McJuggerNuggets Net Worth: $1.6 million
|Real Name||Jesse Ridgway|
|Date of Birth||September 29th, 1993|
Who Is McJuggerNuggets?
McJuggerNuggets is an American YouTuber who’s real name is Jesse Ridgway. He is famous because of his video series ‘Psycho Series’. All of his family members were a part of this roleplay which showed the Ridgway family a bunch of psychopaths going through rage issues.
Jesse’s father, who played the character of ‘Psycho Dad’ was a fan favorite since the beginning. He was seen destroying his son’s video games, laptops, and other stuff.
The series was a bit controversial and made the family’s life interesting. However, the most significant change it brought was in McJuggerNuggets net worth which went on from 0 to $1.6 million. In an interview, Jesse Ridgway also told that the series also helped him pay his college debt.
Jesse Ridgway a.k.a McJuggerNuggets was born in the New York City on 29th September 1992. His family has total 5 five members that consist of Jesse himself, his parents, and his two brothers.
Since a kid, Jesse had a passion for acting and studied it as well to polish his skills. Moreover, he also has a degree in Radio/TV/Film studies.
It was his inclination towards performing arts that he made his first ever YouTube channel and a horror film at the age of only fourteen.
Jesse Ridgway started his career in 2006 when he was only fourteen years old with a YouTube channel. The channel was named “McJuggerNuggets” which is the reason why he is known to the online world by this name.
His initial mini-series were ‘The G.A.M.E’, ‘Overachiever’, and ‘Rule 19′. Jesse was the sole director of all of them. But it was not kicking off for Jesse and his channel until 2012 when he started the series named “Psycho Series’.
The series was about his family in which all of his family members were going through a rage and extreme anger problem. The problem was so intense that they used to break each other’s stuff such as Xbox, laptops, and phones etc.
Jesse portrayed himself as a dedicated gamer who wouldn’t get out of his gaming chair and get a job. His father was against that mindset and the father-son used to get into fights. His mother and other family members also used to get involved and it would get more interesting.
The series was an extreme hit and earned McJuggerNuggets 1.5 million subscribers and tons of cash. However, the series went on for four years and the videos started becoming interesting.
In 2016, the final episode was released in two intervals. The first one saw Jesse having it to his limits and shooting his father with a gun. In the next half, Jesse revealed that the entire series was, in fact, a role play and scripted and his family members were also a part of it.
The confession benefited and hurt Jesse Ridgway as well. He lost almost 15000 subscribers who were disappointed knowing that they were watching a scripted show this entire time. However, people around the world recognized and appreciated the directing and acting skills of Jesse.
Jesse owes the success of his career to the ‘Psycho Series’. A documentary was also made on how the ‘Psycho Series’ was created and what problems did the family went through. And despite all the criticism he had, McJuggerNuggets net worth shot to $1.6 million in 2020.
There has been a lot of confusion about Jesse’s personal life. All the time people assumed that the script being played was his real life. However, it was not the case and hence it gave rise to the confusions.
Since 2013, Jesse Ridgway had Juliette Rielly as his girlfriend. However, they broke up and then he was dating a girl with the name ‘Kate’. But after the final episode of the ‘Psycho Series’, it came into the knowledge of the fans that the whole Kate thing was a part of the script and he is still with Juliette. Jesse also posts pictures with her on Instagram every now and then.
McJuggerNuggets net worth is estimated to be $1.6 million. His income source has always been YouTube where he showcased his talent as an actor and director various times in different mini-series.
His series ‘Psycho Series’ took his channel to the new heights and he earned loads of money through advertisements on his videos. Jesse now owns his company ‘RiDGiD Studios’ and also has three other channels. His net worth is expected to increase significantly in the next few years.