Anthony Padilla is a popular YouTube personality who is known for the comedy group called Smosh. He is also a comedian and is the founder of Smosh Productions. Smosh has won many awards and has received over 7 billion views. He left the group in June 2017 and decided to become a content writer. He also hosts vlogs. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of the Anthony Padilla in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Daniel Anthony Padilla was born in September 1987 in Los Angeles. He is the son of Leezah Padilla, who has got agoraphobia and Dan Padilla. His parents got separated when he was only two years old. His mother had a great role in his life. He has got two brothers, including Mathew.
He went to Del Campo High School located in Fair Oaks, California. His classmate in the school was Ian Andrew Hecox, his partner in Smosh. After completing his high school, he went to Sacramento’s American River College. However, he dropped out before completing his graduation. At a very young age, Padilla received his driving license. When he was 15, he had HSP (Henoch-SchonleinPurpura).
In 2015, Anthony Padilla started dating Miel Bredouw. But she isn’t the only girl whom this YouTuber has dated. In 2013, he was engaged to Kalel Cullen. However, the couple broke their relationship in 2014. Despite that, they maintain a good mutual relationship. Soon after that, he started dating Kristina Carrillo Bucaram. They broke up soon. Anthony has suffered from many health issues like dental problems and anxiety. He is a vegan.
Career, Award & Nominations
When Anthony Padilla has HSP, he was bedridden and used to make videos during this time. In 2002, he created the website smosh.com. Soon his friend Ian joined him and they began to post regularly on YouTube. He used to make flash animations as well as lip syncing the songs of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, ‘Mortal Kombat’, and ‘Power Rangers’. In November 2005, they lip-synced the theme song of ‘Pokemon’ which became an instant hit and had more than 24 million views.
In 2006, he appeared in the list of “Person of the Year: You” by Time Magazine. He then started the annual video series called ‘That Damn Neighbor’ and ‘Food Battle’. Soon, he designed Smosh.com and created the feature of “Smosh Pit”. Padilla and Hecox other YouTube channels called Smosh Games, ElSmosh, and Shut Up! Cartoons. Smosh was expanded and attracted many viewers.
Smosh has got many other YouTube channels. Padilla has also acted in the movie ‘Smosh: The Movie’. In addition to that, he has voiced in the film ‘The Angry Birds Movie’. In June 2017, he left Smosh for pursuing independent video ventures. With Smosh, he has also released many albums. Smosh has won the 2006 YouTube Awards as well as the Shorty Awards, Streamy Awards, and Webby Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of a man who has done many ventures at a very young age? He has got a net worth of over $9.5 million and all success goes to his career as a YouTube personality. During his time with Smosh, he used to earn up to $10 million from various entertainment endeavors. He is also known as the producer of the films ‘Ghostmates’, ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ and ‘Smosh: The Movie’. He has also got many other channels and has got millions of subscribers.
Anthony Padilla is a very talented and successful person. He is a very influential person who used the internet positively and made a career out of it. Today, Smosh has got over 23 million subscribers and more than 7 million views.