Holly Conrad (born: May 22, 1986), better known online as Commander Holly is a YouTube artist, cosplayer, vlogger and gamer. She uploaded videos of her cosplays or tutorials, as well as videos of her playing video games and vlogs with her husband at the time, Ross, who also features on the popular Game Grumps channel, in which she has also appeared on. Her YouTube channel currently has 260,000 subscribers and 31 million video views.
Holly is a popular cosplayer and special effects artists, which has gotten her some work on numerous different projects on YouTube.
Holly is perhaps best known as a cosplayer. She is known for cosplaying as Commander Shepard from the Mass Effect series created by Bioware. Holly was Bioware's official Commander Shepard during 2011 and 2012. She also created a costume of Garrus Vakarian - another popular character from Mass Effect.
Holly and her friend, Jessica Merizan founded their own company, Crabcat Industries. Both Holly and Jessica host the show Try This At Home on the Nerdist network and are also both cast members on the Syfy network show Heroes of Cosplay.
Holly is also a special FX artist. Some of her notable work includes designing and creating a Kaiju for the promotional video "Pacific Rim - Training Day" and various creatures for a series of videos entitled The Four Players. She also worked on and helped create The Holodeck, another show on the Polaris network. She has also worked on the Adult Swim show Titan Maximum.
On May 8, 2019, Jared tweeted on Twitter that he and his wife Heldi were getting a divorce. Holly support this decision while ignoring Jared's soliciting sexually explicit photos of underage fans. Holly had faced a large amount of backlash because her attempt gaslight Heldi (Jared's former Wife) as a manipulator. After this controversy, Holly disabled all her social media comments to avoid more backlash and suffered a severe decline in subscribers,