|“||I'm not able to make amazingly perfect, precious pieces of content, but I get to make awesome spontaneous content that's frequently ephemeral.||”|
Casey Owen Neistat (born March 25, 1981) is a YouTuber, producer, director and co-founder of the social media company, Beme which he recently sold to CNN. Casey lives in New York City and used to make daily vlogs which casued a huge growth of his channel. He uses "Boosted Boards" to travel around the city. This method of transportation is iconic on his 8 million subscribed channel.
Casey is married to Candice Pool and has a daughter Francine, who is a toddler, are commonly seen in his videos, and his son Owen, who is in college, is occasionally seen. He frequently travels around the US and occasionally to other countries for various business deals, conventions, and partnerships.
As of October 2017, 2017, Casey has over 8 million subscribers and 1.9 billion total video views.
Now, he makes videos occasionally. By not uploading daily, it gives him more time to edit and perfect his videos.
In July 2008, HBO purchased an eight episode televison series 'The Neistat Brothers' which he made along with his brother Van.
Many people love the way he vlogs or films, his unique style of filming the whole scene rather than just the subject.
He won the GQ Men of the Year award in 2016 as the New Media Star.