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- First NameCaptainSparklez
Jordan Maron, known famously as CaptainSparklez, is an American YouTuber, gamer, game commentator, and musician.
He is most known for his gameplay and commentary on the videogame, Minecraft, which has helped bolster his YouTube channel to over 10.8 million subscribers.
In this article, we look at the net worth of one of the original YouTube gamers and how he came to be so.
What is Jordan “CaptainSparklez” Maron’s Net Worth?
As of June 2020, Jordan Maron has a net worth of $12 million. His wealth comes from his career as a YouTube personality.
Maron’s first YouTube channel was created on February 9, 2010 — a channel dedicated to the first-person shooter, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, titled “ProsDONTtalkSHIT (PDTS)“.
He has been on YouTube with his primary account, “CaptainSparklez”, since July 20, 2010, and in the decade since has amassed over 10.8 million subscribers and has an accumulated 3.6 billion lifetime video views.
The channel is primarily geared towards the game Minecraft and related content, including Minecraft-themed music videos.
As of June 2020, Maron has over half a dozen YouTube accounts, each catering to a niche audience.
XREAL Gaming Company
Maron branched out into entrepreneurship when he co-founded the mobile gaming company, XREAL, with Activision co-founder and former-CEO, Howard Marks.
The company released its first mobile game, Fortress Fury, in 2015, which was downloaded over 1.5 million times in the first month of its release.
Earnings via YouTube
According to socialblade.com, Maron earns approximately $4.8K to $76.4K monthly ($57.3K – $916.9K yearly) with his primary account, CaptainSparklez.
In October 2015, Maron purchased a home in the high-end Hollywood Hills, California, for $4.5 million. The 4,100-square-feet home served as the 28-year-old’s bachelor pad until recently when he listed the home for $4.8 million in February 2020.
The three-story house might seem like a modest affair from the outside, but that’s because the two lower stories are hidden from the outside.
The three-bedroom-five-bathroom home features top-floor adjoining dining and quarters with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to an open terrace with its own fireplace.
The contemporary kitchen has state-of-the-art appliances and polished wooden cabinetry, and marble countertops.
The middle floor is used for the bedrooms including the master suite with their own private balconies.
The bottom floor is an entertainment den with a five-seat bar leading outdoors to an infinity pool, a spa, a wet-bar, and a barbeque station.
Jordan Maron: Short Biography
Jordan Maron was born Jordan Allen Maron, on February 10, 1992, in Los Angeles, California.
His parents divorced while he was still very young and he moved with his mother to Santa Barbara where he attended Santa Barbara High School.
He pursued a chemical engineering degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, but changed majors half-way through his freshman year to a computer science degree.
Realizing that playing video games was vastly different from computer science, Maron dropped out altogether and started his YouTube odyssey.