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Caspar Lee
Caspar Lee by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Lee at Vidcon 2014
Born (1994-04-24) 24 April 1994 (age 20)
London, England, UK
Nationality South African
British
Occupation Vlogger, YouTuber, Actor
Years active 2012–present
Home town Knysna, South Africa
Website
www.youtube.com/user/dicasp

Caspar Richard Lee (born 24 April 1994) is an English-born South African vlogger, actor and internet personality.[1][2] He is best known for his YouTube channel Caspar.

Career[edit]

Lee started his self-titled YouTube channel in 2010. He is a member of the Gleam Futures talent agency.[3][4] As of September 2014, Lee's main YouTube channel has over 3 million subscribers and over 160 million video views, and is the 185th most subscribed channel on the website; his second channel "morecaspar" has almost 1 million subscribers and over 16 million video views.[5][6][7]

Lee was part of the 'YouTube Boyband' that raised money for Comic Relief and was featured in The Guardian.[8][9][10] He was named by Yahoo! News as one of "12 Web-savvy entrepreneurs to watch" in December 2013.[11] In 2014 he starred, along with a number of other YouTubers, in the Style Haul series The Crew, described by teen website Sugarscape.com as "the male version of Loose Women, but a bit less pervy".[12][13][14] He featured in an episode of Web Therapy, with Lisa Kudrow.[12][13]

Lee is influential through social media, with over 1.8 million followers on Twitter and over 1.6 million on Instagram, as of September 2014.[3][5] Lee has done a number of collaborations on his channel with other YouTubers, including: Jack and Finn Harries, Grace Helbig, Tyler Oakley, Troye Sivan, Zoe Sugg, Marcus Butler, Shane Dawson, Joe Sugg and many others.

Spud 3[edit]

Lee features as a character named Garlic in the comedy movie Spud 3: Learning to Fly, alongside fellow YouTuber Troye Sivan.[5][15]

Personal life[edit]

Lee was born in London but raised in Knysna, South Africa.[3][5] In 2014 Lee moved into an apartment in London with fellow YouTuber Joe Sugg.[3][5] His sister Theodora Lee often appears in his videos and also runs a (self-titled) YouTube channel.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cooke, Laura (11 March 2013). "Video made the internet star". Vodacom. Archived from the original on 18 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2014. Born in April 1994 
  2. ^ "Conosci i protagonisti di ITATube: Caspar Lee" [Meet the stars of ITATube: Caspar Lee]. TeamWorld (in Italian). 4 March 2014. Archived from the original on 18 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2014. Caspar Richard Lee ... nato a Londra il 24 Aprile 1994 
  3. ^ a b c d Marr, Wendy (16 August 2014). "Zoella, Tanya Burr and the UK's YouTube superstars". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  4. ^ a b James, Richard (2014-08-29). "Meet The Young YouTubers Changing The Way British Media Stars Are Born". BuzzFeed. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  5. ^ a b c d e De Grunwald, Tanya (15 June 2014). "Meet the YouTube big hitters: The bright young vloggers who have more fans than". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2014-07-09. 
  6. ^ "Caspar YouTube Channel Stats". vidstatsx.com. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  7. ^ "morecaspar YouTube Channel Stats, Subscriber Statistics, Ranking". vidstatsx.com. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  8. ^ Dobbins, Amanda (21 April 2014). "Meet the YouTube Boy Band". Vulture. Retrieved 2014-05-09. 
  9. ^ Dredge, Stuart (21 March 2014). "YouTube Boy Band's cover version of It's All About You becomes viral hit". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  10. ^ "Marcus Butler, Alfie Deyes, Joe Sugg, Jim Chapman and Caspar Lee are The YouTube Boyband for Sport Relief". Sugarscape. 2014-03-10. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  11. ^ "Alfie Deyes | 12 Web-savvy entrepreneurs to watch". Yahoo! News. 24 December 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Boyd, Sarah (21 August 2014). "Stylish Sips With StyleHaul Founder Stephanie Horbaczewski". Forbes. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  13. ^ a b Jarvey, Natalie (2014-06-25). "Lisa Kudrow Digital Series 'Web Therapy' Moves to StyleHaul". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  14. ^ Fole, Linds (12 January 2014). "YouTubers Alfie Deyes, Caspar Lee, Jim Chapman and Marcus Butler talk relationships on new blokey chat show The Crew". Sugarscape.com. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  15. ^ Evenden, Lucy (2014-06-16). "Caspar Lee and Troye Sivan to star in feature film". Ten Eighty. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 

External links[edit]


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GHOST CHILLI CHALLENGE - CASPAR LEE

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Amazing Impressions With Caspar Lee

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EntertainmentWise

EntertainmentWise
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:42:52 -0800

Caspar Lee tweeted: "No SITC for me this year. Sorry if this sounds like bad news. I promise to make it up to you,” as did Sprinkle of Glitter aka Louise: "Lovely Sprinklerinos, I won't be attending SITC this year buuuutt @AmityFest have something v.v ...
 
Telegraph.co.uk
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 23:04:58 -0800

Tanya Burr, Caspar Lee, Marcus Butler… there are oodles of these people on YouTube: all young, all ostensibly unremarkable, all hugely successful. They have cosmetic lines, budding movie careers (Lee has shot a film with John Cleese), deals with ...

Sugarscape

Sugarscape
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:41:15 -0700

So - to celebrate hitting 3 million subscribers - everyone's favourite South African scamp Caspar Lee decided to hit Bestival with his roomie Jog Sugg and overcome his biggest fear...to do a massive stand-up gig in front of sh*tloads of people. Oh, and ...

Sugarscape

Sugarscape
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:22:30 -0700

Here at Sugarscape we're getting pretty good at our 5 Seconds of Summer impressions. We've started only wearing clothes with at least 8 holes in, we basically only talk about pizza and music, and we can just about manage a convincing Australian 'HEY, ...
 
NewMediaRockstars
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 03:17:06 -0800

You read that correctly. Caspar Lee made strong attempts at wooing the opposite sex by using such poignant lyrics as “You guys look so good standing there in your American Apparel underwear.” As you can see, it clearly did not work out in Caspar's ...

Hollywood Reporter

Variety
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:33 -0800

Those include YouTube multichannel networks Machinima, Tastemade and DanceOn; video creators like Rhett & Link, Shane Dawson, Marcus Butler, Caspar Lee and Ingrid Nilsen; traditional media companies, like A+E Networks; musicians and music ...
 
Huffington Post
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:45:00 -0800

YouTube stars Marcus Butler, Joe Sugg, Jim Chapman, Alfie Deyes and Caspar Lee have partnered with Sport Relief to encouraged fans to make donations online or via text message after watching the cover version of McFly's "It's All About You." As young ...

Sinarharian

Sinarharian
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:34:13 -0800

Caspar Richard Lee atau lebih dikenali dengan nama Caspar Lee di YouTube, dilahirkan pada 24 April 1994 di Paddington, London. Caspar mempunyai seorang kakak bernama Theodora. Caspar berpindah bersama keluarganya ke Afrika Selatan tidak ...
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