• Irish gamer, streamer, musician, and YouTuber born in 1992
• 6.6 million subscribers on YouTube channel
• Skills in video editing and animation
• Plays video games such as Grand Theft Auto V, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Call of Duty: Zombies
• Net worth of approximately $3 million


Who is Daithi De Nogla?

Born on 6 July 1992, in Limerick, Ireland, under the water sign of Cancer, Daithi De Nogla is a 26-year-old Irish gamer, streamer, musician and YouTuber. Even though gaming has always been traditionally centered in the US and Japan, the omnipresence of the internet has resulted in the rise of many YouTubers around Europe and other parts of the world. Daithi De Nogla is one such individual, who was at first reluctant to showcase his skills, but eventually became one of YouTube’s brightest stars. With a channel consisting of videos devoted to games such as Grand Theft Auto V, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Call of Duty: Zombies, he’s amassed as many as 6.6 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. In addition to gaming commentary, Daithi is also a skilled video editor and animator, which has resulted in him diversifying his content in recent years; he even released three songs in 2015.

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Early Life and Family: Proud of His Roots

Daithi was born into an Irish family in the town of Limerick, which is the third biggest city in Ireland. There is no available information about his parents, nor about their vocations. Even though he is a celebrity, Daithi has respected the privacy of his mother and father, despite numerous inquiries from fans. This is also a clear sign that he has a habit of acting professionally, refusing to let his private life interfere with his career. However, we do know that Daithi is a triplet, as he has a brother, Aindreas, and a sister whose name is currently unknown. Daithi is an old Celtic name, which means nimbleness or swiftness. Coincidentally, this was also the name of the last pagan king of Ireland. You might be inclined to ask – why is this important? Well, Daithi never hesitates to show how proud he is of his national heritage, which in turn makes him unique amongst many other YouTubers – his real name is David Nagle. As for his education, there is no available information. It is uncertain whether gaming is his sole vocation or if he has a degree from a formal educational institution.

Career Beginnings: A Lifelong Infatuation With Video Games

According to Daithi himself, he loved playing video games even as a small child – he couldn’t wait to come home from school and play on his PC. The long hours he put in soon paid off, as he became very skilled in both RPGs and adventure games, as well as first-person shooters. His friends started taking notice of his ability, and urged him to capitalize on it. Initially hesitant to share his talent with the world, Daithi finally budged and created his YouTube channel on 16 January 2012. He wasn’t active during the first two years of the channel’s existence, but he eventually decided to start posting videos in early 2014. Uploads such as “GTA 5 Funny Moments: Stunt Buddy Lui Calibre, Ladder Troll & Eat Dirt! (GTA V Online)” and “GTA 5 Funny Moments: Bike Stunt Fails, Prison Shop Takeover! (GTA V Online)” showcased his humor and charisma, so that in mid-2014 he decided to expand his repertoire, and began experimenting with various GTA V mods. As a result, his subscriber count increased at an astonishing rate, prompting him to consider YouTube as a full-time job.

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Becoming a Star: Experimenting and Playing More Games

In 2016, Daithi cleverly realized that he needed to play more than just one or two games if he wanted to become a true star. Using suggestions by his fans as guidance, he soon started uploading videos related to the Call of Duty franchise, FIFA and Far Cry. Just as he planned, this caused him to become a true YouTube superstar, with many prominent gamers promoting him and saying positive things about his creative process. Around this time, Daithi also started posting animated videos, such as “Five Nights At Freddy’s 3 Animation (Daithi De Nogla Animated)” and “Daithi & Friends Animation! (Funny Animated Moments) #5”. This resulted in even more subscribers and positive feedback, as the world noticed his talent for editing and animation. Instead of just gaming, his fans could find out more about his relationship with his friends and his brother. Employing a simple cartoon-ish style of frame design, Daishi provided a new form of entertainment for his fans. In recent years, he also began uploading various vlogs, prank videos and Q&As.

What Are Daithi De Nogla’s Most Popular Videos?

