Mark "Markiplier" Fischbach signed with talent agency WME, the same entity that represents celebrities such as Ben Affleck and Eminem.
At 27 years old, Fischbach has more than 15 million YouTube subscribers and has accumulated over six billion views. He specializes in Let's Play videos punctuated with curse words, sound effects, and other emotes.
The report came from Variety, who speculated that Fischbach signed with WME in order to lay groundwork for an entertainment career outside of YouTube videos. "I want to push myself into music and acting — more traditional media stuff," the YouTube star told Variety earlier this year.
Fischbach began branching out before signing with a talent agency. He affiliates with Revelmode, a collaboration between Disney's Maker Studios and Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg that produces original scripted series and games.