Philip DeFranco

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The prominent American YouTuber Philip DeFranco gained notoriety with his 5.9 million+ subscriber strong “sxephil” (spelled with a “sXePhil”) channel. He manages additional channels on the video sharing platform in addition to his main one, where he makes amusing and satirical comments about news and pop culture. DeFranco joined YouTube in 2006, and his ascent to stardom has been gradual and steady. He presents the extremely popular “The Philip DeFranco Show” four days a week, where he delivers his sardonic comments on topics like politics, pop culture, current events, and celebrity rumors. Because of how well-liked it is, companies including Netflix, Ting, and State Farm have sponsored the program. DeFranco has a huge following on both his family channel, which features his wife and children and his personal vlogging channel, which has over a million subscribers. Numerous accolades and awards have also been bestowed upon the well-known social media figure.

Career of Philip DeFranco

While still a student at East Carolina University, Philip DeFranco started his YouTube career. He launched his first YouTube channel, titled “sxephil,” in the year 2006. It was somewhat simpler to become known for one’s videos back then because there weren’t many individuals sharing stuff online. DeFranco was able to quickly assemble a modest but devoted fanbase made up primarily of teenage girls. After “The Philip DeFranco Show” debuted on his channel in 2007, it gained even more popularity. He appeared in “Hooking Up,” an HBOLabs web series, alongside Kevin Wu and Jessica Rose the following year. He launched the James Haffner-produced news website and YouTube channel “SourceFed” in January 2012. The three main topics on this new channel were news, popular culture, and technology. Before being shut down in March 2017, the channel had amassed over 1.7 million members and 907 million video views, proving to be a huge success.

Philip DeFranco acquired a contract with the internet television network Revision3 in 2012 as his fame increased over time. The next year, Revision3 purchased DeFranco’s assets, including “The Philip DeFranco Show,” and he was appointed Senior VP of Phil DeFranco Networks and Merchandise, a newly formed Revision3 company. Later on, in 2013, he opened up ForHumanPeoples, a YouTube channel essentially devoted to his product line. In addition to his work on social media, DeFranco has coordinated meet-ups and live performances in cities like Arizona, Los Angeles, and Toronto. DeFranco launched DefrancoElite, a fan-friendly project, through the well-known fan funding platform Pateron in May 2017. He is no longer connected to any MNC and is now a self-employed creator. He is currently concentrating on creating his own “The Philip DeFranco Network.”

Recognition & Achievements

A number of accolades have been given to Philip DeFranco. He was named the “Sexiest Geek” by ‘Wired Magazine’ in 2008. 2013’s Streamy Award for Audience Favorite Best Series of the Year went to his channel, “SourceFed.” 2016’s Streamy Awards for Best News and Culture Series and Audience Choice Award for Best Show of the Year went to his well-liked series, “The Philip DeFranco Show.”

Individual Life of Philip DeFranco

On December 1, 1985, Philip James Franchini, Jr. was born in the Bronx in New York City, New York, in the United States. He received his education from the University of South Florida’s Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. Later, he relocated to East Carolina University but left before finishing his studies. Before being married to Lindsay Jordan Doty in 2015, he dated her for a long period. The media covered their wedding extensively. They already have one boy, and in late 2017 they will welcome a second. This joyful YouTuber has polycystic kidney disease, which he acquired from his father and grandfather. This is a tragic reality about him.

Philip DeFranco’s Net Worth

The $12 million in assets owned by American video blogger and YouTube star Philip DeFranco. He consistently ranks among the world’s highest-paid YouTube stars. Videos by Philip DeFranco frequently discuss politics, current affairs, and rumors about famous people. On the “Philip DeFranco” YouTube channel, which as of July 2020 had more than 6.4 million followers and more than 3 billion video views, he has posted videos in which he expresses his opinions on various topics.