1 5 One Billion Views Gaming Danishflag MaleIcon 2014 YouTuber
Hello my crazy family

―Savge sandwich squad, ___Mr Crainer

Benjamin Dreyer Vestergård (born: December 12, 1994 (1994-12-12) [age 25]), better known online as Crainer (formerly MrCrainer), is a Danish gaming YouTuber. He usually uploads daily Fortnite videos, with additional videos on his second channel with his wife Thea. He usually refers to his fanbase as "The Crazy Family". He has a funny, charismatic style. He is a Christian and he often played with SSundee. He now plays with Slogo and Jelly.


Crainer is known for his slightly maddening high-pitched voice, which he'd frequently use for his earlier videos. He has since stopped doing this after an explanatory video on August 11, 2016, revealing to his viewers that he had been faking his voice for 2 years.

He used that voice whenever he was excited to pump up the video, which soon became his known YouTube trait which made him hesitant to speak normally. He wanted to be able to use his real voice in future videos and continues to do so. Additionally, he yells quite often in his videos.


There was a video uploaded by Lanceypooh, after him not uploading for about 6 months, detailing his experiences with MrCrainer and what Crainer has done to him during the time of their collaboration.

It began with Lancey stating that he does not like drama, but the viewers deserved to know the "betrayal" that has been done to him by the happy-go-lucky YouTuber.

Lancey stated that his communications and interaction with Crainer began when he was on Twitch, as a relatively large streamer for the time in 2012. Crainer, a much smaller Twitch streamer began messaging him, and eventually, over an unspecified amount of time, they became good friends, and Lancey and Crainer would stream games together, and Lancey would assist Crainer in promoting his channel. Though, Crainer told Lancey that he was still working on getting his life together when his girlfriend at the time breaks up with him. This, according to Lancey, makes Crainer go "off the rails" and, with the promise of Skype logs as proof, Crainer started steroids.

It was around this time Lancey moved to YouTube, and his success from Twitch follows him there. Soon after his popularity rose, it had seemed that Crainer had moved to YouTube also, and had re-contacted Lancey, stating that he was with a different girl, that he was a Mormon, that he had become a better person and was trying to lead a better life.

Lancey then made the decision with the money he gained from YouTube, to build a gamer house in New Orleans, and due to Lancey considering Crainer as family, promptly invited him to live in the house with him, free of charge (specifically; board, food, water, electricity) due to the fact that Lancey knew about his financial instability. After paying first-class round trip tickets to fly him over from Denmark, as well as assisting Crainer in custom issues, and having a rented Limousine to take them from the airport to the house, they arrived and Crainer made himself at home. During this time, Lancey would give Crainer a luxurious lifestyle, and Lancey would without hesitation buy him whatever items that he wanted, with Crainer promising to pay him back. It was stated by Lancey, that he bought Crainer a gaming computer that he would use for YouTube. It was around then that Crainer requested Lancey bring his girlfriend, Sophie, at the time to the house as well, and Lancey, even though never having met the person in question, swiftly paid for the woman's tickets and flew her over too with first-class round trip tickets, and having a limousine take her to the Saks Fifth Avenue (which is an American chain of extravagant department stores, notably being quite expensive). Lancey then takes Crainer and Sophie splurging, buying the two whatever they wished, such items being a Louis Vuitton purse, Gucci Sunglasses. Lancey stated the only two things he spent his money on for himself was his truck that he still rides in to this date, as well as paying off his parents house.

It was then that Lancey was requested by the people at Mineplex and MCProHosting to go to a con, and be the Host of an unnamed event, and Lancey brought Crainer with him, buying them both good-quality hotel rooms. After the con and unspecified period of time, Sophie needed to fly back home, so they took her back to the airport and flew her home (Lancey stated as an afterthought that the girl was a very lovely person, though she broke it off with Crainer and therefore Lancey didn't see her after that).

