Daniel Middleton (DanTDM) Net Worth
Daniel Middleton has a net worth of $16.5 million. He leads the list for the most income secured from an original YouTube channel. How does he achieve this huge income with views and ads on YouTube? His name on his videos is TheDiamondMinecart, and he focuses almost entirely on the game, Minecraft. He posts daily reviews and features tons of footage of himself playing the popular game. His wife, JemPlaysMC, also plays Minecraft obsessively, and their fame has helped them generate a multi-million-dollar income. The success the two have created online has also led to other opportunities such as their recent appearance in the Sydney Opera House in Australia. So, as you can see, there are amazing places that you may end up going if you have a successful YouTube channel. You might even gain the attention of the most popular arts center in Australia.
Who is Daniel Middleton?
A popular British YouTube personality, especially famous among kids, Daniel Middleton aka DanTDM is a professional gamer and the owner of the YouTube Channel “The Diamond Minecart”, which is a very successful one. The Diamond Minecart mainly focuses on the popular game Minecraft. Daniel’s channel hit 12 million subscribers in August 2016. It is now listed among the top YouTube channels in the United Kingdom. The Business Insider has estimated Middleton’s income as somewhere between $2.13 million and $2.15 million in 2014. The following year, his channel was officially recorded as one of the topmost ones in terms of viewership.
Rise to Fame
He attended Northampton University and started a YouTube channel dedicated to Pokémon while at university, in which he called himself “PokemanDanLv45”. Middleton created the channel The Diamond Minecart in 2012. It is a more professional, children-focused gaming channel. The name of the YouTube channel was eventually changed to TheDiamondMinecart / DanTDM. Thus, from being a mere child born in a middle class family in a British military town, Dan has now become the owner of one of the most popular YouTube Channels. Talking about gaming, Dan’s original passion, he won the Guinness World Record for “Most goals scored in a game of Rocket League for a team of 2” and “Most goals scored in a game of Rocket League (team of three).” He is famous for the ‘Let’s Play’ series and has uploaded over 2000 videos till date.
According to Daniel, he likes to keep his daily schedule pretty simple. He gets up around 9am and starts working on the video an hour later. He checks for Minecraft updates, edits the videos in the afternoon, and uploads the finished product at 8:30pm, after which, he checks for comments. In spite of this simplicity, Dan Middleton has more YouTube followers than the BBC! This transformation from an ordinary graduate to one of the most famous names in the YouTube world with more than 12 million subscribers in just a few years makes Daniel Middleton quite a personality to look out for in the future!
Daniel has had many ups and downs in his life, right from the constant moving in his early childhood days and his parents’ divorce to a broken hand in the recent years. However, Dan did not let that bother him in his journey to be one of the most talked about personalities in the YouTubers’ world. According to him, he has a well-balanced diet that helps him keep himself fit. He avoids alcohol and smoking as he thinks it makes him ill and is not a good sign for his young subscribers.
Daniel Middleton Bio Info
Born: April 7, 1954, Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
Spouse: Joan Lin (m. 1982)
Parents: Charles and Lee-Lee Chan
Children: Jaycee Chan, Etta Ng Chok Lam
TV shows: Jackie Chan Adventures
Albums: Dragon’s Heart, A Boy’s Life, Love Me, Thank You
Daniel Middleton Quotes
- You can’t escape Danny Darko… – DanTDM
- Christmas hat, check! Headphones, check! Screams? *scream twice* *laugh*, check! New pair of pants, check! Three stars on the main menu, check! – DanTDM
- How dare do you call me a chump! That’s MY word! – DanTDM
Daniel Middleton Videos on YouTube
Watch Dan reveal 25 things about him on this YouTube video.