AYU Official (Indian Youtube Community) :- Bhuvan Bam, who gained popularity after starting BB Ki Vines, is an Indian singer and a comedian. He has already released three songs to date and is best known for his selfie filmed vines and videos. Now let’s take a peek at his biography and facts to know more about him!
|Real Name||Bhuvaneshwar Bam|
|Nickname||BB, Bam, Bamji|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Youtuber, Guitarist, Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||22nd January 1994|
|Age||26 (as of 2020)|
|Birthplace||Vadodara, Gujarat (India)|
|Hometown||New Delhi (India)|
|School||Green Field School, New Delhi|
|College||Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, New Delhi|
Brief Introduction :
Bhuvan Bam is a New Delhi-based YouTuber, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and comedian who gradually gained nationwide prominence after he started uploading videos on his YouTube channel, ‘BB Ki Vines’. Initially, he uploaded his music videos which he filmed and recorded himself, on his Facebook profile. But later on, he launched his very own YouTube channel, ‘BB Ki Vines’ on which he posted all his subsequent footages.
After completing his graduation from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College in New Delhi, he took to performing as an entertainer and musician in a local watering-hole, ‘Bars’ in the city. In order to earn his livelihood and make ends meet, he used to perform till the wee hours. At the same time, he also participated in live musical shows, soirees, college fests and events, providing him with an extra source of income, besides his staple livelihood. He began his online career as a low-profile journalist where his debut news video garnered some 15,000 views on his Facebook page. The inspiration to launch his channel ‘BB Ki Vines’ came from a video that he recorded using his Nexus smartphone’s front camera. Presently, his YouTube channel ‘BB Ki Vines’ has over 16 million subscribers.
Rise to Fame :
Bhuvan Bam started his internet career by posting a sardonic footage of news reporter asking insensitive questions to a woman regarding to her son’s death in the Kashmir floods. The post received about 15,000 views on his Facebook profile. In the same year, he uploaded his first YouTube video, titled, ‘The Chakhna Issue’.
Bam’s debut YouTube video ‘The Chakhna Issue’ picked up just 15-20 views compelling him to remove the video from the popular social media channel. However, the video was reposted by his subscribers later on. A video recorded accidently via a brand new Nexus phone’s front camera named, ‘I’m feeling horny’ became intensely popular in Pakistan.
The unprecedented popularity of ‘I’m feeling horny’ inspired him to create his own YouTube channel in June 2015, which he named ‘BB Ki Vines’. Later on, he joined forces with two Pakistan-registered YouTube channels, ‘Bekaar Vines’ and ‘Karachi Vyns’.
Bhuvan uses the front camera of his iPhone 6 Plus to record videos that he posts on ‘BB Ki Vines’. With more than 15 million fans following him on YouTube who have viewed his vlogs over 900+ million times, he definitely is India’s one of the most popular YouTubers.
His videos have a runtime ranging from 2-8 minutes and generally have themes portraying the lives of teenagers growing up in modern metropolitan cities. The plots normally revolve around Valentine’s Day, parents, teachers, and girlfriends and are tempered with a high dose of humour that is unmistakably ribald.
He teamed up with ‘TVF’ (The Viral Fever), another well-known YouTube channel registered in India for producing the video titled, ‘TVF Bhootiyapa Bachelors vs. Ghost’. He received an invitation from the promoters of ‘All India Bakchod’, one of India’s largest YouTube channels to work in partnership on numerous forthcoming web-based projects.
‘Raftaar’, one of India’s select rappers heaped encomiums on Bhuvan for his sarcastic videos and congratulated him for having earned widespread recognition on YouTube in a very short time. He has composed and hosted a number of singles on his personal YouTube channel, the most memorable being, ‘Teri Meri Kahani’ for which he partnered with TVF.
The format or layout of Bhuvan’s footages has a striking resemblance to another exceedingly popular YouTuber Lilly Singh aka ‘Superwoman’. However, unlike Lilly’s uploads, Bhuvan Bam’s videos have an out and out Indian character and are recorded keeping the interests of homegrown youngsters in mind.
Bhuvan Bam’s popularity cuts across the entire Indian subcontinent comprising India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Majority of those who subscribe to his YouTube channel and view his posts happen to be teenagers and young adults from North India.
