Louis Cato is a Portuguese born American musician and the house band of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In his childhood, he began seeking media attention due to his skills as a drummer. However, he also masters other instruments such as bass, guitar and brass. Louis Cato is known for his notable works such as Dunlop Sessions: Marcus Miller (2015), Exclamation Mark (2014) and Victoires de la musique (1985).
On August 11, 2022, the show’s Thursday episode, The Late Show, Colbert announced that seven-year-old dedicated songwriter and band performer Jon Batiste would be leaving the show with his position as band leader. He would be replaced by longtime The Late Show band member Louis Cato.
Louis Cato was born on May 3, 1985 in Lisbon, Portugal and later moved to the United States as a child. He initially lived in Ohio and Washington, DC before settling in Albemarle, North Carolina in 1990. He started playing drums after receiving the drums when he was only five years old. When he turned 10, he began teaching himself to play stringed instruments. In middle school, he began training to learn brass. He began playing jazz in high school and after graduating spent two years at Berklee College of Music. Louis is a well-known multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer and is referred to as the “Special Brand of Bright”. He set his strong foot with personality traits in the music industry.
Louis Cato career
He has been part of the various bus tours, record studios, TV sets, plane tours, liner notes and airwaves. He stays in the spotlight for collaborating with other high-profile personalities like Beyonce, Q-tip, John Legend, and Mariah Carey, among others. Louis Cato received his education with deep roots and connections in gospel and contemporary Christian genres and later received his two-semester music education from Berklee College of Music. Since birth, he was only given the environment of music and musicians. He started playing the drums as a hobby at the age of two and later at the age of twelve began learning to play wind instruments. Louis Cato soon began to master his drumming skills and began teaching bass and guitar for five years of late-night gigs in Boston.
Then in 2007 he met Marcus Miller at the North Sea Jazz Festival where he got the opportunity to develop more skills and meet other famous people to finally start a new task in his life. He has collaborated with some legendary names in the music world such as Beyoncé, John Legend, Mariah Carey, Snarky Puppy, Talib Kweli, George Duke, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Bobby McFerrin and A Tribe Called Quest. Cato spent almost two decades practicing his talent and applying it to other projects, all of which helped him establish name and fame in the industry. He then released his first solo album called Starting Now (2016), which was produced and edited entirely by himself. He is associated with manager and creative producers Sam Goldberg and Jake Levy at Levy Law PLLC.
Louis Cato biography
|Real name||Louis Cato|
|Date of birth||May 3, 1985|
|Age (as of 2022)||37 years|
|Place of birth||Lisbon, Portugal|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 70kg – in pounds – 154 pounds|
Louis Cato family
|Who is Louis Cato’s girlfriend/wife?||none|
Louis Cato is still single and has not married anyone. On his social media profile, including Instagram, he seems very attached to his bandmates and their singing or guitar talents. In his pictures and videos on Instagram you can usually find him singing and making music. He has not made any commitments or hints about his relationships on his social media.
Louis Cato net worth
Louis Cato is an achiever in the music industry. Although he has received many awards after being associated with various talented and skillful personalities, he has yet to earn real honors and accolades. According to his website, he works for Levy Law PLLC and continually posts his recordings to the industry, either on his social media alongside his teammates or in the form of albums. Right now, Cato’s estimated net worth must be around $2 or $3 million.