Trevor Moran

Trevor Moran

Personal information
Born Trevor Michael Moran
(1998-09-30) September 30, 1998
Poway, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Residence Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Singer and YouTube personality
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
YouTube information
Channel iTr3vor
Years active 2009–present
Subscribers 1.26 million subscribers
(September 30, 2016)
Total views 55.2 million views
(September 30, 2016)
Network United Talent Agency
Associated acts

Trevor Michael Moran (born September 30, 1998) is an American recording artist, singer, YouTube personality and X Factor contestant. As of August 2016, Moran's YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers.

Early life

Trevor Michael Moran was born in Poway, California in 1998[1] to Nicole and Tim Moran. He has one brother named Blake.[2] Trevor first joined YouTube in 2008 at age 10. He began uploading videos of himself dancing to popular songs at the Apple Store.[3] (These videos became known as 'Apple Store Dances'.) In August 2012, he joined a collab channel on YouTube known as O2L (Our2ndLife) with members Connor Franta, Justin 'Jc' Caylen, Kian Lawley, Ricky Dillon, and Sam Pottorff, which hit 3 million subscribers after disbanding in December 2014.[4]


In 2012, Moran auditioned for The X Factor by performing LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It" at age thirteen. Moran received four votes from the judges, but was later eliminated during the "Boot Camp" stage.[5] He was then chosen to be part of the live auditions held in San Francisco.[6] In early September, Moran released his debut single entitled "Someone".[7] In early December 2013, Moran released another single, entitled "The Dark Side" with much success and entered the Billboard Dance/Electronic Digital Songs chart at #25.[8][9] In June 2014, Moran released a single titled "Echo"[10] and later another 3 singles titled "XIAT" (pronounced "anxiety"), "Now or Never," and "Slay"[11] from his EP titled XIAT. On December 9, Moran released his debut EP XIAT charting at number 1 on US Heat. In June 2015, Moran released his new single "I Wanna Fly."

On November 23, 2015, Moran released a music video for "Let's Roll," where he features his friend and fellow YouTube personality, Lia Marie Johnson.

On December 28, 2015, Ricky Dillon released "Steal the Show" on his album GOLD where Moran was featured with the former Our2ndLife member.

On January 22, 2016, Moran released his second EP Alive with 3 singles titled "Got Me Feelin' Like," "I Wanna Fly" and "Let's Roll." In February 2016, Moran went on the Alive + GOLD tour, also with former O2L member Ricky DIllon. In March 2016, Moran released the music video for "Got Me Feelin' Like." In September 2016, Moran officially released the song and then later that month the music video for "Get Me Through the Night"

Personal life

On October 9, 2015, Moran publicly came out as gay in a YouTube video.[12]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Outcome Notes
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice Web Star: Comedy Himself Won N/A
2015 Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star N/A Nominated Runner-up to Christina Grimmie


Extended plays

Title Album details Peak chart positions


XIAT 1 17
  • Released: January 22, 2016
  • Label: Gotham Alpha
  • Format: Digital download
1 10


Year Single Album
2011 "Bust the Floor"[15] Non-album singles
2013 "Someone"
"The Dark Side"
2014 "Echo" XIAT
2015 "I Wanna Fly" Alive
"Let's Roll"[16]
2015 "Steal the Show" GOLD by Ricky Dillon
2016 "Got Me Feelin' Like" Alive
"Get Me Through the Night" TBA



Year Film Role Notes
2015 #O2LFOREVER[17] Self Documentary


  1. Moran, Trevor. "DRAW MY LIFE // Trevor Moran". Trevor Moran. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  2. Avants, Maggie. "Temecula's Trevor Moran Makes 'THE X FACTOR' Cut". Temecula Patch. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  3. Park, Andrea. "Trevor Moran: YouTube star grows into pop singer". Metro. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  4. "Ricky Dillon on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  5. "X Factor's Trevor Moran Does The Apple Store Dance". PerezHilton. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  6. "X Factor San Fran Auditions Get Silly Sexy With Trevor Moran!". PerezHilton. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  7. Woods, Casey. "Trevor Moran Flirts up a Storm in 'someone' Music Video". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  8. Woods, Casey. "Trevor Moran Is a Victim of Love in 'The Dark Side': Listen". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  9. Murray, Gordan. "Daft Punk Darts Up Dance Charts Post-Grammys". Billboard. Retrieved 6 June 2014. External link in |website= (help)
  10. Perricone, Kathleen. "Trevor Moran Treats DigiFest NYC Crowd to Original Songs: Videos". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  11. "Trevor Moran's 'XIAT': Exclusive Song Premiere and Q&A". Billboard. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  12. Price, Lydia. "YouTube Star Trevor Moran Comes Out as Gay in New Video: 'I Was in a Glass Closet'". People. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  13. US Heatseekers Albums peaks:
  14. US Independent Albums peaks:
  15. "Trevor Moran on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  16. Kelly, Nic. "Trevor Moran's EP 'Alive' is out January 22 & new single Let's Roll is coming Nov 24 (!)". Project U. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  17. Dickey, Josh. "'Our 2nd Life' Documentary Will Go Inside the Lives of the YouTube Supergroup". Mashable. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
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