About a week ago 27-year-old Mark Edward Fischbach launched a donation campaign for Human Rights Organization aimed for LGBTQ equality in the US. Now the donation figure amounts the benchmark of $129,470.

Mark Edward Fischbach, better known as Gamer Markiplier, was born on June, 28, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii. His father served in the military, where he met Mark’s mother, who was a Korean. They moved to Cincinnati, Ohio. Initially, Fischbach entered the University of Cincinnati to become a biomedical engineer. But he understood that YouTube career meant greater than a university degree.  So he left the university and started his active self-promotion via a popular video-sharing website. At this very moment his estimated earnings are around $5.5 million. Mark has an older brother Jason Thomas Fischbach, an artist and author of the Twokinds, the world’s largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts.

Now Mark Edward Fischbach is strongly associated with a famous YouTube gamer and game commentator particularly in the field of horror games, having an increasing loyal fanbase. In addition, he is also recognized by a trademark “Warfstache”, consisting of a pink mustache, his mussy hair style, his glasses, and his deep voice. All these attributes except a deep voice are presented in the image below.

Most Involved YouTube and Twitch Star

His YouTube channel is admitted one of the fastest growing channels. Now it unites more than 16.3 million viewers. The secret of such a wild popularity lies in Mark’s attitude towards his fans. He is a caring, sincere and passionate person in what he is doing. Not rare he uses every opportunity to communicate with his fans directly. He is also known for his livestreams on Twitch, mostly dedicated to playthroughs of fans, meeting-ups with fans in multi-player games and raising money campaigns.

 

Impulsive and Calm at the Same Time

The style of playing of Markiplier is prominent in the way that it combines incongruous features at first sight. It has something from a sarcastic and panicked mood of ChaoticMonki (Cry) and action-packed and confused mood of PewDiePie. When the things going on are rather quiet, he calms down and acts cold-mindedly. If the situation needs immediate responsivity, he turns all his sass and cheekiness on. So Mark’s style is a mixture of these oppositional frames of mind. And this is probably the secret of his success and enormous popularity.

 

Donation to Human Rights Campaign

Nearly a week ago Markiplier started a donation campaign. He asked his 16million+ fans audience to contribute to Human Rights Campaign in the US. He launched his GoFundMe page and in less than a day the figure of donation reached $100,000 benchmark. As of January, 30 the volume of donation estimates $129,470.

In a moment of the campaign launch Markiplier announced: «Today we stand by our LGBTQ+ friends to ensure equality for EVERYONE! Please help us raise $100,000 for the Human Rights Campaign to ensure the future stays bright and open for all!».

The Human Rights Campaign unites more than 1.5 million members and supporters all over the world. Its aim is to take charge of the equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer among other citizens who do not share they views and their safety at work, home and overall in the society. According to HRC Spokesman Brandon Lorenz, such a support is of extreme importance because of Donald Trump and Mike Pence campaign against LGBTQ equality in the country.

On January, 23 in his Twitter Mark Fischbach wrote:

In sum, through a popularity of Markiplier character and smart donation policy, the aim of Human Rights Campaign is achieved and ensures a bright and open future for all citizens in the US.

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