|Date Joined:||October 12, 2006|
|Date Shut Down:||N/A|
|Schedule:||1 week ago|
Daniel James Howell (aka danisnotonfire) is a popular English youtuber. He was born on June 11th, 1991 in Wokingham, Berkshire, England. He currently lives in London, England with fellow Youtuber and best friend Philip Michael Lester (aka AmazingPhil).
Dan uploaded his first YouTube video on 16th October 2009, named "HELLO INTERNET ." having previously watched YouTube for three years. He started making videos because a few friends ,including Phil, convinced him to start.
Dan attended Manchester University in 2010, studying law, but dropped out after a year.
As of August 2013, his channel has over 2 million subscribers and over 100 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.
He was elected Sugarscape Hottest Lad of 2012.
As of January 2013, Dan and Phil have their own radio request show on BBC Radio 1, which airs every Sunday from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.
In April 2013, Dan and Phil traveled to New York on behalf of Fuse, where they interviewed Fall Out Boy during their comeback tour. Dan had a hard time containing his inner "fangirl" and confessed to the members that he used to cry to their music.
In May 2013 Dan and Phil received a Sony Golden Headphones Award for the UK's favourite Radio Presenter, which was voted for by members of the public.
- Tuesday - Live Show on YouNow , 9:00pm, GMT (4pm EST.)
- Friday/Saturday/Sunday - Upload new vlog/video on his main channel. (and usually later. He is a self-confessed sufferer of procrastination.)
- Sunday, 7.00pm- 9.00pm, Radio 1 Request Show with AmazingPhil
Phil and Dan and Phil have been on BBC Radio 1 , one of the UK's largest radio stations, several times for the Edinburgh Festival. They also hosted Christmas special radio shows on 25th December 2011 and again in 2012.
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 May 2013 Dan and Phil recieved a Sony Golden Headphones Award for the UK's favourite Radio Presenters, voted for by the fans.
- Second Channel
- The Super Amazing Project
- BBC Radio One Request Show (Every Sunday), 7-9pm GMT