Mark Meechan Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Net Worth, Fast Facts

Mark Meechan (pronounced [miːkæn]) (born 19 October 1987) is a Scottish YouTuber and former UK Independence Party candidate for the European Parliament. He uses the online name Count Dankula.

Meechan received press coverage when he posted a video showing him teaching his girlfriend’s dog how to raise its paw in the manner of a Nazi salute, and to react to the phrase “Do you wanna gas the Jews?” Meechan was arrested and convicted of being “grossly offensive” under the Communications Act 2003, following a trial in March 2018. The arrest generated controversy and discussions about free speech. In April 2018, Meechan was fined £800. Meechan stated he would not pay the fine, and instead donated £800 to the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. In March 2019, the money was seized from his bank account by an arrestment order.[

Mark Meechan
BornMark Meechan
(1987-10-19) 19 October 1987 (age 35)
OccupationYouTuber
Spouse(s)

Suzanne Kelly

(m. )

Children1
Also known asCount Dankula
Channels
Years active2015–present
Subscribers920,000 (Count Dankula)
283,000 (Count Dankula 2)
17,900 (Count Dankula Streams) – as of 31 May 2022
Total views152.5 million (Count Dankula)
31.62 million (Count Dankula 2)
414,000 (Count Dankula Streams) – as of 31 May 2022

Last updated: 31 May 2022

 

Arrest

In April 2016, Meechan posted a video on YouTube of his girlfriend’s pet pug Buddha titled “M8 Yer Dugs A Nazi”. At the start of the video, he says: “My girlfriend is always ranting and raving about how cute and adorable her wee dog is so I thought I would turn him into the least cute thing I could think of, which is a Nazi.” In the video, the dog, prompted by the command “Sieg Heil”, raises his right paw in the manner of a Nazi salute, watches a speech by Adolf Hitler (footage shown from the Triumph of the Will), and responds immediately when Meechan asks if he wants to “gas the Jews”. It ends with images of Hitler and Buddha the dog depicted with a toothbrush mustache similar to Hitler’s.

Meechan was arrested on suspicion of breaching the Communications Act 2003. On 19 March 2018, Meechan was convicted of breaching the act by Sheriff Derek O’Carroll at Airdrie Sheriff Court. The court ruled that Meechan’s claim that the video was a joke intended for his girlfriend “lacked credibility” as Meechan’s girlfriend did not subscribe to the YouTube channel to which the video was posted. On 23 April 2018, Meechan was sentenced to a fine of £800, with no prison sentence.

Politics

On 16 June 2018, Meechan announced that he had joined UKIP along with fellow YouTubers Carl Benjamin and Paul Joseph Watson in what Watson describes as an attempted “soft coup”.

In April 2019, Meechan said he intended to stand for MEP on behalf of UKIP in the upcoming 2019 European Parliament election in the United Kingdom. He was named fourth on UKIP’s list in Scotland but was not elected after UKIP won only 1.8% of the vote in Scotland.

In November 2019, Meechan posted a video announcing that he had left UKIP, citing internal disputes and backstabbing within the party over their leadership as his reason for leaving.

Meechan ran in the 2021 Scottish Parliament election as a candidate for the Scottish Libertarian Party, finishing fifth in Motherwell and Wishaw with 254 votes. He was also first on the party’s regional list for the Central Scotland region.

Personal life

Meechan married in 2019. His wife gave birth to their daughter on 17 March 2021.

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Workout Time8 AM to 9 AM
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Net Worth

 

The Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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