Alex Ernst Biography

Meet Alex Ernst, the popular young YouTuber living in the city of dreams, Los Angeles. With a group of friends including fellow YouTuber David Dobrik, Alex gets into some of the craziest shenanigans ever recorded and posted on social media. Although he doesn’t have an active vlog on YouTube, Alex’s charisma and sardonic attitude have won over millions of hearts. Join him and his friends as they view the world through their lenses and go to unimaginable lengths to capture that perfect comedic moment.

Quick Facts

  • Age: 27 Years
  • Family:
    • Father: Rex Ernst
    • Mother: Anita Schiltz
    • Siblings: Emma (sister), John (brother)
  • Born Country: United States
  • Height: 6’2″ (188 cm)
  • U.S. State: Minnesota

The Meteoric Rise to Stardom

Alex set up his YouTube account back in 2009. In the following years, he became a contributor to the collaborative channel ‘OurPizzaGang’, taking up the Tuesday slot. He started making short 6-second videos for Vine in 2013. Although ’OurPizzaGang’ stopped posting content in 2014, Alex shot to fame as a Viner. At the height of its popularity, his account had more than a million followers, and even now, it still sports 934K followers. His Twitter and Instagram accounts are updated daily, and have 366K and 763K followers respectively. More than 282K people follow him on Facebook! After moving to Los Angeles, Alex soon became a part of David Dobrik’s daily vlog. One of the running themes there is Alex’s love life, or rather, lack of it. He portrays a somewhat angrier version of himself who walks around their house without a shirt almost all the time, making frustrated expressions. Following his YouTube popularity, Alex made an appearance on Jason Nash’s directorial venture ‘FML’.

What Makes Alex So Special

Alex has a sandpaper-dry sense of humor. He can come off as aggressive, crass, and a little rude to someone chancing upon David’s channel on an evening stroll through YouTube. Actually, these exactly are the traits that make him the perfect foil for David, who is, in contrast, mellow and easy-going. But those who have followed Alex’s journey across Vine, ‘OurPizzaGang’, and now on David’s vlog, know the sense of loyalty he reserves for his friends, and how he can be serious and subdued given proper circumstances. Plus, this young man’s comic timing is nothing short of prodigal! The way he carries himself, the way he talks, and delivers his lines in various skits leave the fans wanting more. He is a natural entertainer who can enthral his audience with absolute ease. Alex is also a talented voice actor with so much potential. He has done impressions of Breaking Bad’s Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, Family Guy’s Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Scooby Doo’s Morgan Freeman, South Park’s Eric Cartman and Jimmy Valmer to name a few. One hidden talent of his came to the fore when Alex made an appearance on the ‘The Gabbie Show’ and sang the parody version of ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ with the host Gabbie Hanna.

Behind the Curtains

Born on July 17, 1996, in Belle Plaine, a city in Scott Country, Minnesota, USA, Alex is the youngest child of Rex Ernst and Anita Schiltz. He has a sister, Emma, and a brother, John. In the early years of his life, his parents got divorced. He graduated from ‘Belle Plaine Senior High School’ in 2014. At some point in the future, Alex does wish to attend college. The skills he has garnered through years on social media and making entertaining content will likely play a significant role in whatever path he decides to take. But right now, he is enjoying all the attention he is getting from his fans. Alex has a pet white rabbit named Bailey who has her own Twitter and Instagram accounts! This fluffy five inches of cuteness is actually the real star of David’s vlogs, far outshining the human gang with her adorable little self. But don’t tell them that!

Leave a Comment