Who is CaptainSparklez? – Tube Chum Fan Guide

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Name: Jordan Maron

Born: 10/02/1992

YouTube Style: Gaming, Vlogging, Music, Animation

Official Website: www.youtube.com/captainsparklez


Social Media

Twitter: @CaptainSparklez


Instagram: www.instgram.com/jordanmaron



Jordan Maron, better known as CaptainSparklez, first launched his YouTube channel around five years ago, with his first video uploaded in July 2010.

Many of Jordan’s earlier videos were focused on Call of Duty gameplay, but it wasn’t long until the entertainer’s attention switched to Minecraft.

One of CaptainSparklez earliest videos, ‘Minecraft: The Apocalypse’, has over 3 million views and shows the YouTuber setting off hundreds of TNT blocks to see the resulting destruction.

Jordan’s Minecraft content varies from Let’s Plays to SkyBlock challenges and Survival Games. He also occasionally plays other titles such as Garry’s Mod and Rockstar’s GTAV.

The most popular content on the CaptainSparklez channel are Jordan’s Minecraft-related music video. Fallen Kingdom, a Minecraft parody song, has over 90 million views and is one of the most watched Minecraft videos on YouTube. The song, based on Viva La Vida by Coldplay, was written and directed by CaptainSparklez and sung by TryhardNinja.

Previously, the most viewed video on the CaptainSparklez channel was Revenge, a Minecraft parody song sung to the tune of Usher’s ‘DJ Got Us Falling In Love Again’. The video had over 100 million views, however in April 2015 the video was made private along with another Minecraft song called TNT.

CaptainSparklez’ YouTube channel has over eight million subscribers, making it the 38th most subscribed channel on YouTube (as of July 2015).


Popular Uploads (As of March 2015)

1) “Fallen Kingdom” – A Minecraft Parody of Coldplay’s Viva la Vida (Music Video)

2) “Take Back the Night” – A Minecraft Original Music Video

3) “Minecraft Style” – A Parody of PSY’s Gangnam Style (Music Video)


We Recommend

Part one of Minecraft: Hunger Games Survival w/ CaptainSparklez & Friends has over 10 million views and is a great introduction to the Hunger Games-inspired Minecraft mini-game.

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Daniel Mackrell

Co-editor at Tube Chum
Journalist. Former Winchester Student. Chelsea fan. @WINOL Alumnus. Co-editor, @TubeChum.