Daniel James Howell (aka danisnotonfire) is a popular English youtuber. He was born on June 11th, 1991. He currently lives in London, England with fellow youtuber and best friend Philip Michael Lester (aka AmazingPhil).
As of February 2013, his YouTube account has over 1,000,000 subscribers.
Dan has a strange obsession with placentas and llamas. One of his favorite bands is Muse, although he has stated that he can’t choose one favourite band or song. He has said that both his and Phil’s favourite album is ‘Origin of Symmetry’ by Muse.
December 11th, 2012, Daniel accidentally acknowledged that he was a “fulltime Internet homo,” on YouNow, adding to his already lengthy title as the Internet Cult Leader, the Phandom’s tall, sassy, square-haired, Mexican lesbian king, and the recently elected Sugarscape Hottest Lad of 2012.
Dan has also become part of the famous “Fantastic Foursome” group of English youtubers, which includes Dan, Phil Lester (AmazingPhil), Chris Kendall (Crabstickz) and PJ Liguori (KickthePJ).
LesterDan has a thing for Maltesers, thus his OTP (One True Pairing) is Dantesers. He is also a strong supporter of Delian (Dan/Delia Smith.) Other ships include Phan (Phil/Dan) and Dable (Dan and a Table) which was started when Dan tweeted about a table in a picture.
He calls his subscribers ‘Danosaurs’ he doesn’t like to call them a ‘Danosaur Army’ as he says that suggests he orders them around.
Dan has a stalker whose name is Manesh, to whom he accidently sent his and Phil’s location in ‘Sexy Internet Dating – London’. The song ‘Toxic’ was dedicated to him, recently on Dan and Phil’s Radio Show on BBC Radio 1 (Sundays 7pm-9pm). In the next Radio Show, The song “Milkshake” was dedicated to Delia Smith.
Dan occasionally picks on Phil, usually talking about Phil’s mum, or sometimes he plays pranks on him. Phil is very innocent, so whenever he tries to gain leverage, he often ends up failing.