YouTube pranks are probably one of the most common videos on social media platforms. Famous YouTubers make prank videos to keep their subscribers entertained and even to get new subscribers.
It helps break the monotony of the videos. No matter what the genre of the videos posted on the channel, pranks are always welcomed. YouTubers also have a very strong fan following on their channels. Whatever they say can be taken seriously by their young followers especially.
This article will explore the truth behind DanTDM’s claim of having a brother. Before we get into exploring that topic, let’s see who DanTDM is and what his channel focuses on.
Who is DanTDM?
DanTDM was previously on YouTube as The Diamond Minecraft. His real-life name is Daniel Robert Middleton. If you are a frequent player of the game Minecraft, you would definitely be aware of Robert’s channel.
He plays video games and uploads the recorded video commentary of them. These types of videos are very popular on YouTube amongst viewers as they give helpful insights into the games. Therefore, it is no surprise that DanTDM’s channel is one of the most followed YouTube channels.
At the moment, he has more than 25 million subscribers and around 18 billion views on his videos. He has posted more than 3000 videos on his channel. Due to this, he has won Kids Choice Awards and even has Guinness World Record for his gaming and presenting.
He was even featured in the Forbes list of highest-paid YouTubers. These days he plays other random games and does challenges on discord on his channel. His content is meant mainly for children.
Robert graduated from the University of Northampton in music production. Even in his university days, he had a YouTube channel. However, he had a different name and channel. In 2012, he decided to create The Diamond Minecraft channel, which was renamed to just DanTDM in 2016. Today he produces his YouTube videos from his home studio dedicated to his gaming channel.
Apart from gaming videos, Robert has done a lot of other related work on the side. He has written a graphic novel known as Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal. This novel was popularly received and even held a top spot on The New York Times Bestseller list. He toured the UK and went to visit New York as part of the Cheltenham Literature Festival. He then went on tour in the USA and Australia in 2017. In the same year, he started a web series on YouTube called DanTDM Creates a Big Scene, which starred him and other famous entertainers.
Thus, DanTDM has been busy in his career making big moves. He even made big moves in his personal life after he married his long-time girlfriend, Jemma. In 2020, he welcomed a son called Asher. But does he have a brother? The following section explains this.
Does DanTDM have a brother?
One of the videos that DanTDM has uploaded is called ‘My brother plays Minecraft.’ This confused many subscribers as they did not know whether he has a brother or not.
The person in the video who was meant to be the brother looked like Robert. However, that was not his brother as it was a trick played by Robert.
It was just a prank video, but in real life, Robert has two siblings. He stated in a video where he drew his life that he does have a brother. It is not, though, the one showed in the prank game video.
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