Triggered Insaan, the YouTube sensation of 2020
Triggered Insaan is not just another ordinary YouTuber. With more than 4.5 million subscribers, the channel is a brainchild of Nischay Malhan. He has a wonderful life story which is not only inspiring but also interesting.
This article will cover the life story about Nischay and his accomplishments so far. If you have heard about the phrase Maaro-Mujhe-Maaro, Nischay Malhan was the YouTuber who popularized it.
We will also see a few key learnings that we can take from our very own, Triggered Insaan, at the end of the article.
Life before becoming Triggered Insaan
Nischay Malhan was born on November 14th, 1995. Being a Delhi boy, he was very good at academics. He used to rank third in his class across all the grades. As he reached higher secondary, his health faced issues. Due to the lack of physical activities, he became obese that led him to remain depressed for over two years.
Eventually, during his engineering, his close friends and room-mates helped him to get his life back on track.
Beginning of the channel, Triggered Insaan
Nischay, in order to start his own Youtube channel, left his job after his colleagues in his job taunted him. He had the habit of watching Youtube videos of other YouTubers, especially of a game called DOTA, during lunch, which made him a laughing stock in his office.
Eventually, he left his job and stayed at his friend’s house and started making small snippets of Youtube videos. During this time, he did not inform his parents about his resignation. Eventually, his videos hit the right tone with the audience and were received exceedingly well with the audience. This is when he broke the news to his parents that he aspired to become a Youtuber.
But Triggered Insaan wasn’t the first name he picked for his YouTube channel. Can you guess what was the first?
Well, if you have guessed “It’s Nischay”, you were close to the correct answer. The name of his first YouTube channel was “Yes-Yes Bhai”.
So, what is the story behind the name of the channel?
The name of the channel was a translation of his name into Hindi. His name, Nischay, when translated into Hindi, meant ‘obvious.’ Therefore, he decided to name it as such.
Later on, he decided to further change the name of the channel to It’s Nischay. But, fearing that people might not be able to pronounce his name properly, he finally settled with Triggered Insaan.
The story behind his new channel name
There is an interesting story behind the name of his current youtube channel. During naming the channel, Baba Ram Rahim Insaan was all over the news. At the same time, his father’s disapproval of starting his own YouTube channel did not go well with him.
As per his own words, he was triggered to make the YouTube channel and leave an impact.
This is how the channel was named!
Other Associated Channels
What is interesting to note is that Triggered Insaan is not the only channel of Nischay over Youtube! He owns one more channel that goes by the name Live Insaan that hosts the gaming of various computer games like PUBG that have helped him to gain popularity over Youtube.
The content is mostly centered towards roasting of the other YouTube artists. Various segments in his channel include:
His recent video about YouTube vs TikTok broke the records of his past video with more than 10 million views and 1.2 million likes. The video was well-received by the audience, which increased his popularity too. The views/subscriber of the video recorded 100% which meant that video was viewed by all his subscribers.
Key video statistics of Triggered Insaan:
Some of the key stats about the videos of the channel are as follows:
- Demographics: His viewers are not only from India but he also shares wide popularity in the US, which has close to 20% of his viewers.
- Age group: The videos are targeting the age-group of 18 – 34, which shows that the content is mainly aimed towards entertainment and light-hearted jokes.
- Gender shift: More number of males are the fan of his videos compared to the females. In the age group of 18-24, the males are close to 46% whereas the females are as low as 7.3%.
- The rank of the channel: The rank of the channel is 2253, which comes within the top 1% Youtube channels as per NoxScore. With 4 videos published per month, the total views have increased by 0.55% over the last month.
How is Triggered Insaan unique?
One of the main reasons that make the channel unique is its age-friendly content. The content is aimed towards viewers of all age groups. Ensuring that no 18+ content is telecasted through his channel, the content is yet fresh, unique, and equally entertaining.
The content telecasted on his channel has a special segment of Triggered Insaan storytime, in which he shares wonderful stories of his childhood. The funny thing about the stories is they have an element of a shocking incident that has triggered him, which makes the content unique.
The reason Nischay cites for not using adult content or cuss words in his channel was he wanted his parents to be able to view his work on YouTube. He made his videos by staying at home, so he ensured that his work should not garner criticism from his parents due to the use of abusive language. In order to make the content user-friendly and age-friendly, he decided to not use abusive language.
Another reason cited by him was the authenticity that he wanted to bring into his work. He observed that there were many YouTubers who were earning good chunks just by using cuss words. He wanted to create a difference that prompted him to make clean content.
The net worth of Nischay aka Triggered Insaan
Nischay has 4.5 Million subscribers on Triggered Insaan and 2 Million on Live Insaan. With a cumulative subscriber base of 7.5 Million and 112 Million monthly views, he has one of the most viewed channels in India.
The net worth of Triggered Insaan is close to ₹1 Crore ($130,000) as of May 2020. His source of income includes both sponsorships and ad revenue from YouTube videos.
FAQs about Triggered Insaan
- Q: What is the real name of Triggered Insaan?
A: Triggered Insaan is a YouTube channel created by Nischay Malhan.
- Q: What is the age of Triggered Insaan?
A: Triggered Insaan is currently 24 years old.
- Q: Who is Nischay Malhan aka Triggered Insaan sister?
A: Nischay Malhan aka Triggered Insaan has a sister, Prerna. She also has a YouTube channel that focuses on travel vlogs and goes by the name “Wanderers Hub”.