• Luke Patterson was born on 21 September 1982 in North Carolina, USA and is known as YouTube personality Cartoonz
• His net worth is estimated to be over $700,000 as of early-2019
• He worked as an Aircraft Structural Engineer for five years before starting on YouTube
• His YouTube content consists of video game playthroughs often with comedic elements, often in collaboration with other YouTubers
• Cartoonz is in a relationship with Genay Peavey and owns a few pet cats



Short Info

MarkHis reputation is to be dark, serious, introverted
FactMet long-term companion Nikita Samaha on the set of Les rivières pourpres 2 - Les anges de l'apocalypse (2004).
PaymentsEarned €610,000 from Les rivières pourpres 2 - Les anges de l'apocalypse (2004)


Who is Cartoonz?

Luke Patterson was born on 21 September 1982, in North Carolina, USA, and is a YouTube personality known as Cartoonz, noted for his YouTube content which often has him collaborating with other popular YouTubers, including with names such as H20 Delirious, Lui Calibre, VanossGaming, and Daithe De Nogla

The Net Worth of Cartoonz

How rich is Cartoonz? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $700,000, earned through a successful career online. His online fame has led to numerous opportunities and collaborations with other famous names, and as he continues his career, it is expected that his net worth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and YouTube Beginnings

Very little is known about Cartoonz life before he started his YouTube channel. There are almost no details regarding his childhood, his family, and his education. According to several sources, he worked different jobs before discovering that he could work as a content creator. His name Cartoonz came from his time working as a DJ when he worked under the name, DJ Cartoonz. Since it was difficult to establish sustainability in that job, he also looked for other work.

He likely graduated with a degree in engineering, as he worked as an Aircraft Structural Engineer for five years before starting on YouTube. Eventually he discovered the website and found a potential career there, focused on one of his big passions, gaming. The video sharing website is owned by Google and allows users to upload their own videos, which can then be viewed, rated, shared, and commented on by other users. Popular videos usually lead to users subscribing to the content creator. Since its inception, YouTube has been responsible for millions of hours of user generated video uploads, and its fame has even reached a point when corporations have also become involved. It is considered one of the main sources of video content, whether it be video clips, music videos, live streams, video blogs, and more.

Cartoonz

YouTube Content

Cartoonz started his YouTube channel posting videos about one of his hobbies at the time, “Yu-Gi-Oh”. The collectible card game published by Konami is based on the manga franchise of the same name created by Kazuki Takahashi, and according to Guinness World Records, it holds the title of the top-selling trading card game in the world, having sold 22 billion cards worldwide.

After some time, he diverted from creating card content and started focusing on posting video game content, in which he is seen playing several games. He started gaining a lot of attention as he began collaborating with established YouTube personalities, such as H20 Delirious and Lui Calibre. He began with uploading a video for the game “WWE 2K14”, playing with the two. The professional wrestling video game is the first World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)-based game that 2k Sports published after the bankruptcy of THQ. His fame and subscribership continued to grow, thanks to his playthroughs which often involved a lot of comedy.

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Rise to Fame

With his continued collaborations and focus on current popular games, Cartoonz channel has exponentially grown in subscribers, and currently it has over 2.8 million with no sign of slowing down. Some of his most popular videos have gained over two million views and consists of a variety of video games. His top video is one from “WWE 2K15”, in which he plays against H20 Delirious.

Their next popular video has the two fighting once more, but in a different video game – “Mortal Kombat X”. The fighting game is the 10th main installment of the “Mortal Kombat” video game franchise and a sequel to 2011’s “Mortal Kombat”. The show has two players fighting against each other using various attacks, and has received a lot of critical acclaim, with many calling it one of the best “Mortal Kombat” games to be released.

In recent months, Cartoonz has been focused on new games, including “TABS: Totally Accurate Battle Simulator”. The Steam simulation game allows players to create a variety of soldiers which then fight another army of his/her choosing, and the player can then spectate the fight of each army. The game has become popular due to its goofy take on combat and silly graphics.

Personal Life and Social Media

For his personal life, it is known that Cartoonz was in a relationship with the sister of H20 Delirious for almost eight years, but they eventually broke up – it was during that period that he and Delirious became close like brothers. According to several sources, he is now in a relationship with Genay Peavey, though details about her are scarce except for the pictures that have been shared through social media.

Similar to other YouTube personalities, he is highly active online through accounts on several social media websites – on Twitter he uses the platform to promote his YouTube content. while it is also a means for him to directly communicate with fans. He also shows a few comedic posts from time to time. He has an Instagram page too, which contains a lot of personal photos and videos, which give a bit of insight into his life and day to day endeavors. He also owns a few pet cats with his girlfriend, though she rarely appears in his photos anymore except for a few shots that don’t necessarily show her face.

