Gavin Free is an English actor, internet personality, cameraman, and director. He gained attention and recognition for his work with Rooster Teeth Productions, LLC. Rooster Teeth is an American production company with offices in Los Angeles, California, and Austin, Texas. The company was founded in 2003 by Matt Hullum, Gus Sorola, Jason Saldaña, Burnie Burns, Joel Heyman, and Geoff Ramsey.
Gavin is best known for his work at Rooster Teeth when he served as a creative director. He has personally overseen many of their projects, including directing the 7th season of their long-running science fiction series Red Vs Blue. He was also responsible for the mini-series Relocated and the games department of Achievement Hunter.
He is also the co-creator and co-host of the popular YouTube series – The Slow Mo Guys, which features slow-motion footage of various stunts and experiments. Their experiments and stunts have spread on several occasions and were even shown in the popular late-night show – The Tonight Show.
As a slow-motion cameraman, he has also worked on feature films such as Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Hot Fuzz, Dredd and Snow White, and the Huntsman.
In 2016 he won a Streamy Award for cinematography.
Gavin Free Biography, Age & Early Career
Gavin Free was born on 23 May 1988 in Thame in Oxfordshire, England. He attended Lord Williams’s School, a co-educational secondary school in Thame, Oxfordshire.
For a moment he worked in a branch of Waitrose, a British supermarket chain. During his time at Waitrose, he met Daniel Gruchy – a co-host, internet, and YouTube personality and podcast host. Gruchy would later become the other half of the Slow Mo Guys who made them famous on the Internet.
In 2006, Gavin joined Green Door Films, which is considered innovative because it was the first European production company to use digital phantom high-speed cameras as a source for slow-motion pictures. During his time at Green Door, he worked as a cameraman and data technician.
Gavin has also worked on several music videos and commercials for Kasabian, Enter Shikari, The Chemical Brothers, Klaxons, U2, and X-Press 2.
Gavin Free Net Worth
The YouTube celebrity currently has net assets of $5 million, which is impressive for someone whose platform is mainly online. But if you take into account the fact that Gavin has worked for several movies like Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and Snow White and the Hunter – this is understandable. He has also contributed his talent and skills to several television shows like Top Gear.
This is the culmination of these jobs and his other ventures that have contributed to his considerable net worth.
Other ventures he has been involved in including the web series: Captain Dynamic, Rooster Teeth Shorts, The Gauntlet, Immersion and X-Ray, and Vav. He also played the role of Woody in the films Lazer Team and Lazer Team 2.
Girlfriend, Family Life & Home Invasion
Since 2013, The Youtuber has been in a relationship with Meg Turney, a well-known Internet personality known for her modeling and cosplaying. She was born on March 12, 1987. For a time Megan also worked with Rooster Teeth on their show The Know, which is the entertainment news faction of Rooster Teeth’s online media empire. The Know focuses primarily on current events in games, movies, technology, television shows, and media in general.
The two have a good and admirable relationship as they have been together for over five years.
However, their family life was disrupted when an alleged fan broke into their house in Austin with a gun. The shooter, Christopher Giles, was obsessed with Meg Turney and hated Gavin’s relationship with her. The fan drove 11 hours from Albuquerque to the couple’s house in Austin, Texas. When Christopher Giles broke into their house, he fired a shot as Gavin and Meg hid in their closet and called the police; when the police arrived, they exchanged shots with the assailant, and in the struggle, the assailant was killed by one of the police officers.
Gavin Free Height, Weight & Other Facts
Full Name: Gavin David Free
Profession: Actor, Internet Personality, Cinematographer, Director
Height: 5′ 10″ or 177 cm
Weight: 143 lbs or 65 kgs
Date of Birth: May 23, 1988
Place of Birth: Thame, Oxfordshire, England
Sexual orientation: Straight
Astrological sign: Gemini