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*waves* How's it going friends, it's RobertIDK here!

―RobertIDK’s Intro

Robert McVey, better known as his online pseudonym RobertIDK (born June 24th, 1994) is a Canadian YouTuber who uploads comedy and music videos, as well as the occasional vlog. He created his account on July 12th, 2014 and uploaded his first video a week later on July 19th. Robert is known for his obscure references and his love of memes. As of January 2018, Robert has over 300 thousand subscribers and over 24.1 million video views.

Personal Life

Robert grew up in Oakville (Ontario, Canada). In June of 2017, Robert moved to London, England to live with fellow YouTuber MessYourself. Robert was blessed with 2 siblings (different fathers), who are successful YouTube creators. He can recite all of their names with just 3 breaths. He was the bodyguard for Soulja Boy Tell'em before his brief prison stint for hosting illegal horse poker nights. 


Robert has released one EP ("The IDK EP"), which came out on October 23rd, 2016. The songs on the EP include original songs, covers, and song parodies.


  • "Before I met you, I was a piece of sheet!" ("IT'S VALENTINES DAY"(Original Song))
  • "I am Richard and I get lots of foking bihches!" (I Asked my Crush Out on a Date and They Said YES)
  • "YouTube is like a box of chocolates, it tastes pretty good at first, and then you're like "f**k, I'm getting fat!"" (How to Date a YouTuber)
  • "Dabbin' is a way of fashion, and memein' is a way of.. Dreamin', I don't know." (Try Not to Dab 2)
  • "I feel like I'm on every drug at once, right now." (The World's Hardest Speech Jammer!)
  • "This ain't a meme, it's a god damn arms race!" (said in one of his live streams on YouNow)
  • "Good morning, good morning I'm drinking my coffee now... Good morning, good morning if I didn't wait for it to cool down I would say oww" (said in one of his live streams on YouNow)
  • "No matter how young you are, start drinking coffee and it'll make you a better person." (Coffee Vlog)
  • "There is one thing that everyone around the world can agree on. And that is that dabbing is totally lit fam." (Try Not to Dab Challenge)
  • "We're not gonna cheat, obviously. Cause then it wouldn't be a game. DUH." (RobertIDK sucks at Google Feud)

Subscriber Milestones

  • 1,000 Subscribers - September 10th, 2015
  • 5,000 Subscribers - February 5th, 2016
  • 10,000 Subscribers - March 26th, 2016
  • 25,000 Subscribers - May 23rd, 2016
  • 50,000 Subscribers - July 8th, 2016
  • 100,000 Subscribers - October 26th, 2016
  • 200,000 Subscribers - April 26th, 2017
  • 300,000 Subscribers - January 7th, 2018