Whether you believe it or not, Thomas Sanders has made his mark in the sands of the American entertainment industry. The iconic internet personality has garnered much fame through uploading comedy sketches on YouTube, Vine, and Instagram. He has built a huge fan base on social media, thus, earning some awards to his name.
It might interest you to know that the youngster isn’t just a YouTube comedian; he is also a talented actor, scriptwriter, and singer. He has released several hit singles and has appeared in several musicals such as Heathers: The Musical, Singin’ in the Rain, and Les Miserables. In addition, he has guest-starred in Disney Channel show titled Bizaardvark and has worked as a co-anchor of the Disney XD show titled Walk the Prank. Learn more about Thomas Sanders, his sexuality, and girlfriend below.
Thomas Sanders’ Bio
Born in Gainesville, Florida on April 24, 1989, Sanders was raised in a core Catholic family. He is the third of four siblings as he has two older brothers named Christian and Patrick, as well as a younger brother named Shea. During his middle school, Thomas developed a keen interest in singing and theatre. He often appeared in several dramas and singing competitions organized by his school. He went on to graduate from the University of Florida where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering in 2011. While at the University, he also worked at the Gainesville community theater and after his graduation; he started working with an Engineering firm and also combined it with a part-time job in the theatre.
Social Media Career
Sanders joined the online video sharing community, Vine as Foster_Dawg in April 2013. He started uploading several funny videos on his Vine channel and he garnered fame following his ability to mimic people. In his first viral video, Thomas was mimicking Stewart Griffin, an online character from the animated series Family Guy. He got his breakthrough when he started a live video series titled Narrating People’s Lives. Thomas is also popular for hosting the Disney Channel series titled Pranks with Friends, Musicals in Real Life, Misleading Compliments, Shoutout Sunday, and Pokemon Pranks, among others.
Through his constant engagement with his fans; Sander’s vine account became the 17th most followed account on Vine with over five million followers in 2015. Following the shutdown of the online video sharing community in January 2017, the internet star continued to make short videos on Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. He created popular hashtags such as FanArtFriday, SupremeArtSunday, and SuperArtSaturday.
Furthermore, before joining Vine, Sanders was already on YouTube as of 2007. He opened his first official YouTube account in 2009 after which he started uploading several video contents including comedy, musical, social justice, and pranks. Sanders has collaborated with other popular YouTubers such as The Gregory Brothers, Anthony Padilla, Lilly Singh, and Hanna Hart, just to mention a few. He further started a YouTube series titled Sanders Sides in 2016.
Asides from his social media career, Sanders is also a talented singer and has released several singles including Snow in Venice in 2013 and Proud of Your Boy in 2015. Alongside John Cozart, he released RIP Vine: A Song in 2016 and the following year, he released Tomorrow Never Came, among others. He appeared as a guest on the Disney Channel series titled Bizaardvark in 2017; after which he anchored a special episode of Walk the Prank alongside David Lopez.
Is Thomas Sanders Gay?
While there have been lots of speculations swirling about the sexuality of many celebrities. Thomas Sanders has also been caught in the web such speculations since he has portrayed both bisexual, straight, and gay characters in his videos. This has aroused a desire in many of his fans and they have been itching to know about his love life and relationships but are getting fewer answers instead.
However, coming out from the closet, the star made a shocking revelation regarding his sexuality in June 2017. He revealed that he is gay, and although most of his fans were taken aback, he has been accepted for who he is. Thomas Sanders has joined the long list of celebrities who have come out openly to reveal their sexual orientation and since then, he has aligned himself with the LGBT community.
Who is The Boyfriend or Girlfriend?
Since Sanders revealed his sexual orientation; some of his fans have come to accept it while others have wanted him to reveal who his partner is. However, Thomas Sanders hasn’t been so vocal about his sexuality in his videos. He enjoys keeping his personal life away from the limelight. Currently, he is not in any known relationship; he might have been in a few relationships but enjoys keeping them under wraps. As a matter of fact, he is focused on reaching the climax of his career.