Elizabeth Filips is a popular YouTuber.
She has more than 400 thousand subscribers on her YouTube channel by the name Elizabeth Filips.
Elizabeth is also an artist and writer.
Elizabeth Filips was born in August 1996.
She hails from London, England, United Kingdom.
Elizabeth has siblings.
At a young age, she wanted to grow up to become an artist and a theatre actress.
At a young age, Elizabeth did a lot of acting, especially theatre acting and didn’t have a stage fright and was also interested in philosophy and literature.
Later, she wanted to study physics and philosophy and wanted to become an astrophysicist and science communicator.
Love for art-
From a young age, Elizabeth was attracted to famous paintings and wanted to own them.
But as she didn’t hail from a wealthy family, she couldn’t afford the paintings and as a substitute for this, her mother used to buy her cheap canvases and paints and with this, she used to copy the famous paintings.
Elizabeth didn’t take any formal training in painting and even though her initial paintings weren’t impressive, she eventually improved over the years with practice.
The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh is her favourite painting and she painted a copy of it.
In 2014, while in high school, Elizabeth applied to study medicine from King’s College London and got accepted.
But she deferred joining the medical school for three years and during these years, she worked to save money to afford studying medicine.
Elizabeth did various jobs which included working as a waitress, working in customer service, etc.
Finally, in 2018, at 23, she joined King’s College London and started studying medicine.
In her first year of college, Elizabeth used to work in a couple of part-time jobs, in her second year, she started doing five jobs and in her third year, she used to work in three jobs and thanks to all these jobs, she has been able to pay for her food, travels and live in London.
Working for Ali Abdaal-
Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, Elizabeth had to quit her job at Selfridges and during that time, Ali Abdaal announced a job role for a Personal Assistant (PA) on Instagram.
She applied for the job of PA and secured the job and worked as a PA for Ali for around over a year and then, moved on to another job in his team.
In July 2021, at the end of her third year at college, Elizabeth took a gap year and started working as a strategy consultant and also started one-on-one coaching.
In one of her YouTube videos, she stated that she is resuming her medical school in August 2022.
Starting her YouTube channel-
Elizabeth started her YouTube channel by the name Elizabeth Filips on 13 November 2020.
She was a first batch student of the Ali Abdaal’s Part-Time Youtuber Academy and being in this academy gave her the confidence to start working on her YouTube channel.
In her gap year, Elizabeth started seriously working on her YouTube channel, she also launched a couple of newsletters (The Pensieve and Strong Opinions, Loosely Held), a podcast YouTube channel and started working on her course.
Initially, she used to publish medicine related videos on her YouTube channel but later, she started publishing videos on a variety of topics like minimalism, reading, productivity, art, her daily life, etc.
On 24 July 2021, Elizabeth started her second YouTube channel by the name Feelosophy with Elizabeth Filips and on this channel, she publishes podcasts.
As of October 2022, she has 451K subscribers on her Elizabeth Filips YouTube channel and 19.6K subscribers on Feelosophy with Elizabeth Filips channel.
And has 50.1K followers on Instagram.
Elizabeth also has a website and a Patreon page.
Her book recommendations-
Elizabeth is an avid reader and the following are some of the books which she recommended through her YouTube videos-
Some interesting facts about Elizabeth Filips-
- Elizabeth is very inspired by Naval Ravikant, and his works influenced her world views and thought processes.
- Initially, she had a normal London English accent but later, as she studied from an international school for many years and as she heard many different accents there, she developed an Irish accent.
- Elizabeth is a night owl, nerd, foodie, minimalist and her zodiac sign is Leo.
- She has polymorphism and is an introvert.
- Elizabeth’s favourite movie is Shutter Island.
- Harry Potter was the most favourite book of her childhood and as an adult, To the Lighthouse is her favourite book.
- Ali Abdaal, Veritasium, Vsauce and What I’ve Learned are Elizabeth’s favourite YouTube channels.
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