CarryMinati aka Ajey Nagar is Asia’s number one gamer
CarryMinati, aka Ajey Nagar, is India’s most popular YouTuber. Apart from live gaming, he is primarily involved in the creation of satirical parodies and comedy. He started the trend of roasting other viral internet videos. TIME Magazine named CarryMinati a ‘Next Generation Leader’ in 2019. In 2017, he received a gold play button after reaching 1 million subscribers.
Nagar, who was born and raised in Faridabad, a satellite city of New Delhi, has created hilarious videos on a variety of topics, all in Hindi, with titles like “The Awesome Place We Call School,” “Marry Your Dream Partner,” and “These Superstitions Will Make You Rich.” So far, the star has 37 million subscribers.
Nagar enjoyed comedy as a child and stayed up late playing video games. At the age of ten, he uploaded his first video. He later dropped out of school due to anxiety about an upcoming exam. Nagar also has a YouTube channel called CarryisLive, which has over 8.4 million subscribers and streams himself playing video games and interacting with his audience live. CarryisLive receives an average of 70,000 concurrent views during live streams, making it the Indian gaming channel with the most concurrent live-stream viewers.
Time magazine has named Indian YouTuber Ajey Nagar as one of its 2019 ‘Next Generation Leaders,’ a list of only ten young people from around the world who are forging new paths in politics, music, and other fields.
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According to Time, Nagar also known as ‘CarryMinati’, has nearly 7 million subscribers to his YouTube channel
“There is also a massive YouTube craze in India. With approximately 265 million monthly users, India surpassed the United States in 2018 to become the country with the largest YouTube audience in the world. And, with his energetic presentation style and Hindi lyrics, Nagar has become one of India’s most popular YouTubers, according to Time.
Greta Thunberg, 16, of Sweden, is among the other young leaders on this year’s list. She has become one of the most powerful voices criticising world leaders on climate change and demanding action, famously declaring during her speech to the UK Houses of Parliament that “You did not act in time.”
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