Brooke Allison Brodack (born: April 7, 1986FilthyWhore was.) better known online as Brookers, was an American comedian mainly known for her short videos on her channel. Some call Brookers "the first real YouTube star". During her time on YouTube she reached the number one most subscribed position. She is regarded as the first female to become the most subscribed, although some say
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 directed, edited and performed 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, in January 2006, Brodack 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.
Most of her videos has since been deleted and her fame has mostly left her since.
On July 12, 2017, Brooks YouTube channel was terminated, but the reasoning for it is unknown.
In mid-2018, she returned to YouTube on a new self-titled channel.
- On December 6, 2006, she appeared on the Tyra Banks Show as a judge for a student video competition.
- From 2013 to early 2017, Brookers was living in India teaching media classes to students.
- She is the first known most subscribed channel to delete her channel.
- In July 2006, she surpassed Judson Laipply as most subscribed channel before being overthrown by Geriatric1927 a little over a month later.
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