The British commentator John Bain, known for his alias Totalbiscuit, is a YouTube celebrity famous for his commentary on various games. The Cynical Brit and TotalHalibut are the nicknames he earned online because of his bold and brazen personality. Let us tell you more about him and his net worth.
On 8th July 1984, in Spennymoor, Britain, John Bain was welcomed into this world. He became one of the founders of Live365 when he was only 13 years old. Bain got his degree in law at De Montfort University. He hosted a music show of the extreme metal genre on his university’s radio station called Demon FM.
He got married to Genna Bain, also a YouTube peer. The couple met in 2005, during his cover of Blizzcon. They have a son. In April 2014, Bain shared his diagnosis of having an irregular mass in his colon. He started chemotherapy, but cancer spread and affected his liver. Bain said his stage 4 cancer was with him, currently not metastasizing, in October 2017, on H3 Podcast.
Career And Achievements
After having a successful university metal music show, Bain switched to talk radio on the World Of Warcraft Radio station, where he hosted Blue Plz. The World Of Warcraft family liked him and so he was invited to Blizzcon 2005. He worked at World Of Warcraft Radio for five years and even became a managing director.
Soon after that, he started Cynicalbrit.com, his own personal site. In 2010, when he lost his job as a financial advisor, he started a popular series of YouTube videos commenting on gaming. HuskyStarcraft, the commentator on StarCraft 2, invited Bain to The Game Station. His series of videos in WTF is…? were the most-watched.
John Bain became the runner-up of the Greatest YouTube Gamer category in the 2012 Golden Joystick or the People’s Gaming Awards. Will Porter, a Eurogamer personality, called Bain a champion of indie gaming. In 2012, Bain won the Battle Royale and donated his prize money to a non-profit organization called Charity: Water. He got into the Brit List of MCVUK and won The Game Award in 2014.
Totalbiscuit Net Worth
On his YouTube channel, Bain has more than two million subscribers. His net worth is estimated at up to $2 million.
After marrying Genna Bain, John Bain moved to America. In 2018, he confirmed the return of his cancer and said he would try to be a subject for a clinical trial on cancer. In April he retired from his game reviewing and sadly passed away in May.