YouTuber who became writer, director, and star of the HBO series The Neistat Brothers. He has released dozens of short films exclusively on the internet, including regular contributions to the New York Times Op-Doc series.
He worked as a dishwasher in a seafood restaurant and was a bike messenger in New York City.
He created his popular self-titled YouTube channel in February of 2010. He co-founded the social app Beme in summer 2015 and sold it to CNN in late 2016. He won a Streamy Award for Best First Person Series in 2016.
He won the John Cassavetes Award at the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards for producing the film Daddy Long Legs.