Adam Montoya is an American video game commentator on YouTube. Adam Montoya is better known by his online alias ‘SeaNanners’. Moreover, he is a ‘Call of Duty’ YouTube gamer.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Adam Montoya came to this world on June 12, 1984, in San Diego, California, USA. Currently, he is 36 years old and his zodiac sign is Gemini. He has a sister but her name is not revealed. Moreover, he studied television, film, and new media production at San Diego State.
He worked for Machinima games before beginning a full-time YouTube career in 2011. Apart from creating and editing YouTube videos, Adam is also passionate about skateboarding and other sports. Moreover, he owns two cats.
He commentated on games that he played with other commentators including VanossGaming, Markiplier, and Tom Cassell. He frequently collaborated with GassyMexican, TheGamingTerroriser, Chilled Chaos, Mr. Sark, Uncle Slam, Mangaminx/TheRPGMinx, Hutch, Cathy Diep, BryceGames, RitzPlays, and Tejbz. Moreover, on February 5, 2016, Montoya announced that he will voice Taskmaster in the mobile app game Marvel Avengers Academy.
After graduating from San Diego State, instead of finding stable employment, Montoya did freelance work such as filming weddings. At that time, Adam, finding inspiration from other early YouTube gaming commentators, decided to record and upload his own game commentaries.
Adam created a channel named ‘SeaNanners Gaming Channel’ on March 3, 2009. After the channel gained initial hype for his ‘Call of Duty’ commentaries, he eventually switched gears to PC games and ‘Minecraft’ which now stands as the number one reason for his success. However, with tons of gaming video uploads that fetched him enough fame to make his channel popular among the gaming buffs, Adam quit from Machinima.com to focus on his newfound career.
Work with Machinima and JETPAK
Montoya uploaded a video on December 3, 2009, to his channel explaining that he was now partnered with Machinima Inc. And that they would post gameplay videos of his to their network channel. Similarly, on June 14, 2010, Montoya posted a video to his channel stating that he was a full-time employee of Machinima.
Montoya announced that he and his associates had launched an MCN, JETPAK, on November 5, 2014. Therefore, he wanted to create a network that did not contractually take advantage of YouTubers and their channels. The MCN is operated by former Machinima employees.
The Paranormal Action Squad
On November 2, 2016, Montoya announced he would co-star with Scott Robison and Evan Fong in a new YouTube Red original series, The Paranormal Action Squad. The animated comedy aired on November 16, 2016. Therefore, the show is an animated adult comedy starring Eddie, Paul, and Vanoss with Michael Rowe, of Futurama fame, behind the show’s writing. This is YouTube Red’s 12th original series.
Break from content creation
In 2018, he slowed his YouTube video release rate from at least one video per week for most of his solo career to only releasing five videos in 2018. He also made only one tweet in 2018, a huge departure from his previous steady rate of at least one tweet per week. Adam has not officially stated anything about a permanent retirement, but in guest appearances on friends’ videos, he has discussed taking a break from YouTube and video creation to get “passive income up and running, whether I’m doing this or doing that […] looking heavily into real estate”.
Speaking of his personal relationship, he is dating a girl named Cathy Diep. They started dating since 2011. Even though their relationship was initially kept secretive, Cathy soon started appearing in many of his videos. Cathy is a YouTube gamer and also has a gaming YouTube channel called ‘Catabot’, where Adam is seen as a frequent guest. The duo keeps featuring themselves on their respective Instagram posts. However, they are having a good time and is enjoying their life together.
Similarly, he has maintained a clean public profile that is away from rumors, scandals, and controversies that might hamper his professional or personal life. He is currently focusing on his career and is developing his skills at the moment.
Adam has maintained a healthy and fit body physique. He stands the height of 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 60 Kgs. His chest-waist-hip measurements are 42-32-37 inches respectively. Moreover, his biceps are 15 inches and he wears a shoe size of 12 (US). Similarly, he has a pair of dark brown eyes and has short brown hair.
Social Media and Net Worth
Adam is equally famous on other social media platforms besides YouTube. His ‘@adammontoya’ Instagram account has earned more than 414K followers. He is also available on Twitter with more than 805.2K followers. His YouTube channel ‘SeaNanners Gaming Channel’ has amassed over 5.51 million subscribers. Moreover, Adam also has a Facebook page where he has gathered more than 430K followers.
As coming to his earnings and net worth, he surely pockets a handsome amount of money through his profession. He has a net worth of around $4 million as of 2020.