It was during this time that Lancey had a falling out with an unnamed YouTuber (out of respect for Lancey and the Youtuber themself, they will not be named) in which Lancey was confused as to why that transpired, although Lancey later states that he holds nothing bad towards the person in question as they had bad information at the time. It was stated by Lancey that the two collaborated often, and were good friends and partners in what they did. Although, Crainer while living with Lancey, would talk with the unnamed YouTuber about Lancey behind his back. A week or two before Crainer was due to leave, Crainer texted Lancey asking if they could take a ride in his truck like they used to, and Lancey obliged. Crainer began to ask questions to Lancey, questions such as asking whether he thought he could make it without the unnamed Youtuber, to which Lancey answered that he thought he could. Lancey at the time was angry due to the falling out he had with the unnamed Youtube, and Crainer kept on asking questions and making statements that were feeding onto how Lancey felt at the time about the person (I.e "Screw that guy") and receiving similar responses from Lancey. Although, Lancey didn't realise the whole 45-ish minute conversation was baited, as Crainer had his phone in his pocket and was recording the conversation between them. Although, when the ride finished and Crainer retreated into his room, he edited the audio so that his part wasn't in it, and sent it through to the unnamed YouTuber, causing further tension between them and Lancey.

After this, Crainer had to return back to Denmark after his 3-month visa was due to expire, and Lancey took him back to the airport. During the travel there, Crainer stated that he was going to be doing a collab with the unnamed Youtuber, and how excited he was for it. Once arriving, the two had a tearful goodbye, and Lancey gifted Crainer a wad of cash in hand, due to Lancey knowing that despite the small amount of money Crainer had and was making from Youtube, he was still financially unstable. Then, Lancey departs and texts Crainer before his flight, asking how he was doing, to no response. After that, Lancey sends another message, asking if he was okay and if everything was going alright, becoming worried about his safety due to the lack of response. Suddenly, Crainer blocked Lancey and didn't contact him again. By the time Lancey got back home from the airport, a video by Crainer went up, and it was a collab with him and the unnamed YouTuber.

After a time, Lancey decides to call Crainer out on Instagram, in which he receives a sudden large burst of messages from Crainer, him stating that he shouldn't do that, that he has stuff on Lancey too, among other things. Even though Lancey knew Crainer didn't have anything bad and was unsure of anything bad he had done, Lancey still removed the post due to the fact that he wanted to avoid drama.

Lancey then stated that he made many bad life decisions, and, due to the bad word Crainer had put about him on YouTube, Lancey's channel began doing worse, and Lancey was losing the money he once had, although it didn't concern him too much about certain items being lost, ie his gamer house, he had lost so much he had to ask friends and family to help pay his rent.

Lancey then talks more about his own situation but finishes with stating that Crainer did these actions to people in the race to get the money and fame, and states very clearly, that MrCrainer is not a good person.

EDIT: There is now speculation that the unnamed YouTuber is Ssundee

Video Link:


Here are a few of Crainer's series he's currently working on:

