Lessons & Stories From Michael Buckley: The YouTube Celebrity With Over 1,000,000 Subscribers

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When it comes to the world of YouTube celebrities, Michael Buckley is right at the top. He is one of YouTube’s original partners with his show that has over 1,000,000 subscribers (in fact has around 250,000 subscribers!!). I knew I had to find out more for all of us, and I was able to track down Michael for today’s episode. Enjoy!

About Today’s Guest, Michael Buckley:

Michael BuckleyBuck won the YouTube award for Best Commentary in 2007. In 2008, he was one of the NewTeeVee Breakout Stars of the Year. (He actually won a YouTube bowling trophy once too). In December of 2008, he was featured on the front page of the New York Times and made several TV appearances to discuss his success and the YouTube Partnership Program. He has appeared on CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, FoxNews, the CW, BloombergTV, and E! He also hosts “Dear Buck” where he gives occasionally good advice to his viewers and Live Broadcasts on every Thursday night at 7pm Eastern.

In real life, Buck lives in New England and enjoys going to Broadway shows, Diet Dr. Pepper, whitening his teeth (waiting for Crest White Strips to call!) and hanging out with his five small dogs. Michael was a very strange child who grew up to be a very strange adult. He had a subscription to TV Guide at the age of five and was devastated to find out that Julie and Barbara were not really sisters on One Day at a Time. His early years were spent acting like Batman or Wonder Woman (on a good day) and he also liked pretending to be all three Charlie Angles!

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