Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, born on October 24, 1989, is a 27 year old Swedish YouTube sensation, whom you may recognize as PewDiePie. Kjellberg created his YouTube channel in late 2010 and published videos of himself playing video games. In July 2012, Kjellberg hit one million subscribers, and this number has been quickly increasing. The PewDiePie channel currently has 53 million subscribers in counting and, as of December 22, 2013, has maintained the title of most subscribed channel on YouTube. Kjellberg has published over 3000 videos over his years on YouTube and has accumulated over 14 billion views for his videos. His popularity could stem from the large population of devoted video game fans, however is most likely because Kjellberg’s passion and love for what he does is evident through his work and devotion to his channel and fans. These quotes by Felix Kjellberg will give you a good idea of what doing what you love looks or sounds like.
Top 10 Felix Kjellberg Quotes:
“Don’t be a salad, be the best damn broccoli you could ever be.” – Felix Kjellberg
“Life is too short to focus on the things you hate. Focus on what you love to do instead.” – Felix Kjellberg
“I just want to entertain; that is my main objective and what comes before everything else.” – Felix Kjellberg
“I’m not out to max my income. I think my viewers would call me on that right away if I did.” – Felix Kjellberg
“It was so much easier to connect with my fans when I was smaller. I could answer every message, and I enjoyed doing that.” – Felix Kjellberg
“It was never like a career that I could just quit college to pursue. It was just something I loved to do.” – Felix Kjellberg
“Whenever I get involved in something, I get extremely engaged. I don’t quit until I reach my goals. Achieving what I want is all I think about.” – Felix Kjellberg
“Dropping the news to my parents that I was skipping my ‘dream education’ at Chalmers to sit at home recording videos while playing video games was not easy.” – Felix Kjellberg
“I’m just so very lucky to be able to do what I do for a living, and giving back is a way for me to express my gratitude. I’m so lucky to be in a position to help people, and that’s appealing to me.” – Felix Kjellberg
“The thing that has made YouTube so successful is that you can relate to the people you’re watching to a much higher degree than to the people you see on TV.” – Felix Kjellberg
Bonus Felix Kjellberg Quote:
“Save the Children is an awesome charity that has helped more than 125 million children around the world, providing everything from school books to food to blankets and shelter.” – Felix Kjellberg
Author: Sarah Pouramn
Sarah Pouramn lives in Toronto and resides in Waterloo when she is attending university. She works with Habitat for Humanity as a builder and as an Executive Events Coordinator and believes that everyone deserves a fair shot at their goals. Sarah also works with The Community Edition, a Waterloo Region newspaper, as the Social Media Editor. Follow Sarah on Twitter @itsmesarahpea and on Instagram @sarahpouramn.