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PewDiePie crushes another major YouTube milestone on road to 100 million subscribers

by Connor Bennett

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YouTube king Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg is so close to that jaw-dropping figure of 100 million subscribers that he can almost touch it, after passing another major milestone. 

Since 2010, the Swede has been the leading solo YouTuber on the platform, racking up multi-million views with whatever he uploads - be it a Minecraft video where he’s amassing an army of farm animals or even his own music video

Despite losing his year-long war with T-Series for sole possession of the YouTube throne, Pewds has marched on regardless and continued to amass subscribers on his quest to become the first solo channel with 100 million subscribers. Now, he is inching ever-so-close to that major milestone after breaking yet another incredible figure.

PewDiePie, Twitter / Tubefilter
PewDiePie, Twitter / Tubefilter
PewDiePie has been dominating YouTube for close to a decade.

On August 13, PewDiePie eclipsed the 99 million subscribers mark after over 80,000 new accounts flocked to his channel. Yet, his channel’s growth hasn’t slowed and he’s already surging past the huge number.

According to SocialBlade, a stat-tracking website for all major social media platforms, over 142,000 new subscribers arrived on the Swede’s account after he broke the major milestone - standing him in good stead for finally reaching 100 million. 

PewDiePie is well on his way to 100 million YouTube subscribers.

Getting ever closer to that 100 million subscribers mark is not only an amazing achievement, especially for an individual-run channel, but great news for his fans. 

Back on August 12, the internet superstar promised his fans that he would partake in a 12-hour long Minecraft stream once he hit the magic number. 

However, the wait for said stream is set to go on for a little while longer yet, as the Swede will likely not hit the incredible milestone for some time.

SocialBlade projected him to cross over the 100 million threshold on August 14, and with that day coming and passing, the YouTuber still needs around 860,000 new subscribers to match the mark already surpassed by T-Series.

SocialBlade is unsure just when PewDiePie will break 100 million after already projecting him to pass it.

As ever, we will continue to update you on his growth, especially as and when he finally breaks the next absurd milestone and cements himself in the YouTube history books once and for all.