The Batman character is a fictional superhero who is mostly associated with fighting crime and keeping the bad guys at bay using extraordinary weaponry, martial arts skills and of course, genius-level intellect. While we all know that he doesn’t exist in real life and all the spectacular things we see him do on screen are pieces of well-scripted film scenes, another character who goes by an almost similar name – Bat Dad, is a lot more real and does things that are relatable to most parents.
Therefore, in this article, we will be focusing squarely on this other newer Bat Dad character, find out who he really is, what he does for a living, and who his family members are.
Who Is Bat Dad?
The man who is more famously known as Bat Dad today was born on the 20th day of December in the year 1983. His place of birth is Roswell, Georgia, the United States of America. His real name is Blake Wilson and that is how far information about his early life and background goes. The media personality have not made any revelations about his parents, sibling/s and relatives in terms of who and where they are, what their names are and what they do for a living. Similarly, information about his education and childhood life still remains hard to come by as he has not given us any insight into that aspect of his life, perhaps in due time, all these might be revealed.
Though a lot still remains unknown about his background and early life, a look at how Blake Wilson got famous as Bat Dad reveals just how interesting a personality he is. It all started with a $10 dollar purchase of a Batman mask he bought while he was shopping for toys for his kid during a family trip. As he got into their car, Blake wore the mask and began filming himself playing with his kids. At this instant, he named his character Bat Dad and this later became his online name.
What Does Bat Dad Do For A Living?
Bat Dad became publicly known on the 1st of August 2013 when he posted his 1st 3 videos on Vine. The videos showed him wearing his Batman mask, speaking in a husky voice while parenting his children. Due to its uniqueness and at the same time, having an appeal to a whole lot of people, the videos attracted lots of viewers which led to his popularity on Vine. As he went on and on with this, Blake amassed over 3.5 million followers on the platform before it was shut down.
Like most other popular Viner’s, he made his transition to YouTube and began building his channel from the scratch. Bat Dad created his YouTube channel BatDad and Family on the 19th of September 2013 and got started on it by making compilations of his Vine videos. He has since added more videos to the channel which is steadily growing with hundreds of thousands of subscribers with tens of millions in views.
From the foregoing, all that we know about Bat Dad is that he is a YouTuber with an interesting kind of content that attracts people to the video-sharing website and his channel in particular. Being that we live in an age where online content creators earn a substantial amount from one affiliate program or the other, it is also possible that Blake earns his living solely or partially by making parenting videos on YouTube.
His Family: Wife And Kids
The whole gamut of what we know Bat Dad does for a living revolves around his family: his wife and 4 children. In fact, it was as a result of his filming with them in his Batman alter ego that he got famous.
Before this fame, Blake Wilson got married to a woman who now goes by the name Jen Wilson. There is a dearth of information about her childhood just as it is with Blake. Nevertheless, this is not where all we know about her stops. She is the mother of 4 with Blake. They have as their kids: Ben, Sierra, Taylor, and Kaya. The first two are twins and all the family members are the main cast in Bat Dad videos.
Separation With His Wife
As sad as it is, Bat Dad and the mother of their 4 children Jen Wilson are separated. He made revelations about their separation in March 2019 on an Instagram comment in response to a question one of his fans asked about him and Jen. He, however, maintained that they are still friends and are co-parenting.