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Gavin David Free, the British actor, filmmaker and cinematographer, was born on 23 May 1988, in Thame, Oxfordshire, England and is of Italian descent. He is particularly renowned as the creative director of the Texas based production company Rooster Teeth, and as an actor in the web series ‘The Slo Mo Guys’ which is made for his YouTube channel only, and a major part of his net worth comes from them.
So can you have any guesses about how rich is Gavin Free? His net worth is estimated by sources to be nesr $6 million as of early 2016, which is accumulating through the incomes from his various professions.
Gavin Free Net Worth $6 Million
Gavin went to Lord William’s School in Thame. In 2006, he joined hands with a production house in Europe for producing slow motion videos using the then newly developed Phantom digital high speed cameras. There he worked as a camera operator and technician and made numerous music videos and advertisements – ‘Kasabian’, ‘The Chemical brothers’ and ‘X-Press 2’ to name a few. This was the start of his net worth.
In 2009, the famed Rooster Teeth Production, which he was an admirer of beforehand, hired him as a director. He directed the seventh season of ‘Red vs Blue’ – a machinima series, and a mini-series called ‘Relocated’ for the production house. In the same year he began acting in the comedy series ‘Captain Dynamic’ and ‘Rooster Teeth Shorts’.
In 2010 he, along with a friend, Daniel Gruchy, launched a YouTube channel, ‘The Slo Mo Guys’. The channel shows videos of different types of stunts and experiments in slow motion and became very popular in a very short time period and ’til 2015 it had more than seven million subscribers and won the YouTube’s ‘On The Rise’ program. One of its episodes which involved watermelon crushing was also featured on ‘The Tonight Show’ in September 2012. His net worth was rising steadily.
Free also became a part of Achievement Hunter, the video game division of the Rooster Teeth company as a temporary host at first, and then the main host, which added yet more significantly to his net worth. He also applied his slow motion cinematography techniques in movies like ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows’, ‘Dredd’, ‘Hot Fuzz’ and ‘Snow White And The Huntsman’.
He has starred in many podcasts and series’ produced by the Rooster Teeth company. ‘Immersion’, ‘YouTube Ravine’, ‘Did I Say That Loud Out’, ‘Let’s Play’ and ‘Off Topic’ are a few among them. In 2014 he voiced Vav who is a superhero in the comedy web series ‘X-Ray and Vav’ by Rooster Teeth and it became so popular that he was nicknamed Vav and Gav after it. He also worked in the comic murder mystery series ‘Ten Little Roosters’ and hosted the reality show type series ‘Million Dollars, But…’.
In January 2016, his first film ‘Laser Team’ was released which was a sci-fi comedy. It got positive critics reviews and opened new vistas for him. Gavin Free has also made an appearance in two ‘Barenaked Ladies’ music videos namely ‘Odds Are’ in 2013 and ‘Did I Say That Out Loud?’ in 2014. Hois net worth continues to increase.
At present he is working as the creative director of Rooster Teeth after replacing Burnie Burns. In his personal life, after residing with his co-worker and friend Geoff Ramsey Jr. for several years, he now lives in Austin, Texas with his girlfriend Meg Turney who is also an internet star and is famous for hosting the shows ‘SourceFed’ and ‘The Know’.