Lucas is perhaps a true representative of young aspirants who settles in the world of fame in their early young age. Lucas is an incredible YouTube star and a comprehensive American talent on the floors of acting. The character of Fred Figglehorn had played an enormous role in acquainting the promise of this young star. This was followed by the Fred series on YouTube for his videos on the website.

In 2009 his channel on YouTube had been the first endeavor of any individual who had gathered one million subscribers. After this, there is no turnaround and the young American comedy actor has climbed high on the ladder of success. It is not a mistake on the part of his fans if they call him as Fred. It is all natural people through the ages have the habit of calling their hero with the best breakthrough character.

The immense success of the Fred series had drawn producers to his doorsteps for the production of three movies in the line of the same character. He has become a common face in numerous shows on the television arena.

In 2017 Lucas brought another channel on YouTube under his name as “Lucas” which reached a staggering 2.5 million subscriber within a very short span of time. It is then quite not unusual that this young talent s earning quite handsomely from the different platforms. Lucas has proved his talent by accumulating an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars.

Early life

Lucas was born in Columbus Nebraska, the United States on 29th August 1993 as Alan Cruikshank. Lucas father Dave Alan Cruikshank is an engineer. His mother is Molly Jeanne Cruikshank who had served in the obstetrics ward as a nurse. Lucas has been brought up with his siblings of whom he has two brothers and five sisters. It will be a great mistake if the counting of family members goes without the inclusion of their pets. The family with the human voice has the accent of barks, chirps, and meows of some dogs, birds and cats. He was enrolled in Lakeview High School and graduated from the same school in 2009. He proud American actor belongs to the white ethnicity, and his zodiac sign is Virgo.

The big Cruikshank’s family has been the main source of inspiration for young Lucas as different ideas evolved from various incidents. The young, energetic brothers would sometime go crazy, or sisters have messed up everything. All happy and uncommon incidents happened in front of his eye where he was a part sometime or the other. His own experience has given the plots to the making an immaculate video series Fred which later went up to the ultimate pinnacle of the performance, a fabulous welcome to the movie world.


With his cousins, Lucas started recording videos for the YouTube. Fred Figglehorn has come up while the boys were testing various ideas with different characters. A boy of six years, Fred Figglehorn has many issues in anger management and going through the phase of a dysfunctional and unhappy family life with numerous confusions all around his surroundings. In 2008 Lucas started uploading his lively videos on the YouTube which received a tremendous acknowledgment all over the world through matchless likes of that time. The Fred character was first created in the Halloween video.

Soon, sometime in the month of April in the same year, he brought “Fred” channel. It has the honor of acquiring 1 million subscribers the first time in the history of the creation of all channels.

The success of Fred series on the YouTube was so immense that creator of movies was left with no other option but to approach the young talent before their cameras. The most subscribed series has come up in the television world as “Fred: The Movie.” The film got in the best time slot of Nickelodeon from September 2010. The success journey had its sequel in “Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred”, which was released in October 2011.

Subsequently the third part with the title of “Fred 3: Camp Fred” came up for the fans in 2012. Lucas is now an established and accomplished personality of his generation who still has a great distance to cover. His efforts are also observed in his appearances in some other movies as “Big Time Rush,” “Marvin Marvin” and “Monsters vs. Aliens.”

Personal life

The outstanding talent has announced his orientation as gay on 20th August 2013 in one of his videos on YouTube. Though ‘bit wired’ but he has boldly announced his status. He confirmed that his close away from the commonness.

Presently he is often spotted with the famous personality Mathew Fawcus. The duo met each other in a gay club. The common friend who made them meet each other is Kingsley.

In the year 2015, the couple moved to Australia for visiting the family members of Mathew and moving into a stable relationship. Lucas perhaps is the sole person who has a gay orientation, but his brother who is elder to him also has the same orientation. Lucas is a straightforward and outspoken person who always decides judiciously about his life.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Lucas Alan Cruikshank

Date of Birth: 29th August 1993

Birth Place: Columbus Nebraska, United States

Age: 24 Years Old

Profession: Acting, YouTuber

Height: 1.73 m / 5 Feet 8 Inches

Weight: 65 Kg / 143 Pounds

Net worth: $5 Million