Who is Danny Duncan?
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YOUTUBE sensation Danny Duncan is back in the spotlight after he tragically lost a close friend.

Papa Jim, a 92-year-old regular guest on Duncan’s show tragically died, according to a post by the YouTube star. But who is Danny Duncan and what did he say about Papa Jim?

Danny Duncan is a 29-year-old YouTube star from Florida, pictured here with Papa Jim


Danny Duncan is a 29-year-old YouTube star from Florida, pictured here with Papa JimCredit: Instagram

Who is Danny Duncan?

Danny Duncan is a 29-year-old YouTube star originally from Florida.

He was born July 27, 1992, and his real name is Gary Winthrope.

The Florida native’s parents are separated so he was brought up by his mother.

Duncan has a sister and half-brother, Matthew.

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The American became famous though his funny videos which include pranks and practical jokes which he began uploading to YouTube in 2014.

Duncan also has his own clothing line in partnership with Killer Merch, which debuted in 2019.

The same year he paid more than $3.5million for a luxury property in the Beverly Grove area of Los Angeles.

What did Danny Duncan say about Papa Jim?

Papa Jim was a prankster who would do everything from skinny dipping to quad biking on Duncan’s massively popular channel.

But on May 12, 2022, Duncan revealed the tragic news of Papa Jim’s death on his Instagram account.

He posted: “Thank you for all the laughs and unforgettable memories. I love you, Papa Jim.”

He called Jim the “Greatest of All Time” as he ended his touching tribute with a goat emoji.

Danny also shared pictures of the pair riding on a motorcycle and inside a helicopter.

Thousands of tributes have been paid to the internet star under Duncan’s post.

And while it may have seemed he was related to the YouTube star, Papa Jim was in fact the grandad of Duncan’s assistant, David Tomchinsky.

What is Danny Duncan’s YouTube channel?

Danny has a massive YouTube channel which he launched in 2014.

The channel focuses on prank and skateboard videos.

He has a whopping 6.51 million YouTube subscribers.

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His videos have been viewed over 1.4 BILLION times.

He says of his channel: “I post videos that make me laugh. Hope you enjoy.”

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