Inactive Series

  • Mission: Moon Butt – (Modded Survival) This is one of Crainer's most random series. His main objective: use the GalactiCraft Mod to "Create a butt on the moon." [Ended Without Notice |Videos: 5]
  • "Test Pack, Please Ignore!" - (FTB ModPack [TPPI] Survival) This is a Survival Series where it's the basic thing about trying to build a base and survive as long as he can. [Ended Without Notice |Videos: 11]
  • SkyFactory w/ SSundee – (Technological SkyBlock ModPack Survival) This Survival series is a Modded version of the classic Minecraft map, 'SkyBlock,' whereas this version's objectives are: 1) Complete the list of achievements that are put into 3 Tiers, and 2) Automating everything. [Ended With Notice |Videos: 30]
  • Rage Mode – This is a series in which he plays very hard maps/games.
  • SkyFactory 2 - (Technological SkyBlock ModPack Survival) Season 2 of SkyFactory w/ SSundee. The same thing as the first ModPack, but improved. There is also the fact that they are teaming up as "Team Crundee" and trying to battle against Bacon_Donut (creator of SkyFactory 1 & 2) and GiantWaffle, teaming up as "Team Breakfast." Teams Crundee and Breakfast are able to prank and troll each other, but the trolls are nearly as bad as the ones seen in the series 'Crazy Craft 2.0" [Ended With Notice |Videos: 35]
  • SkyFactory 3 - A SkyFactory series like usual, but had to be cut short due to the recently released SkyFactory 4 modpack at the time of recording [Ended With Notice]
  • Golden Cobblestone- Ian and Crainer go on a quest from Bobby to acquire the Golden Cobblestone. [Ended With Notice |Videos: 17]
  • Crazy Craft 2.0/3.0 - (ModPack Survival) This is a series that originally started with SSundee, but on his 2nd episode, he decided to add Crainer in. The objective is to become very overpowered and try to fight the 3 End Bosses (from OreSpawn). Along this was also Crainer and SSundee trying to prank each other in the most trolliest ways possible, whereas now trolls are able to kill them. [Current videos: 17+]
  • The Sort Of Vanilla Series – (Vanilla, With A New Mod Every Second Episode) This is a series where Crainer started vanilla and decides to add mods in every second episode suggested by his crazy family. [Current videos: 18+]
  • Crundee Craft- This is a ModPack Survival that Crainer and SSundee created. Also, Crainer and SSundee troll each other throughout the journey. (Ended with notice)
  • Head Hunter- This is a Quest ModPack that involves decapitating various people or creatures, and each episode usually involving either Crainer or SSundee hunting each other or the other's girlfriend.
  • What Is Minecraft- Crainer and Boskie play a modpack where crafting recipes are scrambled and rescrambled every few minutes. (Ended with notice)
  • Factions- On the Timeless PvP server, Crainer builds a faction, CobbleKillerZ, in an attempt to take down SSundee's faction, Sexy Faces V5
  • Pixelmon- This is a modpack that Crainer plays with SSundee and Captain Sparklez
  • 100 ways to die - A series completed with SSundee and Ambrew. Ambrew is the host of the series, and ask SSundee and Crainer various Minecraft questions, which they must answer correctly. Losers will do a challenge of some sort in real life. The series ends when room 100 is selected.
  • PrimeMC- Crainer plays with the Crazie family on Skyblock fire, Prison, and Skywars.
  • This is Chocolate!? - Crainer eats Danish chocolate which is designed like real things
  • Troll Craft - Crainer, SSundee, and CaptainSparklez troll each other while trying to survive the modded Minecraft world. but ended when zeen and kehaan pull off the 'Final troll"
  • Skyrealms - Skyrealms is a series that Crainer plays on a server called Skyrealms with SSundee and Thunberg (aka Harumberg). Thunberg gives them challenges every Friday that they have to complete in order to get rewards. Also, they have 2 hours in between episodes to do off-camera stuff.
  • SkyFactory 4 - Possibly one of the oldest series on Crainer Commentaries. This series is done with Ssundee, in which they play in a heavily modded survival world, starting from a block of dirt and one tree. Their goal is to complete every achievement in their achievement book, as well as to make use of all the mods in the game. (Ended with Novice [41 Videos])
  1. Lucky Blocks 1 - Crainer vs. SSundee vs. Thea vs. Maddie compete in challenges after opening 30 themed lucky blocks.

Active Series

  • Lucky Blocks 2 - Crainer vs. SSundee vs. Viewer compete in challenges after opening 30 themed lucky blocks.
  • Pranks - After Crainer forced Thea to take a slime bath, it has been said that Crainer has initiated a 'prank war'. Last prank: Tattooing Crainer's face (Thea)


