How much is Lucas Cruikshank worth?
|Net Worth:||$7 Million|
|Date of Birth:||August 29, 1993|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Lucas Cruikshank
Lucas Alan Cruikshank is an American actor, comedian, musician, and YouTube personality. He’s best known for his fictional character Fred Figglehord in the eponymous web series. In addition to the series, he also gained national popularity from his two accounts on the video-sharing platform YouTube entitled “FRED” and “Lucas”, where he has more than 3 million subscribers on each channel, thanks to which he has won a total of $5 million.
How Did Lucas Cruikshank Get So Rich?
What makes the YouTube personality so rich are his abilities to run two channels on the video-sharing simultaneously. Concurrently with uploading content revolving around his fiction character, the YouTube personality also began creating videos for his main channel Lucas. The first video on that channel is “Welcome to my YouTube Channel” from January 2009 that now has more than 1,2 million views. He continued to upload occasionally on his channel and almost all videos on that account have 1 million views. Towards the 2010s, only from his main channel, Lucas was making over $15.000.
In 2012, the FRED series came to an end and instead, the social media mogul began using the channel to upload other series. In the early 2010s, he collaborated with fellow YouTuber (turned boxer) Jake Paul for the web series “In Your Face”. He also uploaded various parodies of films and television shows, with the most notable being “Angry Birds: The Movie”, “Back to School”, and “Adventure Time”.In 2015, before the channel became defunct, he uploaded episodes of the web shows “The Substitute”, “Kaboom Sports”, and “The Chronicles of Fred”. By the end of 2015, he was able to earn more than $500.000 in total from the channel.
Why Is He So Famous?
Lucas Cruickshank became famous in the mid-2000s after he created his fictional character Fred Figglehorn. He was born in Columbus, Nebraska on August 29, 1993. He is one of eight children to Dave Allan and Molly Jeanne Cruickshank. Lucas attended the Lakeview High School, from which he graduated in 2011. While he was still attending high school, at the age of twelve, in July 2005, he created his first of two YouTube channels – “Lucas”. Three months later, he created his second channel “FRED”.
The idea of Fred Figglehorn came in the early months of 2005. Upon its creation, Cruickshank used it as the central character in the internet video series titled “Fred”. His first video on the channel titled “Fred on Halloween” was uploaded in May 2008 and now has more than 17 million views and 105 likes. Throughout the rest of the year, he continued to upload videos on the channel, with the most notable being “Fred on Saint Patrick’s Day”, “Fred Goes to the Park”, “Fred on the 4th of July”, and “Fred Get Babysat”. Despite being no more than two to four minutes long, the videos quickly blew up and almost all of them now have gathered more than 10 million views.
What Makes Him So Successful?
The success of the actor and comedian comes from his many film and television roles as well as his large online presence. At the very peak of his career as an entertainer, Lucas has taken part in many award ceremonies, realities, television specials and programs such as “Youtube Live”, “The Tyra Banks Show”, “Teens React”, “Big Time Rush”. He also became a regular use ton the series “Figure It Out”, “YouTubers React”, “The Night Time Show”, and “Everything is Gay”.
Apart from creating videos on YouTube, all of which that now have more than 5 million views, Lucas Cruickshank is also an actor that portrayed various characters on film and television productions. His first appearance came in the popular teen show “iCarly” in 2009, where he played the roles of both himself and Fred Figglehorn. He later reprised his role in other teen shows “Hannah Montana”, “The Annoying Orange”, and “Super Ninjas”. In the early to mid-2010s, he landed regular and guest roles in “Marvin Marvin” and “Cute Combat”. He also appeared on the short series “Ask Orange”, “Starter Pack”, and “The Wayback”.
Lucas Cruickshank rose to prominence after he created his YouTube channels “Lucas” and “FRED”. Concurrently with creating videos for both channels and appearing on acclaimed films, internet and television series, the social media personality also became a musician. He has released several singes and two comedy albums that thrived in various US album charts.