|“||Hey, what's goin' on guys, SSundee here! And welcome back to...||”|
―SSundee's old intro
Ian Marcus Stapleton (born: December 2, 1987YouTube gamer. He currently has more than eighteen million subscribers on his YouTube channel.), better known online as SSundee, is an American
- 1 Early and personal life
- 2 YouTube career
- 3 SSundee's gaming series
- 4 Trivia
- 5 Quotes
- 6 Channel milestones
- 7 Gallery
- 8 References
Early and personal life
Ian was born in Michigan on December 2, 1987 and he has African and Irish ancestry. He has lived in a variety of areas. At the age of 8, he moved to Louisiana. At the age of 16, he moved to Virginia. 2 years later he moved to South Carolina and lived there for 11 years. When he was having marital issues he briefly moved to Victoria, British Columbia in Canada. He now lives in his old home in the town of Summerville, South Carolina.
Ian joined the military branch (Air Force) when he was in his young adult years and was happy with being in the military. On February 14, 2013, he made a vlog video talking about him leaving the military, and that he would have more time to make videos.
In 2006, Ian married Madelyn Joi. The pair had their first son named Colton. Later on Ian and Madelyn got divorced. In 2014, Ian remarried Madelyn. In 2017, Ian and Madelyn both seperated and got together again. In November 2019, the pair had a son named Simeon. Ian has said that ever since the birth of Simeon, the pair has been doing much better.
Early career (2010-2013)
On 27 November 2009, SSundee joined YouTube. On 24 September 2010, SSundee uploaded what is thought to be his first ever YouTube video by most people, titled "Minecraft Rollercoaster! w/ SSundee". However, he was making call of duty videos before this, which are now privated. On 23 August 2013, SSundee got 1 million subscribers.
Introducing Derp SSundee (2013)
On 28 February 2013, Ian started his alter-ego known as Derp SSundee appeared his first appearance in"Minecraft Mods - Corruption Dimension Mod - Mobs, Boss, Items". When he started to record with Lanceypooh, Derp SSundee appeared with Lancey's alter-ego Eddy.
Team Crafted (2013-2014)
In 2013, Ian joined Team Crafted. After joining TC, he became a well-known Minecraft YouTuber. He used to upload many funny gaming videos with the group. In mid-2014, Ian left Team Crafted for an unknown reason.
Recording with Lanceypooh (2013-14)
On 19 November 2013, SSundee uploaded Minecraft SuperCraft Bros 45 where he collabed with Lanceypooh. They both started to make more videos and then they started many Minecraft series. SSundee and Lancey were known as Landee.
Obsession with Cobblestone
On the second episode of SSundee and Lancey's FTB Minecraft series, SSundee began being obsessed with Cobblestone. On the 27th episode, SSundee had said "Cobblestone Equals Life". This marked the beginning of SSundee's obsession with Cobblestone.
Falling out with Lanceypooh
In March 2014, SSundee met Lancey. Later on, all the series of Lancey and SSundee ceased and they both had fallen apart. At the time Crainer, a small YouTuber who used to live in Lancey's house, was in contact with SSundee. Crainer was the main reason the both left recording since Crainer recorded an audio of Lancey and asked questions about SSundee, although later this wasn't the case.
At the time Lancey was angry due to the falling out he had with SSundee. Crainer then edited the audio so that his part wasn't in it, and sent it to SSundee, causing further tension.
In 2020, Lancey uploaded a video where he told that SSundee and Lancey left recording with each other because they had wrong information at the time. Lancey said he has no fight with SSundee.
During SSundee collabs with Lancey, SSundee gained 2 million subscribers and became a well-known Minecraft content creator.
Recording with Crainer (2014-19)
In August 2014 SSundee, a 3 million subscribed YouTuber, collaborated with a relatively small YouTuber who had only 30,000 subscribers known as Crainer. They started a series called "SkyFactory". At first the SkyFactory series received a lot of hate and criticism from Lancey fans. However SSundee had no other option than to record with Crainer. SSundee and Crainer were known as Crundee.
Taking Hiatus from YouTube (2017-18)
From December 27, 2017, to April 17, 2018, Ian left uploading gameplay videos for almost four months. Ian told that he would be taking a temporary hiatus from YouTube due to personal issues and focusing on his family. On January 3, 2018, SSundee released a video explaining his absence and he would take a break from YouTube due to personal issues. On April 18, 2018, SSundee posted his first gameplay video since December 26, 2017.
SSundee's gaming series
- Feed The Beast
- Crazy Craft (2014)
- SkyFactory (seasons 1-3)
- TNT Wars
- Crundee Craft
- Lucky Block Challenge (2015-2019)
- Golden Cobblestone
- Troll Craft
- Head Hunters
- Murder Run
- SkyFactory 4
- Crazy Craft (seasons 1-2)
- Among Us
- Insane Craft
- He is tone-deaf.
- He was in the Air Force for 6 years.
- He met Lanceypooh in March 2014.
- His favorite color is blue.
- His greatest fears are Acrophobia and Thalassophobia.
- He used to love wearing caps when he was in the military and even while he was doing vlog videos back then. but he still wears caps on videos.
- Ian has two sons, Colton and Simeon Luke.
- SSundee used to have an alternative ego "Derp SSundee".
- SSundee is 6'1" (185.42 centimeters) tall.
- SSundee is allergic to chicken.
- In 2015, SSundee and Crainer has their own modpack called "Crundee", created by Kehaan.
- "Hey what's goin' on guys? SSundee here, and welcome back to..." (Old intro)
- "Cobblestone equals life"
- "Do you have a pen and paper?"
- "GG, BOYS!" (After winning a game of Among Us)
- "Hit that like button, make it turn blue"
- "I (or we) just got boxed"
- "You're literally dog water!"
- "Carol Basken killed her husband!" (In Raft)
- "I want you to keep an open mind." (In SkyFactory; to Crainer)
- "Hey, SSundee! SSundee!"
- "Purple Wiener!"
- 1 million subscribers: August 23, 2013
- 2 million subscribers: February 9, 2014
- 3 million subscribers: August 5, 2014
- 4 million subscribers: March 12, 2015
- 5 million subscribers: August 21, 2015
- 6 million subscribers: April 7, 2016
- 7 million subscribers: September 5, 2016
- 8 million subscribers: May 14, 2017
- 9 million subscribers: June 30, 2018
- 10 million subscribers: December 7, 2018
- 11 million subscribers: March 27, 2019
- 12 million subscribers: August 15, 2019
- 13 million subscribers: January 22, 2020
- 14 million subscribers: May 15, 2020
- 15 million subscribers: October 14, 2020
- 16 million subscribers: February 2, 2021
- 17 million subscribers: May 9, 2021
- 18 million subscribers: July 14, 2021
- 19 million subscribers: September 24, 2021
Video view milestones
- 1 billion views: May 26, 2015
- 2 billion views: July 1, 2016
- 3 billion views: July 13, 2017
- 4 billion views: November 28, 2018
- 5 billion views: July 19, 2019
- 6 billion views: March 28, 2020
- 7 billion views: August 20, 2020
- 8 billion views: March 1, 2021
- 9 billion views: July 3, 2021
- 10 billion views: October 6, 2021