David Dobrik - Updated May 2024

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David Dobrik

David Dobrik is a Slovakia-born YouTuber. David Dobrik started his career as a Viner and now is a famous YouTuber, voice actor, host, presenter, and media star turned celebrity in the United States.

Early Life and Childhood

David Dobrik was born on 23 July 1996 in Kosice, Slovakia. His age is 27 years old as of 2024. At the young age of 6, his family moved to Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States. Likewise, he was involved with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which is an American immigration policy that protects immigrant children and helps them settle as a citizen of the USA.

Regarding his family members, David has not mentioned his mother’s name and his father’s name is Pavo Dobrik. Nevertheless, he often features his parents in his videos. Likewise, he has three siblings, namely Ester (younger sister), Sara (younger sister), and Toby (younger brother). Moreover, David can speak Slovak and Hungarian aside from the English language.

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Caption: Child David photographed with his parents. Source: Pinterest

David Dobrik attended Vernon Hills High School. There, he played tennis and got qualified for the 2014 Boys Tennis State Tournament. He also won third place in the doubles tournaments in this competition he participated. Furthermore, David moved to Los Angeles after graduating from high school. He moved to pursue his career as a Viner.

David Dobrik – Career and Professional Life

Before fame, David Dobrik started as a Viner. Later he started creating vlogs on his YouTube Channel ‘David Dobrik‘ in late 2014. By 2019, David is popular as the de facto leader of “The Vlog Squad”, a popular YouTube ensemble.

Aside from creating YouTube content, David also voice acted for the role of Axel in the movie The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019). Furthermore, he is also one of the judges on the TV show America’s Most Musical Family. He has also appeared in a few more movies including FML (2016), and Airplane Mode (2017).

David posted his first Vine in 2013. Liza Koshy, Gabbie Hanna, and Jason Nash were some other viners David collaborated with. Likewise, he was a part of the YouTube group “Second Class”. It soon collapsed after he created his first YouTube channel “David Dobrik”.

He posts comedy vlogs based on real-life situations and semi-scripted videos on his first channel. Moreover, he has another YouTube channel “David Dobrik Too” in which he posts blooper reels, more direct sponsorship deals, and challenge videos.

2013–2016: Vine & YouTube beginnings

In 2013, he posted his first Vine. He co-partnered on vines with other famous viners such as Gabbie Hanna, Jason Nash, Liza Koshy, and Zane & Heath. Before launching his own YouTube channel, he was also part of the YouTube group, Second Class. At the end of that channel in 2015, he along with the company had gained more than 18,000 subscribers.

At the end of Second Class, he set up his personal YouTube channel, David. Since then, he has been posting videos on this channel with comedy vlogs based on real-life situations and semi-scripted bits. In this, he also featured several of his former Vine collaborators. In August 2016, he launched his second channel, David Dobrik Too, where he uploads blooper reels and challenge videos.

David Dobrik has also garnered many fans in recent years due to his high-energy videos that he uploaded three days a week. In September 2018, he created his third channel, Views Podcast. He posts the video podcast of Views. On the 4th anniversary of his YouTube Channel, he was credited by The Verge for redefining YouTube culture by bringing in Vine’s quick-cut style format by using short run times and fast cuts to his advantage on YouTube which propelled him to huge success, and it led to a wave of creators who copied him, many of whom continue to shape the site’s content today.

The Vlog Squad

“The Vlog Squad” refers to the friend group that performs in Dobrik’s vlogs. Several friends and fellow social media personalities have come and gone, but several sources give a list of the biggest names and most constant appearances as the recurring members. He acts as the center and de facto leader of the group, observing that the group is frequently mainly driven and brought together by him. The fellow star makes regular appearances in his videos and is considered to be a part of the “Vlog Squad.”

Further, several other YouTubers and internet personalities have made guest appearances including The Dolan Twins Jeffree Star, and Tana Mongeau. Many stars have even been featured in Dobrik’s vlogs, such as  Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Kaia Gerber, Drake Bell, John Stamos, Paris Hilton, Dillon Francis, Lil Pump, Rob Riggle, Charlie Puth, Rebecca Black, Miranda Cosgrove, and Howie Mandel. He has often featured his friends from his hometown of Vernon Hills, including his assistant Natalie Mariduena.

Achievements and Awards

As an active young Youtuber, David has bagged several awards and received many honorable opportunities. He was listed as 10 Social Media Personalities Making the Most Noise in 2018 by PAPER magazine. Likewise, in August 2019, David was included in the list of Power of Young Hollywood by Variety magazine.

Furthermore, David was featured by W magazine alongside other celebrities for creating a separate Instagram account and dedicating it to posting photos taken with disposable cameras or films. People magazine also named him the Sexiest Heartthrob in November 2019. 

David has also co-hosted and become a judge in several TV shows and awards. He was the co-host at the Teen Choice Awards 2019 and a presenter at the American Music Awards 2019. Similarly, David became a judge in America’s Most Musical Family and a guest judge in Chopped Junior Season 9. 

Additionally, Dobrik has bagged a total of 13 awards at different events including titles like Vlogger of the Year, Breakout Creator, Best Podcast, Choice YouTuber, Social Star, Ensemble Cast, and many more since 2017 till today.

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Caption: David bagged three awards at the 2019 Streamy Awards. The event was organized on 13 December 2019 in Los Angeles. Source: Just Jared

David Dobrik – Net Worth 2024

Through his YouTube videos, David earned a decent amount of money. His collaborations and direct sponsorships with various brands also contribute to his net worth. Similarly, his luxurious home located in the California hills also contributes to his net worth. He bought the house in 2017 and it was built in the 1950s. As of 2019, David’s estimated net worth is approximately $7 million.

David Dobrik – Relationship Status

At present, David Dobrik is most probably single. Currently, he is focusing on his career right now and is not involved in any other relationship.

However, he was previously in a romantic relationship with Liza Koshy from 2015 to 2018. Moreover, David also legally married Jason Nash’s mother, Lorraine Nash on 15 May 2019, which was only for their videos. They decided to end their relationship after a month of marriage on June 12, 2019. Thus, in November of the same year, the two signed their divorce papers officially.

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Caption: David photographed with ex-Liza Koshy at an event. Source: elite daily

Body Measurements

David Dobrik has a height of 5’10” and a weight of approximately 75 kg. Similarly, he has dark brown hair and eyes of the same color. Likewise, he wears shoes sized 10.5 according to US standards. Other information like his biceps, chest-waist-hip, etc., is not mentioned.

Social Media

As a social media star, David has a huge fan following on his media accounts. He has over 4.1 million fans on Twitter and 17.9 million subscribers on YouTube. Likewise, David also has over 13 million followers on his Instagram. He also has his website and he is also available on Wikipedia.