Lucas Alan Cruikshank
Columbus, Nebraska, United States
Lucas attended Lakeview High School in Columbus, Nebraska.
Actor, YouTube personality
- Father – Dave Alan Cruikshank (Executive Engineer)
- Mother – Molly Jeanne (née Duffy) (Obstetrics Nurse)
- Siblings – Stephanie Lierman (Older Sister) (Hairdresser), Jacob Cruikshank (Brother)
Lucas has a total of 7 siblings – 5 sisters and 2 brothers including the two listed above.
Viewpoint, Inc. (Publicist)
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
65 kg or 143 pounds
Boyfriend / Girlfriend
Lucas Cruikshank dated –
- Matthew Fawcus (2014-Present) – In 2014, Lucas started dating an Australian personality, Matthew Fawcus. They kind of met via Facebook.
Race / Ethnicity
Lucas has German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.
In a YouTube video released on August 20, 2013, he openly revealed that he is gay.
- Creative personality
- To portray Fred, he alters his own voice in the post-production to a higher pitch.
He has promoted several products and films on his own FRED series. For example, he used Zipit Wireless messenger in the FRED series. Lucas has promoted his t-shirts also.
He may be a Christian. It is not confirmed.
Best Known For
Being the creator of the famous and successful web series “Fred” in which he played the lead role as Fred Figglehorn from 2006 to 2011.
First YouTube Video
He started making videos at 12 even before YouTube was started and started posting videos in 2005. The exact date is not known.
In 2010, Lucas appeared in an independent comedy film Fred: The Movie for his role as Fred Figglehorn / Derf.
First TV Show
In 2009, Lucas guest appeared in Nickelodeon’s teen sitcom iCarly for his role as Fred Figglehorn / himself in an episode #10 entitled “iMeet Fred” of season 2.
Actress Jennifer Veal and Lucas show you simple ways to workout in the house. Watch the following video –
Lucas and Jenny also reveal about “The Hollywood Diet.”
Lucas Cruikshank Favorite Things
- Food – Mexican
- Favorite Video to Make – Fred Stalks Judy
- Song – Christmas is Creepy
- Website – oceanUP.com
- Color – Blue
Lucas Cruikshank Facts
- Lucas is the one who created the famous character Fred Figglehorn.
- Lucas started his career in 2005 (at the age of 12) via YouTube.
- Along with his 2 cousins, he first started his YouTube channel.
- Lucas, who is famous for the Fred character actually made it for the Halloween video.
- In April 2008, Lucas set up the FRED channel and within a year (by April 2009), he got 1 million subscribers. He made a record for being the first YouTube channel to do so.
- To film a video, he needs around 40 minutes of time followed by 30 minutes of editing. The idea generation though takes maximum time.
- He has also released a bunch of comedy albums such as It’s Hackin’ Christmas
with Fred in November 2009 and Who’s Ready to Party? in 2010.
- Lucas started dancing in the 4th grade.
- His dream job is to be an actor, director, and writer.
- Megan Fox is his celebrity crush.
- At 12, he first had a kiss with a girl with whom he met at a theater camp.
- He is closest to his older sister, Stephanie.
- Awkward laughing is his worst habit.