- 1 Who is Matt Watson?
- 2 How rich is he, as of now? Matt Watson Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education
- 4 Rise to Fame on YouTube
- 5 SuperMega YouTube Channel
- 6 Self-titled YouTube Channel
- 7 Career as an Editor
- 8 Other Social Media Profiles and Merchandise Line
- 9 Music Career
- 10 Personal Life and Appearance
Who is Matt Watson?
Matthew ‘Matt’ Watson was born on 5 February 1996 under the zodiac sign of Aquarius, in Charleston, South Carolina USA. He is a 25-year-old social media star, content creator, podcast host, comedian, and musician, probably best recognized for co-running the comedy-variety channel SuperMega, and co-hosting its weekly podcast “SuperMegaCast”.
How rich is he, as of now? Matt Watson Net Worth
As of mid-2021, Matt Watson’s net worth is estimated at over $1.5 million; earned through his successful internet-based career. He has made his fortune thanks to various sponsorships, advertisements, donations, video monetization, collaborations with other social media stars, and sales of his line of merchandise. He also increases his wealth through his music career.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education
Matt Watson spent his early years in his hometown of Charleston, where he was raised by his parents; however, little is known about them except that the name of his father is Dale Watson. He once revealed that he has an elder sister named Samantha Watson. He holds Canadian nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Regarding his education, Matt attended a local high school in Charleston, and upon matriculation, he furthered his education at the University of South Carolina, but eventually dropped out to focus on his career.
Rise to Fame on YouTube
Matt Watson started his career on YouTube at the age of seven, when he and his cousin Forest launched a channel called ‘formatt24’ on 6 January 2008. They created various sketches and other funny videos, which they uploaded onto the channel until it ended in 2010.
Four years later, Matt continued to create sketches with his friend Jackson Tucker for their new channel called ‘Kids W/ Problems’. They released their first video, entitled “We Sell Drugs”, in August 2014. The channel quickly became popular, and has amassed over 125,000 subscribers and three million views in total. Three of their most viewed videos are “A Trip To The Store”, “BEST ANIME DANCE EVER”, and “GoofsTV | ULTIMATE PRANKS”, among many others.
In August 2015, he left the channel and went to collaborate with Ryan Magee and Daniel Kyre on their comedy sketch and music channel ‘Cyndago’. Unfortunately, their collaboration lasted for only a month, as the channel ended after Daniel committed suicide in September 2015. Shortly afterwards, Matt returned to ‘Kids W/ Problems’ together with Ryan, and they continued creating content together, but then stopped uploading videos and created another channel.
SuperMega YouTube Channel
On 20 January 2016, Matt Watson and Ryan Magee launched their own comedy and gaming channel under the name ‘SuperMega’, on which they continued to post not only sketches and music videos, but also gaming videos, movie reviews, and vlogs.
They posted their first video “SuperMega Plays MARY KATE AND ASHLEY: GIRLS NIGHT OUT” in April of the same year. They also started working on a weekly podcast entitled “SuperMegaCast”, on which they talk about recent video games and movies, current events, and interesting stories from their lives.
Matt and Ryan have made a series of videos called “Let’s Play”, which consists of them playing various video games, including “Donkey Kong Country”, “Pikmin”, “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”, etc. The number of their followers increased with each video, and they’ve garnered almost 900,000 subscribers, while their videos have been viewed more than 310 million times in total.
Some of the most popular videos they’ve uploaded include “COOKING WITH FINN WOLFHARD”, “Pix2Pix”, and “SuperMega – My 2 Lovely Uncles (ft. Oney) (Official Video)”, to name a few.
Self-titled YouTube Channel
Apart from co-running ‘SuperMega’, Matt Watson also runs his official self-titled YouTube channel, on which she posts music videos from time to time. She has had more than 150,000 subscribers there, and almost seven million views in total. His most popular videos are “NO NUT NOVEMBER – Official Music Video”, “Stop Calling Me Weak”, and “covid-19 type beat”, among others.
Career as an Editor
Matt Watson is also known for being an editor. Between 2015 and 2016, he collaborated with the famous YouTube gamer Markiplier, and edited numerous videos for his channel such as the series “Markiplier Plays: Sims 4”, “Would You Rather?”, and “Will You Press The Button?”. In the following year, Matt edited videos for the gaming channel ‘OneyPlays’, and then joined another gaming channel, called ‘Game Grumps’, where he and Ryan appeared as guests and produced and edited videos, including “10 Minute Power Hour” and their show “Game Grumps”. They eventually left the channel in 2019 to focus on ‘SuperMega’.
Other Social Media Profiles and Merchandise Line
In addition to his career on YouTube, Matt Watson expanded his influence across other social media platforms, which he uses mostly to promote his videos and other projects. He runs his official Twitter account under the username ‘@matthwatson’, which has over 410,000 followers. He is also active on Instagram where you can find him under the same username. He has more than 325,000 followers there. Moreover, he has his own website through which he sells a line of merchandise that includes hoodies, t-shirts, hats, and socks, all with his logo.
While in quarantine during the Covid-19 Pandemic, Matt Watson tried himself as a musician, releasing his debut EP “Ouch!”, which he also produced, and for which he did the vocals, instruments, and mixing. It consists of six songs, such as “Come Over”, “Jello”, and “Feel This Way”.
Personal Life and Appearance
Matt Watson tends to keep his personal life far away from the eye of the public; he’s never been spotted with any girlfriend. Regarding his current relationship status, it is believed that Matt is single, and still resides with his family in Charleston.
He is an avid animal lover, and has a cat named Banana Rambo.
Matt Watson has short naturally light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.88m), but information about his weight, vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.