POO STORY! – Daithi & Friends Animated” is by far his most-watched video, with 16 million views as of June 2019. In it, he recalls the story when he accidentally defecated in his pants because he dreamed that he needed to go to the bathroom, perhaps the best example of his creative genius, as he blends crisp animation with tongue-in-cheek and somewhat vulgar humor. His second-most popular video is “LUI & NOGLA TRY IRISH SNACKS AND SWEETS!”, with 13 million views. While on vacation with his friend Lui, Daithi’s mother sent them a package full of traditional Irish sweets and snacks; fans loved this insight into the culture of his country. He also did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with his brother, which also garnered a lot of attention. Furthermore, we can conclude that Daithi has become more than just a gamer and a commentator, but also a creator, in whose life people are really interested in.

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What Makes Daithi De Nogla so special?

There are thousands of active YouTube gamers, but Daithi is special for a couple of reasons. Due to him being Irish, he immediately managed to distinguish himself from others. Despite some people making fun of his accent, he refused to change it. As a matter of fact, he went even further when he started using Irish slang and swear words in his videos, especially when doing commentary. Another reason for his global popularity is the fact that he’s never afraid to show his emotions; whether it’s joy or rage, he doesn’t hesitate one second when it comes to screaming or shouting into his microphone. This candid and loveable approach to commentary has made him a fan-favorite and attracted a myriad of subscribers to his channel.

Music Career

In 2015, Daithi released his first song, entitled “YOUR LOVE” – not many fans knew that he was a talented guitarist and singer, and his performance blew them away, as the song is a smooth ballad with an undeniable romantic feel. Daithi has also released several other songs, such as “Unloved, Loving”, “Georgia” and more. For some reason, he removed all his musical work from his channel, except “YOUR LOVE”. From time to time, he uploads a cover of a famous song, which promptly reminds his audience of how talented he is.

Personal Life: Does Daithi De Nogla Have a Girlfriend?

Daithi is in a relationship with a woman named Aliyah, who is also popular on social media under the moniker “scaryspicejr”. They constantly post selfies on social media, and look like the perfect couple. However, Daithi is known for his long list of relationships and subsequent break-ups over the years; he has been with at least four women since he became famous. Other than Aliyah, David loves spending time with his two dogs, Tony and Joe. As a child, he was dropped on his head, which is a recurring joke in many of his videos. He and Aliyah currently reside in California. Daithi is a devout Christian, with “Psalm 1:3” present in the descriptions on all of his social media accounts.

Body Measurements: How Tall is Daithi De Nogla?

Daithi De Nogla is 6ft 5in (195cm) tall, and weighs around 176lbs (80kgs). He has green eyes and dark brown hair, with a now-signature beard of the same color.

What is Daithi De Nogla’s Net Worth?

Have you ever wondered how rich Daithi really is? Well, according to several prominent sources, he has a net worth of approximately $3 million. His yearly income is projected to be a minimum of $384,000. He accumulated this wealth due to his impressive work ethic, sometimes uploading as many as ten videos on a weekly basis. In addition to gaming, Daithi says he is an avid investor who wants to see his fortune grow. A lot of his revenue comes from merchandise sales – he made a particularly smart move by selling the rights to sell branded T-shirts and other apparel to a number of online stores. Not only does he get a hefty check in the beginning, but he also receives royalty from each sale. If he continues to make smart and calculated decisions, we will surely see his net worth increase in the near future.

Online Presence

Thanks to the ever expanding grasp that social media has on worldwide audiences, it is in the best interests of most celebrities to keep their fans informed about their activities and thus sustain and potentially increase their ratings and profit. Daithi himself is no stranger to this popular trend, as his dedication to posting updates on his public profiles and engaging with his fans is at an all-time high. His bread and butter is, of course, YouTube. On his channel, he has 6.6 million subscribers, with an accumulated whopping one billion unique views. He is also active on Facebook, on which he has a page with 45,000 ‘likes’. Twitter is his personal favorite, which is evident by the fact that he has 1.6 million followers. You can also find him on Instagram , as he constantly shares photos from his everyday life with 2.2 million people who follow him.


Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

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