Not all YouTubers and online personalities have lives that are constantly filled with scandal and bad behavior. Some live quite private and secluded lives, choosing carefully what they will share with the public. That’s Tal Fishman, who is perhaps best known for his YouTube channel Reaction Time. How much do you really know about this young but successful person?
Early life and education
Tal Fishman was born on December 27, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Nothing is known about his parents, but he is a middle child, with an older sister named Shani, while his younger brother is Adi Fishman.
Fishman grew up in Los Angeles; he loved watching movies and series from a very young age, and that only extended to his love of YouTube when he discovered the internet and the online world.
As of June 2020, there is no information about his education, including whether or not he attended college.
Fishman first appeared on YouTube as a guest on his brother’s profile, on which they produced comedy skits under the name Tal and Short – ‘Short’ became Adi’s nickname because he was about four inches shorter than his older brother.
They weren’t fans of those kinds of videos, but their fans loved them and urged them to keep going, so they kept making them for a while until Adi lost interest in making videos and quit the platform. In just one year, they amassed over 200,000 subscribers.
So, Tal Fishman created his own channel on YouTube, which he called Reaction Time, on April 25, 2015, but he didn’t post his first video until his birthday that same year, when he recorded “I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy.” Response”.
He started filming videos where he would react to different photos or online content while adding his signature editing effects to make his clips unique and entertaining. From time to time he is still accompanied by his brother and his friends. Some of his most popular video clips include “Responding to Videos With 0 Views”, “Calling Numbers You Should Never Call” and “The World’s Craziest Magic Tricks Revealed (Fake Tricks)”. His most popular video is “Kids Who Beat the System”, in which he reacts to photos and short clips of children doing funny but useful tricks.
The number of people enjoying his videos has continued to increase since the first upload he made, and just five months after starting his channel, he gained over 100,000 subscribers! A year after creating his channel, he reached one million subscribers, and as of June 2020, he has over 15 million subscribers on the platform.
Fishman’s outgoing personality was Made what his fans love him and feel close to him. He is easy to identify with his funny expressions and generally silly videos. He likes to make fun of himself and he doesn’t mind making self-deprecating jokes.
He has another channel called Free Time where he posts various challenges, vlogs and fun things he does with his friends and family. Originally his brother’s channel and his joint channel, Tal and Short, Fishman renamed it and invited several other people to film with him, including Mike and Anthony, his brother, fellow YouTubers Jojo Siwa and Cenna, as well as several others.
Fishman also has his monthly vlog channel, called Tal and Anthony.
Fishman is a frequent guest on the profile of his friends named Mike and Anthony.
On their channel, they upload gameplays of cheap video games, which is different from the regular Fishman content.
Fishman tries his best to keep his personal life private. Despite it being there Pictures of him and his family, his parents’ names are not disclosed and he avoids posting information about his private endeavors. For a long time it was not known whether or not he was in a relationship, and so it was assumed that he was single, but in 2019, he filmed a girlfriend tag with the model and online personality Maddie Dean, revealing that she already have a relationship for a while.
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— Tal Fishman (@talfishman) May 28, 2020
Dean is a model represented by State Management Los Angeles and Elite Model Management, and has modeled for major brands such as Chanel.
Besides YouTube, he is active on several other social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Fishman has his own clothing brand and sells his merchandise online.
He likes sports and often exercises so that he can keep in shape.
In 2016, Fishman fell out with another YouTuber who goes by the name Leafy Is Here. Leafy made a video called “The Most Deprived Man on the Internet” fiercely criticizing the video of Fishman responding to “Don’t Judge Me Challenge”. He complained about Fishman yelling at women, stating that Fishman “overreacted” and “tried to be too dramatic for opinions”. He also said that Fishman takes advantage of other people’s videos and uses “clickbait” thumbnails and video titles.
Calculating Fishman’s exact salary is difficult, as YouTubers don’t earn a steady income.
However, if we consider that the revenue on YouTube can be up to a few dollars per video, we can conclude that he has probably earned several million in revenue. Since he gets about four million views a day, he can earn up to several thousand dollars daily! This is why his net worth is estimated around $600,000, as of mid-2020.
Fishman is considered a short man, standing at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.67m). His weight is not disclosed, but he is athletically built. His eyes are bright blue and his hair is brown.