Marcel Cunnigham is an American YouTube gaming star known all over social media as ‘BasicallyDoWrk.’ Marcel Cunningham’s popular videos are mostly related to video gaming. Further, the posts various games with his gaming crew and friends.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Marcel Cunningham was born on May 8, 1990, in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is currently 30 years old and his sun sign is Taurus. He doesn’t reveal much about his family and past, as he doesn’t find it necessary to disclose his personal life.
But he has mentioned about his father, who had an ice-cream business and owned 7-8 carts. He still remembers assisting his father with one of them and taking the cart out to the fountain and earning 100 dollars a day during his vacations. He has never spoken about having a sibling hence he is probably the only child of his parents. He does respect his father and takes pride in the previous jobs he has done, as they have helped shape his future.
Career and Professional Life
Growing up, he loved to watch ‘Power Rangers’ that made him want to gamesome a ranger when he was older. He also played many sports. He was crazy about playing video games and watching cartoons. Marcel loved entertaining people and also liked videogames. He wanted to be a comedian later.
However, after completing school, he took up a full-time job in making and selling balloon-shaped animals on birthdays and outside restaurants. He was skilled at it as he was always good with art in school. One fine day on September 24, 2011, he created his YouTube channel ‘BasicallyIDoWrk’, but didn’t upload a video until 2012.
He played a lot of video games with his friends and thought that he could upload it on YouTube since he was so good at it. That’s how he became a YouTube game player. A couple of his videos were really good and in a span of just two weeks, he jumped from 300 to 1000 subscribers. This leap encouraged him to take up YouTube full-time. He has millions of subscribers today, and his own clothing and style brand with his logo ‘wrk.’
There are a large number of game players and they regularly upload videos, but he has carved his own place using his humor and intelligence to rise above them. He is frank and friendly at the same time, and also loves going on tours and meeting his fans. His ‘Marcel on Monday’ vlogs helped him connect with his fans and soon his subscribers began to grow at a phenomenal rate.
He is humble and owes all his success to his subscribers and gaming friends. He obviously has what it takes to be an entrepreneur too, as he has created his own line of clothes with his logo and his gameplays printed on them. His friends say that he is always there for them through good and bad times. That certainly makes him the perfect blend of cute and kind. Moreover, he has done various collaborations with Lui Calibre who is also a famous YouTube gamer and a Twitch streamer.
Marcel is in a relationship with a beautiful girl named Simone. He moved to Los Angeles with his girlfriend. The two have been in a long-term and long-distance relationship. He used to travel from America to Europe to be with her, sometimes for six months at a stretch. However, they are deeply in love and their relationship is going strong.
As of now, he is focused on his career and developing his skills. Similarly, he has never faced any kind of controversial acts. He has a clear background without any involvement in rumors or controversies. However, he prefers his personal life to be away from the public.
He has maintained his body healthy and fit. He stands a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. Although he has not shared his weight, he has an average weight that matches his height and his body physique. Moreover, he also has a balloon tattoo on his right hand that reminds him of his journey. He has black curly hair and dark brown eyes. Other than this, there are no further details regarding his body stats.
Social Media and Net Worth
He is active on various social media sites. His Instagram account ‘@basicallyidowrk’ has earned over 760K followers. Marcel is also available on Twitter with more than 1.65 million followers. Likewise, his ‘BasicallyIDoWrk’ YouTube channel has earned over 4.84 million subscribers. And he has shared his Gmail, [email protected], for business inquires.
No doubt, he pockets a handful amount of money through his profession. His YouTube channel might make a huge amount of money for him. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $1 million – $5 million.