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Current and recurring members include Kyle Forgeard, Stephen “SteveWillDoIt” Deleonardis, Salim Sirur, Gabriel Poncio, Aaron “Steiny” Steinberg, “Jimmy Gambles” (Arthur Kulik), and “Cousin Jay” (Jordan Nwanne). Canadian filmmaker Austin Ermes is Nelk’s director of content. Nelk’s headquarters are located in Newport Beach, California. Nelk also has an offshoot location in Miami, Florida, under the name SteveWillDoIt LLC. The group previously resided in Ontario, Canada, and Los Angeles.

Jesse Sebastiani was a founding member of the group. Prior to joining Nelk, was known for his self-published documentary, Saved by the Status, and his role in the MTV show Careless Teens. Years after joining, he expressed his displeasure with his and the group’s lifestyle. In a tweet posted on January 29, 2020, he wrote, “I hate fame… I’ve lost almost everything I use to love about life”. He eventually became less active in Nelk videos, and in late 2020, he began primarily working on the Full Send brand. In 2022, he officially took distance from the group, bought out of the company, and started his own brand called “Sunday”.

Full Send Merch
Full Send Merch

Full Send Merch History

In 2010, Forgeard created the YouTube channel, at the time called NelkFilmz, along with other founding members Niko and Marko Martinovic, and Lucas Gasparini. In 2014, Forgeard met Jesse Sebastiani at an MTV Canada conference, who would soon after become a prominent member of the group.

In January 2015, Nelk posted a video titled “Coke Prank On Cops” in which they told police officers in Los Angeles that they had “coke” in the back of the car, leading the officers to think that they were referring to cocaine when in reality they were referring to Coca-Cola. In May 2016, the video became a subject of controversy. The group received a warning, and the Los Angeles Police Department released a statement informing the public that the prank was illegal and warning potential copycat pranksters against doing so. The video has received 49 million views and is currently their most viewed, having almost three times as many views as their second-most viewed video.

On May 31, 2021, Nelk revealed their own brand of hard seltzer called Happy Dad. The beverage became available for purchase on June 14, 2021, in select US states and is expanding to other locations over time. Happy Dad Seltzer is produced and packaged at Minhas Breweries & Distillery in Monroe, WI.

On September 8, 2021, Nelk uploaded the first episode of their “Full Send Podcast,”  exclusive to YouTube and Apple Podcasts.

In February 2022, Forgeard was officially added to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for social media influencers.

On March 9, 2022, Nelk interviewed former President Trump on an episode of the Full Send Podcast. The interview received 5 million views on YouTube in less than 24 hours and was quickly removed by YouTube.Within a week, Full Send Podcast became the second most popular podcast in the US on Spotify.

On August 5, 2022, Nelk released an interview with Elon Musk on the Full Send Podcast, which acquired over 2 million views in less than a day.

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