Arin Hanson is a cartoonist, comedian, and voice actor who came into notoriety for his "Awesome" cartoon parodies posted on Newgrounds.com and YouTube.com. He thought it would be funny to do a let's play comedy show, so then Game Grumps happened.
Dan Avidan is a musician and comedian who joined the YouTube series Game Grumps in 2013. He brings a chilled-out, positive presence to the show, and is often sent into uncontrollable fits of laughter by co-host Arin Hanson. Avidan grew up an admirer of "commentary" shows like Mystery Science Theater 3000 and was thrilled to join Game Grumps to hone his craft and live out his comedy dreams.
The show's YouTube channel has more than 5.3 million subscribers and features episodes with guests like Ben Schwartz, Dan Harmon, Weird Al Yankovic, and Jamie Lee Curtis.