El Rubius

About El Rubius

Who is it?: YouTube Celebrity & Social Media Sensation
Birth Day: February 13, 1990
Birth Place: Mijas, Spain, Spanish
Residence: Madrid, Spain
Website: www.elrubius.com
Channel: elrubiusOMG
Years active: 2006–present
Genre: Gaming comedy vlog Let's play
Subscribers: 28 million (16 March 2018)
Total views: 6.3 billion (16 March 2018)
Network: Mixicom
Associated acts: mangelrogel aLexBY11 CheetoSenior
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El Rubius

El Rubius was born on February 13, 1990 in Mijas, Spain, Spanish, is YouTube Celebrity & Social Media Sensation. YouTuber of the Year 2016, Ruben Gundersen, known widely by his pseudonym El Rubius, is the seventh most subscribed to YouTuber, with a mega 22 million subscribers to his channel. His ‘ElRubiusOMG’ channel pertains to gameplays, vlogs, tours, challenges, question-answers and sketch comics. Coupled with his best friend Miguel Angel, thetwo have crossed all borders to garnernot only Spanish viewers but have also grabbed subscribers from all over the world. His channel is the No.1 most subscribed YouTube channel in Spain. Thus, he was crowned the YouTuber of the Year in 2016. He has over 5 billion views for his 669 videos. He is also a sensation on other social accounts, owing to his booming celebrity status on YouTube. On Instagram he has 5 million followers and on Twitter he is breaking all charts with 8 million followers. Well we can’t get enough of this “Net Wiz” who has taken YouTube by storm.
El Rubius is a member of Social Media Stars

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As per our current Database, El Rubius is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).

🎂 El Rubius - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, El Rubius is 34 years, 5 months and 11 days old. El Rubius will celebrate 35rd birthday on a Thursday 13th of February 2025. Below we countdown to El Rubius upcoming birthday.

Popular As El Rubius
Occupation Social Media Stars
Age 34 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 13, 1990 (Mijas, Spain, Spanish)
Birthday February 13
Town/City Mijas, Spain, Spanish
Nationality Spanish

🌙 Zodiac

El Rubius’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

El Rubius was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

Awards and nominations:

On April 21, 2016, El Rubius received the "YouTuber of the Year" award at the 1st Play Awards ceremony celebrated in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain.



Doblas was born in the Spanish town of Mijas in 1990 to a Spanish father and a Norwegian mother. During his childhood he moved many times to Bergen, Norway due to his parents' divorce. He speaks fluent Norwegian, the Bergen dialect specifically, English and Spanish. When he definitively settled in Spain he studied animation and 3D modelling.


El Rubius has two channels: elrubius and ElRubiusOMG. His first channel "elrubius" was created on April 3, 2006. His second channel "elrubiusOMG" was created on December 19, 2011 because he could not become a YouTube partner on his first channel due to a strike.


In 2011, his channel started becoming popular in the Spanish-speaking countries. He gained many subscribers when he posted a gameplay of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. He later published videos of him on the Chatroulette website, which gained him an even larger following.


He became the most subscribed Spanish channel in November 2012, after overtaking the YouTuber Willyrex. In February 2013, he reached 1 million subscribers and two years later, in February 2015, he became the first Spanish YouTuber whose channel reached 10 million subscribers. Therefore, in October 2015, he got the Diamond Play Button at the YouTube 10th Anniversary Party in Madrid.


In 2014, El Rubius published El libro Troll (English: The Troll Book), an interactive book full of challenges. The book reached number one in sales in Spain for eight weeks and was a bestseller at the Madrid Book Fair 2014.


Spanish publishing group Planeta published his first comic entitled ElRubius: Virtual Hero on September 15, 2015. Its second part, whose title is Virtual Hero II: La torre imposible (English: Virtual Hero II: The Impossible Tower), was published in June 2016. The third and last part of the saga was published on April 4, 2017, and it was entitled Virtual Hero III: La máscara del troll (English: Virtual Hero III: Mask of the Troll).


On April 21, 2016, El Rubius received the "YouTuber of the Year" award at the 1st Play Awards ceremony celebrated in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain.


On March 25, 2018 ElrubiusOMG broke Ninja and Drake's record for most concurrent viewers during a Fortnite stream and the record for most concurrent viewers on a YouTube Gaming livestream with 1.1 million people tuning in. The tournament consisted of 99 other Spanish-speaking streamers who all broadcast the game to their own audiences, all together the Battle Royale tournament had over 42M live views.

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