Kevin Olusola is an American-Nigerian singer, musician, beatboxer, rapper, cellist, record producer, and songwriter. He is best known as the beatboxer of the vocal band named Pentatonix. The group won NBC’s The Sing-Off in 2011, and they also released the five albums, which were charted in the top 5 in the Billboard 200 charts. The album has also sold over 2 million copies and has been able to amass more than 2 billion views on the YouTube channel.
He has been identified as developing the art of the “celloboxing,” and his cello-boxing version of “Julie-O” went viral in April 2011, and this was responsible for his involvement in the Pentatonix.
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Early Life & Biography
Kevin was born on October 5, 1988, and he was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, and his father was a Nigerian physiatrist whose name was Oluwole Olusola, and his mother was a Grenadian named Curlline Paul. His mother was a nurse. After their marriage, the couple moved to Hershey, Pennsylvania, and they later moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Kevin started his education with the Greater Philadelphia Junior Academy, but then his family moved to Owensboro, which is in Kentucky, and there he was raised. He later attended the Triplett School, which was based in Montessori. Then he got transferred to the Owensboro Public School system for their accelerated math program, and this allowed him to take precalculus at the beginning of the 9th grade. Then he enrolled in the Phillips Academy Andover in the 11th grade.
After he graduated from Andover, he went to Yale University. He planned to pursue medicine at Yale, and he finished his pre-med requirements. He then started as an academic music major, and then he decided to switch to the East Asian Studies after he was introduced to China through a 10-day Chinese trip sponsored by Government for 100 Yale students. He also lived in China for six months.
He was also the Director of Communication for the Rhodes Scholar led non-profit, which was known as College Outreach, and he also worked as a book monitor for the Yale Law School Library and also as a practice room monitor while he was at Yale School of Music. Later he graduated from Yale in the year 2011.
Talking of personal life, then very little is known about him. Kevin met the college admissions consultant whose name is Leigh Weismann in the year 2017, and they got married in the Simi Valley, California, in September 2019. The wedding was an American, as well as the traditional Nigerian ceremony. Kevin is a Christian by religion.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 5 1988, Kevin Olusola is 32 years old as of today’s date 4th February 2021. His height is 5’11’’ tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Kevin’s parents discovered his musical career when he was just six months old, and then they decided to put him in music lessons. He started piano at the age of 4 and then cello at the age of 6. Later he started the alto saxophone at the age of 10. He was involved with the music programs through his grade school, which was in the Owensboro, Kentucky, and the community participating in the jazz band, concert band, orchestra, marching band, and the community youth orchestra.
He was also selected as the principal saxophonist of the United States Collegiate Wind Band when he was just 12 years old. After his academic stint in China, he spent most of his summer in Beijing working as he was working on his celloboxing version of Mark Summer’s “Julie-O” in the summer of 2010. He uploaded the full version video on April 14, 2011, and soon the video reached number 6 on Reddit, and it became viral on the internet.
Awards & Achievements
Talking of his awards, Kevin hasn’t won any major award yet, but he was nominated for “The Streamy Awards” for his collaboration with Pentatonix.
Net Worth & Salary of Kevin Olusola in 2021
The total net worth of Kevin Olusola is estimated to be around $10 million as of February 2021, and he has been able to garner this wealth from all his music collaborations and singing. Although he has studied medicine, he hasn’t practiced much, and he has been able to garner all this wealth from just singing. He has been able to monetize most of his YouTube videos, and they have become a steady source of wealth for him.
This was all about one of the most acclaimed music artists and beatboxers that we have ever seen in the music industry. Kevin Olusola is one of the most celebrated music artists and also one of the most talented artists. We wish nothing but more and more success for him.