His school was in one of his early videos, and he can be seen in the top right corner of a whole-school photo in the extension corridor.
Phil has appeared on TV numerous times including being on The Weakest Link, a advert, the Jeremy Kyle audience, Blue Peter and Friday Download. He was also in an Oreo advert, which was advertising the Oreo Lick Race.
It included clips of Phil and Daniel Howell doing their Oreo Lick Race, along with other You Tubers.
1st, 2014, and is now known as the "Internet Takeover".
Several different You Tubers (such as Zoella, Thatcher Joe, Tyler Oakley, etc.) are given the chance to 'takeover' the radio show for the day, with Dan and Phil hosting their own radio show at the first Monday of every month. Phil hit 3 million subscribers on October 11, 2015.
It has since been deleted for the reason that it was not made clear that the video was an advertisement.
On 15th April 2013, Dan and Phil interviewed Fall Out Boy in New York City on their comeback tour.
The earliest remaining video on Phil's channel is from March 27, 2006.
It is his third video and first vlog, called "Phil's Video Blog – 27th March 2006." It was filmed on a black and white camera that he later on said he won out of a cereal box.
He was born in Rawtenstall, England and he has been making videos since 2006.
He went to Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School, and often included it in his tweets.
He currently resides in London, England, with fellow You Tuber and best friend of 7 years, Dan Howell.