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  • Before this video begins,

  • I just wanna say from my b... from the bottom of my heart,

  • Thank you.

  • We just hit

  • Fifteen BILLION views

  • H O L Y shit

  • That's more people than childs in Africa

  • That mean that's more clicks than childs in Africa

  • That's more clicks than Ainsley cardboard cutouts.

  • That's more people in the universe.

  • Wait a minute.

  • Fourteen point f...

  • AA!

  • What happened?!

  • WHAT THE FUCK HAPPENED?!?

  • Where're my views?!

  • Gotta check vid stats.

  • Daily video...MINUS?!

  • Two hundred and seven?!

  • MILLION!

  • TWO HUNDRED AND SEVEN MILLION!

  • DAMN YOU YOUTUBE!

  • GOD

  • DAMMIT

  • -200 million views

  • how the FUCK does that happen?

  • Hey Felix,

  • huh...hi...rrr..rrr...rr

  • Remember those 207 million views?

  • Yes, yes I do like...

  • they were my own channel.

  • They're gone now. We lost 'em

  • WTF

  • Kazoo

  • Umm, anyway guys

  • so if you could uuh

  • Che...uh...I have this support button now,

  • Where you could, you could help me get uhh...

  • you know, support, support me, it's a support button

  • It's not a 'Donate' button

  • I'm not e-begging, alright?

  • I need... I need more money.

  • I open it up...listen here, ok

  • I know people are gonna call me greedy

  • I open it up, just to, like, try it out

  • Let's see...let's j...let's look at my analytics

  • and see how many people actually...

  • Okay, let's see here,

  • Transaction Revenue

  • 0.33 dollars!

  • Thank you(!)

  • Anyway, uh, this video is not about me begging for money,

  • Although I would love to do that all day.

  • This video is about something completely different.

  • 'Before PewDiePie would become the king of Youtube'

  • I'm sure you've seen these videos out there

  • 'Before PewDiePie was ever a guest on the late night show with Stephen Colbert'

  • They seem quite popular, and they like to show up in your suggestion bar

  • Unsolicited.

  • 'Before Felix raised over 1 million dollars for his various charities'

  • Before they were famous videos.

  • I mean, who doesn't want to know what happened to Brock Lesnar... or FouseyTUBE

  • Who doesn't wanna see all these people,

  • And of course,

  • There's one of me

  • Let's watch it,

  • together.

  • 'Before there was ever a Bro Army,

  • Before he started earning 4ml a year'

  • Four million a year?

  • Diet coke

  • aaaahhhh.

  • That's cute

  • 'Felix Killberg'

  • Woah! Woahahahah!

  • what the fu...

  • Sorry, WHAT?

  • Why is it so hard for people to pronounce my name?

  • I don't think it's that hard

  • Shellburg

  • Shellburg

  • Maybe that's why they made an updated version I'm, I'm kinda curious.

  • PewDiePie was born

  • Felix Shell...Kellburg.

  • Felix Kellburg.

  • Felix Shellburg?

  • Okay, you guys try doing it.

  • No. No, I guess ... guess they didn't get it right in that one either, huh?

  • 'Felix Killberg'

  • initially went on to university

  • to persue a career in technology management and industrial economics

  • he then dropped out, opting instead to start up a career on youtube,

  • and when he first started his side job'

  • STFU

  • Why does everyone get this story wrong?

  • I see it everywhere, so I don't blame you,

  • Mr M...Ma...Ma...

  • MACCRUEHEHEHDEN

  • I jaw, I dropped outta high... I dropped outta university because I didn't like it.

  • To drop outta university, to pursue Youtube

  • That'd just be fucking stupid.

  • I'm not that dumb, alright?

  • You may think.........haha... I wouldn't do... I wouldn't do that

  • you think I was some loser?

  • Mum, Dad,

  • I'm gonna drop outta high school

  • Cause I wanna be a Youtuber!

  • It was boring, alright? It was fucking boring!

  • That's a big surprise for everyone?

  • It was boring

  • Industrial Management and Economics,

  • It was boring as hell!

  • Everyone was boring as hell,

  • I...I couldn't relate to fucking anyone!

  • e...er...e....video game

  • is that like a

  • i love playing with a Wii

  • Oh, you don't like video games,

  • Then I can't relate; then we have nothing to talk about!

  • 'He then dropped out, opting instead to start up a career on youtube

  • and when he first started his side job,

  • was selling hot dogs on the street.

  • A lot of people seem to wanna shit on me because I used to sell hot dogs

  • Yeah, like you had all prestigious jobs

  • And you know what?

  • My hot dogs

  • Were fucking

  • Oh, it's so fucking good.

  • And you know what?

  • Most people didn't even sell...wanna buy hot dogs

  • Actually...

