Lucas Cruikshank - Updated Apr 2024

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Columbus, Nebraska
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Columbus, Nebraska

Lucas Cruikshank


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.

Early life

Lucas Alan Cruikshank was born on 29th August 1993 and raised in Columbus, Nebraska. At present, he is 30 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.

Lucas Cruikshank Childhood

Caption: Lucas Cruikshank when he was a child (

He belongs to American nationality. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He belongs to Christian religion. He attended Lakeview High School which is a country school north of the town of Columbus, Nebraska.

Lucas Cruikshank – Career and personal life

At the age of 13, Lucas 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.

Lucas Cruikshank actor

Caption: Lucas Cruikshank posing like a gay (Instagram)

Cruikshank came out publicly as gay in a YouTube video released on August 20, 2013, saying, “I’m gay. I feel so weird saying it on camera. But my family and friends have known me 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.

Lucas Cruikshank – Net worth 2024

In the year 2009, he was nominated for the People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards and won the 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. After three years, he was nominated for the Kid’s Choice Award for 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). Talking of brand endorsements, he has not signed up with any brands as of now.

Lucas Cruikshank – Relationship status

Lucas Cruikshank is in a relationship. Matthew Fawcus and he have been dating since 2013. Now it has been 7 years still they are still dating. Matthew belongs to Australian nationality. They met via Facebook.

Lucas Cruikshank and his boyfriend

Caption: Lucas Cruikshank and his boyfriend (Instagram)

Rumors and controversies

Cruikshank was originally a part of JKL Productions, a group comprising twins Jon and Katie Smet and he, their cousin. Cruikshank formally left the group and deleted his 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, he 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 his part to turn a silly comic character into a full-blown franchise.

Body Measurement

Lucas Cruikshank 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.

Social media

Lucas Cruikshank is very active on 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.