He has faced extensive flak for uploading adult content and use of abusive languages in his videos. However, he has found overwhelming support from many of his fans who have maintained that youngsters in Delhi use filthier language in their normal conversations.
Bhuvan was the first Indian whose subscribers’ base crossed the 2 million mark on YouTube. He has fans numbering in millions on his Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram profiles.
His favorite creation is the track, “Ban-Chod” which he composed and uploaded in March 2015. He wrote the song to protest the numerous irrational prohibitions and embargoes brought into force by the incumbent government.
Bhuvan Bam is the protagonist in all his videos who drives the plot forward along with a few fictional characters. Some of the characters who appear regularly in the footages are Banchordas Chhatriwala, Sameer Fuddi, Babloo Ji and Dr. Sehgal.
Apart from a being skilled musician and comedian, Bam also excels in creating original textual content and is a good speaker as well. He addressed the audience at IIT Delhi’s TEDxII symposium and Jaypee University of Information Technology in 2016.
He was honored with the ‘Most Popular Channel Award’ at the WebTV Asia Awards 2016 ceremony held in Seoul, South Korea.
Personal Life :
Bhuvan Bam was born on 22 January 1995, in Baroda, Gujarat. Later on, he shifted to New Delhi with his family where he spent his growing up years. He attended the prestigious Green Fields School in South Delhi from where he completed his high school.
He completed his graduation from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University. After completing his education, he found employment in a pub in New Delhi, ‘The Bars’ where he performed as a singer and instrumentalist.
Apart from entertaining patrons at a local pub in Delhi, he gave performances as a comedian as well as was a supporting act in numerous concerts, stage shows and events. He had been honing his skills as an entertainer and stand-up comedian from his school years.
Performing in the tavern, singing in college fests and musical events, and acting as a comedian were the main sources of his livelihood during the early part of his professional career.
Bhuvan Bam Income (Net Worth) :
If we talk about Bhuvan Bam income sources, his mainstream income came from his live musical performances and original songs. But with the YouTube popularity of his videos, the major chunk now comes through advertisements played on his YouTube channel.
Thanks to ‘YouTube Partners’ Program. BB Ki Vines currently has 160+ uploaded videos, over 17+ million subscribers and over 2 billion total views. Another income source is by performing in events, stage shows, college fests etc.
|Channel Name||BB Ki Vines|
|Total Views||2 Billion|
Bhuvan Bam Net Worth has grown at a rate of 1400% in the past two years.
It is expected that Bhuvan Bam monthly income and Net Worth may grow at a very fast pace of 500% every month.
Today, he’s ranked amongst the top 10 highest paid YouTubers. There is no way to calculate precise answer for your curiosity, what exactly is Bhuvan Bam net worth.
How much does Bhuvan Bam earn from YouTube every month? The ‘BB ki Vines’ fame YouTube superstar Bhuvan Bam is earning approximately 17 lakhs to 2.7 Crores per month.
His estimated annual income is around Rs 2-32 Crores. However, the scope of Bhuvan Bam earnings from YouTube may fall between 4 to 70 Crores a year. Whoa!
|Estimated Youtube Earnings|
|Monthly Earning||10-12 Lakh INR|
|Net Worth||3-4 Crores INR|
Music videos and other works :
In January 2018, Bam released a music video “Sang Hoon Tere”. This was followed by “Teri Meri Kahani”, “Safar” and “Rahguzaar”. He also appeared in a short film, Plus Minus, which earned him a Filmfare award.
In December 2018, he began a new digital series on YouTube called Titu Talks, which featured Shah Rukh Khan as the first guest and Johnny Sin in the second episode.
The Success Mantra
This one man’s army is giving tough competition to established companies. If you think he become successful by accident, you are so very wrong, dude! He was comedian and fun loving from his early school days.
His initial videos were shared only within closed circles and were greatly appreciated.
He shared his ‘Success Mantra’ at IIT, Delhi, during a TEDx Talk. He cited that his unique writing skill and originality made him touch such a huge audience. Originality is what makes your dreams come true.
SOCIAL MEDIA STATS :
|Youtube||18.5 Subscribers, 165 Videos, 2.6 Billion Views (June 2015)|
|10.4 M Followers, 1210 Posts|
|4.9 M Likes, 5.4 M Followers (May 2015)|
|3.5 M Followers (August 2013)|