Jason Probst is an American YouTube star known for his Minecraft gaming videos on his channel. TrueMU. He is also known as a long time friend of rapper, Post Malone. After playing video games for more than five years, he lost interest in the craft to follow in his friend’s footsteps in the music industry, although he later resurrects his first love. Although his new venture is also remarkably successful, Jason Probst is still widely known as a Minecraft gamer. Read about the American player and musician below.
Biography of Jason Probst
Jason Allen Probst was born on June 7, 1995, in Grapevine, Texas. Her birth sign is Gemini. He shared his childhood with his sister Emily but nothing is said about the parents who raised them. Details about his early years and family are not available at this time.
He shares the same high school alma mater -Grapevine High School – with singer, songwriter and actress, Demi Lovato; singer Post Malone (who is also his best friend) and singer Norah Jones. He graduated in 2013.
On August 30, 2010, Jason Probst joined the YouTube gaming community. He started his game channel TrueMU in collaboration with his friend Branson, as a Minecraft channel. After Branson’s departure, Probst is the channel’s exclusive representative. Since then, he has continued to post various gaming videos.
In addition to TrueMU, Probst was a member of the YouTube gaming channel, Team Crafted, now known as Vision Squad. He has played alongside players like ThatGuyBarney, Deadlox, SkyDoesMinecraft, JeromeASF, HuskyMUDKIPZ and YourPalRoss. They often play parkour or adventure maps. Jason also made Minecraft mini-games with the team members. Vision Squad, despite only having a few videos, has amassed over 936,000 subscribers with over 3 million views.
Jason Probst soon got tired of Minecraft and stopped creating content for his channel. He chose music over games and took the time to foster a career in the industry. The last video on his channel was posted on October 7, 2016. However, in May 2018, Probst deleted all content from his channel and switched to Fortnite content. He renamed the channel Fortnite Stuff and mostly shows clips of other famous Fortnite players. In no time, he became a professional Fortnite streamer.
Shortly after changing his channel’s name, in August 2018, Probst took all of his old Minecraft videos private and changed his name to TrueMU, after clearly stating that Logdotzip’s video was missing TrueMU. Additionally, he private all of his previous Fortnite videos. He continued to make Minecraft mods, updates, and maps. His channel currently has no less than 2.5 million subscribers and more than 430 million viewers.
Before leaving for California, Probst lived with his family in Texas. However, the only known member of his family is his younger sister, Emily. There is no information regarding his parents. In the meantime, he has a cat named Teddy.
Jason Probst has come a long way in his career, and as such should have a lot of scholarship to show for his strains as well. Although his net worth is unknown, he is said to have reached an enviable worth considering the amount of hard work he has put into his career.
He owns a white Aston Martin Rapide, a feat to prove the success of his YouTube channel. He also earns from selling merch on his website.
YouTuber Facts – Jason Probst
Probst is a longtime friend of Post Malone
While the duo have moved on with their chosen career, one thing is for sure, they were born of the same descent, in Grapevine, Texas. Probst and Post were friends at the time. They both lived and studied together in Texas before moving to the country’s entertainment hub of Los Angeles, California to try out a bigger platform for their respective careers.
Jason continued to stream Minecraft and Malone found success as a rapper. The latter’s success in the music industry may have influenced the player’s decision to try his hand at music.
Besides Malone, Jason Probst is also good friends with YouTubers including Adam Dahlberg (SkyDoesMinecraft) and Ty Ellis (Deadlox).
He makes music
As noted earlier, Malone’s prominence in stage rapping might have influenced his friend’s decision to try his hand at music. After leaving the gaming scene in late 2016, Probst focused on music. According to his Twitter profile, Jason said he creates videos for gamers and music for people.
He uses electronic instruments to create his music. He has recorded various songs including his outro song, Eclipse. Jason Probst also did background music/mixing for the CavemanFilms parody Flee for Your Life. When he’s not playing games on his channel, he’s been working on his new songs.
Social media presence
From his strong presence on YouTube, it could be that Probst is no newcomer to the social media game. He joined the Twitter family in July 2011 and has over 448,000 followers. He is also on Instagram, where he manages more than 216,000 followers.