Michael McCrudden - Updated Apr 2024

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Mississauga, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada

Michael McCrudden


Michael McCrudden is a Canadian actor as well as a TV host. Michael McCrudden is famous for his YouTube segments Before They Were Famous and After They Were Famous, as well as his work with the channel Information Overload.

Early Life and Childhood

Traveling back to Michael McCrudden’s early life, he came out of his shell for the first time and cried on February 26, 1986, in Canada. His age is 38 years old as of 2024. He is the youngest child of his parents. His father’s name is Steve McCruddden he is a Master Electrician and soccer fanatic and his mother’s name is Kathleen McCruddden. Further, he keeps on posting pictures of his mother on social media handles. He kept a keen interest in acting at a very young age. People often get confused between him and Michael McCrudden, a famous football player.

Frequently, he keeps on posting photos of his dog on Instagram. He grew up with his sibling sister named Alanna in Mississauga. He also won the title of Little Mr. Mississauga at the age of five. Concerning his educational background, he attended McMaster University.

Professional Life

Talking about Michael McCrudden’s professional life, he initiated his career through YouTube and created his YouTube channel named Before They Were Famous on September 9, 2009. Then, he uploaded his first debut video on the channel ‘Michael McCrudden 2010 – MTV HOST Audition Tape’ that featured him giving an audition for the job of a TV host. Similarly, he started posting random videos on his channel. Soon after that, he joined the YouTube show InformOverload as its host.

Gradually, he began posting three videos every week for the program and later was able to release ten videos a day. He posted his Jim Carrey screenplay into his first Before They Were Famous video on September 22, 2013. Before They Were Famous gained popularity on YouTube and because of this, he started working on different episodes on various celebrities, actors, athletes, and other prominent people. By mid-2016, he began developing videos about social media celebrities and SoundCloud rappers after covering many mainstream stars.

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Caption: Michael captured for Youtube video (Source: YouTube)


In addition, he has also partnered with BroadbandTV for the channel. He created his solo YouTube channel on September 9, 2009. He posted the first video on the channel titled ‘Michael McCrudden 2010 – MTV HOST Audition Tape.’ It featured him giving an audition for the job of a TV host. After this, he posted random videos on his channel. Soon, he joined the YouTube show InformOverload as its host. He began uploading three videos every week for the program and later released ten videos a day.

Likewise, he gained widespread popularity for his YouTube segments Before They Were Famous and After They Were Famous, which are brief documentaries about the lives of famous people, including most notable rappers. In addition, he also creates a variation of his video segments related to Famous News, The Rich Life, Top 5, Epic Before They Were Famous, and Before They Were Gone.

Further, one of his famous videos is “Michael McCrudden NEW STUDIO TOUR…” with 2.6 million views which is worth watching. Some of his notable videos you should not miss watching are “SUPREME PATTY | Before They Were Famous | INSTAGRAM STAR INTERVIEW,” “6IX9INE | Before They Were Famous | UPDATED & EXTENDED | Tekashi 69,” “CASH ME OUTSIDE GIRL | AFTER They Were Famous,” and many more.

Acting career

Before YouTube, he worked as an actor. He has also appeared in the production offices of several hit Canadian Television shows like Breakout Kings and Rookie Blue, which featured Laz Alonso, Domenick Lombardozzi, Brooke Nevin, and many others. Similarly, he has been featured on several of the television shows filmed in Toronto like Nikita, Dual Suspects, and King. He has also written and produced his own projects. Likewise, he wrote his first screenplay about his idol Jim Carrey, which was another project that failed to take off.

Michael McCrudden – Net Worth 2024

Speaking on Michael McCrudden’s earnings, he is a famous Youtuber as well as a host, who has earned a decent sum of money from his work. More precisely, he has an estimated net worth of around $832k  as of March 2023 as estimated by Statsmash. He is living a lavish lifestyle through his good fortune. In addition, he has also earned money through his hosting career as well. Currently, he has not signed brand endorsement deals with any brands. However, it is sure that he will surely be endorsing some of the top brands from around the world real soon in the future.

Is Michael McCruddenin a relationship? Who is his girlfriend?

Reflecting on Michael McCrudden’s relationship status, he is currently dating a girl under the Instagram handle @kara_emi. She is also a social media personality. They seem to be dating recently. However, he might have met her as a perfect match cause he has not opened up about his relationship on social media till now despite being a social media star. He is happy with his future wife.

Michael McCrudden

Caption: Michael posing along with his girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

Furthermore, he has been cutting down on Before They Were Gone videos due to the widespread criticism of the perceived exploitation of their deaths and monetization of the videos. He was also criticized for having a fat belly which makes him work out a lot and have a fit body now. However, he has been successful in maintaining his clean image and has also not been into controversy right now.

Body Measurements

The 33-year-old handsome hunk Michael McCrudden has a charming personality. He has a tall height with fit body physiques standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 75kg. Currently, he is focusing on his physical and mental health. Likewise, Michael has a pair of green eyes with brown hair color.

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Caption: Michael posing with his weird look (Source:
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Michael McCrudden – Social Media

Being an Internet sensation, Michael McCrudden is highly active on media sites, especially on Instagram and YouTube. Further, he also has a Facebook as well as a Twitter account. On Instagram, he goes by @mccruddenm with more than 95.1k followers.

He has gained around 20k followers on his Twitter account and more than 3.5k followers on his Facebook account. In addition, he has a widely popular YouTube channel with over 3.2 million subscribers. He also remains active on Reddit.