YouTube star Jimmy”Mister Beastis easily one of the most recognizable personalities on the internet. A decade after starting his main YouTube channel, the 24-year-old has established himself as the face of the Google-owned video-sharing platform.
Jimmy has created and produced a lot of viral content throughout his career. In this list, we will take a deep dive into some of the most watched and sensational moments of him that have taken the internet by storm.
5 times MrBeast has gone viral and rocked the internet
5) By MrBeast Squid game in real life video
The content creator’s most popular video to date is titled “$456,000 Real Life Squid Game!The 25-minute video featured Jimmy recreating the fan favorite Squid game and inviting 456 YouTubers to participate:
“I’ve recreated every single Squid Game set in real life, and whichever of these 456 people survive the longest will win 456 Grands!”
After the epic conclusion, MrBeast announced that player 079 had won the prize money:
“And with that 079, you just won $456,000 and officially won the first real-life Squid Game, ever! Congrats on your win!”
The Squid game the video has amassed more than 308 million views and has been enjoyed by over 14 million community members as of this writing.
4) Beast Burgers shares $100 million in revenue and celebrates opening first physical store
Jimmy’s food and beverage company, Burger Beasthe set some incredible milestones this year.
On July 14, 2022, the YouTuber revealed that Beast Burgers had split $100 million in revenue with other restaurants across America. He went on to say that other fast-food restaurants have withheld revenue from orders they’ve filled for Beast Burgers.
Two months later (on Sept. 5, 2022), the Kansas native announced that Beast Burgers was opening its first physical store at the American Dream Mall.
He stated that he would be working at the restaurant and that his followers “might see him”. On day one, thousands of fans flocked to Beast Burger’s physical store.
Jimmy took to Twitter, claiming more than 10,000 people had lined up:
On the same day, the YouTuber announced that the fast food company had broken the world record for most burgers sold in a single day.
3) MrBeast exceeds 100 million subscribers on his channel
One of the most significant achievements in Jimmy’s career was overshooting the scope Mark of 100 million subscribers on his main YouTube channel. He hosted a live stream to commemorate the occasion and over a million fans tuned in:
After the broadcast, Jimmy posted an update on Twitter, stating he will never own a mansion, yacht or Lamborghini. He added that he wanted to make the “best videos possible” and help people. His tweet read:
“Also, I just want to say that no matter how big I get, I will never own a mansion, yacht, Lamborghini, etc. All I want is to make the best videos possible and help as many people as possible while doing it.”
2) MrBeast recreates Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory in real life
On May 8, 2022, MrBeast announced that he was recreating yet another imaginary landscape in real life, and this time he was building Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. He shared a series of images showing the early stages of the set’s development.
The YouTuber later revealed that celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay would be part of the special video. His tweet read:
“In our recreation of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, we have Gordon Ramsay, a chocolate waterfall/river and a custom built warehouse filled with candy challenges to decide who wins. I can’t wait for you to see this video.”
The 17-minute video was a huge success, as it amassed 126,044,924 views and more than 175,000 community members reacted in the YouTube comments section.
1) MrBeast surpasses PewDiePie to become the most subscribed YouTuber
MrBeast’s most recent viral moment occurred on November 16, 2022, when he dethroned Felix “PewDiePie” to become the more subscribers YouTubers. At the time of writing, Jimmy had 114 million subscribers, while PewDiePie had 111 million subscribers.
According to YouTube statistics website SocialBlade, MrBeast was ranked the second most popular channel in the United States and was the sixth most subscribed content creator on the platform.
He has gained a whopping 6 million additional subscribers in the last 30 days. Jimmy was also estimated to make between $2.9 million and $45.7 million annually.