Connor Franta was bornon 12 September 1992 in Wisconsin, U.S.A, American, is YouTuber, Writer, Entrepreneur. Connor Joel Franta is an American YouTuber, entrepreneur, and writer who runs the eponymous YouTube channel which boasts of over five million subscribers. Well known for his comedy and lifestyle videos, he is also much respected as a gay youth icon to thousands of his young followers who are grappling with their own sexual identities. He loved watching videos on the internet as a teenager and is a big fan of YouTube vloggers such as Shane Dawson and Mitchell Davis. Inspired by his idols he started his own channel in 2010 which soon grew to become one of the most popular channels on the video sharing medium. Once a part of the collaboration channel known as Our2ndLife along with five other YouTubers, he gained tremendous popularity before breaking off from the group. The young man is also an entrepreneur and is involved in several ventures including a clothing line, music curation, as well as a coffee and lifestyle brand. Sensitive to the sufferings of the underprivileged, Connor is also involved in philanthropic activities.