An internet star, actor, and television host, Parker Coppins is best known for presenting the hit show “Parker Plays.” He rose to fame as a YouTuber before becoming well-known. He started building up subscribers to his YouTube account in 2013 mostly for his video game-related content. He then applied his natural talents to the big screen and eventually achieved great success after being selected to host Disney XD’s “Parker Plays.” On Twitter, he has more than 130,000 followers, while on Instagram, he has more than 85,000.
Early Childhood & Life
Parker Coppins was born in Harlingen, Texas, on March 12, 1995. Parker claims that he was raised in the “hot and humid” south Texas region and went to “Calvary Christian School.” His parents, Mark and Darla Coppins, raised him.
During his time in school, Dr. Leibert, a local doctor, served as his mentor and an inspiration. He frequently invited Parker to join him in theater productions, which is how he came to appreciate performing and entertainment. Afterward, he went to Harlingen High School.
In 2013, he founded his YouTube account and began posting video game-related stuff. He soon gained fans since he had the talent to make even average content into a good one. Parker’s following grew over time, and he started to become well-known as a social media personality.
The Career of Parker Coppins
Prior to starting his YouTube channel, Parker had already featured in a few short films, so he was used to being in front of the camera. After playing Kyle Duncan in the Born Bad music video, Parker had a small part in the 2011 short film Flirting and Dating for Dummies. He made another appearance in the 2013 short film “Penny Arcade.”
He began his social media career in the same year by beginning to publish videos online. He was given the chance to portray Paul Wilson in the 2014 thriller “The Black Tape.” The movie made Parker’s big-screen debut when it was released in November 2015.
His social media career was booming at the time, so he also joined Twitter and Instagram. His YouTube channel was also going in the correct direction because it was gaining more subscribers all the time. One of the most popular channels in the US right now is Parker’s YouTube channel, which has over 480,000 followers and over 85 million views.
He was cast in the 2016 season of the well-liked TV show “Adventure Room,” where he appeared as ParkerGames. He was given the chance to host ‘Parker Plays,’ a program that would have aired on Disney XD, in 2017. His reputation developed as a result of his major role in a television show, which he leveraged to gain subscribers and followers on his social media profiles.
He appeared in the 2017 television series “Sugar Pine 7,” which was a brief drama. Throughout 2017, he had an appearance in 64 episodes, and he kept acting in the role through 2018. He was given a role in the TV show “Lifestyle Classic” that same year.
Personal & Family Life
In 2015, Parker relocated to Los Angeles, California. To see his parents, he occasionally travels back to his hometown. While his mother works for “Salazar Insurance Group,” his father is a pastor. He has Caitlin and Ashley as his two older sisters. In some of his Instagram posts, he has included images of both his mother and sisters. He gets along well with Ashley’s daughter Camdyn, his niece.
He enjoys playing video games so much that he ended up making a living off of it. He is Shelby’s close buddy and a fellow social media star. In fact, he has highlighted her in a few of his tweets and Instagram postings.
Net Worth of Parker Coppins
The estimated net worth of Parker Coppins is around $1 million.