Daniel James Howell known by his YouTube stage name as Danisnotonfire is a popular English YouTube Celebrity, blogger, comedian and radio and internet personality. He was born in Wokingham, Berkshire, England. He currently lives in London, England with his best friend, and fellow YouTuber, Philip Michael Lester (aka AmazingPhil).
Dan uploaded his first YouTube video on 16th October 2009, named "Hello Internet" having previously watched YouTubers for three years. He started making videos when a few friends, including Phil Lester convinced him to upload videos to his own channel.
Philip Michael Lester known on YouTube as AmazingPhil, is an English YouTube video blogger and radio presenter. He was born in Rossendale, Lancashire, England and he has been making videos since 2006. He currently lives in London, England, with fellow YouTuber, and best friend, Dan Howell (Danisnotonfire). He reached 1 million subscribers on 6th of July 2013.
Phil uploaded his first vlog on March 26, 2006 and it was called, "Phil's Video Blog - 27th March 2006"
A famous quote from Phil is, "It's a good thing to be strange; normalness leads to sadness."
As of January 2013, Dan and Phil have their own radio request show on BBC Radio 1.
In April 2013, Dan and Phil traveled to New York on behalf of Fuse, where they interviewed Fall Out Boy during their comeback tour.
Along with Phil, he is also one of the presenters of the Super Amazing Project, a YouTube video series from My Damn Channel, encompassing scary/freaky happenings sent in by viewers, challenges between the two presenters, and strange news from the previous week. The show spanned for three series, however Dan confirmed in a YouNow broadcast that except for seasonal specials, there will be no series 4. Its legacy was carried to their radio show. The Super Amazing Project now has 2 brand new hosts.
Dan and Phil have also created a joint channel called DanAndPhilGAMES where they play games and record it.
Dan & Phil are part of the "Fantastic Foursome" with Chris Kendall (aka Crabstickz) and PJ Liguori (aka KickthePj).