Caleb Kennedy (American Idol) Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Hometown, Songs, Audition, Top 12, Net worth

Caleb Kennedy Biography

 Born in Roebuck, South Carolina, Caleb Kennedy is an American country singer and songwriter. He rose to fame after competing in ABC’s reality show American Idol, season 19. The singer auditioned for the American Idol with his original Nowhere. As of 2021, Kennedy is a student at Dorman High School.

Caleb Kennedy Age and Birthday

The 2021 American Idol contestant, Kennedy, is 16 years old as of April 2021. For his 13th birthday, he got his first guitar as a present. Caleb was born on October 21, 2005, in Roebuck, South Carolina, the United States.

Caleb Kennedy Height

Kennedy has not disclosed his height measurements to the public.  He, however, stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

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Caleb Kennedy at the American Idol 2021 stage (Credit: ABC)

Caleb Kennedy Family | Parents

Kennedy is born to Anita Guy, his mother, and Marvin Guy his father. His parents divorced when he was younger, and in order to cope with his parents separating, he turned into music. Caleb’s mother and stepfather are very supportive of his musical career. His mother is his biggest fan.

Caleb Kennedy Girlfriend | Dating

Kennedy is single as of April 2021. There is no available information about his previous relationships if any; whether he had a girlfriend or not. He is 16 years old as of 2021 and he has dedicated his time to studies and his music career.

Caleb Kennedy American Idol | Audition | Songs | Top 12

The talented country singer, Kennedy, competed in the 19th season of the American Idol auditioning with his original country song Nowhere. He got a nod from the three judges; Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie, and also earned himself a golden ticket to the next round. He has progressed through the stages of the competition, which saw him sing Midnight Train to Memphis by Chris Stapleton, receiving enough votes to qualify him for the Top 12.

American Idol 2021 Top 12 Contestants

Other contestants who have made it through to the Top 12 are:

Why did Caleb Kennedy Leave American Idol 2021

Kennedy was among the Top five contestants who were set to battle it out for the top three contestants of the American Idol 2021. However, that did not happen because he did not appear for the competition which would have seen him among the finalists. He dropped out of the competition after a Snapchat post of him (besides someone else) resurfaced where he seemed to be wearing a Ku Klux Klan (kkk) hood. Commenting on the issue, his mother Anita Guy, said that the  video was taken when he was 12 years old after he had watched The Strangers: Prey at Night movie” and they were imitating those characters.” She added that: “Caleb doesn’t have a racist bone in his body.”

The Top three contestants/Finalists of the American Idol 2021 are Grace Kinstler, Chayce Beckham, and Willie Spence.

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Caleb Kennedy Net worth

Kennedy gets his income and earnings from his youtube uploads and also from gigs. His estimated net worth could range anywhere between $10K and $15K.