  • He has an obsession with dirt, which he frequently demonstrates, and uses the hashtag "#dirtequalslife."
  • He hates cobblestone, which he tells Ian, often destroying cobblestone. The most viewed video on his channel is a song called 'Destroy Cobblestone'.
  • He is #NotAllGrownUp (early videos)
  • Crainer often enlarges the facecam in videos to provide extra emphasis. This can be most clearly seen in recent videos.
  • He has a habit of naming iron golems and other inanimate objects 'Bobby' - after his dog.
  • He very often uses extravagant thumbnails in his videos. They are usually bright and colorful, sometimes containing his face or his Minecraft character.
  • Crainer's voice could be heard in the DK Rap, "He's the first member of the DK Crew!"
  • He always says “SSundee DIRT = LIFE NOT COBBLESTONE."
  • Crainer has a wife named Thea.
  • After a Q&A video with Thea, he often calls Thea a savage sandwich and refers to subscribers on their second channel as Savage Sandwiches
  • Crainer and his wife Thea have a channel together.
  • Crainer has spoken Danish in one of his videos with his girlfriend.
  • Crainer refuses to accept that he is #allgrownup.
  • Crainer has a head-loving girlfriend in the series, Head Hunter.
  • Crainer started the whole "Crundee" thing that combined the names Crainer and SSundee together. This started in Season One of SkyFactory. In Troll Craft, he started to also ship "Cranklez".
  • Crainer frequently asks SSundee to "eat his meat poles"
  • Crainer HATES SSundee's cobblestone obsession and how he thinks "Cobblestone = Life" (Even more than Lancey does). This ultimately leads to him hating cobblestone overall. Starting in The Golden Cobblestone, SSundee made it a gag in making it seem like Crainer loves cobblestone, saying "Hashtag Crainer's all grown up."
  • He caught on with SSundee loving an OreSpawn girl named "Gertrude" from SSundee's Crazy Craft One Series. This led to Crainer kidnapping Gertrude in various trolls in both Crazy Craft Two and Crundee Craft.
  • He enjoys naming things Bobby, much to SSundee's annoyance.
  • He has a girlfriend named Fie, whom both are now broken up. The break-up happened sometime after one of their vacations.
  • He has an obsession with meat poles, ever since season one of SkyFactory. This led to SSundee disliking meat poles as much as Crainer hates cobblestone. He also believes "Dirt = Life".
  • Whenever he and SSundee are being judged by someone, usually after competitions, he usually throws steak at the judge to bribe him/her into getting his/her favor. This method never affects the final decision of who the winner is.
  • Crainer has a fear of clowns. However, he does not remember how he obtained this phobia and why it is still with him today.
  • Crainer mentioned that he used Colgate as his toothpaste. (Sky Factory 3)
  • Whenever a video collab with SSundee gets over 100,000 likes, he announces that he is about to jump in a lake and runs offscreen.
  • In his video, "Reacting to My Old Videos (Cringe Alert)", Crainer mentions that he had an older channel (Which was known as MrCrainer and is now deleted) before then. Some of his very old videos can be found on "Minecraft Hub" and "The Gamestation" as it is possible (but not confirmed) that he made a partnership with either of the two.
  • In Troll Craft, Crainer has over 113 Episodes. However, one episode (Spooklez Quiz) was deleted from his channel because of the amount of backlash that he received for avoiding a troll.
  • He is good friends with PopularMMOs and GamingWithJen.
  • Like SSundee, Crainer used to record with Lancey, but for some reason stopped doing so after he started Sky Factory with SSundee.
  • In Stardew Valley Episode #10 (SSundee's channel), SSundee introduces Crainer to his new editor, Russel (SnakeFistExplosion). SSundee tells Russel in the video to make Crainer look like Barney. All because of the hair. This has been ongoing since SSundee introduced Russel to his fans and Crainer's fans. Until in the latest Murder episode, it was Barney themed (as demanded by fans).


