Kim Cruse Biography
Kim Cruse (Born Kimberly Cruse) is a singer and songwriter originally from Woodville, Texas. She is widely known for participating in season 2 of the NBC reality singing competition show The Voice. The show is mentored by Blake Shelton, John Legend, Gwen Stefani, and Camila Cabello.
Kim Cruse Age|Birthday
Cruse was born on February 19, 1992. Therefore, she is 30 years old as of 2022 and celebrates her birthday on 19th February every year.
Kim Cruse Height|Weight
Cruse’s height is 5 feet 6 inches (approximately 167 centimeters). Moreover, she weighs 65 kilograms.
Kim Cruse Family
Cruse was born in Woodville, Texas to her parents Bobby (father) and Ramona (mother). In addition, her father is a
pastor at Little Baptist Church where she grew up singing as a worship leader. In addition, she has two siblings namely Alicia and Joshua.
Kim Cruse Boyfriend
Cruse marital status is unmarried. It is also not known if she is currently in a relationship or if she is single. However, the talented singer is focusing on her career.
Kim Cruse Education
Cruse went to Stephen F. Austin State University under a scholarship. However, she withdrew after a year in college and joined a community college.
Kim Cruse Career
Cruse is an R&B singer-songwriter from Woodville, Texas, and has already released music. In addition, she began singing around age 3, tagging along with her dad when he would perform at nursing homes on Sunday mornings. Eventually, Kim’s dad became a pastor of a church where she grew up singing, eventually becoming a worship leader. In addition, Cruse also participated in choir, beginning middle school and ultimately earning a scholarship to Stephen F. Austin State University.
Moreover, in an interview with Voyage LA Magazine, she said that she auditioned for televised singing shows a number of times between the ages of 16 and 21.
Additionally, Kim worked as a Head Start teacher for five years, posting singing videos to social media sites on the side. Furthermore, in 2018, one of those went viral attracting more than 2 million views. This led to an opportunity to tour with gospel artist John P. Kee. In addition, according to Cruse’s Spotify, she toured with R&B artist Monica.
Furthermore, she won Race to the Blue, in 2020 at age 27, an online singing competition hosted by Terrell Grice. Moreover, this made her become a featured vocalist on three tracks of his 2020 album, “An Invitation to a Cookout,” which also features Voice alum Brooke Simpson, Avery Wilson, and the late Janice Freeman.
Additionally, Cruse released a self-titled five-song debut EP in February 2021. Furthermore, Kim released a single called “Don’t You Wanna Go” in conjunction with a Waffle House promotional campaign in November. Moreover, she says about her music, “I started out doing gospel music, but I kind of think they’re one in the same (gospel and R&b) besides the message because they’re all about flings. As I grew, I started to experience different things in life which I wanted to write about. That’s what brought about the soul, R&B side of it.”
Kim Cruse The Voice|Audition
Cruse is one of the contestants of season 22 of the NBC reality singing competition show The Voice. The show is mentored by Blake Shelton, John Legend, Gwen Stefani, and Camila Cabello. In addition, the show premiered on September 19, 2022, on NBC.
The Woodville native showed off her ‘magical’, beautiful gift on the show. This earned Kim a four-chair turn during her blind audition that aired on Monday, October 10, 2022.
Moreover, for her audition, Cruse performed ‘Best Part” by Daniel Caesar. It took just 15 seconds for John Legend to turn his chair for her. Additionally, all four judges were ready to give their pitch for her to join their respective teams by the end of the song. Moreover, the Woodville native joined Team Legend.
The Voice Season 22 Contestants
The following are the other contestants of The Voice Season 22
- Kara McKee
- Morgan Myles
- Morgan Taylor
- Tanner Fussell
- Zach Newbould
- Eva Ullmann
- Rowan Grace
- Orlando Mendez
- Kique Gomez
- La Reina Ley
- Destiny Lilia
- Sadie Bass
- Dia Malai
- Emma Brooke
- Kate Kalvach
- Hillary Ward
- Omar Cardona
- David Andrew
- Eric Who
- Justin Aaron
- Orlando Mendez
- Andrew Igbokidi
- Madison Hughes
- Alyssa Witrado
- Brayden Lape
- Sasha Hurtado
- Parijita Bastola
Kim Cruse’s Net Worth
Cruse’s net worth ranges between $300k and $1 million.
Kim is active on Instagram under the handle @kimcruseofficial with over 68k followers as of September 2022.