PewDiePie and Marzia announce the birth of their first child

By Olivia Richman


Jul 12, 2023

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YouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg is now officially a father.

PewDiePie and wife Marzia welcomed a baby boy earlier today. He posted pictures of his newborn son on Instagram after sharing updates throughout her pregnancy. When the due date became closer, PewDiePie took a break from posting on YouTube.

The famous YouTuber first revealed the pregnancy in February 2023. In the video, PewDiePie told fans he had been “keeping a secret” from them but felt ready to finally announce that he was going to become a father.

“I feel so lucky to start a family with the woman I love and I know whatever is ahead of us, we can do it,” PewDiePie said at the time. “I was really fortunate to have good parents growing up, so I want to pass on what they gave to me. Marzia the is loving and caring person I know so I have absolutely no doubt she will be an amazing mother.”

PewDiePie’s son is born

On July 12, PewDiePie and Marzia shared a post on Instagram that announced the birth of their baby boy. According to the caption, Bjorn was born yesterday, on July 11.

Fans reacted with excitement and elation for PewDiePie, who has been focusing more on his family and personal life rather than YouTube content.

Said Seán “Jacksepticeye” McLoughlin: “Congratulations on a happy healthy baby! Family gang.”

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Before the birth of his son, PewDiePie also got a new puppy. Maya and PewDiePie adopted the puppy after their elderly dog, Maya, passed away. The puppy’s name is Peaches, and has been a source of joy for the couple ever since.