JB Somers Biography
JB Somers is a singer-songwriter and cancer researcher who is originally from Montgomery, AL. He is widely known for competing in the NBC reality singing competition show The Voice season 23. Somers works for Sarah Cannon Research Institute activating clinical trials for cancer research. In 2022, he released his debut EP, “They Save I’ve Changed.”
JB Somers Age | Birthday
Somers is 31 years old (age as of 2022). He has not revealed his exact date of birth thus it is unclear when he celebrates his birthday.
JB Somers Parents
Somers was born in Montgomery, Alabama to his parents; mother and father. He grew up the son of a pastor in an Evangelical church where he became a worship leader for his youth group. Somers has not publicly revealed the identity of his mother and father.
JB Somers Sister
Somers had a sister named Somer Johnson, who died in December 2016. It is from his sister’s name, Somer, that he derived his stage name Somers. J Somers revealed that his sister got addicted to drugs and it ultimately led to her death in 2016.
JB Somers Height
Somers stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 8 inches (approximately).
JB Somers Gay
Somers is openly gay. He shared his coming out story with People Magazine. Somers came out to his parents in April 2022, after his move to Nashville.
JB Somers College
Somers went to went to Montgomery Academy.
JB Somers Job
Somers works for Sarah Cannon Research Institute activating clinical trials for cancer research.
JB Somers The Voice | Audition
Somers is one of the contestants of season 23 of the NBC singing reality competition show The Voice. He is an aspiring singer-songwriter who is originally from Montgomery, Alabama, and currently living in Nashville. In 2022, Somers released his debut EP, “They Save I’ve Changed.” Some of his songs include “There for Me” and “Build This Love.”
“The Voice” Season 23 kicked off on Monday, March 6 at 8/7c and Tuesday, March 7 at 9/8c on NBC. Episodes will be available the next day on Peacock. After the premiere week, watch “The Voice” on NBC Mondays at 8/7c and Tuesdays at 9/8c, and the next day on Peacock.
The judges of “The Voice” season 23 are Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, and the first-time The Voice coaches Niall Horan and Chance the Rapper. Blake has announced The Voice season 23 will be his last season as The Voice coach.
Somers sang a rendition of “A case of you” by Joni Mitchell during his blind audition for The Voice season 23. It was a tribute to his sister, Somer Johnson, who died in 2016 from drug overdose. It was from his sister’s name, that the Montgomery, Alabama native derived his stage name, Somers. Kelly Clarkson and Chance the Rapper turned their chairs for the Montgomery, Alabama native. The two coaches gave Somers a standing ovation and sang praises for his audition performance. Ultimately, Somers joined Team Kelly.
Stay tuned on NBC on Mondays and Tuesdays to catch all The Voice season 23 performances.
The Voice Season 23 Contestants
“The Voice” season 23 contestants on NBC include:
- Michael B. Williams
- Cait Martin
- Nari Yella
- Ray Uriel
- Grace West (Grace Rembinski)
- Ryley Tate Wilson
- Tasha Jessen
- Kate Consentino
- Marcos Covos
- Mariah Kalia
- Kala Banham
- Mary Kate Connor
- Carlos Rising
- EJ Michels
- Holly Brand
- Katie Beth Forakis
- Jerome Godwin
- Jamar Langley
- D. Smooth
- Alyssa “Ali” Ibarra
- Walker Wilson
- Ross Clayton
JB Somers Instagram
Somers is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @jb.somers with over 6,300 followers as of March 2023.
JB Somers Net worth
Somers has an estimated net worth of $500K-$1 million. He works for Sarah Cannon Research Institute activating clinical trials for cancer research.