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Biography | Posted: Saturday, 6th June
Born Name: Ajey Nagar
Date of Birth: 12 June 1999
Place of Birth: Faridabad, Haryana, India
Education: Delhi Public School, Faridabad (2016)
Relatives: Prajakta Koli
Also known as: Carry, Ajey, CarryMinati
Subscribers: CarryMinati: 20.7 million
CarryIsLive: 5.50 million
Total views: CarryMinati: 1.40 billion
CarryIsLive: 540 million
Network: One Digital Entertainment
Ajey Nagar, better known as Carry Minati, is an Indian YouTuber and streamer from Faridabad, India. He is known for his comedic skits and reactions to various online topics on his channel CarryMinati. In May 2020, his video titled YouTube Vs Tiktok - The End quickly became the most liked (non-music) video on YouTube in India. However, the video was pulled down by YouTube due to cyber harassment and usage of abusive language.
Nagar was born on 12 June 1999 in Faridabad, a city near India's national capital New Delhi, where he is based. He attended school till 2016, when he dropped out to pursue his YouTube career; he decided to skip his Class-XII Board examination after feeling unconfident about the economics examination, and later completed it through long-distance learning.
Popularly referred to as 'CarryMinati', or just 'Carry', Ajey Nagar is known for his distinctive and energetic Hindi-language commentary. He is mainly involved in creating diss songs, satirical parodies and comedy, apart from live gaming.
Nagar started posting videos on YouTube since he was 10 years old. Initially, he posted videos where he performed mimicry of Sunny Deol and played video games. His first channel featured football tricks and skills.CarryMinati is his original YouTube channel, which has been active since 2014. In 2014, the channel's name was AddictedA1 and Nagar used to upload recorded video game footage along with his reactions on the game. The channel was not very successful. In 2015, the Channel's name became CarryDeol, on which Nagar uploaded footage of playing Counter Strike: Global Offensive while mimicking Sunny Deol. Subsequently, he changed the name of the channel to CarryMinati when he started 'roasting people'. In early 2017, Nagar started another YouTube channel called CarryIsLive, where he live-streams himself playing video games.
Along with his team, Nagar uses a part of his Faridabad house as a studio for producing content.
In 2020, Nagar published a YouTube video titled ‘TikTok vs YouTube’. The video resulted in the hashtag #CarryMinatiRoastVideo trending on Twitter. The video almost achieved the highest number of likes on any non-music video on YouTube, before it was deleted by YouTube India.
Nagar holds a total of 5 YouTube Creator Awards which include 2 Silver Play Buttons (For CarryMinati and CarryisLive), 2 Golden Play Buttons (CarryMinati and CarryisLive), And 1 Diamond Play Button for CarryMinati.
Nagar received some criticism from members of the Tik Tok community because of his viral video "YouTube Vs Tiktok - The End". The Video was eventually removed as it infringed the rights of LGBT community as he used one of their category as an abuse while Roasting. The video's popularity caused hashtags such as #CarryMinatiRoastVideo and #JUSTICEFORCARRY to trend on Twitter.
After his viral video was removed from YouTube, Nagar uploaded a video titled "STOP MAKING ASSUMPTIONS | YOUTUBE VS TIK TOK: THE END". The video also received much support and currently is the most liked non-music video on YouTube India.