Does the name “Dobre Twins” ring a bell? These are two brothers – Marcus and Lucas Dobre who rose to fame through their online presence. Going by the name Twinbotz, the outstanding pair built a huge fan base on Vine with over 1.7 million subscribers on the platform. A very interesting fact about these two is that they are both talented dancers and have wowed their fans with their incredible dance moves, comedy stunts, backflips, and gymnastics videos.
Asides from Vine, they are also YouTube stars with over 15 million loyal fans on their YouTube channel. Since their meteoric rise to fame, fans have been so curious to know more about them. Here, we have gathered interesting facts you need to know about Lucas Dobre as well as his brothers and how their journey began. Read more below.
Lucas Dobre – Bio & Personal Details
The dance guru was born as Lucas Dobre in Maryland, US and his birth occurred on the 28th of January 1999. He was born to gymnasts – Boz Mofid and his wife, Aurelia Dobre. In addition to holding an American nationality, Lucas also has Romanian and Iranian ancestry.
Growing up, Lucas spent his early years in Maryland with his siblings – Marcus (his twin) and two older brothers – Darius and Cyrus. Coming from a family well grounded in dance and gymnastics, Lucas started showing interest in the performing arts right from a very young age. He often followed his parents to their gym called Dobre Gymnastics Academy in Baltimore, Maryland. There, he and his brothers learned how to break-dance and also perform backflips and other gymnastics.
From there, the twins joined the now-defunct video sharing app, Vine where they began to upload several dance clips as well as backflips, pranks, and comedic videos. By 2014, their channel, Twinbotz has already notched over 300 thousand subscribers. Their popularity continued to increase and they also did lots of collaborative works with other top Vine stars including Jake Paul. In 2016, their Vine channel notched over 1.6 subscribers before Twitter announced the termination of the platform.
Undeterred, Lucas Dobre and his brother made their way to YouTube where they launched a channel called ‘Lucas and Marcus’. There, they continued uploading several dancing videos, pranks, comedy skits, challenges, and gymnastics to the admiration of their many fans. Following their uniqueness, it didn’t take long for these two to become famous on the platform. As of 2019, their channel has got over 15 million loyal subscribers and their videos have witnessed over 3.6 billion views.
Other Amazing Facts About The Vine Star
1. Lucas Dobre and His Brother, Marcus, Are Identical Twins
Although not all twins appear to be the same; however, this is not applicable to Lucas and his brother. Based on their looks, they are said to be identical. More so, when dressed in the same outfit, you would hardly tell the difference between them.
2. His Mother is a Former Artistic Gymnastics World Champion
Just like we mentioned earlier, Lucas Dobre was born into a gymnastics family. His mom, Aurelia Dobre, is a choreographer and former Romanian artistic gymnast who made impressive strides during her active years in the sport. While representing Romania, she clinched three gold medals at the 1987 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships held in Netherland.
Amazingly, Aurelia was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in May 2016. She migrated to the United States in 1991 and there, she married Lucas’ father, Boz Mofid, an Iranian gymnastics coach. In addition to gymnastics, Aurelia is also a choreographer and dance coach at Dobre Gymnastics Academy, an academy they founded in Maryland.
3. Lucas and His Brothers Have a Collaborative YouTube Channel
While Lucas and his twin brother, Marcus, have become incredibly successful via their YouTube channel, they also have another channel tagged “Dobre Brothers.” On this channel, they upload collaborative videos along with their two older brothers – Darius and Cyrus. So far, their channel has notched over 7 million subscribers and their videos have recorded over 1.1 billion views. In 2018, the Dobre Brothers signed up with Creative Artists Agency; an American talent and sports agency based in Los Angeles.
4. Lucas Dobre Started Dating An Instagram Model in March 2018
Regarding his personal life, Lucas Dobre is currently in a relationship with an Instagram model named Ivanita Lomeli. Although Ivanita was born in Virginia, United States her parents are originally from Tototlan, Jalisco, Mexico. The gorgeous pair began their relationship since early 2018 and have been going strong ever since. Through their relationship, Ivanita has become famous and has garnered a huge fan following on Instagram with over 740 thousand loyal followers.