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Caspar Lee
Caspar Lee by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Lee at Vidcon 2014
Born London, England, UK
Nationality South African
Occupation Vlogger, YouTuber
Years active 2012 - present
Home town Knysna, South Africa

Caspar Lee is an English-born South African vlogger, actor and internet personality. He his 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.[1][2] As of September 2014, Lee's main YouTube channel has over 3 million subscribers and over 150 million video views, and is the 185th most subscribed channel on the website; his second channel "morecaspar" has almost 1 million subscribers and over 15 million video views.[3][4][5]

Lee was part of the 'YouTube Boyband' that raised money for Comic Relief and was featured in The Guardian.[6][7][8] He was named by Yahoo! News as one of "12 Web-savvy entrepreneurs to watch" in December 2013.[9] 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".[10][11][12] He will feature in an episode of Web Therapy, with Lisa Kudrow.[10][11]

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.[1][3] 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.[3][13]

Personal life[edit]

Lee was born in London but raised in Knysna, South Africa.[1][3] In 2014 Lee moved into an apartment in London with fellow YouTuber Joe Sugg.[1][3] His sister Theodora Lee often appears in his videos and also runs a (self-titled) YouTube channel.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ a b James, Richard (2014-08-29). "Meet The Young YouTubers Changing The Way British Media Stars Are Born". BuzzFeed. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ "Caspar YouTube Channel Stats". vidstatsx.com. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  5. ^ "morecaspar YouTube Channel Stats, Subscriber Statistics, Ranking". vidstatsx.com. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  6. ^ Dobbins, Amanda (21 April 2014). "Meet the YouTube Boy Band". Vulture. Retrieved 2014-05-09. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "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. 
  9. ^ "Alfie Deyes | 12 Web-savvy entrepreneurs to watch". Yahoo! News. 24 December 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  10. ^ a b Boyd, Sarah (21 August 2014). "Stylish Sips With StyleHaul Founder Stephanie Horbaczewski". Forbes. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  11. ^ a b Jarvey, Natalie (2014-06-25). "Lisa Kudrow Digital Series 'Web Therapy' Moves to StyleHaul". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  12. ^ 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. 
  13. ^ Evenden, Lucy (2014-06-16). "Caspar Lee and Troye Sivan to star in feature film". Ten Eighty. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 

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138 news items

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, ...

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 ...
 
andPOP
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:02:01 -0700

ANDPOP's Intern Merna is obsessed with YouTube. She's currently subscribed to 298 YouTube channels, and is always on the lookout for some new online talent. As our resident YouTube FANatic, Intern Merna will pull together a list of new YouTube videos ...

Sugarscape

Sugarscape
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:40:17 -0700

Yup - Zoella, Tyler Oakley, TomSka, Troye Sivan, ThatcherJoe, Sprinkle of Glitter, BritPopPrincess, Caspar Lee, Marcus Butler and Jack and Dean (PHEW) are all set to take over Dan and Phil's new slot from September 1st and our eardrums have never been ...

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0700

... asking its network of more than 180 million YouTube subscribers and 4,600 creators to use the hashtag #WhatsYourTherapy on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. As part of the campaign, 15 StyleHaul creators (including Web Therapy guest star Caspar Lee) ...

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0700

... asking its network of more than 180 million YouTube subscribers and 4,600 creators to use the hashtag #WhatsYourTherapy on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. As part of the campaign, 15 StyleHaul creators (including Web Therapy guest star Caspar Lee) ...

Times LIVE

Biztech Africa
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:26:30 -0700

The previous South African YouTube leaders, drummer Cobus Potgieter and teen-appeal comedian Caspar Lee, are no longer based in South Africa. Ossendryver, who is now 18, is currently preparing to write his matric exams. Presenting the award after the ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:48:44 -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 ...
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