Joe Vargas, fondly known as Angry Joe because of the YouTube channel he owns is basically a game reviewer on social media. He is known for his unique and comical way of reviewing games which have earned him more than 2 million subscribers. Let’s have a brief look at the life, career, and net worth of Angry Joe in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Jose Vargas was born on 18 June 1984 in Austin, Texas, United States. He is a Puerto Rican descendant. Information about his early life and his family is not available over the internet and it seems that Joe has not revealed them yet.
Joe was said to have been in a relationship with his fellow YouTuber Purrluna. However, there has never been any confirmation of this allegation from both Joe and Purrluna. Later it was said that he was in a relationship with a Mexican girl which ended in a break up as Joe blamed her for all the struggles in his life, which was neither confirmed by Joe nor his partner.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Joe’s career kick-started after the opening of his YouTube channel AngryJoeShow in 2008. His first video was titled “S**t that Pisses Me Off – Madden 2009 Hardcore Gamers” criticising the famous American football video game. His video was well received for its comical approach through sketching.
Joe used his channel to review video games and AAA games giving them marks from 1-10. Some of the popular games he reviewed are Skyrim, Destiny, Devil May Cry, Guild Wars 2, and Mass Effect 3. He has also opened a gaming clan titled Angry Army.
Apart from reviewing games, he has also given the review for Man of Steel on the channel Nostalgic Critic. He has also appeared in other channels like ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.com.
His unique way of opening the video with a sketch was highly appreciated and admired by his followers. He also compiles the list of top 10 best and worst games of the year in his show titled Top 10 at the end of every year.
Joe’s channel attracted 100,000 subscribers in the year 2012, approximately four years after its start. In 2013, the list rose to 500,000 subscribers and achieved 1M subscribers within the end of the year. In 2015, his channel was subscribed by 2 million people which is a very big feat for a game reviewing channel.
Net Worth & Earnings
His net worth is estimated to be $2 million which is quite a huge sum for a YouTube reviewer. But keeping in mind that he has more than 2 million subscribers and earns every second, this is believable. His videos have garnered more than 8 million views, and he also features in videos of other fellow YouTubers.
Who would have thought a decade ago, that social media has the potential to make a person a millionaire? Even Joe wouldn’t have thought about that. But the fortune he is enjoying right now is because of his hard work and the idea he had to present a review in such a unique way that has glued gamers to his channel.