Born in 1992, Connor Franta is a young chap with a cool personality and much talent. He got fame and a chance to depict his talent through YouTube. He is a famous video personality and has his own YouTube channel with the title: Connor Franta. He is a vlogger, entrepreneur and a writer. He lives in West Hollywood, California. His channel has 5.63 subscribers. He has a huge fan following and has 398 million total number of views on all of his videos collectively.
Early Life and Education
He was born in Wisconsin and his father was a physician. After his birth, his family moved to La Crescent, Minnesota where he was raise as a Catholic. He attended St. Peter’s Catholic School, Hokah, Minnesota till grade 8. His mother was too much concerned about his weight as he was an overweight child, so she signed him up for a swimming team. He ran cross country when he was in high school. He graduated in 2011. He joined Saint John’s University in Collegeville and studies business over there. he further added arts and filming in his second year of University.
His choice of vlogging was due to a mere inspiration from YouTubers like Shane Dawson. He uploaded his first YouTube video in August 2010. He joined a collaborative channel with the title Our2ndLife in the year 2012. Apart from Franta, there were other five personalities involved in the channel namely: Trevor Moran, Kian Lawley, Justin “JC” Caylen, Sam Pottorff and Ricky Dillon.
He got nominated in Teen Choice Awards in the category Web Star: Male. He was again nominated in the Teen Choice Awards in the category Entertainer of the Year and also the category Choice YouTuber but lost the awards. He appeared in StreamCon as a featured celebrity which was there at New York. He won the Favorite YouTube Star award in the year 2016
The Thirst Project
Franta announced to start a campaign to end thirst and create water wells in Swaziland. He estimated to raise a fund of 120,000 US Dollars in one month. But the fans were so eager for his campaign and for the incentives he offered (a Skype call from him, T-shirts, posters, acknowledgements in his YouTube videos etc.) that the amount was raised within 10 days.
He was able to implement the project with his huge amount of money and later went to visit the wells that were built out of donations. The Governor awarded him with the Governor’s award for his work. He received the award at Thirst Project’s 6th Annual Thirst Gala on June 30, 2015.
He also loves to write. He spent a year writing his memoir with the title: A Work in Progress. He mentioned his personal stories in that. He mentions that this work is a reflection of his external life.
Net Worth of Connor Franta
Connor Franta has a net worth of 3 million US Dollars. It is quiet a thing for a young chap like him.