Matt Raub (born October 23, 1986) is an American director, producer, and writer. He helps direct Honest Game Trailers, Smosh Game Bang and numerous other Smosh shows. Matt often appears in videos having to do with punishments, either as the announcer or host.

During various the Smosh Summer and Winter Games, Matt Raub has acted as a referee, often referring to himself as the 'Best Ref'. He also has a YouTube channel, though it is rarely used.

During the interim after the Defy Shutdown and Mythical Entertainment's acquisition of Smosh, Matt hosted a show called "Cringe Party" which where he and two guests would watch an infamously bad movie in order to commentate on it.

Following the return of Smosh under Mythical, Matt Raub has taken a bigger position both in the company, and on camera. Not only has he more frequently appeared in Smosh Games videos, but he is also the acting Vice President of Smosh.



  • Matt Raub is the older brother of Mark Raub, who was formerly a PA for Smosh Games. Similarly to his brother, Mark also writes and directs.
  • Though websites like Famous Birthdays have claimed that Matt Raub was born in 1970, his age seems to have been incorrectly determined by these sites as he is actually considerably younger. His true year of birth, 1986, was revealed via a twitter post for his birthday in 2019.


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