Tibo InShape, whose real name is Thibaud Delapart was born January 19, 1992, in Toulouse. He is a French YouTuber, known for his YouTube videos, this popular influencer was specialized in the field of bodybuilding. He subsequently diversified his videos, including a series of videos about discovering lesser-known jobs. He also sparked a controversy about racist and homophobic Facebook posts.
As a student at Toulouse Business School, Thibaud Delapart started publishing bodybuilding videos on the YouTube platform under the pseudonym Tibo InShape during his final year of study. His audience exploded when he added humor to his bodybuilding and nutrition advice. He has built his renown thanks to social media and quickly got millions of subscribers, turning him into a sports star. His colloquial expressions such as “Daaamn!” at the beginning his videos or “énorme et sec” have become familiar YouTube-related expressions. In 2015, Tibo’s success on the internet allowed him to launch an online clothing brand. As a bodybuilder, he confessed his exercise addiction in one of his videos. Bound by a contract to YouTube, he was nominated by the magazine Libération as one of the ten most influential French accounts in 2016.
He made most of his early videos in his room with a friend, but his fame now enables him to film in different places and to organize meetings with several personalities such as Christophe Lemaitre, Maïva Hamadouche or Esteban Ocon. In December 2017, the program Quotidien named him “Youtuber of the year 2017”. His videos were then receiving an average of a million views each. He opened a weights room in September 2017. In 2018, he filmed two videos in the Albi maison d’arrêt, then three discovery videos about the Institut de recherche criminelle de la Gendarmerie nationale.
After stopping his bodybuilding videos, Thibaud Delapart has gone into the discovery of different lifestyles as well as popular or lesser-known occupations. His video published on March 20, 2019, was dedicated to the occupation of embalming, a video which has been the subject of much debate on the part of his subscriber community.
Between 2017 and 2019, he produced many institutional communication videos promoting the French Army, the French Navy, police, penitentiary administration, and also the Service national universel, an indirect successor of military conscription. Those videos, totaling up to 5 million views , were claimed by Slate to have received between €20,000 and €30,000 in government funding.
As of February 2022, Tibo Inshape is showing a certain level of activeness on various social media platforms which happen to be YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok. The biggest amount of fans, followers Tibo Inshape has on Instagram and TikTok. As for Instagram, here Tibo;s audience is exceeding 4 million followers. Talking about the TikTok account, on this platform Tibo has more than 7.8 million followers and the number of likes is exceeding 379 million. After these platforms the YouTube channel comes which currently has over 2 million subscribers and about 220 million total number of views.
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