Corpse Husband discovered unprecedented success in 2020, and his cult-like following exhibits no indicators of slowing down in 2021. However what has made him so profitable?
Corpse Husband is a YouTuber who skilled a moderately abrupt surge in reputation within the final yr, accumulating a wave of recent followers after leaping on the Amongst Us hype, scoring views within the many thousands and thousands for each his outdated and new content material.
He began YouTube in 2015 and targeted totally on narrating spooky tales on-line together with his mesmerizingly deep voice, although notably has not but revealed his face. Since then he has begun streaming, releasing music, and posting on most social media platforms.
On the time of writing, he has greater than 7 million YouTube subscribers, having grown from simply 1.4 million in September 2020. Within the house of roughly 2 months, he gained 3 million followers on Instagram, and a pair of.6 million Twitter followers. His single “E-girls are ruining my life” now has more than 93 million streams on Spotify.
Plainly his viewers will go to extraordinary lengths to indicate their loyalty. One fan obtained a tattoo of a strand of the YouTuber’s hair, one other obtained a tattoo of the sound wave of him breathing after he posted an audio clip on Twitter.
His viewers even received out in opposition to presumably the largest fandom on the planet when followers of Corpse Husband and BTS tried to see who might ‘ratio’ Mr Beast’s tweet the hardest, with Corpse profitable by a tiny margin and securing $10,000 for charity.
Why is he so profitable?
To start with, Corpse Husband’s anonymity permits him to face out among the many relaxation. The thriller as to what his face would possibly seem like has change into virtually a recreation to his fellow creators and his followers alike. Some attempt to do the detective work and work out who he’s, others make predictions or draw creative interpretations of what they think about him to seem like.
@corpse_husbandThat is my solely account, and I don’t even use tiktok ##corpsehusband♬ E-GIRLS ARE RUINING MY LIFE! – CORPSE & Savage Ga$p
Corpse has intermittently revealed small particulars about himself, and even the tiniest piece of knowledge is lapped up by followers. Prior to now Corpse has finished a hand reveal, proven a strand of his hair, and even proven an image of his decrease half on Instagram displaying off jewellery, painted nails, and veiny arms.
He isn’t the one social media star to have proved this methodology works. Minecraft streamer Dream has additionally capitalized on anonymity and progressively reveals sure points of himself. This notably blew up when he trended on New Years Day after doing a ‘neck reveal’ in MrBeast’s 2021 YouTube rewind.
After all, one among Corpse Husband’s extra distinctive options is his voice, which is awfully deep and one thing that a number of his viewers appear to lust over. The sound of his voice results in the belief that his look should even be engaging, and one thing much like the ‘Eboy’ look that grew fashionable on TikTok. This solely provides to his attract.
As Corpse turns into extra fashionable, his cult grows as a result of, as we noticed with Charli D’Amelio, reputation breeds much more reputation. As extra individuals discover out in regards to the hype, extra individuals will take part.
A lot to followers’ disappointment, nevertheless, if Corpse needs to maintain his model going, he received’t be revealing his face anytime quickly. If he does, the magic of the thriller will die, and the sport will probably be over.