Mark Fischbach

Mark Fischbach

writer, producer, director

Mark Fischbach was born on Jun 28, 1989 in USA. Mark Fischbach's big-screen debut came with Anna - Season 1 directed by Mark Fischbach in 2012. Mark Fischbach is known for In Space with Markiplier: Part 1 directed by Mark Fischbach, Mark Fischbach stars as Mark and Jordan Bradley as Captain. Mark Fischbach has got 4 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award Mark Fischbach achieved is The Streamy Awards. The upcoming new movie Mark Fischbach plays is In Space with Markiplier: Part 2 which will be released on May 02, 2022.

Mark Edward Fischbach, known by his Internet persona and main YouTube username Markiplier, is an American Internet and YouTube personality star. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Fischbach began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is currently based in Los Angeles, California. Generally, he gained fame as Markiplier, uploading videos of him and sometimes his friends playing and commenting on video games.He was born on June 28th, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States and has American and Korean ancestry. His father served in the military where he met his mother of Korean origin. His family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. Originally, Fischbach studied to become a medical engineer at the University of Cincinnati, but dropped out of college to pursue his YouTube career. Before his YouTube fame, He originally aspired to become a voice actor.Markiplier is perhaps one of the icons of famous Internet and YouTube stars. As of April 2022, his channel has over 17.9 billion total video views and over 32.7 million subscribers, and is the 17th most subscribed individual user channel on YouTube. Fischbach specializes in Let's Play game-play commentary videos and indie games, commonly of survival horror and action video games, and some film production.Starting his Internet web video YouTube career, Fischbach first joined YouTube on May 26, 2012, creating a channel under the username "Markiplier". Fischbach's first series was a play-through of the video game Amnesia: The Dark Descent. After playing several other game series, including Penumbra and Dead Space, YouTube banned Fischbach's AdSense account. Though he appealed to YouTube as a last effort, the appeal was ultimately lost. Because of this, a new and current channel was created and dubbed MarkiplierGAME. In 2014, Fischbach's YouTube Channel, Markiplier, was listed on New Media Rockstars Top 100 Channels, ranked at #61.Since then, he has collaborated with many others, including Jacksepticeye, LordMinion777, Muyskerm, CrankGameplays, PewDiePie, Matthias, GameGrumps, Cyndago, Yamimash, Jacksfilms, CaptainSparklez and LixianTV, as well as acting appearances in TomSka's asdfmovie series (voice only) and in Smosh: The Movie. He has also played many games on his channel, including the Five Nights at Freddy's series, Garry's Mod, Happy Wheels, Surgeon Simulator 2013, Minecraft (while intoxicated), SCP - Containment Breach, HuniePop, SOMA, Until Dawn, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, To the Moon, The Evil Within, Alien: Isolation, Among the Sleep, Grand Theft Auto V, and many more. He has also done "Impossible Challenges" (spicy peppers, painful trials, etc.), sketch comedy with Matthias and Cyndago, and played horror spin-off parodies from games like Slender: The Eight Pages and Five Nights at Freddy's. At the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con, Fischbach appeared on a panel with Red Giant Entertainment including Benny R. Powell (Wayward Sons), David Campiti (Pandora's Blogs), Mort Castle (Darchon), David Lawrence, and Brian Augustyn. He also co-hosted the 2015 South By Southwest (SXSW) Gaming Awards with The Legend of Korra voice actor Janet Varney. Fischbach and fellow Youtuber Jenna Mae appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in September of 2014 following backlash that Kimmel received regarding jokes he had made about YouTube and Let's Play videos. Fischbach joined the Red Giant Entertainment board in November 2014. He was featured in Youtube Rewind 2015. He has made an interactive sketch story called A Date with Markiplier (ADWM), which premiered on February 14, 2017, that is dedicated to Valentine's Day and has a total of 10 different outcomes depending on the choices of the viewer. He also made the series called Who Killed Markiplier? (WKM) - Chapters1-4, which premiered over the course of four days from October 10th, 2017. He also created Wilford 'MOTHERLOVING' Warfstache, and Damien soon after for further story and character development after his WKM series. He has made a new, free, YouTube Red series called A Heist with Markiplier (AHWM). This is an interactive story with 31 possible endings to it, and it premiered on October 30, 2019. Fischbach is often referred to as one of the most kind, generous, and down-to-earth YouTubers. He has done many charity live-streams, donating to charities such as Doctors Without Borders and to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, located in his hometown. Fischbach also enjoys keeping a close relationship with his viewers, often going to conventions and interacting with them on social media. He also highly praises his community's support, taking much pride in how his viewers care about each other as well as him.In his Cyndago collaboration, Fischbach made many comedy videos together with the YouTube sketch comedy and music channel, Cyndago. The channel was founded in 2012 by Daniel Kyre and Ryan Magee in South Carolina, stemming from Magee's post-high school film work. Matt Watson from Maker Studios later joined Cyndago after they moved to Los Angeles. Their work was noted for having unexpected endings and dark, often disturbing, humor. Following Kyre's attempted suicide on September 16, 2015 and subsequent death two days later, the remaining members of Cyndago chose to disband. At the time of their disbandment, the group had done forty sketches and fourteen original songs, many of them featuring Fischbach. Watson and Magee then decided to work on Watson's own comedy and music channel, Kids w/ Problems, and they continue to collaborate with Fischbach. After the death of Daniel Kyre and disbandment of Cyndago, Fischbach temporarily halted uploads and went on hiatus from September 17 to October 5, 2015.On March 23, 2015, he had emergency surgery and posted a video from his hospital bed which received over 5 million views. Fortunately, the surgery was a success and mark returned to vlogging afterwards.

  • Birthday

    Jun 28, 1989
  • Place of Birth

    Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Known For


4 wins & 7 nominations

The Streamy Awards
Best Collaboration
Winner - Streamy Award
Unus Annus (2019)
Social Good - Creator
Winner - Purpose Award
Golden Joystick Awards
Best Streamer/Broadcaster
Winner - Golden Joystick Award
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