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Christine Sydelko (born: March 27, 1994) is an Iranian-American comedian. She has a signature outfit which consists of a “Don’t Mess With Texas” shirt, a 90s windbreaker, a pink headband or sometimes a NASA visor, and green Crocs or knockoff Birkenstocks. Her YouTube channel currently has 1.3 million subscribers and 90 million video views as of July, 2018.
Christine was born in Chicago, Illinois. She attended DePaul University where she studied Political Science but dropped out just short of graduating. Christine first gained a following on Vine after some of her videos went viral. In 2015, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy. Christine created her YouTube channel on July 9, 2015, and has since amassed more than one million subscribers.
Christine met fellow comedian Elijah Daniel in 2015 and they started vlogging together. In 2016, they became engaged as a joke, despite the fact that Elijah is gay and Christine identifies as asexual. They intended to get married in 2017 when they reached 1 million subscribers on YouTube but ultimately broke up in 2018.
On January 31, 2017, Elijah and Christine released their most popular video to date,a parody of the song "Closer" by The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey. Elijah and Christine starred in Julien Solomita's short film "Eat, Clay, Love" and did a parody of The Maury Show together with fellow YouTuber Tana Mongeau. They also collaborated with beauty vlogger James Charles and candle reviewer Angela the Bath & Body Works rant lady. Elijah and Christine jointly won Best Comedian from the Shorty Awards in 2017.
Christine was featured in Katy Perry's "Swish Swish" music video. She appeared in both serious and comedic videos for BuzzFeed. Christine has also collaborated with Chris Klemens, Drew Monson, Tom Harlock, Colleen Ballinger, Manuel Gutierrez, Hannah Hart, Elle Mills, Grace Helbig and Mamrie Hart.
- 1 million subscribers: November 9, 2017.