Who is Bryan Olesen, The Voice Season 25 Contestant?

Bryan Olesen Biography

Bryan David Olesen is a Christian rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. He was born on November 1, 1973, in Hartford, Connecticut. His musical journey has been marked by dedication, talent, and a passion for creating impactful music. Let’s explore his story.

Bryan Olesen Parents

Bryan’s parents are John and Norine Olesen. They recognized his love for music early on.

Bryan Olesen Wife

Olesen married Jennifer Hines on August 23, 1997, and together they have three children. Bryan’s involvement in major Christian bands—Newsboys and VOTA—has left an indelible mark on the music industry.

Bryan Olesen
Bryan Olesen

Bryan Olesen Daughter

Among Olesen’s three children is his 23-year-old daughter named Jadyn Olesen. Olesen, a standout contestant on The Voice Season 25, has captured the hearts of viewers not only with his own performances but also through the shared stage with his daughter, Jadyn Olesen.

Jadyn Olesen, a talented singer, has been making waves with her vocal skills. She leads an ’80s cover band, AMFM, and her rendition of “Material Girl” has garnered significant attention online. Her impromptu performance on The Voice, harmonizing beautifully with her father on Corinne Bailey Rae’s “Put Your Records On,” showcased her natural talent and the strong musical bond she shares with her father.

Bryan Olesen Newsboys

In 2003, Olesen stepped into the spotlight when he temporarily replaced Jody Davis as the guitarist for Newsboys during a family emergency. His lead guitar skills and backing vocals contributed to the band’s continued success. Newsboys, formed in the 1980s, struggled initially but gained prominence in the late ’90s and 2000s. Hits like “Shine” and “Thrive” propelled them to the top of the charts, earning them 34 No. 1 singles.

Bryan Olesen VOTA

Bryan’s heart, however, belonged to his band, VOTA (formerly known as Casting Pearls). Founded in 1997, VOTA became a platform for Bryan’s creativity and advocacy. Their self-titled album, released in 2005, showcased their talent. Bryan’s departure from Newsboys in 2006 allowed him to focus entirely on VOTA.

Bryan Olesen The Voice Journey

Olesen is competing in the twenty-fifth season of “The Voice.” His powerful voice and charisma caught the attention of all four coaches during the Blind Auditions. John Legend, Reba McEntire, and Dan + Shay turned their chairs, eager to work with him.


Olesen performed OneRepublic’s “Love Runs Out” and secured a spot on Team Legend. His powerful voice and stage presence earned him instant chair turns, setting the stage for an unforgettable season.

Battles and Knockouts:

During the battles, Bryan faced off against Nathan Chester with a rendition of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” which was both powerful and unique. His performance was so compelling that he received the coveted Playoff Pass, allowing him to skip the knockouts and head straight to the playoffs.


In the playoffs, Bryan continued to impress with his rendition of Toto’s “Africa,” which showcased not only his vocal range but also his ability to connect with the audience.

Top 12 Performances:

As part of the Top 12, Bryan took on Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now,” channeling the legendary Freddie Mercury and bringing his rock star quality to the performance. Despite some critiques, his energy and passion were undeniable, proving that he is a force to be reckoned with on The Voice stage.

Top 9

Bryan Olesen, Nathan Chester, Maddi Jane, Madison Curbelo, Serenity Arce, Tae Lewis, Zoe Levert, Nadège, Asher HaVon, Josh Sanders, and L. Rodgers are the contestants competing for Top 9 spot in The Voice season 25.

Bryan Olesen Net worth

Olesen has an estimated net worth of $500K-$1 million. He is a Christian rock guitarist,  singer, and songwriter. Olesen has accumulated his net through his musical career. He is now a contestant in The Voice season 25 on NBC.

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