If you are an online gaming freak and visit YouTube to keep a tab on the latest gaming videos uploaded, then you would surely know famous Irish Social Media Personality, game commentator and YouTube star Jacksepticeye who successfully runs a self-titled YouTube channel. This well-known YouTuber who likes to refer to himself as the last remaining Bossatronio from the planet Bossatron (Spore) is especially known for his comedic ˜Let's Play' series on video games as also for the vlogs that he upload occasionally on YouTube. He garnered a huge fanbase following his win on a PewDiePie shout-out competition in 2013. He represents his channel ˜jacksepticeye' along with his partner and mascot of the channel, the ˜Septic Eye' or ˜Septic Sam' a fictitious character in the form of a green eye with a blue iris and a tail that has been made hugely popular by fans of jacksepticeye. His channel on YouTube is at present the 36th most subscribed one on this video-sharing website with more than 5.4 billion views and more than 12 million subscribers. His popularity is not limited to YouTube which is evident from the fact that he has over 3.3 million followers on his Instagram account and over 2 million followers on his Twitter account.
Niall Horan is an Irish singer and guitarist, best known for being a member of the boy band ˜One Direction'. He was quite fond of music since a young age and often played the guitar. It was his aunt who realized that he is quite talented and felt that Niall Horan should pursue singing. During his teens, he attended an audition of the famous television reality show ˜The X Factor'. The judges weren't quite impressed with his singing skills, but that wasn't the end of the road for Niall Horan. He soon collaborated with a few of his fellow contestants to form a band called ˜One Direction', which gained a huge following worldwide. Niall Horan has contributed immensely towards the songs of the various albums released by the band “ mostly as a co-writer. In 2016 he released a single called ˜This Town', which received a lot of critical acclaim and also turned out to be a chartbuster.
Conor McGregor is an Irish professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is presently the UFC Lightweight Champion and former UFC Featherweight Champion. Over the course of his career, he has competed as a featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight participant. Also a skilled professional boxer, he has achieved most of his victories due to knockouts or technical knockouts via punches. He started his mixed martial arts (MMA) career in 2008, and within a few years he won two titles”Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Championships, which he held simultaneously before he vacated them to sign with UFC. He is known for being the biggest pay-per-view draw in MMA history, and he lives an extravagant lifestyle. In 2016, he got into the Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes list”the first MMA fighter to do so”and ranked 85th in the list. He was injured during a bout with Max Holloway which kept him out of action for ten months. He has faced just three losses in his career till date. After winning the Lightweight Championship, he took some time off from UFC prior to the birth of his first child in May 2017.
Most of the young artistes who have made their careers using the modern social media are from USA. But due to the ubiquity of Internet some budding artistes in countries located in Asia and Europe too have made a fortune. One young person from Ireland who made a career on YouTube is Daithi De Nogla. Being a gaming enthusiast, Daithi De Nogla became an expert in gaming at a very young age. Taking advice from one of his friends, he started creating commentaries on popular video games and posting them on his YouTube Channel. The channel was formally started in January 2012. The channel was a huge success and started attracting a lot of visitors. By the beginning of 2017, he had more than five million fans. More than 440 videos have been produced by him and he has got a viewership of over 506 million. He focuses on a wide range of video games to attract the younger audience. Some of the video games on which he gives commentary include ˜Grand Theft Auto V', ˜Move or Die', ˜Happy Wheels', ˜Cards Against Humanity', ˜Call of Duty Zombies', and ˜Who is Your Daddy.'
Little Kelly is an Irish YouTube star who rose to fame with her own YouTube channel Little Kelly Minecraft which she launched in 2015. She posts Minecraft School games and CrazyCraft videos on the channel. Her initial videos were well received by the audience and within less than six months of its launch, the channel had accumulated half a million subscribers, which encouraged her to create the second channel, Evil Little Kelly, in 2016. This talented gamer started two more channels in 2017”Little Kelly Plays and Little Kelly Roblox. She started the fifth channel called Kelly and David Vlogs in 2018. Little Kelly claims that all her channels are cent per cent kid-friendly and are suitable to watch as a family. She is a member of the Little Club, a Minecraft gaming group of Irish YouTubers, who also have their own Minecraft channels. This young lady is also a popular social media personality. She opened her Twitter account in February 2015 and has garnered 32k followers. Her Instagram account has accumulated 331k followers as of June 2018.
