His least favorite thing about living in NYC is the noise pollution.
Upon shooting a car commercial on the Salt flats in Utah, Casey liked how the salt looked stuck in the rim of his glasses. He decided to make a permanent version with spraypaint, which ended up becoming his signature look.
Casey proposed to his wife, Candice, in Amsterdam. They were married in South Africa, and went on their honeymoon in Southeast Asia.
In only 18 months, Neistat went from 500,000 subscribers to 4 million.
Post-production for his vlogs takes 2-7 hours on average.
When his pregnant wife’s water broke, he was in San Francisco and she was in Houston. He booked the first flight and made it in time to see his daughter, Francine, born.
His favorite book is The Autobiography of Malcom X.
While shooting a commercial for Jack Spade, he and his brother filled up a tote bag with fireworks and lit it to show that the bag was durable which set the studio on fire.
Neistat has spoken at many colleges such as MIT, Yale, and Harvard.
Because Casey flies so much, he never pays for first class but instead upgrades by using points with American Airlines loyalty.
Nearly everything in his studio is designed and made custom by himself.
Casey’s favorite restaurant is Scott’s Lobster Dock in Conneticut.
Growing up with an English teacher for a mom, writing seems to be hereditary. Even as I got older, I continued writing for myself. Now, I’m getting into freelance writing and blogging and loving it! My primary focus and passion is traveling, which I do full time and continues to be my preferred topic when composing articles.