Who is Doug DeMuro?
Doug DeMuro is a blogger and YouTube personality, best known for his automotive industry-focused blog entitled “PlaysWithCars”. He documents various aspects of the industry, and he also does the same with his self-named YouTube channel. The channel often features him making vlog entries and reviewing various car models. He began posting videos on YouTube in 2013, and he also started writing books and contributing to automotive websites.
Doug DeMuro Net Worth
How rich is Doug DeMuro? As of early-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $400,000, mostly earned through a successful career in writing and being a YouTuber. He’s also made guest appearances on YouTube, and collaborated with other personalities. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Doug DeMuro Age, Wife
According to reports, Doug married in 2017, but there are no details known about his wedding or his wife. He was born on 22 May 1988, in Colorado, USA, and he later moved and now resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Doug DeMuro Bio/Wiki
Doug attended George Washington High School, and after matriculating went to Emory University located in Atlanta. During his time there, he earned extra income through working as a Sales Consultant for Decatur, and as a Customer Service Technician for Ferrari. He studied and completed a degree in Economics before going on to work at the corporate headquarters of Porsche. He was responsible for vehicle allocation at their North American headquarters, handling the distribution of the vehicle around the country. He also did retail forecasting, sales, and managing orders, and served as a direct backup for the manager of vehicle distribution. Other positions he held include being an Intern in Dealer Business Development, and a Vehicle Allocation Specialist. During his time there, he started writing about the automotive industry, and his popularity started to increase along with his net worth, becoming engaged with various magazines, and websites including Jalopnik. He also wrote for AutoTrader and The Week. Wanting to pursue his writing career, he eventually quit his job.
DeMuro published his own satirical automotive book entitled “Plays With Cars” in 2013 which was released through various national literary outlets, then a day later he released another book, entitled “From My Perspective”. He also started his YouTube channel a few months later, and continues to contribute to the industry through writing and videos. He’s also a frequent guest in the podcast entitled “The Smoking Tire” by Matt Farah.
Doug often writes humorous car reviews, and features as well as news in the industry. He also writes about races, challenges, and some of his personal experiences. He owns numerous cars, with his oldest being a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E. Others include a 2001 Audi A4 2.9 Quattro Sedan, a 2006 Lotus Elise, a 1995 Range Rover Classic, a 2011 Cadillac CTS-V wagon, and a 1997 Dodge Viper GTS. In 2017, he appeared in the television series documentary entitled “Jay Leno’s Garage” hosted by Jay Leno.
DeMuro’s reviews, whether online or through the pen, has attracted a mixed reception from viewers. While most of his fans agree with him, he has a tendency to make strong statements to promote or criticize a certain car model which often sparks some debate in the online community.
Doug DeMuro YouTube, Social Media
DeMuro remains highly active on social media and posts several videos a week, which generally gain over 900,000 views each, and often feature a different car for each video. Some of his recent videos include “Here’s a Tour of a $3 Million Ferrari Enzo”, “The Genesis G90 is a $75,000 Hyundai Luxury”, and “This V12 Mercedes CL65 AMG Is an Insane $30,000. His most popular vides have over 5 million views and some of his most popular videos include “Here’s Why the BMW i8 Is Worth $150,000”, “Here’s Why The Tesla Model X Is an Awful Car”, and “Here’s Why the 2017 Ford GT Is Worth $500,000”. His videos with the highest number of views often feature supercars or expensive cars. His subscriber count has grown to more than 1.4 million subscribers.
Aside from YouTube, Doug is highly active on Twitter which he has over 56,000 followers. He often promotes his recent videos and also publishes posts about cars he encounters while working. His Instagram account has over 58,000 followers, and mainly features pictures of himself travelling, with only a few pictures relating to cars. He also has a Facebook page with over 30,000 likes, with similar content to his Twitter page. Doug also has a personal website -DougDeMuro.com – which promotes his books, videos, articles, and provides a way to contact him. The website also provides links to his recent articles and it shows that he’s recently focused more on video work that writing.