Thomas Sanders is a YouTube star who came to fame for his famous videos on Vine where he appeared as Foster Dawg. It was Vine that helped this young man find fame before it was dissolved later. He later went all in for YouTube and has been posting a lot of videos on the platform. His videos on YouTube feature artists like Lilly Singh and this has made his channel extremely successful.
Whilst on Vine, Sanders was known for his amazing songs, comedy sketches, and pranks. He has even been able to win three awards and was nominated for a Teen Choice Award. Let us now get to know a bit more about this creative young lad.
Thomas Sanders: Early Life and Education
Thomas Foley Sanders was born on the 24th of April, 1989, in Gainesville, Florida. He grew up alongside three other siblings- Patrick, Christian, and Shea. Sanders comes from a family of Irish descent full of devoted Catholics. The religious family made regular attendance to church and their faith was strong.
Now coming to her academics, Sanders went on to join a high school in Gainesville. He later joined the University of Florida and graduated from the institution with a Bachelors degree in chemical engineering. He was, however, showing his passion for acting and singing from a very young age.
Thomas Sanders: Career
Sanders first came to Vine as Forster-Dawg and he was an instant hit. The ex-Viner ended up gaining a million followers on the platform and a lot of it was due to his Stevie Griffin impression that went viral. He is also famous for his popular series “Musicals in Real Life”, “Narrating People’s Life” and “Misleading Complements”. These videos helped him gain over 8 million followers on Vine.
However, like all good things, it had to come it an end. His time on Vine was a brief one but a successful one after Twitter closed it down. He next switched to YouTube and started gaining more popularity than ever. Today, Sanders has just over 2.9 million subscribers to his name. He has been popular for his personas “Dad” and “Disney Prince.” Surprisingly, he is famous off internet too. He has been performing as a theatre actor and dreams of making it in the silver screen. Thomas has been a very hard working individual and for that, he has won the best YouTube Comedian in Shorty Awards.
Thomas Sanders: Personal Life
Now coming to his personal life, there have been questions regarding his sexuality. Many believe that this YouTube star is a homosexual and as you can all guess, the internet went crazy over this theory. While many believe that he is a straight man, there have been more people who think Sanders is gay.
If you can remember, there was a video by Thomas in 2017 where he, with his LGBT friends celebrated the pride month. This cleared things up more, and also the doubts regarding his sexuality. He openly came out stating that he is gay. Despite confirmations about his sexuality, we are yet to know if this icon has a boyfriend. We hope he does and we wish the very best for Sanders.
Thomas Sanders: Net Worth and Social Media
Thomas Sanders is one of the biggest names on YouTube and has been for some years now. He began his journey with Vine and then set out for more with YouTube. Today his net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. He makes most of his money from his videos on YouTube but endorsements have also been a good source for his income.
Evidently, Sanders is extremely active on social media platforms. He has over 660k followers on Twitter, 2.9 million subscribers on YouTube and 2.6 million on Instagram. The numbers keep rising and people just can’t get enough of this young talent.