• Austin Evans is a popular YouTuber who posts tech-related content and is subscribed to by more than 3.7 million people.
• His career was temporarily halted when his home caught fire and he lost his equipment for making videos.
• He is one of the most secretive people on YouTube, as he does not talk about his relationships or past affairs.
• He is married and his net worth is estimated to be more than $2 million.
• He is not to be confused with Austin William Evans, an Australian politician.
Austin Evans Wiki Biography
Austin Evans was born in New Jersey USA on 22 August 1992 so under the zodiac sign of Leo and holding American nationality – he is popular for his YouTube channel on which he mostly uploads videos related to technology, especially about gaming PCs’ components.
Early life and education
Austin is a rather secretive person who hasn’t shared much about his early life and his childhood years with the public. He is said to have been somewhat of a nerd during his high school years, and didn’t go partying with other students, but rather wanted to play video games and keep up with the technology news and releases.
He doesn’t usually talk about his parents either, and appears to be a single child as he hasn’t mentioned having any siblings. He often praises his mother for being very supportive of him and the main motivation for everything he does, while he also sometimes says a word or two about his father.
Austin matriculated from high school and enrolled at college but it is not known which one, and whether or not he graduated.
Career of a YouTuber
Austin’s career officially began on 4 August 2007 when he launched his YouTube channel, with his name as its title. As his description reads ‘The best of technology from gaming PCs to smartphones and everything in between. Whether it’s finding out if that new gadget is worth it, discovering the coolest of retro and cutting-edge tech or testing the latest smartphone you’ll find it all here.’ The channel is so far subscribed to by more than 3.7 million people, and counts nearly 710 million views of all his videos combined. Austin is not solely running the channel but it’s rather run by a couple of people – Austin serves as a presenter, Kenneth Bolido is in charge of production and ops, Matt Ansini is their producer, Jimmy Champane and Josh Blackey are the editors, and Wesley Knapp is a specialist for production and color.
Austin is not an actor, but has appeared in the “Scrapyard Wars” YouTube series made by Linus Sebastian, a popular Canadian YouTuber. Austin appeared in the third season with Sebastian and Lafreniere, and they were given the challenge of building a gaming PC with the best price for performance gaming, while they had an unlimited budget – the entire season counts seven episodes. During one of Sebastian’s interviews, he stated that Austin is one of his three favorite YouTubers.
Austin has also appeared in the “My Friend, Oscar” comedy drama fantasy movie, shot in 2010.
The halt of his career
On 29 January 20-something, Austin’s home caught fire and burned to the ground. Austin was only able to pick up a few things on his way out, while most of his important and valuable possessions were lost in the flames. He and other residents of the building managed to get out without a scar or scratch, but they lost the roof over their heads and almost all of their belongings – Austin lost what was most important to him: his equipment for making videos. Thanks to their friends and families, they managed to land back on their feet, but it took them a while.
However, in Austin’s case, the people who helped him the most were his fellow YouTubers – 15 YouTubers who are tech vloggers as well heard about what happened, and formed a group to help Austin. Two of them named Unbox Therapy and tldtoday flew in to Austin to surprise him with new equipment – Austin’s father knew what was going on, and placed a camera to film the surprise.
There are many YouTubers out there who make technology-related videos and some of them are very popular, even more popular than Austin Evans. Some of the most subscribed tech related YouTube channels are:
- First place goes to Unbox Therapy, the very same person who helped Austin after his home was destroyed in a fire. The channel is currently subscribed to by nearly 15 million people while its description reads ‘Here you will find a variety of videos showcasing the coolest products on the planet. From the newest smartphone to surprising gadgets and technology you never knew existed. It’s all here on Unbox Therapy’;
- Second place is held by Marques Brownlee who has managed to amass nearly nine million subscribers on his channel – Marques describes himself as a YouTuber, geek, consumer of electronics, a tech head, and an internet personality;
- In third place is Linus Tech Tips which is subscribed to by nearly nine million people as well – its description reads ‘We make entertaining videos about technology, including tech reviews, showcases and other content.’
- Austin Evans is in fourth place, whose channel is currently subscribed to by nearly four million people;
- And fifth place is held by Jonathan Morrison whose channel currently counts just over 2.6 million subscribers.
All of these people produce technology-related content, but all their videos are different from each others’, and none of them has been accused of stealing other people’s ideas and videos.
I had one of the coolest tech stores on the planet all to myself to do whatever: so we made a video. ? https://youtu.be/wWTX9Un6rvI
Personal life and relationships
Austin is one of the most secretive people on YouTube and the entire internet, as he prefers to keep his personal matters to himself. He never talks about his past affairs or about his present girlfriend, even though everybody knows that he has one – however, it seems that he loves surprising his fans, as he shared a picture of their engagement in 2018. Not only that, but he also uploaded a picture of their wedding held in March 2019 – this caught all of his fans unprepared, and it was indeed as surprising as he hoped it would be. Description of one of his wedding pictures reads ‘Today I married my best friend.’
Austin is currently married to his other half, whose name is not known, and the two don’t have any children, both being focused on their careers.
Austin is still very close to his mother, and bought her a car on his 22 birthday!
— Joshua Noel (@distilledcoffee) May 25, 2019
Appearance and net worth
Austin is currently 26 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, but his height and weight are unknown. He has had bad eyesight since he was a kid, as he started playing video games at a very young age, and has been wearing glasses since he was nine years old.
According to authoritative sources, his current net worth is estimated to be more than $2 million, and is steadily rising thanks largely to his YouTube channel, and the connections he’s made with numerous technology-related companies.
Social media presence
Besides YouTube, Austin is also quite active on several popular social media platforms – he launched his Twitter account in July 2009, and has so far managed to gather more than half a million followers, and has tweeted nearly 55,000 times. His Instagram account is followed by more than 440,000 people, while he has uploaded nearly 800 pictures onto it – he is also running a Facebook page which currently counts more than 110,000 fans.
Not to be confused
Austin is not to be confused with Austin William Evans who is an Australian politician, and was a Nationals member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly until 23 March 2019.
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia