Who Is Danny Duncan?
Garry Winthrope, more professionally known as Danny Duncan, is an American YouTube personality, actor, comedian, and musician. Duncan began posting videos on his YouTube channel in 2014.
Danny’s YouTube channel has grown consistency over the years, racking up millions of followers and subscribers. As of the time of writing, the channel has 5.5 million subscribers.
Many of Danny Duncan’s YouTube followers are drawn to his skateboarding and prank videos. The prank videos are primarily based on sarcasm.
Some of Duncan’s most-watched videos on the channel include:
• Falling with 30,000 Pennies uploaded 4 years ago, has 30 million views
• Danny Duncan/Best of 2019 uploaded 1 year ago, has 20 million views
• Danny Duncan/Best of 2018 uploaded 2 years ago, has 14 million views
• Surprising My Sister with a New Car! uploaded 3 years ago, has 12 million views
• Grocery Shopping with Danny Duncan 4 uploaded 3 years ago, has 10 million views
Besides YouTube, Danny Duncan has a presence in virtually all other major social networking platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
|Full Name:||Garry Winthrope|
|Popular Name:||Danny Duncan|
|Birth Date:||July 27, 1992|
|Parents:||Susan, father unknown|
|Siblings:||Two, including a sister and a half-brother named Mathew|
|Birth Place:||Eaglewood, Florida|
|Education:||Lemon Bay High School|
|Marital Status:||Single, but has been romantically linked to fellow YouTuber Lindsey Bell|
|Net Worth:||USD 5 million (as of March 1, 2021)|
|Source of Wealth:||Vlogging, Merchandise Sales, and Other Ventures|
|Height:||5′ 10″ (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||57 kg; In pounds: 125 lbs.|
Early Life and Career Information
Danny Duncan was born on July 27, 1992, in Eaglewood, Florida to a woman named Susan. His parents are separated. Danny attended Lemon Bay High School in his hometown of Eaglewood.
After graduating from high school, Duncan started working at Walgreens. However, he found the job unsatisfying and left it a few months later to venture into YouTube.
On March 6, 2014, Danny Duncan launched his first YouTube channel and began posting skateboarding videos as well as how-to videos on fixing ankle injuries. Around the same time, Duncan became the trainer of actor Jason Lee, who also happens to be a former skateboarder. It was not long before Jason noticed that Danny had a deep sense of humor and advised him to try acting as well as building his YouTube channel.
Duncan heeded Jason’s advice and immediately teamed up with fellow vlogger Christopher Chan. He created tons of prank videos and posted them on his YouTube channel.
In 2016, Duncan posted his first viral video titled’ Falling with 30,000 Pennies.’ The video has since garnered over 30 million views and remains the most-watched video on the channel.
In addition to his successful vlogging career, Danny Duncan is also a musician and aspiring actor. He has since released a single music track and reportedly has a couple more on the way.
Danny Duncan’s Net Worth
As of March 1, 2021, Danny Duncan had a net worth of $5 million. Duncan has earned a huge portion of his wealth from his YouTube channel, which includes revenues from monetized videos and sponsored ads.
Besides YouTube, Danny Duncan also maintains a vibrant presence on other major social media platforms. Considering that he’s a big influencer, it’s safe to assume that he also earns decent bucks from those websites.
And like most internet celebrities, Danny Duncan’s income also comes from merchandise sales. In 2017, Duncan launched his own merchandise under the brand name ‘Virginity Rocks.’ On July 13, 2018, about a year after launching his merchandise, Danny embarked on a nationwide tour to popularize the brand. The tour started in Los Angeles and culminated in Chicago on August 2, 2018. Danny’s merchandise is available either on his social media accounts or through his official website (http://dannyduncan69.com).
Lessons from Danny Duncan
1. Family comes first
Danny Duncan loves his family and has featured them frequently in many of his YouTube prank videos. One of his family-based videos, titled ‘Surprising My Sister with a New Car!,’ also happens to be one of the most popular videos on his YouTube channel. The video shows Duncan drowning his sister’s old car and gifting her with a brand new one.
2. Never forget where you came from
Despite his internet success, Duncan experienced a deprived childhood. After his parent’s separation, Danny was raised by his single mum who struggled to make ends meet. But when he became a YouTube sensation, Duncan never forgot where he came from. In fact, he used his first millions to gift his mom with a new house and posted a video to that effect on his channel, titled ‘Surprising My Mom with a New House!’
3. Strive to be a positive influence on society
Danny Duncan understands that he’s a respectable internet personality who can change or shape opinions. He has chosen to use his celebrity status to impact positive change, especially among the youth. One way he endeavors to achieve that is by donning t-shirts encouraging abstinence and responsible sexual conduct.
Famous Quotes by Danny Duncan
“Adopting one child won’t change the world: but for that child, the world will change.”
“Let your smile change the world but don’t let the world change your smile.”
“One day you’re gonna die, and then you’re gonna be like.. You’re gonna be dead, you’re gonna be dead and then you’re gonna be like ‘I shoulda went to San Francisco, I never got the chance’ Daniel is gonna die… My filmer is gonna die.. This.. This guy is gonna die.”
“Some people call it luck, I call it dedication.”
“Sometimes if they’re not gonna give you what you want, than you got to just leave cuz you can’t get ripped off guys, you can’t.”
Danny Duncan is an American YouTube star who has a net worth of $5 million. Duncan is best known for posting prank and skateboarding videos on his YouTube channel, which has since racked up more than 5.5 million subscribers.