About Jonathan Ware
Known for appearing as the zombie kid in the widely popular 2007 "Zombie Kid Likes Turtles" YouTube viral video. His video has earned more than 50 million views since its posting.
He was in fifth grade at the time of his YouTube video going viral. He was attending the Rose Festival in May 2007 when he was filmed by a local news crew.
His "Zombie Kid Loves Turtles" video was named to the 2010 TIME Magazine list of YouTube's 50 Greatest Videos.
His sister Kim informed him of his newfound fame after his video went viral on the internet in 2007. She was messaged by a friend via MySpace notifying her.
He stated to the Washington Post that he corresponded with Ellen DeGeneres via email after he gained viral YouTube fame.