Connor Franta

about connor joel franta

Connor is a 23 male YouTuber, who lives in the city of dreams, Los Angeles, California. Connor was born in LA Cresent, Minnesota. Connor grew up living with his parents and three siblings. His father, Peter Franta, his mother, Cheryl Franta, and his three siblings, Nicola, Dustin, and Brandon. Connor was born September 12th, 1992. Connor has had a passion for swimming since a young age, his mom and his friends mom signed them both up for swimming as they were becoming chubby. Connor was a part of the YMCA swimming team, as he was thru his childhood.


Connor was a part of a YouTube group called O2L. As well Jc Caylen, Kian Lawley, Ricky Dillon, Trevor Moran, and Sam Pottorff. Also, Richardo but he dropped out very quickly as the channel got biogger. On December 29, 2014 O2L publicly announced O2L wont be active on their channel, meaning O2L ended. The channel consisted of the 5 boys, not Connor and heres why. On July 7, 2014 Connor left O2L due to depression. Connor publicly announced he was unhappy and his videos were half-hearted. On all social media the day the video was posted the trending tags were #weloveyouconnor and #wewillalwaysloveyouconnor. Connor was a part of the sensational channel for more than 2 years. Connor was regconized always Monday on O2L. As Connor did upload on Mondays, and Continued with Ricky on Tuesdays, Sam on Wednesdays, Jc on Thursdays, Trevor on Fridays, and Kian on Sundays.

Crown and Common Culture

Connor has a music label that has two part sections. The part that cam out first was Crown and the second was Common Culture. Connor asks the artist if they'd like to be part of the complication. If they accept they will be a apart of it. He will usually pick music from artists hes fans of. Connor won a spot in Billboard's tops 200.

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Author, Connor Franta


Connor has a memoir out titled, A Work In Progress. Which is still available to buy. His book was released April 21, 2015. Connor goes thru his childhood in the beginning of the book and moves on to school and friends and family. Them, he begins to talk about how YouTube was becoming more of a job than a time waster as he was in college. He realized he was becoming a recognized YouTuber and dropped out of college. He explains all of this in his book where you can purchase in your local target and any book store. His book also sells world wide.

The Past YouTube Years

Connor and former O2L member/friend of Connor's, Jc Caylen joined a collab channel called Cool Collab Bro, on October 4, 2011, that ended months later due to nothing happening. Also, Connor lived with Jc Caylen, Kian Lawley, and Ricky Dillon thru the years of 2013-2014, the fellow O2L members, Trevor and Sam did not live with them because they were too young. Connor and the others all moved out of the O2L house because he left O2L. Connor soon started doing meet-ups with O2L and became more and more noticed, so with that he has charity fundraisers. Connor has worker with, The Trevor Project, and The Thirst Project. With that Connor has saved hundred-thousands lives. Connpr has also recived and won awards due to the good things he's done and because his YouTube Videos were high quality and great and funny to watch.

Connor's Interests

Connor likes Starbucks, cats, The Fault In Our Stars, John Green, Arizona tea, shopping, sports, and YouTube.

Breaking and Scars

Connor got 12 stitches when he was 8 years old, he now has a C-shaped scar. Connor also broke his thumb when he smashed it into a wall while swimming back stroke.