Marques K. Brownlee - Biography
Last Modified: Aug 27, 2022
|Born on :||December 3, 1993 (age 29)|
|Birth Name /
|Marques Keith Brownlee|
|Birth Place:||Maplewood, New Jersey, USA|
|Father's Name:||Marlon Brownlee|
|Mother's Name:||Jeaniene Brownlee|
Simone Brownlee (sister)
|High School:||Columbia High School|
|University:||Stevens Institute of Technology|
|Height:||1.91 meter (6 feet 3 inch)|
|Weight:||72 kg (158.73 lb)|
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Who is Marques K. Brownlee?
Marques K. Brownlee is very good at technology and his Youtube videos are all technology-focused. At first, his videos were of golf, as he is a golf player himself. Soon he shifted his video theme to hardware and free software reviews.
Gradually, his reviews were on smartphones of different brands such as iPhones and accessories like Bluetooth devices, speakers, headphones, screen guards, etc. His interests have now escalated to cars!
Marques K. Brownlee – Age, Parents, Siblings
Marques K. Brownlee was born on December 3, 1993, in Maplewood, New Jersey, United States. His parents are Marlon Brownlee and Jeaniene Brownlee. He grew up in Maplewood along with his sibling, sister Simone Brownlee.
He attended Columbia High School from which he also graduated. He then earned his bachelor’s degree from Stevens Institute of Technology. Brownlee's major is in Business and Information Technology while his minor is in Information systems and Marketing.
His ethnicity is African-American.
Marques K. Brownlee – Relationship, Girlfriend
K. Brownlee is a very handsome young man and many girls would want to be with him! But does he have a girlfriend?
The answer is no! He is currently single. In fact, he has never been known to date anyone. So either he is single or loves to keep his personal life as private as possible.
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Marques K. Brownlee – Career
Marques K. Brownlee's career on YouTube began when he was only 15 years old. Needless to say, he loved new technologies and gadgets. So at the age of 15, that is on March 21, 2008, he opened his very own YouTube channel ‘MKBHD’, which also happens to be his stage name.
Now, 9 years later, he has over 7 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and is now recognized as the best-tech-based channel on the basis of subscribers and views.
Many people wonder about the abbreviation of the name of his YouTube channel. What does MKBHD stand for? It stands for Marques K. Brownlee High definition. So why the words High definition?
It's cause Brownlee never compromises the quality of his video. All the equipment he uses to record his videos are personally checked by him and his camera has a resolution of 6k!
Apart from being a tech expert, he is also a professional Ultimate Frisbee player. He started to play Frisbee when he was in the 8th grade. After his team ‘New Jersey Hammerheads’ dissolved he started to play for the team called ‘New York Rumble’.
As mentioned earlier, Brownlee also loves to play golf and is a golf player himself.
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Marques K. Brownlee – Achievements
Once his Youtube channel began to rise, Brownlee was featured on several official websites such as ‘The Verge’, ‘Forbes Tech’, ‘HuffPost Tech’, ‘CNET’ and ‘Time Magazine’. In the year 2018, he was the winner of the Shorty Award for Creator of the Decade.
In 2018, he had a chance to interview Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla! Watch the interview below!
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Marques K. Brownlee – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth is known to be around $4 million while his annual salary is about $3 million.
Marques K. Brownlee – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Marques K. Brownlee is active with millions of followers. He also has an official website- mkbhd.com and a YouTube channel with 10.3 million subscribers.
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