THE REAL MODELS ARE THE ROLE MODELS.
LGBTQ+ ADVOCATE, YOUTUBE PERSONALITY, AUTHOR, AND ENTREPRENEUR.
Connor Franta has grown from YouTube personality to global trendsetter, author, philanthropist, activist, and entrepreneur. With an expanding audience of more than 20 million, he continues to evolve into multiple arenas.
The People’s Choice Award winner for “Favorite YouTube Star” has taken his brand beyond the realms of social media. Connor launched lifestyle company Common Culture, which offers superior clothing, premium coffee and a variety of undiscovered musical talent. Connor is a dedicated supporter of GLSEN, a non-profit whose mission is to affect positive change for LGBTQ+ children in schools. Franta was also the recipient of the prestigious GLSEN Game Changer Award in 2016 for his work with and activism for LGBTQ+ youth.
Connor is a co-founder of Heard Well, the first record label powered entirely by social tastemakers. The label is responsible for introducing Grammy-nominated artists such as Anderson Paak, Daya, Odesza and Gallant and is now looking for its own artists to develop through their partnership with Sony/ATV. Earlier this year, Heard Well partnered with TuneIn to create the first 24/7 radio station powered by influencers.
“I always want to embrace both the beautiful parts of life, and the chaotic, sad, messy parts of life, too.”–CONNOR FRANTA