Adam Ortiz Biography

Adam Ortiz, also known as SomeThingElseYT, is a talented graphic animator and aspiring voice actor from the USA. With a passion for producing short animated movies based on his real-life stories, Ortiz has gained a massive following on his YouTube channel. Hailing from Arizona, his brilliant and engaging work showcases his immense knowledge in graphics, drawing, and visual effects. Despite his young age, Ortiz has already achieved great success with over a million subscribers worldwide. Alongside his entertaining and friendly personality, he is ambitious and looking to expand his career into voice acting while continuing to run his highly successful YouTube channel.

Quick Facts

  • Age: 26 Years
  • Born Country: United States
  • Height: 6’2″ (188 cm)
  • U.S. State: Arizona

Rise to Stardom

Adam Ortiz created his channel SomeThingElseYT on January 10, 2014. However, he did not start posting until August 2016. His first video, titled ‘How to Gym Good,’ was a comedic one. This was followed by a video in which Ortiz talks about his journey on YouTube. On September 5, 2016, he shared his first animated video called ‘Attacked My Car’. In this video, he graphically demonstrated a real-life incident that had happened with him. After its success, he continued creating and publishing more animated short movies. On September 29, 2016, his video titled ‘Man Broke Into My Backyard’ came out. It went viral and gave his channel a much needed boost. This was followed by more popular videos, including ‘GROWN MAN enrolled into my Elementary school’, ‘The day I almost freaking died’, ‘Stupid Things I Do’ and ‘The Day I Got Arrested’, to name a few. Each of these short graphic movies earned over a million views in no time.

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His channel continued to register a phenomenal growth rate and earned over 1.3 million subscribers by October 2018. The most watched videos of his channel include ‘Devils Vs Angels w/ Jaiden Animations & TheOdd1sOut’ And ‘I Was A Weird Kid’. Both of these videos are super amazing to watch and have garnered millions of views each. Another popular video which he had shared recently is ‘A Comic I Made in the Third Grade’.


On November 22, 2017, Adam Ortiz posted a social media tweet about his recent video at the time being demonetized. He later disclosed that all of his YouTube videos were demonetized. Then on January 2, 2018, the YouTuber’s monetization policy was turned on again.

Personal Life

Adam Ortiz was born on June 17, 1997 in Arizona, USA. He is good friends with many fellow YouTube animators including Rebecca Parham from the channel Let Me Explain Studios. In 2016, Ortiz attended the LA Fit Expo where he met Rob and Dana Linn Bailey.

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