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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 a South African vlogger, actor and internet personality.[1][2] He is best known for his YouTube channel Dicasp (later renamed "Caspar") and describes himself as "That South African teenager who sometimes talks to a camera"

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 2.3 million followers on Twitter and over 2.1 million on Instagram, as of February 2015.[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]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Lee has been nominated for the 2015 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards for the "UKs Favourite Vlogger".[16][17]

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. 
  16. ^ Laing, Greg (2015-02-20). "Ariana Grande, Spider-Man lead Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards nominees". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 
  17. ^ Bacon, Lucy (2015-02-20). "One Direction, Zoella & Ed Sheeran Nominated For Kids' Choice Awards!". MTV. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 

External links[edit]


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Sugarscape

Sugarscape
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 04:56:15 -0800

Anyone who was a fan of the YouTube Boyband will already know that Caspar Lee has the voice of a thousand angels dipped in strawberry icing and covered in chocolate sprinkles (sort of), so it makes sense that he's now venturing into the music business.
 
TenEighty
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 05:45:47 -0800

Caspar and Joe will be voicing characters in the film. Caspar Lee has announced on Twitter that he and Joe Sugg will feature in Sponge Out of Water, the new SpongeBob SquarePants feature film.

Wiltshire Times

Metro
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:52:22 -0800

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:41:15 -0800

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Sugarscape

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

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

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