How old is MrBeast?

Jimmy Donaldson, famously known as MrBeast, was born on 7 May 1998, and today, he is 26 years, 1 month, 11 days old.  MrBeast is a famous Youtuber, Philanthropist, Businessman, and Social media personality.

MrBeast is an Icon for all content creators and YouTubers. He recently completed 150 million subscribers on his main Youtube channel, making him only the second individual to do so after PewDiePie. MrBeast is famous for his expensive stunts on his main Youtube channel. His Youtube channel has over 150 million subscribers making it the 5th most followed channel on Youtube. He has a total of 6 Youtube channels, and each channel has an enormous number of subscribers. He usually donates thousands of dollars of money to strangers for completing tasks and challenges. He is also a philanthropist and donates a huge amount of money to charity.

Early Life

MrBeast was born on 7 May 1998, and his birth name was Jimmy Donaldson. Mr. Beast was born in Kansas, United States, in a Christian family. He also professes Christian religion and holds American nationality. 

Mr. Beast finished his early education at Greenville Christian Academy, a private secondary school. After graduating from Greenville Christian Academy, he enrolled at East Carolina University, but later he dropped out without completing his degree to pursue his career. He spent his childhood in Greenville, North Carolina, with his elder brother Charles Donaldson. 


MrBeast, aka Jimmy Donaldson, was born to Stephen Donaldson and Mrs. Donaldson. His father, Stephen Donaldson, is a businessman by profession, and his mother is a housewife. 

He has one elder sibling, his brother CJ Donaldson. Like him, his brother is also a YouTuber and has a YouTube account titled MrBro, which has over 4 million subscribers. Although he isn’t as popular as Mr. Beast, he still has a good fan following.


MrBeast is the second most followed individual on Youtube and one of the world’s most famous celebrities. Due to his popularity, his relationship status is always the talk of the town. 

MrBeast recently revealed that he had started a new relationship with Thea Booysen. Thea is a famous Twitch streamer, Youtuber, and social media personality.

Before Thea, MrBeast was dating Maddy Spidell. Maddy is a famous Instagram model, and the couple shared a strong bond. 


MrBeast started his Youtube journey on 19 Feb 2012 at 13 when he created a YouTube account. He started posting gaming videos on his channel and started by posting a Minecraft video. After some time, he started a video series in which he talked about different big Youtubers, their earnings, and other details. 

After some time, he stopped uploading gaming videos and started the “worst intro” series in which he made fun of Youtube video introductions. This idea worked, and he started to gain popularity. In 2016, he decided to drop out of his University to pursue his full-time YouTube career. However, this didn’t go well with his mom, and he had to move out of his home. 

He later worked hard and hired some friends to work for him, and they started to find ways to get popular on Youtube. 

In 2017, he started performing different stunts like counting up to 1,00,000, breaking glass using 100 megaphones, staying underwater for 24 hours straight(this attempt failed due to health issues), and spinning a fidget spinner for a day. These stunts made him popular, and he became the Centre of attention of the Youtube audience.

In 2018, when there was a competition between PewDiePie and T-series to become the most subscribed channel, he supported PewDiePie and bought Billboards, advertised on Television and Radio for him, and wore T-shirts in stadiums in support of PewDiePie. This increased his popularity immensely, and his fan following increased enormously. 

In 2019 he organized a real-life Battle Royale competition with a total prize of $2,00,000. 

In 2020, he organized a rock-paper-scissors competition with a grand prize of $2,50,000. This event at that time became the most watched live Youtube Original event. He then hosted several similar events and gained millions of views. 

MrBeast currently has 6 Youtube channels. His main Youtube channel is named MrBeast and has 104 million subscribers making it the 5th most followed YouTube channel. 

“Beast Philanthropy” is his second YouTube channel and has over 10 million subscribers. On this channel, he donates money to those in need and donates to charity. 

“MrBeast Gaming” is his gaming channel with 29 million subscribers, and here he uploads gameplay videos.

“Beast Reacts” is his other channel with 20 million subscribers, and there he uploads reaction videos of him.

“MrBeast Shorts” is his channel with over 16 million subscribers, and “MrBeast 2” has over 7 million subscribers. 

Besides Youtube, he is also present on Instagram and Twitter, with 20 million and 15 million followers, respectively. 

Net Worth 

MeBeast has an estimated Net Worth of around $50 million. He earns from different sources. He has 6 Youtube channels, and his main channel has over 108 million subscribers; his combined subscriber count is around 190 million. He earns an enormous amount of money only from his Youtube channel. He also earns from advertising and promotions. He earns from merchandise where he sells different wearable items. He is also the founder of MrBeast Burger. In 2022, Forbes ranked him YouTube’s highest-earning creator, with over $54 million in earnings in 2021. 


  • MrBeast wants to raise $150 million for his business and Youtube accounts and has valued it at $1.5 billion.
  • In January 2022, Forbes ranked MrBeast as the Highest paid Youtuber in 2021, with earnings of $54 million, the highest ever in a Year by a Youtuber. 
  • MrBeast recently launched MrBeast Burger, a virtual restaurant chain in partnership with Virtual Dining Concepts, LLC.
  • Recently, MrBeast teamed up with Corpse Husband and launched a limited-edition Feastables chocolate bar.
  • Recently, MrBeast’s Team Tree campaign, launched in 2019, planted over 24 million trees. 

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