Why Is Maximilian Dood Popular on YouTube and Who Is His Wife?

The video game industry is fast becoming one of the biggest economic sectors in the world as many people are finding lucrative careers and popularity in it. With a huge number of people now looking at video gaming as a viable career choice, wit and skill are some of the traits that differentiate one player from another. Gamer and video gaming content producer Maximilian Dood stands out among the many players who possess these attributes.

Through hard work and perseverance, Dood has been able to make a name for himself in an industry that is made up of people that are way younger than he is. He has done so by not just playing games but also creating the biggest fighting game YouTube channel called Maximilian Dood where he puts out the Online Warrior, Boss Rage, and Assist Me! video series.

Dood’s channel has cultivated a following of over a million subscribers and his videos have more than forty million views. In addition to this, on Twitch where he also streams himself playing video games like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Mortal Kombat, and Super Smash Bros under the moniker Miles923, he has more than 700 thousand followers.

How Maximilian Dood Became Famous

Born Maximilian Christiansen on the 23rd of September 1983, the internet personality has been an avid game player since childhood. At the age of ten, he switched to playing fighter games such as Street Fighter II. Following the release of Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter and Tekken 3 in the late 1990s, Dood started playing competitively. He took part in several professional gaming tournaments for first-person shooter games like Call of Duty, before launching a gaming career on YouTube in May 2007.

Maximilian Dood started uploading tournament gameplay videos of Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike and Street Fighter 4 on his channel. Along the line, he began providing commentaries on the Call of Duty franchise. In 2011, the growing YouTube star became known for the Online Warrior video series where he provides commentary and analysis for character specialties, styles of play, and gameplay techniques.

In the same year, he launched the Assist Me! video series where he provides tutorials on gameplay videos along with sketch comedy. Two years later, he took his gaming career to another level by creating a montage series called Boss Rage where he plays alongside other gamers as they contest and conquer notorious bosses in difficult fighting games such as Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 (Galactus), Killer Instinct (Eyedol), Street Fighter Alpha 3 (M. Bison), Ultra Street Fighter IV (Oni), and Super Smash Bros. 3DS (Master Core) among many others.

Maximilian Dood
Max with the creators of SF2, Tekken, Dissidia, and DBZF at the #evo2017 (image source)

His Other Achievements in Gaming

Having become a popular name in the gaming industry as a result of his special knack in creating extraordinary video game content, Maximilian Dood began serving as a video game content producer for YouTube Let’s Play Channel, Yo!VideoGames and twitch.tv. He additionally started creating another video game series titled Git Gud in July 2016, where he provides general fighting game tutorials.

Following his exploits over the years in fighting games, Dood was honored with the Cannon Award during the EVO 2015 Championship Series. From 2016 to 2017, he was made the host of Killer Instinct World Cup, and equally a commentator on the Yatagarasu: Attack on Cataclysm fighting game.

Max’s incredible skills and game content quality has also received praise from high profile personalities in the gaming industry such as Capcom, a Japanese gameplay video developer and Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon.

What Do We Know About His Wife?

The famous YouTuber is married to a woman named Jessica whom he had dated for a few years before exchanging marital vows. Jessica first came into the spotlight as Maximilian Dood’s spouse in June 2017 when her reaction was captured in the Ori and Wills of the Wisps video game trailer. The pair have however been together for a very long time as Max disclosed in a video uploaded to the internet in February 2013 that he got acquainted with his girlfriend turned wife while working at the electronics boutique.

Jessica, who like her husband is also a video game lover, became engrossed with the video game characters she saw at his workplace. This drew them close to each other although they didn’t kick off a love affair at the time due to Dood’s busy life schedule. He was combining his full-time work with college studies.

Following years of great friendship, the pair eventually began dating before becoming man and wife. As a result of their common interest in video games, Jessica has always been supportive of her husband’s career and also plays video games with him. The pair are currently happily married and have never been shy to profess their love for each other on social media.

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