Rallison in 2017
|Born||Robert James Rallison|
May 14, 1996
Chandler, Arizona, U.S.
|Relatives||Janette Rallison (mother)|
|Catchphrase(s)||"Thanks for watching, and wear your seat belt!"|
Updated: July 25, 2021
Rallison was born in Chandler, Arizona on May 14, 1996. He is one of five children of writer Janette Rallison.[better source needed] He attended Perry High School in Gilbert, Arizona. According to Rallison, he did not have any formal training in drawing, but had wanted to be a cartoonist as a child.
Rallison's first published illustrated works were webcomics, under the title TheOdd1sOut. He uploaded the first comic strip onto Tumblr in June 2012, when he was 16. After 100 comics, he had amassed 100 followers, and it took him about a year to settle into his art style. Rallison also later uploaded the strip to iFunny. By September 2016 he had written around 400 strips. Rallison described the characters in his comics as "marshmallow people" because of their white, roundish look. His comics tended to focus on lighthearted themes, such as taking famous puns literally, or poking fun at social cliches.
On August 30, 2014, just over two years after starting his webcomic, Rallison started his YouTube channel as theodd1sout comic. In his animated videos, which feature the same "marshmallow people" as the webcomic, he talks about his life story, his thoughts, and opinions. His first video was titled "A Book I Made as a Kid", looking at a short story he made while in elementary school. In April 2016, his channel gained over 278,000 subscribers, giving him a total of over 400,000 subscribers. At some point, Rallison dropped out of college to make videos full-time.
On December 2, 2017, Rallison created a second channel, TheOdd2sOut, in which he uploads extra content not involving animation, such as playing games with other people. TheOdd2sOut reached 1 million subscribers in April 2018, and the main channel reached 10 million subscribers in January 2019.
Rallison has collaborated with others to produce two songs and their accompanying music videos: "Life is Fun" in July 2018 with David Brown from Boyinaband; and "Good Person" in December 2020 with Joel Berghult from RoomieOfficial.
In March 2019, Rallison was in MrBeast's $200,000 YouTuber Battle Royale video. He was on a team with Jaiden Animations and Anthony Padilla and they won the first round. Rallison gave the earnings he made from the YouTuber Battle Royale to #TeamTrees, a non-profit started by MrBeast that aimed to plant 20 million trees by the end of 2019.
Rallison wrote a book titled The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up, which was released in July 2018. It was ranked No. 12 in the "trade paperback" category on Publishers Weekly's August 13, 2018 bestseller list.
As of January 7, 2021, Rallison's main YouTube channel had over 16 million subscribers, and his secondary channel had over 2.7 million subscribers.
In 2017, Dave Trumbore of Collider named Rallison one of five YouTubers who were "poised for mainstream success". In 2018, Kristin Brantley of Culturess reviewed his channel and webcomics favorably, writing, "You’ll be glued to the screen watching all of these hilarious clips and reading all his great comics."
Awards and nominations
- TheOdd1sOut: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up (July 2018)
- TheOdd1sOut: The First Sequel (March 2020)
- 2017: SMG4: War of the Fat Italians 2017
- 2017: YouTube Rewind: The Shape of 2017
- 2018: YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind
- ^ a b Dodgson, Lindsay. "These were the top 10 trending videos on YouTube in 2019" . Insider. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
- ^ a b c d e Waltz, Adam (November 19, 2018). "Chandler Native Finds Success as 'TheOdd1sOut' on YouTube" . YourPHX. Retrieved November 10, 2019.
- ^ Rallison, James (May 14, 2015). "Happy Birthday (To Me)" . TheOdd1sOut. Retrieved January 25, 2020.
- ^ TheOdd1sOut (May 14, 2018). "22 Years of Life Milestone" . YouTube. Retrieved January 25, 2020.
