|A.K.A.||James Rallison, Robert James Rallison, TheOdd2sOut|
|Is||Video blogger Internet personality YouTuber Comics artist Animator Cartoonist|
|From||United States of America|
|Type||Arts Creativity Film, TV, Stage & Radio Humor Internet|
|Birth||14 May 1996|
James Rallison (born May 14, 1996), known online as TheOdd1sOut (or simply Odd1sOut), is an American YouTuber, animator, cartoonist, comedian, author, and voice actor. He is known for animating his storytime animations on his YouTube channel TheOdd1sOut.
Rallison was born in Chandler, Arizona, in 1996. He is one of five children of writer Janette Rallison.
Rallison uploaded the first strip of his webcomic TheOdd1sOut on June 14, 2012, first on Tumblr, and later on iFunny.
On August 30, 2014, Rallison started his YouTube channel as theodd1sout comic. He started publishing animated videos in which he talks about his life story, his thoughts and opinions. By April 2016, his channel had gained over 278,000 subscribers, giving him a total of over 400,000 subscribers.
His videos about working at Subway, which he comedically refers to as "Sooubway", have been featured on Foodbeast. The website's writer, Peter Pham, described Rallison's videos as "amazing" and "hilarious".
In 2017, Dave Trumbore of Collider named Rallison one of five YouTubers who were "poised for mainstream success". In 2018, Kristin Brantley of Culturess reviewed his channel and webcomics favorably, writing, "You’ll be glued to the screen watching all of these hilarious clips and reading all his great comics."
On December 2, 2017, Rallison created a second channel, TheOdd2sOut, in which he uploads extra content not involving animation. On April 3, 2018, TheOdd2sOut reached 1 million subscribers.
On July 19, 2018, Rallison uploaded his first song called "Life is Fun", featuring Boyinaband. It received more than 100 million views.
In 2018, he was nominated on 8th Streamy Awards in Animated category.
His animated character appeared in the credits scene of YouTube Rewind: The Shape of 2017 and in YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind where he has a speaking role.
On January 24, 2019, Rallison's main channel reached 10 million subscribers.
On March 12, 2019, Rallison was in MrBeast's $200,000 YouTuber Battle Royale video. He was on a team with Jaiden Animations and Anthony Padilla and they won the first round.
On October 28, 2019, Rallison gave the earnings he made from the YouTuber Battle Royale to #TeamTrees, a non-profit started by MrBeast that aimed to plant 20 million trees by the end of 2019.
Rallison wrote a book titled The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up, which was released on July 31, 2018. It was ranked No. 12 in the "trade paperback" category on Publishers Weekly's August 13, 2018 bestseller list. Rallison also worked on the board/card game Can't Catch Harry.
- TheOdd1sOut: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up (July 2018)
- TheOdd1sOut: The First Sequel (March 2020)
- "Prancer Rap" (featuring Boyinaband) (2017)
- "Life is Fun" (featuring Boyinaband) (2018)