John Daub

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John Daub’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

John Daub

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth



48 years old

Birth Date

December 31, 1973

Star Sign


John Daub Facts

Child Star?




Education & Qualifications

Ohio State University

Net Worth

$1 million

Current Partner









1.8m (5'9"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Ox

About John Daub

John Daub is an American YouTube star, content creator, and reporter who is also a writer, director, producer, and host.

John Daub has produced and directed the TV series documentary 'Wao! Ryu: Only in Japan' (2013) and also hosted the different seasons of the TV series documentary 'Tokyo Eye 2020' and 'Journeys In Japan'. John Daub started as a YouTube star on September 19, 2011, and has over 170,000 YouTube subscribers as of 2022.

John Daub Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is John Daub's net worth?

YouTube star John Daub has an estimated net worth of over $14 million. He earns money through paid partnerships, sponsors, and television ads.

How much does John Daub earn per year?

John Daub's annual earnings haven't been disclosed. However, his primary income source is his career as a YouTuber.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is John Daub?

John Daub stands at an approximate height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm).

How old is John Daub?

Born on January 1, 1974, content creator and YouTube star John Daub is 48 years old as of 2022. Daub celebrates his birthday every year on January 1.

Childhood And Education

On January 1, 1974, John Daub was born in the United States. He graduated from Ohio State University.

John Daub has been living in Japan since 1998 as an English teacher. In 2005 he left his job as an English teacher to travel all over the country to help rehabilitate the educational system. John Daub was working towards starting up new schools and their reformed educational system for an Eikaiwa chain. During his work with Eikaiwa, John Daub lived in 16 different cities around the country.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is John Daub's partner?

John Daub has been married to Kanae since 2918, and they have a child.

John Daub presently lives in Tokyo, Japan.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

John Daub, content creator, and YouTube star gained fame through his YouTube channel content 'Only In Japan'. His YouTube channel has over 8.6 million total views, specifically for his featured content that focuses on documenting Japan's culture, history, food, and travel attractions through the eyes of a foreigner to the world.

John Daub began his career as a reporter for NHK World's Tokyo Eye Program in November 2008 and has reported over 50 episodes highlighting culture, history, and other attractions. He has also made appearances in 'Destination Kansai', 'Journeys In Japan', and other programs of NHK.

Initially, Daub was the host of the YouTube documentary series 'Wao Ryu'. The channel started to promote the portrayal of Japan, especially Fukushima and Tohoku, in the eyes of a foreigner. The series documented covers a wide range of topics from Japanese food and culture to history, tourist attractions, and technology. One such video that trended with over 16 million views globally was 'Highway Through A Building Story'. It helped rank Daub's channel among the top 100 YouTube channels.

In 2020, John Daub left 'WAO RYU' and created his own YouTube channel. The channel has over 172,000 subscribers as of 2022, and he uploads episodes twice a month. The most popular videos from John Daub's YouTube channel are 'Japanese Wagyu Farm To Table | Omi Beef Story' (2.1 million views), 'How Japan's Largest Earthquakes Really Felt | Tohoku (2011)' (1.7 million), and 'How Japanese Clean Train Stations & Public Toilets | Tokyo's Ueno Station Team' (807,000 views).

Other videos from John Daub's channel are 'How Japanese Fireworks Are Made & Launched' (681,000 views), '400-Year-Old Japanese Cuisine | What Did They Eat?' (450,000 views), 'Japanese Gourmet Train Food | Shinkansen Bento Adventure' (422,000 views), 'Japanese Wagyu Farm to Table | Omi Beef Story' (2.1 million views), and 'How Japan's Largest Earthquakes Really Felt | Tohoku' (1.7 million views).

What awards has John Daub won?

John Daub has won YouTube Creators Awards, provided as YouTube Play Buttons.

John Daub's Hobbies And Interests

John Daub's hobbies and interests include food, culture, travel, and history.

Other Interesting John Daub Facts And Trivia

  • January-born celebrity YouTuber John Daub was born in the United States. His nationality is American.
  • American-owned Tokyo-based studio D'art Shtajio created the animated opening for John Daub's channel.
  • John Daub and fellow YouTube star Simon Stawski are famous for documenting their lives in Japan on YouTube.
  • John Daub's zodiac sign is Capricorn. People born with Capricorn as a zodiac sign are expected to have characteristics of being determined, strong, and ambitious.

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