Linus Sebastian never intended to make a career on Youtube. He was working in a Canadian computes store called NCIX.
His boss then asked him to host demonstration videos on some of their products.
The first video Linus ever worked on is for a Sunbeam Tuniq Tower Heatsink. It was released in July 2007 on NCIX Tech Tips Youtube channel.
Because of low viewership, Linus was told to create another Youtube channel with lower production cost. This channel is known as Linus Tech Tips.
He started uploading videos on November 2008. Through the channel, the man from Canada shares technology tips. He also produces various product reviews and computer building guides.
After several year of working together, this Youtube star parted ways with NCIX.
He got the rights to the name Linus Tech Tips as well as the Youtube channel. He began to develop the channel as independent venture.
In 2013, he founded his own company called Linus Media Group (LMG) Linus himself acted as the CEO of the company.
LMG is said to be a full service production agency with experience in social media, web video, and influencer marketing.
With his new company, he continues to create informative videos, packaged in entertaining ways.
Some of his most popular videos are the ones involving building PCs. One of them is about building a PC using parts from online store Wish.
The other is showing Linus’ experience building a PC in China. Another popular video of his is about testing gaming PC from Walmart.
- Real Name: Linus Gabriel Sebastian
- Stage Name: Linus, Linus Tech Tips
- Nickname: Linus
- Birthday: August 20, 1986
- Birthplace: Ladner, British Columbia, Canada
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Nationality: Canadian
- Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
- Weight: 77 Kg (170 lbs)
- Blood Type: –
- Religion: –
- Profession: Youtube Star, CEO of Linus Media Group
- Education: University of British Colombia
- Hobbies: –
- Parents: –
- Sibling: –
- Wife: Yvonne Ho (Married 2011)
- Facebook: LinusTech
- Twitter: @LinusTech
- Instagram: @linustech
- Tiktok: –
- Youtube: Linus Tech Tips, Techquickie, TechLinked, ShortCircuit
- He has two daughters and a son.
- He is a cat person.
- This Youtube star has had several cats.
- He had thought of retiring in 2020, but later changed his mind.
- He worked with Laszlo to create his intro song based on the artist’s song Supernova.
- His favorite youtuber stars are Marques Brownlee, TotalBiscuit, and Austin Evans.
- He was fourth on the Inc. magazine’s Top 30 Power Players in Tech in 2015.
- Other than Linus Tech Tips, he has three more technology focused channels TechLinked, Techquickie, and ShortCircuit.
- Linus has a Youtube Diamond Play Button for having more than 10 million subscribers on Linus Tech Tips channel.
- His ideal type is…
Pics of Linus Sebastian
1. Linus always seems to love his job
2. Looking classy and smart in suit
3. He is the master of taking funny pictures
4. He has a great smile
5. Linus looks super cool here
Linus Sebastian has created amazing and entertaining tech contents for years. His ability to adapt makes sure that he will still be here for years to come.