|Date Joined:||October 12, 2006|
|Date Shut Down:||N/A|
|Schedule:||1 week ago|
Daniel James Howell (born June 11th, 1991) known as Danisnotonfire is a popular English youtuber. He was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, England. He currently lives in London, England with his friend, and fellow Youtuber, Philip Michael Lester (aka AmazingPhil). Dan is 6'3" tall (6ft 3in).
Dan uploaded his first YouTube video on 16th October 2009, named "Hello Internet" having previously watched YouTubers for three years. He started making videos when a few friends, including Phil Lester convinced him to upload videos to his own channel.
Dan attended Manchester University in 2010, studying Law, but dropped out after a year.
As of December 2013, his channel has over 3 million subscribers and over 165 million video views.
One of his favorite bands is Muse, although he has stated that he can't choose one favourite band or song. He has said that both his and Phil's favourite album is 'Origin of Symmetry' by Muse.
As of January 2013, Dan and Phil have their own radio request show on BBC Radio 1.
In April 2013, Dan and Phil traveled to New York on behalf of Fuse, where they interviewed Fall Out Boy during their comeback tour
Awards and nominations
- In 2012, Howell was voted "Hottest Lad of the Year" by readers of the web magazine Sugarscape.
- In 2013, Howell and Lester were voted the UK’s favourite radio presenters and winners of the Sony Golden Headphones Award, presented by the Sony Radio Academy Awards, for Dan and Phil on BBC Radio 1.
- In 2013, Howell placed first runner up in Sugarscape's Hottest Lads of 2013, a competition he had won a year before. He came in second to co-radio presenter, Phil Lester.
- Tuesday - Live Show on YouNow , 9:00pm, GMT (4pm EST.)
- Friday/Saturday/Sunday (or later, as he is a self-proclaimed sufferer of procrastination.) - Upload new vlog/video on his main channel.
- Sunday, 7.00pm- 9.00pm, Radio 1 Request Show with AmazingPhil
It was announced in November 2012 that both Phil and Dan will host BBC Radio 1's request show, on Sundays 7pm-9pm, starting on 13th January 2013. The show is fully interactive, allowing listeners to call in to request a song and doing challenges to get it played ("fan wars"). On the website, music videos are shown which fans have made and emailed to Dan and Phil. The entire show is streamed in video, live on the BBC Radio 1 website.
In August 2013 Dan and Phil recieved a Sony Golden Headphones Award for the UK's favourite Radio Presenters, voted for by the fans.