“Blippi” Actor Stevin John’s Net Worth, Height, Age, & Personal Info Wiki


Stevin John, more popularly known as the creator and actor behind “Blippi,” is an American children’s entertainer appearing primarily on YouTube, a video-sharing platform. He also appeared on Hulu and Amazon Video. The actor’s primary audiences are toddlers captivated by his interactive children’s programs.

Stevin John's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height 5 ft 9 in
1.78  m
Weight 159 pounds
72 kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Skinny
Sexual Orientation Straight


Facts About Stevin John

Nationality American
Estimate Net Worth $75 million
Religion Christianity 
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Birthplace Ellensburg, Washington, United States
Birthday May 27, 1988

Stevin John's Net Worth

In 2022, “Blippi” actor Stevin John’s net worth was estimated to be around a whopping $75 million. (1) The actor’s work as a YouTube entertainer for toddlers is his primary source of income. Since the launch of his channel in 2014, his net worth has skyrocketed.

His channel also caters to interactive YouTube videos. He also expanded into the toy industry by selling “Blippi” toys and DVDs. “Blippi” has produced much content in multiple languages to cater to other nationalities and promote inclusivity and diversity.

The diversified reach of his channel has even more increased his net worth. There was even a time when Blippi was named the highest-paid Youtuber.

In 2020, Moonbug Entertainment Ltd. acquired the YouTube channel from Stevin for around $3 billion, which would probably increase his net worth significantly. The company was keen on purchasing some of YouTube’s most popular children’s entertainment channels, such as “Cocomelon,” “Little Baby Bum,” and “Mia’s Magic Playground.”

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Stevin John's Early Life

The “Blippi” actor’s real-life identity is Stevin John or Stephen J. Grossman. He was born on May 27, 1988. Blippi grew up on a farm in Ellensburg, Washington. He lived a simple life together with their farm animals, like cows, horses, and chickens. As a child, he was also introduced to different equipment, such as the tractor that his father would use in the fields.

The tractor has intensely piqued the young Stevin’s interest to the point that it made his dream of becoming a limo driver and fighter pilot. Driving something like a tractor made him interested in becoming a driver.

His mother, Nancy, and his father were both supportive of him. A little trivia, his mother sewed his very first costume as “Blippi.” (2)

He has two nephews, Hunter, who was his inspiration in creating “Blippi,” and then “Holden,” who he claims is his No. 1 fan. He also has nieces, one of which is a little girl named Aspen, often featured in her uncle’s Instagram posts.

Stevin John's Education

Stevin John’s educational background is unclear. Some sources say that he is not a college graduate, while some say that he is a graduate of the University of Southern California, but this is yet to be confirmed.

Stevin John's Girlfriend and Family Life

The “Blippi” actor is set to marry Alyssa Ingham. Stevin John proposed to Ingham by the beach in Malibu, California, last August 4, 2021. The educational YouTuber has even shared snaps of the momentous occasion on his Instagram account, captioning it, “I got upgraded from boyfriend to fiancé!”

Stevin John and Alyssa Ingham welcomed their firstborn six months after their engagement. Their eldest son, Lochlan David John, was born on March 9, 2022.

Stevin John's Career

Stevin John has already gone far from being a part of the US Air Force to become one of the most loved children’s entertainers. Looking back on John’s background, one may not think and say that he will become famous someday.

Stevin grew up surrounded by tractors, horses, and farm animals. He never dreamt of becoming famous or being the millionaire he now is. For the young Stevin John, the most incredible dream to be achieved in his life was to be a fighter pilot or a limo driver.

He made it his greatest goal to become a fighter pilot, and he achieved those things. Stevin John joined the Air Force. Although he was not a fighter pilot, he felt happy surrounded by planes. Stevin John served in the Air Force as a C-17 Loadmaster at the 4th Nuclear Airlift Squadron. (3)

It was his job to make calculations and plan cargo placement. But he eventually left only after two years in the service. In one of his interviews, Stevin said he did not like the idea of not being with his family for many months.

After leaving the US Air Force, he worked as an SEO Specialist for “Wpromote.” Eventually, he started being a marketing consultant and had some video production side hustles.

In video production, he claims in his LinkedIn profile that he was able to edit, film, and direct around 150+ commercials/ promotional videos in Los Angeles. Some of the famous people that he worked with were Betty White, Vivica Fox, Hugh Hefner, Dick Van Dyke, Cheryl Saban, and many more.

Stevin John began his stint as “Blippi” back in 2013. His 2-year-old nephew was his inspiration for creating the YouTube channel. He noticed a need for quality children’s educational videos on social media.

He came up with the name “Blippi” after listing hundreds of possible names for the character he was planning to create. After choosing the word “Blippi,” which was upbeat and catchy enough for kids to remember, he decided to look into possible trademark colors.

Stevin wanted something that screamed: “trustworthy” because he was a man hosting a kid’s show and felt it would affect his viewers. He claimed that a woman host would be more likable and trustworthy during that time for a kid’s show.

Over the years, “Blippi,” a character that famously dons a blue polo with orange suspenders and an orange hat, became an internet success. His success on YouTube has opened many doors for him.

He was able to make upgrades on his channel to make more quality videos for his fans. Eventually, giant companies started to take notice of him. In 2020, giant Jazwares partnered with Stevin to produce a toy line selling Blippi items. The products were initially hit after launching worldwide, earning John a considerable profit.

Retail giants such as Walmart and Amazon partnered with him to sell and market the products. But that’s not all; Stevin John’s success continued after signing with Moonbug Entertainment Ltd., which allowed John to broaden his channel’s reach into a more inclusive worldwide reach by releasing versions of “Blippi” speaking different languages.

Cartoon shows and several others were also released under “Blippi,” making him the favorite of various toddlers around the world, alongside “Cocomelon,” “Mia’s Magic Playground,” and several others owned by Moonbug Entertainment Ltd.

After the company acquired “Blippi,” Clayton Grimm entered the show as the new “Blippi,” which raised questions among parents. Some thought that Stevin John had already left the show. But in reality, he was still to play “Blippi,” but only on a few videos.

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