The dapper and dashing Sawyer has emerged as a brilliant director, scriptwriter and vlogger on the currently trending YouTube channel, ‘sawyerhartman.’ His brilliant photographic skills and depth for details has made his channel attract 1.8 million subscribers. His intriguing short films, video challenges, ‘thru my eyes’ and ‘ask Sawyer’ videos have earned him a spot as one of the most talented YouTubers of his time. Making the most of this opportunity, this 26-year-old is worth $1.5 million today. He is a visionary and has strived hard to reach where he is. Waking up to inspirational dreams and carving his films around them is something ordinary for Sawyer. He has a whopping 827K fan following on Twitter, 740K fans on Instagram and more than 516K on Facebook. His best collaboration was with Tyler Oakley, in a video called ‘Drunk Spelling Bee’ which earned him more than 4 million views.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
At the age of 18, Sawyer left college and moved to LA in the hopes of becoming an actor. He encountered difficulties along the way until he stumbled upon YouTube. He soon realized his love for shooting and recording and discovered his real happiness rested in directing. He decided to take it up seriously and began collaborating with other YouTubers. Eventually he met Jonathan Coco and directing short films took off from there for him. His first film ‘Welcome to Tokyo’ was shot and released in 2014. It was well received and earned him sufficient recognition for him to go on to direct and produce his second short film ‘Parallax’ the same year. In 2015, he did another short film ‘The Parallax Theory’ a Sci Fi, which is his most distinguished work till now. It is a 90-minute short film that has left the world wondering if “humans are a doomed race.” Thus, he has sealed his spot and is serious about direction; today he is currently working on projects outside of YouTube with traditional networks and has huge upcoming projects. We can’t wait to watch them! After all he has proven his talent, even without receiving any formal film making training.
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What Makes Sawyer Hartman So Special
Women around the globe already have their hearts skipping a beat over this good looking and chiseled young man. However, his intelligence seems to make him all the more irresistible. He has electrifying passion towards his work and has dedicated all his time to shape and build his career. Direction has become his life; taking a break from his work makes him uncomfortable, for he has found his true love behind the camera and wants to continue to provide excellent work to his fans. He is a humanitarian at heart, with his main aim in life being to contribute to peace in the world. He loves animals and cherishes all the relationships he has, whether it bewith family or friends.
Sawyer calls himself a “nerd’, he crushes over cameras and is a fanatic for software. As seen in his videos, he loves travelling around the world and wants to explore the universe. He prefers to direct dramatic films, and his favorite movies are horror movies. Music touches his soul; he loves listening to the 1960’s rock music as it makes him happy. As a child he loved dressing up and entertaining his parents and family. His favorite food is fondue and Reece’s peanut butter cups. He takes inspiration from Leonardo Di Caprio.
Behind The Curtains
He was born in Atlanta to Karen and Jim Hartman, a pilot. He is a momma’s boy and loved watching James Bond movies with his father while eating Oreo on the couch. However, childhood happiness didn’t stay with him for long as his parents got divorced when he was only seven years old. He hardly got to meet his father a lot after that. But his parents have been instrumental in shaping his life as he has been inspired by both of them. His grandmother Dorothy, who he calls “Da” moved in with them, and he grew very fond of her. His best friend is his childhood companion Matt Onofrey, and the two still stand by each other through thick and thin. When he moved to LA after leaving college midway, he was very lonely. So he got himself a companion in his dog, Hitch. He used to talk to him for hours and even today has intense conversations with him. He thenmet Joey Graceffa, who became hisroommate and his family too. He is currently dating the gorgeous movie star Angelique and the two are going strong.
His ex-girlfriend, Blair Fowler also a YouTuber introduced him to YouTube and encouraged him to create his own channel. They are still friends and he owes his success to her.