Birth Name: Mark Edward Fischbach

Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 28, 1989

*father – German, smaller amounts of English and Scottish
*mother – Korean

Markiplier is an American YouTuber, podcast host, and filmmaker.

He was born at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, the son of Sunok Frank and Cliffton Morris Fischbach, a U.S. Army Colonel. His parents met when his father was in the army in South Korea. He was raised mostly in Cincinnati and Milford, Ohio.

Markiplier’s paternal grandfather was Cliffton Morris Fischbach (the son of The Rev. Basil Emmanuel Ehrhardt Fischbach and Mary Albertina Seibert). Cliffton was born in Ohio. The Rev. Basil was the son of German parents, The Rev. John William Fischbach, from Hessen, and Veronica Margaret Pretzinger.

Markiplier’s paternal grandmother was Flora Marie Doom (the daughter of Elijah Doom and Ada May Stewart). Marie was born in Kentucky. Elijah was the son of Felix Doom, whose mother was from Hessen, Germany. Ada was the daughter of James I. Stewart and Charity Carolyn Suttles.

Sources: Genealogy of Markiplier (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogy of Markiplier’s father –

Obituary of Markiplier’s father –


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