This Is How JackSepticEye Became One Of The World's Biggest YouTubers

21 March 2018, 11:54

The Story Of- JackSepticEye

By Benedict Townsend

JackSepticEye is one of YouTube's biggest creators - here is his story

JackSepticEye is one of the most popular creators on YouTube, but how did he get to where he is? lWe look back at his YouTube story, for your enjoyment. We'll cover his life, his channel, his most popular videos and more!


February 7th 1990: Sean McLouglin is born in Athlone, Ireland.

He has two brothers and two sisters.

A childhood eye injury leads to his friend giving him the nickname 'Jack Septic Eye'.

This is despite his eye not actually being septic, and his real name not actually being Jack. The injury happened during a schoolyard football match. 



February 24th 2007: Jack creates his YouTube channel

Within a few short years, he would be one of the most prominent gamers on the entire platform.


November 12th 2012: Jack uploads his first video

But certainly not his last. Look how far he's come:


September 2013: Jack gets a massive boost from a PewDiePie shoutout.

As signal-boosts go, you can't do much better than a thumbs up from the biggest YouTuber in history.


November 16th 2013: He uploads his first Happy Wheels video:

The game would prove to be an excellent choice for Jack, and became an early hit for his channel.


August 15th 2014: Jack uploads his first FNAF video

But it wouldn't be his last. Much like his good friend Markiplier, Jack attracted huge viewership with his hilarious FNAF play-throughs.


August 20th 2014: Jack draws his life

This gave his viewers a glimpse into the details of his life, and now we're sharing it inside an article which is doing the same thing. Inception-y, no?


May 2015: He releases what was for a long time, his most viewed video to date

This video was eventually surpassed as his most viewed video by our next video...



July 22nd 2016 - Jack Gets Songified

Songified all the way. With over 65 million views, this is Jack's most viewed video ever.


September 7th 2017: Jack announces a US tour

This would be the first of what would become a series of hugely popular, global tours.


February 2018: Jack appears on The Late Late Show in his native Ireland

Jack said it was a childhood dream come true to appear on the show. You can see the show here.
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