CaptainSauce, also known as Cap or Sauce, is a Canadian internet personality and gamer from Newfoundland, Canada. He is known for his improvised, comedic commentary on various indie games. He is also recognized for having a superhero avatar, also the mascot of his channel, which is a humanoid with a tomato head wearing a green and yellow superhero get-up, sporting a red “S” at the center.
Though he joined YouTube in November 2014, he posted his first video in 2015. Between those months, he spent time learning how to make gaming videos. Thereafter, he started posting his signature style of videos on YouTube, making gaming content largely on indie video games.
Over the years, he has expanded his gameplay to more mainstream games like The Sims 4 and Life Is Strange. He is also known for his various in-game series, catchphrases and fictional characters that he creates for the gameplay. As of 2023, he has 2.6 million subscribers on YouTube. He is famously anonymous, as his real name has not been revealed to the public by him or other sources.
Sauce opened his YouTube channel on November 7, 2014. However, between the opening month and the month of his first video in 2015, he spent time learning how to edit videos, and also how to sync video with audio. While his focus initially was on one-shot indie games and long sequential series, he expanded his channel’s content to focus on more mainstream games and also improvised comedic commentary, which made his channel even more popular.
Some of his first videos were gameplays of survival games like Stranded Deep, Subnautica, The Forest, Ark: Survival Evolved, and Conan Exiles. He eventually stopped making videos on these games as he found that the work required to produce quality videos for these games was too demanding and tough.
Captain Sauce’s first attempt at survival games was Stranded Deep.
He also has made content based on flash games, which feature as part of his videos. Some of them include The Visitor, Riddle School, Jacksmith, and Insaniquarium. He has played mobile games on the channel as well, such as Battle Cats, Hidden My Game By Mom, Burrito Bison, Brain Out, and Life is a Game. He continues to make mobile game-related content, using an emulator for ease of making gameplays.
He also did a miniseries called Mobile Rip-Offs, where he would download rip-off versions of famous games and play them. Another popular mobile game miniseries of his is 3 Random Games, in which he downloads 3 random games and plays them. Most of the 3 random game videos follow a theme like Siren Head or dating sharks.
Some of his most popular PC game series are Hello Neighbor, Kindergarten 1+2, and The Sims 4. Cap mainly focuses on indie PC games such as Totally Accurate Battle Simulator (TABS), Paint the Town Red, Deer Simulator, Barn Finders, Fireworks Mania, Draw A Stickman Epic, Kill It With Fire, Raft, and The Henry Stickmin series.
He has also expanded his channel’s content to include VR gaming, and made multi-video series of games like Gorn, Job Simulator, Vacation Simulator, Please Don't Touch Anything, Budget Cuts 1 and 2, Virtual Reality, Floor Plan, Superhot and I Expect You To Die. Although his channel experienced a massive amount of growth due to these games, he eventually had to take a hiatus from making these kinds of gameplays, due to an eye condition and back problems. This video propelled him into popularity was this video, which is one of his earliest videos on VR gaming:
His most popular gaming series on the channel is called ‘The Life of Kevin’ which is a fictionalized series taking place in The Sims 4. He uses fictional characters to help through his gameplays. Some of them include Kevin Sauce, Emma Jagr, Tomato “Tom”/“Tommy” Sauce, Apple Sauce, Barbie Q. Sauce, Taco Sauce, Amy Willow, Evie Hunter, Luc Beaux, Holly Znipplez, April Ether and Orion Beaux. These are to name just a few, and there are many other characters. As of 2023, his channel has 2.6 million subscribers.
As of 2023, CaptainSauce’s net worth is touted to be $4.26 million, though it could be as high as $5.97 million, according to Net Worth Spot. His yearly salary from all his income sources like YouTube and his merchandise is supposedly between $1.07 million to $1.92 million a year, given his channel has about 592k views every day.
He has only one main channel called “CaptainSauce”, from which his monthly income is estimated to be between $4.6K - $73.8K, and his yearly income is slated to be between $55.3K - $885.1K. He also has a merchandise line called “CaptainSauce Merch” where he sells collectibles and figurines of his original fictional characters, as well as apparel featuring these characters.
CaptainSauce currently resides in his hometown of Newfoundland, Canada. He is dating his partner of 12 years, professional photographer Chelsea Lawrence.
CaptainSauce’s content on YouTube mainly revolves around gameplays of both mainstream and mostly indie games, with improvised comedic commentary and the occasional inclusion of his fictional characters. He also does several fictionalized series with his fictional characters, some of which have received critical and popular acclaim. Here are some of his top videos on YouTube:
This is where he plays Meteor 60 Seconds, a game where a person has exactly one minute to do just about anything before the world ends.
In this video, he plays Kindergarten 2, and does the gameplay in the form of a fictional story of two janitors.
In this video, he plays ‘Murder: To Kill Or Not To Kill’ where he ‘kills’ the king and ‘steals’ his wife.
In this video, he plays a game where he can become rich……by growing money on actual trees.
Whenever Cap does something funny in a game, he starts laughing hysterically or cries.
He compares the size of objects in the games to the size of a golden retriever dog.
When he loses in a game or gets betrayed, he says that he has been “Judas’ed”.
It was rumored that his real name is “Greg O’Brien” but this was confirmed to be false by Google in their “People Also Asked” section.
He has a dog named Zeke.
He loves collecting comic books, mainly from Marvel Comics.