Baylen Levine is a youthful American social media personality, who is perhaps best known for his YouTube prank and comedy videos.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Baylen Levine was born Ben Dover under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 30 October 2000, in Roswell, Georgia, and is 23 years old as of 2023. His father, Adam Lavine, is a businessman whereas his mother Krystal Johnson Levine is a housewife. Levine shares a close bond with his mother, and recently surprised her with a new white Tesla on Christmas Day. He has a younger brother and sister named Ween and Lilah respectively. He is also seemingly close with his sister and on his 20th birthday, she posted their photo together on Instagram and captioned it with a heartwarming message ‘Happy Birthday Baylen! I can’t believe you’re 20!!!…You bring so much happiness to our family and make the Levine family so much better than anyone ever could. I’m so happy to have you as an elder brother…’ Lilah is also a YouTuber and social media influencer; she is followed by over 150,000 fans on her Instagram account (@lilahlevine).
Levine became interested in various activities when he attended a local elementary school. He played soccer, was a member of the school’s drama club, and also loved dancing.
Levine had a somewhat challenging high school life, revealing in one of his YouTube videos that the only person who believed in him was his Spanish teacher. He dropped out of high school over his YouTube content, which was termed inappropriate by the school’s authorities. In the YouTube video “Why I had to Leave My High School,” he stated that shortly after he was prohibited from filming on the school’s premises, he was summoned to the office of the principal over his channel and given two options: to either delete his channel or to leave the school. Surprisingly he chose the latter option, because he wasn’t ready to give up on his promising YouTube career. He’s revealed that most of his friends who were also involved in the shooting of his videos were suspended from the school.
Hobbies and Interests
Lavine is a huge fan of traveling, and is often seen around Atlanta making his videos. He’s also toured many US states.
He’s keen on working out, and hits the gym several times per week.
He loves photography and usually goes for photoshoots.
Levine is an avid animal lover – his family had a dog named King Pickles which sadly died in 2021 – it lived for 11 years.
The YouTuber is also a big fan of films starring Emma Watson and Brad Pitt, and his favorites are “Mr. and Mrs Smith” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Levine aka Benitez, launched his YouTube channel on 29 December 2017, and uploaded his first video entitled, “Farting on People Prank” on 18 January 2018 – currently, he has over four million subscribers and over 575 million views. His description reads, ‘Arg matey, I’m Baylen Levine. I like to adventure, prank, and have fun. I will always stay true to myself and never become a mature weenie. I’m beyond thankful for you guys, I love you.’
He’s also shared the website of his merchandise and his address on his channel. Some of his most popular videos include “Funniest Videos 2019!” which has over 20 million views, and “Funniest Video 2018!” with around 16 million views as of March 2023.
Lavine often collaborates with the musician and social media influencer Lil Peej, and his cousin Kyle Johnson to create content. He’s also collaborated with the rapper and singer-songwriter, Lil Yachty, and in October 2020, he posted the video “Lil Yachty vs Baylen Levine!” in which they play Yachty’s songs to see who can name them faster. Moreover, he often features the gas station employee, Mr. Khan, in most of his YouTube videos, who is his good friend. He received a silver YouTube Play Button for reaching 100,000 subscribers.
Singing and Acting Career
Levine released the single “VILLY” in 2018, and uploaded it onto YouTube on 13 August. He has also collaborated with Lil Peej to compose the songs “True Colors,” “Going Up,” and “For You,” which have been uploaded onto SoundCloud.
Baylen served as the writer, director, and producer of the comedy TV miniseries “Benitez”, starring alongside Mr. Khan and Noah Canada. The miniseries follows Lavine and his friends as they go on adventures, and prank people in the streets.
Social Media Presence
Baylen is active on TikTok (@baylenlevine) with over five million followers and almost 100 million views – he posts prank videos on his account.
He goes by the username @baylenlevine on Instagram and has 1.6 million followers.
He has a verified Twitter account – King of the Youth – opened in October 2018, that’s followed by over 125,000 fans and supporters. His handle is @baylenlevine. The Georgian YouTuber is also active on Facebook with around 4000 followers.
Levine has an online clothing line – he deals in T-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies, and uses his social media to market his merchandise.
A year I ago I told everyone I’d have this 100k plaque and now it’s in my hands. It’s a dream come true. Being in this position and having kids all around the world look up to me is just such a good feeling. My life is changing but the person I am will never. Thank you all, ily💚 pic.twitter.com/uuPhL6FaDC
— king of the youth (@baylenlevine) May 22, 2019
Levine is rumored to be in a romantic relationship with the social media influencer and YouTuber, Sadie Crowell; Sadie launched her self-titled YouTube channel on 5 April 2018, currently has over 960,000 subscribers, and has attracted over 102 million views. Shes appeared in some of Levine’s videos, such as ‘He Tried to get Me Arrested.” The duo is often seen participating in fun activities, however, they haven’t confirmed or denied their dating rumor. Baylen now lives in Jacksonville, Florida. He’s a Christian.
Levine is good friends with the American YouTuber, Sebastian Benitez aka Super Sebas/Seabass, who is known for his vlogs and Minecraft gaming videos. Levine revealed in a previous interview with VoyageATL that he met the youthful YouTuber, who was born in January 2010, at a YMCA summer camp, where he was working as a counselor. Seabass has revealed that it was Baylen who inspired him to open a YouTube channel – he has over 90,000 subscribers on his self-titled channel, and over 630,000 views.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Lavine is of White ethnicity and has brown eyes and dark brown hair. He weighs approximately 135lbs (61kgs) and is 6ft (1.83m) tall; he wears shoe size 7(US).
Lavine has made a good sum from his YouTube channel and career as an influencer. He also earns from the sale of his merchandise, and is reportedly worth approximately $2 million as of 2023. Recently, he bought a house in Jacksonville, Florida.