One star whose amazing sense of humour shot to stardom is no other than American entertainer, Bart Baker, who has successfully won himself massive attention through his production of parody videos of notable songs uploaded on his YouTube channel.
Since he created the YouTube channel in 2009, it has spawned over 100 parody videos of which some have enjoyed the presence of celebrities like Pitbull and the late Joan Rivers. Billboard described this web-comedian as one of the most prolific makers of music parodies. There’s no wonder he earned the nickname, Master of Parodies.
Aside from parody creation, Bart has taken a shot at singing and rapping. His dabble into music saw him release songs like Popper, Look into My Eyes While I Masturbate. He raps under the moniker, Lil Kloroxxx. In 2016, he starred in a film called FML which features other internet personalities like Jason Nash and Brandon Calvillo. As at the time of this writing, Bart has garnered several billion of views on his YouTube channel, as well as over 10 million subscribers. There’s so much more to know about him. Let’s find out.
Bart Baker Bio (Age)
Born in Chicago, Illinois, on May 5, 1986, this funnyman was raised in Winnetka, Illinois, and attended film school at the University of Miami where he earned a double major in Film and Art. Is it any surprise he produces his own videos himself? He also gained a minor in Psychology. In 2006, Bart started off on social media by posting videos as an independent YouTuber. He had this going until 2009 when he started YouTubing in partnership. After signing a deal with Maker Studios in 2011, the road to stardom opened up for him and saw him attain a huge feat with his parody on Taylor Swift’s I knew you were trouble. Bart has not looked back since then. Some of his other famous parodies include Miley Cyrus’ Wrecking Ball, Katy Perry’s Dark Horse and Anaconda by Nicki Minaj. Though his works have been met with a lot of criticisms for the backlash on stars, Bart continues to do his thing. He won the Webby award for the best online video film in 2014.
His Net Worth
This Master of Parodies has no doubt built himself a career that can not easily be matched. He has been reported to be worth around $3 million. He continues to amass more.
Wife and Family, Is Bart Baker Gay?
Bart’s parents are Albanians. They immigrated from Berat, Albania to Chicago, one year prior to his birth. His father’s name is Walter Baker while his mother’s name is Janet Baker. Information on his siblings is yet to slip.
Bart is not really vocal about his love life but he is yet to be married. He is romantically entangled with television personality, actress, writer and video blogger, Shira Lazar, who was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in 1986. It seems this duo is meant to be. They share the same birth month of May, and while his birthday is May 5, hers is May 6.
The Canadian beauty currently resides in Los Angeles. Some of her works have featured on Hollywood.com, CBSNEWS.com, and MSN.com. Shira and Bart have been dating since 2014.
Over the years, people have had one or two reasons to speculate on Bart’s sexuality. But then, considering his relationship with Shira, Bart Baker is most likely, not sexually attracted to his gender. In fact, he once asserted that he’s not gay on twitter while calling on a fan to quit being homophobic.
Other Facts about Bart
- 1. Height, Weight and other body features
The web-comedian is 185 cm tall and weighs a total of 75 KG or 165 Pounds. His hair colour is brown while his eyes are blue. He has ear piercings, fake tattoos, and rocks a dyed hair.
- 2. He is passionate about fighting cancer
Aside from making people laugh with quality parodies, Bart Baker is invested in fighting cancer. This stems from his mother’s battle with breast cancer when he was just a kid. He is a member of a charity group called F#ck cancer which is dedicated to early detection, prevention, and providing support to cancer victims.
- 3. His Favourite Pet
Bart and lover, Shira got a baby golden retriever named Bently. Bart’s Twitter handle goes by (@itsBentleyBaker). He must really love this retriever!
- 4. Residence
After shuttling between Chicago and California for a very long time, Bart Baker finally decided to relocate to Los Angeles in 2012. His birth sign is Taurus.