Cody Herbinko

@Instagram Star, Family and Childhood

Cody Herbinko is an American social media star who is known as 'murderized' on the internet

Feb 11, 1999

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Personal Details

  • Birthday: February 11, 1999
  • Nationality: American
  • Famous: Instagram Star, Instagram Stars
  • City/State: Pennsylvania
  • Nick names: Murderized
  • Girl Friends: Samantha Eklund (ex)
  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cody Herbinko born at

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Birth Place

Cody Herbinko was born on February 11, 1999 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He lives in a tight-knit family with his mother, his brother and his grandparents. For seven years, he lived with his grandparents, who live across the street from their house. His mother is very supportive of his social media activities and often acts as his manager. Interestingly, he doesn't like travelling and is shy, but still attends various events across the country to make his fans happy. Asked what he would have been if not a social media star, he answered that he would probably work in a saloon.

Personal Life

Cody Herbinko first started using social media in the summer of 2013 after dropping out of school in his freshman year. He began getting new followers on his Instagram and Twitter accounts at a steady rate and reached a fan base of a few thousands soon. However, according to him, he was somehow overwhelmed by the hate he got on social media and decided to deactivate his accounts temporarily. He came back three months later with the new online alias 'murderized'. Interestingly, he is an avid gamer and had originally began posting gaming videos on his YouTube channel. However, he rose to fame for his posts on Instagram, Vine and Snapchat.

Rise to Stardom

Cody Herbinko chose the online alias 'murderized' after his return to social media following a three months break. While there have been several speculations among his fans regarding the story behind this username, according to him, there is not a story at all. He was looking for a 'cool' username and liked the word after learning it from a friend. He checked that the username was available to take and decided to use it for his Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and all his other social media profiles.

Online Alias

Cody Herbinko began dating Samantha Eklund, also from Pittsburgh, in 2015. They often appeared together on posts on each other's social media, including Instagram, Vine and Snapchat. He helped her gain popularity thanks to his loyal fan base, following which she created her own YouTube channel and began posting vlogs, shopping hauls, makeup and beauty related videos. He featured on a vlog video on her channel on July 25, 2016 titled 'NYC Vlog', in which the two could be seen travelling around New York City for shopping and sightseeing while celebrating her 16th birthday which came earlier that month. They broke up in 2017.