Charles Joseph 'Charlie' McDonnell (born 1 October 1990) is an English vlogger and musician from Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. As of August 2012, his YouTube channel, charlieissocoollike, has over 1.6 million subscribers. On 15 June 2011, his channel was spotlighted on YouTube's front page in the Entertainment category after being the first UK channel to reach a million subscribers. As of 1 October 2012, his YouTube videos have over 257,321,180 views in total and he has 1,608,619 subscribers. McDonnell was born and raised in Bath, Somerset with his siblings; his brother, William, and his sister, Brydie. He was educated at Beechen Cliff School, a state comprehensive foundation school in Bath.