  • "HeeeLLLOO!!! My Crazie Family, and welcome to yet another episode of..." (Old Intro in his own video)
  • "If you guys still enjoy this series be sure to hit that like button or comment down below because that's the only way so I know you guys still love this." (Early-Mid Videos)
  • "#CrainerFriends is right... (image appears) there. If you wanna know what that is, check the link in the description down below for your chance to appear in my next video."
  • "Hit that little beeeeell... *ding* to turn on notifications a become a part of the notification squad."
  • "Hashtag get Crainer to two million subs before 2017!"
  • "OH MY GOD!!!"
  • "What the crap, man/Spooklez?!?!"
  • "NO!!!"
  • "Cobblestone will never equal life in my life!"
  • "Soul sand does not equal life!"
  • "Dirt equals life!"
  • "I'll name him Benny/Billy/Bobby."
  • "BOBBY!!!"
  • "Why?!?!"
  • "Why do you have to do this to me?!"
  • "Look at this freakin' mine!"
  • "#[insert long hashtag]"
  • "GOSH DANG IT!!"
  • "DANG IT!!" (When lose or fail something)
  • "Go, Bobby! GO!" (Happy Wheels)
  • "Take the L!"
  • "What the crap, dude?! What the crap, dude?!?! WHAT THE CRAP?!?! NOOOOO!!! IAN!!! HE USED A NETHER-... OOOOOH!!!" (Crainer's reaction after SSundee turned his castle into dirt in Crazy Craft 2)
  • "AAAAAARRRRRRGHHHHH!!!" (When falling to death)
  • "Can I name you Bobby?"
  • "We're rich this time!" (Lucky Block Challenge)
  • "(Dies from lucky block) Minus (multiple of five/fifteen) nether stars!" (Lucky Block Challenge)
  • "You have three seconds to guess in the comments below what I'll be naming this guy. 3... 2... 1... It's Bobby."
  • "(SSundee) Hey, what's going on guys? SSundee here wi-" "(Crainer) (Scream loud or say something weird)" (Intro in SSundee's videos)
  • "Give him 100!" (100 Ways to Die)
  • "If you drink a lot of water your pee turns blue, right?"
  • "I don't wanna do dis..."
  • "Why do you hate our beautiful Meat Poles?"
  • "More meat poles!"
  • "The meat poles will live on!"
  • "YAAYYYYYYYY!!!!!"
  • "IAN!"
  • "THEA!"
  • "X33N!"
  • "You know what?... IAN!"
  • "I don't wanna keep an open mind!"
  • "(SSundee) Now let me ask you something." "(Crainer) No, I don't have a pen and paper ready!" "(SSundee) Do you have a pen and paper ready?"
  • "(SSundee) Do you have a pen and paper ready?" "(Crainer) Yes I do, actually."
  • "Do you even (Random word, usually Vanilla) bro?!"
  • "My mind is so open right now!"
  • "Keep an open mind."
  • "If you don't know who Kehaan is, one, where the crap have you been? And two, he's the guy who made this freakin' modpack, dude!"
  • "Wait. What?!"
  • "He's a genius! He's a freakin' troll genius!"
  • "Would you like to watch me destroy this cobblestone?"
  • "You know what? No! No, I am keeping Gertrude!"
  • "Well hello there, Ian! (evil laugh)" (Villain Crainer)
  • "Gertrude loves me!"
  • "OH!! I'm getting married!" (100 Ways to Die) * "(Hears creepy girl laugh) AAAH!! AAAH!! WHAT THE CRAP?!" (100 Ways to Die)
  • "(Same thing happens again) I HATE THAT ONE!!" (100 Ways to Die)
  • "(Gets killed by an anvil) WHAT THE CR*P just happened?!" (100 Ways to Die)
  • "I'm so salty about being last place again!" (Pixelmon)
  • "(SSundee) Hashtag Crainer's all grown up." "(Crainer) I AM NOT GROWN UP, IAN!!" "(SSundee) I don't believe it." (Crainer getting involved with cobblestone)
  • "(Crainer) The only reason why I want to get the Golden Cobblestone is so I can burn it!" "(SSundee) Burn it into your heart." (Golden Cobblestone)
  • "I swear, if any of you comment that I'm grown up, I'm gonna punch myself."
  • "TELL THEM THAT I'M NOT GROWN UP!!" "(SSundee) Hashtag Crainer's all grown up." "(Crainer) I'm out. (Rage Quits)" (Golden Cobblestone)
  • "#NotGrownUp"
  • "Cobblestone equals life."
  • "Where are you, Ian?" (Head Hunter)
  • "I'm going to get a girlfriend!" (Head Hunter)
  • "Well we can't live here anymore."
  • "SHUT UP, HORSE!!"
  • "I'm not gonna dab, guys!"
  • "Dab! There you go."
  • "♪Say hello from the other side!♪"
  • "Thea the savage!"
  • "... WHAT?!?!"
  • "How am I gonna get water now?!" (Troll Craft)
  • "Cobble Killers OP!" (Factions)
  • "NO!! GoDz, you lost 300k!!" (Factions)
  • "WHAT THE CRAP WERE YOU DOING?!?!" (Factions)
  • "GoDz the gambler." (Factions)
  • "I just lost a million dollars!!" (Factions)
  • "We've been raided." (Factions)
  • "Your mom is a hydra."
  • "♪I don't even know what to do about you at this point! I don't even know how you are gonna come back at this point!♪"
  • "(SSundee) Last episode has over a hundred thousand likes again." "(Crainer) ...A HUNDRED THOUSAND LIKES?!?!?!"
  • "I'm gonna go eat spaghetti!"
  • "I hate spaghetti!"
  • "Shoutout to anyone drinking coffee right now."
  • "You just got roasted!"
  • "Fam lit!"
  • "Thea, are you trolling me right now?"
  • "Stop trolling me!"
  • "I will actually kill you if you keep doing that."
  • "#CrundeeIsAThing!"
  • "Let's get some L's in the chat for that guy."
  • "I think I just took the L."
  • "Yaaaaas!"
  • "You have worse ADD than me!"
  • "When you here it coming from Crainer, you know it's bad!"
  • "If you have a Snorlax... and you are blue... I have a problem with you." (Pixelmon)
  • "Why am I always third?!" (Pixelmon)
  • "I took Gertrude."
  • "I also took your elephant. Funnily enough, the elephant was easier to carry than Gertrude."
  • "I gotta go jump in a lake RIGHT NOW!"


  • "Anyway Crazie Fanily, that's gonna have to be it for today's episode of (Series)."
  • "Let's try and get 78,000 click bells!"
  • "Can we get 500,000 likes and I'll jump into a lake."
  • "Hit that little beellllll *ding* to turn on notifications... and become a part, of the Notifacation Squad."
  • "I'll talk to you guys later. Bye!"
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.