Lewis Hilsenteger - Biography

Last Modified: Feb 3, 2020

Lewis Hilsenteger
Profession: Youtuber
Best Known For: Unbox Therapy
Salary: $3.4 million
Net Worth: $10 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 5, 1984 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Lewis George Hilsenteger
Birth Place: Canada
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1


University: Toronto School of Art
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Children: 1


Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Lewis Hilsenteger?

Lewis Hilsenteger stumbled across YouTube years ago in 2010 and has managed to make a career out of it. His YouTube channel UnboxTherapy has over 13 million subscribers and counting. Here are the details about the tech guru!

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Lewis Hilsenteger: Age, Parents, Siblings, Education

Lewis Hilsenteger's birth took place on May 5, 1984, in Canada. Not much is known about his family background except that he has a brother, although the name of his brother is unknown.

Lewis had attended the Toronto School of Art where he studied digital arts, video editing, and photography.

Lewis Hilsenteger: Marriage, Wife, Son

Hilsenteger is a married man but the name of his wife has not yet been revealed. He also has not revealed when he had gotten married. 

He is a father too and has an 8-year-old son who he had featured in his YouTube video.

Lewis Hilsenteger: Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated at $10 million while his annual salary has been estimated to be around $3.4 million.

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Lewis Hilsenteger: Career 

Early Days

Initially, Lewis Hilsenteger used to work at a repair store in Toronto called iUpgrade. So to help the customers on various computer issues, he made and uploaded some tutorials to YouTube. With the positive response from the viewers, he was encouraged to open a professional YouTube channel.

In December 2010, Lewis opened a YouTube channel “UnboxTherapy”. His channel is heaven for tech lovers. 

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YouTube channel

In his YouTube videos, Lewis unboxes the latest gadgets, Bluetooth speakers, Smartphones, etc. And along with the unboxing, his expertise on these products are much appreciated by the viewers.

As his popularity grew, more companies wanted to sponsor him.

Lewis Hilsenteger also has a second YouTube channel, ‘MORE TOP 5’ which he had opened in 2014. Although he does not use this channel anymore, he still has over 387k subscribers.

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iPhone 6 plus review

In September 2014 he uploaded a video titled "iPhone 6 Plus Bend Test".

In the video, he bent the newly released iPhone 6 Plus and bent it with his bare hands! His action was based on the fact that people were complaining their iPhone 6 plus was bending in their pockets!

There was a huge controversy surrounding the video. People assumed that the video was not authentic and was heavily edited. So to prove his fact, Lewis then uploaded the uncut version of the video which clearly showed the weak point of iPhone 6 plus.

Following the video, Apple Company confessed that the phone had the weakness and made the necessary changes to strengthen the smartphone while also offering a replacement for the iPhone 6 Plus customers.

Here is the video:


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Lewis Hilsenteger: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Lweis Hilsenteger is active with millions of followers. His YouTube channel has 16.1 million subscribers.

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