Who is Simon Whistler?
Simon Whistler was born in London, England, on 15 May 1987 – his zodiac sign is Taurus, and he holds British nationality. He’s a YouTuber and a social media star, who’s perhaps known best for his YouTube channel “TopTenz”, which he launched on 3 February 2010; it’s today subscribed to by close to two million people, and numbers over 600 million views of all his videos combined. Most of the channel’s videos are in the ‘Top 10 [something]’ format.
Early life and education
Simon was raised in England by his parents, about whom nothing’s known, as he respects their privacy; it’s said that his father was a businessman, and that his mother was a history teacher. He hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, which is why most people believe him to be an only child.
He attended a local high school in London, and was interested in numerous activities during his four years there, including playing soccer (the most popular sport in England), basketball and table tennis, while he was also into acting with the school’s drama club. Simon matriculated in 2005, and although he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s said that he attended college, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2009.
Simon then travelled around the world, documenting these travels and uploading videos onto his YouTube channel; he eventually settled in Prague, Czech Republic, where he’s living today.
Most popular YouTube videos
Simon is mostly known for having great knowledge about the items featured in his videos, also for his video editing skills.
We’re going to mention three of his most popular videos, which have helped him attract many subscribers.
His #1 video “Top 10 Horrifying Facts about the ROMAN LEGIONS” has been watched over 10 million times since 6 December 2016, and features Simon talking about scary facts concerning the Roman legions, including their training routines, and their way of life.
His second most popular video “Top 10 Reasons Bruce Lee May Have Been Superhuman” has been watched over eight million times since 11 March 2014, and features Simon speaking on less known facts about Bruce Lee.
His third most watched video “Top 10 TERRIFYING Facts About MAORI WARRIORS” has been watched over five million times since 8 November 2016, and features him talking about Maori warriors.
Second YouTube channel
His second YouTube channel – “Today I Found Out” – was launched on 14 October 2011, and is today subscribed to by close to three million people, and numbers over 500 million views of all his videos combined. It features Simon talking about the interesting things which he has discovered, and we’re going to mention the channel’s three most popular videos.
His #1 video “What’s Actually Supposed to Happen When You Land on Free Parking?” has been watched close to 10 million times since 13 December 2016, and features him talking about the board game “Monopoly”.
His second most popular video “What Are Those Nasty White Chunks in Your Throat?” has been watched over seven million times since 24 August 2016; the title’s self-explanatory.
His third most watched video – “Why Michael Jackson’s Skin Turned White as He Got Older” – has been viewed over seven million times since 4 August 2016, and again the title’s self-explanatory.
Third YouTube channel
Simon launched his third YouTube channel “VisualPolitik” on 22 January 2017, and has since attracted more than a million subscribers, and amassed over 100 million views of all his videos combined, which are mostly related to politics on this channel, and we’re going to mention three most popular amongst these.
His #1 video “Why is QATAR the RICHEST Country on EARTH? – VisualPolitik EN” has been watched close to five million times since 25 September 2017, and on which Simon enlightens viewers about the country Qatar.
His second most popular video “Why is the ISRAELI ARMY so POWERFUL? – VisualPolitik EN” has been viewed over 3.5 million times since 16 December 2017, and features Simon revealing info on the Israeli defence force.
His third most watched video “Crisis in Dubai? – VisualPolitik EN” has been viewed close to two million times since 10 January 2019, on which Simon talks about Dubai.
Other YouTube channels
Simon launched his fourth YouTube channel “Biographics” on 12 May 2017, and it’s today subscribed to by close to two million people; he launched his fifth YouTube channel on the same day, entitled “Geographics”, and it’s now subscribed to by nearly a million people.
His sixth YouTube channel “Highlight History” was launched on 18 September 2018, and numbers close to 200,000 subscribers; Simon launched his following YouTube channel “Business Blaze” on 31 May 2019, and it’s today subscribed to by close to 300,000 people.
He has two more YouTube channels: “Megaprojects” was launched on 25 March 2020, and today numbers close to 700,000 subscribers, while “Sideprojects” appeared on 21 August 2020, and today numbers close to 400,000 subscribers.
Simon is quite active on Instagram, and is today followed by close to 20,000 people, while he’s uploaded nearly 100 pictures onto the network; mostly taken during his everyday life.
He launched his Twitter account in February 2017, and has since amassed close to 50,000 followers, while he’s tweeted nearly 15,000 times, mostly promoting his YouTube channels.
He has a Facebook profile too, but it seems that Simon’s using it just to keep in touch with his closest friends and family members.
Love life and wife
Simon prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but has still allowed his fans to have a glimpse into it.
He’s today a married man, and his wife can be seen featured in a couple of his Instagram pictures, however, Simon hasn’t revealed her name, nor anything else about her. It’s believed that the two met while they were both travelling around Sri Lanka, and that she’s Czech, which is why Simon is today living there. They haven’t shared the date of their wedding, but most of Simon’s fans believe that it was either in 2011 or 2012.
Simon and his wife have a daughter together, about whom nothing’s known, as they prefer to keep her away from media.
As of November 2021, Simon’s a married man, and has a daughter.
Hobbies and other interests
Simon likes to drink alcohol, and his favorite is beer.
He’s a huge lover of animals, and his Instagram account is filled with pictures of various animals; Simon also seems to be fascinated by butterflies.
He likes to draw in his spare time, and pictures of some of his works can be found uploaded onto his Instagram account.
Simon is still into travelling, and traveled with his wife before their daughter was born; he also enjoys tasting various cuisines as he goes along, and his favorite is spicy Indian food.
He enjoys watching movies late at night, and his favorite actor and actress are Bruce Willis and Helena Bonham Carter, while a couple of his favorite films include “The Fifth Element”, “Fight Club” and “Pulp Fiction”.
Simon likes to listen to music, and a couple of his favorite bands are The Beatles, The Lumineers and Fleetwood Mac.
Age, height and net worth
Simon’s age is 34. He is bald and has brown eyes, his height is 6ft 5ins (1.95m) and he weighs around 190lbs (85kgs).
As of November 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $4 million.