GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — MrBeast became the first person with an unbranded YouTube channel to hit 200 million subscribers when he passed the mark early Sunday.
He posted to X just after midnight on Sunday: “We hit 200,000,000 subscribers! If you traveled back in time and showed this screenshot to me when I was 13, there is 0 shot he’d believe it’s real haha.
“This is just the beginning though, I still have decades left in the tank.”
Last year, on July 28, 2022, the Greenville resident held a livestream to celebrate reaching 100 million subscribers. According to Wikipedia, the most-subscribed channel in the world is by Indian record label T-Series, which has over 250 million subscribers. It’s been the most-viewed channel since 2019.
What very likely put the Greenville resident over the top was his newest video he launched on Saturday, “$1 Vs $100,000,000 House!” It had 63 million views in 24 hours. That mark is unofficial but would top his own record for the most-viewed non-music video in 24 hours with the video “$1 vs $250,000 Vacation!” gaining 52 million views.
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