Trevi Moran

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Trevi Moran
Trevor Moran by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Moran at VidCon in 2014
Born
Trevor Moran

(1998-09-30) September 30, 1998 (age 24)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • YouTuber
Musical career
Genres
YouTube information
Channel
Years active2009–present
Subscribers1.38 million[1]
Total views106 million[1]
NetworkUnited Talent Agency

Last updated: December 13, 2020

Trevi Moran (formerly known as Trevor Moran; September 30, 1998) is an American singer and YouTube personality. She rose to fame after participating in The X Factor in 2012 at the age of 13. As of April 2020, Moran's YouTube channel surpassed 1.4 million subscribers.

Early life[edit]

Moran was born in Poway, California, on September 30, 1998.[2] She has an older brother.[3] Moran first joined YouTube in 2008 at age 10, where she began uploading videos of herself dancing to popular songs at the Apple Store, titled "Apple Store Dances".[4][5] In August 2012, Moran joined the YouTuber group Our2ndLife along with Connor Franta, JC Caylen, Kian Lawley, Ricky Dillon, and Sam Pottorff, which hit three million subscribers before disbanding in December 2014.[6]

Career[edit]

In 2012, Moran first garnered attention when auditioning for The X Factor with the LMFAO song "Sexy and I Know It" (2011) at age thirteen. Moran received four votes from the judges, but was later eliminated during the "Boot Camp" stage.[7] She was then chosen to be part of the live auditions held in San Francisco.[8] In early September 2013, Moran released her debut major-label single entitled "Someone".[9] 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 number 25.[10][11] In June 2014, Moran released a single titled "Echo"[12] and later another three singles titled "XIAT", "Now or Never", and "Slay"[13] from her EP titled XIAT. On December 9, Moran released her debut EP XIAT charting at number one on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart.[14]

Personal life[edit]

On October 9, 2015, Moran publicly came out as gay in a YouTube video.[15] In December 2017, she announced that, during the year, she underwent what she called an "identity crisis" and questioned whether she may be transgender before concluding that, at that time, she was not.[16]

On June 6, 2020, Moran came out as transgender; she had begun the process of medically transitioning two months prior.[17]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
Heat

[18]
US
Indie

[19]
XIAT 1 17
Alive
  • Released: January 22, 2016
  • Label: Gotham Alpha
  • Format: Digital download
1 10
Freedom
  • Released: July 3, 2020
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Dance/
Elec.

[20]
US
Dance/
Elec.
Digital

[20]
"Bust the Floor" 2011 Non-album
singles
"Someone" 2013 38 26
"The Dark Side" 24 18
"Echo" 2014 XIAT
"XIAT"
"I Wanna Fly" 2015 Alive
"Let's Roll"
"Got Me Feelin' Like" 2016
"Get Me Through the Night"
"Sinner" 2017
"Bad Bitch" 2018
"On My Own" 2019
"Now You Got Me" 2019
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist
Title Year Album
"Steal the Show"
(Ricky Dillon featuring Trevor Moran)
2015 Gold

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2012 The X-Factor Herself Season 2 contestant
2014 Astronauts@ 2 episodes
2016 Shane & Friends Season 1, episode 31
2016 Zall Good Season 2, episode 5
2017 Apologies in Advance with Andrea Russett Season 1, episode 1
2017 Hey Qween Season 5, episode 9

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2014 Jack & Jack the Movie Uncredited role Documentary
2015 #O2LFOREVER Herself

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice Web Star: Comedy Herself Won
2015 Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star Nominated[A]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Moran failed to win the award, ranking second after Christina Grimmie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About TreviMoran". YouTube.
  2. ^ Moran, Trevor. "DRAW MY LIFE // Trevor Moran". Trevor Moran. Retrieved March 26, 2014.
  3. ^ Avants, Maggie (September 28, 2012). "Temecula's Trevor Moran Makes 'THE X FACTOR' Cut". Temecula Patch. Retrieved December 16, 2014.
  4. ^ Park, Andrea. "Trevor Moran: YouTube star grows into pop singer". Metro. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved March 26, 2014.
  5. ^ Jackson, Jhoni (July 6, 2018). "After 10 Years on YouTube, Trevor Moran Has No Regrets". Paper. Archived from the original on November 23, 2020. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  6. ^ @RickyPDillon (June 24, 2015). "thank you for 3 million subscribers on the O2L channel!!! We may not upload videos on that channel anymore but that still means the world💙" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  7. ^ Grant, Stacey (June 9, 2016). "Trevor Moran Reveals the Hidden Dark Side of The X Factor". MTV News. Archived from the original on November 10, 2020. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  8. ^ "X Factor San Fran Auditions Get Silly Sexy With Trevor Moran!". PerezHilton. Archived from the original on March 26, 2014. Retrieved March 26, 2014.
  9. ^ Woods, Casey. "Trevor Moran Flirts up a Storm in 'someone' Music Video". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved March 26, 2014.
  10. ^ Woods, Casey. "Trevor Moran Is a Victim of Love in 'The Dark Side': Listen". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved March 26, 2014.
  11. ^ Murray, Gordan. "Daft Punk Darts Up Dance Charts Post-Grammys". billboard.com/. Billboard. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
  12. ^ Perricone, Kathleen. "Trevor Moran Treats DigiFest NYC Crowd to Original Songs: Videos". Ryan Seacrest. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  13. ^ "Trevor Moran's 'XIAT': Exclusive Song Premiere and Q&A". Billboard. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  14. ^ "Trevor Moran Billboard Heatseakers". billboard.com. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
  15. ^ Price, Lydia. "YouTube Star Trevor Moran Comes Out as Gay in New Video: 'I Was in a Glass Closet'". People. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  16. ^ Furdyk, Brent (December 6, 2017). "YouTube Star Explains Why He Changed His Mind And No Longer Wants To Be Transgender: 'So Lonely And Very Confused'". etcanada.com. Retrieved February 15, 2018.
  17. ^ Oliveira, Nelson (June 8, 2020). "YouTube star Trevi Moran comes out as transgender". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on June 13, 2020. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  18. ^ US Heatseekers Albums peaks:
  19. ^ US Independent Albums peaks:
  20. ^ a b "Trevor Moran – Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved October 22, 2016.

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