Happy Birthday Alfie Deyes
Alfie Deyes was born on September 17, 1993 in London, United Kingdom is an English YouTuber and author who runs the YouTube channels PointlessBlog, PointlessBlogVlogs and PointlessBlogGames. Deyes is currently in a relationship with YouTube personality Zoe Sugg, known on YouTube as Zoella.
Deyes started his PointlessBlog YouTube channel in 2009. Deyes has collaborated with a number of other YouTubers; including Tanya Burr, Louis Cole, Louise Pentland, Grace Helbig and more. He has also created a couple of videos with Ariana Grande for the You Generation network on YouTube. He currently stars, along with a number of other YouTubers, in the Style Haul series The Crew, described by teen website as the male version of Loose Women, but a bit less pervy.
Apart from YouTube, Deyes also featured on the 2014 single Do They Know It’s Christmas? As part of the Band Aid 30 charity supergroup, raising money for the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. Deyes signed a book deal in 2014, with his debut book The Pointless Book due for release in September of the same year. The book is part journal, part activity book and includes a free downloadable app and social media integration. A sequel to The Pointless Book, The Pointless Book 2, was released on 26 March 2015 and features similar content.
In 2013, Deyes was a member of the “Guinness World Records OMG!” channel and held a number of world records, including Most bangles put on in 30 seconds by a team of two, along with YouTubers Marcus Butler and Laurbubble (which they still hold), and Most party poppers popped in 30 seconds with a count of 29, beating the previously set record by 1 (he subsequently lost this to Ashrita Furman in October 2013).
As of April 2015, his first channel has over 4 million subscribers and over 220 million views on YouTube. His second channel has over 2 million subscribers and 180 million views. He also has a following of over 2 million followers on Twitter and over 2 million followers on Instagram. He was named by Yahoo! News as one of 12 Web-savvy entrepreneurs to watch in December 2013, and was featured on the cover of the January 2014 edition of Company magazine for the Generation YouTube feature. Deyes was also included in the 2015 Debrett’s 500, listing the most influential people in Britain, under the New Media category.