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Jenna Marbles | Biography


YouTube is one of the biggest web domains on the internet since the past decade and tens of thousands of people, who are now popularly known as YouTubers, have been putting up videos on the site for the world to see. Several of these YouTubers have even emerged as global stars through their channels such as LGBT icon Tyler Oakley, PewDiePie, TheFineBros, Smosh, and NigaHiga just to name a few. Among these YouTubers, Internet sensation, Jenna Marbles is the one who claims the title of the bona fide queen of the internet, who has been conquering YouTube with her YouTube channel, JennaMarbles. Born on September 15, 1986, Jenna N. Mourey, who is widely known on the internet as Jenna Marbles, is a hearty comedian, entertainer and as she likes to call herself, a majestic internet creature.

Born and raised in New York, Jenna attended Brighton High School as a teenager and Suffolk University in Boston from where she received her bachelor’s degree. She completed her master’s education in sport psychology from Boston University after which she became employed at Barstool Sports as a writer. The YouTube star would have never imagined that a single comic video, which she posted in 2010, would jumpstart such a successful career on the internet. After the initial success, she began posting regularly and now has formed a multi-million subscribed empire on YouTube. After her channel blew up in 2010, her fans have come to know so much about Jenna, from her personal insights to her romantic relationships. In 2008, she began dating Max Weisz, who started a YouTube channel himself after gaining fame from Jenna’s channel. The couple broke up in 2012 which brought on heartfelt reactions from the fans. Since 2013, she has been dating Julien Solomita, also a YouTuber, with whom she presently resides in Santa Monica, California.

Jenna Marbles adopted her stage name from her pet dog named Mr. Marbles. As of January 2015, the YouTuber has more than 14,531,709 subscribers on her channel, JennaMarbles, gaining over six million subscribers in a matter of a few months. JennaMarbles is among the top ten channels with the most subscribers in YouTube and is undeniably the most subscribed YouTube channel run by a female, making her the Queen of YouTube, posting a comic video each Wednesday. Her channel has reportedly accumulated a total of more than a billion views. Jenna’s first YouTube video called How to Trick People into Thinking You’re Good Looking was published in 2010, surpassing a staggering 5.3 million views in a week. The video as of January 2015 has over 60 million views. Her other most popular video, How to Avoid Talking to People You Don’t Want to Talk to has surpassed over 34 million views. The video has also been featured in posts by ABC News and The New York Times. She has also been featured on videos of other YouTubers like Tyler Oakley and iiSuperwomanii. In her videos, she can be seen doing impersonations, skits, Q&As, rants and sometimes does hilarious tutorial videos where she teaches things while being drunk. From her widely successful career on YouTube, the star has accumulated an impressive net worth of $2.5 million. She also made special appearances in videos by Epic Rap Battles of History, Annoying Orange and Ridiculousness. Inspired by her two dogs, Jenna has launched her own line of pet toys titled Kermie Worm & Mr. Marbles which can be viewed on her personal blog, jennamarblesblog.com.

Not only on YouTube, but Jenna also has an ever-expanding wide fan base in other popular social medias like Instagram and Twitter. Currently, the YouTuber has over 3 million followers on Instagram and boasts of having over 3.65 million followers on Twitter.