Cole Robert “Colby” Brock, known as Colby Brock on social media, is an American YouTube star best known for his videos with his friend Sam Golbach as part of the Sam and Colby brand. The pair first became popular on Vine and later shifted their focus to YouTube. Together, the pair posts comedy videos, vlogs and focuses heavily on their exploration series and overnight series. In 2020, Sam and Colby released their first book.
Cole Robert “Colby” Brock was born on January 2, 1997 in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. Not much is known about his upbringing or his family life.
As of September 2021, Colby Brock has more than 1.8 million followers on Instagram, 1 million followers on Twitter and 2.39 million subscribers on YouTube.
He also co-runs the Sam and Colby YouTube that has more than 5.36 million subscribers. Their TikTok channel has more than 1.4 million followers.
Brock first rose to fame on the video sharing app Vine with his friend Sam Golbach. The pair’s joint Vine account, which features comedy videos and more. One of their most popular Vines was titled “Following Fat People,” which featured a character like Seth MacFarlane’s character on “Family Guy.”
The clip brought them a lot of controversy, and Sam later explained: “We wanted to become known, so we thought the best way and the fastest way to do that was to be funny on Vine.” When the app shut down in 2017, the pair had more than a million followers.
When Vine was shut down, the creators moved their focus to their YouTube page, which was created in 2014. Their YouTube channel started with a much wider focus: the pair posted vlogs, comedy videos, exploration videos and more. But now the pair focus almost exclusively on their Overnight videos and their Exploration videos.
Colby has his own YouTube channel in addition to the popular Sam and Colby channel. On his own channel, which he started in 2016, Colby posts a variety of prank videos, exploration videos, vlogs and more. He features a number of other content creators on the platform as well.
Together, Sam and Colby wrote their first book titled Paradise Island, to be released in late 2020. “When YouTube ghost hunters Sam and Colby head to Kauai for an annual bro trip with two childhood buddies, they’re dying for a break from paranormal investigations—instead, they find themselves at the center of their most horrifying mystery yet,” reads the book excerpt on Barnes and Noble.
Sam and Colby have run into some legal trouble. In 2019, the pair were arrested and taken into custody for trespassing. They were on the property of an abandoned school under construction. The details of the arrest are unknown. However, the pair put their mugshots on merchandise later. You can purchase Sam and Colby merchandise right here through their website. https://shopxplr.com/