People know Mark Rober because he is a well-known YouTube star, an inventor, and an ex-NASA engineer. It’s called Mark Rober on YouTube, and he has more than 19.5 million followers. He is known for making science videos, DIY gadgets, and other interesting science-tech content. Mark Rober was also the founder of Digital Dudz, a company that makes unique Halloween costumes. He has been on Jimmy Kimmel Live, which is a popular show in the United States. Mark Rober is on Instagram under the name “markrober,” and he has more than 651k fans.
Rise to Fame
Before making videos on YouTube, Mark Rober worked as an engineer for NASA. Then, in 2004, he joined NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He worked there for almost a decade. He was one of the people who came up with the idea for the Curiosity rover. Mark Rober was also involved in the hardware design for a number of high-profile JPL missions.
This is how it began for Mark Rober: He started on YouTube in 2011. First, he made a video called “iPad2 Halloween Costume-Gaping Hole in the Chest.” The video went viral in less than a day and had millions of views. This led Mark to start a costume company called Digital Dudz, which made Halloween costumes based on Mark’s video. At the end of the year, in 2013, he sold Digital Dudz to the company Morphsuits.
Mark has a lot of ideas to his name. In a video he made in 2018, he showed off a glitter bomb that gave off a bad smell when it was set off. People who steal parcels were the first people to use the bomb. Mark went on to make better versions of the glitter bomb. His invention was also used against money mules who worked for people who scammed people online. In a YouTube video, Mark Rober and Jim Browning took down scam call centers together, with help from the YouTube star.
Mark Rober has worked for Apple, but only in secret. When he worked for the company, he mostly worked on virtual reality projects. As a matter of fact, he has two virtual reality patents to his name.
Mark Rober was born on March 11, 1980. He was born in Orange County, California. Then, in 2015, he moved to California’s Sunnyvale neighborhood. It doesn’t seem like he has many parents. He is married to Lisa Rober. They have a son together.
Mark Rober did his mechanical engineering at Brigham Young University, and he did it well. He went to the University of Southern California to get his master’s degree. It’s because his son has autism that he’s an advocate for autism awareness, so he’s well-known.
Mark is also a person who cares about the environment. During the year 2019, he worked with YouTube star Mr. Beast to start Team Trees, a fundraising project that aimed to raise $20 million to plant 20 million trees.