Firehound57's real first name is Lee. He was born on October 11, 2001. Firehound57 has always had a passion for creative pursuits, including music and film production. Firehound57 discovered Minecraft in 2010 through a YouTube video. He eventually began playing it and enjoyed it so much that he started his YouTube channel, which has since been dedicated to it.
In 2011, Firehound57 started an earlier YouTube channel; he has not disclosed the name. On this channel, he uploaded Minecraft videos, as well videos on various other games. On June 20, 2012, he moved from his previous channel to the current Firehound57 channel.
Firehound57 has stated that his current channel name was thought of spontaneously. On March 25, 2014, he reached one thousand subscribers.
The channel has suffered from upload consistency issues. After a period of absence, Firehound57 revealed he needed an indefinite hiatus to handle medical issues. As of April 2015, upload consistency has significantly improved.
Firehound57 has experience in music production. He has a SoundCloud account, Entity, where he will occasionally post music.
Along with music, he also takes part in graphic design. In 2013, he started an online graphics dispensary called GraphicsZone, which he closed shortly after starting due to overwhelming demand.