- 1 Who is Garrett Watts?
- 2 Garrett Watts Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education
- 3 Career Beginnings
- 4 Rise to Prominence
- 5 Relationship with Shane Dawson
- 6 2019 Hiatus
- 7 Recent Endeavors
- 8 Garrett Watts Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance
- 9 Garrett Watts Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Gay
- 10 Garrett Watts News, Facts
Who is Garrett Watts?
Garrett Watts has been rendered as one of the most unpredictable YouTubers out there; he often leaves YouTube for a while, then returns and uploads videos, before disappearing again. He has earned fame thanks to his quirky character. and his friendship and later romance with the popular YouTuber, Shane Dawson.
Garrett Watts Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education
Garrett Watts was born on the 15th June 1989, in Memphis, Tennessee USA; he hasn’t revealed the names of his parents, but has said that he has a brother, whose name is Andrew.
Although born in Memphis, he went to Stapley Junior High School in Mesa, Arizona, then to a community college, but eventually young Garrett moved to California, where he enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, to study filmmaking. Interested in camera and video from an early age, he didn’t start his YouTube career until 2012, but it wasn’t until 2016 that he really became focused on making a name for himself on YouTube.
The first few of his videos didn’t even feature himself, but a woman named Coco. The first video that featured himself was uploaded in March 2014, but also his then-girlfriend Colleen Evanson. However, it was in June of 2016 that he made an official introduction video, and from that day on he has uploading as regularly as he could. Garrett began uploading funny videos which soon garnered him the attention he sought. He created a series of videos under the title “Will It Combo”, in which he would combine salty and sweet food, such as Ice Cream and Nachos.
Rise to Prominence
Garrett’s popularity on YouTube was increasing, and at the time had already become good friends with YouTube star, Shane Dawson, and started appearing in Shane’s videos, which further boosted his fame. Garrett was quickly attracting new followers, but it was also his crazy and funny videos that drew the public’s attention in the first place. Garrett now has over three million fans on his YouTube channel, and has accumulated over 115 million views of his videos. His most popular video is a tour inside a tiny house, which had his fans laughing out loud, like many other videos.
He also tried to do a Jeffree Star make-up tutorial, and with his problems as a hoarder, he tried to deal with the help of his friends. He has a ton of other funny and interesting videos that have only helped him achieve the stardom he enjoys today.
Relationship with Shane Dawson
The two YouTube stars met through Tinder; he stumbled upon his profile in 2016, and after a few messages between them, the bromance was born. They started hanging out, and it was Shane who was the driving force behind Garrett’s YouTube start.
Garrett began appearing in Shane’s videos, and after a while got the attention of Shane’s followers. His friendship turned into a romance, which lasted for about a year before they broke up. Despite the breakup, he and Shane have remained good friends, and though they don’t hang out as much as before, their friendship is still solid, though some rumors insist that they are no longer friends.
For the better part of 2019, Garrett was inactive on YouTube, so fans started worrying about him, where he is and what is going on.
Although he had disappeared a couple of times before from the social media platforms, never for so long. However, after four months Garrett announced that a death had occurred in the family, and that this was keeping him out of YouTube. Actually his uncle had passed away from stage four pancreatic cancer.
It looks like Garrett has disappeared once again; his latest video was uploaded in March 2020, which featured Garrett trying to create a rap song in just 24 hours with the help of his friends. All of his fans are now calling him to return to making videos, but for now, Garrett is staying away from all the buzz.
… a possession I own to-this-day and will love and protect until the day I die. pic.twitter.com/JoEzot7sm1
— Garrett Watts (@Garrett_Watts) May 18, 2020
Garrett Watts Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance
Garrett is now a YouTube star, and his wealth has increased according to his success on the video-sharing platform. Sources have estimated Garrett’s net worth to be around $800,000 as of mid- 2020. In addition to YouTube, his wealth has also increased thanks to sponsorship deals he’s signed over the years, including with Audible, and 5Star Energy drink, among others.
Garrett is known for his height, standing at 6ft 4ins (1.94m) tall, while he weighs approximately 185lbs ~ 84kgs. He has light brown hair and blue eyes.
Garrett Watts Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Gay
Garrett is openly gay, though in the past he has uploaded a couple of videos with his now ex-girlfriend, Colleen Evanson. However, as he got older, he discovered his true nature, and since his relationship with Shane Dawson has dated only guys. However, he hasn’t shared details about his relationship status, though fans believe that he is in a relationship with Andrew Siwicki, and that the two even live together.
Garrett Watts News, Facts
As he has been missing from YouTube, many fans are questioning his whereabouts. Well, he did an interview with Insider in which he talked about what he is currently doing, and where he lives, while also looking at his career and life in retrospect.
Garrett is a huge Harry Potter fan; he has 13 wands at home and wears round glasses just like the main character of the books and films. His infatuation with “Harry Potters” got him suspended from junior high school, as he was making a wand during woodworks class, which his teacher thought was a weapon.