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The Magcon boys are a group of boys who got famous while using the Vine social network. The group was formed by mostly acting and musical talents. These youngsters are social media stars and award-winning personalities who are having the time of their lives touring the world.

Magcon Boys Wiki

The name MAGCON is an abbreviation for Meeting and Greeting Convention, Magcon Boys was a tour group formed by popular Viners in September 2013. Vine was a short-form video hosting service, owned by Twitter, the app helps users make and share six-second fun videos. It was founded by Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll. The app made waves and grew bigger than the inventors expected. Users of the app are known as Viners. From feel-good funny videos, Vine became a creative platform for showcasing all kinds of talents.

The Magcon boys were beneficiaries of this app. With their diverse talents and growing fame, they came together to form a touring group which helps them meet one on one with their fans around the world.

Names, Bio, Birthdays And Quick Facts

1. Cameron Alexander Dallas

Cameron is an actor, TV and internet personality. His fame multiplied in bounds with his Vine and Youtube video uploads. Making his first media appearance on Vine, Cameron started out with uploading videos of warm and happy moments with his friends and family. In just two years, his fan base on Vine had translated to over 8 million followers. He was the 11th most followed account on Vine.

Since Vine shared videos on other social media platforms, Cameron grew all the more popular on Twitter and Instagram with 11.3 million and 21 million followers respectively. So far Cameron has featured in movies and TV series such as Neighbor’s 2: Sorority Rising, Expelled, NBC’s American Odyssey, The Outfield, amongst others. He currently runs a reality show on Netflix, Chasing Cameron.

Cameron was born and raised in California by his mom, Gina Dallas. He also has an older sister, Sierra Dallas. Cameron has a Scottish, German and Mexican background.

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: September 8, 1994

Height: 5 ft 7 inches (1.75 m)

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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2. Shawn Raul Peter Mendes

Shawn is a Canadian born singer and songwriter. He also plays the guitar and the piano. The Magcon boy has a European-Portuguese background. He is known for his hit songs Stitches, Life of the Party and Treat You Better. Shawn started posting song covers on Vine in 2013. From there, he was discovered and signed to Island record label.

In 2015 he launched his debut studio album titled Handwritten. Later on in 2016, he launched a second album Illuminate. Both albums have reportedly made a Billboard 200 record for the star. He is one of the few to top the chart under 18.

His parents are Manuel, a Portuguese businessman, and Karen Mendes. Shawn also has a sister Aaliyah who was also successful on Vine. Aside from his musical career, Shawn is a young philanthropist who leads the way in charitable causes in America and beyond.

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: August 8, 1998

Height: 6 ft 2 inch (1.88 m)

Zodiac Sign: Leo

3. Hamilton Nash Grier

Nash was born and raised in North Carolina where he had his education in Davidson Day School. In his freshman year, he used the newly invented Vine to upload comic videos. This attracted lots of followers, making him popular. He has millions of followers on his various social media accounts. Nash has 4.7 million YouTube subscribers.

The former member of the Magcon boys quit the group alongside Cameron and others to focus on building their careers. Nash Grier has his own website and has launched mobile games and some other social media apps. He also has a clothing line United XXVI.

Even in the midst of his fame, Grier continued and completed his high school education online. Having self-taught himself the rudiments of video editing, the star has also begun to direct music videos.

Grier’s parents are Chad Grier and Elizabeth Floyd. He has a half-sister, Skylynn and 2 brothers- Will Grier and Hayes Grier. Skylynn and Hayes have been part of internet career experiences.

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: December 28, 1997

Height: 6 ft (1.83 m)

Birth Sign: Capricorn

4. Jack Finnegan Gilinsky

Born in Omaha, Nebraska Jack Gilinsky is fondly known as one half of the Jack & Jack duo. Together with his kindergarten friend, Jack Jackson, the two have been responsible for the release of 11 singles topping both iTunes and Billboard Charts and have sold over 1.3 million songs.

Jack Gilinsky studied at Omaha Westside High School. The actor and producer is known for his work in the movies Janoskians: Untold and Untrue, Jack & Jack the Movie and Come on #MakeItHappy. After 20-years of friendship, the close friends and gamers have shared in each other’s dreams and successes. Their internet career started with video uploads of their songs on Vine. Jack made a great impression with the Nerd Vandals video clip.

In time, they launched their YouTube channel MotherFalconQuagmire. The duo jointly has over 23 million followers on social media. Jack Finnegan Gilinsky has two sisters- Molly and Laura Gilinsky. His parents are David Gilinsky and Katherine Finnegan.

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: September 10, 1995

Height: 5 ft 8 inches (1.78 m)

Birthplace: Nebraska

Birth Sign: Virgo

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5. Carter McCoy Reynolds

Born in North Carolina, Carter Reynolds is one of the original members of the Magcon boys group. His parents are Jeanie and Jeremy Reynolds. He has a twin sister, Kayla. Both attended  Jimmy C. Draughn High School in Valdese, North Carolina.

Carter partly has a Korean origin. He started out making vines for his fans. Today he has millions of followers on his social media accounts.

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: May 24, 1996

Height: 5 ft 8 inches (1.73 m)

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

6. Taylor Michael Caniff

Taylor was born in Indiana. He became famous by uploading 6 seconds funny clips on Vine. Currently, he features on Cameron Dallas’ reality show, Chasing Cameron. The American internet and Instagram star has 3 siblings: Kellie Caniff Bruce, Tristen Caniff and Jordan Caniff. His father is identified as Kevin Caniff. 

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: February 3, 1996

Height: 5 ft 9 inches (1.75 m)

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

7. Aaron Braden Carpenter

Aaron is an actor, model and singer who hails from Brantford, Louisiana but currently lives in LA, California. Before his big-time fame after he appeared on Dallas’s Netflix reality show, Chasing Cameron, Aaron was famous on Instagram for uploading pictures… so much for his good looks.

His parents are Brandy Carpenter and Becky Anderson. Aaron has an older sister Candice and a brother Dustyn. 

He is estimated to be worth $1 million.

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: October 5, 1998

Height: 5 ft 8 inches (1.78 m)

Zodiac Sign: Libra

8. Matthew Lee Espinosa

The Magcon boys member, actor and author Mathew was born and raised in Woodbridge, Virginia. His parents are Laura and Rafael Espinosa. Matthew has 3 siblings- 2 brothers and 1 sister- Dylan, Ryan and Kristen Espinosa. He is an avid social media user with over 5 million followers on Instagram, 1 million on Facebook and over 4 million on Twitter. The Viner and YouTube famed star based on a 2016 estimate, is worth $2.5 Million.

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: July 7, 1997

Height: 5 ft 11 inches (1.8 m)

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

9. Jack Edward Johnson

Meet the other half of the Jack & Jack team. After creating his Vine account, Jack teamed up with Jack Gilinsky to launch the Jack & Jack account. Together they released hit singles like Flights, Wild Life and Paradise (Never Change). Their Vine channel created cover songs and comic videos. The inseparable friends also created a YouTube channel to broaden their internet career and have about 1.5 million followers.

Jack is an internet star, actor, singer and songwriter. He was born in Nebraska but lives in Los Angeles. He attended Omaha Westside High School. His parents are John and Jennifer Johnson. He also has a brother, Jeff. Jack who is also a member of Music Stars and has amassed a net worth of $1.5 million.

Other Quick Facts

Birthday: March 24, 1996

Height: 5 ft 8 inches (1.78 m)

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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