Don Panton is a Bahamian social media star who got massive popularity from the YouTube channel, Panton’s Squad. Don Panton is best known for comprising one half of the Panton’s Squad YouTube channel.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Don Panton first opened his eyes on December 13, 1984. Presently, his age is 37 years old and his birth sign is Sagittarius. He was born in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, a coral-based archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. He was only two years old when he moved into the United States with his family. His father’s name is Donald Panton.
Moreover, he has relatives in Jamaica. He is a huge sports fan and watches ESPN most of the time. His favorite rapper is Lil Wayne. He is scared of heights and so has trouble traveling by plane.
Don is best known for uploading pranks, challenges, reactions, comedy videos, and vlogs on his channel, Pantons Squad. Moreover, he gained widespread popularity there for his couples’ vlogging, including pranks and challenges, alongside his wife Malinda Panton. Therefore, it was Malinda who first introduced him to YouTube in early 2017 and convinced him to create a channel with her.
After getting a camera as a gift, they jointly created the channel ‘ Panton’s Squad’ on January 5, 2017, to post vlogs, prank, and challenge videos featuring the whole family including their two kids. Moreover, their first video, ‘Season 1 Ep.1- Meet The Pantons Squad- family vlog’, in which the couple introduced themselves, was posted two days later on January 7, 2017.
Furthermore, the video, ‘Daughter Cuts Off Her Natural Hair Prank!’, posted on June 29, 2017, became viral and earned over 1 million views within a couple of weeks. He uploaded a video on August 1st celebrating the feat, in which he asked his two kids questions about himself to see who knew him better.
Moreover, by this time, he had also created three more YouTube channels for their kids. Moreover, ‘Sister Brother Fun Toys’ was created in February 2017, followed by ‘Yaya Panton’ in May and ‘Yaya and Dj Fun Kids’ in July 2017. Further, his main channel took about a year to cross the one million subscribers mark.
Don Panton’s wife
Don and his wife, Malinda first met in 2006. They dated for a year before marrying. The two began talking online before finally meeting in person and first went on a double date at the PGA Movie Theatre in Palm Beach, Florida. They hit it off soon after, even though they don’t seem to agree on who proposed first. They welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Sariyah, on June 3, 2008.
The two were already together for five years before tying the knot in 2011. Moreover, their second child, son Dj, was born on February 23, 2012. He often took his wife on trips to Disneyland, which she mentioned in a video stating that she loves it because she is a “big kid”. Likewise, she also told the viewers that he is a chill person, while he added that she does get mad at times.
Moreover, they have a puppy that he had once gifted to her, which she named Snowy because it is all white. Looking at their social media is flooded with one another’s pictures with cheesy captions expressing love. However, they look very happy and are a complete family with two kids. Moreover, they are currently expecting their third child.
He stands at a height of 6 feet and has a bodyweight of 75 kilos. His further body measurements are not publicly announced. However, he has dread black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. Moreover, he has long cornrow-braided hair. He often wears glasses and a cap which suits him very well.
Social Media and Net Worth
His Instagram account ‘@therealdonpanton’ has amassed over 369K followers. The YouTube channel ‘ Panton’s Squad’ has gathered over 2.38 million subscribers. Their Facebook page has gained over 8K followers. Similarly, their Twitter account has earned over 1K followers.
The hardworking, Don Panton surely earns a good amount of money through his profession. However, his net worth as of December 2020 is $700K-$800K.