Music has a way of burrowing its way into your head and occupying your subconscious mind until you discover you are singing it aloud. The likes of Harrison Webb have enjoyed a huge fanbase and financial benefits for sharing funny versions of top songs originally owned by well-known music stars.
Harrison Webb is not only popular for making and sharing some of the funniest parody videos on his YouTube channel, ‘OmgHarrisonWebb’, what makes him a standout among his peers is his inclusion of some funny challenge content to his channel. Parody music may have existed for centuries but Webb’s knack for creating music has earned him so much fame that he is included among the most successful social media personalities of the present generation.
Harrison Web’s Biography
Born in London, to a middle-class English family, Harrison Webb has January 19, 1997, as his birth date. He was raised by his parents along with his younger brother, Anderson Webb. Not much is known about Webb’s early years and educational background but it is a known fact that the English internet star had a knack for creating music and performing on stage since childhood and to improve his acting skills, he enrolled in Sylvia Young Theatre School based in London, England. There, he not only prepared himself as an actor but also discovered his skills in tap dancing with which he made a name for himself as among the best tap dancers in his school.
While growing into his teens, Harrison joined social media, and to be able to share his artistic skills, he launched his own YouTube channel, ‘OmgHarrisonWebb’ in 2011. As one with a burning desire for making music, it would seem like music would be his first main content on his newly launched channel but no, he instead came up with a comic video, ‘1st Dare: Stuffing Marshmallows in my Mouth’ which not only earned him his first media publicity but also unleashed the lesser-known comic part of him.
Webb’s first video was posted two days after he created the channel and afterward, he produced and posted more funny videos that included morning talks, pranks, and the 2011 London riots which went viral, garnering him his first few thousand subscribers. However, his major career success in the video-sharing channel was when he shared a parody cover of One Direction’s popular song ‘What Makes You Beautiful. Generating over 3 million views, the video brought Harrison Webb to the spotlight and as he continued to create and post more hilarious content, it caused a surge in the number of his subscribers. Consequently, the demand for more of his videos increased, and being happy with what he is doing, he obliged.
Family of The YouTuber & Parody Artist
Harrison’s permanent residence with his family is in London but he often travels to Los Angeles for some projects. Not much is known about his father and mother but his brother Anderson Webb is also a YouTuber. Anderson was also born in England, on August 1, 2001. He owns a YouTube channel named ‘MRandersonwebb’, with subscribers that are over 150k. Also, as a very funny and lively person, Anderson’s videos portray his personality. One of his funny videos that generated the most views is ‘I Finally Did Her Make-Up w/ Franny Arrieta’. The piece is a challenge-based video that featured his girlfriend.
Harrison Webb and his brother have done some projects together. The two even collaborated to establish the Webb Brothers. He has also featured in some of his brother’s videos, a good example is ‘Extreme Boyfriend VS Brother In Law Challenge’, where he appeared alongside Franny for some fun challenges.
Harrison Webb Celebrity Facts
1. He once created a video he named Onion Challenge where he featured a fellow YouTube star, Jenn McAllister.
2. In addition to his activities on YouTube, Harrison Webb also finds time to pursue an acting career. He has appeared in a couple of films and television shows, including Harry Potter, Hogfather, and Bill, to mention just a few
3. He is in a relationship with a young lady known by the name Franny Arrieta
4. He recently worked on projects with 20th Century Fox, Coca-Cola, and Tesco.