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Michael Sartain

Michael Sartain

Michael Sartain, Capt, USAF Ret Early Life: Michael was born on October 5th, 1977 in Dallas, Texas to Richard and Maria Adiela Sartain. His mother, a retired maternity nurse of over 40 years, is a native of Medellin, Colombia. His father, a successful financial planner who passed away in 2006, is a native of Dallas, Texas. His father's family is of Colonial British descent, immigrating to North America in the 17th century. Michael grew up in the neighborhood of Lakewood in East Dallas. He attended Woodrow Wilson High School where he was a debate champion, as well as captain of the wrestling and track teams. During college in 1996 he joined the all black Christian fraternity, Gamma Phi Delta. Michael graduated with a BBA in Management Information Systems from The University of Texas at Austin in 2000. Military Career: After 9/11 two of his Christian Fraternity brothers became aviators in the Navy and the Marine Corps. Michael joined the United States Air Force in 2004 to become a navigator on a KC-135 Stratotanker. He served four tours over seas with more than 60 combat missions over Iraq and Afghanistan. He also served as a planning officer at the Combined Air and Space Operations Center (CAOC) during the Military Surge in Afghanistan during the summer of 2009. In 2011 Michael was medically retired from the military at the rank of Captain. Life Coach: In 2008, while still in the Air Force, Michael began interning for a dating and lifestyle company. After the military, his best friend Luke Krogh convinced him to move to Las Vegas to become a dating and lifestyle coach. Luke is currently the CEO of a dating company called Elevated Pick Up. Michael is also close friends with Owen Cook, the founder and CEO of Real Social Dynamics, one of the largest in field dating companies in the world. Michael has given hundreds of speeches to thousands of men across the county dealing with the subjects of enlightenment, personal growth, happiness, health and dating. Las Vegas: Michael Sartain and his partner, entrepreneur and Las Vegas socialite Sancho Van Ryan, currently own and operate Future M3dia Group and their nightlife subsidiary, VivaVegasTV. VivaVegasTV is currently the largest nightlife event company in Las Vegas. The Michael Sartain Show: Michael currently is the host of 'The Michael Sartain Show' on YouTube. The show's subject matter is satirical with episodes such as 'Signs You Might Be A Creeper...', 'Things Women Don't Understand About Men' and 'Reasons You Might Still Be Single'. The show has been featured on several blog sites including and The Millionaire Matchmaker: On April 10th, 2014 Michael appears on season 7, episode 17 of Bravo TV's 'The Millionaire Matchmaker' along side Internet celebrity and New York socialite, Justin Ross Lee, owner of Pretentious Pocket. Interests and Hobbies: Michael currently volunteers every week for, Southern Nevada's only food bank. Several events hosted by VivaVegasTV include canned food drives to support Michael is an avid reader and listener of audiobooks. His favorite book topics are astrophysics, self improvement, social media marketing, evolutionary psychology and biographies. He has read every novel by Tom Clancy, Vince Flynn, John Grisham and several others. His favorite books are 'The Power of Now' by Eckhart Tolle, 'The One Thing' by Gary Keller, 'Catch 22' by Joseph Heller, 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series by George RR Martin, 'Pillars of the Earth' & 'World Without End' by Ken Follett, 'The Millennium Trilogy' by Stieg Larsson, 'The Snowball' (Warren Buffet's Memoirs) by Alice Schroeder, and 'Eleven Rings' by Phil Jackson. Michael is also lifelong fan of the NFL and NBA following the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks. His favorite musical genres are Dubstep, Trap Music and Southern Rap. Michael also currently works out five days a week with noted personal trainer Sidney Wilson. Social Media:

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2015 Rehab Bikini Invitational Rd 3

December 30, 2015 |

Crystal Hefner and Pauly Shore were in attendance for the final preliminary round of the Rehab Bikini Invitational. A very competitive competition. Ednyr Marie took home the $1,500 first prize with Diana Henao second and Vanessa Preciado third.


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Adam Carolla Interview

December 30, 2015 |

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Comedian Adam Carolla talks with Michael Sartain from VivaVegas.TV as well as some of the contestants of the 2015 Rehab Bikini Invitational at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas.


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2015 Rehab Bikini Invitational Rd 2

December 30, 2015 |

We had a blast at the second preliminary of the Rehab Las Vegas ‎Bikini Invitational. A special thanks to all our contestants, judges and Bellina Rebelle who made this an awesome event. Thanks to the team at Hard Rock Hotel … Read More

Moet RC Regatta at Rehab Pool

December 30, 2015 |

Several members of the Las Vegas Nightlife community gather on the last Wednesday of every month at Rehab Las Vegas to compete in the Moët & Chandon RC Regatta. Contestants receive a remote control boat that they race around the pool for three laps. … Read More

…Last Summer at the Rehab Bikini Invitational

December 30, 2015 |


Check out our interview with Crystal Hefner​ and our recap of last year’s 2014 Rehab Bikini Invitational finals. If you look closely you might even notice Sancho​ and I in the video. LADIES…it’s not too late … Read More

Playboy Photographer Justin Price Interview

July 21, 2015 |

Playboy photographer Justin Price stops by to talk to Michael Sartain and Sancho Van Ryan on ‘The VivaVegasTV Show‘.  He talks about his early motivations to become a photographer, how social media has drastically changed his business and shares some fun and interesting stories. Throughout the discussion you … Read More

