|May 24, 1989
|34 YEARS OLD
German YouTube star famous for his survival, hiking, cycling, and bushwhacking. He produces an online series called 7 Against Wild, in which 7 contestants take part in a 7-day wilderness survival competition where they are only allowed 7 objects each as they compete for points and to be the last one to leave for civilization. He released a book about wilderness survival called The Adventurer: Everything you need to know about the outdoors.
He joined the German Armed Forces for 15 months before attending the Games Academy where he studied games art and animation.
He was the season 1 winner of 7 against wild and donated his winnings to Robert Marc Lehmann's Mission Earth project. His Fritz Meinecke YouTube channel has gained 2.7 million subscribers and 309 million views. He interacts with his fans on his fritz_meinecke Twitch channel, which has amassed 440,000 followers.
He began dating a woman named online as miss peaches.
He and Bear Grylls both host popular survival-based shows.