September 11, 1988 (35)
Evelien Smolders, professionally known as Gab Smolders, is a prominent Dutch gaming YouTuber and Twitch streamer known for her horror game content. With a strong passion for gaming and an impressive fluency in the Japanese language, Gab has become very popular in the online gaming community for her wholesome content.
Gab has played a variety of games on her YouTube channel, but her primary focus is on horror games. She is known for her reaction videos and streams, where she provides insightful commentary on her gameplay and interacts with her audience in real-time. Her unique content has garnered her a significant following, with her YouTube channel boasting over 500,000 subscribers and her Twitch channel having over 100,000 followers.
One of Gab’s most notable accomplishments was when she was invited to host the first-ever Dutch YouTube Gathering in 2013. The event was a huge success, bringing together prominent Dutch YouTubers and their fans from all over the country. Gab’s presence at the gathering helped to solidify her status as one of the most popular gaming YouTubers in the Netherlands.
Gab has also collaborated with several celebrities and influential people in the gaming industry, including Suzy Berhow and Arin Hanson from Game Grumps, Stefanie Joosten from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and TheRPGMinx. She has also worked with fellow YouTubers Sinow, John Wolfe, and MrKravin.
Gab’s gained widespread recognition for her playthrough of the game “P.T.” on her YouTube channel in 2014 is often cited as a significant moment. The game was a teaser for the canceled Silent Hills game and became a sensation in the gaming world. Gab’s video of her playthrough garnered over a million views and helped to establish her as one of the top horror game YouTubers in the world.
Another significant project in Gab’s career was her collaboration with the Dutch television network NPO 3. In 2018, Gab worked with NPO 3 to create a documentary titled “Gab & the Ghosts,” which followed Gab as she explored various haunted locations throughout the Netherlands. The documentary was a huge success, and Gab received widespread praise for her engaging and entertaining presence on camera.