PewDiePie becomes first gaming YouTuber to hit 18 billion views

PewDiePie becomes first gaming YouTuber to hit 18 billion views

Everyone's favourite statistical anomaly Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg has crossed the 18 billion views markon YouTube. 

Kjellberg is the first gamer to cross that milestone, making his account the 6th most viewed channel on YouTube. He's surpassed by music channel T-Series, WWE, Ryan ToysReview, netd Muzik and SET India. 

He's also still the most subscribed creator on YouTube by a huge margin, after recently crossing the 63 million subs mark. The only channels to have more than that are YouTube's own music, gaming and sports channels.

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"We are super excited to support Felix as he crosses the 18 billion views mark, it's incredible to work alongside someone who is carving such a path in a new industry." Founder of Re6l Kat Peterson told

Formerly known as Reelstyle, Re6l is the management behind PewDiePie. The company also represents Kjellberg's partner and fellow creator, Marzia Bisognin.

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Danielle Partis is Editor of She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.


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