Jay Allen Biography|Wikipedia
Jay Allen is a well-known songwriter and singer who is originally from Iowa. Additionally, he is widely known for competing in season 22 of the NBC reality singing competition The Voice. Currently, he resides in Nashville, Tennessee where he has as well made his musical career.
Jay Allen Age|Birthday
Allen is 36 years old as of 2022. Besides, he was born on 6 June 1986. Therefore, he celebrates his birthday on 6th June every year.
Jay Allen Height |weight
Allen has an average body height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.8 meters) tall. He has a body weight of 78 kilograms (171 lbs). Besides, he has brown eye color and brown hair color.
Jay Allen Nationality
Allen belongs to the American nationality.
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Jay Allen Family|Parents| Siblings
Allen was born and raised in Lowa to his parents, Joe Rich (father) and Sherryl Lynn Rich (mother). In addition, his father owned a cafe in Cedar Fall, Lowa, where his mother served as a waitress. Sadly, he lost his mother to Alzheimer’s. Besides, he has sisters though he has not mentioned their names.
Jay Allen Mother’s Death
He lost his mother to Alzheimer’s. In addition, he was best friends with his mother and after loosing her, he battle with mental health. Before his mother’s death, he started bringing her to his concerts. Moreover, he wrote the song, (Blank Stares) for his mother. The song was as well received and has earned over 500 millions of views on facebook and over 1.5 million views on Spotify.
Jay Allen Wife
Currently, Allen is in a relationship with to UMG artist, Kylie Morgan. In addition, they met during a writing session years ago and instantly clicked. Besides, they are set to get married on 1st October, 2022.
Jay Allen Career
A talented singer and songwriter, he moved to Nashville (2013), where he quickly was acquainted with the bustling music scene. In a short a time, he secured a publishing deal and teamed with SONY/ATV. Moreover, he was chosen as “The Highway Find” on SiriusXM for his song (Sounds Good To Me).
But, all of the highs that he experienced through his musical journey were inevitably met with a few lows, as he realized his mother, Sherry Rich, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. Besides, he turned his mother’s battle into a lifelong conversation following her unfortunate passing. His powerful country ballad “Blank Stares” – a song he co-penned to pay tribute to Rich – went viral, thanks to a fan, who posted footage of him singing the song on Facebook in 2018.
In addition, early this year, the singer, who has plenty to share, as evident through his various tattoos, signed on as the flagship artist to Mickey Jack Cones’ Verge Records. He released an uptempo single, “Cool,” as his first outside cut, and later followed that up with the introspective Lines, a heartfelt song inspired by his mother in August.
His latest release is a holiday single titled, (Christmas Everyday), featuring country star Rodney Atkins and also his wife, Rose Falcon. He caught up with Country Now to talk about his musical background, his unique relationship with his beloved late mother, and as well as current music.
The Voice 2022 | Audition
Allen performed a rendition of Cody Johnson’s (Til You Can’t ) for his audition, besides Coach Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton turned their chairs for the singer. Catch up The Voice Season 22 on NBC from 8 pm PT/ET on Mondays and Tuesday.
The Voice 2022 Contestants
- Morgan Myles
- Omar Jose Cardona
- Ian Harrison
- Tiana Goss
- Emma Brooke
- Orlando Mendez
- Alexis McLaughlin
- David Andrew
- JJ Hill
- Kate Kalvach
- Kara McKee
- David Andrew
- Sadie Bass
Jay Allen Education
He graduated from the University of Northern Lowa.
Jay Allen Net worth| Salary
Allen has an estimated net worth of between $1-5 Million. Moreover, he signed for $2.4 million, slightly above his slot value of $2,365,500, and will start his professional career in Goodyear, Arizona, in the Arizona Rookie League.