Ethan Payne is a British comedic video game commentator on YouTube. Ethan Payne publishes videos featuring games ranging from FIFA to Grand Theft Auto on his channels ‘Behzinga’ and ‘Beh2inga’.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Ethan Payne entered this world on June 20th, 1995, in London, England. He is 25 years old as of 2020 and his birth sign is Gemini. He featured his mother in the February 2015 video “MY MUM OPENS SPECIAL PACKS!”. Further, his parents divorced when he was very young. So his mother, Ruth, brought him up by herself. He has never mentioned about having a sibling.
He passed his GCSE Science with a ‘C’ grade, after which he took up YouTube full-time. As a child, he was an average student and has completed his high school. He did his schooling in Marshalls Park, Romford, and graduated from South Essex College. Since he is crazy about video games, he is keen to learn game designing and is going to take up a course in the near future.
Career and Professional Life
Ethan rose to stardom in 2012, when he first created his YouTube account, calling it ‘Behzinga’. On his page, he used to regularly post gaming commentary videos on FIFA. With the recognition and support he received for his humorous commentary, he began a new channel called ‘Beh2inga’ primarily for other games such as GTA 5 and others in 2013.
He soon gained more popularity when he became a member of the Sidemen gaming group, where the members play games, throw challenges at each other, and take on Q & A’s. He is known to be the funniest of the lot which includes other members are Simon, KSI, Josh, Tobi, Vik, and Harry.
Moreover, Ethan uploads both solo and multiplayer videos on his channels. He is also referred to as ‘Emon’ as he fakes a relationship with fellow crew member Simon, just for fun!. He is a member of the YouTube gaming crew Ultimate Sidemen. Ethan plans to continue his work on YouTube and probably expand his avenues for business in the years to come. Moreover, he set up his Twitter account in April 2012.
Why is Ethan special?
Ethan is full of humor and pun, known to fall down laughing at anything random. He gets his viewers chuckling by just acting silly. He is quite intelligent but loves putting on a façade of cluelessness and ignorance to play along with jokes. Ethan pretends to be homosexual and often gets teased and joked about, all in good humor.
Being the funniest of his gaming group, his expressions and comic timings along with his gestures automatically grab all the attention. Ethan has a thick British accent; he passes off as the “cute boy next door”. He has plenty of female fan following owing to his adorable looks and has a winning charm too. Moreover, Ethan has inspired many young lads to find a career on YouTube and to do what they like most.
Even though for a long time he was believed to be homosexual because of his video pranks, the world finally found out that he wasn’t when he started dating the beautiful Emily Sarah. The two dated since 2016 and ended their relationship in 2018. As of now, he seems to be single and is focusing on his career.
Ethan stated in a podcast that he went through a period of depression and heavy drinking as a result of being seriously unhappy with his life and posting videos nearly every day. He went on to say that he no longer feels that way and is more content with himself.
He has maintained his body quite healthy and fit. Ethan stands tall at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. He dropped 30 kgs of weight to be the lean man he is today. He was 240 lbs or 108.8 kg when he started his journey. But, now after a year or so, he is at 171 bs or 78 kg. Moreover, his hair is light brown and eyes are hazel. His chest-waist-arm measurements are 42-34-14 inches respectively. Further, he wears a shoe size of 7 (UK).
Social Media and Net Worth
Ethan is popular on social media sites. His main YouTube channel ‘Behzinga’ has earned over 3.76 million subscribers. And, his second YouTube channel Beh2inga’ has gained over 1.68 million subscribers. Similarly, he has gathered over 2.5 million followers on his ‘@behzingagram’ Instagram account.
He is available on TikTok under the username ‘@notbehzinga’. There, he has gathered over 365.4K followers and over 702.7K likes. He is also famous on Twitter with more than 1.9 million followers.
This popular personality is sure to earn a very good amount of money through his profession. His estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.