Phil Lester is the owner and a star of his own channel called „Amazing Phil“ and is one of the most prominent British YouTubers today. He is especially known for his vlogs.
Phil is mainly collaborating with another vlogger called Daniel and they are one of the most popular radio hosts on British BBC.
Phil was born as Philip Michael Lester in 1987, on January 30th. He was born in a part of United Kingdom called Lancashire, in a town of Rawtenstall.
He has spent his childhood with his younger brother Martyn and his parents Kathryn and Nigel. He was raised in an open and friendly environment, having his brother Martyn as his best friend. They have supported each other from their early age.
He went to Rawtenstall Grammar School after which he graduated high school and enrolled University of York. He graduated without problems because he was very smart and loved his subjects.
He got himself a degree in English and Linguistics, but he decided to post graduate another subject. He chose Film, Theatre and Television as a new field of interest and so he graduated that also.
He was a big fan of video production so he had spent a lot of time in making videos and trying to come up with interesting visual effects. He focused on videos and became a master of video production.
During studying these subjects he had worked on several jobs, never being ashamed of doing anything that could help him to finish what he started.
That is why he worked as a waiter, a car washer, a dog walker and a warehouse worker while he was focused on his career as a video producer. He was happy that he could support himself alone and not ask for help.
He was always great with animals so he worked in the veterinary office.
In 2006, he uploaded his first video on YouTube. It was called „Phil’s Video Blog“ and he uploaded it on his“Amazing Phil“ YouTube channel.
It brought him great pleasure so he uploaded several videos, starting to become interesting to viewers.
Very soon, in several months, he gained thousands of subscribers so he was thrilled with great success and attention he received.
His „Amazing Phil“ channel became very popular so he decided to open another channel called „Less Amazing Phil“.
Phil was always a very socially sensitive guy so he often responded to charity invites for different events.
Phil had several acting roles in his career. In 2005 he had a role in „Smosh“ and three years later in „Faintheart“. He played a role of Tim in “Faintheart”.
It was in 2010 that he was called to Collect funds for the „UNICEF“ organization. It was an event called „Stickaid“ and it was broadcasted online.
He was a special guest in „Nerdy Nummies“ in 2011.
His best friend is Daniel Howell and the two of them were always hanging out together. That is why they created a channel together and name it „Dan and Phil Games“ and soon their channel was one of the most visited channels on YouTube.
They had a seriously listened radio shows on BBC 1 called “Dan and Phil” and “Internet Takeover”.
They were interested in a lot of things so they also created a project called „Super Amazing Project“ where they spoke about htings concerning the paranormal. Dan and Phil have joined Radio 1 as hosts of their own show.
The two of them won the Teen Choice Award which was a big success for them. Phil was even nominated for a creative award „British Online Creator Awards“, which was a big thing for him.
His creativity led him to become an author of several books. The most popular book he published and which became New York Times Bestseller, was „The Amazing Book is Not on Fire“.
Phil earns a lot of money from endorsement contracts, sponsors and hosting events. He was called out in a controversy connected to an advertisment for Oreo on YouTube because Phil didn’t point out that he promotes Oreo for money in that video.
Lester is very popular amongst the female genre and was named as a very hot YouTuber in 2013. That is because he is very goodlooking.
It is also revealed in his video that he is lactose intolerant and so he doesn’t eat cheese or any diary.
He has some special traits such as that he can stack 25 coins in less than a half of minute. He entered the Guiness book of Records by doing this.
Together with his friend Dan he made an app called „The 7 second challenge“ which became very popular.
How did Dan and Phil meet? It was over Twitter and they seem to have a very solid relationship. Phil doesn’t seem to mind that Dan is a little more popular than him.
Phil published another book titled „Dan and Phil Go Outside“ and it was released in 2017. It contains a lot of photos from their tour in UK, USA, Europe and Australia. The tour was called „The Amazing Tour is not on Fire“.
Since he is very handsome Phil also works as a model for Flipside which brings him more profit.
Phil played his himself in „YouTubers React“ series for three years. His last appearance was in 2016.
He was Hafifu in 2016’s episode of „The Lion Guard“.
In Pixar’s animated movie „Big Hero 6“ he gave his voice to one character. He loved that experience and stated that he would love to do it again.
In 2018, Dan and Phil released a DVD with their new stage show called „Interactive Introverts“. They even went on tours in Hong Kong, Singapore and Mumbai on this 2018 World Tour.
He doesn’t share any personal information with his fans and looking at his Instagram channel you cannot learn anything about his private or sexuality. Most of people consider him to be bisexual.
He has 3,4 million followers on Instagram, but interestingly his friend Dan has more.
Other than Phil, he is called by several nicknames: Sunshine, Lion and Smol Sunshine Bean.
Phil has an older brother named Martyn Lester and they have a good relationship.
Phil is a big fan of a band called Muse. He loves their album “Origin of Symmetry”.
Phil loves to wear Vans shoes and he was even their model.
A funny fact from his childhood was that when he was a kid he was terrified of horses.
Phil is not really religious, he points out that he is agnostic.
Full name: Philip Michael Lester
Date of birth: January 30, 1987
Birthplace: Rawtenstall, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Profession: Youtuber, comedian, performer
Height: 1,89 m
Weight: 77 kgs
Net Worth: $1,9 million