Lewis Brindley is famous YouTuber, game player and one of co-owner and founder of well known YouTube channel under name “YOGSCAST Lewis&Simon” on which he posts a videos about playing popular games such as “Minecraft”, “World of Warcraft” and others.
He is known to audience under his online nickname “Xephos” and often under similar internet name “Zephos”.
In 2008 Lewis launched YouTube channel along with his fellow YouTuber Simon Lane who is known under online name “Honeydew”. The name of their channel is “BlueXephos” and they have more than 7.2 millions of subscribers on it.
Lewis’s father Alan Brindley often appeares in his vlogs.
Lewis was in relationship from 2013 to 2015 with also very popular YouTuber Hannah Rutheford who is known under online name “Lomadia”.
More about career development and private life of this popular gamer and YouTuber you can read in the text below.
The full name of “Xephos” is Lewis Alan Brindley. He was born on October 22 1983 in Essex in United Kingdom (England).
His father’s name is Alan Brindley. Lewis has a younger brother Ralph.
When he was teenager he suffered from asthma he used an alternative medicine method named Buteyko to treat this disease. Later he wrote about his problems with asthma and how he cures it.
In 2000 he was the winner of the “The Daily Telegraph Young Science Writer Award” for article he wrote under name “Brethe Slowly and keep Asthma Away”.
Lewis graduated on King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford and after he finished high school education he decided to went to college. In 2002 he enrolled the studies of Chemistry at University of Manchester and he got his faculty degree in 2006.
Same year when he finished studies (in August 2016) he began to work as a freelance journalist for The Royal Society of Chemistry but he stopped doing this job in September 2010. His texts and articles are published on the web site of The Royal Society of Chemistry.
Lewis was good and very smart student. He was great capacity and he had predispositions to become a scientist but he decided to develop his career as an YouTuber.
Two years after he graduated on the college (on July 8 2008) he open YouTube channel along with his buddy and also YouTuber Simon Lane. They post their first vlog on July 25 same year.
They called their YouTube channel “YOGSCAST Lewis&Simon” or “BlueXephos” and in the beginning they were posting tutorials about playing popular game “World of Warcraft” and also iTunes podcast.. In that period of time they were pioneers in that kind of job and they succeed to attract the attention of audience and to gained a lot of viewers and followers.
The title “YOGCAST” present abbreviations of their “World of Warcrafr” guild “Ye Olde Goone Squade”.
On February 5 2009 Lewis also launched along with Simon podcast channel named “The YoGPod” on which they posts tutorials for playing game “World of Warcraft”.
He often appeared in videos on the popular channel under name“Sjin’s and Sip’s”.
He is also one of co-owners and founders (along with Simone) of an entertainment company that includes creating vlogs about playing games and also producing and publishing video games.
Their channel gained a huge popularity and a lot of viewers and followers in 2010 when they posted series of vlogs about game “Minecraft” that they called “Shadow of Israphel”.
On May 3 2011 Lewis and Simon registered their own company under name “The Yogscast” in Reading, Berkshire.
Same year they moved in house in Reading along with their friend and also YouTuber Hannah Rutherford known under online name Lomadia.
In October same year (2011) their channel reached even 1 million of followers and in that period of time it was the most popular channel in United Kingdom.
In January 2012 According to BBC Worldwide list of the most popular YouTube channels the “Yogscast” was fourth most popular channel with about 630 millions of views and in June same year already gained 1 billion of views that put this channel on the first place in the United Kingdom.
Same year they moved in Bristol in Bond Street where they opened the first office of their company.
In June 2013 “Yogscast” reached 5 millions of subscribers.
After some time they started to post vlogs about other games and different themes and nowdays their channel includes a wide spectrum of topics and videos such as music videos, tabletop games, interesting animations, action clips. Their channel has more than 7.2 millions of followers.
They have a few “Minecraft” series such as “Deep Space Mine”, “Jaffa Quest”, “Lucky Box Challenge”, “Let’s play”, “Shadow of Israphel”, “YogLab”, “Jaffa Factory” and some others.
Lewis is operation manager for “Let’s play” series which includes vlogs about playing games like “Minecraft”, “Garry’s Mood”, Worlds of Warcraft” etc.
Lewis and Simon also collaborated with Microsoft in producing and managing the YouTube channel named Xbox On under Xbox United Kingdom.
The “Yogscast” released the first video game in May 2017. This game under name “Cavelblazers” was created by Indian developer of games named Deadpan Games.
Two months later (in July 2017) they moved their offices to in the Queen street in Bristol at the King William house where they put new technical equipement and they gave new name to their company “The Yogscast studios” or “YogStudios”.
Lewis and Simon got an idea to make live streams every year in December and to collect money and presents from their fans in charity activites.
They organized their first charity action in December 2011 and they choose different charity programmes from year to year.
In 2014 they decided to make live stream under name The Yogscast Jingle Jam in which they invited special guests that are mostly famous YouTubers and this live stream was successful.
In 2016 they collected through The Yogscast Jingle Jam more than $2.5 millions and in 2017 they raised for first hour even $500.000.
Lewis was in relationship from 2013 to 2015 with also popular YouTuber Hannah Rutherford known under online name Lomadia.
Lewis has a dog, a terrier named Sccoty. Lewis is allergic on cats and on nuts.
Lewis learned to play clarinet when he was a boy. Lewis don’t like coffee and he drinks a tea.
He hates to eat cheese. He enrolled the studies of law but he quit.
His grandparents came to England from France.
His net worth is estimated about $3 millions.
Full name: Lewis Alan Brindley
Nickname: Xephos or Zephos
Date of birth: October 22 1983
Zodiac sign: Libra
Birthplace: Essex, United Kingdom (England)
Profession/Occupation: game player, YouTuber, co-owner of you YouTube channel named “YOGSCAST Lewis&Simon” or “BlueXephos”, internet sensation.
Education: high school King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford, University of Manchester, department of Chemistry from 2002 to 2006
Net worth and salary: about $3 millions
Height: 170 cm (5 feet and 7 inches)
Weight: between 70 and 72 kg
Marital status: not married
Children: no children
Love status: single
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