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Zelk plays video games
Zelk is from the United States
Zelk is male
Zelk created their account in 2015
Zelk is a Content Creator on YouTube

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What's going on everybody, welcome back to another video, and today what we are gonna be doing is…

―Zelk's intro

Jacob "Jake" (born: September 27, 1999 (1999-09-27) [age 22]), better known online as Zelk (also known as ZelkTheElk, formerly known as Zelkam), is an American mainly Minecraft YouTuber. His content focuses on trolling players, mainly cheaters, on his and Skeppy's Minecraft server, InvadedLands ( which he is a Manager (2nd to most powerful rank, besides Owner)  on, and hosting events, to find one winner, which there is usually a reward for. When he's trolling players, he often has them write haikus, short poems, about why they shouldn't be banned. He occasionally helps Skeppy troll their friend BadBoyHalo. He also makes fun of fake or bad appeals and staff applications that were made to troll the staff. He have an older brother and a twin brother.

Rise To Fame

He started to gain a decent-sized audience around the time when he made a number of ping spoofing (a meme created by Skeppy and his fans) related videos from November 3 to November 26, 2018. This happened around when Skeppy started trolling BadBoyHalo, the time when he created the ping spoofing meme. Their videos together gave all three of these channels a lot of views. He made his channel on August 11, 2015, but uploaded his first public video on August 19, 2015. He also mentions Skeppy, a6d, BadBoyHalo, Spifey, TapL & F1NN5TER on his channel, and has a second channel ZelkTheElk - Live.


Zelk is a manager on Skeppy's Minecraft server, InvadedLands, which is a server that consists of the following game-modes: KitPvP, SkyBlock, UHC, Survival. The server was released around August 19, 2015, when the release video was made on Zelk's channel. InvadedLands is currently ranking #3 on the leaderboards of, due to Skeppy's large audience and the server's fun and simple game-modes.

On InvadedLands, he trolls players for his channel and uncommonly makes people write haikus because not a lot of people know what it is, and most of the time they are not very good in general. He often also makes events but make them impossible to scam the players, such as a Find The Button with no correct button, or a maze with no exit. He also often does "quiz" videos where players answer multiple-choice questions, though Zelk often makes these difficult.

He is included in many of Skeppy's videos and skits. For example, in the video "Ultimate $1,000 Red Rover - Challenge" he is found helping Skeppy & BadyBoyHalo with the event.

Twitter Suspension

It all started in September 5, 2020, when Skeppy tweeted being wholesome to his fans saying "I lava you all so much :)", Zelk decided to joke with him and replying by using a quote from the TV Show Brooklyn-99 "I will slit you open from mouth to anus and wear you like a jacket". It quickly became his most liked twitter reply, so he continued to joke around with his friends and other YouTubers in Twitter replies.

Approximately 3 months later on November 30, 2020, he was permanently suspended for his most liked twitter reply by Twitter Team for issuing "Violent Threats".

After his main and his alt account got suspended, he made an appeal and the automated twitter response told him to expect a response between 4-5 days or longer. He has yet to receive a response. Zelk claims that he doesn't like twitter, but needs to use it to update his fans.

Fortunately on May 4, 2021, Over 5 months later, his main Twitter account was unsuspended but his alt Twitter account hasn't been unsuspended yet.

PC Specifications

  • CPU - Intel Core i7-8700K
  • CPU Cooler - Corsair H100i Pro
  • Video Card - EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB
  • Motherboard - Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 ATX LGA1151
  • RAM - Corsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB DDR4
  • SSD - Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
  • SSD (other) - Samsung - 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive
  • HDD - Seagate - Barracuda 1TB Hard Drive
  • Case - Corsair - 750D ATX Full Tower
  • PSU - EVGA - SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Fully-Modular
  • OS - Microsoft - Windows 10 64-bit


  • Mic - Blue Yeti
  • Headset - SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless
  • Mouse - Logitech G Pro Wireless
  • Keyboard - Logitech G815 Tactile Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (Brown switches)
  • Monitor - Dell S-Series 27-Inch Screen LED-Lit Gaming Monitor 2560 x 1440 144hz
  • Recording Software - OBS
  • Editing Software - Sony Vegas Pro 15

Subscriber Milestones

Note: The following dates are according to Social Blade. Dates may vary by one or two days due to differences in time zones.


  • 500 subscribers: September 11, 2017
  • 1,000 subscribers: May 13, 2018
  • 5,000 subscribers: November 14, 2018
  • 12,000 subscribers: November 22, 2018
  • 15,000 subscribers: December 20, 2018
  • 20,000 subscribers: January 2, 2019
  • 30,000 subscribers: May 14, 2019
  • 40,000 subscribers: June 26, 2019
  • 50,000 subscribers: August 2, 2019
  • 65,000 subscribers: August 30, 2019
  • 66,666 subscribers: September 4, 2019
  • 75,000 subscribers: September 26, 2019
  • 100,000 subscribers: January 18, 2020[1]
  • 150,000 subscribers: April 20, 2020
  • 200,000 subscribers: August 11, 2020
  • 250,000 subscribers: February 21, 2021