Raphael Gomes is a London-based YouTuber known for his food and travel videos that he posts on his self-titled channel. He is also the author of the cook book ‘Epic Kitchen Adventures.’ Originally from Portugal, Gomes is a very talented personality when it comes to cooking. He currently employs YouTube to share his passion for food and cooking with the world. Known for his amazing DIY cooking tutorials and brilliant food challenges, the chef cum vlogger is an online personality definitely worth following! He is also adored by his fans for his presentation style that makes his tutorials easy to follow. Gomes is a very handsome and charming young man. His charismatic personality enables him to easily connect with his viewers and interact with them. Besides YouTube, he is also active on other social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram.
Rise to Stardom
Raphael Gomes launched his self-titled channel on September 16, 2010 .His first video was '2 Minutes Chocolate Cake' in which he demonstrated a quick recipe of making a chocolate cake. This was followed by a fun video called 'The Biggest Bubblegum Bubble'. After this, he posted a number of food videos and vlogs. His DIY cooking videos are truly amazing and so are his “24 hours Food Challenges.” Gomes also runs a series called ‘American VS British series’ that consists of videos in which he compares a number of American and English food items. Apart from these, his series ‘Testing Celebrity Cookbooks’ and ‘Mini VS Real Food’ are also worth watching. Till date, Gomes has shared numerous videos on lifestyle as well. There’s even a ‘Get to Know Me’ series on his channel that’s meant for those fans who want to know personal details about the vlogger.
The most popular videos on his channel are 'I only ate The Simpsons Foods for 24 hours', '2 Minutes Chocolate Cake' and 'Trying School Lunch Around The World'. While the first video is a food challenge video, the other two feature a food recipe and food experiment, respectively. As of November 2018, each one of these videos has garnered millions of views. Talking about the popularity of his channel, he has successfully earned more than 1.4 million followers and over 200 million views.
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Raphael Gomes was born on June 23, 1992 in Portugal. He later relocated to London. He has one sister named Joana. He is currently dating fellow vlogger Vania Fernandes. She is a beauty and lifestyle vlogger who sometimes features on his channel.
Gomes is good friends with the half-sister of pop singer Louis Tomlinson, Felicite Tomlinson. Also, he is on friendly terms with British YouTuber Craig Dillon.
Gomes is color blind and when someone enquires about his favorite colors, he always says black or yellow because those are among the only colors he can see and identify. In 2013, he won the title of YouTube's Next Vlogger.