If you’re not a teen, it’s possible you’ve never heard of David Dobrik. He’s a celebrity who has risen to fame on social media: originally featured on the video-sharing app Vine, he has since turned to YouTube and garnered more than 14 million subscribers. Now, Dobrik has turned his empire into a net worth estimated at US$7 million. His elaborate stunts and vlogs have earned him film roles, a gig hosting the Teen Choice Awards and a loyal fan base. The 26 most-followed YouTube stars revealed Here’s everything you need to know about David Dobrik, a Vine star-turned-YouTuber: David Dobrik was born in Kosice, Slovakia, on July 23, 1996. He has three siblings named Ester, Sarah and Toby. Dobrik and his family immigrated to a suburb of Chicago when Dobrik was six years old. He attended Vernon Hills High School, where he played tennis. Because he moved to the US when he was six, Dobrik is protected from deportation under the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, which allows undocumented minors to live and work in the country. However, under President Donald Trump, those protections could be revoked. After Dobrik graduated high school, his parents gave him a choice: go to college or move out. Dobrik chose to move to Los Angeles in 2013 with a few of his friends, and the group struggled to survive on cheap groceries such as peanut butter and bread. Around this time, Dobrik discovered an app called Vine, where users could create short six-second looping videos to share with others. He started out running a few different sports accounts from which he would upload sports highlights and clips. At that point, Dobrik estimates he was making US$1,500 to US$2,000 a month. But Dobrik soon transitioned over to creating comedic Vine videos. He started teaming up with other funny people on Vine – a group that’s come to be dubbed as the Vlog Squad. This includes other big-name former Vine stars and YouTubers such as Scotty Sire, Toddy Smith, Gabbie Hanna, Josh Peck and Zane Hijazi. As he continued to produce videos on Vine, Dobrik followed some of the platform’s creators over to YouTube in 2015. But he couldn’t afford to create elaborate productions and rent out massive sets like other lucrative influencers were doing to produce content. Who are the world’s top 15 YouTube beauty influencers? That’s when Dobrik met fellow Vine star Liza Koshy, who introduced him to vlogging – essentially, online video journals. “I really liked that it was a small camera and you could just record your whole day,” Dobrik told Forbes . “I filmed my first vlog and I think it worked because I wasn’t trying to make it work. I was just doing it for my own enjoyment.” By November 2015, Dobrik and Koshy were dating. “Never have I ever gotten so comfortable being around a person as quickly as I did with her,” Dobrik said on the couple’s one-year anniversary. “I probably sound so repetitive talking about how lucky I am.” When Vine shut down in late 2016, Dobrik switched over full-time to YouTube, where he has two channels: David Dobrik, home to vlogs, and David Dobrik Too, where he puts his content featuring members of his Vlog Squad. Between the two channels, Dobrik has more than 20 million subscribers. Dobrik launched a podcast in mid-2017 with fellow Vlog Squad member Jason Nash. Called Views, the podcast takes people behind the scenes of their vlogs and just features the crazy antics between the two. Dobrik and Koshy announced in June 2018 they had split. They filmed an emotional video on YouTube about the mutual break-up, and told fans they couldn’t be together because of personal issues. Although the two are no longer dating, they remain best friends and still film videos together. Why this Korean YouTuber’s vegan videos are all the rage Dobrik has turned his success on YouTube into big-screen gigs. He starred in the animated film Angry Birds Movie 2 and hosted the Teen Choice Awards in August 2019 alongside Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale. Dobrik and his Vlog Squad are known for the wild pranks they play on each other and general mayhem wherever they go. Just this year, Dobrik married Vlog Squad member Jason Nash’s mother in order to successfully pull off a long-standing joke of becoming Nash’s stepdad. The marriage lasted a full month. Dobrik is worth an estimated US$7 million. He owns a US$2.5 million-home in Los Angeles, which features an in-house recording studio and a multitude of cars, including a Tesla and Ferrari. Dobrik has a full-time live-in assistant, his long-time best friend Natalie Noel. Rumours have swirled that the two are dating, but they haven’t confirmed that. Dobrik is now a judge, along with Ciara and Debbie Gibson, on America’s Most Musical Family , a Nickelodeon singing competition. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter . This article originally appeared on Business Insider .