Hollywood Fans Prove That YouTube Star MrBeast Is Almost as Popular as “Maverick” Tom Cruise

Published 08/10/2022, 7:30 AM EDT

MrBeast is truly a force to reckon with these days. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that the 100 million YouTuber is ruling the world of the internet these days. Thanks to his unmatched online presence, his real-life stardom is also escalating consistently, and it was recently proved as well.

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A viral video on the streaming platform YouTube has seemingly cemented MrBeast as a more renowned personality than some of the most popular Hollywood A-list stars. Even Top Gun: Maverick’s Tom Cruise seems to be no match for Jimmy!

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MrBeast beats Top Gun star Tom Cruise in popularity

Tom Cruise needs no introduction when it comes to who he is and why he is one of the most renowned personalities on the planet right now. From Mission Impossible films to his recent summer blockbuster in Top Gun: Maverick, the actor, has swayed the viewers with his stunning acting and stunts.

The testament to his ever-growing fame was recently established, once again, after the Top Gun sequel made over $1 billion at the global box office. Currently, the movie is the highest-grossing film of 2022.

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However, it seems like not everyone is aware of Tom Cruise in the United States. In fact, YouTuber MrBeast happens to be the most recognizable star among the American people these days. One YouTuber recently showed this in his video when he asked people to recognize either of these two immensely popular celebrities.

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As you can see in the clip above, Jon Youshaei asks various tourists to recognize the two stars. Tom Cruise initially gains momentum as more people easily end up remembering his name, compared to MrBeast. But the tables turn rapidly in the next few seconds as MrBeast started getting more responses.

To be precise, he gets a score of 8 over Tom Cruise who manages to be recognized by only 6 people. In the end, it can be said that Jimmy really has an edge, even on an evergreen star like Cruise.

Meanwhile, the YouTuber is currently basking in the glory of going past 100 million subscribers on his channel. After PewDiePie, he’s only the second individual creator to achieve this milestone.

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What are your thoughts on MrBeast outshining Tom Cruise? Also, who do you like the most among these two? Let us know in the comments.

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Mintu Tomar

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.

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