If you visit Twitter right now, you’ll almost certainly come upon material regarding Francis Bourgeois… a.k.a., the TikToker who is obsessed with trains.
After seeing images of Francis and learning his real name (no, his actual name isn’t Bourgeois), TikToker fans have gotten lost in a rabbit hole, wondering if everything they think they know about him is fake.
We’re breaking it all down for you.
Who Is Francis Bourgeois?
Francis Bourgeois is a well-known TikTok creator who became famous for his love of trains. The 21-year-old has over 1.7 million followers on the site, bringing his fans from all around the world to practice their parkour skills in various cities.
The TikToker is a 24-year-old university student who grew up in North West London and has always loved trains, according to the The Tab.
Fans Find Out TikTok Creator’s Real Name
Recently, fans found out that the TikToker’s real name isn’t even close to Francis. Luke Nicolson is the actual name of Francis Bourgeois, according to Public Companies House records.
Following the bombshell, followers questioned Francis’ identify even more when photos of him (apparently at University) began to surface online. It’s been additionally stated that Luke (Francis), who is also known as “Luke,” models and is represented by Brother modeling agency. With that being said, there’s nothing to suggest that Luke isn’t as passionate about trains as he is under the Bourgeois persona.
Francis Bourgeois Twitter
When it was revealed that Francis is actually named Luke, Twitter users went into a frenzy, with some speculating whether “Francis Bourgeois” is merely an act or an online personality.“
All the Francis Bourgeois haters have against him is that he has a distinct internet moniker and is a model? Not going to let you guys bring train guy down,” one person tweeted.