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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 George Lee (born 24 April 1994) is a YouTube personality, vlogger and actor.[1][2]


Lee started his self-titled YouTube channel in 2011. He is a member of the Gleam Futures talent agency.[3][4] As of July 2015, Lee's main YouTube channel has over 5 million subscribers and over 370 million video views, and is the 165th most subscribed channel on the website; his second channel "morecaspar" has over 1 million subscribers and over 52 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, Connor Franta, Troye Sivan, Zoe Sugg, Marcus Butler, Shane Dawson, Joe Sugg, Dan Howell, Oli White 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]

Lee, along with fellow YouTuber Joe Sugg, featured in the 2015 movie The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.[16] Lee plays Seagull Number two.

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".[17][18]


  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. ^ "Caspar Lee and Joe Sugg land mega roles in The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water | Metro News". Metro.co.uk. 2015-02-20. Retrieved 2015-09-09. 
  17. ^ Laing, Greg (2015-02-20). "Ariana Grande, Spider-Man lead Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards nominees". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 
  18. ^ Bacon, Lucy (2015-02-20). "One Direction, Zoella & Ed Sheeran Nominated For Kids' Choice Awards!". MTV. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 

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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:00:00 -0700

Caspar Lee and Joe Sugg are YouTube vloggers, roommates, and the co-stars of an upcoming movie called Joe and Caspar Hit The Road. Now, they're business partners, too. They have established a studio called Raucous Productions, through which they ...
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 04:37:30 -0700

When it comes to amazing roommates, it's pretty clear that YouTubers Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee are up there with the likes of Chandler and Joey and Schmidt and Nick. But besides the incredible videos that have come out of the two moving in together, ...


Mon, 07 Sep 2015 05:22:30 -0700

The double act, with over 1 billion YouTube views, will tour Europe in a VW campervan using just the money they make on their travels. World famous online talent Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee are to star in (and produce) Joe & Caspar Hit The Road - an ...


Mon, 21 Sep 2015 03:30:37 -0700

The likes of Joe Sugg (Zoella's Brother), Caspar Lee Dan Howell, Jim Chapman, Marcus Butler, Phil Lester and Pixiwoo will join forces with celebrities to take part in an interactive, record-breaking 12 hour live-streamed event to raise awareness for ...

Capital FM

Capital FM
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 06:05:50 -0700

WATCH: Move Over Caspar Lee... Joe Sugg's NEW BFF Is Doug The Pug! 21st September 2015, 14:00. Play. Joe Sugg Meets Doug The Pug. It's JUST as good as it sounds... 00:52. It was a meeting of two kindred spirits, and we just happened to catch it all ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:24:20 -0700

The big screen debut of British YouTubers Caspar Lee and Joe Sugg has set pre-order sales records on Amazon UK and iTunes. The duo, who have over 10 million YouTube subscribers and have notched up more than 1bn video views, are set to star in a ...
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:41:15 -0700

Zoe Sugg and Alfie Deyes' wax figures can be viewed at Madame Tussauds' London museum, with the pair featured in the makeshift YouTube setting of Zoe's bedroom, where she typically films her main channel videos.


Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:29:09 -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 ...

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