Smosh is a web-based comedy duo consisting of Ian Hecox (born November 30, 1987) and Anthony Padilla (born September 16, 1987). Padilla first began posting flash movies on Newgrounds in early 2003, under the name Smosh. He was later joined by his friend Ian Hecox. Soon afterward they began to post videos on YouTube in the autumn of 2005 and became one of the most popular channels on the site. In January 2013 Smosh became the most subscribed channel on YouTube, and as of June 2013 it has more than 10.1 million subscribers. The Smosh team has expanded to include others to handle animated, Spanish language, and video gaming content videos.