Who is Joe Sugg? Strictly star and YouTuber's age, height, girlfriend, sister and more facts

6 September 2018, 15:41 | Updated: 8 September 2018, 15:03

Joe Sugg
Picture: BBC

By Tom Eames

YouTuber Joe Sugg is one of the latest stars to have signed up for Strictly Come Dancing in 2018.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Who's taking part?

Here are all the big facts to introduce you to the internet star before he takes to the dancefloor...

  1. Who is Joe Sugg?

    Joe Sugg is a British YouTuber, film-maker, author, and vlogger. He is known for his YouTube channels ThatcherJoe, ThatcherJoeVlogs and ThatcherJoeGames.

    If that means nothing to you, don't worry. But on YouTube, he's a big deal.

    Sugg created his ThatcherJoe channel in 2011, and reached the 1 million subscriber mark two years later. By late 2017, he had over 8 million subscribers and over 1 billion video views.

    His videos usually consist of challenges, pranks, and impressions.

  2. Joe Sugg age: How old is he?

    Joe Sugg was born on September 8, 1991.

    He celebrates his 27th birthday in 2018.

  3. Joe Sugg height: How tall is he?

    Joe Sugg is thought to be around 5ft 8in tall.

  4. Joe Sugg girlfriend: Is he single?

    Despite documenting much of his life on YouTube, Joe prefers to keep that side of his personal life as secret as possible.

    As far as we know, Joe is single. At one point, he was romantically linked with Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards, but she has since started dating Liverpool footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

  5. Joe Sugg sister: Who is Zoella?

    Zoe and Joe Sugg
    Zoe and Joe Sugg. Picture: Getty

    Joe is the younger brother of Zoe Sugg, who is also a blogger and internet personality, and known on YouTube as Zoella.

    Zoella is a fashion and beauty vlogger and author. Her debut novel, Girl Online broke the record for highest first-week sales of a first-time novelist since compiling such records began in 1998.

    She has been in a relationship with fellow YouTube star Alfie Deyes since early October 2012.

Meet all the other Strictly stars:

- Ashley Roberts
- Charles Venn
- Danny John-Jules
- Faye Tozer
- Graeme Swann
- Joe Sugg
- Kate Silverton
- Katie Piper
- Lauren Steadman
- Lee Ryan
- Dr Ranj Singh
- Seann Walsh
- Stacey Dooley
- Susannah Constantine
- Vick Hope