Who is PrestonPlayz?
American YouTuber and social media personality Preston Blaine Arsement was born in Dallas, Texas USA, on 4 May 1994, making Taurus his zodiac sign. He’s perhaps known better by his nickname TBNRFrags, with ‘TBNR’ standing for ‘The Best Never Rest’, while he’s also known as PrestonPlayz.
He launched his YouTube channel “PrestonPlayz” on 13 March 2018, and it’s today subscribed to by close to 15 million people, while all of his 904 videos combined have been watched nearly six billion times; he mostly uploads videos which feature him playing games, while he’s also into pranking his friends, and taking on some of the most popular internet challenges.
Education and early life
PrestonPlayz was raised in Dallas solely by his mother; his parents divorced before he was born, and his mother married another man when PrestonPlayz was three months old. He hasn’t met his biological father, and has revealed that he doesn’t want to; PrestonPlayz has two brothers Daka and David, half-brothers Caleb and Joshua, and half-sister Keeley, all of whom have also become YouTubers.
He began playing video games at a very early age, initially on his PlayStation 1 console and later transitioning to PC. PrestonPlayz studied at Travis Academy of Fine Arts (high school) and was into several activities during his time there, as he played basketball for the school team, took acting lessons and practiced creative writing.
He matriculated in 2011 aged 17, a year earlier than his peers, and initially wanted to become a surgeon; PrestonPlayz changed his mind during the summer, and began working as a lifeguard to financially support himself.
He launched his first YouTube channel in 2013, and it was only in 2018 that he chose to pursue a career on the network.
Most popular YouTube videos and other channels
PrestonPlayz is mostly popular on YouTube for the videos which feature him playing the popular video game “Minecraft”; it’s also interesting to note that he’s a member of the Minecraft group The Pack, with some of the other members including Bajan Canadian, JeromeASF and MrWoofless. PrestonPlayz is also known for playing a number of other videos games, including “Five Nights at Freddy’s”, “Fall Guys” and “Fortnite”. We’re about to mention the three most viewed videos on his channel, which’ve contributed to his internet popularity.
His #1 video “7 Ways to Steal Noob1234’s Diamonds! – Minecraft” has been watched more than 60 million times since 14 February 2020, and features PrestonPlayz showing his fans how to steal diamonds on public servers.
His second most popular video “101 EXTREME Minecraft Would You Rather Questions! ft MrBeast, Unspeakable, Brianna & Noob1234” has been viewed more than 44 million times since 2 January 2021, and shows him answering 101 ‘Would You Rather’ questions related to “Minecraft”.
PrestonPlayz’s #3 video “TRAPPED IN MINECRAFT PYRAMID PRISON! *WIFE IS SCARED*” has been watched close to 44 million times since 22 January 2019, and features him playing “Minecraft” together with his wife.
PrestonPlayz has six other YouTube channels, which include “PrestonGamez”, “PrestonCosmic” and “TBNRFrags” which is his second most popular, as it’s subscribed to by nearly eight million people and numbers nearly two billion views of all his 1,900 videos combined. His other channels are “PrestonShorts”, “PrestonCartoonz” and “PrestonReacts”.
PrestonPlayz is popular on several social media networks, and more than 1.7 million people are following him on Instagram, while he’s uploaded over 1,000 pictures and videos onto the network, with most of these being comedy content; he often features his wife in his pictures, whether they’re travelling together, having dinner or playing video games.
PrestonPlayz launched his Twitter account in January 2011; he’s tweeted over 75,000 times, and there are today more than 1.8 million people following him on this social media network. Most of his tweets are about video games.
PrestonPlayz is also active on TikTok; he’s amassed over 80 million likes of all his videos combined, and is followed by close to 10 million people on this network.
He has a Facebook page as well, today followed by close to 60,000 people, and PrestonPlayz’s most recent update was on 9 March 2023.
— preston (@Preston) August 12, 2021
Love life and marriage
Even though PrestonPlayz prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, he still occasionally allows his fans a glimpse into it.
He met Los Angeles-based YouTuber Paige in 2016; it’s widely believed that the two chatted on the internet for several months prior to going out on a date, but this is yet to be confirmed by PrestonPlayz. Paige is today probably known best for her YouTube channel “TurnthePaige”, which is subscribed to by over 80,000 people are numbers more than 3.7 million views of all her 169 videos combined. PrestonPlayz and Paige were together for around a year.
He became engaged to non-celebrity American Brianna Paige Arsement in October 2017, and they exchanged vows in May 2018; Brianna’s a registered nurse and has been featured in a number of PrestonPlayz’s YouTube videos.
Interesting facts and hobbies
PrestonPlayz has competed in three MC Championships (“Minecraft” tournaments), and his best ranking was at the MC Championship 15, when he, SmallishBeans, Quig and FWhip were members of Team Blue Bats, placing 4th overall, with PrestonPlayz placing 12th individually.
He loves summer, as he likes to swim in the ocean and relax at the beach with his wife.
It’s widely believed that PrestonPlayz doesn’t want to have children now because he’s focused solely on his career on the internet, while it’s also believed that his wife has expressed her wish to have children.
One of his favorite singers is Ed Sheeran.
Mark Ruffalo’s one of PrestonPlayz’s favorite actors, and some of his favorite movies include “You Can Count on Me”, “Infinitely Polar Bear” and “The Kids Are All Right”.
Height, eyes and wealth
PrestonPlayz’s age is 29. He has brown hair and eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs around 160lbs (72kgs).
PrestonPlayz’s net worth’s been estimated at over $20 million, as of July 2023.