Dax Flame was only 15 when he became YouTube royalty – his channel was among the top 20 most subscribed in the early years of the site.
His success parachuted him into a Hollywood acting career. But 13 years later, his fortunes have changed – he’s just working at a sushi restaurant and trying to scrape together money just to get by.
We follow Dax as he tries to get back on track – and find out the answer to a mystery that has chased him around the internet for more than a decade. Are his videos “real” – or was he acting?
Video journalist: James Stewart