Tyson Venegas is a Filipino-Canadian singer, who won the Platinum Ticket from American Idol after wowing judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan. With his impressive skills, he managed to earn one of the three platinum tickets. Despite his age, he possesses some incredible singing skills that we’re sure to see working wonders in the music industry.
Tyson Venegas was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is of Filipino-Canadian descent. From an early age, he began to pursue his passion for singing. His mother was the first to introduce him to music at the age of 3 through her lullabies. As he got older, he began practicing instruments such as the guitar and piano and playing songs for his family. The aspiring singer is also very fluent in beatboxing. He was inspired by the jazz music style of Michael Jackson, Michael Búble, and Bruno Mars.
Tyson Venegas career
He has two original music releases so far, “What if” and “Never give up” on Spotify and Apple Music. Tyson previously competed in the Filipino version of The Voice Teens in 2020 when he was just 14 years old. He sang “A change is gonna come” for his blind audition on the show. His performance video has 1.4 million views on YouTube. His performance left the judges mesmerized. He did not make it to the finals as he had to drop out due to COVID restrictions.
After that, he uploaded song covers to TikTok and Instagram. The young singer has 7,000 followers on Instagram and thousands of views on TikTok. The boy is also active on Twitter. He will only become famous very soon and gain a lot of followers. Since then he has performed at local schools and events. His show was Tyson to the Future at Heritage Wood Secondary. The singer also performed at the Filipino Heritage Night with The Filharmonic.
The young contestant won the first platinum ticket to American Idol season 21. The incredibly talented young singer impressed the judges with his performance. He sang for the jury one of the most famous Billy Joel songs “New York State of Mind” and plays the piano. He got a standing ovation from the judges. His performance received much applause from the audience. He hit just the right notes, emotional with his own twist on the melody.
Tyson has the potential to become a very successful and famous singer. Lionel Richie was so impressed with his performance that he declared it was “spot on”. Luke Bryan added, “You are exactly what we’re looking for, what we’re praying for.” All the judges felt so connected to his performance as the singer sang from the heart. His exceptional talent earned him the platinum ticket to the finals, surpassing the gold ticket.
Tyson Venegas biography
|Real name||Tyson Venegas|
|birth date||Aug 31, 2005|
|Age (as of 2023)||17 years|
|Place of birth||Canada|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 65kg – in pounds – 143 pounds|
|eye color||dark brown|
Tyson Venegas Family
|Who is Tyson Venegas’ girlfriend?||none|
It would be too early for a relationship if his career is about to start. Also, on his Instagram account @tysonvenegas he only posts updates about his musical journey so far and we couldn’t find any reference to his girlfriend either. Therefore we can say that he is single at the moment.
Tyson Venegas net worth
As a musician, he would certainly earn quite a bit to be able to live off his passion. Tyson appears quite often on various shows and can also be seen at concerts. His future definitely looks bright but no details about his net worth are available at the moment.
Facts About Tyson Venegas
- Tyson was the only Las Vegas contestant to earn the platinum ticket.
- With a platinum ticket, he can go through a full day of Hollywood week. He also had the benefit of skipping the first week to rest his voice.
- Also on the show, Tylor spoke about his speech problem and how he suffered from a speech delay as a child. His love of music helped him to overcome and develop his language.