Who is Alex Ernst?
Alex Ernst was born on July 17, 1996 under the sign of Cancer, in Belle Plaine, Minnesota, USA. He is a 23-year-old actor, director and writer, probably best known for creating his own fictional narrative vlog series and uploading it to his official YouTube channel – he has accumulated over 1.3 million subscribers, while his videos more than 28 million times. He also manages his official Instagram account with over 2.2 million followers as well as his official Twitter account with over 1.5 million fans; his official Facebook page has over 350,000 likes.
How rich is he right now? Alex Ernst Net Worth
At the beginning of 2020, Alex Ernst’s net worth is estimated at $2 million, earned by being successfully involved in the entertainment industry and monetizing his YouTube videos through advertisements. Moreover, Alex creates sponsored posts and shares them on his social media accounts which has also increased his fortune.
Early life, nationality, ethnicity, educational background
Alex Ernst spent his early years in his hometown of Belle Plaine where he grew up with his brother named John and sister named Emma by their father, Rex Ernst, and mother, Anita Schiltz.
His parents divorced when Alex was young, and his father remarried Tanya Whittekiend-Edwards. Alex is an American by nationality, belongs to the Caucasian white ethnic group and is a Christian. He attended Belle Plaine Senior High School, graduating in 2014.
Alex Ernst launched his official self-titled YouTube channel just for fun in May 2009. As time went by, he became popular and eventually started his career as a contributor to the joint YouTube channel called ‘OurPizzaAisle’ in 2013.
He stood out in the videos as a talented voice actor as he did several voiceovers of characters like Eric Cartman from “South Park”, Walter White and Jesse Pinkman from “Breaking Bad”, Morgan Freeman from “Scooby Doo”, Peter Griffin from “Family Guy”, among others. However, the channel became inactive the following year.
So in 2014, Alex took it a step further and created his official account on Vine, a very popular platform for six-second videos. He started making comedy videos which he uploaded to his Vine account which earned him a lot of attention.
Alex had nearly a million followers and five million loops when Vine was shut down in early 2017.
Get famous through David Dobrik Vlogs
Alex gained huge popularity after regularly appearing in the hugely popular comedy vlogs of famous Slovak YouTuber David Dobrik between 2015 and 2016. He starred in Dobrik’s vlogs as part of The Vlog Squad, in addition to famous YouTubers and Viners like Zane Hijazi, Jason Nash, Toddy Smith, Liza Koshy and Corinna Kopf to name a few. During that time, Alex even guest-starred on an episode of Gabbie Hanna’s “The Gabbie Show,” singing the parody version of the song “Baby It’s Cold Outside.”
Continued success and film debut
Following his success on YouTube, Alex made his big screen acting debut playing the role of Hunter Wilson in the 2016 comedy movie “FML”., directed by Jason Nash, follows several internet stars on their journey across the US. Then in 2017, he played the role of Chris in the action short film “Chris And Anthony” written and directed by Brandon Calvillo. Most recently, he appeared in another Brandon Calvillo action short film titled “The Conspiracy Part II” in 2018, and then guest starred in an episode of the online series “DashieGames” in 2020.
Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
Alex expanded his influence on other social media platforms since he launched his official Twitter account under the username ‘@AlexErnst’as well as his official Instagram account under the username ‘seriousness’. He created his official Facebook page too. By making smart use of these platforms, Alex has exponentially increased his fan base.
Vlog YouTube channel
Alex quickly rose to fame as an actor, director and writer, after creating his own fictional character and vlogging series and uploading it to his official vlogging channel.
He uploaded his first YouTube video to his channel in January 2016 under the title “WELCOME TO MY CRIB”. Some of the most viewed videos on his channel are “oh boy”, “i changed my identity vlog“, and “THE MAGAZINE”.
Music YouTube channel
In addition to running his vlog YouTube channel, Alex also launched his official YouTube music channel under the username ‘earnest’ on which he uploads his songs. He released his debut single titled “The first Christmas‘ in December 2017, and other well-known singles are ‘Speakeasy’, ‘After Hours’ and ‘Lovestruck’. Recently Alex recorded the single “Christmas With You”.
Appearance and vital statistics
The seemingly handsome social media phenom has short light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.88m) while weighing around 176lbs (80kgs). His vital stats are 42-32-37, with a bicep size of 15.5 inches. His shoe size is 11 (US).
Personal life: is he single or not?
Alex Ernst has been in a relationship with Emily Seawright since 2018. His current residence is in Los Angeles, California. Alex is an animal lover – he has a pet rabbit named Bailey.
Hobbies and Favorites
- In his spare time, Alex enjoys adventure sports.
- His favorite actor is Tom Cruise while his favorite actress is Scarlett Johansson.
- His favorite movie is the 2003 adventure comedy-drama “Holes” directed by Andrew Davis.
- Alex also enjoys playing video games and one of his favorites is “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2”.
- His dream vacation destination is Paris, France.
- His favorite cuisine is Italian.
- His favorite color is blue.