Brooke Allison Brodack (born April 7, 1986) known on YouTube as Brookers. She is an American comedian mainly known for her short vidoes on her channel, which as received over 42 million views since she started. Some call Brookers "the first real YouTube star". During her time on YouTube she has reached the number one most subscribed spot and she will be forever known as the first female to reach that goal.
Brodack began posting her short comedic videos on her "Brookers" YouTube channel in September 2005. From July 3 to August 17, 2006, her "Brookers" channel was the most subscribed on YouTube. She was named a "Crossover Star" by the Wall Street Journal on its New Media Power List on July 29, 2006. Brookers directs, edits and performs in her videos, most of which have been set at her family home in Holden, Massachusetts. Her single-most popular video, "Crazed Numa Fan!!!!", a lip-sync parody of an earlier Internet meme, Numa Numa Dance by Gary Brolsma (itself a parody of "Dragostea din tei" by O-Zone), has been viewed on YouTube over 8.2 million times. Her younger sister, Melissa "Missy" Brodack, performs alongside her in many videos, including "Crazed Numa Fan!!!!" In addition to her "Brookers" YouTube channel, Brodack in January 2006 established a second channel, "QuietRiot," and she began posting videos there regularly in the summer of 2007. Collectively, they have received about 2,000,000 views. Since early 2006, she also has given improvised, audience-interactive comic performances on live webcam video, hosted by such services as Stickam, Ustream, and currently Blogtv, where in May 2008, she launched her live "BrookeBrodack's Show." Many of these performances have been recorded by fans, who have released them or sections of them as viral videos.
- on December 6, 2006, she appeared on the Tyra Banks Show as a judge for a student video competition.
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