Corpse Husband discovered unprecedented success in 2020, and his cult-like following reveals no indicators of slowing down in 2021. However what has made him so profitable?
Corpse Husband is a YouTuber who skilled a slightly abrupt surge in recognition within the final 12 months, accumulating a wave of recent followers after leaping on the Amongst Us hype, scoring views within the many thousands and thousands for each his previous and new content material.
He began YouTube in 2015 and centered 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 couple of.6 million Twitter followers. His single “E-girls are ruining my life” now has more than 93 million streams on Spotify.
It appears that evidently his viewers will go to extraordinary lengths to indicate their loyalty. One fan received a tattoo of a strand of the YouTuber’s hair, one other received a tattoo of the sound wave of him breathing after he posted an audio clip on Twitter.
His viewers even gained out towards probably the most important fandom on the planet when followers of Corpse Husband and BTS tried to see who may ‘ratio’ Mr Beast’s tweet the hardest, with Corpse profitable by a tiny margin and securing $10,000 for charity.
Why is he so profitable?
To start with, Corpse Husband’s anonymity permits him to face out among the many relaxation. The thriller as to what his face may seem like has turn into nearly a recreation to his fellow creators and his followers alike. Some attempt to do the detective work and determine who he’s, others make predictions or draw inventive interpretations of what they think about him to seem like.
@corpse_husbandThat is my solely account, and I don’t even use tiktok ##corpsehusband♬ E-GIRLS ARE RUINING MY LIFE! – CORPSE & Savage Ga$p
Corpse has intermittently revealed small particulars about himself, and even the tiniest piece of knowledge is lapped up by followers. Up to now Corpse has carried out 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 technique works. Minecraft streamer Dream has additionally capitalized on anonymity and step by step reveals sure facets 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 in all Corpse Husband’s extra distinctive options is his voice, which is very deep and one thing that a variety of his viewers appear to lust over. The sound of his voice results in the idea that his look should even be enticing, and one thing much like the ‘Eboy’ look that grew common on TikTok. This solely provides to his attract.
As Corpse turns into extra common, his cult grows as a result of, as we noticed with Charli D’Amelio, recognition breeds much more recognition. As extra folks discover out concerning the hype, extra folks will take part.
A lot to followers’ disappointment, nevertheless, if Corpse desires to maintain his model going, he gained’t be revealing his face anytime quickly. If he does, the magic of the thriller will die, and the sport will probably be over.