Harley Morenstein

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Harley Morenstein
Harley Morenstein by Gage Skidmore (cropped).jpg
Morenstein speaking at the 2014 VidCon
Born Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Host of Epic Meal Time, actor, producer
Years active October 2010–present

Harley Morenstein is a Canadian actor and Internet personality. He co-created, produces, and hosts the YouTube show Epic Meal Time.

Life and career[edit]

Morenstein was born to English speaking Jewish-Canadian[1] parents in Montreal, Quebec.[2]


In 2010 he co-created "Epic Meal Time" with Sterling Toth. The channel has 6.8 million subscribers, and over 300 instalments, 2 spin offs and has had guest stars such as Seth Rogen, Smosh, Tony Hawk, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Kevin Smith, who directed the movie Tusk, which Morenstein starred in. He produces the show with his brother, Darren Morenstein, under company name Nexttime Productions. As of 2014 he stars in the TV adaptation of the show called "Epic Meal Empire" on FYI, which has since been picked up for a second season.

Acting career[edit]

Morenstein is best known for creating the YouTube series Epic Meal Time with his friend Sterling Toth.[3]

Morenstein featured in one of Destorm's songs called "Epic wRap" ft. Harley (Epic Meal Time), which was uploaded on YouTube December 18, 2011.[3] He has also been featured in fellow YouTube celebrity Freddie Wong's video web series Video Game High School.[4] He also appeared with Shane Dawson in a commercial for Just Dance 4.[5]



Year Film Role Notes
2012 Sync Ghost
2013 M Is for Misotheism Bum Short film
2014 HOBOrculosis Epic Hobo Short film
2014 Tusk Border Agent
2015 Dead Rising: Watchtower Pyro
2015 Smosh: The Movie Mailman


  1. ^ "EpicMealTime with Harley Morenstein". Vokle. August 24, 2011. Retrieved May 11, 2012. 
  2. ^ Boone, Mike (January 19, 2011). "Men gone wild -with food". The Gazette. Archived from the original on May 22, 2011. Retrieved August 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Horowitz, Julia (January 25, 2011). "Montrealers grab YouTube fame with Epic Meal Time". The Brock Press. Archived from the original on August 4, 2013. Retrieved August 19, 2011. 
  4. ^ "VGHS«Rocket Jump". Rocket Jump. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ Carrasco, Ed (January 23, 2013). "Spread Your Wings and Fly, My Eagles: 5 TV Commercials Featuring YouTube Stars". NewMediaRockstars. Retrieved March 17, 2015. 

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