David Julian Dobrik is a Slovak-born Internet celebrity. Before beginning his video blog on YouTube in 2015, he had early success on the app Vine, which allows users to share and view videos. He was a co-founder of the photography app Dispo in the year 2019.
|Full Name||David Julian Dobrik|
|Birth Date||July 23, 1996|
|Birth Place||Kosice, Slovakia|
|Profession||YouTuber / Vlogger|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Life & Career|
Dobrik was born on July 23, 1996, in Koice, Slovakia, and relocated to Vernon Hills, Illinois, with his family when he was six years old. He has three brothers and sisters. David went to Vernon High School and played tennis there. He won third place in the doubles events to qualify for the 2014 Boys Tennis State Tournament. Dobrik travelled to Los Angeles after graduating from high school to pursue his profession.
Dobrik’s first Vine post was in 2013, on the now-defunct short-form video sharing app Vine. His six-second films were successful, and he built a big Vine following of over a million people, regularly partnering with other Vine stars like Liza Koshy, Gabbie Hanna, and Jason Nash. In addition to his video content, Dobrik co-hosts a podcast called VIEWS with fellow YouTuber and former Vine sensation Jason Nash.
As a result of his success on Vine, Dobrik decided to branch out into the YouTube world in 2015 and started his own channel called David Dobrik. His videos on it are typically humor vlogs based on real-life or semi-scripted circumstances, and they frequently involve his old Vine partners. His second YouTube channel, David Dobrik Too, was started in August of that year. Direct sponsorship agreements and blooper clips are the hallmarks of this extra channel.
Dobrik was awarded a Diamond Play Button by YouTube in December 2018 for reaching 10 million followers on his YouTube channel. In the same year, he was named one of PAPER magazine’s “10 Social Media Personalities Making the Most Noise. By the end of 2019, Dobrik’s YouTube vlog channel had more than 15 million users and 6.4 billion views.
With 2.4 billion views in just one year, it was the seventh most popular YouTube creator channel in 2019. In December 2019, another short-form video sharing app, TikTok, chose one of Dobrik’s films showcasing a large-scale elephant toothpaste experiment as the number one top viral video. It received 17.5 million likes and 180 million views on Facebook.
In addition to his video content, Dobrik co-hosts a podcast called VIEWS with fellow YouTuber and former Vine sensation Jason Nash. Dobrik has started his third YouTube channel, Views Podcast, where he uploads the VIEWS video podcast. The Verge later profiled him as one of the YouTubers who were able to make podcasts work on the platform despite its overwhelming emphasis on video content.
Dobrik was featured in a July 2019 article by W magazine among other celebrities such as Diana Silvers, Gigi Hadid, and Joe Jonas, emphasizing the trend of having a second Instagram account dedicated to showing images made using film or disposable cameras. Dobrik created his own mobile camera app, David’s Disposable, in January 2020, which lets users to produce retro-looking images on their cellphones.
The programme is free and financed by commercials, but users can pay a $1 membership fee to gain access to everything without ads. Users may shoot images straight in the app, but they will not be available until 9 am the next day, a feature designed to imitate the time it takes for disposable camera photos to be developed. Prints of photos can also be bought directly from the app.
Dobrik’s popularity and success are reflected in his numerous features and honors, including the 2019 Teen Choice Awards’ Choice Male Web Star award. In August 2019, he was awarded Sexiest Heartthrob of 2019 by People magazine, and he was listed in Variety magazine’s annual Power of Young Hollywood list. Dobrik was also selected the No 1 influencer and personality to follow on social media by teens.
Dobrik joined Ciara and Debbie Gibson as judges on Nickelodeon’s musical competition show, America’s Most Musical Family, in July of 2019. He was also a guest judge on the ninth season of Chopped Junior and a presenter at the 2019 American Music Awards.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
Dobrik is shielded from deportation as a non-US citizen who came to the United States as a kid under the DACA scheme. From late 2015 to early 2018, he was in a relationship with fellow online star Liza Koshy. On May 15, 2019, Dobrik officially married Lorraine Nash, the mother of his buddy and partner Jason Nash, during one of his comedy vlogs.
He declared his decision to dissolve their marriage on June 12, 2019, and on November 22 of the same year, he confirmed on Instagram that he had legally signed divorce papers.
David Dobrik has a net worth of more than $25 million He is one of the most well-known and well-paid social media stars in the world, with recent revenues exceeding $15 million. David bought a property in Sherman Oaks, California for an obscene $9.5 million in August 2020, according to the real estate website dirt dot com.
David’s business, which includes corporate sponsorships with firms like EA, Bumble, and SeatGeek, earned him $16 million in 2020. His clothing brand, Clickbait, which sells sweatshirts, shorts, jeans, and other items, contributes a significant amount of his annual revenue.
According to Trends data, Dobrik also has a cooperation with SeatGeek, which has generated as much search interest as popular collaborations like Chrissy Teigen and Target.