Although he is considered one of the funniest YouTube commentators with a dry sense of humor, Penguinz0 shoots up as one of the richest on the platform.
The YouTube star, who is also known as Cr1TiKaL or Charlie, is best known for his comments on various types of game tutorials and for his breakdowns on shooter games like Call of Duty and Battlefield.
His humor and comments are described as dry and with continuous use of profane words like “nipple” and “tits”, yet his viral YouTube videos, including “The Real Mighty Thirsty”, “The Most Difficult Game Ever Created Gameplay and Commentary” and “The Real Edge of Glory” has earned him over 2.1 million subscribers.
Here are a few facts you should know about Penguinz0, who often describes himself as the funniest YouTuber of his time
Penguinz0’s real name is Charlie. He was born on August 2, 1994, in the United States of America as the son of an unknown family. There is no information about his educational or family background, but in his “Black Ops” video he claimed to have gone to school, perhaps in one of the US states. In a snap chat, he also mentioned that he was in his final year of college, although this was considered one of his many droll jokes.
Charlie began his journey to fame in 2007, when he started posting videos on the YouTube channel. His first video commentary was “Gears of War Jetpack glitch (NO Standby or lag switch) AP” where he talked about the performance of Glitch in the video game “Gears Of War”.
Although his video didn’t get many viewers, the young commentator remained focused as he made further plans to release more videos. He joined YouTube on 7 May 2007 at the age of 12, a few months after his first post. Among his new releases was the video for a short series of videos attributed to Halo 3, Gears Of War Series, and Bioshock, as well as his montage of his sniper tactics in video games.
Just as he was not generous enough to give meaningful information about his educational background, Penguinz0 also kept all information about his parents and other family members. However, it is claimed that he currently lives somewhere in Florida.
The young YouTuber is currently in a relationship with a beautiful girl named Tiana. Although there is not much information about her, because in his opinion she does not want to be known, it seems that his girlfriend is regularly on his “House of Caravan” stream.
Penguinz0: Other Facts You Must Know
1. His initial purpose of joining YouTube was not for money-making.
Like most YouTube stars, Charlie ventured into video commentary just for the fun of it. According to the information gathered about him, Charlie was seldom happy with his life, and to get out of an “obsessive-compulsive disorder” that usually made him unhappy, he found a possible refuge in the YouTube channels. Over time, as people began to watch his videos and he liked them, he began to be proud of himself. He also felt motivated to look away from his health challenges to do more meaningful things in his life. So he started to use YouTube as a profession and not just a hobby.
2. He had his first contact with humor in his “Modern Warfare 2 Ground War”. 1-20 Gameplay and Commentary” video in which he intentionally showed a hilarious performance playing a Ground War of Ream Deathmatch in the “Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer” category. There he repeatedly insulted players who killed him while he was making fun of himself.
3. In his video “Battlefield BC 2 Hilarious Round Saving Destruction”, which dealt with an accident in the video game “Battlefield Bad Company 2”, he described the incident as humorous and worthy of participation. After a growing number of viewers, he decided to upload more humorous moments and periods into the video game. He often deliberately uses sarcasm to express humor.
4. Charlie or Cr1TiKaL, as he is popularly known, was once signed to Disney’s Maker Studios, where he starred in funhouse gameplay.
5. His video Five Nights at Freddy’s talks about his experiences when he was 19 years old It tells about how he accidentally urinated in a girl’s mouth when he got a blow job. Their relationship continued anyway.
6. His name Penguinz0 was coined from Penguin, his favorite bird. His favorite online game is Halo 2, while his favorite single-player game is Psychonauts.