Who is Cartoonz?
Luke Patterson was born on 21 September 1982, in North Carolina, USA, and is a YouTube personality known as Cartoonz, noted for his YouTube content which often has him collaborating with other popular YouTubers, including with names such as H20 Delirious, Lui Calibre, VanossGaming, and Daithe De Nogla
The Net Worth of Cartoonz
How rich is Cartoonz? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $700,000, earned through a successful career online. His online fame has led to numerous opportunities and collaborations with other famous names, and as he continues his career, it is expected that his net worth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and YouTube Beginnings
Very little is known about Cartoonz life before he started his YouTube channel. There are almost no details regarding his childhood, his family, and his education. According to several sources, he worked different jobs before discovering that he could work as a content creator. His name Cartoonz came from his time working as a DJ when he worked under the name, DJ Cartoonz. Since it was difficult to establish sustainability in that job, he also looked for other work.
He likely graduated with a degree in engineering, as he worked as an Aircraft Structural Engineer for five years before starting on YouTube. Eventually he discovered the website and found a potential career there, focused on one of his big passions, gaming. The video sharing website is owned by Google and allows users to upload their own videos, which can then be viewed, rated, shared, and commented on by other users. Popular videos usually lead to users subscribing to the content creator. Since its inception, YouTube has been responsible for millions of hours of user generated video uploads, and its fame has even reached a point when corporations have also become involved. It is considered one of the main sources of video content, whether it be video clips, music videos, live streams, video blogs, and more.
Cartoonz started his YouTube channel posting videos about one of his hobbies at the time, “Yu-Gi-Oh”. The collectible card game published by Konami is based on the manga franchise of the same name created by Kazuki Takahashi, and according to Guinness World Records, it holds the title of the top-selling trading card game in the world, having sold 22 billion cards worldwide.
After some time, he diverted from creating card content and started focusing on posting video game content, in which he is seen playing several games. He started gaining a lot of attention as he began collaborating with established YouTube personalities, such as H20 Delirious and Lui Calibre. He began with uploading a video for the game “WWE 2K14”, playing with the two. The professional wrestling video game is the first World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)-based game that 2k Sports published after the bankruptcy of THQ. His fame and subscribership continued to grow, thanks to his playthroughs which often involved a lot of comedy.
Rise to Fame
With his continued collaborations and focus on current popular games, Cartoonz channel has exponentially grown in subscribers, and currently it has over 2.8 million with no sign of slowing down. Some of his most popular videos have gained over two million views and consists of a variety of video games. His top video is one from “WWE 2K15”, in which he plays against H20 Delirious.
Their next popular video has the two fighting once more, but in a different video game – “Mortal Kombat X”. The fighting game is the 10th main installment of the “Mortal Kombat” video game franchise and a sequel to 2011’s “Mortal Kombat”. The show has two players fighting against each other using various attacks, and has received a lot of critical acclaim, with many calling it one of the best “Mortal Kombat” games to be released.
In recent months, Cartoonz has been focused on new games, including “TABS: Totally Accurate Battle Simulator”. The Steam simulation game allows players to create a variety of soldiers which then fight another army of his/her choosing, and the player can then spectate the fight of each army. The game has become popular due to its goofy take on combat and silly graphics.
Personal Life and Social Media
For his personal life, it is known that Cartoonz was in a relationship with the sister of H20 Delirious for almost eight years, but they eventually broke up – it was during that period that he and Delirious became close like brothers. According to several sources, he is now in a relationship with Genay Peavey, though details about her are scarce except for the pictures that have been shared through social media.
Similar to other YouTube personalities, he is highly active online through accounts on several social media websites – on Twitter he uses the platform to promote his YouTube content. while it is also a means for him to directly communicate with fans. He also shows a few comedic posts from time to time. He has an Instagram page too, which contains a lot of personal photos and videos, which give a bit of insight into his life and day to day endeavors. He also owns a few pet cats with his girlfriend, though she rarely appears in his photos anymore except for a few shots that don’t necessarily show her face.