Who is Louie Castro?
Louie Castro is a popular American YouTuber, who has a YouTube channel named ‘Louie’s Life’. Castro kickstarted his journey as a vlogger when he created his channel in March 2014. In a short time, he accumulated impressive subscriber count due to his amusing storytelling techniques. After making his mark on YouTube, Louie expanded to other platforms such as TikTok, Instagram, YouNow, and Vine. He became popular on TikTok for his ‘story time’ videos. Castro also actively engages with his fans through Instagram. His relationship with Louiie Meadows, another social media star, is often the highlight of his posts on Instagram. Louie Castro came out as gay only a couple of years ago and has since tried to address issues of gender norms through his channel. He frequently wears make up and dresses like a woman to challenge conventional standards. He has represented brands such as VCEE Beauty and Tarte Cosmetics. He currently resides in California.
Rise to Fame
Louie Castro decided to start a YouTube channel in March 2014 for fun after many of his twitter followers asked to start vlogging. Before that, he was active on Twitter and shared short videos of 10 to 15 seconds. He named his channel ‘Louie’s Life’ and initially began posting videos such as ‘School’, ‘Pet Peeves’, and ‘My Other Half’ to introduce his life to the community. Once he gained a modest following, he started exploring other popular vlog ideas and made vlogs such as ‘Bean Boozled Challenge’ and ‘BEST Halloween Make Up Tutorial’.
He started learning editing by himself and made more professional videos as the months passed. His most popular vlog ‘Losing my virginity in 6th grade!? | STORYTIME’ was viewed over 4 million times. Other popular uploads include ‘Latinas Going Through a Break Up’ and ‘Prom Vlog 2017: Get Ready with Me!’
He collaborated with his sister Yoatzi and covered Rihanna’s ‘Stay’ on his channel. His most popular vlogging technique is ‘Story Time’, where he narrates incidents that happened to him in the form of a story. As a social media influencer, he is often sought out by new-age cosmetic brands who aim to diversify their range. He has promoted VCEE Beauty and Tarte Cosmetic on his Instagram.
He also joined TikTok (earlier known as Musical.ly) as ‘the_hamie_louie’ and became hit for his amusing videos. He is also popular on Instagram and his Instagram feed is filled with his different looks and photos with his boyfriend. Castro said that his motivation stems from the constant feedback, suggestions and love he receives from his fans. His long-term goal is to work in the film industry where he can film and edit videos. In the meanwhile, he aims to upload a video every week on his channel.
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Louie Castro was born on August 18, 1999 in the United States. He is extremely close to his family as his family has supported him through thick and thin. He features his mother, Karina Castro, regularly on Instagram. He has two sisters: Andrea Castro and Yoatzi Castro. Yoatzi herself is a YouTuber and social media celebrity who has collaborated with Louie Castro on his channel.
His hobbies include watching movies and learning to wear makeup. His favorite movie genre is horror as he loves being spooked out. He confessed to being attracted to girls before questioning his sexuality in his freshman year. Louie is currently in a relationship with Louiie Meadows, and the couple does not shy away from speaking about their relationship to the public. He currently resides in California and recently adopted Peaches, a chihuahua pup.
His favorite YouTuber is Tanya Mojo and he never misses to watch a video she has posted.