PewDiePie deserves congratulations, as the YouTuber will soon become a parent! The 33-year-old video creator and his wife, Marzia Kjellberg, have announced they are expecting their first child.
PewDiePie, whose full name is Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, disclosed that the couple discovered their pregnancy in November of last year, but opted to keep it a secret. Continue reading to learn more about the good news.
PewDiePie and Marzia Expecting First Child Together
On February 5, the Swedish YouTuber shared the news to his 111 million fans with a special video. PewDiePie claims in the video titled We’re having a kid!, “I’ve been holding a secret from you guys, and that is that I’m going to be a father.”
“We initially learned that Marzia is pregnant in November, and I’m very grateful that everything has been going so well thus far. Marzia has been suffering with illness, but she has handled it like a true champion.
“So yeah, I’m going to be a dad. I am overjoyed. I find it a bit strange, as we are approaching uncharted terrain, but Marzia and I are both well prepared. I have no doubt whatsoever that she will be an incredible mother. I am confident that we can overcome whatever challenges lie ahead if we work together,” he concluded.
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Fans Sent into a Frenzy
As soon as the video was posted, supporters expressed their affection and well wishes for the pair in the comments section. Already, the video has received over 4 million views and over a million likes.
“This makes me ecstatically pleased! You’ve been a constant in my life since I was about twelve years old; I’m now 23 years old and attending college, and you’ve always been a part of it. Even though you don’t know me, it feels like a friend is telling me they’re going to have a child,” wrote a fan. “I realise that sounds extremely strange, but it’s like hearing a friend tell me they’re going to have a child.”
Another user added, “I’ve already viewed it four times. I cannot cease crying. You have been such a huge part of my life for the past 12 years, from watching you after school to putting on a movie to unwind after work. I am overjoyed for you and Marzia, as you will make a beautiful family.”
The Couple Tied the Knot in 2019
PewDiePie and Marzia started dating in 2011. Marzia, who is herself a YouTuber, was originally introduced to PewDiePie’s channel by a mutual acquaintance. She then sent him an email stating that she found his films amusing.
In August of 2019, after eight years of dating, the couple married the knot in a private ceremony. PewDiePie revealed the news on social media at the time, tweeting, “We are married!!! I’m as content as I can be:heart: I am extremely fortunate to live my life with this incredible woman.”
The YouTuber was the world’s most subscribed content producer until November 2022, when MrBeast surpassed him. He is currently second on the list and has the fourth-most subscribers overall on YouTube.
PewDiePie and Marzia Kjellberg should be congratulated on their impending parenthood.