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Chris Melberger

Nominated in Viner of the Year

About Chris Melberger

Sometimes considered the “viner’s viner," Chris Melberger is a comedian, graphic designer, and prankster who keeps his nearly 1 million Vine followers looping. His trademark shorts include popular scare pranks, Vape Prankz, and reenactments of every band photoshoot ever. He frequently collaborates with fellow Vine celebrities and photographer girlfriend Shan Dodd. Expanding his reach, Chris co-founded @neatdude with friend John Mehrkens, making micro-content for the web, offering creative consultations, and selling “neat merch" through an online retail shop, with six-figure sales in their first year and a half.

Chris Melberger's best work on social