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Caspar Lee
Caspar Lee by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Lee at Vidcon 2014
Born Caspar Richard George Lee
(1994-04-24) 24 April 1994 (age 21)
London, England
Nationality South African
Occupation YouTuber, vlogger, comedian, actor
Years active 2012–present
Home town Knysna, South Africa
Website YouTube channel

Caspar Richard Lee (born 24 April 1994) is a YouTuber, vlogger, comedian and actor.[1][2] He is best known for his YouTube channel Caspar (formerly dicasp).


Lee started his self-titled YouTube channel in 2010. He is a member of the Gleam Futures talent agency.[3][4] As of July 2015, Lee's main YouTube channel has over 4.5 million subscribers and over 250 million video views, and is the 165th most subscribed channel on the website; his second channel "morecaspar" has over 1 million subscribers and nearly 30 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 YouTube personalities, including: Jack and Finn Harries, Grace Helbig, Tyler Oakley, Troye Sivan, Zoe Sugg, Marcus Butler, Shane Dawson, Joe Sugg, Dan Howell, and 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]

SpongeBob Movie[edit]

Caspar Lee, along With daily vlogger Joe Sugg featured in 2015 movie, SpongeBob Movie. Due to their incredible voice talents Caspar plays Seagull Number two, appearing multiple times.

Personal life[edit]

Lee was born in London but raised in Knysna and Durban South Africa where he attended Crawford College La Lucia.[3][5]As of 2014, Lee lives in 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]


  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 Apri..le 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 2015-04-06. 
  7. ^ "morecaspar YouTube Channel Stats, Subscriber Statistics, Ranking". vidstatsx.com. Retrieved 2015-04-06. 
  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.com. 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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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:26:15 -0700

Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee have finally put us out of our misery and revealed what Project Jaspar is all about… YAY! Following weeks of confusing clues as to what they were going to announce, it has been reported that they have their very own BBC ...


Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:00:00 -0700

WME had added to its roster of talent. The Hollywood talent agency, which has over the past few years expanded into the world of web video content creators, has partnered with YouTube stars Jake Roper, Caspar Lee, Elise Strachan, Emily Skye, and the ...


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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:16:17 -0700

WME has roped Jake Roper — aka popular YouTube vlogger Vsauce3 — into its talent stable, along with four big digital influencers from across the globe: South Africa's Caspar Lee, Australian fitness personality and model Emily Skye, Elise Strachan ...


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