LongBeachGriffy (full name Anthony Devon Griffin) is an American YouTuber who is mostly known for having a comedy-themed YouTube channel that has a relatable, satirical, and observational type of humor.
Long Beach, CA, USA
Life before fame and how he started:
Anthony first launched his YouTube channel on June 7, 2017, and started uploading videos from the very same day. He originally gained massive popularity from his Instagram account, where he would post short comedic skits, afterward transitioning to YouTube as his main platform.
LongBeachGriffy has gained a massive following on his Instagram account as well, where he currently sits at over 817,000 followers under the handle longbeach_griffy. He posts a wide variety of different pictures and videos to his Instagram channel, detailing his everyday life. He is quite active with his uploads and currently has 814 posts on his Instagram account alone.
His Instagram account gained a notorious following after Anthony uploaded his short comedic vignettes, which were instantly appreciated by others, and word-of-mouth suggestions brought new followers to LongBeachGriffy’s channel overnight.
LongBeachGriffy has been living in Long Beach, California, for his whole life, and this is also where he met his girlfriend, Stephanie. LongBeachGriffy and Stephanie met at a party that Stephanie’s friend was hosted and the pair quickly hit it off, not long after they officially came out that they were dating. This all happened in 2020, and in January of 2021, the pair welcomed their first son into this world, Ayden. He was born slightly prematurely, but everything went well, and he has since grown into become a healthy toddler being eight months old as of the time of writing this article.
The couple has also stated plans that they would like to get married sometime in late 2021 or 2022 at the latest, but due to some of the restrictions that the pandemic still has, they may have to wait a while.
LongBeachGriffy is associated with Affiong RDCworld1 (Another YouTube celebrity who is also known for his comedic sketches and parodies and has his own YouTube channel), together they have collaborated on a few videos projects throughout the years, publishing sketches together on their respective YouTube channels.
More about LongBeachGriffy
His YouTube channel is mainly focused on observational humor, including such skits as “When that one friend asks you to drop them off somewhere.”
LongBeachGriffy has stated that one of his biggest inspirations for opening his own comedy skit channel has been the popular skit comedy television series Key & Peele, which has won numerous awards. LongBeachGriffy has been heavily inspired by Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele’s duo, and he thinks that they are the quintessential comedy skit comedians that paved the way for many others to follow.
LongBeachGriffy has even had the pleasure of meeting his idols in real life at a convention in Los Angeles, where he got to take a picture with the comedic duo, as well as an autograph.
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