Marks

#Marks / Signs
1His reputation is to be dark, serious, introverted

Salary

Facts

#Fact
1Benoît is the eldest of three siblings; he has a younger brother called Arnaud and they have a younger sister. She is 10 years younger than Benoît.
2Has Hungarian Jewish origins on his mother's side of the family.
3Met long-term companion Nikita Samaha on the set of Les rivières pourpres 2 - Les anges de l'apocalypse (2004).
4Second daughter Djinina born in October 2011.
5He read the casting advert for La vie est un long fleuve tranquille (1988) in the newspaper "Libération".
6His mother is a nurse.
7He met Juliette Binoche filming The Children of the Century (1999) in 1999.
8In childhood, he wanted to become a firefighter.
9His companion for several years was French actress Juliette Binoche (1999-2003).
10Juliette Binoche and he have a daughter, Hannah, born on December 16, 1999.

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le convoi2015post-production
Untitled Florent-Emilio Siri mini-seriesTV Mini-Series announced rumored
Untitled Florent-Emilio Siri Projectannounced rumored
On voulait tout casser2015Gérôme
Standing Tall2015Yann
The Connection2014Le Fou
For a Woman2013Michel
My Way2012Paul Lederman
Headwinds2011Paul Anderen
Ypatingasis burys2011Tic-Tac
Mon pote2010Bruno Duchêne
Little White Lies2010Vincent Ribaud
The Counsel2010Léo Demarsan
Traceless2010Étienne Meunier
Resolution 8192008TV MovieJacques Calvez
Possibility of an Island2008Daniel
Inju: The Beast in the Shadow2008Alex Fayard
Seuls Two2008Le commissaire
L'ennemi intime2007Lieutenant Terrien
24 Bars2007Didier
The Girl Cut in Two2007Paul André Claude Gaudens
Paris Lockdown2007Franck (as Benoit Magimel)
Fair Play2006Jean-Claude
Charlie Says2006Pierre
Sky Fighters2005Capitaine Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli
Duplicity2005Matyas / Thomas
The Bridesmaid2004Philippe Tardieu
Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse2004Reda
Errances2003Jacques
Strange Gardens2003Emile Bailleul
The Flower of Evil2003François Vasseur
The Nest2002Santino
The Piano Teacher2001Walter Klemmer
Lisa2001Sam
The King Is Dancing2000Louis XIV
To Matthieu2000Matthieu Debris
Elle et lui au 14ème étage2000Firmin
Le saut de l'ange1999Short
The Children of the Century1999Alfred de Musset
Bonne Nuit1999TV MovieSerge
No happy end1998Short
Warning1998ShortSébastien
A Minute of Silence1998Marek
Déjà mort1998David
Papa1997ShortMarc
La première fois1997ShortLudo
15 sans billets1996Short
Long cours1996TV MovieJeff
Thieves1996Jimmy Fontana
La Haine1995Benoît
A Single Girl1995Rémi
Putain de porte1994Short
Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge...1994TV SeriesPierre
La colline aux mille enfants1994TV MovieRené
Jalna1994TV Mini-SeriesEden
The School Teacher1993TV SeriesFélix
Le voyant1993TV SeriesLe jeune homme
Le cahier volé1992Maurice
Les années campagne1992Jules
Toutes peines confondues1992Thomas
Le Lyonnais1991TV SeriesRobert Rodrigue
Faux frère1991TV Short
Les ritals1991TV MovieFrancois
Les enfants de Lascaux1990TV MovieGeorges
Pause-café1989TV SeriesGérard
Papa est parti, maman aussi1989Jérôme
Life Is a Long Quiet River1988Momo Groseille

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
C à vous2015TV SeriesHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2005-2015TV SeriesHimself
La nuit des Césars2014TV Series documentaryHimself
On n'est pas couché2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
La traversée du miroir2011TV SeriesHimself
Janela Indiscreta2011TV SeriesHimself
Vivement dimanche2002-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself (Interview)
Les enfants de la télé2010TV SeriesHimself
Annie Girardot, ainsi va la vie2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Last Words2008DocumentaryHimself
Carnets de Truands: Dans les coulisses de 'Truands'2007Video documentary shortHimself - Actor
L'hebdo cinéma2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Grand manège: Qu'est-ce qui fait tourner Claude Chabrol?2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
On ne peut pas plaire à tout le monde2002-2005TV SeriesHimself
Comme au cinéma2000-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
La semaine du cinéma2002TV SeriesHimself
+ de cinéma2001TV Series documentary shortHimself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Supporting Actor (Meilleur acteur dans un second rôle)La tête haute (2015)
2015Best ActorCabourg Romantic Film FestivalLa tête haute (2015)
2002Rémy Julienne AwardValenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure Films
2001Best ActorCannes Film FestivalLa pianiste (2001)
1997Prix Michel SimonActeurs à l'ÉcranBest ActorLes voleurs (1996)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2013CésarCésar Awards, FranceBest Supporting Actor (Meilleur acteur dans un second rôle)Cloclo (2012)
1997CésarCésar Awards, FranceMost Promising Actor (Meilleur jeune espoir masculin)Les voleurs (1996)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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