Philip Michael Lester (Phil Lester), also know as AmazingPhil is a popular British YouTuber . He currently lives in London, England, with YouTuber and best friend Daniel Howell (Danisnotonfire). As of November he has reached 1,800,000 subscribers. He was born on 30th January 1987 in Rossendale, England and he has been making videos since 2006. His favourite animals are lions and a recurring theme in his videos is that he has a little lion teddy in the background of his videos. At the end, it's shown in full view with dialogs/quotations coming out of it. He calls his subscribers 'Phillions', and commonly says 'Rawr'.
His favourite band is Muse. Phil and his best friend Dan are huge fans of Muse and their favourite album by the band is 'Origin of Symmetry.' His favorite Pokemon is also Growlith, and he once had a pet shrimp by name of Simon, who died on May 3, 2011. R.I.P. Simon.
Phil's most famous quote is "It's a good thing to be strange; normalness leads to sadness."Phil has also become part of the famous "Fantastic Foursome" group of English youtubers, who includes Phil, Dan Howell (aka Danisnotonfire), Chris Kendall (aka Crabstickz), and PJ Liguori (aka KickthePj). He has appeared on TV numerous times including The Weakest Link, a Confused.com advert, the Jeremy Kyle audience and Blue Peter. He has also been in a movie called 'Faint Heart', and he voiced a character in the British cinema release of 'Big Hero 6'. Phil and Dan have also been on BBC Radio 1, one of the UK's largest radio stations, several times for the Edinburgh Festival, and hosted a Christmas special radio show on 25th December 2011.It was announced in November 2012 that both Phil and best friend Dan Howell will host BBC Radio 1's request show on Sundays 7-9pm, starting in the new year of 2013.