- ^ "Answering three questions about becoming a writer" . Janette Rallison & CJ Hill Books. July 18, 2018. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
- ^ a b c Del Fosse, Sawyer (September 29, 2016). "James Rallison: Alumni taking self-made illustrative success to the internet" . The Precedent. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
- ^ a b c d Cappello, Nile (June 11, 2018). "James Rallison on TheOdd1sOut Comics, Animations & New Book" . Crixeo. Archived from the original on July 7, 2018. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
- ^ "TheOdd1sOut on iFunny" . iFunny. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
- ^ Cohen, Joshua (May 20, 2016). "Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels Worldwide • April 2016" . Tubefilter. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
- ^ "TheOdd2sOut's YouTube Stats" . Social Blade. Retrieved June 29, 2020.
- ^ TheOdd1sOut (July 19, 2018). "Life is Fun – Ft. Boyinaband (Official Music Video)" . YouTube. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
- ^ "Life Is Fun - BMI Repertoire Search" . BMI Repertoire. Broadcast Music, Inc. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
- ^ YouTube Spotlight, YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind | #YouTubeRewind , retrieved January 21, 2019
- ^ Griffin, Louise (March 12, 2019). "MrBeast unleashes hell on Caspar Lee, Anthony Padilla and JaidenAnimations in YouTuber Battle Royale" . Metro. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
- ^ Griffin, Louise (October 31, 2019). "PewDiePie donates $69,420 to MrBeast's TeamTrees as he brands himself 'boomer'" . Metro. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
- ^ Juris, Carolyn (August 10, 2018). "This Week's Bestsellers: August 13, 2018" . Publishers Weekly. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
- ^ TheOdd1sOut (June 16, 2018). "A Book I Made as an Adult" . YouTube. Retrieved February 11, 2020.
- ^ Gregson-Wood, Stephen. "TheOdd1sOut: Let's Bounce is a casual game for mobile that sees players bouncing through YouTuber James Rallison's life" . Pocket Gamer. Retrieved November 24, 2020.
- ^ Pham, Peter (April 12, 2016). "A Former 'Subway' Worker Recreates His WORST Customer Experiences in One Hilarious Animation" . Foodbeast. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
- ^ Pham, Peter (March 31, 2016). "Sooubway Worker Created An Animated Video Detailing His Experience There And It's Amazing" . Foodbeast. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
- ^ Pham, Peter (January 13, 2017). "A Former 'Subway' Worker Explains Why You Should Be Nice To Fast Food Employees in a Hilarious Animated Video" . Foodbeast. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
- ^ Trumbore, Dave (July 20, 2017). "5 Indie YouTube Animators Poised for Mainstream Success" . Collider. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
- ^ Brantley, Kristin (August 18, 2018). "10 hilarious webcomic artists you should check out ASAP" . Culturess. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
- ^ Haring, Bruce (October 20, 2018). "Streamy Awards Honor 24 Winners in Prelims To 8th Annual Event" . Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
- ^ Schaffstall, Katherine (October 22, 2018). "Streamy Awards 2018: Winners List" . The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
- ^ SMG4 (October 19, 2019). "Fast Food Fight (Ft. TheOdd1sOut & Arin Hanson) - Meta Runner Special" . YouTube. Retrieved October 25, 2019.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to James Rallison.|
Information as of: 24.08.2021 01:05:17 CEST
Source: Wikipedia (Authors [History]) License of the text: CC-BY-SA-3.0. Creators and licenses of the individual images and media can either be found in the caption or can be displayed by clicking on the image.
Changes: Design elements were rewritten. Wikipedia specific links (like "Redlink", "Edit-Links"), maps, niavgation boxes were removed. Also some templates. Icons have been replaced by other icons or removed. External links have received an additional icon.
Please note: Because the given content is automatically taken from Wikipedia at the given point of time, a manual verification was and is not possible. Therefore WikiFox.org does not guarantee the accuracy and actuality of the acquired content. If there is an Information which is wrong at the moment or has an inaccurate display please feel free to contact us: email.