El Rubius - Updated Apr 2024

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Malaga, Spain
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Malaga, Spain

El Rubius


El Rubius is a Spanish social media star. El Rubius is probably the most subscribed YouTuber, he is known for being a gamer and comedian.

Early Life and Childhood

El Rubius was born on February 13, 1990, in Malaga, Spain. Similarly, his age is 34 years old as of 2024 and his birth sign is Aquarius. His father is Spanish and his mother is Norwegian, but their names are unknown. He was born in Spain but he often traveled to Bergen, Norway due to his parent’s divorce. Besides that, he has not mentioned his family and siblings. Currently, he is living in Madrid, Spain, in an apartment of his own.

Similarly, he lives with a cat who is like his family member. His pet kitty is tinier than other cats and always manages to be around him! When he was a teenager, he met his best friend Miguel through the internet. And since then they have been two peas in a pod ever since. Both have taken over the social world with breakthrough ideas. Although, he holds both Spanish and Norwegian nationality his ethnicity is unknown.

Regarding his educational background, he has enrolled in animation and 3D modeling after having permanently settled in Spain. Back to his school memories, he used to do plenty of summer jobs which makes him respect all kinds of labor. Likewise, he can speak Norwegian, Spanish, and English. Besides this, he loves the color green, as well as favorite dessert, is chocolate ice cream.

El Rubius – Professional Life

The prominent YouTuber started his career when he was just 16 years old. There he met Miguel Angel and the two immediately hit it off, with Miguel encouraging him to start his own YouTube channel. Both had a hilarious time gaming together and decided to share their laughter with the world. In the year 2006, he uploaded his first video under the banner of his first channel ‘ElRubius.’ In the year 2011, luck struck him only after he created his second channel ‘ElRubiusOMG’ to which he devoted all his time.

Similarly, he had also uploaded a gameplay video of ‘The Elder ScrollsV: Skyrim’, which gained a lot of popularity. The video was uploaded in the year 2013 from which he had crossed 1 million subscribers. The next year (2014), he published his first book ’The Troll Book’, Where ‘Rubio’, a fictional character, accompanies the reader through interactive challenges that are spontaneous. The same year at the Madrid Book Fair, his book was declared the best seller.

He even published his first comic book called ‘ElRubius: Virtual Hero’, which is a superhero book inspired by video games in the year 2015. Then in the year 2016, he went on to publish the second part of the book titled ‘Virtual Hero 2: The Impossible Tower’. He even starred as a guest in Santiago Segura’s movie ‘Torrente 5.’

El Rubius Making Videos

Caption: El Making Videos Source: Instagram

What Makes Ruben/ El Rubius So Special

Besides having excellent comic timing and a great sense of humor, his videos are simple as well as unique. He had created a genre that distinguished him from the rest making his content original. The prominent YouTuber is full of enthusiasm and has successfully been able to attract a young audience to his channel. Similarly, he is candid and free and knows what he is doing.

The best thing that makes him different is that he has never believed in quantity, rather his focus has been to create videos with high content quality. Currently, he has overcome all language barriers as he has people all over the globe viewing his videos.

El Rubius – Net Worth 2024

El Rubius has not disclosed his net worth. However, his primary source of income is YouTube. According to his celebrity net worth, his net worth is $7 million.  His annual salary is also under review. El claimed that his YouTube channel cared less about its supporters and more about money when YouTuber Frank Norton posted a video.

El Rubius – Awards

Talking about his awards and achievements, El has been awarded “YouTuber of the Year” at the 1st Play Awards ceremony celebrated in Spain.

El Rubius With YouTube Play Button

Caption: El With YouTube Play Button Source: Instagram

Personal Life

According to Wikipedia, he started dating model Irina Isasia since the year 2016. But the news has been confirmed neither have posted their couple’s picture on their Instagram. Reflecting on his history, he hasn’t dated anyone. He is just focusing on his career and family.


Besides that, YouTuber Frank Norton posted a video where El Rubius claimed that his YouTube channel cared less about its supporters and more about money. However, the video was forged and rumors were put to rest when El Rubius took to Twitter to refute being part of any such video.

El Rubius With his friends

Caption: El With his friends’ Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Reflecting on his personality, he is gigantic and has rightly earned himself so much fame, but the world is still oblivious to many aspects of his life. He has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 80 kg. Similarly, he has blonde hair, and his eyes are black. Other information regarding his body measurements like chest-waist-hip measurement, dress size, and shoe size is not available.

Social Media

El Rubius is active on several social media sites. Furthermore, he has more than 7 million followers on Facebook. El Rubius has earned over 12.9 million followers on Instagram, 38.6 million subscribers on YouTube, and 13.8 million followers on Twitter. Besides that, He has gained 4.5 million views in his latest Minecraft video. In addition, he also remains active on the Twitch channel.