- 1 Who is Domics?
- 2 How rich is he, as of now? Domics Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Fame on YouTube
- 6 Second YouTube Channel
- 7 Other Social Media Platforms and Café
- 8 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 9 Personal Life and Trivia
Who is Domics?
Dominic ‘Dom’ Panganiban, better known by his online alias Domics, was born on 27 September 1990 under the zodiac sign of Libra, in Manila, Philippines. He is a 31-year-old now Canadian animator, cartoonist, and social media personality, who became famous for creating story-time animations for his official YouTube channel.
How rich is he, as of now? Domics Net Worth
As of late 2021, Domics’ net worth is estimated at over $3 million, earned through his successful Internet-based career, which includes video monetization, donations, and creating sponsored posts and videos for various companies. He’s also increased his wealth through other business endeavors.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Domics tends to keep most of the details about his early life away from the eye of the public, so little is known about his parents. Nonetheless, it’s known that he spent part of his childhood in Saudi Arabia where his father worked as an accountant. He has an elder sister and a younger sister, but their names aren’t disclosed. In 1997, the family moved to Canada and settled down in Hamilton, Ontario, where they lived for a year, after which they lived in Mississauga, Ontario. They also lived in the United States before they returned to Toronto.
He holds both Filipino and Canadian nationalities and belongs to a mixed ethnic group, being of part East/Southeast Asian and part Polynesian ancestry. Regarding his education, Domics attended International Philippine School in Al Khobar, and also went to St. Barbara High School and Freedom High School. He then obtained his degree in Architectural Science from Ryerson University in Toronto in 2012.
Dominic has always been interested in sketching and comics, and developed his artistic skills as a teenager under the influence of anime he watched. In July 2010, he began creating web comics and sharing them on his own blog on Tumblr.
He then chose to name himself Domics, which is the combination of his name ‘Dominic’ and the word ‘comics’. Once he gained moderate success on the platform, he took a step further and became active on YouTube, by which time he’d amassed more than 100,000 followers on Tumblr.
Rise to Fame on YouTube
Domics launched his official YouTube channel ‘Domics’ on 11 August 2012. He immediately started creating animated storytelling videos, and uploaded his debut video entitled “Domics: Rural”, two days later. The video quickly gained popularity and attracted a lot of people to subscribe to his channel.
He continued to create similar videos in which he illustrates certain aspects of his life, and thanks to his unique storytelling style, his YouTube channel quickly became one of the most popular “draw my life” channels in the category. By March 2015 he’d hit his first million subscribers, and as of late-2021, he’s garnered more than 7.4 million subscribers on the channel ,and over 1.1 billion views in total. Some of the most popular videos that have been viewed more than 20 million times include “Crushes”, “Butts”, and “Buying Used Things”, to name a few. Moreover, he’s also collaborated with several famous YouTubers, including Jack Douglass among others, and his videos have been featured on such websites as CBS News’ website, the Malay Mail Online, and NewNowNext.
He’s also worked for a YouTube network called Fullscreen, as well as a multi-channel YouTube network known as Channel Frederator Network.
Second YouTube Channel
Apart from running his main YouTube channel, Domics has another called ‘DUMBics’, on which he shared some ‘dumb’ videos. The channel was launched on 27 May 2013, and although now inactive, had more than 32,000 subscribers with over 820,000 views in total. Some of his most popular videos included “[Stepmania] DAAAAMN, DANIEL (Bombs Away Remix)”, “pen spin”, and “Nala of the Day”, among others.
Other Social Media Platforms and Café
In addition to his career on Tumblr and YouTube, Domics expanded his influence across other social media platforms, which he uses to promote his videos and other projects. He has almost 75,000 followers on the streaming platform Twitch, on which he streams video games under the name ‘DOMICS’. He also runs his official Instagram account with almost 700,000 subscribers, as well as his official Twitter account with more than 510,000 followers, both under the same nickname ‘OmNomDomz’. He also runs his own Facebook page with nearly 290,000 followers, and has his own website on which he uploads his works.
Besides that, he was the owner of a gaming café located in Mississauga, known as Domics’ CG! Gaming Café from 2018 until it was shut down in 2021.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Domics has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 3ins (1.60m), while his weight is around 132lbs (60kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.
Personal Life and Trivia
Domics was previously in a relationship with YouTube star K1tana.
Following their split, he became romantically involved with a girl known as Chikarabbit in mid-2016, who’s a cosplay artist by profession; the couple is still going strongly. His current residence is in Mississauga.
His middle name means ‘foolish’, while his last name means ‘danger’ in Tagalog. He has a fear of being forgotten.
He is an avid animal lover, and has a dog named Nala, a cat named Nico, and a hedgehog named Nergi, all of which have their own Instagram accounts.
He once was a part of Hyun’s Dojo Community.
He has trained in break dancing and taekwondo, and nowadays enjoys rock climbing in his spare time.