Harland Morenstein, often known as Harley or as ‘Sauce Boss,’ is a Canadian actor and internet celebrity who rose to prominence thanks to his YouTube program, ‘Epic Meal Time.’ His parents are of Jewish descent and have made their home in Canada. His FYI television spin-off, ‘Epic Meal Empire,’ premiered in 2014 and is still on the air today. The show is a mix of comedy and useful recipes and nutrition information. He’s famed for his six-foot-six-inch size and beard, which spurred him to make a viral Vine on beard shaving. He has a vlog channel with over 300,000 subscribers where he talks about his personal life and work. He’s also appeared in a few music videos and films, including Freddie Wong’s ‘Video Game High School’ video series and the ‘Moose Jaws’ Canadian Horror Trilogy. He has made a number of endorsements, including a commercial for Ubisoft’s music video game ‘Just Dance 4’. Harley has written two cookbooks in addition to his acting career and web series.
Early Years and Childhood
Harley Morenstein was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on July 20, 1985. His ancestors were Jews. His forefathers and mothers immigrated to Canada and became citizens of the country. He and his brother, Darren, were raised together.
From the time he was a youngster, Harley had been tall and muscular. He enjoyed cooking as a hobby as a child. His brother was influenced by him, and they later collaborated on a culinary channel on YouTube.
He attended Dawson College before graduating from McGill University with a Bachelor’s degree in Education. He was particularly fond of history.
His parents were conservative by nature, yet they encouraged him to go out and work.
The Career of Harley
Harley Morenstein began his career at Lakeside Academy in Lachine as a substitute history teacher. He continues to enroll in classes on a part-time basis.
In his leisure time, he dabbled with the internet because he had always wanted to be in the show industry.
He was seen eating a six-patty, 18-bacon strip cheeseburger in one of his early movies, which he filmed with his friends. The video went viral because of the size of the burger and Harley’s unpolished appearance.
In 2010, he and Sterling Toth co-founded the YouTube series “Epic Meal Time.” There are currently over seven million subscribers and 300 episodes on the channel.
The success of the show can be gauged by its guest stars, which include actors and comedians Seth Rogen and Tony Hawk, as well as Arnold Schwarzenegger, a professional skateboarder, and actor.
Because of the success of his cooking show, he and his brother established ‘NextTime Productions’ in Los Angeles. In 2014, he created the spin-off TV show ‘Epic Meal Empire,’ which continues to air on FYI television every Tuesday.
Harley is the star of his show, which includes footage of individuals shopping, cooking, and sampling various cuisines.
In 2013, Harley started a Vine on beard shaving after spending a lot of time experimenting on the internet. He got well-known on Vine because of his distinctive beard and towering stature. He was inspired by his fame to start Vlogging in earnest.
In no time, his Vlog channel, which showcases his daily life with his dog, girlfriend, and members of his food channels, grew to over 300,000 followers.
Morenstein has also appeared in music videos and films as an actor. In 2011, he made his debut appearance on YouTube in a video for Destorm’s song “Epic wRap.
” In Freddie Wong’s video series, ‘Video Game High School,’ he also had a role. By appearing in the promotional campaign alongside Shane Dawson, he has supported a commercial for Ubisoft’s music video game ‘Just Dance 4’.
With cameo roles in Kevin Smith’s horror-comedy films “Tusk” and “Yoga Horses,” he quickly advanced to mainstream filmmaking.
He also had a lead role in the Canadian Horror Trilogy, ‘Moose Jaws,’ and starred in the anthology film ‘Holidays.’ In 2015, he was cast in ‘Dead Rising: Watchtower,’ a zombie movie.
Work on the Big Picture
Harley rose to prominence thanks to his web series ‘Epic Meal Time’ (2010–2014), ‘Table Top’ (2013), and ‘Video Game High School’ (2012–2014).
‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,’ ‘AXS Live,’ ‘Epic Meal Empire,’ and ‘@midnight,’ where he plays himself, as well as a guest part in ‘Game Shakers,’ are among his television performances. He also provided a voice for the animated series “The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange.”
Morenstein is known for his roles in the films Sync, Tusk, Dead Rising: Watchtower, and Smosh. ‘Holidays’ and ‘Yoga Horses,’ both released in 2016, are two of his most recent films.
Achievements and Awards
In 2011, Harley’s channel ‘Epic Meal Time’ received a Shorty Award in the category of Food.
Life in General
In early 2014, Harley began dating Kyla Leon, a budding actress. She uses Instagram to share their photos. The couple seems to be content in their relationship.
His fans closely follow his vlog, which contains various information about their relationship. She’s also made multiple appearances on his television show, ‘Epic Meal Empire.’
His brother and dad are very close to him. Despite his advanced age, he appears to have no intention of committing to a long-term relationship or having children.
Estimated net worth
Harley still refers to himself as a history teacher, even though he has dabbled in a variety of professions. He has a net worth of over $6 million dollars and has four web series, three YouTube channels, and two food books in addition to his acting profession.
On his show ‘Epic Meal Time,’ Harley acquired the moniker of “Sauce Boss.” He’s a fantastic cook who specializes in high-calorie dishes that nearly always include bacon, a plethora of sauces, and some type of booze.
He was requested to make a cameo appearance in the ‘Rhett and Link’ music video ‘Rub Some Bacon On It’ in 2012 because of his fondness for bacon. Alex Perrault, David Huff, Tyler Lemco, Ameer Atari, and Josh Elkin are among his pals from his high school days who appear in his cooking series.
After starting his food show, he gained roughly 40 pounds, which he claims is in proportion to his six-foot-six-inch stature.
On Nickelodeon’s ‘Game Shakers,’ he made a guest appearance.