The internet personality Jesse Wellens is a YouTube star who is popular for his prank videos. He started his YouTube channel PrankvsPrank with his ex-girlfriend Jeana Smith in 2007 and after their split, he has taken over the channel changing its name to Jesse. Wellens is famous for his prank videos & daily vlogs and has managed to make a household name for himself in the YouTube industry. He is popular in other social sites like Instagram and Twitter where he has around 2.1 million and 1.45 million followers respectively.
Early Life and Education of Jesse Wellens
Jesse Wellens was born Jesse Michael Wellens to parents Stella Wellens and Steve Wellens on September 25, 1982, under the birth sign Libra in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He grew up with his brother Anthony Wellens and sister Candice Wellens. Earlier on, he served in the United States Army for six years.
Jesse Wellens' Career
Jesse Wellens is a YouTube star who is popular for his prank videos. He started his YouTube channel PrankvsPrank in 2007 with his ex-girlfriend Jeana Smith and it featured lots of videos related to pranks.
The channel has more than 1.8 billion views and has around 10.5 million subscribers. Wellens used to handle other YouTube channels like GFvsBF which has 2.7 billion views, Kitty Channel Nylahkitty and a gaming channel called DownRageGaming where he shares gaming videos.
During his YouTube career, he also tried out singing and released his song named Cookie Dance. The song managed to land in the UK Singles Chart and became quite successful. Wellens also did some collaborations with some renown personalities like Louie Cole, Roman Atwood, Charles Trippy, DashieXP and many more.
Besides YouTube, he has an acting career as well and has appeared in Television series Escape the Night, Seven Bucks Digital Studios, Shane & Friends, Fight of the Living Dead, BlackBoxTV and so on. He has been cast in the Television movie of BlackBoxTV: You Look Delicious.
Jesse Wellens' Net Worth
The YouTube sensation Jesse Wellens is estimated to have a net worth of $4 to $5 million according to various online sites. He has managed to make himself a household name in the YouTube world and has an acting career as well. It is said that he earns around $25k to $412k annually from his channel.
Jesse Wellens' Personal Life
The YouTuber prankster is said to be a married man and had been married while his time in the army but it didn't last long. However, the details about his ex-wife are not mentioned. Besides, he was dating another fellow YouTuber Jenna Smith from 2005 to 2016. They were together for 10 years until they decided to separate because their relationship was getting toxic due to daily vlogging.
Seems like the ex-couple were very close and Wellens still has feelings for her as he was continuously crying in their Ex-Girlfriend tag video. However, both are living their individual life focusing on their career. Wellens took over their PrankvsPrank channel which has 10.5 million subscribers and changed the name to Jesse while Smith will run the BFvsGf channel which has 9.2 million subscribers.
His ex-girlfriend Smith can still be seen in some of his videos and recently on September 11, 2018, they were spotted in Saturday's Ovarian Cancer Walk in Philadelphia which is an annual event hosted by National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. The ex-couple had been participating in the event for some years and Smith has a close relationship with his event as she had lost her mother to ovarian cancer. From the event, they were able to raise $2600 for the cause.
During their breakup, he had also made a tweet about having a daughter named Luchia whom he had never met and she is adopted by a family in New York City. He talked about planning to meet her soon.
He has two pet cats named Nylah and Bambu whom he loves a lot. Wellens received Shorty Awards for Best YouTube Ensemble in 2016 and his main channel went on to win Streamy Award for Best Prank Show.
Besides, he is equally popular in his other social sites like Instagram and Twitter where he has around 2.1 followers and 1.41 million followers. He has a well-maintained physique and stands a height of 5'11 feet.
Here is a video of Jesse Wellens discussing the struggles of daily vlogging.
Jesse Wellens Affairs
First Affair with Jeana Smith
The YouTube couple were in a relationship for 10 years before they decided to separate in 2016 due to stress of daily vlogging.