Thatcher Joe Success Story
Joseph Graham Sugg was born on the 8th of September 1991. He is an English YouTuber , actor, singer, and author. In August 2012, he began posting videos on the YouTube channel Thatcher Joe , currently at over 7 million subscribers. In 2018, he was a finalist on the sixteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing , and in 2019, he portrayed the role of Ogie Anhorn in the West End production of Waitress. Sugg created his ‘Thatcher Joe’ channel in November 2011 and reached the 1 million subscriber mark two years later. His channel became known for its pranks, impressions and challenge videos, such as the Whisper challenge, which became a popular YouTube trend after Sugg created a YouTuber version of the challenge in 2014.
He also created a ‘YouTuber Innuendo Bingo’, similar to the BBC Radio 1 segment, and was later invited to appear on the Radio 1 segment himself. In January 2013, Sugg created his vlogging channel, ‘Thatcher Joe Vlogs’, and in June 2014, he created his gaming channel, ‘Thatcher Joe Games’. In March 2019, Sugg started a cooking channel, called – In the Pan, with his girlfriend Dianne Buswell. Sugg made an uncredited cameo voiceover as a seagull, along with former housemate Caspar Lee , in the 2015 UK version of the film The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water . Also in 2015, Sugg appeared alongside Caspar Lee in the direct-to-DVD film Joe and Caspar Hit the Road , which was shown on British television channel E4 in April 2016. A second DVD, Joe & Caspar Hit the Road USA, was released in 2016. Alongside fellow YouTubers Alfie Deyes and Marcus Butler , Sugg starred in an episode of the British television show – Release the Hounds , which aired on 2 March 2017. In 2018, Sugg became the first ‘social media star’ to appear on Strictly Come Dancing , and was partnered with professional dancer Dianne Buswell.
The pair reached the finale and finished as runners up. Shortly after the 2018 final of Strictly Come Dancing , the BBC announced Sugg as co-presenter of New Year Live , alongside Stacey Dooley. On 22 February 2019 Sugg co-hosted The One Show on BBC One, with Alex Jones. On 25 February it was announced that Sugg would be one of the hosts for the Red Nose Day telethon on the BBC on 15 March 2019. Sugg voiced Gus in the UK version of Wonder Park (2019). In May 2019 Sugg guest starred on the Cartoon Network show, The Amazing World of Gumball , in the role of Azreal. In July 2019, Sugg announced via Instagram that he would have a cameo voiceover as a character called Pizza Boy in the 2019 film – A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon. In January 2020, Sugg was a guest panellist on the BBC One show – Would I Lie to You. In March 2020, he appeared as a contestant on – The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off , in which he fainted due to a flesh wound, but recovered to take the title of Star Baker. In April 2020, Sugg appeared as a contestant on – I’ll Get This. It was announced in August 2020 that Sugg would appear in the fourth season of the BBC One drama, The Syndicate. In September 2020, Sugg announced that he would be the voice of the robot R-41 in ‘Daleks’, an animated Doctor Who series which was released on YouTube in November 2020 as part of Time Lord Victorious. Sugg was a member of the YouTube Boyband that raised money for Comic Relief and was featured in The Guardian.