Flux Pavilion Interview at Rehab Las Vegas

July 21, 2015 |

Joshua Steele, aka Flux Pavilion, music producer, singer-songwriter and co-founder of Circus Records talks with Michael Sartain of VivaVegasTV right before the first performance of his 2015 Rehab Pool Summer Residency inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.  Flux talks about the music that influences him, “…anything that makes me go … Read More

Tai Lopez talks to Michael Sartain on The VivaVegasTV Show

July 20, 2015 |

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Motivational speaker, investor, author, and entrprenuer,  Tai Lopez sits down with Michael Sartain of VivaVegasTV.  The two talk about Tai’s Book Club (the second largest in the world) his philosophies, his “67 Steps” program for entrepreneurs, his YouTube Channel and Podcast, his motivational … Read More

2015 Rehab Bikini Invitational Rd 1 with DJ Crystal Hefner

July 19, 2015 |

Check out Round 1 of the hottest bikini contest on the planet as these gorgeous bikini contestants descended upon Rehab Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino to compete in the 2015 Rehab Bikini Invitational. Mrs Playboy Crystal … Read More

The James Swanwick Show: Michael Sartain Interview, How to Build a Great Social Circle

May 1, 2015 |

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A few weeks ago during the Tropic Beauty Las Vegas Finals at Hakkasan Nightclub a friend of mine introduced me to James Swanwick. I’d heard of him … Read More

VIDEO: The Work Hard Play Hard Awards Sponsored by Cadillac of Las Vegas

April 14, 2015 |

Viva Vegas TV presents the 2014 Annual Work Hard Play Hard Awards at Light Nightclub sponsored by Cadillac of Las Vegas Click here to watch the video.

The annual “Work Hard, Play Hard” awards celebrates the very best of the Las … Read More

Profiling 6 Billionaires

April 13, 2015 |

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Michael Sartain discusses how to become a billionaire.  He profiles seven billionaires; PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett, Google founder Larry Page, Virgin Records founder Richard Branson, founder, ‘Shark Tank’ member and … Read More

Eduardo Cordova from InVegas Magazine on The VivaVegasTV Show

April 12, 2015 |

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Eduardo Cordova, publisher and co-editor of InVegas Magazine joins Sancho Van Ryan and Michael Sartain on ‘The VivaVegasTV Show.’  Eduardo talks about immigrating to the US from Mexico.  He talks about his idea to start taking photos in nightclubs and posting … Read More

Brian Pfeiffer from Surreal Nightlife joins The VivaVegasTV Show

April 12, 2015 |

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Brian Pfeiffer from Surreal Nightlife joins Sancho Van Ryan and Michael Sartain on The VivaVegasTV Show.  Brian talks about how he got involved in nightlife promotions back in Chicago.  He talks about promoting on Myspace and Facebook back in the early days … Read More

Vegas Good Buys: Brett Talla, Daniel Graham & Troy Arnold on The VVTV Show

April 12, 2015 |

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Brett Talla, Daniel Graham and Troy Arnold from Vegas Good Buys and ClientivityVegas join Sancho Van Ryan and Michael Sartain on The VivaVegasTV Show.  These three entrepreneurs share their experiences starting a company from scratch.  They discuss where the idea … Read More

DJ Dokkaebi, JackEL and DJ FNA on The VivaVegasTV Show

April 12, 2015 |

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Las Vegas musical producers DJ Dokkaebi, JackEL and FNA from Boss Records join Michael Sartain on The VivaVegasTV Show.  Michael asks the three about how they got involved in music, their mentors, their motivations and their new track with Mims … Read More

Conquer Tinder: Author Chris Harders to Talk About His New Book

February 6, 2015 |

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One of the most shocking and controversial episodes yet…Chris Harders, the author of the book ‘Conquer Tinder‘, joins Tiffany Masters and Michael Sartain this week on ‘Waking Up In Vegas.‘  Chris repeatedly shocks Tiffany with his extremely … Read More

Dave Oancea: Vegas Dave on ‘The VivaVegasTV Show’

January 3, 2015 |

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Successful Las Vegas sports consultant, Dave Oancea aka Vegas Dave, joined Sancho Van Ryan and Michael Sartain on ‘The VivaVegasTV Show.’  Dave’s success as a sports better has been written about in the New York Times, Jack and  On the show, … Read More

‘Waking Up In Vegas’ SocialMediaLites Holiday Edition

December 26, 2014 |

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From AlltalkRadio.Net: Tiffany Masters and Michael Sartain wish everyone a happy holiday. Topics of discussion are: Social Media today and how it affects our lives. They honor the top SocialMediaLites in nightlife from over … Read More

Tabitha Stevens on ‘Waking Up In Vegas’

December 6, 2014 |

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AVN Hall Of Fame inductee, Tabitha Stevens joins Tiffany Masters and Michael Sartain on ‘Waking Up In Vegas‘.  Tabatha talks about her experiences in the adult film industry and how her life has changed … Read More

Jared Lawrence on to talk about Julien Blanc on Waking Up In Vegas

November 29, 2014 |

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Tiffany Masters and Michael Sartain are joined once again by dating coach Jared ‘Psych’ Lawrence to discuss the PUA community and the Julien Blanc controversy.  Articles about PUA Julien Blanc have appeared in Forbes, Time Magazine, The Huffington Post, The … Read More

DJ Stellar Interview on The Viva Vegas TV Show

November 28, 2014 |

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Sancho Van Ryan and Michael Sartain of ‘The VivaVegasTV Show.’  are joined by EDM producer and Light Nightclub resident, DJ Stellar.  Dave Stellar talks about his early influences and what got him into EDM music, … Read More