Ed Bassmaster: Interview, Net Worth, Age, Career and Full Bio

Ed Bassmaster is a very popular YouTuber, comedian, prankster, actor, and social media figure who is mainly popular for his hilarious experiment and prank videos.

Ed Bassmaster

Ed Bassmaster’s real name is Edwin Rodriguez who started his career as a normal YouTuber but managed to climb the path of success through his genuine and comedic nature.

Currently, Edwin is also mainly famous for his very successful comedy show The Ed Bassmaster show which is quite naturally a prank series.

The most special thing about Ed’s show or video is his versatility where he plays various roles based on the prank and his acting is also to the mark which makes the victim or subject not know they are getting pranked.

So if you are excited about Ed Bassmaster and his shows or comedy series and want to learn about how Edwin grew up to be such an amazing YouTuber you have come to the right place.

So let’s begin without any delay.

Ed Bassmaster Wiki

Name Ed Bassmaster
Real Name Edwin Rodriguez
Age 49 years old
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Father Name N/A
Mother Name N/A
Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Spouse Jennifer Bassmaster
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Height 5 ft. 9 inches
Weight 68 kg or 149 lbs
Net Worth $2 Million
Profiles Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube

Early Life

Where was X born?

Edwin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on 4th, February 1973 which implies he is currently 49 years old. Ed has not revealed the name of his parents however he was raised by a single mother and his father left them when he was just a toddler.

There is not much information on the siblings of Ed Bassmaster however he has posted on Instagram claiming someone to be his twin brother.

Growing up life was very hard for Ed he grew up in the northern parts of Philadelphia and often mixed up with the wrong crowds.

Furthermore, he was not so good at studies and his mother also could not afford his further education so Ed had to drop out of school after tenth grade.

Becoming a comedian or a YouTuber was never a dream of Ed as he did not have any clue how it worked however he was very confident in his abilities to make people laugh and entertain others.

When Ed was just twenty years old he got his first gig to be a comedian which turned out to be the perfect blueprint for his career later down the road.

Now, let’s take a look at  Ed Bassmaster’s career:


Stand Up

Edwin started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1973 when he was just twenty years old. There is not much revelation about how he got the offer in the first place however it proved to be very vital for his life.

Ed Bassmaster

Slowly but surely, Ed began to hone his skill as a comedian and started performing stand-up comedy in clubs, shows, and invitations. He was starting to make his name in the field of comedy however he was still not as popular as he liked to be.

Ed started to bring comedy into particular content in skits or pranks which became his kind of specialty which he had bought into the later part of his career as well.

After becoming decently popular in stand-up comedy skits, Ed decided to show his skills to millions of people all over the world and created his own YouTube channel.


Edwin created his YouTube channel in early 2006 and started to post skits and comedy videos. As he was getting a decent name and fame on the name of the comedy Ed’s started to get viewers and audiences that began to enjoy his content even more.

One of the most attractive genres of his YouTube channel was pranks which he was an expert in from his early comedian days.

He started portraying the roles of several characters such as policemen, doctors, ghosts, businessmen, Arabians, and more.

Within a year Ed started to get millions of views on his YouTube channel and his subscribers count also got over millions.

Some of the most popular prank videos of Ed Bassmaster are listed below:

  • Look at this car with 41 million views
  • Zombie Drive Thru Prank with 33 million views
  • Drive Thru and Vampire in Philly Pranks with 17 million views
  • Look at this Dog with 12 million views and
  • Ultimate Farting with over 9 million views.

There is no doubt Ed Bassmaster was one of the original comedians to bring pranks into his content and at the time it felt new and funny to his audiences.

One of his most popular but controversial YouTube videos was the destruction of the hitchhiking robot named hitchBOT.

HitchBOT was a popular robot that hitchhiked in three countries in Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands but Ed and his partners started putting viral videos that the HitchBot was damaging properties and was uncontrollable.

The production of the prank videos was so good that some news channels even fell for the prank and covered the whole information on their news channel and later had to apologize to the public for falling into a prank.

After several young YouTubers and comedians pranking each other every day the concept has become stale and less funny to audiences in recent days.

Currently, Ed Bassmaster has over 2.5 million subscribers as he still makes prank videos and skits along with occasional vlogs and other content.

TV Show

In 2015, Edwin announced his TV series “The Ed Bassmaster show” which was produced by the TV network CMT.

The concept of the show was quite simple. Ed Bassmaster’s prank videos with bigger and better production and longer storylines became quite attractive to his fans.

The show officially launched in early 2016 in April and is still going well for the brand. Edwin introduced some of his new characters on the show which proved to be very popular and hilarious to his fans.

The show is still going very strong and people are still enjoying the show along with his YouTube videos on his channel.

Ed Bassmaster grew up in a difficult neighborhood with his single mother but has grown to be one of the most entertaining comedians in the world.


Award Ceremony

In 2013 in a YouTube comedy event, Ed Bassmaster thought it was the moment to make people laugh however he got into some minor scandal and controversy.

It was not announced in the show that Ed Bassmaster was going to perform any comedy shows or skits however when one of his characters Skippy went on to the stage and started performing his comedy show.

People were enjoying the show however the show security decided to escort Bassmaster out of the venue.

In another event, Edwin also claimed he was kicked out of the NASCAR events however no one filmed it so it was not big of a deal.


Who is Ed Bassmaster dating?

Ed Bassmaster is dating and also is married to Jennifer Bassmaster. In 2012 Ed claimed his life would be in prison or he would be dead if it was not for the help, love, and support of his lovely wife Jennifer.

There is not much information on how Ed and Jennifer first met however it seems like they were in love for a long time before marrying each other.

The couple shares lovely photos of their life on Instagram. Ed Bassmaster has four children however their names are not revealed yet either in interviews or on social media.

Ed is particularly private about his personal life which consists of his wife and children so there is not much information about it.


What is Ed Bassmaster’s height & weight?

Ed Bassmaster stands at the height of 5 ft 9 inches or 175 cm and weighs about 68 kg or 149 lbs. Edwin has not revealed his body measurements to date and likes to wear the shoe size 7 US.

Ed Bassmaster has black color eyes and his hair color is also black. Edwin is very muscular and has a fit body despite being a comedian which shows he likes to spend time in the gym.

Edwin’s zodiac sign is Aquarius which explains his personality to be unique, charismatic, friendly, and successful.

In terms of nationality, Edwin is American and belongs to mixed ethnicity however he has not revealed any information regarding his religion.

Net Worth

What is Ed Bassmaster’s net worth?

Ed Bassmaster is a very popular comedian, YouTuber, and actor who has made tons of millions from his hard work dedication, and making people laugh.

Ed Bassmaster

The Bassmaster’s main source of income is from his comedy shows and mostly from his YouTube videos which he has got over 799 million views to date.

Ed is also very famous to his fans so he has introduced his merchandise which his fans have bought for tons of money.

As of 2022, Ed Bassmaster has a net worth of approximately $2 million.


  • Ed Bassmaster currently lives in Northern Philadelphia.
  • Bassmaster was raised by a single mother as his father left him when he was a toddler.
  • In 2020, Ed Bassmaster appeared in the show Guest House.


Here are a few frequently asked questions about X:

Q: How many children does Ed Bassmaster have?

A: Ed Bassmaster has four children to date however their names are kept private.

Q: When did Ed Bassmaster start YouTube?

A: Ed Bassmaster started YouTube in 2006 with comedic pranks and skits.

Q: Why was Ed Bassmaster thrown out of the award show?

A: Ed Bassmaster’s skit was not announced and the security did not recognize him which is why he was escorted out of the show.


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