CaptainSparklez (Jordan Maron)
Jordan Maron is an American content creator, gamer, and entrepreneur. He gained fame through his YouTube channel “CaptainSparklez,” where he posts Minecraft gaming content. In addition to being a prominent figure in the gaming industry, Maron has also ventured into music production, philanthropy, and entrepreneurial pursuits.
Maron’s breakthrough role came in 2010 when he started posting Minecraft gameplay videos on his YouTube channel. His videos quickly gained popularity, and by 2012, he had amassed over 1 million subscribers. He has since become one of the most recognizable figures in the Minecraft gaming community, with his channel currently boasting over 10 million subscribers.
One of the milestones in Maron’s career was the release of his hit song “Revenge” in 2011, which was a parody of Usher’s “DJ Got Us Falling in Love Again.” The song went viral and currently has over 240 million views on YouTube. Maron has also collaborated with other artists, such as TryHardNinja, on numerous Minecraft-themed music projects.
Maron has worked with several celebrities throughout his career, including Jimmy Kimmel, who invited him to perform his hit song “Revenge” on his late-night show. He has also collaborated with YouTubers such as PewDiePie, Markiplier, and iHasCupquake.
Maron has also ventured into entrepreneurship, co-founding a gaming company called “XREAL” in 2016, which creates immersive virtual reality experiences for various industries. In 2020, Maron also launched his own energy drink called “J3,” which features his likeness on the can.
In addition to his work in the gaming and music industries, Maron is an advocate for animal welfare. He has also raised over $100,000 for various animal shelters through his merchandise sales.