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Wilbur Soot Bio, Age, Height, Personal Life, Career, and Net Worth

Wilbur Soot, also referred to as Will Gold, is a musician, Twitch broadcaster, and YouTuber from Britain. He initially gained recognition in 2017 for his contributions as a creaters and main editor of collaborative comedy YouTube channel SootHouse, where he was also a regular presence.

Wilbur is more commonly recognized online as Wilbur Soot. He is most known for his gaming videos with his friends in the SleepyBoisInc and for his collaborative Minecraft videos on the Dream SMP.

Will Gold has been posting videos on YouTube since 2008, but he rose to prominence in 2017 as a member of the SootHouse group channel for their “Reddit reading” following the proposal that covered subjects like memes and life hacks. He subsequently attracted more than 6.19 million subscribers to his own YouTube channel.

Real NameWilbur Soot
Stage NameWill Gold
ProfessionMusician, Twitch broadcaster, and YouTuber
Well-known forMusic and Youtube videos

Early Life Of Wilbur

Wilbur, known by his birth name Will Gold, was brought up in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, on September 14, 1996. Following his parents’ separation during his time in middle school, he relocated to reside with his father, where his sleeping arrangements consisted of a futon placed directly on the floor. Despite being his parents’ only child, he has step-siblings from their previous partnerships. 

Will’s dad works as an engineer, while his mom holds a job in the government. He is a White English person. He and his family are Christians. Growing up in Brighton, East Sussex, he studied at Sussex Downs College in Lewes, England, where he completed his studies and obtained a bachelor’s degree in post-production and editing.

Date of birthSeptember 14, 1996
Place of birthSuffolk, England, United Kingdom

Career Of Wilbur

Wilbur Soot started his first channel, Settings66, in May 2008, where he and his friends would role-play various scenarios when he was younger. He collaborated with a fellow named Ben to create videos, occasionally sharing game walkthroughs on their platform.

He created the WilburGold solo channel in 2011 and the Minecraft and Donuts channel, he disclosed information to Sophie, the girl. On the latter, he displayed a higher level of activity, but after his partner’s unavailability, he stopped uploading.

In February 2013, he made another channel, ALittleBritOfWill, where he briefly shared video series, music, and short films. He gained recognition initially for his role as the person in charge of hosting and managing content on the YouTube group called SootHouse, which he co-founded alongside seven regular collaborators.

He went on to make several other YouTube channels, one of which is called “Wilbur Music.” He has covered well-known songs on this channel as a musician. He and a few others contributed to the SootHouse YouTube channel before launching their own. 

The April 2017-founded channel gained fame for being the first to produce YouTube videos in the “Reddit reading” format. On March 29, 2019, he finally launched his own solo channel of the same name. He started posting primarily video games, with a special emphasis on Minecraft. 

He became a member of role-playing Minecraft server “Dream SMP” the following year, in which he developed the fictitious country of L’Manberg and took the lead in crafting the highlighted stories on the server.

As a result, in March 2019, he simultaneously launched his YouTube channel and Twitch channel. He used to post highlights of his Twitch streams of Minecraft to his YouTube channel. His entertaining streams gained him a few hundred thousand followers on the platform very fast.

He quickly attained more than a million followers on the platform. His Twitch channel’s popularity led to an increase in his YouTube subscribers as well. In addition to Minecraft, he frequently streams Just Chat and plays games like Geoguessr and Spore. At the moment, he has 6.19 million YouTube subscribers and over 4.3 million Twitch followers.

Music Career

In November 2017, Wilbur Soot initiated a new channel titled Wilbur Music, debuting his inaugural track, “The ‘Nice Guy’ Ballad,” in January 2018. Following the surge in popularity of this song, subsequent editions satirized different elements of online culture, inclusive of the track “Karen, please come back I miss the kids.”

His initial extended play, titled “Maybe I Was Dull” became available for purchase on Bandcamp on December 25, 2019. Subsequently, on June 25, 2020, his collection titled “Your City Gave Me Asthma” became accessible on Spotify.

In 2020, he unveiled three humorous tracks centered on an e-boy’s melancholy over an e-girl, known as the “e-girl trilogy”: “I’m In Love With An E-Girl,” “Internet Ruined Me,” and “Your New Boyfriend.” The culmination of this series achieved its highest point.

In February 2021, he became a founding member of the band Lovejoy, alongside lead guitarist and songwriter Joe Goldsmith, bassist Ash Kabosu, and drummer Mark Boardman. Additionally, he took on the roles of rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist for the group.

Following the launch of their first EP, “Are You Alright?”, in May 2021, the band made an impressive debut at the tenth spot on Billboard’s “Emerging Artists” chart. Their subsequent EP, “Pebble Brain,” released in October of the same year, saw tracks featured on both the “UK Top 75” and “Billboard 200” charts.

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Height, Weight, Star Sign, Age, and Net Worth

Wilbur is 28 years old as of 2024. He probably weighs 81 kg and stands 6 feet, 6 inches (198 cm). His worth is about $1.5 million, and his star sign is Virgo.

Age28 years old
Height 6 feet, 6 inches
Weight81 kg
Star signVirgo
Net worth$1.5 million

Personal Life

It was previously reported that William was dating his girlfriend Nikki, also known as Nihachu, a fellow Twitch streamer and YouTuber. Following Soot’s February 2020 appearance on the dating show Rajjchelors, rumors began to circulate. This personality was paired with Nihachu at the time.

These two friends later started to show up on each other’s internet platforms. They did, however, disassociate themselves from each other long ago from their subscribers. Gold is currently pursuing a single life and concentrating on his career.

Interesting Facts

  1. Wilbur is close friends with Tommyinnit, one of the most well-known Minecraft streamers.
  2. He edited the JackSucksAtLife videos for a few months because he had editing experience.
  3. He has traveled extensively throughout the world, visiting places like the USA and the Netherlands.
  4. He currently has over 2.1 million Spotify subscribers each month.
  5. He suffers from aphantasia, which prevents him from seeing visuals in his head, asthma, and hypochondria.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the age of Wilbur Soot?

 He is 28 years old as of 2024.

Q2. What is Wilbur known for?

Wilbur Soot hails from Britain and is known for his talents as a musician, singer-songwriter, and content creator on YouTube. He gained initial recognition through the original music videos and cover songs he shared on his YouTube channel.

Q3. What’s Wilbur’s birthday?

He was born on September 14, 1996.

Q4. Is Wilbur a smoker?

Wilbur’s smoking habit was revealed during Pogtopia, more precisely during Niki’s birthday broadcast.

Q5. Why does wilbur soot have white hair?

He used to have all-brown hair, but now there are white streaks through the front of it, probably from his death or resuscitation. He did, however, say that stress was probably the cause in his May 5th stream.

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