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Joey Graceffa

Joseph Michael "Joey" Graceffa, an American YouTuber, vlogger, actor, author, producer, and singer, was born on May 16, 1991. He currently manages four active YouTube channels with his name on them. His primary channel is devoted to vlogging, while his secondary channel focuses on video games. The fourth is a react channel, while the third is for daily vlogs.


Source: Instagram


He competed on The Amazing Race's 22nd and 24th seasons, appeared in a few short films, and created and hosted Escape the Night, an unscripted, unrehearsed web series that YouTube distributes through its paid-subscription service YouTube Premium. Along with other YouTube stars like Liza Koshy, Shane Dawson, Colleen Ballinger, and Rosanna Pansino, he makes appearances in all four seasons.


At the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, Graceffa was nominated for two prizes. For his performance as Hunter Crowley in Storytellers, he took home the 2014 Streamy Award for "Best Male Actor in a Dramatic Web Series".


Personal Information


NameJoseph Michael "Joey" Graceffa
Profile NameJoey Graceffa
DOB (Age)May 16, 1991 (31 years)
DOJ (YouTube)October 26th, 2009
Total Videos1,849
Schedule/Status5-6 videos per month
Net Worth$12 million
NationalityAmerican
ResidenceLos Angeles, California


Social media statistics


PlatformFollowers/Subscribers
YouTube 9.42 million
YouTube2.85 million
YouTube856k
Twitch131,987
Instagram 6.2 million
TikTok308,700
Twitter3.7 million


Career


Graceffa and his high school friend Brittany Joyal started posting videos to the YouTube channel WinterSpringPro in 2007 when they were both 16 years old. He began uploading videos to his own channel, Joey Graceffa, in 2009. He became a member of the StyleHaul YouTube network in 2013. Graceffa frequently publishes vlogs on his channel.


“18 FOREVER!” is the first video on Graceffa’s channel. Graceffa, in the video, introduces himself on his 18th birthday and shows his cat.


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Graceffa and Meghan Camarena, another well-known YouTuber, participated in The Amazing Race 22 in 2013. The two competed until the tenth leg before losing. Graceffa starred in his own web series, Storytellers, in late 2013 and early 2014. Although Graceffa personally ran the Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that raised the money for the project, there are still reports in 2018 that some project backers have not yet received their benefits or rewards.


Graceffa starred in his own short film, Eon, which was released in 2014. Alongside Joey Pollari, Graceffa starred in Ethereal the same year. Graceffa appeared in various BlackBoxTV short films from 2012 to 2014. In 2013 and 2014, he participated in the Fine Brothers online series MyMusic.


The song “Don’t Wait” by Graceffa and its music video was released on May 16, 2015. With goblins, a witch, and a prince, it is an unusual fantasy fairytale. Graceffa kisses his male co-star Daniel Preda as the video comes to a close while dressed as a prince. On May 18, 2015, Graceffa confirmed he was gay on YouTube and that he was dating Daniel Preda.


With other YouTubers like Shane Dawson, Eva Gutowski, Glozell Green, Oli White, and many more, Graceffa started, starred in, and uploaded the first episode of a YouTube Premium mini-web series called Escape the Night on June 22, 2016. The second season of Graceffa’s YouTube Premium web series Escape the Night premiered on June 22, 2017. The season also stars DeStorm Power, Gabbie Hanna, Jesse Wellens, Liza Koshy, Alex Wassabi, Lauren Riihimaki, and many others. Graceffa revealed on January 6, 2017, that he would appear as an extra in The Space Between Us, a full-length feature film.


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Net Worth


As of July 2022, Graceffa is worth $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Graceffa spent $2.1 million on a home in Sherman Oaks, California, in 2015. In January 2018, he sold that home for $2.5 million. Joey invested $4.5 million in a new custom-built mansion in Encino, California, in January 2019. He launched his "Crystal Wolf" jewelry line of crystal accessories in 2016. The brand has since expanded its product selection to include clothing and cosmetics. These are just a few of the ventures that help Graceffa with his massive net worth.


Personal Life


Joey Graceffa was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts, the son of Debbie O'Connor and Joe Graceffa. He has two siblings: an older sister named Nicole and a younger half-brother with autism named Jett through his mother and his stepfather, Bob. Graceffa struggled with his mother, who turned to alcoholism as a coping mechanism for her personal problems.

In 2009, he received his diploma from Marlborough High School. His initial application to Emerson College was turned down. Graceffa attended Fitchburg State College with the intention of majoring in film, but she dropped out after only a year.


On May 18, 2015, Graceffa declared his homosexuality on YouTube. Graceffa revealed on February 14, 2016, that he and Daniel Preda had been dating since July 2014. After six years of dating, Graceffa and Preda announced their breakup in a YouTube video that was posted to Graceffa's main channel on July 12, 2020.


Other Social Media Presence


Graceffa has an active fan following on several other platforms.


On Twitch, he has 131k followers and streams different games, including GTA 5, Risk, The Quarry and Among Us.


On Instagram, he has 6.2 million followers and 50,888 average likes. He posts selfies, pictures with various influencers, pictures of events he goes to and much more.


On TikTok, he has 308k fans and 3.9 million likes. He makes short comedic sketches on his account.


He has 3.7 million followers on Twitter and gets several likes and retweets.


Content on YouTube


Graceffa posts 5-6 videos per month on his channel. He has a variety of videos on his channel, including vlogs, reaction videos, challenge videos and real-life Among Us.

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This video is an episode in Graceffa’s series called Escape The Night.


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Graceffa plays the chapstick challenge with his then-boyfriend Daniel Preda.


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Graceffa reveals the trailer for the second season of his YouTube series.


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Graceffa attempts the 99 store challenge with Miranda Sings.


Interesting Facts


  1. He gave the name Satsuki to his vehicle in honor of My Neighbor Totoro's main character, Satsuki.
  2. He is allergic to apples.
  3. Graceffa has frequently mentioned how much he adored Spongebob as a child.


FAQs


Q. What disease does Joey Graceffa have?

A. Graceffa claims that he is afflicted with thrush. It is a fungal (yeast) infection that can grow in your mouth, throat and other parts of your body. It is an infection that typically attacks when a person's immune system is compromised.


Q. Is Joey Graceffa married to Daniel Preda?

A. Joey Graceffa and Daniel Preda are not married. In a video titled “We Broke Up”, the duo explained that they had split due to several personal reasons which they had ignored prior to their separation.

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