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PewDiePie wedding: YouTuber marries social media star Marzia Bisognin

YouTuber PewDiePie has married long-term girlfriend Marzia Bisogin in a beautiful London ceremony, eight years to the day since they met.

The controversial Swedish vlogger, 29 – real name Felix Kjellberg – and the Italian social media star, 26, tied the knot at the Temperate House and the Nash Conservatory in Kew Gardens on Monday.

Announcing the news via his Instagram and Twitter accounts on Tuesday, he wrote: ‘We are married!!! I’m the happiest I can be. I’m so lucky to share my life with this amazing woman.’

Marzia also posted a stunning gallery of images on her social media pages, telling her 6.2 million Instagram followers that the day carried a special significance for the couple.

She wrote: ‘Yesterday, the 19th of August – after exactly 8 years since we met – we celebrated our wedding with our closest friends and family.

‘It was the most beautiful day, which I will treasure forever. I am so thankful for all the people that made time to attend the event and helped us celebrate our marriage.

‘I feel like I’m the luckiest person and I’m so full of love. Incredibly ecstatic to be able to call Felix my husband for the rest of our lives.’

An eyewitness told MailOnline on Tuesday: ‘It was a late afternoon/early evening wedding. It appeared to be a small and intimate affair with just a select handful of people.

‘The guests used the Elizabeth Gate, the same entrance as customers. There didn’t appear to be much security put in place, just a few members of staff surrounding the venue with the wedding in clear view of visitors.

‘At one point, PewDiePie and Marzia appeared to be by themselves inside a pavilion by Elizabeth Gate as guests waited outside.’

Between them, the couple have 107 million YouTube subscribers, 24 million followers on Instagram and 22 million Twitter followers.

Selfie: Two of the guests posed for a snap with the groom

Celebration: The wedding ended with the guests lighting sparklers under the August night sky

Celebration: The wedding ended with the guests lighting sparklers under the August night sky

Friends and family: Only a close group of guests were invited to the weekday ceremony

Friends and family: Only a close group of guests were invited to the weekday ceremony

Friends and family: Only a close group of guests were invited to the weekday ceremony

Here comes the bride: Marzia was snapped by a pal during the evening reception

Here comes the bride: Marzia was snapped by a pal during the evening reception

PewDiePie’s net worth is currently believed to be about $30 million (£24.7 million). Marzia’s is $2 million (£1.6 million).

PewDiePie boasts the most YouTube subscribers in the world, and was one of Time magazine’s most influential people in 2016.

WHAT ARE YOUTUBE’S TOP FIVE MOST SUBSCRIBED TO CHANNELS 

  1. PewDiePie 99 million subscribers
  2. T-Series 64.2 million subscribers
  3. Justin Bieber 41.2 million subscribers
  4. Canal KondZilla 40.7 million subscribers 
  5. 5-Minute Crafts 35.9 million subscribers

The Swedish commentator courted controversy last year as he battled with Bollywood channel T-series to keep the top spot, which was one of the most talked about subscriber battles of the year.

In addition to this, he was notably absent when YouTube released their end-of-year recap video, Rewind 2018, which omitted the likes of him and fellow vlogger Paul Logan.

The video streaming site releases an annual video to ‘celebrate the videos, people, music and moments that define the year’ but amassed millions of dislikes after leaving the social media stars out.

Actor Will Smith, who is not a creator on Youtube, was included, much to the chagrin of fans, with others commenting that the recap had ‘too much Fortnite’, an online video game, and that it was ‘too preachy’.

PewDiePie released a reaction video in which he slammed Youtube for oversaturating the recap with Fortnite and featuring non-Youtube stars.

Friends: 'I feel like I'm the luckiest person and I’m so full of love. Incredibly ecstatic to be able to call Felix my husband for the rest of our lives,' Marzia gushed [pictured with several of the guests]

Friends: ‘I feel like I’m the luckiest person and I’m so full of love. Incredibly ecstatic to be able to call Felix my husband for the rest of our lives,’ Marzia gushed [pictured with several of the guests]

Intricate details: One guest documented the place settings, which were made in the image of a horse

Intricate details: One guest documented the place settings, which were made in the image of a horse

Longterm love: The YouTube couple met in the summer of 2011 and have been together ever since

Longterm love: The YouTube couple met in the summer of 2011 and have been together ever since

Longterm love: The YouTube couple met in the summer of 2011 and have been together ever since

He said that because the recap lacked key moments from 2018 he was glad he wasn’t in it because it was ‘cringey’.

He said: ‘I remember Rewind used to be something that seemed like an homage to the creators that year. It was something cool to be a part of.

‘Now it’s like I’m almost glad I’m not in it, because it’s such a cringey video at this point. It’s so disconnected with the community and its creators.’

YouTube’s decision to leave the commentator out of the video may have had something to do with the drama that surrounded him between 2017 and 2018.

