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James Rallison

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James Rallison
James Rallison at Vidcon.jpg
Rallison at VidCon 2017
Personal information
BornRobert James Rallison
(1996-05-14) May 14, 1996 (age 24)
Arizona, United States
ResidenceArizona, United States
YouTube information
Also known asTheOdd1sOut
Years active2012-present
  • 10.13 million (TheOdd1sOut)
  • 1.63 million (TheOdd2sOut)
Total views
  • 1.74 billion (TheOdd1sOut)
  • 57.49 million (TheOdd2sOut)
Associated acts
  • itsAlexClark
  • Boyinaband
  • Jordan Maron
Catchphrase(s)Thanks for watching, and wear your seatbelt!
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2016 (TheOdd1sOut)
2017 (TheOdd2sOut)
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2016 (TheOdd1sOut)
2018 (TheOdd2sOut)[1]
YouTube Diamond Play Button.svg 10,000,000 subscribers 2019 (TheOdd1sOut)
Updated January 29, 2019

Robert James Rallison (born May 14, 1996), known online as TheOdd1sOut, is an American artist, animator and YouTuber.[2] As of January 2019, his YouTube channel has surpassed 10 million subscribers.


Rallison was born May 14, 1996 in Arizona, U.S. He is one of 5 children of author Janette Rallison.[3][4]


Rallison uploaded the first strip of his webcomic TheOdd1sOut on June 14, 2012, on Tumblr[5] and later on iFunny.[6]

YouTube career[edit]

On August 30, 2014, Rallison started his YouTube channel called theodd1sout comic. He start publishing animated videos in which he talks about his life story, his thoughts and opinions. After a few years of steady growth, in April 2016, his channel gained over 278,000 subscribers, giving him a total of over 400,000 subscribers.[7]

His videos about working at Subway, where he comedically refers to the food chain as "Sooubway",[8] have been featured on Foodbeast. The website's writer, Peter Pham, has described Rallison's videos as "amazing" and "hilarious".[9][10]

In 2017, Dave Trumbore of Collider named Rallison one of five YouTubers who were "poised for mainstream success".[11] In 2018, Kristin Brantley of Culturess reviewed his YouTube channel and webcomics favorably, writing, "You’ll be glued to the screen watching all of these hilarious clips and reading all his great comics."[12]

Rallison created a second channel, TheOdd2sOut, which was a way to upload extra content not involving animation. On April 3, 2018, TheOdd2sOut reached 1 million subscribers.[13]

On July 19, 2018, Rallison uploaded his first song on his YouTube channel called "Life is Fun", featuring Boyinaband[14] which has over 53.8 million views.

Rallison also wrote a book titled The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up, which was released on July 31, 2018.[15][5] It was ranked #12 in the "trade paperback" category on Publishers Weekly's August 13, 2018 bestseller list.[16]

His animated character appear in credits scene of YouTube Rewind: The Shape of 2017 and in YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind where he has speaking role.[17]

On January 24, 2019, Rallison's main channel reached 10 million subscribers.[13]


  • The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up (July 31, 2018)



  • 2017: YouTube Rewind: The Shape of 2017
  • 2018: YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind


  1. "TheOdd1sOut Future Projections & Statistics - Socialblade.com". socialblade.com. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  2. Bullock, Rachel (October 28, 2016). "YouTuber of the month: James Rallison". The Pearl Post. Daniel Pearl Magnet High School. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  3. "Janette Rallison". Claire's Day. Retrieved 2017-09-14.
  4. "Biography". Janette Rallison & CJ Hill Books.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "James Rallison on TheOdd1sOut Comics, Animations & New Book - Crixeo". Crixeo. June 11, 2018. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  6. FunCorp. "TheOdd1sOut on iFunny". iFunny. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  7. Cohen, Joshua (20 May 2016). "Top 100 Most Subscribed YouTube Channels Worldwide • April 2016". Tubefilter. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  8. "A Former 'Subway' Worker Recreates His WORST Customer Experiences In One Hilarious Animation". Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  9. Pham, Peter (March 31, 2016). "Sooubway Worker Created An Animated Video Detailing His Experience There And It's Amazing". Foodbeast. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  10. Pham, Peter (January 13, 2017). "A Former 'Subway' Worker Explains Why You Should Be Nice To Fast Food Employees In A Hilarious Animated Video". Foodbeast. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  11. Trumbore, Dave (July 20, 2017). "5 Indie YouTube Animators Poised for Mainstream Success". Collider. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  12. Brantley, Kristin (2018-08-18). "10 hilarious webcomic artists you should check out ASAP". Culturess. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "TheOdd2sOut's Real-Time Subscriber Count - Social Blade YouTube Stats - YouTube Statistics". socialblade.com.
  14. "TheOdd1sOut on Twitter".
  15. results, search (July 31, 2018). The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up. TarcherPerigee. ISBN 9780143131809. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  16. Juris, Carolyn (2018-08-10). "This Week's Bestsellers: August 13, 2018". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 2019-01-09.
  17. YouTube Spotlight, YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind | #YouTubeRewind, retrieved 2019-01-21

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