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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
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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438 news items

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 05:34:12 -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 ...

The Citizen

The Citizen
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:07:30 -0800

Caspar Lee: YouTube success. Genevieve Vieira. ON-SCREEN DEBUT. Caspar Lee stars as Garlic in the much anticipated Spud 3: Learning To Fly. Picture: supplied. When Casper Richard Lee started his YouTube blog in 2012 he didn't realise how popular ...

Tubefilter

Tubefilter
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:09:49 -0800

Notable YouTube personalities like Shane Dawson, Ingrid Nilsen, Caspar Lee, Rhett & Link, Connor Franta, and Marcus Butler will use the service (and may have received multimillion dollar guarantees for signing up), as will record labels (Warner ...

Times LIVE

Times LIVE
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:14:32 -0800

Youtube sensation Caspar Lee, 20, who grew up in Knysna, will make his film debut in Spud 3: Learning to Fly , alongside Joburg-born actor and singer-songwriter Troye Sivan, who once again plays the lead role of Spud Milton.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:56:15 -0800

Vessel will be a curated streaming platform for short-form video from creators such as Caspar Lee and Marcus Butler. It will have both an ad-supported free offering and a subscription offering with some ads that will cost $2.99 a month for unlimited ...
 
Sugarscape
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:37:30 -0700

If you thought YouTubers Joe Sugg and Caspa Lee were a match made in roommate heaven, then you'd be right. However, that doesn't mean they don't sometimes pull pranks on each other. But after Caspar decided to pretend he was moving out of their ...
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