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Jordan Maron

Nominated in Gaming

About Jordan Maron

Twitch live streamer, YouTuber, and celebrity gamer Jordan Maron is known for his popular YouTube channel CaptainSparklez, with more than 8 million subscribers and 2 billion views, featuring live gameplay commentaries, parody animations, and music videos, including his viral parody hit "Minecraft Style," based on PSY’s "Gangnam Style." In May 2015, Jordan released the 1v1 competitive strategy mobile game Fortress Fury through his app company Xreal, and started a second YouTube channel, CaptainSparklez 2, featuring livestream VoDs focused primarily on Minecraft, achieving early success with close to 300k followers and 14 million+ views since its spring launch.

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