Mike Parker is a carpenter by occupation and an aspiring singer and musician who has recently garnered a lot of attention after appearing on the singing reality show American Idol. The singer, who started his career as a carpenter, kept his love for music alive and finally realized his dream at the age of 27.
Mike Parker was born in 1995 in Gainesville, Virginia, USA to black American parents and grew up in his hometown of Warrenton, Virginia. It is known that his mother Dr. Dejuanna Parker worked as an academic advisor at Lord Fairfax Community College, but not much is known about his father.
He is also known to have 3 siblings Simone, Collin and Chip Parker. Mike hasn’t revealed much about his education, but it is known that he received his high school diploma from a local school in Warrenton. He was active in the school musicals throughout high school and was also active in sports. He is also known to have received a college education from Atlanta Metropolitan College.
Mike Parker career
Mike Parker worked as a carpenter in the heavy equipment industry in Virginia. He grew up loving music and never let go of his eagerness to one day pursue country music. He had a desire to perform in front of Luke Brayan and was heavily influenced by the country singer. In 2021, he released his first-ever single titled “Still Stingy” across multiple platforms in collaboration with DJ Choppalot. He also kept trying to make music for various reality shows like The Voice and American Idol.
He decided to audition for ABC’s singing reality show American Idol 2022 and sang “Chasing After You,” a song by Ryan Hard and Maren Morris. His performance enchanted the judges and he also received several great comments for his smooth voice. He was soon voted one of the show’s top 20 contestants.
In the final episode, the top 20 contestants had to sing live in Hawaii with the help of their mentor Jimmy Allen, an alum from the show’s 10th season. Mike personally resonated with Allen as the two share a love of country music and also have a similar background. He also sang his debut single titled “Best Shot” on the episode, which left Allen in tears.
Mike Parker Social media
Mike is active on Instagram and currently has around 24.6k followers. He extensively shares his music career and reality show experience through various posts. He is also active on Twitter with around 1402 followers and on Facebook with around 7.3K followers.
Mike Parker biography
|Real name||Mike Parker|
|Date of birth||1995|
|Age (as of 2022)||27 years|
|Place of birth||Gainesville, VA, USA|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 0” – in centimeters – 182 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 78kg – in pounds – 171 pounds|
|shoe size||10 (US)|
Mike Parker Family
|mother||Dr. DeJuanna Parker|
|Brothers||Chip and Collin Parker|
|school||Kettle Run High School|
|University||Atlantis Metropolitan College|
|Marital status||In a relationship|
|Who is Mike Parker’s girlfriend?||Allison Huppert|
Mike hasn’t revealed much about his personal life and relationships, but it is believed he is currently in a relationship with longtime girlfriend Allison Huppert. The two have shared pictures on social media but have not officially commented on their relationship.
Mike Parker net worth
Mike Parker has worked as a carpenter for a well-known company and has lived a comfortable lifestyle over the years. His exact income is not known, but his net worth is estimated to be around $500,000 as of 2022.
Facts About Mike Parker
- He also tried his hand at The Voice, where he was eliminated in the round of 16.
- He is also a veteran football player and played defense for his high school and collegiate teams.
- His girlfriend works as a director of a catering and event company.
- His mother is currently suffering from health problems.