Lucas Alan Cruikshank is an American comedian, actor, and YouTube personality. Lucas Cruikshank created the character Fred Figglehorn and the associated Fred series for his channel on the video-sharing website YouTube in late 2005.
Table of Biography
Lucas Alan Cruikshank was born on 29th August 1993 and raised in Columbus, Nebraska. At present, he is 27 years old. He is the son of Molly Jeanne Cruikshank and Dave Alan Cruikshank. Likewise, he is the middle child and has two brothers, Jacob and Ethan, and five sisters.
He belongs to American nationality. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He belongs to Christian in religion. Lucas Cruikshank attended Lakeview High School which is a country school north of the town of Columbus, Nebraska.
Career and personal life
At the age of 13, he created and played the character of Fred Figglehorn, a 6-year-old boy with anger management issues, and released the videos on YouTube. These videos got quick popularity which encouraged him to start a video series on an exclusive Fred channel. He uploaded his first YouTube video in 2008. He now regularly posts comedy vlogs and sketches to his Lucas channel on YouTube, which has about 2.7 million subscribers.
Cruikshank came out publicly as gay in a YouTube video released August 20, 2013, saying, “I’m gay. I feel so weird saying it on camera. But my family and friends have known for like three years. I just haven’t felt the need to announce it on the Internet. Cruikshank met his current boyfriend, Australian model Matthew Fawcus, “from afar” at a gay club, and the two were introduced by fellow gay YouTuber Kingsley.
Cruikshank is still active as a YouTuber but now stars as himself in vlogs and comedy on his eponymous channel, “Lucas”. He is an actor who gained internet fame for his spawning multiple television films on Nickelodeon starring Fred. His YouTube channel was the first in history to have over one million subscribers. It has accumulated 3.1 million to date.
Achievements and Net worth
In the year 2009, he was nominated for People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards and won Teen Choice Awards which led to Choice Web Star. Similarly, he was nominated for the J-14 Teen Icon Awards in the year 2010. In 2012, he won the YouTube Creators Award. And after three years, he was nominated for Kid’s Choice Awards in Favorite TV Actor.
Lucas has a net worth of 6 million dollars. His estimated net worth in 2019 was $1 Million – $5 Million (Approx.) and the previous year’s net worth (2018) was $100,000 – $1 Million. His Source of income is YouTube Star (profession).
Lucas Cruikshank is in a relationship. Matthew Fawcus and Lucas Cruikshank have been dating since 2013. Now it became 7 years still they are dating. Matthew belongs to Australian nationality. They met via Facebook.
Rumors and controversies
Cruikshank was originally a part of JKL Productions, a group comprising twins Jon and Katie Smet and Lucas Cruikshank, their cousin. Cruikshank formally left the group and deleted his individual videos. In January 2009 he set up his channel, called “Lucas”, in which he appeared as himself.
Lucas Cruikshank has reprised Fred for occasional skits since retiring, but there are no signs of the character making a big comeback. Instead, Lucas Cruikshank has launched his own YouTube channel Lucas, which currently has over 3 million subscribers.
While many found the character of Fred to be – understandably – very irritating, it was still an impressive feat on Lucas Cruikshank’s part to turn a silly comic character into a full-blown franchise.
Body Measurement and Social media
He stands at a tall height of 5 ft 8 inches (173 cm). His weight is 65 kg or 143 pounds. He has light brown stylish hair and has got a sexy pair of Dark Brown Eyes. His Chest size is 39 inches or 99 cm, his Arms / Biceps Size is 13 inches or 33 cm and, his Waist size is 32 in or 81 cm.
Lucas Cruikshank is very active in social media like Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and, Facebook. He has over 360K followers on Twitter, 3.2M on YouTube, 487K on Instagram, and 1.2 on Facebook.