Lucas Cruikshank is an American YouTube personality and actor. One cannot afford to fail to know that public figure which created the character known as Fred Figglehorn. Since its creation, it has been entertaining the users wonderfully. This man is Lucas Cruikshank, and we are now bound to look at the journey to this height of success. We will also look at Lucas Cruikshank’s net worth in 2018.
Lucas Cruikshank early life
Lucas Cruikshank was born in 1993 on 29th August in Columbus, Nebraska, USA. He grew up in the same place. Lucas attended Lakeview High School for his high school education. His mother is Molly Jeanne while his father is Dave Cruikshank. Cruikshank was brought up in a family of eight composing of five girls and three boys. He does not hide that he is gay. Lucas is a boyfriend to Mathew Fawcus whom he met through his fellow gay and YouTuber called Kingsley.
Lucas Cruikshank career
Lucas Cruikshank started his career by testing character ideas when he created the Fred character in a video of Halloween. This video was uploaded to a YouTube channel which had been initiated by him with the help of his two cousins. After successfully managing to create the channel of Fred, Lucas started the video programs and put in place the Fred channel in 2008, April. One year later the Chanel had attracted more than a million users. That made the Chanel the oldest YouTube channel to accommodate this gigantic figure of subscribers and the most visited channel of the time.
At the end of 2009, Cruikshank produced yet another film the Fred a movie which was shown on Nickelodeon in 2010 September. Nickelodeon made a franchise surrounding the character and started producing the films in series. Night of the Living Fred is another Fred production by Nickelodeon aired on 22nd October 2011.
By 2012 the Fred was not a new name in the world of the film industry. It was the name of a show which consisted of twenty episodes playing eleven minutes each. Fred also produced the third movie. Cruikshank is not only an entertainer but also an advertising agent for his products as well as promoting on behalf of others. Among the supported films are Year One, City of Ember and Adventures of power.
Lucas also uses Zipit in addition to his products and T-shirts. In 2009, 16th February, he made a first-time appearance as both himself and Fred on the iCarly episode of the iMeet Fred. The producer was Nickelodeon. The film’s premiere was in 2009, 16th February.
He was also featured in the Come Fail Away an episode of Hannah Montana which aired in 2009, 6th December. Lucas also appeared in award-fetching activities including the Teen Choice Awards in 2009, Kids’ Choice Awards and Cartoon Network Hall of Fame Awards among others. That was in the episode of Supah Ninjas. For two consecutive years 2012 and 2013 that is, Lucas starred as a leading role player in the show of Nickelodeon television known as Marvin Marvin. In this show, Lucas starred as an alien young boy between the age of twelve and twenty years switching to human living. Lucas is also known to be a section of JKL Productions.
Awards & Achievements
In 2009, Lucas Cruikshank received a Teen Choice Award and a nomination. Since then, he has been a nominee for various awards as well.
Net Worth of Lucas Cruikshank
Lucas Cruikshank has an estimated net worth of about $5 million. He has earned the amount mentioned above by playing various roles in not only movies but also the television series. In addition to that, he performs comedy and advertises products.
Lucas Cruikshank has been a YouTube star since 2005. That is the year when he began his Fred series about the Fred Figglehorn character.