YouTubers Who Quit What They Were Most Famous For

SamanthaRosie
This list is about YouTubers who quit the things they were most famous for. Like for example a character or series or anything that made them famous. This list doesn’t rely on how many subscribers they have/had but the things that made them gain their subscribers & overall made them famous.

The Top Ten

1 Joji Miller - Filthy Frank

Best known for his character Filthy Frank, he had ~6.61 million subscribers & over the years his character traits made him best known. He was the anti-vlogger & it was a unique story for YouTube entertainment. Eventually he decided to quit his channel after suffering a neurological condition that gave him seizures & at the same time he decided to move onto being a rapper. - SamanthaRosie

2 Lucas Cruikshank - Fred

Lucas was known most for creating Fred Figglehorn & became the 1st to get over 1 million subscribers on YouTube. For the last ~7.8 years he created episodes as Fred who was hyperactive & had anger issues dealing with messed up parents & a messed up life. Eventually on August 20th, 2014, he decided to quit Fred & eventually sold his channel to kids who eventually left as well, therefore selling his fame to rock bottom. - SamanthaRosie

3 Smosh - Anthony Padilla

I miss him. Smosh used to be elite with Anthony Padilla. When he left, Smosh became a train wreck. Now, it's just pointless Every "Insert something" Ever videos. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

Smosh have one of the most famous channels, past 24 million subscribers single & ~43.8 million combining all their channels together. Smosh were known for having the lead member Anthony Padilla. Eventually after ~12 years Anthony decided to leave, putting their channel downhill so they don’t make good videos anymore. A huge era of goodness put to a sudden end after ~12 years. - SamanthaRosie

4 Zoe Sugg - Zoella YouTube Channel

Zoe Sugg was known most famously for her Zoella channel, which gained nearly 12 million subscribers in more than a decade & she became the queen of YouTube in the U.K. & the U.K.’s greatest beauty YouTuber. Eventually she quit it without telling anyone beforehand & moved onto to a smaller channel which has only ~4.85 million subscribers. - SamanthaRosie

5 Machinima - YouTube

They had YouTube channel that relied on gaming & lasted for many years until 2019 where they left it dark & quit. They had ~12 million subscribers for their work. - SamanthaRosie

6 Charles Trippy - Daily Vlogging

The king of daily vlogging, Charles Trippy was known for making the highest number of daily vlogs. That means he vlogged every day without missing a day for the longest time. He made a whopping 3,653 vlogs every single day for the last 10 years. Eventually he decided to quit daily vlogging, putting a huge era & the main thing that made him famous to an end. - SamanthaRosie

7 Casey Neistat - Daily Vlogging

Casey was known best for his daily vlogging & done in a 1 of a kind way unlike anyone else. He made daily vlogs that impressed even big budget movie crew & went from being a typical amateur vlogger into a professional magical vlogging. Eventually in 2016 he decided to quit daily vlogging, shocking the world, until making a return on 2017 before leaving his hometown New York City after ~18 years & eventually spreading his vlogs apart. An important era come to an end & he will never be replaced. - SamanthaRosie

8 Bart Baker - Parodies

Bart Baker was the king of parodies & made parodies of many popular songs from singers. Singers from the past to present generation of music. Eventually in September 6th, 2019 he quit YouTube after reaching ~10.1 million subscribers to pursue his career as a Chinese music artist after gaining more fame than Justin Bieber did in China in the last 6 months. - SamanthaRosie

9 Adam Dahlberg - SkyDoesMinecraft

He was known for his YouTube channel SkyDoesMinecraft & gained ~10.57 million subscribers from his Minecraft videos. He spent years making them & eventually decided to move on from it, putting his most famous work to an end. - SamanthaRosie

10 SevenSuperGirls - YouTube

They were around for ~11 years & known for their out of control antics & sasys behavior. They had the humor of family vlogs & has the potential of being amongst the best family vloggers of all time, until their father sexually harassed & eventually decided to delete their channel. With ~9.5 million subscribers, it’s the biggest YouTube channel to be permanently deleted. - SamanthaRosie

The Contenders

11 Coyote Peterson - Bite/Sting Episodes

Coyote Peterson was not only famous for his channel Brave Wilderness, but especially his videos centered on getting bitten & stung by creatures, including alligators, turtles, ants, wasps, bees, centipedes, etc. He became viral especially after getting stung by harvester ants, a giant velvet ant (an ant-looking ground wasp), a tarantula hawk & bullet ant (which lives up to its name). It was dedicated to Justin O. Schmidt, the man of 1,000 stings. His worst bite was from a giant desert centipede & the only one where he sought medical attention & his worst sting he claimed was from an executioner wasp, which he claimed FAR more painful than that of a bullet ant or Japanese giant hornet (which he also claimed worse than a bullet ant for pain). With his bite/sting episodes he gained ~14.5 million subscribers to this day & 10M in just ~23 months, slightly faster than Liza Koshy, making Brave Wilderness one of the fastest growing channels on YouTube. The closest the Internet & YouTube's ...more - SamanthaRosie

12 PewDiePie - Gameplays

PewDiePie was known for gaming & his channel relied on gaming. Eventually he dediced to quit gaming with gameplays & despite that it still grew & eventually he became the 1st individual YouTuber to pass 100 million subscribers, though that was after #Music & T-Series passed 100M. - SamanthaRosie

13 Dan & Phil - Usernames & Gaming

Dan & Phil gained fame for many reasons. Aside from starting YouTube they were especially known for having really cool channel usernames. DanIsNotOnFire & AmazingPhil. For 8 years Dan Howell's username was DanIsNotOnFire on YouTube until he decided he quit it & Phil Lester is Phil Lester. Furthermore they left their gaming channel & went on an indefinite hiatus, meaning never knowing when they'll come back on it. Yet it's rumored they may never use it again, so in that case it's mentioned here. - SamanthaRosie

14 Logan Paul - Daily Vlogging

Logan Paul gained fame for daily vlogging & eventually gained millions of subscribers from it & at 1 time gained 10 million plus in 333 days, making his channel the fastest to gain 10M+ subs on YouTube until PewDiePie & T-Series (which got more than 45M in the same rate). He made monumental history for having one of the fastest growing YouTube channels but unfortunately filmed a dead body in a Japanese forest, made fun of it & posted it, leading to a historic scandal & later on he decided he quit daily vlogging, putting the seed of his YouTube fame to an end. Good thing he's forgotten now even after making epic YouTube history. - SamanthaRosie

15 Charlie McDonnell - YouTube

Known for his YouTube channel charlieissocoollike was a vlogger & one of the most beloved, yet clean & detailed. Eventually he decided to quit YouTube to move onto screenwriting. He had ~2.22 million subscribers. - SamanthaRosie

16 Keonde Quarterman - YouTube & Parodies

Keonde was known for parodies & posted them on YouTube over the last 3 years & after reaching 1,380+ subscribers, he decided to quit due to hate along with not getting enough likes or comments. A sudden departure on November 7th, 2019. - SamanthaRosie

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1. Joji Miller - Filthy Frank
2. Lucas Cruikshank - Fred
3. Smosh - Anthony Padilla
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