If you’re well-acquainted with the famous YouTube Star Zoella, then you’d be glad to know more about her younger brother Joe Sugg who garnered fame through his online presence on YouTube and other social media platforms. He is well-known for uploading pranks and other funny videos on his YouTube channel. Interestingly, he has become a social media sensation and has built a huge fan base across the world. He has collaborated with popular YouTube stars such as Zoella, Casper Lee, Stacy Solomon and Alan Carr, just to mention a few. Learn more about him below
Who is Joe Sugg (Zoella’s Younger Brother)?
Joe Sugg is a renowned English vlogger, filmmaker, author and YouTube star, notable for his popular YouTube channels ThatcherJoeGames, ThatcherJoeVlogs, and ThatcherJoe. He rose to mainstream fame following the uploading of videos of different impressions, pranks, and other fun stuff on YouTube. He was honored as the Best British Vlogger at the Radio 1 Teen Choice Awards held in 2015. Also, Joe is notable for being the younger brother of the famous YouTube Star Zoe Sugg otherwise known as Zoella.
Born Joseph Graham Sugg in Wiltshire, England on September 8, 1991, to British parents Tracey and Graham Sugg, Joe’s nationality is English while his ethnicity is white. His mother is a well-known jewelry designer while his father Graham worked as a talent producer. Joe grew up along with his sister Zoella in Bath, England where he completed his basic education. Although he hasn’t revealed much details regarding his educational background, he was able to disclose in a tweet that he liked mixed media in school.
Career and Rise to Prominence
Joe began his social media career from a very young age. He started by appearing on his sister’s videos and when he was ten years old, he opened his first YouTube account with the name Thatcher Joe. Based on his consistency, Joe started racking up views within the first two years. He reached one million subscribers as at 2013 and in October 2017, he recorded over 8 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. Similarly, he opened his second and third channels titled ThatcherJoeVlogs and ThatcherJoeGames in 2013.
Joe posts short videos of his daily activities on his second channel and it currently has over 3.6 million subscribers. On his third channel, he uploads his gameplay videos and he currently has over 1.8 million subscribers on the channel. He also created a show tagged YouTuber innuendo Bingo which was similar to that of BBC Radio 1. Following the popularity of his show, he was invited to appear on the BBC Radio 1 show.
Asides from his YouTube career, Joe Sugg has appeared alongside his sister on the song titled Do They Know It’s Christmas in 2014. The song was released to support the Band-Aid 30 charity group in raising money for the Ebola Victims in Africa. Similarly, he was part of the YouTube Boyband that raised money for comic relief; the group was featured in The Guardian.
Additionally, Joe authored his first graphic novel titled Username: Evie which was released in 2015. The following year, he released Username sequel tagged Username: Regenerated and in 2017, the third Username series titled Username: Uprising. Joe has appeared on the British TV reality show titled Release the Hounds along with Alfie Deyes and Marcus Butler. He made a cameo alongside Alan Carr, Casper Lee, and Stacy Solomon in the UK version of SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water. It was announced on August 14, 2018, that Joe Sugg will be a contestant on the 16th series of the dancing show Strictly Come Dancing.
Net Worth: How Much is Joe Sugg Worth?
The English internet star has been active since 2011 and has amassed huge wealth for himself. He is currently living a lavish lifestyle, thanks to his wonderful works on YouTube and other social media sites. He currently has over 12 million subscribers on his YouTube channels and has recorded over a billion views on his main YouTube channel. Converting those views to cash, you’d certainly give thumbs up to this great guy. Joe Sugg currently has a net worth of $2 million. He earns his net worth from both his YouTube career and other endeavors.
Other Interesting Facts about Joe Sugg
1. Joe Sugg was born and raised in England, United Kingdom
2. He joined YouTube in 2011 and currently has over 12 million subscribers on the video streaming site.
3. His elder sister Zoella is also a famous internet star and YouTuber, she has over 12 million subscribers on her YouTube channel.
4. Joe is a trained roof Thatcher and that was where he derived his online alias ‘ThatcherJoe’
5. He has lived with fellow YouTuber Casper Lee in an apartment in London.
6. He will be participating in the 16th series of the show titled Strictly Come Dancing.
7. Joe currently has a whopping net worth of $2 million.