Arin Hanson Biography
Arin Hanson is an American Internet personality, animator, cartoonist, comedian, voice actor, rapper, and songwriter also known by his Internet nickname Egoraptor.
Well, known for his Internet animations, as well as being the co-founder and co-star of the popular YouTube Let’s Play web series Game Grumps and the video game-based parody musical trio Star bomb.
He released his first animation on DeviantArt, titled Final Fantasy 7 Flash Spoof, on September 18, 2004. Later he submitted his first Awesome animation, Metal Gear Awesome, to Newgrounds on February 23, 2006. More uploads on other comedic video game-related animations were uploaded.
Arin Hanson Age
Hanson was born on January 6th, 1987 in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. He is now 30 years of age as of 2019.
Arin Hanson Parents
He is a beloved son to Lloyd Hanson[father], a musician who knows to play accordion guitar (Blues) and key-board and Maurette Hanson[mother].
Arin Hanson Brother
His older brother is named Nate and is an aviator who served in the Air Force and was deployed in Iraq.
Arin Hanson Wife
Hanson lives in Glendale, California, with his wife, Suzanne “Suzy” Berhow. The two met at a convention and started dating in 2002; Hanson proposed to her in 2011, and they married in 2013 at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Berhow also has her own gaming channel under the pseudonym Mortem3r, titled KittyKatGaming, on which Hanson is often featured.
Arin Hanson Net Worth
Ari Hanson has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million. He has earned his wealth from his successful career as internet explorer.
Arin Hanson Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches.
Arin Hanson Voice Acting
In 2006, he provided the voice of Bruce Banner in the video game Marvel Ultimate Alliance as part of a competition held by Activision. His role as the voice actor was not heard as the character was played by Robin Atkin Downes, but later his voice used in the Wii port. However, in 2016, his voice was used in the re-release of the Marvel Ultimate Alliance. In 2009, he provided the voice for the character John Gore in the video game Minigore, and later rebroadcasted the role in the 2011 remake of Death Rally.
Hanson worked together with Ross O’Donovan on the animated web series Gamer Tonight where he provided the voice of the host. He appeared as a contestant on the Sony game show in February 2012, The Tester, during its third season, as a community-voted contestant, but got tough accusations of using the show to promote himself. All he said about that was that he did that to spite a former bully.
Arin Hanson Animation
Hanson joined Newgrounds under the name “Egoraptor” on September 16, 2001. He released his first animation on DeviantArt, titled “Final Fantasy 7 Flash Spoof”, on September 18, 2004. He submitted his first Awesome animation, “Metal Gear Awesome,” to Newgrounds on February 23, 2006. Hanson went on to upload other comedic video game-related animations, as well as four separate animated web series (which he then uploaded to YouTube); Awesome, short animated videos that parody video games, Lemon ‘n Bill, a comedic series in which an anthropomorphic bullet and lemon get trapped within video game worlds, Girlchan in Paradise, a parody of shōnen anime, and Sequelitis, a series in which Hanson compares a video game and its sequel along with animations throughout the video.
After MTV saw “Metal Gear Awesome”, Hanson was approached by the channel to produce animated shorts for MTV’s online video gaming show, The G-Hole.
Arin Hanson Game Grumps
In July 2012, Hanson and his colleague Jon Jafari (known for his comedy web series JonTron) created a joint YouTube channel, called Game Grumps. In late June 2013, Dan Avidan, of the band Ninja Sex Party, replaced Jafari when he retired Game Grumps to focus on his personal channel. On Game Grumps, Hanson and Avidan play video games and talk, to an often comedic effect. Hanson has also appeared on the channel’s spin-off shows Steam Train and GrumpCade, along with other Game Grumps members in a similar format to the parent show; he and Avidan also front 10 Minute Power Hour, in which they engage in and frequently struggle with various activities.
The popularity of Game Grumps led to live performances at the Hollywood Improv in late March 2016. Completely sold out, the event led to future performances in New York and other locations on the East Coast, which itself led to further shows across the United States and internationally through their own touring company.
Arin Hanson Collaborations
n 2008, Hanson worked together with Ross O’Donovan on the animated web series Gamer Tonight where he provided the voice of the host, which was broadcast on the Australian television show Good Game. He also voiced a character in asdfmovie4 in 2011, a series by TomSka. TomSka would later express mild disappointment with Hanson’s contribution, particularly due to his own direction.
In February 2012, Hanson appeared as a contestant on the Sony game show, The Tester, during its third season, as a community-voted contestant, but was accused of using the show to promote himself. He later admitted that he applied in order to spite a former bully, while on the show itself he behaved in a way he described as actively trolling it until he was reprimanded on camera. When asked about his experience, and whether or not he would do it again, he replied negatively.
Hanson won the third season of the dance competition web series Dance Showdown, alongside professional dancer, Maxine Hupy.Hanson has also done narration work for several episodes of Did You Know Gaming? Besides providing additional work for online series on YouTube and Newgrounds, Hanson has been featured in several videos for the website ScrewAttack, including a collaboration with James Rolfe and Keith Apiary.
Arin Hanson Music
In 2013, he provided vocals for the track Knight in Shining Armour by Dougal & Gammer released as part of the collection Clubland X-Treme Hardcore 9. They released their first album, named Star bomb on December 2013, which went on to become No. Star bomb went on to produce their second album one year later December 2014, titled Player Select. In 2013, he, along with Game Grumps co-host and Ninja Sex Party singer-songwriter Dan Avidan and instrumentalist Brian Wecht, formed the band Star bomb. Star bomb is set to release their third album in April 2019. Hanson also provided narrations for several songs by Tupper Ware Remix Party.