Phil Lester Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Facts

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 have over 1.2 million and 3.1 million subscribers, respectively. So, who is Phil Lester? Here’s everything we know about the British YouTuber.

Phil Lester Biography

Phil Lester was born on the 30th of January 1987, in Rossendale, Lancashire, England, UK. He’s currently 37 years old.

Birth NamePhilip Michael Lester
NicknamePhil, Amazing Phil, Sunshine, Lion, Angel Bean, Smol Sunshine Bean, Actual Angel Boi
Date of Birth30 January 1987
Place of BirthRawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire
Age37 years old
Sun SignAquarius
Marital StatusUnmarried
PartnerDaniel Howell
ResidenceLondon, England, United Kingdom

Early Life

Phil Lester attended Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School along with his older brother Martyn. He later got admitted to the University of York where he graduated with a degree in English Language and Linguistics in 2008.

Lester then got himself enrolled in the Department of Theatre, Film, and Television at the University of York and also earned his Master’s degree in Video Postproduction with a specialization in Visual Effects from the same university.

Phil Lester Personal Life

Phil has kept his personal life discreet from his professional life, however, he has been in a relationship with a fellow YouTuber Daniel Howell since 2011.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 6 feet 2.5 inches
Centimeters – 189 cm
Meters – 1.8 9m
WeightKilograms – 77 kg
Pounds – 170 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
Distinctive Features Tall frame

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Phil Lester made his onscreen debut with the 2008 rom-com film, Faintheart where he played his role as Tim.

Television Debut

In 2007, Lester appeared as a contestant on The Weakest Link, making it to the final round.

Brand Endorsements

Phil has done endorsement work for several brands throughout his online career. He appeared in a commercial in 2008.

Famous For

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.

Favorite Things

  • Food or Snack – Popcorn
  • Pokémon – Growlithe
  • Color – Blue
  • Video Game – Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • Band – Muse
  • Shoes – Vans
  • Muse Album – Origin of Symmetry

Phil Lester Net Worth

Phil’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He lives together with his best friend Daniel Howell in their luxurious house in London, United Kingdom.


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 of that year, and thereon, he became unstoppable.

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.

Phil and Dan published their photobook titled, Dan and Phil Go Outside, which included candid pictures from their tour in November 2016.

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.

Lester was included in The Sunday Times’ 2019 list of the top influencers in the UK.