In the past, we have only counted movie stars, TV stars, sportspeople, and politicians as celebrities. But now the reality’s a bit different. At present, we use the term “Social Media Influencer”. And these Influencers have a massive fan base.
These influencers are very active on social media platforms. Today, we will introduce one social media influencer, Cleetus McFarland, who is also known as “The Car Guy”. He became famous for making YouTube videos.
People interested in automotive content probably follow his videos on YouTube. He creates video content in the automotive niche. His interactions with his audience is fantastic.
Several times Cleetus had his girlfriend appear in his videos. Cleetus McFarland can build a car at his home, and he can drive a car super fast. Therefore, most of his viewers find his videos interesting.
Cleetus is not only a YouTuber but also an entrepreneur; he has his own shop. Here, we’ll find out who Cleetus McFarland is.
What is Cleetus McFarland’s Real Name??
Well, Cleetus McFarland isn’t the YouTube star’s real name. His real name is Garrett Mitchell. However, he became popular with his fans under the name Cleetus McFarland. Only a few people know his real name.
He was born on April 5, 1995. Cleetus spent his childhood in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was born. McFarland completed his bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Tampa.
As you can see, he came from a different educational background. He had no relation to the automotive industry, but his love and passion for cars made him one of the biggest automotive YouTubers.
How Did Cleetus McFarland Become Popular?
As you all know, success doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time and lots of hard work to leave your signature. Cleetus started his YouTube career in 2009 when he was only 14 years old.
At that time, YouTube wasn’t as famous as it is now. Since childhood, McFarland preferred cars. Therefore, he started making videos on vehicles. With time he got a great response from around the world. People began to know him and enjoy his videos.
At present, Cleetus’s YouTube channel has more than 900 videos and 2.66 million subscribers. Moreover, his videos were viewed more than 800 million times, which is incredible. He’s just 200 million away from joining the 1 Billion views club.
You might be wondering how Cleetus makes money. Firstly, YouTube pays quite well. Secondly, McFarland earns a decent amount of money from sponsors. YouTube is not the only way The Car Guy earns; he has his shop where he sells products.
The location of his shop is in Clearwater, Florida. You will find T-Shirts, cold beer, SNAPBACK, hats and much more in his shop. Recently he purchased a racetrack in Florida. This racetrack helps him create new exciting videos.
On March 02, 2019, Cleetus McFarland started his second YouTube channel, where he often uploads videos. This channel has 420k subscribers as well. We believe if you are a true automotive fan, you’ll love his videos.
McFarland arranges several events which are worth full of watching. You can follow his YouTube channel and his official website to get updates on those events.