Marcus Butler Biography
Marcus Butler started on YouTube creating music mixes and edited sports footage while in college. In 2010 he created his YouTube channel, Marcus Butler TV, at viewer request. Butler has done a number of collaborations with other YouTubers, including: Jim Chapman, Alfie Deyes, Caspar Lee, Tyler Oakley, Joe Sugg, Zoella, Connor Franta, Lilly Singh, Troye Sivan and many others. He was part of the 'YouTube Boyband' that raised money for Comic Relief and was featured in The Guardian.
In 2013, Butler was a member of the "Guinness World Records" YouTube channel and holds the world record for "Most bangles put on in 30 seconds by a team of two", along with YouTubers Alfie Deyes and Laurbubble.
Butler's book, Hello Life which is a part-autobiography and self-help book was published on 28 July 2015 in the UK and was published in the US on 10 November 2015.
As of December 2015, Butler's main YouTube channel has over 4 million subscribers and over 290 million video views, and is the 186th most subscribed channel on the website; his second channel "MoreMarcus" has over 1.5 million subscribers and over 140 million video views. Butler is influential through social media, being mentioned by The Telegraph as one of "Britain's most influential Tweeters" in 2013. As of December 2015, Butler has over 2.5 million followers on Twitter and over 2.8 million on Instagram.