Gavin Free is an English Actor, Director, Cinematographer, Producer, and Internet Personality. Find out more about him than the titles through Gavin Free Net Worth and some interesting facts about him.
Gavin Free is Famous for his YouTube Channel The Slow Mo Guys, which he started with his friend Daniel Gruchy. He is also one of the most followed members of Rooster Teeth.
2018 had a lot to present to Free and his wife Meg Turney, starting from nearly getting themselves killed by a stalker.
Find out how they survived and what happened to the stalker through this article.
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Gavin Free Net Worth & Overview
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Cinematographer, Producer, Internet Personality|
|Date of Birth||May 23, 1988|
|Spouse (s)||Meg Turney (m. 2013)|
|Country of Origin||UK|
|Source of Wealth||Entertainer|
|Instagram Followers||359 k|
|Twitter Followers||826.7 k|
|YouTube Followers||13.9 m|
|Last Updated||December 2020|
Gavin Free was born on May 22, 1988, in Hillingdon, London, and was raised in the town of Thame in Oxfordshire. His father, David W. Free, is Welsh, and his mother, Anna F. Imperato, is of Italian descent. Gavin has a brother named Johnny Free.
Free attended Lord William’s School, where he initially met Daniel Gruchy.
When he was young, Free’s grandfather lent him his old video camera through which Gavin began to make silly home videos. Gavin was also a video gamer and played lots of Halo games as a teen.
He heard of Rooster Teeth first in 2003 through its science-fiction series Red vs. Blue.
Later Gavin began his career by voicing the Red Guard in Red vs. Blue: The Blood Glutch Chronicles. Eventually, he became one of the most followed users on the website and got the attention of the Rooster Teeth executives.
Free signed up on the original Red vs. Blue phpBB website on May 11, 2003. After his graduation, Gavin joined Green Door Films, working as a Data Technician and Camera Operator. He began working on adverts, TV shows, short films, and music videos.
Career Highlights and Achievements
Gavin Free has many roles in the Rooster Teeth. He has directed, acted, produced, edited, and hosted many of the productions of Rooster Teeth.
Although Free was hired first by the Rooster Teeth for machinima series Red vs. Blue, he directed the mini-series Relocated. Gavin also appeared in their comedy mini-series Captain Dynamic in 2009. He then began to appear in many Rooster Teeth shorts that year.
Gavin directed and worked on Red vs. Blue Season 7: Recreation. The show debuted June 9, 2009, and concluded on October 26, 2009.
From 2013 itself, Free began starring as the lab rat in the Rooster Teeth series, Immersion. He was also a contestant in the second season of Rooster Teeth’s gaming show, The Gauntlet.
In 2014 Gavin began starring in the animated superhero comedy web series X-Ray and Vav; He voiced Vav. The series lasted for two seasons.
He starred as the fictionalized character of himself in murder mystery comedy series Ten Little Roosters.
In the same year, Gavin and Rooster Teeth co-founder Burnie Burns hosted multiple episodes of the hypothetical scenario series “Million Dollars, But…”. He also became the reactor on the web series YouTubers React.
The year ended with Free becoming the creative director of Rooster Teeth.
2016 – Present
In 2016, Gavin starred as Woody in the science fiction action comedy film Lazer Team. Although the movie received mixed reviews, Free announced by the end of 2016 that there would be a sequel to the Lazer Team.
Free won Streamy Awards for Best Cinematography in 2016.
He has been subsequently participating at the Let’s Play Live East Coast Tour from 2017. Free joined the voice cast of the anime web series RWBY as Scarlet David for its third volume.
The Slow Mo Guys
In 2010, Gavin and friend Daniel Gruchy created the Slow Mo Guys channel to get a work visa. Although they started it for their survival in the US, it became widely popular.
The channel was voted the winner of 2011 YouTube’s On The Rise program. They were also featured on The Tonight Show in 2012.
The channel was later picked up by Rooster Teeth, and further episodes were released on Rooster Teeth’s websites as well as the original YouTube Channel.
Gavin and Daniel appeared in the 2013 YouTube Rewind as themselves. They both returned for the 2014 and 2015 edition of YouTube Rewind.
The Slow Mo Guys channel has uploaded 273 videos to date and has a total of 13.9 million subscribers. The channel has more than Two Billion views and still counting.
Free was a contestant on the Comedy Central improvised comedy series @midnight.
One of the two music videos of Barenaked Ladies, in which Gavin was a part of, went viral because of him.
