- This article was considered for deletion at Wikipedia on June 27 2015. This is a backup of Wikipedia:Joe_Weller. All of its AfDs can be found at Wikipedia:Special:PrefixIndex/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Joe_Weller, the first at Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Joe_Weller.
2 March 1996
Brighton, East Sussex, England
|Other names||Weller, 'Gym Lad', 'Wellard'|
|Occupation||YouTube celebrity, video game commentator, musician|
|Known for||FIFA gameplay, Vlogs, Music Videos|
Joe Weller (born March 2, 1996) is an English YouTube celebrity and video game commentator, perhaps best known for his commentary of the popular video game series FIFA and "Q and A" videos. As of June 2015, Weller's channel has just over 250,000,000 video views. Weller refers to his fanbase as "The Buxton Army."
Joe's videos range from vlogs to public pranks and music videos. He also gained popularity for his video impersonations of Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, in which he attacks random people through a move named the "Ronaldo Chop". His highest viewed video is "Cristiano Ronaldo Picking Up Girls" which as of 9 April 2015 has over 18.7m views. In the video Joe impersonates Ronaldo and attempts to "score" girls.
He has collaborated with fellow YouTube celebrities such as KSIOlajidebt, Joe Sugg, Oli White, Alfie Deyes, Calfreezy and Zoe Sugg (Zoella) in his videos. He collaborated with KSIOlajidebt in two videos names "BRUTAL FIFA: Weller vs KSI" and "How to be KSIOlajidebtBT". He has also recently collaborated with other popular YouTube celebrities such as Joe Sugg (ThatcherJoe) in his Los Angeles vlogs and "Most Personal Q&A ever". He also recently collaborated with Alfie Deyes & Zoe Sugg in "Youtuber Impressions with Alfie & Zoella" in February 2015.
Joe has also produced videos featuring various World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) personalities. These include Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar, Jim Ross and Madusa, who have all appeared in Joe's videos, most notably, his video "Brutal WWE Moves On Girls - THE REVENGE!".
On June 14 2015, Weller opened his official online merchandise store 'Legitimate Apparel' where he sells authentic t-shirts with designs exhibiting that of his popular catchphrase "Legitimate!".
- "Joe Weller". YouTube
- "Joe Weller". YouTube.
- Joe Weller. "World Cup Song Lyrics". rap.genius.com. http://rap.genius.com/Joe-weller-world-cup-song-brasil-2014-lyrics.
- Joe Weller. "World Cup Song Video". Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2i6NXIVzpN0.
- "Ronaldo Impersonator Chats up Women in the Park". www.mirror.co.uk. http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/cristiano-ronaldo-impersonator-chats-up-4349677. Retrieved 2014-10-25.
- Joe Weller. "BRUTAL FIFA: Weller Vs KSI". YouTube.
- "How to be KSIOlajideBT". YouTube.
- Joe Weller. "Video". Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FHKAy59920.
- Official website