Brandon was born May 24, 1995 in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the son of Mike Stewart and Melanie Tomlinson Stewart. Brandon was raised with his two brothers, Ryan and Tyler Stewart, in Carrollton, Kentucky and attended Carroll County Public Schools.
He took piano and voice lessons at eight years old, and soon after, found himself on stage by the age of fourteen, appearing as Danny Zuko in a sold out run of "Grease," the musical. After several other musicals later, including "Hello Dolly" and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," Brandon went on to open for George Jones on his Farewell Tour. By his senior year of high school, he made it on the 12th Season of American Idol following his audition in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Brandon graduated Carroll County High School in May 2013 and attended college at Bellarmine University before moving to Los Angeles to attend film school. During Brandon's first year in LA, he played lead in over 40 short films, landed two pilots and won his first award at Underground Film Festival in 2015.
After landing a supporting role in the MBC original series, "Cut" that peaked as the #1 comedy in the Middle East, Brandon's "Future World" released starring James Franco, Lucy Liu, Snoop Dogg and other powerhouse icons. Soon after he signed with Awesomeness TV in a brand deal for his YouTube channel, pouring out award winning content that won a collegiate Emmy, multiple Atlanta Film Festival nominations, an AT&T festival honor and more. When Viacom acquired Awesomeness, he landed under the Viacom umbrella leading to his launch of digital production and distribution studio, Brandon TV at the top of 2020.
Brandon resides in Los Angeles. He recently wrapped his new feature film, "Moondance" in theaters now, and will return to the Grammy affiliated judging panel on the #1 competition short form series, "Shine" for Season 3 this Fall. His new TV show "Rusty Camel," premieres on April 8th, 2020. His team at BTV are in development for new shows, "Red, White & You," "Getaway," "Drylands" and "Crestmore" all set for production this year.
"Nothing makes me happier than inspiring others to live their dream."
- Brandon Stewart