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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
British
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 British-born South African YouTube personality, vlogger and actor.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Lee started his self-titled YouTube channel in 2011. He is a member of the Gleam Futures talent agency.[3][4] As of December 2015, Lee's main YouTube channel has over 5 million subscribers and over 430 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 collaborated 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, 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.

Joe and Caspar Hit the Road[edit]

Caspar and Joe Sugg featured in an eponymous travel documentary, Joe and Caspar Hit the Road, which was produced by Raucous Productions for BBC Worldwide.[17] Together they traveled 1000 miles. It was released direct-to-video in 2015.[18]

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".[19][20]

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 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. ^ "Joe and Caspar Hit the Road". IMDb. Retrieved 5 January 2016. 
  18. ^ ""Joe and Caspar" Joe and Caspar Hit the Road (DVD)". bbcshop.com. BBC Shop. Retrieved 5 January 2016. 
  19. ^ Laing, Greg (2015-02-20). "Ariana Grande, Spider-Man lead Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards nominees". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 
  20. ^ 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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MTV UK

MTV UK
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:18:44 -0800

And now that he's got an actual film coming out with his BFF Joe Sugg, we reckon the whole world should be as obsessed with him as we are. So here's 25 things you (probably) didn't know about him. Or maybe you knew them all, in which case, CONGRATS.

MTV UK

MTV UK
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 07:08:33 -0800

Joe Sugg & Caspar Lee Revealed Each Other's Worst Habits And Things Got Seriously Gross. Monday, November 23, 2015 - 15:05. So what exactly did Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee learn about each other during their European adventure for Hit The Road?

The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:31:58 -0800

During a busy past few weeks in which he has clashed heatedly with Wiz Khalifa, talked a lot about fashion, professed his love for his reality-star wife, opined about other people's pants, clarified his sexual habits and declared Bill Cosby's innocence ...

Digital Spy

Digital Spy
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 02:49:55 -0800

Vloggers Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee may have over 10 million YouTube subscribers combined, but some people still don't really get what they do. The social media stars - who recently teamed up for a "life-changing" European road trip in debut movie Joe ...

MTV UK

MTV UK
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 04:39:14 -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, ...

Indie Wire (blog)

Indie Wire (blog)
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 10:24:16 -0800

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Just Jared Jr.

Just Jared Jr.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:43:21 -0800

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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 ...
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