Who is Brenden LaTarte?
Brenden LaTarte is an American Instagram star, TikTok star, and social media influencer. He has gained fame for posting selfies and fashion and lifestyle photos on his Instagram account, @brendenlatarte. A Michigan native, Brenden grew up alongside his twin brother Tyler. As a child, he was deeply interested in both indoor and outdoor activities. He has been part of his school’s lacrosse program and has harboured a deep passion for photography. A martial arts enthusiast, he holds a 3rd-degree black belt in Taekwondo. After reaching adolescence, his aspirations to succeed as a model and actor started to surface. He began posting on his Instagram account in July 2017. Since then, he has accumulated over a hundred thousand followers on the platform. He is even more popular on TikTok, on which he has over half a million followers and millions of hearts. He is active on Twitter and has over a thousand followers there. In 2017, he made his screen debut in the action-adventure indie film ‘Wood Dan’.
Rise to Fame
The oldest photograph on his Instagram handle was posted on July 12, 2017. In the picture, he can be seen lying on a log with Lake Michigan in the background. On 29 July, he shared a picture of himself at the Traverse City Beach, Michigan. On 6 October, he uploaded a picture with his brother and mother. In the accompanying caption, he wished his mother a happy birthday. On 1 November, he and his brother posed for a photograph with fellow social media personality Tayson Madkour during their trip to Los Angeles, California.
Brenden started posting videos on his @brendenlatarte account on TikTok sometime in late 2018. His first upload was set to the original sound created by fellow TikTok user @itzkir (Kirsten Taylor). The accompanying caption reads, “Hey! Tag ur friends I made a personal.” In his next post, he seemingly undergoes a drastic change in his physical appearance with Max’s track ‘Wrong’ (ft. Lil Uzi Vert) playing in the background. He has also performed to DJ Flex’s ‘Down in the DM’. In October 2018, he responded to @kotachumu’s introduce yourself challenge. In his performance to Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin’s track ‘I Like It’, his brother Tyler made his debut appearance on the page. They also performed together to Darkohtrash’s rendition of the track ‘I just want to be the one you love’. Brenden has made TikTok duets with the likes of his brother, @jessi101love, @sydney_wag, @elizabeth_shakes, @margooxo, and @mahoito.
Brenden had his screen debut in writer/director Kevin Big K Taylor’s 2017 film ‘Wood Dan’. A loose sequel to Taylor’s debut cinematic venture ‘Red Ninja the Sister Hood’, ‘Wood Dan’ is set 50 years after the events of the other film. The story revolves around the legendary four masters of the art of Wood Dan. There is also a town named Wood Dan, where the only wooden weapons in the world are produced. The Golden Manual, an instruction book by the famed master Golden Hands, has not been yet found and many powerful people are still looking for it. Brenden was cast as Slush in the film. Tyler was also part of the movie, portraying the role of Po. Some of the other members of the cast are Ibraham Ahmed, Andrew Antolin, Nathan Antolin, Paul Antolin, Gidron Azaria, Brenda Bell, Jessica Katie Brady, and Russell Brittani.
He is currently being represented by DMM Management. His and his brother’s merchandise collection is available at TC Social Club.
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Family & Personal Life
Brenden LaTarte was born on May 8, 2001, in the United States of America. He and his brother are known together on social media as the LaTarte twins. His mother’s name is Rebecca, and he has another brother besides Tyler. They are presently residing in Midland, Michigan.
Besides playing lacrosse and being a 3rd-degree black belt in Taekwondo, Brenden has also been trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.