Andrew Neighbors

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Born (1990-08-14) August 14, 1990 (age 30)
Alabama, USA
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Education
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Alma mater
  • Arkansas State University
  • Southern College of Optometry
Occupation
  • Filmmaker
  • Model
  • YouTube personality
  • Optometrist
  • Vlogger
Parents
  • David Phillip (father)
  • Halley Ann Neighbors (mother)

Dr. Andrew Neighbors is an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, model and optometrist.[1]

Biography

Neighbors was born on August 14, 1990 in Alabama to David Phillip and Halley Ann Neighbors. He was raised in Arkansas, where he came out at the age of 15.[2] Neighbors enrolled at the Pre-Medicine Arkansas State University program in 2008. Neighbors attended the Southern College of Optometry, where he was co-author of an investigation on ocular comfort.[3] In 2015, after winning an essay contest, he was one of four recipients of a $150 travel grant by the Tennesse Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry for their annual meeting in New Orleans.[4] Upon graduating in the summer of 2016, he was co-recipient of the Drs. Fred and Charlene Burnett Student Research Award.[5]

Neighbors started his YouTube channel on August 2015, after completing his third didactic year in the Southern College of Optometry. He has stated that through his channel he has tried to normalize a "gay, professional lifestyle".[6] Neighbors has credited his success as a vlogger to his originality while other have to his "good looks and sweet personality".[7][8] He based his practice as a travelling optometrist in Denver, Colorado and then moved to Los Angeles in 2018.[9]

Neighbors does not take images of himself below the waist since he is not comfortable with it and has defined that as something reserved for his boyfriends, some of have accompanied him on video.[10] He has described himself as a "huge fantasy film nerd" and has expressed his liking of the Games of Thrones and Harry Potter franchises.[11] In early 2020, Neighbors travelled to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.[12] During the Covid-19 Pandemic he posted a video reflecting on his early age signs that helped him identify as a homosexual.[13]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2016 Unique 2 Colorado Himself News report
2019 Lonely, Bored, and Alone Andrew Short film. Also writer, producer and director.
The 50's Kenneth Short film
The Young and the Restless Patron Television series
Gently into the Dark Brent Short film

In the media

              

References

  1. Trendalytics (2020-04-30). "Top 10 Influencers: Medical Professionals". Medium (website). Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  2. Ilagan, Alan Bennett (2020-05-26). "Hunk of the Day: Dr. Andrew Neighbors". Alanilagan. Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  3. Snyder, Jennifer (2014-01-01). "Differences in Perceived Ocular Comfort for Anti-Allergy Meds for Subjects 40 years and Older to those 32 years and Younger". American Academy of Optometry. Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  4. American Academy of Optometry 2015 Annual Report (PDF). American Academy of Optometry. 2015. p. 23.
  5. Hollifield, Jim, ed. (2016). SCO Visions Southern College of Optometry Alumni Magazine (PDF). p. 8.
  6. Kurian, Mark (2018-07-27). "Eye See You". Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine. Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  7. Torres, Kevin (2016-11-17). "Eye doctor turned YouTube star shares vision of happiness". KDVR. Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  8. Papa, Rocco (2019-04-29). "The Top 10 LGBT YouTubers You Should Be Watching". Odyssey_(publication). Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  9. Hernández, Greg (2019-10-15). "Tuesday Morning Man: Andrew Neighbors!". Greg in Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  10. Gay Buzzer Staff (2017-02-22). "Popular YouTuber Andrew Knows You Want Him In His Underwear – But There's A Problem [Video]". Gay Buzzer. Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  11. "Interview with YouTuber and Traveling Optometrist Andrew Neighbors". HUF Magazine. 2020-02-01. Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  12. "Gay Away to Puerto Vallarta with Andrew Neighbors". EDGE Media Network. 2020-02-03. Archived from the original on 2020-07-06. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  13. Hernández, Greg (2020-05-17). "WATCH: YouTube star Andrew Neighbors reflects on the early signs that he was gay". Greg in Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2020-06-05. Retrieved 2020-07-06.

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