Dan Howell - Updated Jun 2024

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Dan Howell

Dan Howell is a popular British YouTuber and author. Dan Howell has gained immense popularity through his YouTube channel. He appears alongside his best friend Phil in his YouTube videos.

Early Life

 Dan Howell’s full name is Daniel Howell was born on June 11, 1991. He was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, England. Similarly, he is 31 years old as of now. Dan belongs to British nationality and was born under the star sign Gemini.

Dan has posted pictures of his parents on his social media. However, he has not revealed their names yet. The names of Dan’s parents remain a mystery. Likewise, he has a younger brother named Adrian Howell. Not much is revealed regarding Dan’s family members. He grew up in Berkshire, England.

Dan Howell

Caption: Dan in his childhood days(source: Instagram)


Dan Howell is a well-educated YouTube. He attended The forest School as a High School. Similarly, he graduated from high school in the year 2009. Furthermore, for his higher studies, Dan joined the University of Manchester in the year 2010. Dan pursued a degree in Law. However, he soon realized that he was not particularly interested in Law and dropped out. He then focused on his YouTube career.

Career and Professional Life

Dan Howell is a popular YouTube. He is a full-time YouTuber and has made a successful career out of YouTube. He joined YouTube back in the year 2006 on October 13. Similarly, he posted his first-ever YouTube video after his high school graduation. His self-titled YouTube channel has over 6.32 million followers and has gathered more than 50 million followers on his YouTube channel.

His first-ever YouTube video is titled ‘HELLO INTERNET’. The video was posted on 17th October 2009. Likewise, his almost 11-year-old video has over 4.2 million views. The video is about him introducing himself. Similarly, his most-watched video on his YouTube channel is titled ‘The photo booth challenge’. The video was published almost 7 years ago and had a staggering 16 million views. Dan is active on YouTube but has not published any videos for almost a year now.

Likewise, his second channel Danisnotinteresting has over 1.67 million subscribers. He has published 57 videos to date from his second account. Furthermore, he has also set up a gaming channel with his Best friend Phill Lester. The channel goes by the name DanAndPhilGames. The channel was set up on 2nd May 2014. Similarly, they have gained almost 3 million subscribers on their channel and have published more than 250 videos to date. The videos uploaded through their gaming channel has at least a million views on each of their videos.

Radio Presenter

In addition to his YouTube career, Dan has also presented a radio show. In January of 2013, Dan and Phil became the presenters of BBC Radio 1s Sunday evening entertainment. The show was designed to be an interactive show featuring fresh music. The following year the show won the Sony Golden Headphones Award.

On 26th March 2015, both Dan and Phil announced that they had co-written a book. The book was titled ‘The amazing book is not on fire. It was released on October 15, 2015. Similarly, the book sold more than 26,745 copies in the first week of its release.

Both Dan and Phil have been working as YouTubers, an author, and radio show presenters throughout the years.

Dan Howell – Awards 

Dan Howell has bagged quite a few awards. Primarily, he has bagged two silver and two gold play buttons from youtube for surpassing 100k and 1 million subscribers on both of his Youtube accounts. Dan and Phil won the Sony Golden Headphones Award in the year 2013. Similarly, he won the 2016 summer city award for his book.

Dan Howell – net worth 2023

Later in the year 2016, he shared the British Online creator award with his best friend Phil. Similarly, he won the Collaboration of the year award and shared the award with Phil as well. Furthermore, Dan enjoys a net worth of USD 3 million. He has bagged a huge amount of wealth through his youtube channels.

Relationship status

Dan has identified himself as gay. He is in a relationship with his best friend Phil Lester. The pair met online in the year 2009 and in person in October of the same year. Similarly, both Dan and Phil share similar interests and passions.

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Caption: Dan and his best friend Phil hosting a show(source: Instagram)

Dan Howell has not involved himself in any sort of controversy. Similarly, he stays miles away from any trouble.

Body measurements and Social media

Dan Howell is a very charming and good-hearted person. He is a tall guy and stands tall at 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 78 kg. Likewise, he is of fair complexity and has brown hair. Dan has a pair of dark brown eyes.

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Caption: Dan taking a selfie(source: Instagram)

Apart from youtube, Dan is famous on social media platforms as well. Dan is active on Instagram and Twitter. Similarly, he has 3.5 million followers on his Instagram and 8 million followers on his Twitter account.