Beasty is an American social media star, best known for his YouTube channel of the same name, which has amassed a fanbase of more than 600k subscribers. The content on the channel was almost solely dedicated to his passion for video games with occasional vlogs and life or channel updates. The video games he has played include Raft, Ravenfield, Fortnite Battle Royale, Call of Duty Black Ops 4, Forza Horizon 4, Thief Simulator, Grand Theft Auto V, Overwatch, Far Cry 5, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Dude, Stop, Jurassic World Evolution, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Hitman, We Happy Few, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Red Dead Redemption 2, Days Gone, and many others. Beasty is also active on his 2nd channel, titled “More Beasty” which has amassed an audience of more than 800k subscribers and more than 110 million views.
He dedicated that channel to in his words, “reacting to cringy content” that he discovered or his fanbase sent him, as well creating satirical content of his own. He also commented on various reality-TV shows, web series, or content created by other social media stars on or off the platform. Beasty used to have a 3rd YouTube channel, “Beasty Reacts” which had amassed more than 1 million subscribers in late December 2018. However, after YouTube demonetized most of his videos in late 2018, Beasty changed the names of his “Beasty Games” channel to “Beasty” and started posting reactions occasionally on his “More Beasty” channel to cater to their rules and pronounced the 3rd channel “dead.”
Miami, Florida, United States
Beasty self-manages his career.
Light stubble beard
Beasty has endorsed brands such as AcoustiMac.
Best Known For
- His 2 YouTube channels, “Beasty” with more than 600k subscribers, dedicated to his passion for playing video games, as well as “More Beasty” with more than 800k subscribers, where he uploads reactions, commentary, and vlogs
- His social media fanbase of more than 100k followers on Instagram and Twitter
First Web Show
Beasty made his first web show appearance as ‘Himself’ in an episode titled Random DayZ Bullsh*ttery: Part 3 of the comedy series Random Bullsh*ttery in September 2013.
Beasty Favorite Things
- Drinks – Kool-Aid Jammers, Dairy Queen Chocolate Shake
- Animal – Cat
- Video Game – Overwatch
- Food – Chicken
- Dream Car – Mustang 2018 GT
- Camera (In 2016) – Canon G7X
- Overwatch Heroes (In 2016) – Hanzo, Roadhog, Soldier: 76
- YouTubers (In 2017) – , , , , , , The Slow Mo Guys
- Personal Quote – “Negativity is a blessing in disguise.”
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- He had lived in states such as Kentucky and Texas, before moving to Miami, Florida, United States in April 2019.
- Beasty grew up on a small farm in Kentucky, United States. Despite being raised in that culture, he likes guns, rap music, modern businesses, and making money.
- His 1st name on YouTube was “Subscribe to me, and I’ll subscribe to you”. Beasty named his channel as such so he could comment on other people’s videos and attain his 1st fanbase. He later admitted the tactic and the name was “lame and disgusting”.
- He admitted there was no special story behind the name “Beasty”. It just came to mind when he renamed the channel. He thinks it might be because growing up, instead of saying “beastly”, which is an adjective, he used to say “beasty”. In addition, the name “Beastly” was already taken on YouTube.
- His biggest inspiration when he was still starting out on YouTube was gamer and YouTuber FaZe Jeff.
- Beasty has a very curly, coarse, uncontrollable hair when it’s long. He always compared it to the hair on his b*ttcrack. For that reason, he keeps it at medium-length at all times.
- From the time he started elementary school all the way to the time he graduated high school, people made fun of him. Beasty has described himself as “class loser, weird, nerd, or geek”. Eventually, he became immune to it and would burst into laughter when insulted. Instead, he started making fun of the bullies, and adopted offensive humor he became known for.
- In 2015, he was still living with his parents, was broke, and worked a part-time job.
- His parents wouldn’t let him play video games until his senior year of high school when he was able to purchase his own Xbox 360 console. The 1st 2 games he played were Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
- He bought his 1st gun, a Smith & Wesson 9 mm, in July 2017.
- Beasty bought his 1st Virtual Reality (VR) gaming headset in September 2017.
- He always wears a snapback hat in his videos. Some of his fans even asked for a “hair reveal”.
- Beasty’s worst experience in high school was when he had a public speaking class. He admitted to having a weird brain where he gets confused and slightly embarrassed when he has to talk to people. He was the only one scheduled to hold a speech on a Friday and was super-aware that if he messed up, his mistake would be very noticeable. Luckily, he aced it and became one of the best students in that class.
- Beasty once fell straight onto his face while in the gym, and the whole gym laughed at him.
- He once promised to dye his hair if he reaches 100k subscribers on one of his channels but kept delaying the deed.
- In February 2019, Beasty broke his keyboard because he became enraged while playing a video game Apex Legends.
- The sentence that gave him the biggest motivation was: “You’re going to be a failure.” He never found positivity motivating, and instead used the fear of living without purpose to drive him forward towards his goals in life.
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Featured Image by Beasty / Instagram
Facts of Ryan Whatley-Michael
- Gender Male
- full nameRyan Whatley-Michael
- nicknamesBeasty, LilBeasty
- birthplaceUnited States
- Date of Birth May 20, 1993
- Age 30 years 4 months
- Horoscope Taurus
- Lucky Number 11
- Lucky Stone Emerald
- Lucky Color Green
- Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
- ethnicity / ethnic backgroundAmerican
- professionSocial Media Star
- weight75 kg or 165.5 lbs
- height5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
- hair colorDark Brown
- eye colorBlue
- body type / buildAverage
- favorite foodChicken