Gillian Bower Biography

Gillian Bower, the Australian YouTuber known for her DIY crafts and lifestyle videos, has become a sensation in the online world. With her slime-related crafts videos gaining millions of views, Gillian’s channel has skyrocketed to fame. What sets her apart is the kid-friendly and controversy-free content, making her popular among both children and adults who enjoy arts and crafts. Unlike many other YouTubers, Gillian managed to navigate through the ‘YouTube Adpocalypse’ relatively unscathed. Her growing popularity has led her to create two additional channels, allowing her to connect with her subscribers on a more personal level through vlogs. With a strong presence on Instagram and Twitter, Gillian keeps her fans updated and cherishes the bond she has with them, referring to them as her ‘friends’.

Quick Facts

  • Australian Celebrities Born In July
  • Age: 29 Years, 29 Year Old Females
  • Family:
    • Father: Jonathan Bower
    • Mother: Carrie Bower
    • Siblings: Duncan Bower (Brother), Lachlan Bower (Brother)

Rise to Fame

Gillian Bower first started making videos on her first YouTube channel while she was still in school. Initially surprised by the views and subscribers she received, her shy nature led her to delete the channel. She then worked in a supermarket before rejoining YouTube in January 2014 with her channel ‘Think Beauty’. As she gained popularity, she changed the name of her channel to ‘Gillian Bower’. Her first video, ‘Back To School Supplies Haul!’, published on July 29, 2014, quickly gained over 1.7 million views, particularly from viewers who were in school themselves.

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Gillian Bower’s channel gained even more popularity with videos like ‘DIY Edible Science Experiments!’ and funny challenge videos like ‘Australian Tries American Candy! Australian Girl Tries American Food!’. As a result, she reached her 1 million subscriber mark on March 25, 2017. One of her greatest achievements is her video ‘DIY Fluffy Slime! How To Make The Best Slime!’, which has over 37 million views and is one of the most viewed DIY videos of all time. Similarly, ‘4 Easy DIY Slimes Without Glue! How To Make The Best Slime With No Glue!’ has received over 23 million views. With her friendly nature and creative original content, Gillian Bower’s channel has grown to over 2.5 million subscribers, making it one of the largest DIY channels.

Personal Life

Gillian Bower was born on July 24, 1994, in Australia to Jonathan and Carrie Bower. She is the youngest of three siblings, with two brothers named Lachlan and Duncan. When she was just six months old, her father left the house, and her mother moved in with her grandparents to raise the children as a single mother. Gillian acknowledges that she owes a lot to her mother for the sacrifices she made. Gillian started going to school but quit in her eleventh year for personal reasons, a decision supported by her family. She then studied makeup and beauty services at ‘TAFE NSW Meadowbank’, but soon realized she had no passion for it as a career. Instead, she decided to focus on making videos, which turned out to be the best decision for her. Currently, Gillian Bower resides in New South Wales, Australia.

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