Bill Wurtz Is The Best YouTuber You've Never Heard Of - And Here's Proof

24 January 2018, 16:04

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Bill Wurtz YouTube. Picture: YouTube
Benedict Townsend

By Benedict Townsend

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Bill Wurtz may be the most fascinating YouTuber in the history of the platform. His content defies any kind of classification and his unbelievable success flies in the face of almost all conventional wisdom about what guarantees success on the site.

We are told that relatable videos uploaded in a strict regular schedule are what brings in the views and subs that so many YouTubers crave. Bill spent nearly a year away from YouTube and then returned with a video detailing the entire history of Japan, which the promptly gained millions upon million of views.

Who the hell is Bill Wurtz?

Bill is a Webby Award winning creator who rose to fame on Vine and then continued his magic on YouTube.

Here's some of his Vine magic

His 'History Of Japan' video has amassed over 35 MILLION views

It's not a joke video, either. It's a genuine, historically accurate account of the history of Japan, delivered with music and whimsy.

So then he took on ALL OF HISTORY

A 19 minute video carefully detailing the entire history of the world has 38 million views. It defies everything that is supposed to be true about YouTube and it's amazing.

In between meatier projects he uploads super-short videos that also garner millions of views

This 14 second long video called 'content' has 1.5 million views.

Here's his latest, wonderfully weird creation

This time it's a full song, called 'La de da de da de da de day oh'. Also, it rules: