Brent Rivera

Brent Rivera

YouTube Star

Brent Rivera is an American social media personality and actor who first gained popularity on the now-defunct video hosting service Vine. He has large followings on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

Full Name
Jan 9, 1998
5' 8"
Net Worth


Brent Rivera was born on January 9, 1998 in Huntington Beach, California. He is of Spanish, Mexican and Italian descent. As a child, he was always active and adventurous which led to him becoming a professional skateboarder at the age of 13. He attended Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California where he excelled in academics and sports. After high school he went to college at UC Irvine where he studied business administration and entrepreneurship. 

In 2014, Brent started making YouTube videos as a hobby that quickly grew into a full-time career. His channel has over 16 million subscribers with over 3 billion views to date. His most popular videos feature challenges or pranks that involve his friends and family members such as Alex Wassabi, Marissa Farina, and others from the Wassabi Productions collective. In addition to YouTube, Brent is also an actor who has appeared in TV shows such as “Mighty Med” and “Gamer’s Guide To Pretty Much Everything”. He also released his own comedy film called “Alexander IRL” in 2017. 

Brent is an advocate for social media safety and responsible online use by teens and young adults. He has partnered with organizations such as Common Sense Media to spread awareness about internet safety issues. In 2020, he was named one of Time Magazine’s 25 Most Influential People on the Internet.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Brent Rivera is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 4, 1998, Brent Rivera was born in Huntington Beach, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Vlogging on YouTube</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brent began his YouTube channel, TheMisFits, and started posting videos on it.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gains Over 1 Million Subscribers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brent's channel gained over 1 million subscribers and his fame as a vlogger began to skyrocket.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Social Media Platforms</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brent launched his social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Vine.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Reaches 5 Million Subscribers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brent's YouTube channel reaches 5 million subscribers, becoming one of the most popular channels on the platform.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Clothing Line</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brent launches his own clothing line, Brent Rivera Apparel.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Reaches 20 Million Subscribers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Brent's YouTube channel reached 20 million subscribers, making him one of the most subscribed content creators on the platform. </p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's Funny and Entertaining</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brent Rivera is a very funny and entertaining YouTube star. His comedic timing and ability to make people laugh make him a great entertainer. He also often collaborates with other YouTubers, making his videos even more fun.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Genuinely Nice</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brent Rivera is known for being one of the nicest people on YouTube. He always has a smile on his face and takes the time to interact with his fans. This makes it easy to watch his videos and connect with him.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Creative</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brent Rivera is an incredibly creative YouTuber. He consistently comes up with new ideas for his videos, making them fresh and exciting. He also has an eye for detail, which helps to bring his videos to life.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First YouTube Star to Reach 10 Million Subscribers</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brent Rivera is the first YouTube star to reach 10 million subscribers. He achieved this milestone in 2019.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Started as a Vine Star </h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brent Rivera first started his career as a Vine star, with his funny videos going viral and amassing millions of views and followers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Acted in the Netflix Series Alexa & Katie</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brent Rivera has acted in the popular Netflix series Alexa & Katie, playing the role of Lucas Mendoza since 2018.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has a Dog Named Bentley</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brent Rivera has a pet dog named Bentley, who he often features in his social media posts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has His Own App</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brent Rivera has his own app called "Brent's World" which allows his fans to play games and see exclusive content.</p></div>


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