British vlogger and radio personality who has presented a show on BBC Radio 1 along with his co-host and best friend Phil Lester since 2013. His eponymous YouTube channel has earned over 6 million subscribers. In October 2015, he and Lester released the book The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire.
He was a fan of YouTubers such as TomSka , and Phil convinced him to start his channel in October 2009. He briefly attended the University of Manchester with the intent to study law before dropping out to pursue a career in YouTube and radio.
He wrote a weekly blog for The Huffington Post; his last post came at the end of 2012.
He has a younger brother named Adrian.
He and Phil made their gaming channel DanAndPhilGAMES in May 2014, and it surpassed 1 million subscribers within a year of its creation.