Arran Lomas, aka Thoughty2, is one of the largest informative content creators on Youtube. And we think the reason behind his success was his love for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. You may ask, dear readers, how does one person’s love for an SF novel translate to Youtube success. A good question. Let us answer.
First of all, if you have not read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, go and read it. For now, let us say this. It is the funniest book that you will ever read and at the same time it is about a search for “The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything”. Arran Thomas is also one of the funniest people on Youtube and at the same time he is trying to find answers to the question about “Life, the Universe, and Everything”. That is the reason why Arran is so successful because he adapted the feature of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy into his Youtube channel.
Also, the name of Arran’s channel Thoughty2 is a play on the word “forty-two”, which is the answer to “The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything”, according to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
Anyway, this article is dedicated to Arran’s life within and outside of his Youtube channel. Find out everything you need to know about the YouTuber from his net worth to his wife over this Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] Wikipedia!
His Age, Birthday
Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] was born on 15 July 1992 and as of the day of the publication of this article (i.e. 14 July 2021), Arran was 28 years of age, with a day to go until his 29th birthday. And since Arran’s birthday was on the 15th of July, his zodiac sign was Cancer.
Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] Accent
Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] comes from the United Kingdom and thus has a British accent and more specifically, he has a west Lancashire accent. Many fans of Arran have mentioned that they love his accent. It was beautiful and yet completely understandable, unlike many other British accents.
Interestingly, Arran has also made a video about why humans have accents. The summary of the video, in Arran’s own words, was:
“We have accents because humans like to explore and when two different cultures come together in the same location the unique ways in which they both talk get amalgamated into a brand new accent.”
About Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] Family
So far, we do not know much about [Thoughty2] Arran Lomas’s family. In his long Youtube career, Arran has not revealed any details about his family.
We do know that Arran was born and raised in West Lancashire, England. And that his last name actually comes from Scotland and is one of the traditional Scottish names.
Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] Height
Arran Lomas stands at a height of 5 ft 9 inches (1.75 meters), which is the approximately average height of an Englishman. His other distinct features include blue eyes and black hair.
His Instagram, Facebook
Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] was actually massive on Youtube. And he had a decent following on other social media platforms but not as large as on Youtube. Apart from Youtube, Arran had the largest following on his Facebook page @thoughty2 of over 37k until July 2021.
Similarly, on his Instagram @thoughty2, he had over 17k followers. And then on his Twitter @Thoughty_2, he had 10.3k followers.
Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] Net Worth
Sources were varied when it comes to Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] net worth. Some estimated that his net worth must be around $2.6 million, while others guessed it to be about $3.7 million. It would be accurate to say that Arran’s net worth must be between $2.5 million to $4 million.
Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] is a hugely successful Youtuber. His Youtube channel, Thoughty2, had over 3.87M subscribers. And the content on his channel is usually informative videos that covered everything from conspiracy theories to social commentary, from history to space and everything in between. The quality of information on his video was matched by his very British sense of humor.
He started his Youtube channel in October 2012 and he released his video, which was about alcohol, on 16 October 2012. About a year later, on 17 August 2013, he released the video titled The Creepiest Conspiracy Theories (That Could Be True!), which would be the first video of his to cross 1 million views.
Today, an average Thoughty2 video gets over 400k views, and many go on to get over 1M, even 2M, views. He released about 3 videos every week. And earns about $660 thousand every year from his Youtube channel. With advertisements and occasional viral videos, that number could go as high as up to $1.9 million.
Note: Arran was looking for a remote writer to create content for his Youtube channel.
Apart from being a Youtuber, Arran is also a host of a podcast called Random Interesting Things, and an author of a book called Stick a Flag in it: 1000 years of bizarre history from Britain and beyond. He also sells his own merchandise like coffee cups, T-shirts, jumpers, tote bags, etc.
There was also a documentary called Thoughty2, and Arran wrote, directed, produced, and appeared in the documentary.
Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] Wife
We do not know about Arran Lomas [Thoughty2] wife. Similar to how he had not opened about his family, Arran also had not opened up about his wife on his Youtube videos as of 2021. However, he did make a few very interesting and funnily named videos about one’s wife like “How to Sell Your Wife” or “How Much is Your Wife Worth?“.
Of course, the first video was about the urban myth of “wife selling” and had nothing to do with his wife. And the second video was a collection of interesting facts.
There was also one instance of a fan proposing Arran on Twitter. In 2017, a Twitter user tagged Arran and said, “do you have a wife if not do you want one.”
And that was about it regarding the partner of Arran Lomas [Thoughty2].
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Last modified: July 13, 2021