Recognized as the winner of American Idol season 13, Caleb Johnson auditioned for American Idol thrice in different seasons before winning the title. He was involved in many bands as a lead singer prior to participating in the reality show. In 2014, Johnson released his first album, Testify, peaked #24 on the Billboard. As of 2018, Johnson is single and is not linked to any ladies.
Early Life And Education of Caleb Johnson
Caleb Johnson was born Caleb Perry Johnson on 23rd April 1991 in Asheville, North Carolina under the star sign Taurus. Johnson is American as per nationality and ethnicity wise he's White. His mother, Tamra Johnson works as an accountant whereas his father, David Johnson is a former football coach. He has a brother, Houston Johnson.
In 2009, Johnson graduated from Clyde A. Erwin High School in Asheville. During high school, he was part of drama club and chorus.
Caleb Johnson's Career
Caleb Johnson developed an interest in music at the age of 17 after Josh Sawyer, high school band member of Rock Bottom asked him to be their lead singer. The following year, he joined another band, Elijah Hooker as a lead vocalist. The band members included Josh Sawyer, Brain Turner, Shawn Forest and Colten Emery. In June 2013, the band released their self-titled debut album.
Fortunate Son by Creedence Clearwater Revival is the first song he performed in public.
Johnson auditioned thrice for American Idol in four years. In 2011, he gave his first audition for the tenth season of American Idol. The following year, he again auditioned for the 11th season of American Idol and made it up to top 42.
Johnson took two years gap to improve his singing skill. In 2014, he sang Into the Void (his own composition) during the audition for 13th Season of American Idol. He never landed in the bottom three throughout the season. This time he went on to win the title of American Idol. He sang his own composition, As Long as You Love Me in the finale.
After American Idol
Soon after winning the show, Johnson released his debut album, Testify on 12th August 2014 collaborating with musician, Howard Benson, James Michael, Brian Howes and Blair Daly. The album ranked #24 on Billboard 200.
Johnson has been working on his second album since 2016. The same year he released two singles, Holding On and Hanging with the Band.
Caleb Johnson's Net Worth
Caleb Johnson, the winner of the 13th season of American Idol, has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Johnson earn much from the sales of his album and singles
- Testify (2014) = 24k copies in the United States.
- As Long as You Love Me (2014) = 10k copies in the US.
Johnson has a self-titled YouTube channel from where he made a good amount. His videos on an average earn around thousand views per video.
Caleb Johnson's Personal Life
Caleb Johnson, a talented singer, is currently more on making his career rather than engaging in any relationship.
He has not been linked to anyone nor spotted with anyone who can be assumed as his girlfriend. At present, he is possibly single.
In the past, Johnson was rumored to be dating, Jena Irena, the runner-up of American Idol season 13. The couple later confirmed that that the buzz was false.