Who is Callux from The Sidemen? | The Sun

MANY people would have heard of the Sidemen from YouTube, well Callux is one of them.

He managed to carve out a career for himself when he started a YouTube channel, but who is he?

Who is Callux?

Callux, born March 11, 1992 first found fame as a YouTuber.

He joined the Sidemen and has become a household name from being in the group.

He is known for producing lifestyle, vlog and challenge videos which have attracted a huge four million subscribers.

Callux has also appeared in multiple Sidemen videos such as The Roast of the Sidemen, Sidemen Deal or No Deal, The Wheel: Sidemen Edition, The Weakest Link: Sidemen Edition 2, and Sidemen Dragons Den.

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Callux used to live in a Stratford Halo apartment – the building known as the home of the Sidemen, with Wroetoshaw and Calfreezy, having moved there in August 2014.

But the trio later moved into their own house, located in Bermondsey in 2018.

However, in 2020, Callux bought a house which he moved into around the same time Calfreezy and Harry moved into a new apartment.

But he made it clear that while he no longer lived with them, his new house was very close to their new apartment – and their friendship still remained strong.

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What is Callux's real name?

Like many of his famous and funny Sidemen friends, Callux is a nickname he uses to represent his online persona.

His real name is Callum Aaron McGinley.

What disease did Callux have?

Callum was diagnosed with Leukaemia when he was just five-years-old.

In JaackMaate's Happy Hour Podcast, Callum opened up about his battle with the disease and said that he once woke up covered in blood.

From that traumatic discovery, he was then diagnosed with cancer and went through chemotherapy.

He went on to say that his mum at the time could not afford a phone.

He also mentioned that at this point his dad was not around during his diagnosis or treatment.

After two years of battling with the Leukaemia, Callum beat Cancer and started to live his childhood once again.

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