Timothy Daniel Pool, famously known as Tim Pool is an American YouTuber, Journalist & political commentator. After he live streamed the Occupy Wall Street protest in Zuccotti New York financial district in 2011. He became widely famous after major television companies used his footage of the protest, Later an article was published by The Guardian newspaper. The protest was in March 2012. He was nominated for his significance to the occupy Movement as a Time 100 personality together with David Graeber.
He joined Vice Media in 2013, where he worked as a producer, a report method developer and a content host. In 2013, he received a shorty award for the best journalist in social media after reporting with Google Glass on the Gezi Park Protest in Istanbul.
Biography & Early Life
Tim Pool was born by the name Timothy Daniel Pool, in Illinois, United States of America. On 9th March 1986 to a lower middle class family. He is a mixed race, born and raised with three siblings in the south side of Chicago. He studied in the high school of Chicago. When he was 14 years old in around 2001, he left school, ever since then his later early life history information updates have not been confirmed yet. We still expect more of his interesting past.
Career & Rise to Fame
On September 2011, in the occupy Wall Street context, Tim Pool’s footage was aired by NBC, Al Jazeera and other big mainstream network companies and after two years of coverage and live streaming on the fields Conflict-y stuff, technology, political affairs & hackers, he was approached by Vice Media being the first company to ask him for a mutual. His videos were recorded using an aerial drone called Parrot.AR Drone and a modified software for a Drone streaming system, and unedited live footage clip on his smartphone which made him famous after streaming the event live on YouTube, his YouTube channel Tim Pool view count reached 250,000 within the first 22 hours of upload. In 2012, The Guardian newspaper published an article questioning whether such deeds might take a new form of counterproductive surveillance. He was later in the same year, nominated as a time 100 personality.
He joined Vice Media in 2013 as a Producer, Content Host & Report Developing Methodist. While working for Vice Media, he received a Google Glass after being accepted for Google explorer. Google glass helped him translate foreign languages as he interacted with people in foreign countries. He later joined Fusion TV in 2014 as a Senior Correspondent and a Media Director. Tim Pool’s coverage and live streaming the revolt in Ukraine led to the collapse of the Yanukovych Government. He is the Co-founder of Tagg.ly mobile App for watermarking Videos & Photos to protect the rights of ownership by users. He also Co-founded SCNR previously known as Subverse News Company which raised $1million in just one day through Crowdfunding back in 2019, breaching the Wefund record.
Tim Pool’s YouTube channel has over one million subscribers and over 100 million general view count in his channel. Apart from his YouTube channel, he has an online membership paid platform. He has taken the journalism industry to the next level, not only in the United States of America with his cheap and innovative strategic method of data collection and footage, but to the whole journalism entity of the world in general. Tim Pool’s wealth is estimated to be $1.2 Million.
How He Spends His Money
Tim Pool’s YouTube revenue statistics estimates his monthly earnings to a solid $540,000. He bought a $1 million mansion in Maryland, though his private life is a little bit secretive, he spends most of his time and money on drones and travel costs.
Tim Pool is a creative and a revolutionary icon in the journalism industry, especially in the social media category. Right from his live coverage techniques to his influence on the youth across the streaming networks across the globe, has seen more companies eying him for a mutual. He has potential and expectations foretelling how he is going to be the ahead of the media personalities.