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Jack and Finn Harries
Jack & Finn Harries by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Finn (left) and Jack Harries in 2014
Personal information
Born Jackson Frayn Harries
Finnegan Frayn Harries

(1993-05-13) May 13, 1993 (age 22)
Nationality British
Website www.jacksgap.com
YouTube information
Channel name JacksGap
Years active 2011–present
Genre Video blogs, documentary
Subscribers 4.15 million
Total views 180 million
Subscriber and view counts updated as of June 25th 2015.

JacksGap is a British YouTube channel run by twins Jackson Frayn "Jack" Harries and Finnegan Frayn "Finn" Harries (both born May 13, 1993). JacksGap has more than 4 million subscribers. It was originally created by Jack Harries in mid 2011 whilst taking a gap year before pursuing a degree. Finn Harries joined him afterwards, causing a rapid increase in the channel's popularity.


JacksGap was originally launched in July 2011 by Jack Harries during his gap year after he had left school.[1] The main purpose of the channel was to document Jack's gap year. By September 2012 the site had 190,000 subscribers and the pay-per-click advertising revenue was enough to entirely finance the Harries' travels in Thailand.[1] After Finn joined the channel, the views nearly doubled.

JacksGap attracts teenage girls in particular, with 88% of subscribers in this demographic.[1]

In 2013 the twins began to create 15-minute-long episodes about their travels in India, funding the venture with £20,000 from Skype, Sony and MyDestination.[2]

As of March 2015, JacksGap has over 4 million subscribers.[2]

In January 2015, JacksGap posted a video called "Let's Talk About Mental Health" that was later referenced in an article on The Huffington Post in which he addresses the importance of starting an open conversation about mental health in order to reduce the stigma attached to it. [3]

In April 2015, JacksGap posted a video called "What Do You Believe In?" that announced Finn had moved to New York City earlier that year to study Design and Architecture for three and a half years at the Parsons School of Design, though he is still a part of JacksGap.

In popular culture[edit]

In the first episode of a British E4's Tv series Banana (aired on 22nd January 2015), Dean Monroe (played by Fisayo Akinade) admits to a colleague that he had a sexual dream about the Harries brothers last night. This appears to be the first ever occasion of JacksGap being mentioned in a TV series or in a film.


  1. ^ a b c Sarah Rainey (14 September 2012). "YouTube videos funded our gap year travels". The Telegraph. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Stuart Dredge (9 April 2014). "The secret to a successful YouTube video - by some of the site's stars". theguardian.com. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Pittman, Taylor. "YouTuber Jack Harries Gets Serious About Mental Illness: 'We Sweep It Under The Rug'". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 19 March 2015.