Known to his online fans as WesTheEditor, Johnson accumulated over 87,000 subscribers and more than 2,000,000 views on his YouTube channel between January and December of 2014. His most popular gaming videos include 'First Cosplay Vlog!!!' and 'SETTING THE WORLD ON FIRE! (Minecraft with Sohinki).'
When not posting gaming videos, he often played paintball and perfected his German, British, and Russian accents. In addition, from 2010 to 2014, he built a Twitter fan base of over 27,000 followers.
Many of his YouTube videos feature fellow online gamers Lasercorn, Mari Takahashi, and Matt Sohinki.
Before launching his own channel, he was a video editor for the popular Smosh Games channel.
A native of Ohio, he later settled in Southern California.
- The meaning of the name Johnson: Son Of John