The five-member sports and comedy team known to more than 58 million YouTube subscribers as Dude Perfect has announced its next goal: building a new Dude Perfect headquarters, which will be a “family” entertainment destination.
Variety reports that the guys have been working for more than a year with San Antonio, Texas-based Overland Partners on the project.
The new three-story headquarters building will feature a 330-foot “trick shooting tower,” a Dude Perfect museum, miniature golf, a merchandise store, restaurants and 2 acres of outdoor space.
The facility could cost up to $100 million to build, the group told The Dallas Morning News.
At this time, there is no timetable for when the new facility will open. Dude Perfect co-founders and owners Tyler Toney, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones and twins Cory and Coby Cotton are presenting the project in several different cities, including Los Angeles and Atlanta, according to Sports Business Journal.
As CBN News reported, the Frisco, Texas-based group has amassed billions of views on YouTube, along with tens of millions of followers, bringing them a multi-million dollar empire dedicated to making the perfect shot.
The five men have also revealed a faith-based purpose on their website.
“But there’s more to Dude Perfect than just having fun. It’s about giving back, spreading joy and glorifying Jesus Christ.” they say.
From shooting a basket with the Goodyear Blimp to flying with the Blue Angels to eating dog food like cereal, the five friends are the second-highest-paid YouTube stars on the planet, earning an estimated $20 million in 2021.
The former Texas A&M roommates posted their first hack in 2009, and the rest is history. Now, the group has more than 58 million subscribers and almost 15 billion views.
They tweeted a video showing an animation of their proposed installation.
“The future of Dude Perfect COMING SOON:
- 330 foot trick shot tower
- crazy miniature golf
- Trick Shooting City
- Museum of the perfect type
- Two acres of outdoor space
- Merchandise store, restaurants and more
And that is just the beginning”.
The future of Dude Perfect COMING SOON:
▫️ 330ft trick shooting tower
▫️Crazy miniature golf
▫️Trick Shot Town
▫️Dude Perfect Museum
▫️Two acres of outdoor space
▫️Merchandising store, restaurants and more
And that is just the beginning. pic.twitter.com/VwkH3SRzdo
— Perfect Friend (@PerfectFriend) September 26, 2022
As CBN News reported, Dude Perfect fans found out the hard way that sometimes hitting those shots isn’t that easy, and the five guys aren’t always perfect.
But it’s not just about trick shots. They have also perfected game shows and helicopter battles and taken on stereotypes in their videos.
The driving force behind these guys might come as a surprise. “If we lose everything tomorrow,” said Garrett Hilbert of Dude Perfect, “it doesn’t matter.”
“We know that the most important thing we have is Jesus,” he said in the official Dude Perfect documentary.
They’re also in the business of giving back, granting dozens of wishes for the children of the Make-A-Wish Foundation in less than four years.
“Once you see these kids and what they’re going through,” said Dude Perfect’s Tyler Toney, “it’s obvious.”
“Knowing that you have the ability to provide them with a small amount of hope is such an easy boost for us,” Toney said.
That included pit stops on his first live tour across the country in 2019 to visit children with cancer and taking a detour to take the tour bus to Myer, a six-year-old fan diagnosed with leukemia.
“Lord, we just pray for Myer,” one of the Dude Perfect members said in “Dude Perfect: Backstage Pass,” a YouTube movie documenting their live tour. “We’re so thankful for the opportunity to hang out with him and his family,” he said, before adding, “We love you so much and thank you, Jesus, for Myer.”
YouTube guys don’t always wear their Christian faith up their sleeves, but if you look closely, you’ll see that it’s embedded in just about everything they do.
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