The ability of YouTube to create stars is no longer a thing of surprise; there have been so many young stars that are currently making strides following their presence on the video streaming site. Asides from well-known celebrities like Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars, there are other fast-rising stars who have fought their way to the mainstream; amongst them is Motoki Maxted. Motoki has joined the long list of celebrities who have garnered fame through posting funny comedy videos on YouTube. Interestingly, he has built a huge fan base having over one million subscribers as well as seven million views on his channel.
Who is Motoki Maxted?
Motoki Maxted is a brilliant American content creator, vlogger, and social media star who is best known for uploading funny comedy videos on social media platforms including YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. Undoubtedly, Maxted is among the fast-rising internet celebrities and social media stars. He began his career in February 2013 when he posted his first video titled 10 Things We’ve All Done and currently has amassed millions of fans around the world. Learn everything you need to know about the YouTube star in these facts below.
Everything You Need To Know About Motoki Maxted
1. Motoki Maxted was Born and Raised in Ohio, United States
The brilliant YouTube star was born Motoki Maxted in Akron, Ohio in the United States on December 3, 1996. He has a younger sister and his mother is of Japanese origin. Although there is no much information about his parents; Motoki has featured his mother severally in his videos including Driving with my Mom and so on. While he is growing up, the star developed a keen interest in being a social media celebrity. He spent most of his early years watching other YouTube stars while aspiring to be like them one day. He attended Wauseon High School situated in Fulton County, Ohio area. While he was there, he was actively involved in various activities of the school including Theatre and debate as well as the student government of the school. In addition to the English language, Motoki is also fluent in the Spanish language.
2. He Started His YouTube Career in 2013
During his high school days at Wauseon High, Motoki started his social media career. His first step was to create a YouTube channel where he uploaded his first video titled 10 Things We’ve All Done on February 24, 2013. Since then, he has continued to create amazing comedy sketches and funny videos which has drawn millions of fans to his channel. Meanwhile, Motoki is very consistent such that he uploads at least two videos every week. His contents are appreciated for their originality and uniqueness.
3. He is a Film and Television Production student at Loyola Marymount University
While he has been successful as a social media star, the YouTuber is also a student at Loyola Marymount University situated in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. He is pursuing a career in film and television production. Being a popular figure on the internet, he was given the opportunity to manage the school’s social media account for their television station called ROAR and he has been doing that effectively.
4. Maxted Exposed a YouTuber who Stole His Content in 2016
Nowadays, plagiarism has become the order of the day as there are many people who don’t desire to face the stress of creating original content; rather they depend on other people’s creativity to get what they want. Motoki Maxted has had his own share of the online razzmatazz. The youngster uploaded a video in 2016 revealing a French YouTuber who dubs his content word for word, shot for shot, and sketches per sketch. Although, the YouTuber thought he would get away with it, little did he know that nothing on the internet can be hidden for too long. However, it was demoralizing for the star as you can see in the video above.
5. His Video Songs in Real Life Spring Edition has Over 32 Million Views
Motoki has been successful since the inception of his career and has built a huge fan base on different social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. So far, his best and the most viewed video clip is the 2015 video titled Songs in Real LifeSpring Edition. The video has received over 32 million views to date. He has collaborated with fellow YouTube stars including Kenny Knox, Roy Purdy, and Piper Curda, just to mention a few. His channel Moretoki currently has over 1.3 million subscribers; while his second channel called Motoki Maxted also has over 300 thousand subscribers.