Anthony Padilla is an American YouTuber, media influencer and co-creator of YouTube channel ”Smosh.” Anthony is 31 years old today, and he lives and works in California.
Early life and career
Anthony Padilla, a Californian – based YouTuber is born on 16th September 1987 by American parents. His parents got divorced when Anthony was a kid, and he has two half-siblings, Matthew and Brandon. Anthony stayed with his mother after the divorce.
Anthony was diagnosed with HSP in his childhood. However, it didn’t evolve during his adolescent years. Anthony grows up next to his mother only, which also has a mental disorder. As follows, Anthony ends up having severe anxiety issues by the age of 21. However, his isolation helped him to discover what are the benefits of being always online. Soon after that, he started to pursue his career as a YouTuber, and eventually, he got over anxiety, and he says how he feels good now.
Anthony Padilla officially started in 2012, after he founded together with his friend Ian Hecox, a YouTube channel named Smosh. Today they have more than 24 million subscribers and over 8 billion views.
Anthony and Ian never dreamed that they would make such success with Smosh. In this year, channel Smosh is officially listed among 38 most subscribed channels on YouTube. They upload videos such as comedy ones, gaming-related ones or challenges, and they add more actors into the video. However, Padilla left Smosh in 2017, in order to pursue his solo career, and he is quite successful in it.
Moreover, Padilla started his career as a producer by creating series such as ”Ask Charlie,” ”El Smosh,” ”Zombies vs. Ninjas” with sequels, and many more.
His talent didn’t stay unnoticed, and he won a Streamy Award for Best Gaming, for his Smosh games.
Anthony Padilla suffered long from HSP, and he had anxiety issues with which he fought for five years straight. However, he had lots of support from friends and family, and he beat it, eventually. Anthony kept his private life away from the public and was successful in it. However, one day he decided to reveal it under the video ”Draw My Life” where he talked about his relationship and engagement with YouTuber Kalel Cullen. The couple started dating in 2013, and soon after that they got engaged. However, they didn’t last long, and Anthony stated how their relationship was toxic, and they broke up in 2014.
Anthony Padilla Net Worth 2020
Anthony Padilla is very successful in his business, and his channel is one of the most popular on YouTube today. Besides YouTube, Anthony is widely famous online, and his Instagram account has over 2 million followers, so as other social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook.
Moreover, it is logical that he is making good money. However, it is almost incredible how much he is rich. Anthony’s net worth for 2020 is estimated to be $8 million. It is impressive how he managed to earn a fortune with shooting videos, but he is an inspiration to all young YouTubers out there and an actual role model. Today, Padilla earns $1 million per video, and if he continues that way, we are sure he will increase his bank account in the next couple of years.