Canadian internet personality and actress Barbara Dunkelman is famous for her affiliation with the media and entertainment company Rooster Teeth. As a result of her passion for the production company’s works, Dunkelman was employed to serve as the Director of Social and Community Marketing. She has played voice roles in a number of Rooster Teeth’s productions including RWBY, Fairy Tail, X-Ray and Vav, and others. Dunkelman also serves as the program director of the annual gaming and internet convention, RTX.
Age and Background details
Barbara Julie Dunkelman was born on July 2, 1989, in Montreal, Quebec. She was raised in a Jewish family alongside an older brother as well as a younger brother. She is the middle child. Influenced by her brothers as a teenager, Barbara became interested in the comic science fiction web series Red vs. Blue which led her to become interested in Rooster Teeth, the series’ production company.
As the years passed, Barbara became more involved with Rooster Teeth. When the series fan event came to Toronto in 2005, Barabara did not only attend but also assisted in making it a success. Two years later, in 2008, she assumed the responsibility of organizing and co-hosting the fan event.
With her eyes on a marketing position at Rooster Teeth, Barbara Dunkelman enroled at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business to study Marketing. She graduated with a bachelor of communications degree in June 2011. While in school, Barbara, in 2010, was briefly involved with uber popular video content publisher, WatchMojo.com, serving as a hostess.
With a good experience as a host, Barbara, after her college graduation, joined forces with friends to launch a podcast titled Internet Box. She also served as a host and soon, the podcast began winning awards. Joining her to host the podcast were fellow internet personalities like Lindsay Jones, Ray Narvaez, Jr. Michael Jones, among others.
By the end of 2011, Barabara had impressed the management at Rooster Teeth enough to earn the position of the Community Manager, making her the first person to fill the position. Her job role includes managing the company’s social media as well as developing community features.
Since her employment, Barbara Dunkelman has appeared in a number of Rooster Teeth productions including as host of their Rooster Teeth Podcast and sexual health podcast Always Open. As she got more involved with Rooster Teeth, Barbara, in August 2016, relocated from Canada to permanently reside in Austin, Texas where Rooster Teeth is headquartered.
Who is Barbara Dunkelman Dating as Boyfriend?
Barbara Dunkelman was previously in a relationship with her fellow Rooster Teeth employee Aaron Marquis. They began dating sometime in 2013/2014 but broke up in 2017. Aaron who was born on February 7, 1987, in Fort Worth, Texas serves as Rooster Teeth’s on-camera host, editor, actor, and writer. Like Dunkelman, Aaron has appeared on the Rooster Teeth Podcast.
Fans became interested in Barbara’s personal life when she revealed on the Always Open Podcast that she had been going on dates, forcing fans to wonder what happened to her relationship with Aaron. Barbara has chosen to remain tight-lipped about what caused their breakup.
She explained on Reddit that while she appreciated fans’ concern for her personal life, she prefers to keep details of her relationship between her and Aaron as a relationship is between two people. She also revealed that while she was no longer romantically involved with Aaron, they have remained close friends and still care about each other.
On Valentine’s day 2018, word got out that Barbara had begun dating Trevor Collins. Trevor, who was born on December 19, 1990, in Indianapolis, is an internet and YouTube personality. He is part of Rooster Teeth’s video gaming division known as Achievement Hunter. He serves as the supervising producer. Additionally, Trevor runs a personal YouTube channel called Zed Direction and also manages LetsPlay Community channel.
Her Height and Other Quick Facts
Height: Barbara Dunkelman stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Birth Name: Barbara Julie Dunkelman
Birthdate: July 2, 1989
Star Sign: Cancer
Nicknames: BlawnDee, Barbara Punkelman, Barb
Parents: Larry Dunkelman and Marian Lederman
Siblings: 2 brothers
Education: Concordia University (John Molson School of Business), Sir Robert Borden High School
Natural Hair Color: Blonde
Languages Spoken: English, French, Hebrew
Residence: Austin, Texas.