• Joseph Garrett was born in 1990 in Hampshire, England and is best known as a YouTube content creator and commentator
• He has a net worth of $5 million, and makes up to $4,000 a day from his videos
• He rose to fame in 2012 with his video ‘Journey • Starting My Journey [1]’
• He has also released books and starred in Disney Makers Studio web series
• He is in a relationship with fellow YouTuber Bethany Bates and is active on Instagram and Twitter, with over 675,000 and 900,000 followers respectively.


Who is Joseph Garrett?

Joseph Garrett was born on 13 December 1990, in Hampshire, England, and is best known as a YouTube content creator and commentator, who posts Minecraft play-throughs as the character Stampy Cat. Additionally, he is an author.

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Joseph Garrett Net Worth, Rise to Fame and Assets

So just how rich is Joseph Garrett as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this YouTuber has a net worth of $5 million, accumulated from his career in the mentioned field. Being a YouTuber, Garrett makes money every time an ad is displayed in his videos, and according to some sources, he makes as much as $4,000 per day, thanks to his persistent uploading schedule. He rose to fame thanks to his YouTube channel, under the title stampylonghead, launched back in 2011, and went on to make his debut in the following year with the video entitled ‘’Journey – Starting My Journey [1]’’, with the mentioned video having been watched more than 750,000 times as of today.

He decided to leave his job when he began making the same amount of money through YouTube as he was making through his job at the pub. Then, he followed by releasing more related videos, such as ‘’Journey – Sand Surfing [2]’’ and ‘’Journey – Danger In The Dark [3]’’, with both of them doing well with the audience. During that time he lived with his parents, who let him stay rent free in their house, while he developed his passion for video games into a full time job. In early November 2012, Garrett made the video entitled ‘’Minecraft – Stampy’s Fantastical CD Trap [36]’’ which received a positive response from the audience, and has been watched more than 2.5 million times. Then, a couple of days later he made another one, ‘’Minecraft – Inside The Tardis [37]’’, which also had a fair amount of success with the audience, having been watched 1.3 million times as of today.

His video ‘’Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition – Incredible Pixel Art’’ received a similar number of views after it was uploaded in mid-November of the same year.  Continuing to work at a steady pace, he made more gaming videos, including ‘’Minecraft – Crazy Golf Course [32]’’ and ‘’Minecraft – Golf, Gregory Jr. And Lots Of Googlies [33]’’ with both doing well, with over a million views on the YouTube platform. Some of his most popular videos are ‘’Minecraft Xbox – Sinking Feeling [124]’’ and ‘’Minecraft Xbox – Massive Cruise Ship’’ with the former having over 55 million views as of today, and the latter 44 million. It is safe to say that, as the result of his hard work, Garrett has garnered an audience and made a name for himself, so boosting his net worth. Some of his latest videos are ‘’Minecraft PS4 – Unbelievable! – Negative Challenge {15}’’, ‘’Stampy’s Funland – Water Rush’’, ‘’Zelda: Breath Of The Wild – Battle The Beast (71)’’ and ‘’Minecraft Xbox – Ocean Den – Stone Faces (71)’’, with all of them released in early 2018. In all of his Minecraft videos, Joseph portrays the video game character Stampy, a white and orange cat. In addition to playing Minecraft, Garrett also plays ‘’Journey’’, ‘’Super Mario Odyssey’’, ‘’Zelda: Breath of the Wind’’ and ‘’Kirby’s Dream House’’. His videos are targeted at a younger audience and are family friendly. The number of Joseph’s subscribers is continuously growing, and as of today he has more than 8.8 million subscribers.

Books and Other Projects

In addition to being a YouTuber, Garrett is also an author, and in that field he has worked on two books, releasing ‘’Stampy’s Lovely Book’’ in 2015, and in the following year ‘’Stampy Cat; Stick with Stampy’’. Additionally, Garrett starred in ‘’Wonder Quest’’, his own web series made with Disney Makers Studio, a children’s series with 24 episodes, and working on it, Garrett had a chance to collaborate with people such as Adam Clarke, Shay Carl and Roger Craig Smith. To conclude, staying persistent in his field of work and being passionate about it, Joseph has been able to establish his own audience and fanbase, and gain the attention of the media. He has been featured on BBC, and in The Guardian and Daily Telegraph. In July 2015, he made an appearance in ‘’ Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything’’, a series made by Disney XD channel.

Private Life and Social Media

Garret isn’t married as of today, however, we know that he has been in a relationship with fellow YouTuber, Bethany Bates for several years. Being active in the entertainment industry, Garrett is naturally active on social media as well, and shares a fair amount of information with his fans through his accounts. He is active on Instagram and Twitter and is followed by over 675,000 people on the former and more than 900,000 on the latter.

General Info

Full NameJoseph Garrett
ProfessionYouTuber, Author, Commentator, Actor


NominationsThe Game Award for Trending Gamer, Nickelodeon UK Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Tipster

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Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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