Marques Brownlee

YouTube Star

Birthday December 3, 1993

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Maplewood, NJ

Age 30 years old

#5636 Most Popular


Tech-savvy social media personality who is known for his impressive gadget reviews on the MKBHD YouTube channel. He has earned over 18 million subscribers. He won the Shorty Award for Creator of the Decade in 2018. In 2019, he launched his own unscripted series called Retro Tech

Before Fame

He started his YouTube career at age 15, uploading his first video in 2008.


In 2018, he interviewed Tesla founder Elon Musk. He is also popular on Instagram with over 4.8 million followers. He has sold his own merchandise, including pillows and tees, on his MKBHD store on the Cotton Bureau website. In 2019, he began co-hosting a podcast called Waveform with Andrew Manganelli and David Imel. 

Family Life

He and his sister were raised in Maplewood, New Jersey.

Associated With

At the unveiling of the Kobe 11 shoe in late 2015, he had a chance to talk to Kobe Bryant about technology.