Born Gregory Jackson, he is a comedian, activist, musician, and YouTube star who is best known for his video "I'm a Banana." His channel has accumulated over 317 million views. He has appeared on multiple television networks such as MTV, Comedy Central, ABC, Animal Planet, and Fox News.
Prior to web stardom, he served in the U.S. Air Force. He first joined YouTube in January of 2006 with one of his earliest videos featuring a Darth Vader "voice changing" helmet.
He created a video titled "PEWDIEPIE (In Real Life)." Pewdiepie is the YouTube persona of Felix Kjellberg.