- 1 Who is Daz Games?
- 2 How rich is he, as of now? Daz Games Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
- 4 Career Beginnings on Vine App
- 5 Rise to Fame on YouTube
- 6 Second YouTube Channel
- 7 Other Social Media Platforms
- 8 Career on Film and TV
- 9 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 10 Personal Life and Trivia
Who is Daz Games?
Darren ‘Daz’ Black, better known by his online alias Daz Games, was born on 7 August 1985 under the zodiac sign of Leo, in Hastings, East Sussex, England. He’s a 36-year-old comedy content creator, YouTuber, and social media sensation, who gained fame for filming gaming and reaction videos for his official YouTube channel called Daz Games. Besides that, he’s known as an actor and producer.
How rich is he, as of now? Daz Games Net Worth
As of late-2021, Daz Games’ net worth is estimated at over $2 million, earned through his successful Internet-based career, which includes video monetization, donations, and creating sponsored posts and videos for various companies.
He also has income through the sales of his merchandise line, and has increased his fortune through his involvement in the film industry.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Daz Games spent his early years in his hometown of Hastings, where he was raised by his father, whose name is unknown, but worked as a carpenter, and his mother, Kim Black, a housewife. There’s no information about any siblings. He holds British nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic group, as his mother is South African. He is a Christian. Regarding his education, Daz attended a local high school, and later enrolled in the Hastings College of Arts & Technology, where he completed his studies.
Career Beginnings on Vine App
Daz’s initial success came after he realized that he could use social networks to develop his own career, and created his official account on Vine, a highly popular platform for six-second-length videos, and uploaded numerous comedy sketch videos that earned him a large number of followers, attracting the attention of many people for creating such funny characters as Happy Cloud, Tea Party, and Predator. At the time he was also a construction worker, but quit the job as soon as he hit a million followers on the platform, to pursue his career as a full-time Viner. Once he gained this enormous fan base, he was invited to collaborate with Vine stars such as Stuggy and Leslie Wai among many others, before the app was shut down in 2016.
Rise to Fame on YouTube
Side by side with running his Vine account, Daz started creating videos related to video games, so launched his official YouTube channel under the name ‘Daz Games’ on 31 December 2013, while his debut video entitled “Welcome to Daz Games! Killzone start up!”, was released two days later. He initially uploaded gameplay videos of such games as “Killzone”, “Minecraft”, “Grand Theft Auto V”, and “Outlast”, to name a few, later expanding his content by filming reaction videos, in which he reacts to various things – a series of these videos is entitled “Daz Watches…”.
He also started producing challenge videos, such as Try Not To Laugh, Clickbait, and Would You Rather, as well as vlogs, unboxing, comedy sketches, parody videos, and others. So far, he’s amassed over seven million subscribers, while his videos have been viewed more than 1.8 billion times. Some of his most popular videos include “Daz Watches Girl Who Wants To Kill Her Siblings”, “Daz Watches Worst X Factor Auditions”, and “Daz Watches Worst Bullying Film Ever”, to name a few.
Second YouTube Channel
Apart from his main YouTube channel, Daz is also active on his second channel called ‘Daz Black’, which he created on 23 November 2007.
He uses this channel to upload sketches and other funny videos, and has garnered more than a million subscribers and nearly 85 million views in total. Some of the most popular videos on this channel are “”We Are from Microsoft” How I deal With Scam Calls”, “Billy Has Problems”, and “Billy Has A Girlfriend”, among many others.
Other Social Media Platforms
In addition to his career on YouTube, Daz expanded his influence across social media platforms, which he uses to promote his YouTube videos and other projects. He’s active on Instagram under the username ‘daz_black’, on which he has nearly 780,000 followers.
He also runs his official Twitter account under the same nickname ‘@daz_black’ with more than 400,000 followers, and is also active on the highly popular TikTok platform, on which he goes by the same username, and has over 6.3 million followers and 75 million likes. Most recently, he launched his own line of merchandise that includes such items as jackets, hoodies, jumpers, t-shirts, water bottles, and tea sets.
Career on Film and TV
Besides his Internet-based career, Daz pursues a second career in the film industry, making his feature film debut as a bus passenger in the 2015 biographical sports film “Eddie The Eagle”, directed by Dexter Fletcher.
It was followed by his appearance in a small role in the 2016 drama film “Brotherhood”, alongside Noel Clarke, then two years later, he starred as the young Ben Lyk in the comedy thriller film “Kill Ben Lyk”, after which he portrayed Mitch in the 2020 comedy film “Lockdown Kings”, opposite Huw Samuel.
Most recently, he featured as Harry in the comedy film “Cherry Pickers” (2021), for which he also served as a producer. Furthermore, he’s guest-starred in such TV series as “Sidemen”, “Lucid Nonsense”, and “Drifters”. Speaking about his upcoming projects, it’s announced that he will provide the voice of Tristan Clarke in the video game “Faceless”.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Daz Games has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.83m), while his weight is around 250lbs (113kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.
Personal Life and Trivia
Daz Games was married to a woman named Kate, but little is known about their romance, except that the couple shares daughter named Sarah Blackmore. He announced their break-up on Twitter in January 2018, but they remain on good terms and share custody of their daughter. He then became romantically involved with British singer Soheila Clifford in 2019, but after dating for almost a year, the couple called it quits around May 2020.
He is single at the moment. His residence is still in his hometown.
In his spare time, Daz enjoys playing guitar.
He refers to his fans as Dazzlers.