Known as the saviour of Brighton for his developing in the seaside town, he appeared on the reality show in 2012 helping at a charity called FLAG (Family Links Around Grimsby).Following his appearance on the show, he told Sussex Life about the emotional impact of meeting parents who'd named a charity after their dead daughter, after his own son, Brian, had died aged 13.
At the time the group and the singer were both signed to PMR Records, but after releasing his own singles, Sam made his debut album, In The Lonely Hour.
The album hit number one in the UK in 2014, and his catchy string of tracks saw him start to feature on US TV.
Brandon has also starred in numerous plays, including Much Ado About Nothing and The Crucible.
It's not clear exactly when Brandon met singer Sam Smith, but they have been spotted getting VERY cosy in New York.
Mike Holland and his site foreman Grant Oakes were handed nine-month prison sentences after a jury found them responsible for Dave Clark.
Holland, of King’s Road, Brighton, and Oakes, of Elm Drive, Hove, were found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence.
BRANDON Flynn's big break came in hit Netflix drama, 13 Reasons Why.
He's also known for his high-profile boyfriend after Sam Smith confirmed the two were dating - but who is he? Brandon Flynn, 24, was born October 11, 1993, and is an American actor.
Holland was ordered to pay £35,000 in court costs while Oakes must pay £10,000.