In 2014 released “Did I Say That Out Loud?” he is portrayed as accidentally lighting himself on fire when trying to play a song for his domestic partner Meg Turney. This cameo performance caused many views to pour in for the video.
Gavin Free has been in a relationship with Meg Turney since 2013. Megan LeeAnn “Meg” Turney is an American internet personality, cosplayer, glamour model, and vlogger.
Both Free and Turney appeared in the Barenaked Ladies’ music video “Did I Say That Out Loud?” in 2014.
After leaving the networks like Rooster Teeth and SourceFed, Meg has started a YouTube channel of her own. Gavin joins his girlfriend on her channel most of the time.
On January 26, 2018, a fan broke into the couple’s home with a handgun. Though he searched the whole house and also shot fire once, he did not find the couple in the home.
As it turns out, both Gavin and Meg hid in the cupboard and contacted authorities. The fan was shot to death at the couple’s driveway as he was surrounded by police by then.
Although the gamer and creative Gavin Free has many criticisms to pin point, his fellow gamers are always in trouble because of him.
Even if they belong in the same team, Gavin would go behind their back and cause troubles to them, and by thus endangering their game life.
In the very first episode, the gaming started with Free cheating and abandoning his friends from the start.
Since he was the only one to knew how to play the game, from the very start of the game, he went off by himself and went mining.
At the end of the episode, Gavin burned down the crew’s house with a bucket full of lava and by thus killing two his mates.
Nearly Getting Himself Banned From Xbox
Since Gavin was drunk when they filmed the video of the gaming, the audience got a glimpse of tipsy Gavin throughout the episode. He was out of control.
He caused so many troubles, even killed his teammates, and hid achievements from them. By the end of the game, one of the fellow gamers fetched the controller from Gavin’s hand, before he causes many problems.
Fellow gamer Geoff declared that they should get Free banned from Xbox Live.
Although all these were just Gavin messing around with friends, none of them ended in a real serious note. The only serious event that happened in his entire career and life was something that nobody could have expected.
Almost Died From Gun Shot
On January 26th of 2018, a fan broke into Gavin and Meg’s home with a gun in his hand. The intruder searched in the whole apartment, but the couple hid in a cupboard and successfully managed to get out of the trouble.
The couple contacted the authorities while staying hidden, and by the time the intruder was leaving their home, the police surrounded him.
The fan was killed on the spot, in the duel with the police. Although the case is still going on, reports say that the intruder fired his gun from the car, and upon hearing it, police fired back. But later, it has been confirmed that it was the intruder’s gunshot that killed him.
The report says that the fan had many articles and materials written about both Meg and Gavin. He was a hard-core fan of Meg and wanted to be with her.
And by thus ended up hating Free for being in a relationship with her. From his past behaviors and materials, the culprit had with him, it has been believed that the intruder came into kill Gavin out of jealousy for dating Meg Turney.
For a guy, who has made everyone laugh all the time, Gavin had to undergo such an experience. After the incident, Meg Turney became vigilant about what she shared on her YouTube and wasn’t active on social media until the next six months.
What is Gavin Free Net Worth in 2021?
Gavin Free Net Worth in 2021 is $5 million. He joined the Rooster Teeth since 2008 and has been creating content for sketches.
5 Interesting Facts About Gavin Free
- After losing to fellow gamer Jack in a Live Tennis Match, Gavin had to lick Gus’s diseased leg.
- Once in Rooster Teeth Life, Gavin got drunk and later found with a dog leash fastened to his shirt collar.
- Due to the cable eating habit of his cat, Free has lost almost $100 worth of gaming headphones.
- Gavin Free had vomited in front of 5000+ fans and audiences after he smelled an old protein shaker filled with rancid ranch dressing and vinegar.
- Free can be considered to be germophobic. He had once run out of the building after being grossed out by a slice of wet bread that was thrown on his desk.
Gavin Free is an English Actor, Director, Cinematographer, Producer, and Internet Personality. He has created and initiated many ventures, which became very successful. The YouTube channel he has created with his friend Daniel Gruchy has got almost 14 million subscribers.
Gavin Free and wife Meg Turney faced a near-death experience when a stalker of Meg broke into their home with a gun in his hand. Although the stalker tried to find the couple with the intent to kill Gavin, the couple hid in a cupboard and contacted the authorities.
Gavin Free joined the Rooster Teeth for more than a decade. Gavin Free Net Worth in 2021 is $5 million.