Donny Van Slee (The Voice) Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height, Battles

Donny Van Slee Biography

Donny Van Slee, also known as Dr. Don, is a singer-songwriter and chiropractor from Weeki Wachee Springs, FL whose musical journey has taken him from the West Coast of Florida to the vibrant music scene of Nashville, Tennessee. His passion for music was evident from a young age, and after high school, he began performing locally while pursuing his education in chiropractic. Slee is a contestant in The Voice season 25 on NBC.

Age and Birthday

Donny Van Slee is currently 31 years old, having celebrated his birthday on January 13, 2024. He was born on January 13, 1993, in Weeki Wachee Springs, FL.

Donny Van Slee Parents

Donny, a contestant on The Voice Season 25, comes from a rich cultural tapestry. His mother, Jodi Snitoff-Van Slee, is Jewish and originally from Brooklyn, New York, now living in Brooksville, Florida. His father, Andre Van Slee, brings Dutch/Indonesian heritage from Glendale Heights, Illinois, now living in Weeki Wachee, FL. Their compelling stories of survival and resilience add depth to Donny’s identity. Alongside his parents, Donny’s family includes his younger siblings, Daitona and Michael Van Slee.

Donny Van Slee
Donny Van Slee’s Photo (Credit: NBC/The Voice)

Donny Van Slee Ethnicity

Donny’s ethnicity is a blend of Jewish from his mother’s side and Dutch/Indonesian from his father’s side.

Donny Van Slee Height

Donny stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 8 inches (approximately).


After high school, Donny Van Slee attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Daytona Beach, Florida, where he continued to nurture his musical talents alongside his academic pursuits.


Donny Van Slee has released several songs that showcase his country roots and storytelling abilities. Some of his notable works include “Path of Love,” “Today,” and “In the Bucket with All the Stickers on It” produced by Tanner Carlson. His debut EP, “Sip on Me” was released in December 2022.

Donny Van Slee The Voice Audition

Donny’s blind audition on The Voice Season 25 left a lasting impression with his rendition of LANCO’s “Greatest Love Story,” captivating both the audience and the coaches. His audition performance earned him two chair turn from coaches Reba and Dan +Shay. Ultimately, for his coach, Donny chose to be on Team Reba.

“The Voice” season 25 premiered on February 26, at 8 PM ET on NBC, with coaches Reba McEntire, John Legend, Chance The Rapper, and the dynamic duo Dan + Shay.

“The Voice” Season 25 airs at 8 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays on NBC. The latest episodes are available for streaming on Peacock on demand the next day.

The Voice Battles

Details about Dan Van Slee’s performances in “The Voice” Battles are eagerly anticipated by fans following his successful audition. The Team Reba contestant will take the stage for his Battle performance against Josh Sanders on March 25, 2024, or March 26, 2024, in The Battles Round Part 4/5.

Update:  Donny battled against Josh Sanders with the duo performing Luke Combs’ “When It Rains It Pours” during the Battle rounds on The Voice Season 25. It was Josh Sanders who was declared the winner of the battle by Reba McEntire, with Donny being eliminated.

The Voice Season 25 Contestants

The other contestants in the 25th season of The Voice on NBC include:

  • AJ Harvey
  • Serenity Arce
  • Bri Fletcher
  • Madison Curbelo
  • Dani Stacy
  • Ashley Bryant
  • Olivia Rubini
  • Kamalei Kawa’a
  • Karen Waldrup
  • Maddi Jane
  • Ryan Argast
  • Jackie Romeo
  • Gene Taylor
  • OK3
  • Zoe Levert
  • Zeya Rae

Donny Van Slee Net Worth

Donny’s net worth is estimated to be around $500K-$1 million. His dual career as a chiropractor and musician is his primary source of income.


Donny Van Slee’s Instagram handle is @donnyvanslee, with over 25K followers as of March 2024.

FAQs About Donny Van Slee

Q: Where is Donny Van Slee from?

A: Donny hails from the rural town of Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida, known for its live mermaid shows.

Q: Who are Donny Van Slee’s parents?

A: Donny Van Slee, the talented singer-songwriter from The Voice Season 25, is the son of Jodi Snitoff-Van Slee and Andre Van Slee. His mother, Jodi, is Jewish and hails from Brooklyn, New York, while his father, Andre, carries Dutch/Indonesian roots from Glendale Heights, Illinois.

Q: What is Donny Van Slee’s Ethnicity?

A: Donny Van Slee’s ethnicity is a mix of Jewish from his mother’s side and Dutch/Indonesian from his father’s side. This diverse heritage contributes to his unique identity as an artist.