  • Uh...we didn't...the guy, my boss was so fucking cheap

  • He was like,

  • "Don't cook the hot dog,

  • just microwave them, and dip them in the hot dog sauce.

  • People don't tell the difference."

  • PewDiePie was born on October 24th 1989

  • And raised in Gotham, Sweden

  • [WHEEZES]

  • [CLAPS]

  • Yes!

  • That's Stockholm.

  • The capital of Sweden.

  • How did you fuck that up?!

  • Just Google Gothamberg!

  • There's so many pictures

  • how did you fuck that up?

  • "His mother Johanna is a former

  • KappAhl CIO"

  • I'm the only one who thinks this is funny

  • because he's so fucking bad at...

  • KappAhl

  • KappAh

  • KappAhl

  • KappAh

  • KappAhl

  • It's KappAhl, a ver... a well-known, uh... clothing company

  • 'His mother Jowanna is a'

  • First of all, Johanna

  • Not Jo'anna.

  • FUCK ME

  • GODAMMIT do I have to keep going?

  • 'And his father Ulf is also a chief executive

  • for this company.'

  • No, he's CEO of another company.

  • But, uh...you, you did it.

  • 'Felix entered a photoshop competition

  • and again he got to flex his creative muscle.

  • He ended up winning and his art was put on display

  • in an art gallery.'

  • Yeah, this is the art that I put out for my, uh

  • So good.

  • Fucking hell, you could have at least, like, showed some of my work.

  • Okay?

  • Hey, I like to photoshop girls.

  • Alright, it's fun.

  • So the real story here is that I, I...

  • I loved photoshop, that's what I wanted to do instead of

  • school

  • I almost got an apprenticeship

  • at one of the best advertising agencies,

  • In, uh...

  • In Scandinavia.

  • I was so close, it was like between me and another person,

  • and then I didn't get the job,

  • and I was like "FUCK".

  • I, but I wanted to do Youtube as well,

  • so I managed to sell some of these pictures

  • uh, because I, I printed like a limited edition

  • but, enough to buy a computer

  • and when I had the computer, I could start making videos.

  • THAT'S how I got started.

  • THAT'S the story.

  • You're welcome.

  • 'At this time, Youtube was home to plenty of vloggers

  • but there was no one that stuck solely to that of a video game vlogger,

  • so quickly he realised he had found himself a little niche'

  • It is true though

  • I remember there was no big gamer... back in the day

  • It was all just like,

  • Fucking vloggers, they were so big.

  • Like, big names like

  • Ray William Johnson

  • I paved the path, you're welcome by the way.

  • Alright?

  • If your a gamer on Youtube, you should fucking

  • Suck My Dick.

  • 'Well, he was a student at Chalmers

  • His videos started to take off

  • attracting an increasingly large number of viewers.

  • This was so awkward like,

  • trust me, it's the most awkward fucking thing.

  • If you make videos,

  • and like,

  • if other people know about it or not

  • when that line, it's like,

  • cause obviously I didn't go around and show people all my videos.

  • so some people discover them by themselves and it's...

  • like,

  • the people that are in your friend group and they find out you make videos it's so fucking awkward.

  • It's not a good time to be a Youtuber when that happens.

  • 'While playing the video game Amnesia

  • he found himself scared

  • and thought it might relieve some of the stress

  • if he put the camera on himself as some way of having company

  • while playing the game.'

  • That's true.

  • It wasn't a huge success.

  • It was more like,

  • the start of something.

  • I never, uh... like I never got like a viral video

  • that just BOOM

  • Boom, made me big.

  • It just kept... i just kinda kept making videos and built an audience and...

  • luckily you guys keep coming in and...

  • that's, i'm...i'm...i'm proud of that

  • I'm really proud of the fact that

  • It's just been something I built by myself

  • and not just been lucky with a big boom hit or whatever.

  • 'Felix recalled that there was

  • Hmm...

  • Felix recalled that this was the first ti...'

  • [GOTCHA]

  • Just take this video down, dude

  • this is embarrassing

  • [Laughs]

  • Sorry what was that?

  • 'Felix recalled that there was

  • HM

  • Felix recalled that this was the '

  • [EXPLODES]

  • aur that's so embarrassing

  • 'Felix recalled that there was

  • HM

  • Felix recalled'

  • I just wanna say,

  • AUUEEUA

  • I just wanna say that errr...

  • 'HM.'

  • Beautiful.

  • Just beautiful.

  • Alright, w... let's do a part two.

  • 'He was born on the 24th of October

  • 1989

  • THERE YOU GO!

  • In the city of Gothenburg, Sweden.'

  • We got it

  • hey

  • 'There's also rumour that he is a descendant of King Eric of Sweden and other royals.'