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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
Occupation Vlogger, YouTuber
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 2012. 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 will feature 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 and many others.

Spud 3[edit]

Lee will feature as a character named Garlic in the upcoming comedy movie Spud 3: Learning to Fly, alongside John Cleese and 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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Fanlala

Fanlala
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:56:15 -0700

Big names that grew from YouTube like Tyler Oakley, Sam Pepper, Caspar Lee, Patty Walters, and so many more joined the boys for a collaboration of epic proportions. After the video was uploaded, fans in the UK could purchase the new version of Cecilia ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:23:33 -0700

He began creating his pioneering videos at the age of 15 with titles including 'Girls are confusing', often featuring YouTuber girlfriend Zoe Sugg (otherwise known as Zoella) and friends Marcus Butler and Caspar Lee. The PointlessBlog celebrated its ...
 
Beet.TV
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:52:30 -0700

“We accessed Caspar Lee, who's just gone through three million subs, in a video where we talk about 4G in the UK,” Waugh says. “We handed him creative control to talk about 'How does 4G help him reach his audience better?' That short video has now ...

Liverpool Echo

Liverpool Echo
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:47:56 -0700

Louise (Sprinkle of Glitter), Tanya Burr, Alfie (Pointless Blog), Niomi Smart, Joe (Thatcher Joe), Caspar Lee, Marcus Butler and Jim Chapman will all take to the stage with Zoella to perform for their vlogger-obsessed fans. The famous faces are ...

TenEighty

TenEighty
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 12:18:45 -0700

Commenting on her group's dynamic, Louise reveals: “Some of us are more party-esque than others. Zoe is not so much of a party animal. If there's a bar and music, I'm there – as are Joe [Sugg] and Caspar [Lee]. which is why I get on really well with them.
 
NewMediaRockstars
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:01:21 -0700

The updates run from the factual “Alfie got an iPhone 6,” “Kian Lawley found his fanny pack” to the fanciful “Tyler Oakley wants to eat Caspar Lee's skin.” At least we hope that last one is fanciful. Ryan is also a YouTuber in his own right, although ...

Scottish Daily Record

Scottish Daily Record
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 04:31:33 -0700

A video and iTunes version of the Simon and Garfunkel song features top YouTubers Caspar Lee, Joe Sugg and more and benefits the Teenage Cancer Trust charity. “It's always been a very important charity for us since day one,” Brad explained. “The first ...

OnlineVideo.net

OnlineVideo.net
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:16:09 -0700

“We've done for O2 — small plug — in the U.K. for the launch of 4G we've accessed Caspar Lee, who's now just gone through three million subs,” Waugh says. “In a video where we talk about 4G in the U.K. we handed him effectively creative control to ...
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