Lewis Brindley came to prominence as one of the founding members of the website Yogscast. He professionally works under the username Xephos, which is his most popular alias. Lewis, along with his partner Simon Lane, also manages the Yogscast YouTube channel.
This YouTube channel serves as their media for uploading a wide range of content, from Minecraft mini-game walkthroughs, Garry’s Mod gameplays, and various collaborations with other fellow gamers and YouTubers.
In today’s post, we’ll dig deeper into Lewis Brindley’s bio, personal life, and career history, among other things such as relationships and net worth. So, keep on reading!
Lewis Brindley – Brief Bio and Family
Lewis Brindley was born in England on October 22, 1983. The only information available about his family is his father and brother’s names. His father is Alan Brindley and his brother’s name is Ralph.
Lewis is of British nationality and Caucasian ethnicity. His eyes and hair color is brown. His most distinguishing feature, at least when compared to his partner Simon, is that he is wearing eyeglasses. He is currently single.
He currently lives in Essex, England.
Lewis Brindley – Education and the Beginning of His Career
Lewis Brindley is someone we can consider as well-educated. It is perhaps due to his education that he was able to wisely pursue a career in social media and the Internet.
Lewis went to the King Edward VI Grammar School when he was young. Then, he entered the University of Manchester where he acquired his bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He studied at the university from 2002 to 2006. It is reported that during his first year at the university, he took Law first. However, he failed the final examinations for the first year. As a result, he was dropped from the course. From then on, Lewis hated studying law and decided not to pursue it.
With a background in chemistry and science, after graduation, he worked as a technology scientist. He always wanted to be a scientist, which is why he thought this will be the path that he will continue to tread.
Lewis also loved writing and journalism, which is most probably why he studied at King Edward VI Grammar School. In 2000, when he was only 16 years old, he won the Young Science Writer Award from The Daily Telegraph. He got this recognition from his article, Breathe Slowly and Keep Asthma at Bay. In the article, he revealed that he suffered from asthma throughout his life. However, his condition improved with the help of the Buteyko method. His effective writing about alternative asthma treatment garnered him the award, and even gave him the chance to have a picture taken with Princess Anne.
From August 2006 to September 2010, he worked as a freelance science journalist for the Royal Society of Chemistry. As a freelance writer, Lewis wrote news and features for the Society’s magazine, Chemistry World. He had over 300 articles published in the magazine. He also regularly attended press briefings all over the country as well as overseas conferences, such as the EU Chemistry Congress in 2008.
Some of the articles written by Lewis are available for reading on the website of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Lewis Brindley – Career as a Gamer, YouTuber, and Influencer
With extensive and impressive experience in science journalism, Lewis Brindley thought that it will be his profession for good. However, when social media, including YouTube, became a hit, Lewis was proven otherwise.
In 2008, Lewis Brindley wanted to create an outlet where he can showcase his best friend, Simon Lane’s work and charm to the world. From his backroom, Lewis established the YouTube channel, YOGSCAST Lewis & Simon. Through this channel, the duo slowly but surely gained popularity for their World of Warcraft boss guides. Later on, Lewis and Simon founded the top-ranked podcast, the YoGPoD where they feature hilarious tales and collaboration with celebrity guests.
Lewis and Simon upload different types of content on their YouTube channel. Among their popular ones are those that feature Minecraft adventure maps and mini-games. Lewis is also recognized for his Minecraft-themed videos.
Lewis, together with other partners including Simon, established The Yogcast, a video game publisher and media production company based in Bristol. Through this company, they are able to maximize their ability to create interesting, captivating, and bankable content and games.
Because Lewis is highly interested in computing, gaming, as well as video and audio recording and editing, he somehow knew that starting a YouTube channel will help him expand his horizons.
To date, the YouTube channel, YOGSCAST Lewis & Simon, has over 7 million subscribers. Lewis continues to create and upload content on their YouTube channel, with the help of his friends and business partners.
Some of the duo’s most popular Minecraft video series are YogLabs, Lucky Block Challenge, JaffaQuest, Jaffa Factory, Deep Space Mine, Hole Diggers, and Shadow of Israphel.
Lewis and Simon are also popular on other social media and online channels, such as Facebook and Twitter.
Lewis Brindley – Relationships and Girlfriend
From 2013 to 2015, Lewis Brindley was known to date Hannah Rutherford. Hannah is another popular YouTuber who also produces a wide variety of content, from gameplays to DIY tutorials, under the username Lomadiah.
Hannah also joined Yogscast in July 2010 as a public relations assistant, then later on as the operations manager.
Although Lewis and Hannah’s relationship didn’t last, the two remained good friends. Lewis is very proud of this fact.
Net Worth and Salary
Lewis Brindley’s current net worth is estimated to be at around $3 million. His primary source of income is their company, The Yogscast, and the YouTube channel he developed with his friend Simon, YOGSCAST Lewis & Simon.
Frequently Asked Questions About Lewis Brindley
Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about Lewis Brindley:
How old is Lewis Brindley?
Lewis Brindley was born on October 22, 1983. That makes him 36 years old as of this writing.
How tall is Lewis Brindley?
Lewis Brindley’s known height is 5 feet 7 inches of 170 cm.
Is Lewis Brindley in a relationship?
After his relationship and breakup with Hannah Rutherford, nothing else has been reported about Lewis Brindley’s dating life.
Let’s look at some Trivia associated with Lewis Brindley
He pet dog’s name is Scotty, a highland terrier.
Lewis is a vegetarian and is allergic to cats and to nuts, but not almonds.
Drinks Chai tea but does not drink coffee. Chai tea is made Indian pot style.
He has been electrically shocked three times, changing a lightbulb, tased by friend Dave and whilst participating in the Duke of Edinburgh he was climbing over an electrified fence and received the last shock.
His has received laser surgery on his eye and dental work where 4 teeth were removed.
Lewis’s catch phrase “Don’t worry about it” and “SHUT UP!!!”
Catch them on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/BlueXephos