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YouTube star DanTDM unveils his astonishing waxwork at Madame Tussauds

Boasting more than 25 million subscribers, Daniel Robert Middleton aka DanTDM is recognisable by many and now with a life-like waxwork at Madame Tussauds Blackpool, he is one of them.
YouTube star DanTDM unveils his astonishing waxwork at Madame Tussauds
YouTuber DanTDM - real name Daniel Robert Middleton --- touched down in Blackpool this week to unveil his lifelike waxwork at Madame Tussauds.

Boasting 25 million subscribers and over 18 billion video views, DanTDM is one of the UK's most successful gaming content creators and has an estimated net worth of £38m.

The waxwork was the brainchild of DanTDM superfan Scarlett, daughter of Madame Tussaud's guest experience manager, Trudie Knowles.

DanTDM arrived in Blackpool by helicopter, touching down on the beach, before making his way over to Madame Tussauds to come face-to-face with his waxwork which took over 800 hours to complete.

DAN TDM Helicopter blackpoolDanTDM arrived in style.

Speaking after his ‘introduction’ to his waxwork, Dan said: "It's a real honour to have been chosen to have a Madame Tussauds waxwork made of me. I still can't quite believe it. And coming face to face with myself, in a replica of my office too, was incredible.

DANTDM waxwork Madame Tussauds BlackpoolMadame Tussauds also recreated DanTDM's iconic office, a familiar sight to his millions of fans. 

"I really hope people have fun hanging out with me in there, it's unreal how realistic it all is. The team of artists who do this for a living are so talented."

DanTDM will now forever be gaming alongside Madame Tussauds Blackpool's 80 other famous faces which include Marvel's Thor and Ariana Grande.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to welcome our newest famous face, DanTDM, to Madame Tussauds Blackpool," said Stuart Jarman, General Manager at Madame Tussauds.

“There’s an incredibly diverse mix of celebrities here and Dan’s figure is just one example of how we’re constantly updating our celebrity rollcall, ensuring there’s something here for the whole family to enjoy.

“We know that Dan is extremely popular with gaming fans, so we’re really looking forward to unveiling his waxwork figure to his huge following and allowing them to get that all-important selfie. And we have even recreated his famous office! We are sure he will be massively popular here in Blackpool!”DanTDM waxwork madame tussaudsDan now has a selfie with... himself.

In addition to his success as a YouTuber, Dan is also an accomplished author, having created his graphic novel, Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal in 2016, while he has also voiced characters in the animated film Ralph Breaks the Internet and Netflix series Skylanders Academy.