Earlier today, the Swedish YouTuber announced that he is expecting his first child with his Italian wife, Marzia Kjellberg.
On Sunday, February 5, famous YouTuber PiewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg informed his millions of fans around the world that he and Marzia are expecting a baby.
Felix made the announcement on all his socials and broke the internet as, within a few hours, he received millions of views, likes, and comments on his social media accounts.
His YouTube video, “We’re having a baby” has amassed over 1,202,318 views.
In the heartwarming video, Felix showed the positive pregnancy test and then proceeded to document their pregnancy journey – from the ultrasound scan to Marzia’s slowly growing baby bump; he said he is loving it all.
“I’ve been keeping a secret from you guys,” the 33-year-old said at the beginning of his one and a half minutes long video.
“And that is – I’m going to be a dad!” he added. “We found out that Marzia is pregnant first in November.”
“Although Marzia’s been dealing with sickness,” he said. “She’s been taking it like an absolute champ. So yeah, I’m gonna be a dad!”
PewDiePie is famous for his Let’s Play videos and comedic formatted videos on social media. He married his longtime girlfriend, Marzia, in 2019 after dating her for eight years.
The couple first met in 2011 in a surprising way when one of her friends told Marzia about Felix’s videos and said, “Look at this idiot playing video games on YouTube.”
According to The Mirror, “After being thoroughly enthralled by his witty sense of humour, Marzia emailed him telling him she thought he was funny.”
“The struck up an online friendship that soon morphed into a romantic long-distance one, with Marcia living in Italy and PewDiePie in Sweden.”
Soon he was so obsessed with her that he started saving money to make multiple visits to Italy in just 12 weeks.
“The pair fell madly in love, and within months, the Italian student abandoned her studies to move to Sweden to be with him.”
In 2012, the duo moved to Italy to live with Marzia’s parents, where she launched her own YouTube channel ‘CutiePieMarzia’ focusing mainly on lifestyle, fashion, hauls, makeup, and beauty.
In 2013, the couple moved to their current location, England.
“It’s entering new territory, but I feel really ready and so does Marzia,” PewDiePie said in his video.
“I just feel so lucky to start a family with the woman I love. I know that whatever is ahead of us, together we can do it.”
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