Ray William Johnson
August 14, 1981 (42)
Ray William Johnson is an American internet celebrity, actor, and comedian, primarily known for his work on the YouTube series “Equals Three,” which became one of the most subscribed channels on the platform. Johnson’s career has been marked by his influence in the early years of YouTube, leading to his expansion into various forms of media including television and film.
Johnson’s career began with the launch of his YouTube channel in 2009, where he gained rapid popularity for “Equals Three,” a series that provided humorous commentary on viral videos. This success led to his channel becoming the first on YouTube to reach five million subscribers in 2011. Beyond “Equals Three,” Johnson expanded his creative output to include other web series like “Booze Lightyear” and “Comedians On,” and the animated music project “Your Favorite Martian.”
Throughout his career, Ray William Johnson has collaborated with key figures, enhancing his creative reach. Notable partners include RJ Mitte in “Who’s Driving Doug,” Kaja Martin in “Equals Three,” and scriptwriters Mike Gagerman and Andrew Waller for an FX Networks project. His work with Colleen Ballinger and DeStorm Power in DiGiorno ads, and his documentary project with Max Benator and Marc Hustvedt’s Supergravity Pictures, highlight his diverse collaborations.