Philip Defranco ~ Biography
Philip defranco is the stage name of PhilipFranchina who was born on December 1, 1985 in New York, USA. He is an A American video blogger and You Tube Celebrity also a famous writer and producer also, known for like totally Awesome. The Philip DeFranco show and Doctor who 50th Anniversary Live pre- show. His video is centered on current events, Sex, politics, and celebrity gossip in which he gives his opinion. He has a step mother who works at a car dealership. DeFranco lived in car until moving back with his father in Tampa, Florida on condition he would return to college which he fail to do.
He has been a student at the University of South Florida, a biology student at Asheville –Buncombe Technical community college and later a junior at East Carolina University. He began his You Tube career during his finals at East Carolina University when he created his sxephil You Tube channel. His first video, he has amassed over three million subscribers to his video. He also worked as a waiter in a number of restaurants while making videos. In 2007 he opened his Second You Tube channel, ”PhilipDeFranco”, which includes a series of vlogs which he calls “The Vloggity”. In the August of same year he conducted an experiment by uploading a video titled “Big Boobs and you”. It quickly became his most successful video at the time with 1.8 million viewers. In the following year he co-starred with Jessica and kevinwu in Hook up, written and acted by Woody Tondorf.as a promo from HBO Labs . Guest appearance on Hooking up have made by Kevin Nalty, Michael Buckley and other popular internet celebrity. By the second day on You Tube, it had received more than 450,000 views. He also has created personal vlog style channel, Source feed an original and Google funded You Tube channel and For Human Pepoles.Defranco sold his channels to Discovery Network’s Revision 3.In 2013 he signed with Revision3 Later he hosted the 25th Anniversary of Discovery Channel’s Shark week. In 2013 he announced he was meeting with United States vice president to discuss the topic of Gun Laws. He is also notable for his staple show “The PDS”. He has a Net Worth of 1.5 million dollar.
Before the You Tube partner program was available, he was asked for donations from his viewers after claiming to have run out of money and selling everything except his Mac, camera and clothes. From then he changed his content to sex, gossip, and news. He was founding member of The Station, but he left only a few month after it was created .He also created Like Totally Awesome where videp reviews submitted by viewers are complined into a single video.
Philip DeFranco is engaged to Lindsay Doty. He purposed to Doty , then his longtime girlfriend, On August 16,2013 at his “DeFranco Loves Dat AZ”. DeFranco responded by proposing to Lindsay and she said yes to him. There are rumour that he is gay and he does seems gay but we won’t know untill he says it so himself . Sure there are lots of obvious clues like making comment about a bunch of girls sexy and harash comment against people who don’t belive in Gay marriage. His favourite thing is to do shirtless video.He stated that he was raised in the Roman Catholic church but in April 2013, he identified as an agnostic, but more recently he stated he was an atheist.
Defranco had “The Philip deFranco show” and “Source feed” nominated for award in 3rd installment of SteamyAward. The PDS and Source feed was nominated for Best First –person series and Culture series.
He used his large audience to win the spore creature creator, a game promotion competition and in doing so he beat the Sprousetwins . The winner price was choosing which charity would receive the donation of $1500 and he chooses the PKD Foundation an organization dedicated to fight polycystic kidney disease.
He now has over 1 billion viewers and 3 million subscribers and is 79th most subscribed You Tuber as of july3, 2013. His detailed biography is found in wiki .His fans can follow him in facebook , Twitter and his personal sites.