Allegedly Gay, Joey Graceffa Dating a Boyfriend? Or Married to a beautiful Wife? Also, know his net Worth

The 26-year-old YouTube hero Joey Graceffa has brought pride in the eyes of the public with his social announcement of being a gay. The young internet talent had announced it indirectly many times until 18 mMay2015 where he officially accepted that he is gay.

Joey Graceffa and Daniel Christopher kissing.

Being a gay has always been a curse to the society in many aspects where you find more haters than fans. But the brave Graceffa has made an attempt to face the challenge of the society and to change the current concept of people who think that gays are an unacceptable part of the society.

Is Joey Graceffa really gay? Know his Boyfriend and Dating!

After watching his videos “CHAPSTICK CHALLENGE” and “DON’T WAIT”, most of us had already guessed of Graceffa being gay. The guess was considered as truth by Graceffa himself through his YouTube video of 18th may 2015 ‘YES I’M GAY’. He came up with this idea after the release of his YouTube song ‘DON’T WAIT’ on 16th may 2015. He then continued to publicly announce that he is a gay through his book ‘IN REAL LIFE: MY JOURNEY TO PIXELATED WORLD’ which was published in 19th of May 2015.

In Real Life, Joey


Why had he shared this part of him after 8 years of being on the internet?

Graceffa says that he was scared to come out due to the responsibility of being a role model. The society considers gay as an abuse and being called gay as an insult had left him emotionally scarred.

 “I wanted people to focus on the things I was creating, not whether I wanted to kiss boys,”

he explained.

“I needed something of my own that I could keep for myself.”

“I was teased about being feminine so much when I was a kid,”

he continued. Joey said that confessing his homosexuality felt like he was validating the bullies that tormented him.

Ever since Graceffa announced himself to be a gay, he has started gaining, even more popularity and love from his fans. His fans have appreciated his courage and admired his hard work and success in spite of being an odd but unique part of the society. People loved his video and books which made him one of the richest youth of all times.

After the announcement of himself as gay, Joey has had an even better life. He lives as himself in the society and is proud of being so.

“I felt like I was hiding such a big part of my life. I share so much of my life with them, I felt almost like I was lying to them and I couldn’t be as open,” the daily video blogger tells PEOPLE. “And then it just kind of hit me: I have this following, and I could change some people’s lives out there by being honest with who I am.”

In the valentine’s day of 2016, Joey finally officially declared that he has been in a relationship with Daniel Preda since July 2014 in a YouTube video ‘OUR LOVE STORY’.

Joey Graceffa and Daniel Preda

Joey Graceffa and Daniel Preda.

Source: Pinterest

Yes, Daniel Preda is the same guy who was kissed by Graceffa at the end of his video song ‘Don’t Wait.’

A creative producer Daniel Preda has made many appearances on Graceffa’s YouTube channel videos.

According to Graceffa, the two met through social sites, started chatting and then became friends. They started missing each other so much that they finally decided to meet. The meetings grew up more frequent and then they started going out on a date, birthday parties, and bars in LA. They started getting more serious when they started talking more about their families, which had alcoholism in common.

The couples seemed to be very happy to be publicly into a relationship.

Joey Graceffa Net Worth,  house

According to the report published on 2016, the young celebrity has an estimated net worth of $3 million which was earned over a short period of time and is considered as one of the fastest growing celebrities of today. The very young talent uploads an average of one video per day and all the videos on the channel gets an average of 1.4 million views daily. He probably makes ten a thousand of dollars a month instead of hundreds.

The talented guy is very hard working who considers his own boss. And probably that is the reason of his net worth of $3 million.

Ever wondered what kind of house the celebrity lives in? It’s not uncommon that being a celebrity, he lives in a luxurious house. The colorful house represents his personality.

Designed by Homepolish’s Orlando Soria, the house has a well furnished blue office made in an artistic way. It has a lively space for Joey to work and make videos.

The master bedroom has a beach gateway to the terrace with sheer curtains and blue accents. It has a beautiful, spacious and serene terrace.

Overall, the net worth $3 million guy has a luxurious house with simplicity hidden to it.


Short Bio

The 26-year-old Joey Graceffa (originally Joseph Michael) was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts and had graduated from Marlborough High School in 2009. He then pursued his studies at Fitchburg State College intending to major in a film. He was 16 when he started making money through YouTube. So, he had quit his college after a year to make YouTube his full-time job.

Active since last 10 years on the internet, Joey currently has 2 YouTube channels, both of which are named after him. He uses one of the channels for blogging and the other for video gaming content.

Having a history of a broken home with alcoholic parents, Joey ditched his home in Massachusetts to move to Los Angeles at the age of 19. He is a self-made person who calls himself as his own boss. He says, ‘It’s very rewarding, but managing your time and managing everything is very tuff.’

After starting his way of living through YouTube since 2007, the $3million worth actor starred in his own web series titled storytellers. In 2014, Graceffa then starred in his own short film titled Eon. The same year Graceffa also starred in Ethereal alongside Joey Pollari. Throughout 2012-14, Graceffa was in various Black Box TV short films, was a part of online series MY MUSIC. Overall he was already a millionaire by the end of 2014.

He had won ‘Best Male Actor in a Dramatic Web Series’ at the 2014 Streamy Awards for his portrayal of Hunter Crowley in Storytellers.

He started picking up success in a speed of a bullet. He has uncountable videos uploaded in his channels by the end of 2016.

He is well known for his video Don’t Wait uploaded on May 16, 2015, starring himself and his boyfriend which is a flash between magic and a real world. He has clearly hinted his fans as himself being a gay through the video which has made him famous.

He started gaining a rise in popularity as he uploaded a YouTube video two days after the upload of ‘Don’t Wait’ on May 18, 2015, where he officially announced that he is a gay. He continued this announcement through the social site Twitter where he got publicly appreciated for his bravery.

He then became even more famous by his book ‘IN REAL LIFE: MY JOURNEY TO A PIXETALED WORLD’ published on May 19, 2015, by Keyword Press. The book is an inspirational story of his life

Being a best friend to his fan, Joey started being more open to the viewers that on 14th of Feb 2016, he officially announced Daniel Preda as his boyfriend through a video titled ‘OUR LOVE STORY’. This video went viral on social sites which made Joey even more popular.

Besides videos, he’s also worked as a Brand Ambassador of TopShop, Audible, eBay, H&R Block etc.

The hardworking and an open personality Joey Graceffa has won the heart of millions of fans through his talent and personality. He is a perfect example to the youth, the society and all the people who belong to the third gender who think that gender matters in being a successful person in future.

Leave a Reply