Becky Lynch is the ring name of Irish professional wrestler and actor Rebecca Quin. She is presently signed to ˜WWE' and is a two times ˜SmackDown Women's Champion.' Born and raised in Ireland, she along with her brother got interested in wrestling since childhood. Starting with Ireland, she travelled the world participating in various championships. Her unique wrestling skills, resilience and determination made her ˜World Queens of Champion' and ˜SuperGirl Wrestling Champion.' Before signing with ˜WWE,' she wrestled on independent circuit under the ring name ˜Rebecca Knox,' but an injury suffered during a ˜German Stampede' match resulted in a career set-back. During this time she performed in a number of plays and later joined ˜NXT' in 2013. Quin won the inaugural crown of ˜SmackDown Women's Champion' at ˜Backlash 2016' by winning ˜Six-pack Elimination Challenge.' She achieved a record by winning the same title for the second time in September 2018.
Jack Duff is a music artist from Ireland who is better known as half of the singing duo 'Jack and Cormac.' Jack was one of the semifinalists on the talent reality show 'Britain's Got Talent' (BGT). He joined the show along with singer and guitarist <a title='Cormac Connell' href='/famous/cormac-connell.htm'>Cormac Connell</a>, and after the show ended, they formed a duo. As a duo, Jack and Cormac have created cover versions of the works of several popular artists. Jack joined the boy band 'RoadTrip' after parting ways with Cormac. Jack has performed at many live shows with ˜RoadTrip.' He also appeared in a brief role in a short film released in 2015.
Jonathan Saccone-Joly is an Irish YouTube star, known for his channel, ˜SACCONEJOLYs', where he posts videos about his family life. Initially, he used to post comedy videos on YouTube. In 2008, Jonathan's wife Anna Saccone Joly was making an endeavor to post beauty vlogs on You Tube. This was a joint venture and Jonathan assisted her mainly in the post production. Later, Jonathan thought of filming videos which will feature family events. The experiment was a huge success. The duos You Tube channel, ˜SACCONEJOLYs' is immensely popular and boasts of more than a million subscribers. The channel name has an interesting tale to tell. After Jonathan Joly and Anna Saccone exchanged vows, the couple mutually decided to club each other's name and that's how the name SACCONEJOLYs was born. The couple posts videos that feature footages of family events. Jonathan has also done a number of videos with Zoe Sugg (beauty and fashion vlogger) on his personal channel and LeFloof TV.
Finn Balor, also known as Fergal Devitt, is an Irish professional wrestler, currently signed to WWE under the Raw brand. A WWE Universal Champion, and a NXT Champion with a record reign of 292 days, he has spent a long part of his career with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a three-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion and six-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion”often holding both the titles simultaneously. A founding member of the ˜Prince Prince' tag team, and a member of the groups ˜Apollo 55' and ˜Bullet Club', he is also a two-time winner of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament. Balor became the first wrestler in WWE history to win a world title in their pay-per-view debut, and become the first wrestler in WWE history to win the world title in only 27 days following their main roster debut. He has also wrestled for several independent promotions, and is also an ICW Zero-G Champion, RPW British Cruiserweight Champion and NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion.
TheNewAdamb99 or Adam Beales is a YouTuber from Ireland. He is known for posting DIY crafts, pranks, challenges, life hacks, vlogs and other amazing videos on his channel on YouTube. Raised alongside his younger brother Calum, Beales had a normal childhood while growing up. He initially never thought of becoming a YouTuber. It was his love for creativity and humor that eventually led him to the social platform. Although his earlier videos were posted just for viewers' entertainment, Beales currently uploads as a professional YouTuber whose aim is also to generate enough income from the platform. A not-so-funny guy according to himself, Beales tries his best to make his audience laugh. He often behaves crazy in front of the camera just to bring smiles on peoples' faces. On a personal note, the Irish guy is charming and joyful to the core. He is mischievous and is always up to something weird and crazy. When not filming, Beales spends his time travelling and enjoying with his parents and brother.
Irish television and film actor known for his roles in the horror films Storage 24 and The Rite. In 2011, he began playing Captain Hook on ABC's Once Upon a Time.
Emilia Saccone-Joly is the eldest daughter of the Irish YouTuber couple, <a title='Jonathan' href='/famous/jonathan-saccone-joly.htm'>Jonathan</a> Joly and Anna Saccone. Formerly titled as 'LeFloofTV,' this YouTube channel features the lives and activities of the members of this Irish family. Emilia was already a star much before she was born, thanks to her parents who kept their viewers updated about her arrival. Her parents never miss a chance to capture the moments from their daughter's life. Emilia's fourth birthday was celebrated with a lot of pomp and show. The princess-themed party was sort of a grand event and was even captured by the local media.