Caleb Kennedy Biography

Caleb Kennedy

Quick Facts About Caleb Kennedy

Celebrated Name Caleb Kennedy
Age 16 Years
Nick Name Caleb
Birth Name Caleb Kennedy
Birth Date 2004-10-21
Gender Male
Profession American singer
Nationality American
Birth Nation America
Place Of Birth South Carolina, America
Ethnicity American-white
Race White
Religion Christian
Horoscope Libra
Father Marvin Guy
Mother Anita Guy
High School Dorman High School
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Source of Wealth Singing career
Net Worth $10K
Height 5 feet and 6 inches
Weight 59 kg
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Average
Body Measurement 42-32-16 inches
Links Instagram

Caleb Kennedy is one of the promising and rising country singers in the music industry who rose to prominence after he competed in the 19th season of singing reality competition, American Idol. A singer and songwriter Kennedy withdrew from the competition after an old video of Kennedy's wearing a Ku Klux Klan-style hood surfaced over the internet. Kennedy had reached the top 5 of the competition. 

Following the controversy, Kennedy issued a public apology via social media. He also confirmed that he was no longer part of American Idol. 

What is Caleb Kennedy Famous For?

  • Contestants on the 19th season of American Idol. 
  • Exited from American Idol Top 5 after controversy. 

Caleb Kennedy mother

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Where is Caleb Kennedy From?

Caleb Kennedy was born in 2005. His birth place is in Roebuck, South Carolina in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to a mother Anita Guy. His parents divorced when he was young. His mother then married Marvin. He belongs to Caucasian ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. 

Regarding his educational background, he is a high school student. He attends Dorman High School. He is an athletic student. He gave up sports to pursue American Idol. 

Caleb Kennedy American Idol

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Caleb Kennedy Career

  • Caleb Kennedy auditioned for the 19th season of American Idol. He sang an original "Nowhere" for his American Idol audition. 
  • All three judges voted "Yes" sending Kennedy to the next round. 
  • He sang his original song, "When You Leave Tonight" in the showstopper round. 
  • He advanced to the Top 24. 
  • He sang a solo, "Midnight Rider" and the duet "Fly Over States" with Jason Aldean in the Top 24 Round.
  • He advanced to the Top 16 Round where he sang, "Midnight Train to Memphis". 
  • Kennedy advanced to the Top 12 Round. 
  • He sang his original song "Nowhere" in the Top 12 Round.
  • The Top 12 contestants sang Oscar-nominated songs. Kennedy sang "On the Road Again" in the Top 12 Round. 

Caleb Kennedy Exit

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  • Kennedy advanced to the Top 10 Round where he sang "Real Gone".
  • Kennedy advanced to Top 7 Round where he sang "Violet Hill" on Coldplay Songbook and an original song "Mama Said" for Mother's Day Song. 
  • He reached the Top 5 of the show. 

What Happened to Caleb Kennedy?

  • Kennedy's run at American Idol came to an end after a controversy that got him to quit the competition.
  • An old video of Kennedy wearing a Ku Klux Klan-style hood surfaced on the internet. The controversy led Kennedy to part ways with the show. 
  • Following the controversy, Kennedy confirmed his exit from the show via his Instagram. He wrote, 

"Hey y'all, this is gonna be a bit of a surprise, but I am no longer gonna be on American Idol. There was a video that surfaced on the internet and it displayed actions that were not meant to be taken in that way. I was younger and did not think about the actions, but that's not an excuse. I wanna say sorry to all my fans and everyone who I have let down. I'll be taking a little time off social media to better myself, but saying that, I know this has hurt and disappointed a lot of people and made people lose respect for me. I'm so sorry! I pray that I can one day regain your trust in who I am and have your respect! Thank you for supporting me."

Caleb Kennedy Girlfriend

Caleb Kennedy is too young to get married and he is reportedly single. He is in his mid-teenage. The young musician is focusing on his education and music career. He will surely date a beautiful girl in the future. 

Caleb Kennedy Height

Caleb Kennedy stands at an average height of around 5 feet and 6 inches tall. He has a body weight around of 59 kg. He has an average body build. His sexual orientation is straight. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. He has a mullet hairstyle. 

Caleb Kennedy Net Worth

Caleb Kennedy is a rising country singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence after he competed in the 19th season of American Idol. He reached the top 5 of the show but was evicted following his old controversial video surfaced over the internet. As a singer and songwriter, Kennedy has already created several songs. The young musician has a long way road down the future. He will surely make a fortune out of his music career. At present, his net worth is estimated below $1 million, which will surely grow in the coming years.

Did You Know?

  • Caleb was invited to the audition by the producers of the show after he bowled them over with Marshal Tucker Bands song.
  • He considers himself to be more of a songwriter than a singer.
  • Caleb is really close to his mother and she is her biggest fan.
  • He wants his music and songs to tell a story and cheer up the people during these hard times.
  • In November 2020, he released his debut single, "It'll Catch Up With Me Someday."
  • He performed in front of American Idol judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan.
  • He played junior varsity football at high school.
  • He is close with his mother.