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Who are Blippi and why did they change?

BLIIPI is one of the most watched children’s YouTube channels in the world.

But fans have noticed that the actor who often plays the artist for children has changed.

The original Blippi was played by Stevin John, the show's creator

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Original Blippi played by show creator Stevin JohnCredit: YouTube

Who is Blippi?

Blippi is a channel on YouTube Stevin John started in 2014 to provide entertainment for children aged 2 to 7 years old.

The show has a childish character with a curious and energetic personality, very much like his audience.

Blippi wears an orange and blue beanie, an orange sling, a blue shirt, and an orange bow tie.

Since the show started, the channel has amassed over 14 million subscribers and 10 billion views.

Why did the Blippi actor change?

In 2021, fans noticed that Stevin wasn’t playing Blippi, instead another actor had taken on the role.

While you have to look REALLY carefully to tell the difference, the lovable character is currently being played by actor Clayton Grimm.

Clayton is all too familiar to fans, as he played Blippi as the YouTube show toured the world.

This has seen him nicknamed “Blippi from the live show”.

The reason why Stevin gave up the role was because he was having a child of his own with fiancee Alyssa Ingham.

He made the announcement on Instagram in October 2021, with a photo of him kissing his fiancee, who was holding a strip of ultrasound photos.

The father-to-be wrote next to the words: “Parenting time is coming in 2022.”

Find the Difference - New Blippi played by Calyton Grimm

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Find the Difference – New Blippi played by Calyton Grimm

What is Blippi?

Blippi tries to explain everything he sees to the children in a way they understand by describing the object and its purpose.

Some episodes include building sandcastles and learning sports, others include tours around the museums, playgrounds, and even the farm.

The show includes musical elements and watch him sing and create new dances for the kids to enjoy.

Besides the regular show, Blippi together with Moonbug launched Blippi Wonders, an animated series in which he began to participate in various adventures.

There’s also Blippi the Musical, where he’ll bring his antics and adventures to the stage.

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