• Born on 17 July 1987 in Dallas, Texas USA
• One of five founders of the popular YouTube channel 'Dude Perfect'
• Net worth of over $9 million and annual income of over $3 million
• Twin brother, Cory Cotton, and sister, Catherine Cotton
• Has set multiple Guinness World Records with 'Dude Perfect'
• Married to Aubrey Ellett, lives in Los Angeles, California
• Enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time

Who is Coby Cotton?

Coby Andrews Cotton was born on 17 July 1987 under the sign of Cancer, in Dallas, Texas USA, and is a social media personality and YouTuber, best known for being one of the five founders of one of the most popular YouTube channels – ‘Dude Perfect’.

How wealthy is he, as of 2024?

Coby Cotton’s net worth is estimated at over $9 million;, but should increase as his current annual income is reputedly over $3 million, earned from his activity on the social media scene, launching of various mobile games, TV series, and the sales of a book.

Early Life, Family, Siblings, Education

Coby Cotton was raised  in his hometown of Dallas, by his father Larry Cotton, who served as a pastor, and his mother, Diann Cotton. He has a twin brother named Cory Cotton, who was also involved in the founding of ‘Dude Perfect’, and a sister named Catherine. He holds American nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity. Upon matriculation in 2006, Coby enrolled into Texas A&M University, and graduated with a BA degree in Communication and Psychology in 2010. Parallel with that, he worked for an Apple store between 2005 and 2008.

Rise to Fame through ‘Dude Perfect’

While in college, in March of 2009, with his twin brother Cory, and their friends and college roommates Garrett Hilbert, Coddy Jones and Tyler Toney came up with an idea to create their official YouTube channel under the username ‘Dude Perfect’, . A month later, they filmed their basketball gameplay and uploaded the video called “Backyard Edition”, which went viral. The group continued posting various trick shots and comedy videos, which led them to be noticed by the ESPN’s “E:60”, for which they filmed a segment, later broadcast in such TV shows as “Around The Horn”, “SportsNation”, “First Take” and “Pardon The Interruption”, among others.

After receiving several sports approbations, they collaborated with such popular personalities as professional NBA player Chris Paul, NASCAR driver Travis Pastrana, NFL coach Pete Carroll, and volleyball player Morgan Beck, and even filmed videos with soccer teams Arsenal F.C., Chelsea F.C. and Manchester City F.C. in the UK.

Most-Subscribed Channel

Having more than 46 million subscribers and over nine billion views in total, ‘Dude Perfect’ is one of the most popular channels in the US, and the ninth channel with most subscribers in the world.

Some of their most popular videos are “Ping Pong Trick Shots 3 | Dude Perfect”, “Water Bottle Flip 2 | Dude Perfect”, “Real Life Trick Shots 2 | Dude Perfect”, all of which have garnered over 200 million views.

Guinness World Records

tIn 2009, The ‘Dude Perfect’ group set their first world record for the longest basketball shot, from Kyle Field’s third deck back . During the next year, the record was extended as they shot a basket from a cross-tower, which stood at 216 feet.

Coby Cotton

Their other records include for blowing pea with one breath, and walking barefoot on Legos, both set in 2018.

Controversy: Are Trick Shots Real or Fake?

A lot of people think their trick shots aren’t real, so the ABC show “Good Morning America” dedicated one of their segments ‘live’ to the tricks of Dude Perfect, and how they make them. The segment features experts who discussed if they were fake or not, and stated that they could not find any indication of being fake.

Other Projects: Mobile Games, TV Series, Book

In 2011, the group created their self-titled mobile game for iOS and Android, which was followed by its sequel, entitled “Dude Perfect 2”. They’ve also launched other games, including “Endless Ducker” and “That’s Lit”. Additionally, they were invited to film the TV series “The Dude Perfect Show”; it premiered in September of 2015 on the CMT network, while the second season was aired on Nickelodeon. Moreover, Coby Cotton has also published the book “Go Big”.

Appearance and Vital Statistics of Coby Cotton

Coby has short dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. His eight is 5ft 9ins (1.75m), and weight 167lbs (76kgs) – his body measurements are unknown.

Personal Life: Wife Aubrey Ellett, Residence, Hobbies

In May of 2017, Coby Cotton announced through one of his Instagram posts that he was dating Aubrey Ellett. Three months later, he proposed to her, and the couple eventually tied the knot at a ceremony held on 30 November 2017. They currently live in Los Angeles, California. In his spare time, Coby enjoys hunting and fishing.

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