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jacknjellify is a YouTube channel owned by Cary and Michael Huang, who host Battle for BFB (BFB). They are known for their marble races and their BFDI series. The account was founded on February 4, 2008, making animations and marble races. The first episode of BFDI was released on January 1, 2010, and their channel has been running for over eleven years. jacknjellify also makes other animations, but BFDI is their main project.

jacknjellify was verified on YouTube on June 26, 2017[1], and the channel was affiliated with the Channel Frederator Network on October 14, 2019[2].

Crew members

For the crew members who were hired by jacknjellify after BFB 16, see List of crew members hired after BFB 16.

Main

  • Cary Huang (since February 4th, 2008)
  • Michael Huang (since February 4th, 2008)
  • Satomi Hinatsu (since November 3rd, 2017)
  • Kenzie Bryant (since November 3rd as a voice actor, started writing and animating since BFB 6 and BFB 9 respectively)
  • Amor Boretto (since April 6th, 2018)
  • Maroue Reus (since April 6th, 2018)
  • Niall Burns (started as an animator sometime between October 6th, 2018, to July 11th, 2019, and voice actor since BFB 16)

Former

Animators

  • Allen Lee (sometime between July 11, 2019, to August 24, 2019)
  • TopHatTheHat (started as an RC asset creator and started animating since BFB 14)
  • Joseph Pak (sometime between July 11, 2019, to August 24, 2019)

RC asset creators

Cast

AdSense problems

On March 6, 2014, jacknjellify's AdSense account was suspended for an unknown reason. They sent YouTube two appeals, however they were both rejected. Since then, they have gained over 115 million views.

On June 15, 2016, jacknjellify revealed on Twitter that their AdSense account has been restored,[3] thus meaning that they can once again receive income from their videos, further guaranteeing that BFDIA 6 will be released. Also thanks to this, the show will hopefully be in its full production again, if not just a bit slower. jacknjellify also created a slideshow[4] for their thoughts about what caused the account's block in the first place.

A few hours later, jacknjellify, once again confirmed that their AdSense account is unbanned through a post on their Facebook account,[5] also including the said slideshow's link for the Facebook users. However, BFDIA 6 was never released, and BFDIA was officially cancelled.

King of the Web

jacknjellify once ran for King of the Web. Their goal was 12,500 votes and if it was reached, BFDI would be weekly instead of monthly. They said you could vote 10 times per day. Blocky was in the cameo and at the end, you could vote for one of these reasons:

  • A: Like BFDI
  • B: Like clean water
  • C: Like clicking on pink buttons.

The goal was never reached, so BFDI never became weekly.

Channel statistics

YouTube subscribers

jacknjellify has 1.06M subscribers as of 17:46, 2 October 2021 (UTC).

Subscribers Date achieved
25 August 19, 2009[6]
5,000 December 21, 2012[6]
10,000 May 4, 2013[6]
50,000 October 14, 2014[7]
100,000 October 26, 2015
200,000 January 8, 2017
300,000 December 23, 2017
400,000 August 6, 2018
500,000 March 9, 2019
600,000 December 2, 2019
700,000 May 3, 2020
800,000 August 22, 2020
900,000 January 15, 2021
1,000,000 April 27, 2021

As noted on jacknjellify's Twitter, the 50,000th subscriber was Galaxitastic, known as SugarCane789 at the time.[8]

YouTube views

jacknjellify has 795,062,953 views as of 17:46, 2 Oct 2021 (UTC).

Views Date achieved
50 April 15, 2008[6]
5,000,000 July 29, 2012[6]
10,000,000 December 6, 2012[6]
50,000,000 June 25, 2014[9]
60,000,000 November 4, 2014[10]
100,000,000 August 16, 2015[11]
200,000,000 November 21, 2016[12]
300,000,000 January 26, 2018[13]
500,000,000 December 9, 2019[14]
600,000,000 August 6, 2020

Trivia

  • jacknjellify's former logo was based on Homestar Runner's logo.
  • During the credits of "Return of the Hang Glider," a message was put at the end that said, "Subscribe to our new channels," which listed the personal channels of Michael Huang (Fernozzle), Cary Huang (Carykh), and Andrew Wang (Losmmorpg), meaning that Andrew was once noted as a member of jacknjellify.
  • There was a BFDI is Back channel banner preceding the release of IDFB. However, no screenshots of it can be found online.
  • On April 27th, 2021, the channel hit one million subscribers. The channel is also the first object show creator ever to hit the million.[15]
  • Michael said in a livestream that the channel name was based on a series they made in kindergarten.

Gallery

See also

References


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