Beckett Rex (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Dad, Ethnicity and Nationality, College Education, Songs

Beckett Rex Biography

Beckett Rex (Beckett McDowell) is a singer and songwriter from Ojai, California.  He is widely known for competing in American Idol season 21 on ABC. Rex has released several original songs including a single titled “Pale Blue Eyes,” which was featured in People Magazine as the music video featured his dad Malcolm McDowell.

Beckett Rex Age | Birthday

Born on January 18, 2004, Rex is 19 years old (age as of 2023). He celebrates his birthday on the 18th of January each year.

Beckett Rex Parents

Rex was born in Ojai, California to his parents; Kelley McDowell (nee Kuhr) (mother) and Malcolm McDowell (father). Rex’s father is British actor Malcolm McDowell, best known for his roles in A Clockwork Orange and Time After Time. His mom, Kelley McDowell (nee Kuhr) is a painter, photographer, and renovator of houses. Moreover, Rex has two brothers; Finnian Anderson McDowell (born 23 December 2006) and Seamus Hudson McDowell (born 7 January 2009). He also has two half-siblings from his father’s previous marriage; a half-sister named Lilly McDowell and a half-brother named Charles McDowell.

Beckett Rex
Beckett Rex (Credit: Beckett Rex’s Weirdo Music cover)

Beckett Rex Dad

Rex’s dad/father is British actor and television presenter Malcolm McDowell, who is best known for his roles in A Clockwork Orange and Time After Time. Beckett’s father, Malcolm McDowell was born on June 13, 1943, in Horsforth, West Riding of Yorkshire. He has been married thrice; to his current wife Kelley Kuhr (1991-): to his second wife Mary Steenburgen (1980-1990; and to his first wife Margot Bennett (1975-1980). His dad is 79 years old (age as of 2022).

Beckett Rex Ethnicity and Nationality

Rex is a British-American. He was born and raised in Ojai, Southern California to a British dad and a Ukrainian mother. Beckett holds British and Ukrainian roots.

Beckett Rex Height

Rex stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 9 inches (approximately).

Beckett Rex Girlfriend

Rex has a girlfriend called Launa Taylor. The pair started dating in September 2021, and in September 2022, they celebrated a one-year anniversary. Rex uploaded a photo of Launa on his Instagram page with a caption celebrating their one-year anniversary of dating.

Beckett Rex College Education

Information regarding where Rex attended his high school and college is currently under review and soon will be made available to you.

Beckett Rex Songs

Rex has released several original songs. His songs include a single titled “Pale Blue Eyes,” which was featured in People Magazine as the music video featured his dad Malcolm. Rex’s song  “Weirdo” was co-written with Simple Plan’s lead singer Pierre Bouvier. His father, Malcolm McDowell was featured in Beckett’s “Pale Blue Eyes” music video. You can stream Rex’s music on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, among other streaming platforms.

Beckett Rex American Idol | Audition

Rex is one of the contestants of American Idol season 21 on ABC. He is a singer-songwriter from Ojai, California. Rex has released several original songs including “Weirdo” and “Pale Blue Eyes.”

“American Idol” season 21 premiered on February 19, 2023, at 8 PM ET on ABC. The judges of the season are Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, and Katy Perry, with Ryan Seacrest as the host.

Stay tuned on ABC from 8 pm on Sunday, March 26, 2023, to catch King’s American Idol season 21 audition performance.

American Idol Season 21 Contestants

The contestants of “American Idol” Season 21 include:

Beckett Rex Instagram

Beckett is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @beckettrex with over 4,600 followers as of March 2023.