opened her youtube channel in 2012 and was first focusing on beauty and fashion videos. Later on, she started making private videos with her boyfriend Julian Claßen (who is also running a successful youtube channel called Julienco). Both are running their videos through their own company Julian Claßen & Bianca Heinicke GbR.
Youtube channel: Dagibeee
Subscribers: 3,4 million (March 2017)
More infos: German youtuber Dagi Bee was born on September 21, 1994. Her real name is Dagmar Nicole Ochmanczyk. She first appeared in the videos of her then boyfriend Lionttv and started her own youtube channel in 2012. The two were in a relationsip between 2011 and 2015. Since 2015, she is in a relationship with movie editor Eugen Kazakov. The couple got engaged in 2016.
Youtube channel: HerrTutorial
Subscribers: 1,7 million (March 2017)
More infos: German youtuber Sami Slimani was born on March, 20 1990 and is the son of Tunesian parents. He started his youtube channel under the name HerrTutorial in 2009 and was first focusing on beauty and styling tips for men. Since 2014, he is presenter for the famous German music tv channel called VIVA. He is friends with many other famous German youtubers including Ischtar Isik, Anna Maria Damm or Shanti Tan. His two sisters Dounia Slimani and Lamiya Slimani are also running successful youtube channels.
Youtube channel: LeFloid
Subscribers: 3 million (March 2017)
More infos: German youtuber LeFloid aka Florian Mundt was born on October 1, 1987. The psychology student at HU Berlin is running one of the most famous german youtube channels, in which he is mostly critically commenting on news. In July 2015, he got the chance to interview German chancellor Angela Merkel and ask her questions from his youtube community.
Youtube channel: DieLochis
Subscribers: 2,3 million (March 2017)
More infos: German youtubers DieLochis (TheLochis) is a music- and comedychannel from the twin brothers Heiko and Roman Lochmann, born on May 13, 1999. The two opened TheLochis in 2011 and started with music video parodies and song translations. Until now, they already released their own songs, went on tour and have their own movie called Bruder vor Luder ( = Brother before hussy).