Wading in: PewDiePie has courted controversy in recent years

Wading in: PewDiePie has courted controversy in recent years

‘Now KSI, he is a scumbag. You’re both scumbags. KSI has made the same comments about my future wife, Marzia, and I never respond to it because it’s just cringey,' PewDewPie said of his fellow YouTube stars after KSI allegedly insulted Marzia

‘Now KSI, he is a scumbag. You’re both scumbags. KSI has made the same comments about my future wife, Marzia, and I never respond to it because it’s just cringey,’ PewDewPie said of his fellow YouTube stars after KSI allegedly insulted Marzia

Bad move: He lost his contract with Disney for posting anti-Semitic content and making repeated references to Nazis in videos in February 2017

Bad move: He lost his contract with Disney for posting anti-Semitic content and making repeated references to Nazis in videos in February 2017

He lost his contract with Disney for posting anti-Semitic content and making repeated references to Nazis in videos in February 2017.

Disney cut ties with the YouTuber after he featured a man holding a ‘Death to all Jews’ sign in one of his videos.

‘I’m sorry, I didn’t think they would actually do it,’ PewDiePie told his viewers in a clip. ‘I feel partially responsible. It might just be my crude sense of humor, but I think there’s something funny about that.’

Seven months later, in September 2017, he was caught shouting the N-word during a live stream of himself playing the multiplayer online shooting game Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds.

In July 2018, he posted an insensitive meme related to the 25-year-old pop star Demi Lovato, following her overdose and alleged heroin use. 

The YouTuber, who resides in Brighton, UK, shared a meme that shows a nondescript character asking their mother for money. The character pretends the money will be used to buy a burger but then uses the money to purchase heroin ‘like a boss’.

PewDiePie eventually deleted his tweet.

Two months later, he waded into another drama when he  voiced his opinion on the upcoming boxing match between fellow YouTubers Logan Paul and KSI, branding them both ‘scumbags’ – specifically calling out the latter for comments he made about his now-wife.

He slammed KSI for making the ‘sexist’ comments and criticised Logan, who garnered infamy after posting a video of a deceased suicide victim in Japan in December 2017.

In his video, PewDiePie said: ‘Logan Paul plays the moral high ground, and I guess against KSI, that’s not really hard to do. But for Logan Paul to do this it’s interesting, very interesting. And a lot of people bought it. 

‘Now KSI, he is a scumbag. You’re both scumbags. KSI has made the same comments about my future wife, Marzia, and I never respond to it because it’s just cringey.’

Power couple: Swedish vlogger PewDiePie, 29 - real name Felix Kjellberg - and the Italian social media star, 26, tied the knot at the Temperate House in Kew Gardens on Monday

Power couple: Swedish vlogger PewDiePie, 29 – real name Felix Kjellberg – and the Italian social media star, 26, tied the knot at the Temperate House in Kew Gardens on Monday

He also used a racial slur during a live-stream video playing of Player Unknown Battlegrounds.

PewDiePie is known for his popular video gaming vlogs and commentary videos which have made him the most-subscribed star on the video site.

He was born in Gothenburg, Sweden on October 24, 1989. After attending Chalmers University of Technology he started a YouTube account in 2010 and later dropped out of the school in 2011 to focus on his own content.

By July 2012, he had already amassed over a million subscribers and continued to grow in popularity rapidly.

In late 2013, he became the most-subscribed user on YouTube and began to incorporate more comedic content into his channel, though he faced a backlash in 2017 after reportedly making anti-Semitic and racist comments, resulting in the loss of his partnership with Maker Studios, operated by The Walt Disney Company.

Despite recent controversies, PewDiePie remains the most-subscribed YouTubers in history, boasting 64 million subscribers to his channel, resulting in a staggering 18 billion views.

Through his Internet celebrity, he’s also raised money for a number of charities.

The pair live in Brighton, UK – a known haunt for YouTubers such as Joe Sugg, Zoella and Alfie Deyes.

WHO IS PEWDIEPIE?

PewDiePie is the alias of Swedish YouTube giant Felix Kjellberg.

The 29-year-old internet sensation is a controversial character who has the most-subscribed-to channel on the video site. 

He has a staggering 99 million subscribers on YouTube – more than the population of the UK. 

Both of his parents, Johanna and Ulf Kjellberg, are successful Chief Executives of their respective companies in Sweden.

Social star: PewDiePie is the alias of Swedish YouTube giant Felix Kjellberg

Social star: PewDiePie is the alias of Swedish YouTube giant Felix Kjellberg

And having been schooled at Goteborgs Hogre Samskola, located in one of the city’s most prosperous areas, he could have been destined for a corporate life too.

But, fortunately for his millions of fans, Kjelberg’s ambitions weren’t in line with his classmates’ at Chalmers.

PewDiePie has previously earned blacklash for including racist and antisemitic messages in his videos. 

In July 2018, he posted an insensitive meme related to the 25-year-old pop star Demi Lovato, following her overdose and alleged heroin use. 

The YouTuber, who resides in Brighton, UK, shared a meme that shows a nondescript character asking their mother for money. The character pretends the money will be used to buy a burger but then uses the money to purchase heroin ‘like a boss’.

PewDiePie eventually deleted his tweet.

Back in February 2017, Disney cut ties with the YouTuber after he featured a man holding a ‘Death to all Jews’ sign in one of his videos.

‘I’m sorry, I didn’t think they would actually do it,’ PewDiePie told his viewers in a clip. ‘I feel partially responsible. It might just be my crude sense of humor, but I think there’s something funny about that.’

Seven months later, in September 2017, he was caught shouting the N-word during a live stream of himself playing the multiplayer online shooting game Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds.

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