Connor Franta (born September 12, 1992) is an American YouTube vlogger. Born in Wisconsin, he soon moved to La Crescent, a small town in Minnesota. He was an athletic child, and his parents would take him to YMCA regularly. In high school he was a member of the school's swimming team.Youtube
Connor created his YouTube account on August 19, 2010, and before long joined the now defunct collaboration channel collabatsea where he would upload videos every Monday. The channel ended in July 2012. However, he soon joined our2ndlife,a collaboration channel made up of Ricky Dillon, Sam Pottorff, Jc Caylen, Trevor Moran and Ricardo Oridires (Ricardo left our2ndlife to pursue his radio career, and was replaced by Kian Lawley). Like the previous channel he contributed to, Connor used to uploads videos for O2L every Monday.Connor offically left our2ndlife July 7th, 2014.(As stated in his video "A New Chapter")
On December 8th 2014, Connor Franta uploaded a video to his youtube channel titiled "Coming out". Connor states that he is gay, talks about how he felt different from others growing up, and fears of accepting who he is and that now he is accepting of his true feelings.
- Connor's Twitter account was verified on the 18th of March 2014.
- He has 3 siblings: Nicola, Brandon, and Dustin.
- Connor is the third child.
- He is obsessed with cats and owns two, named Sam and Pre. They live with his family.
- He has green eyes.
- He is a huge procrastinator.
- He is one day younger than fellow O2L member JC Caylen
Connor quit O2L because he was unhappy with how youtube was becoming more of a chore, as said in his video 'A New Chapter'. A few youtubers made videos of how sad and angry they were about it, but Connor is still making main channel videos.