“King of Parodies” Bart Baker Signs with CAA
YouTuber Bart Baker has signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) for representation in all areas. Billed as the “King of Music Video Parodies,” Baker has more than 6 million subscribers and nearly 1.6 billion views on YouTube.
Baker continues to be represented by Maker Studios and 26MGMT, the latter of which also reps Vine star Nash Grier.
A member of the Maker Studios multi-channel network since 2011, Baker regularly receives more than 2 million views daily on his YouTube channel, and has accumulated 675,000 followers on Instagram, 315,000 on Vine and 219,000 on Twitter, as well as 325,000 likes on Facebook. He recently launched a channel on Vessel.
Baker is a co-founder of The Challenged App, launched earlier this month on iOS, which enables individuals and organizations to start their own social media challenges and engage with brands and influencers to compete for prizes and raise money for charities. He also hosted the “CrashPad,” a talk/game/clip show hybrid that debuted in December, which was co-produced by Maker Studios and Drama 3/4, with videos provided by Jukin Media.
In addition to its extensive roster of film, TV and sports talent, CAA also represents a large contingent of digital native artists that collectively has more than 70 million subscribers and 10 billion views, including Baker’s fellow Maker Studios artists Timothy DeLaGhetto and Nice Peter and EpicLLOYD of “Epic Rap Battles of History.”
The agency’s list of influencers also includes Bethany Mota, Jenna Marbles, Jerome Jarre, Meghan Rienks (Meghanrosette), Charlie Puth, Kian Lawley, Mamrie Hart, Joe Penna (MysteryGuitarMan), Elliot Tebele & Elie Ballas (F*ck Jerry), Troy Sivan, Pentatonix, Josh Leyva, Boyce Avenue, sWooZie, The Janoskians, and JC Caylen.
Editor’s Note: The article originally stated that Cameron Dallas is represented by 26MGMT. He is no longer with 42MGMT.