Felix Kjellberg and Marzia Kjellberg

Youtuber PewDiePie Takes a Short Break to Embrace Fatherhood

Last Updated: June 30, 2023By Tags: , ,

PewDiePie, a highly popular content creator, has announced his intention to take a temporary hiatus from YouTube in the coming days as he prepares for a significant upcoming milestone in his life.

In February 2023, the delightful couple shared news of their pregnancy, which occurred less than a year after they relocated from the United Kingdom to Japan. Following several years of dating, they exchanged vows in 2019.

Felix Kjellber and Marzia Kjelberg
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Although PewDiePie initially rose to prominence on YouTube in 2010, Kjellberg has expanded his presence to various other platforms. The adored content creator consistently live-streamed on Twitch for many years, and he even faced a recent ban for streaming episodes of the Canadian sitcom Trailer Park Boys on his channel. 

While Kjellberg has continued to upload videos to his YouTube channel, he has gradually reduced the frequency of his content releases in order to prioritize his personal well-being. Presently, it is reported that PewDiePie is planning to take another break from his online endeavors as he prepares for the arrival of his first child.

In a recent upload on the PewDiePie channel, titled “Saying bye for a while now,” Kjellberg shares glimpses of his recent adventures in Japan. The video captures various locations across the country, such as a visit to a Japanese IKEA store and an exciting surfing session with fellow YouTuber Chris “Abroad in Japan” Broad.

Source: PewDiePie / Youtube

Towards the end of the video, PewDiePie announces his decision to take a break from YouTube for an unspecified period, citing the imminent arrival of his first child. This follows the earlier confirmation of PewDiePie and his wife Marzia’s pregnancy earlier this year.

Although PewDiePie’s fans will undoubtedly feel a sense of sadness as he embarks on another extended break from YouTube, the content creator’s life has undergone remarkable transformations over the past year.

After announcing a hiatus from YouTube in the early part of the previous year, PewDiePie surprised his audience by disclosing his move to Japan in May 2022. Notably, his fame transcended borders, as PewDiePie’s dogs (Edgar and Momo) were apparently approached to aid in promoting tourism in Japan’s Gunma prefecture.

Edgar and Momo
Source: itsmarziapie / Instagram

PewDiePie’s decision to decrease his content production coincides with another immensely popular content creator stepping up to carry the torch left by the Swedish YouTuber. The tremendous success of MrBeast on YouTube in recent years led to him surpassing PewDiePie’s subscriber count in November of the previous year. 

In response to this milestone, PewDiePie posted a video on his own channel, congratulating MrBeast as the most popular individual creator on the platform. Regardless of the duration of PewDiePie’s current break, his impact as one of YouTube’s most prolific creators will leave a lasting legacy for Kjellberg.

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