Who is Phil Lester?
Phil Lester is an English YouTuber who co-hosted the Sunday night entertainment show, Dan and Phil on BBC Radio 1 with Dan Howell. His YouTube channel, AmazingPhil has over 4.2 million subscribers. In addition, he also runs other two channels called LessAmazingPhil and DanAndPhilGAMES, which each has over 1.2 million and 3.1 million subscribers, respectively.
Philip Michael Lester
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Phil Lester was born on 30 January 1987, in Rossendale, Lancashire, England, UK.
He’s currently 32 years old.
Phil Lester attended Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School along with his older brother Martyn. He later took admission at the University of York from where he graduated with a degree in English Language and Linguistics in 2008.
Lester then got himself enrolled to the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York and also earned his Masters degree in Video Postproduction with Specialisation in Visual Effects from the same university.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Martyn Lester (Older Brother)
Phil has kept his personal life discreet from his professional life and thus there is not much information available of any relationship he has had in the past or in the present.
- In feet – 6 feet 2.5 inches
- In centimeters – 189 cm
- In meters – 1.89 m
- In Kilograms – 77 kg
- In Pounds – 170 lbs
Phil Lester made his onscreen debut with the 2008 rom-com film, Faintheart where he played his role as Tim.
In 2007, Lester appeared as a contestant on The Weakest Link, making it to the final round.
Phil has done endorsement work for several brands throughout his online career. He appeared in a Confused.com commercial in 2008.
His popularity across different social media platforms, especially YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. He has earned over 7.6 million followers on Twitter, 3.5 million followers on Instagram and over 8.5 million collective subscribers across his three YouTube channels.
His frequent collaboration with Daniel Howell, with whom he has co-hosted a BBC Radio 1 entertainment show, Dan and Phil from January 2013 to August 2014 and Internet Takeover from September 2014 until April 2016.
Phil Lester Favorites
- Favorite Food or Snack – Popcorn
- Favorite Pokémon – Growlithe
- Favorite Color – Blue
- Favorite Video Game – Animal Crossing: New Leaf
- Favorite Band – Muse
- Favorite Shoes – Vans
- Favorite Muse Album – Origin of Symmetry
Phil Lester Net worth
Phil’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million dollars. He lives together with his best friend Daniel Howell in their luxurious house in London, United Kingdom.
Phil Lester Facts
Before becoming an Internet star, he worked several odd jobs, including as a dog walker, and car washer.
At the age of nineteen, he created his YouTube channel “AmazingPhil ” on February 7, 2006. He posted his first vlog, Phil’s Video Blog to his channel in March that year and thereon, he is unstoppable.
He has gained over 4.2 million subscribers on his primary channel and also runs other two channels, where he has earned a significant fan base on the channels, with over 4.3 million subscribers combined.
He has uploaded over 200 videos to his YouTube channels over the years, but he’s also received more than 1 billion views combined across his channels.
Phil is the creator of the popular 7 Second Challenge and the resulting 7 Second Challenge app.
Phil set a Guinness World Record for being the fastest coin stacker back in 2011. He stacked 25 coins in 31.617 seconds on top of each other.
He co-wrote two books, “The Amazing Book is not on Fire” and “Dan and Phil Go Outside” along with his close friend Daniel Howell.
In November 2016, he and Dan published their photobook titled, Dan and Phil Go Outside, which included candid pictures from their tour.
In December 2016, Howell and Lester voiced two gorilla princes named Majinuni and Hafifu respectively, in the episode “The Lost Gorillas” in Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard.
In November 2017, Lester and Howell announced their second tour, Interactive Introverts, a world tour that will take place in 2018.