Early on in the year, elrubiusOMG was the seventh most subscribed channel but due to surpassing Smosh on January 7 and RihannaVEVO on July 31, his YouTube channel now ranks as the fifth most subscribed of all time with over 25 million subscribers.
Rubén started his first channel in 2008, with his original channel named elrubius, he used to do Skyrim gameplay, but was forced to stop to use this channel, because of copy right claims, later in 2011 he opened his second channel ElrubiusOMG, with Skyrim gameplay again, other gameplays, along with skits and vlogs. He had a decent and growing following, giving him about 50,000 subscribers in 2012.
In 2013, he started to do chatroulite videos and occasionally some Omegle videos. Elrubius due to these things as well as making a music video that went viral gained many subscriptions. He is still one of the fastest growing YouTubers of all time, the most he has gained being over a million subscribers in a single month. He currently gets 300 thousand subscribers a month and has as well one of the most video viewed and the fastest most video viewed channels with over 5 billion views, gaining 100 million views a month.
ElrubiusOMG is one of the richest YouTubers on the platform.
ElrubiusOMG currently has the fifth most retweeted post on Twitter with over 1.42 million retweets, peaking at third.
"¡Muy buenas, criaturitas del Señor!" ("Hello there, little creatures of the Lord!")