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Jack and Finn Harries
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Jack and Finn Harries in 2014
Personal information
Born Jackson Frayn Harries
Finnegan Frayn Harries

(1993-05-13) May 13, 1993 (age 24)
Origin Chiswick, London, England
Nationality British
Website www.jacksgap.com
YouTube information
Channel JacksGap
Years active 2011–2015
Genre Video blogs, documentary
Subscribers 4.18 million
(18 January 2017)
Total views 194 million
(18 January 2017)
Subscriber and view counts updated as of 18 January 2017.

JacksGap was a British YouTube channel run by identical twins Jackson Frayn "Jack" Harries and Finnegan Frayn "Finn" Harries (born May 13, 1993). JacksGap has more than 4 million subscribers. Originally created by Jack Harries to document his gap-year in mid-2011, the channel experienced a rapid increase in popularity after the addition of Finn Harries as a regular contributor. In February 2017 the Twitter and Instagram accounts for JacksGap were deleted. In April 2017, the website relating to the project, jacksgap.com, was taken offline.


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.

The last video to be uploaded on the channel was made in December 2015 and entitled "Our Changing Climate".

The official twitter account has also been deleted and the handle relinquished, now owned by a member of the public with no affiliation to Jacksgap.


  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.