Who is Airsoftfatty?

Chris LaFon was born in, Michigan USA, on 3 April 1997 – his zodiac sign is Aries, and he holds American nationality. He’s a YouTuber and a social media star under his professional name as Airsoftfatty, who’s most likely known best for his eponymous YouTube channel, which he launched on 20 October 2014. It’s today subscribed to by close to 500,000 people, and numbers over 66 million views of all his videos combined. Airsoftfatty mostly uploads funny videos, in which he can be seen eating various foods, playing video games, and fighting his friends with his lightsaber.

Early life, mom and education

Airsoftfatty was initially raised in Battle Creek by his mother – he hasn’t shared any details of his father, as he died on 20 December 2008. His mother died in 2019, and he has spoken about it in his videos, while his fans have showed great support after she passed away. Airsoftfatty’s an only child.

He has apparently been overweight his entire life, and was because of it bullied at both his elementary and later high school. Airsoftfatty found comfort on the internet, and steadily built his fanbase, which helped him cope with everything that was going on in real life. He matriculated in 2015, and then chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on the career which he had launched on the internet.

His most popular YouTube videos

Airsoftfatty enjoys sharing moments of his everyday life with his fans, and nearly always does it in a funny way, which is one of the reasons why his fans enjoy watching his YouTube channel. We’re going to mention three of his most popular YouTube videos, which have helped him enlarge his YouTube fanbase significantly.

Airsoftfatty’s most popular video “why am i trying to fix this thing” has been watched more than 9.5 million times since 22 April 2018, and features him trying to fix his gun.

His second most popular video “Drinking fortenight shield in real life” has been watched close to eight million times since 15 April 2018, and features Airsoftfatty as he’s drinking a strange blue fluid, which resembles the shield drink from the video game “Fortnite”.

Airsoftfatty’s third most popular video “Very sad news” has been viewed over 4.1 million times since 21 May 2018, and it features him crying the same day after his cat was put to sleep, as it was suffering from bone infection.

Twitch statistics

Airsoftfatty launched his Twitch channel on 13 January 2019, and has since amassed more than 80,000 followers, and close to 800,000 views of all his livestreams combined. He has spent over 1,500 hours (more than 62 days) livestreaming, and these are usually watched by close to 180 people, while his highest recorded number of concurrent viewers was 9,390 on 28 November 2020.

He has spent the majority of his livestreaming time just chatting with his fans (860 hours), while he has also played video games such as “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “Call of Duty: Warzone” and “Minecraft”.

Career as a social media star

Airsoftfatty is active on most of the popular social media networks. He’s an Instagram star, having amassed close to 170,000 followers, while he’s uploaded more than 1,000 pictures, most of which have been taken during his everyday life, while the vast majority are just pictures of his face.

He launched his Twitter account in August 2017, and it’s today followed by close to 600 people, while Airsoftfatty seems to be using it just to promote his YouTube channel.

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His most recent tweet was on 20 December 2019. His Facebook page is followed by more than 1,000 people, while his most recent post was on 27 November 2020.

Airsoftfatty is also active on TikTok, and has amassed over 80,000 fans, and more than 350,000 likes of all his videos combined.

What’s wrong with him?

Airsoftfatty was once seriously obese, to the point when it caused him severe heart issues, which could’ve ended pretty badly if he hadn’t turned his life around, having been advised by his doctors that if he didn’t lose weight, he would perhaps die.

Airsoftfatty then cut down on what he would normally eat, and also began going for long walks, and even short runs. He managed to lose over 100lbs (45kgs), which has drastically improved his health.

Love life and girlfriend

Airsoftfatty prefers not to talk about his love life, and it’s widely believed that there’s not much to be talked about. Most of his fans believe that his appearance is making it very hard for Airsoftfatty to find a girlfriend, and some believe that he hasn’t had a girlfriend to this day. Others believe that he has dated a couple of girls thanks to his popularity and his net worth, but that they were together for only a couple of weeks before the girls broke-up with him. Airsoftfatty hasn’t spoken of these dating experiences himself, and some also believe him to be gay, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.

As of June 2021, Airsoftfatty appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

He likes to play with beyblades, which became popular in Japan in the late ‘90s, around the same time when the eponymous animated series was released. Airsoftfatty has various beyblades, and these can be seen featured in some of his Instagram pictures.

He likes plush toys, and has numerous.

Airsoftfatty likes to smoke marijuana, and can be seen doing so in many of his Instagram and YouTube videos. His fans are both supportive and unsupportive of this.

He likes to play airsoft with his friends, thus his nickname.

Airsoftfatty likes to watch movies in his spare time, and his favorite actor and actress are Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, while a couple of his favorite films are “Pretty Woman”, “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale” and “Runaway Bride”.

Age, weight and net worth

Airsoftfatty’s age is 24. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) and he weighs around 205lbs (93kgs).

As of June 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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