Famous on YouTube for his highly popular "Equals Three" viral video commentary series. He is also known for his "Riley Rewind" web series and for a collaborative YouTube channel titled Your Favorite Martian.
He started work on "Equals Three" while he was studying history at Columbia University . He was intending to go to law school after completing his studies at Columbia but began pursuing YouTube full-time instead.
His RayWilliamJohnson YouTube channel has earned over 3 billion total views.
He was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He has a brother. He began dating Kelly Farrell in 2016.
He has had numerous well-known guests on his YouTube channel, including comedienne Sarah Silverman .