El Rubias is a Spanish YouTuber and Twitch streamer. With over 52 million subscribers on his YouTube channels, Rubius is one of the most popular content creators in the world and one of the most followed YouTube personalities in his country as well. He is ranked 50th among the most followed YouTubers in the world and fourth among the most followed Twitch streamers. He is also the only second gamer from Spain to hit the 10 million mark. The second Twitch streamer to surpass 10 million followers is AuronPlay aka Raul Alvarez.
He is most famous for his gameplay challenges, and he uploads vlogs to his social media platforms, notably YouTube and Twitch. Apart from the huge number of subscribers on YouTube, Rubius has amassed over 16 million followers on his Instagram page. In 2016, he was voted “YouTuber of the Year” at the first Play Awards ceremony held in Spain. He has more than 18 million followers on Twitter. Here’s everything you need to know about El Rubius, one of the world’s most popular content creators.
El Rubius Biography
|Birth Name||Rubén Doblas Gundersen|
|Nick Name||El Rubius|
|Born||February 13, 1990|
|Age||32 years old|
|Birth Place||Mijas (Málaga), Andalusia, Spain|
|Profession||Content Creator, YouTuber, Twitch Streamer|
|Ethnicity||He is of Spanish and Norwegian descent.|
|Education||He studied animation and 3D modeling in a reputed institution in Spain.|
|Residence||He divides his time between Spain and Andorra.|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches or 190 cm|
|Weight||78 kg in 171 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Little is known about El Rubio’s family and early life. His mother, Bente, is Norwegian while his father is Spanish. His parents divorced when he was three years old and later remarried. On his mother’s side, he has a sister named Liv, and on his father’s side, he has two brothers.
El Rubius Love Life
El Rubius has been in a relationship with model and actress Irina Isasia for several years now. They made their romance Instagram official in 2016.
YouTube and Twitch
El Rubius started his YouTube career in 2006. He created his first channel under his own name in the same year, which he later named Rubius Z. However, his success only came after the launch of his second channel, elrubiusOMG, in 2011, which has grown even more. More than 40 million subscribers, making it one of the most subscribed channels in the world and the most subscribed channel in Spain. He has over 52 million subscribers across his two channels.
After years of uploading gameplays, vlogs, challenges, and skits, he jumped on the Twitch bandwagon in 2014, but was unsuccessful on the platform at the time. He returned to the platform again in 2018 and shortly after, he reached his first million followers. With over 10 million followers on Twitch, he became the first Spanish influencer to reach the 10 million mark.
Thanks to his success on YouTube and Twitch, he also has an incredible following on Instagram and Twitter. She has over 18 million followers on Twitter and also has a large presence on Instagram, with over 16 million followers and counting.
El Rubius Net Worth
The Spanish YouTuber has managed to earn a net worth of around $7 million, as of 2023. He mostly earns from YouTube, while he also makes a significant amount of money from Twitch streaming, posting sponsored content on Instagram and Twitter, and other activities.
El Rubius Facts
His YouTube channel mostly focuses on gameplay, vlogs, challenges, comedy, and skits. Being one of the most subscribed channels on Twitch, his channel features gameplay from Minecraft, Grand Theft Auto V, and Among Us, among other games.
Four of his books have been published so far. His first book, El Libro Troll, an interactive book full of challenges, came out in 2014, It was a bestseller in Spain for eight weeks and won the title of bestseller at the Madrid Book Fair 2014.
He then published a three-part comic book titled El Rubius: Virtual Hero on September 15, 2015. The second part of the book, titled Virtual Hero II: La Torre Impossible, was published in June 2016. The third part, Virtual Hero III: La Máscara del Troll, arrived on April 4, 2017.
El Rubius is multilingual and can speak Spanish, Norwegian, Bergen dialect, and English.
He began his acting career with a small role in the 2014 Spanish film Torrente 5.
Rubius has made collab videos with American actors Matt Damon and Jennifer Lawrence and fellow Spanish YouTubers, Fernanflu and JuegaGerman.
He is the richest YouTube personality in Spain.
In 2016, Rubius won YouTuber of the Year at the 1st Play Awards.
El Rubius has been a featured guest on the 2015 and 2016 editions of YouTube Rewind
In 2021, he announced that he would co-star with actor Tom Holland in a film titled Uncharted, which will be released in theaters in February 2022.
In 2021, he signed an exclusive deal with streaming platform Binge to create original content for the platform.
His YouTube channel, elrubiusOMG, which he created in 2011, is one of the most subscribed channels on the platform with over 41 million subscribers and counting.
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