28 Sept 2022

Worldwide YouTube star from Offaly to appear on RTE Late Late Show

He has 18 million YouTube subscribers

Worldwide YouTube star from Offaly to appear on RTE Late Late Show

Offaly native Sean McLoughlin will make an appearance on tonight's Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy on RTE. The 28-year-old has over 18 million YouTube subscribers and 4.5 million followers on Twitter.

Sean is better known as Jacksepticeye, a vlogger who posts videos of himself playing and commentating on his favourite video games. His energetic and brash style struck a chord with other gamers and he now enjoys a huge following across the globe. His online name comes from a nickname made up for him by his schoolmates after he suffered an eye injury. 

The Cloghan man started posting videos as a hobby around the time he studied tourism at AIT and moved to Athlone, but has now made his vlogging a full-time job. He has since moved to the UK.

Not only that, but he has amassed an estimated fortune of €2.5 million, landing him a spot on Ireland’s top 30 earners under 30. He has expressed his delight at receiving an invitation to appear on the Late Late Show, a show he grew up watching.

VIDEO: Jacksepticeye in action in a video which currently has over five million views 

You can catch Sean on the show tonight, Friday, February 23, at 9.35pm on RTE 1.

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