Lucas and Marcus
Lucas and Marcus
January 28, 1999 (age 21)
Gaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.
|Subscribers||20 million (Lucas and Marcus)|
8.8 million (Dobre Brothers)
|Total views||4.5 billion (Lucas and Marcus)|
1.5 billion (Dobre Brothers)
|Associated acts||Jake Paul|
Lucas and Marcus Dobre-Mofid (born January 28, 1999), collectively known as The Dobre Twins, are an American dancing duo and YouTube personalities who rose to prominence on the now-defunct video application Vine.
The Dobre brothers produce a diverse range of video content, including skits, pranks, gymnastics, challenges and vlogs.
The twins are also part of a YouTube channel called “Dobre Brothers", with their siblings Cyrus and Darius, where they post vlogs two times a week.
The twins were born in Maryland to retired Olympic gymnast Aurelia Dobre and Boz Mofid, the owners of Dobre Gymnastics Academy in Gaithersburg, Maryland. They have two older brothers, Cyrus (born 1993) and Darius (born 1995).
Lucas and Marcus were known as Vine stars called "TwinBotz". By December 2014, they had gained over 300,000 followers. The twins used the app to showcase their talent, including break dancing, gymnastics, and comedy stunts, such as backflips.
Their popularity led them to a collaboration with fellow Vine star Jake Paul. Lucas and Marcus then became two of the original members of Paul's Team 10, increasing their overall popularity on YouTube. Eventually, the twins announced that they would be moving back to Maryland to be closer to family.
Awards and nominations
|2018||Lucas and Marcus||Shorty Awards||Muser of the Year||Nominated|
|Dobre Brothers||Streamy Awards||Breakout Creator||Nominated|
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