• David Laid is a bodybuilder, YouTuber and social media star, known best for his self-titled YouTube channel, which has over 1.3 million subscribers.
• He began going to the gym at age 14 to deal with scoliosis and to look better.
• His most popular YouTube videos include "David Laid 3 Year Natural Transformation 14-17" and "David Laid 6 Year Natural Transformation 13-19".
• He is in a relationship with American dancer and choreographer Julia Jackson.
• As of July 2022, David's net worth is estimated at over $1 million.
Who is David Laid?
David was born in Tallinn, Estonia, on 29 January 1998 – his zodiac sign is Aquarius, and he holds Estonian nationality. He’s a bodybuilder, YouTuber and social media star, probably known best for his self-titled YouTube channel, which he launched on 13 July 2009. It’s today subscribed to by more than 1.3 million people, and numbers close to 200 million views of all his videos combined; David’s mostly focused on uploading videos which feature him working out, and he often gives his fans advice on exercising and dieting.
Early life and education
David was raised in Estonia alongside his two siblings by their parents, about whom not a lot is known, as he respects their privacy; it’s said that his mother Nino was 23 when she gave birth to him, and that his father died when he fell from a cruise ship that he was working on – David was only two years old at that time.
He wasn’t into sports while he was growing up, and preferred to play video games with his friends. He was 14 when he realized that he was too skinny, and wanting to look better, as well as to deal with scoliosis that he had just been diagnosed with, David began going to the gym; although he launched his YouTube channel in 2009, but his debut video “David Laid 18 Month Transformation 14-15 Year Old” wasn’t uploaded until 22 December 2013, and shows his progress in only 18 months; the video’s since been watched close to five million times, and it’s today his third most watched video on the network. David’s since collaborated in producing videos with various popular YouTubers and bodybuilders, such as James English, Bradley Martyn and Steve Cook.
He studied at a local high school, bu upon matriculating in 2016, chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on his career on the internet.
Most popular YouTube videos
David’s mostly popular on YouTube for teaching his fans various workout routines and diet plans, while he’s also popular for sharing details of his private life with them, and responding to most of their private messages. We’re going to mention three of David’s most popular YouTube videos, which’ve helped him gain many subscribers.
His #1 video “David Laid 3 Year Natural Transformation 14-17”, has been watched close to 50 million times since 15 August 2015, and shows the progress which David made in three years of going to the gym.
His second most popular video – “David Laid 6 Year Natural Transformation 13-19” – has been viewed over eight million times since 27 February 2018, and is quite similar to his #1 video, as it’s a compilation of pictures taken during his first six years of working out at the gym.
David’s #3 video is the above mentioned “David Laid 18 Month Transformation 14-15 Year Old”.
David’s quite popular on various social media networks, and seems to be enjoying the attention he’s receiving from his more than 2.3 million Instagram followers; he’s uploaded over 600 pictures, most of these taken during his everyday life, thus revealing a lot about David. Summer’s his favorite season, as he enjoying showing off his muscular body at the beach, as well as playing beach sports and swimming in the ocean. David’s also showed that he’s passionate about travelling, and has been to a couple of European countries, for both work and pleasure, as well as to several US states – his favorite US city being Los Angeles, California.
David also has a Twitter account, which he launched in January 2015. It’s today followed by only close to 5,500 people, while he’s tweeted only two times; it seems that the only purpose of David’s Twitter account is to redirect his fans to Instagram.
He was once quite active on Facebook, and is today followed by close to 400,000 people on the network, mostly featuring the same pictures which can be found on his Instagram account, but his most recent update was on 23 February 2020
He’s just recently launched his TikTok account, and it’s today followed by nearly 10,000 people, while it numbers over 8,000 likes of his three videos combined.
Love life and relationships
David prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but has still allowed his fans to have a glimpse into it. He’s today in a relationship with American dancer and choreographer Julia Jackson, who can be seen featured in many of David’s YouTube videos and Instagram pictures. The two often work out together, and enjoy sharing their progress on their social media accounts.
David and Julia haven’t spoken about how they met, but it’s believed that they had chatted for more than three months prior to going out on their first date; it’s said that they’ve been together for three years now.
David hasn’t mentioned any other girls whom he’s perhaps dated, and as of July 2022, he’s in a relationship with Julia Jackson, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and interesting facts
David’s had the same workout routine since he began going to the gym in 2013: he trains six days a week, with each of these sessions lasting around two hours. He’s revealed that his role models are Marc Fitt, the Hodge twins and Jeff Seid.
He’s a lover of animals, with horses and dogs being his favorites.
David enjoys watching movies late at night – his favorite actor and actress are Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of his favorite films are the franchise “Fast and Furious”, “Jumanji” and “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life”.
Does he take steroids?
There are many rumors circulating the internet today, claiming that David’s taking steroids; fans have even provided some pictures in which they explain that David’s body wouldn’t be as muscular if he’s not taking steroids, but David hasn’t addressed these rumors.
Age, height and net worth
David’s age is 24. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 6ft 1in (1.85m) and he weighs around 190lbs (85kgs).
As of July 2022, David’s net worth stands at over $1 million.