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Jay Allen (Singer) The Voice, Bio, Age, Parents, Mother, Height, Wife, Education, Music Career, Audition, Songs, Net worth

Jay Allen Biography

Jay Allen is a singer and songwriter who is originally from Iowa. He is widely known for competing in season 22 of the NBC reality singing competition The Voice. Allen currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee where he has made his music career.

Jay Allen Age | Birthday

Allen is 36 years old (age as of 2022). He was born on June 6, 1986. Allen celebrates his birthday on the 6th of June each year.

Jay Allen Parents

Allen was born in Iowa to his parents; Sherry Lynn Rich (mother) and Joe Rich (father). Allen’s father owned a Café in Cedar Fall, Iowa, where his mother worked as a waitress. Unfortunately, Allen lost his mother Sherry Lynn Rich to Alzheimer’s. Moreover, the singer has siblings; sisters.

Jay Allen
Jay Allen

Jay Allen Mother

Allen lost his mother, Sherry Lynn Rich, to Alzheimer’s. He was best friends with his mother and after loosing her, Allen battle with mental health. However, before his mother’s death, Allen started bringing her to his concerts. He wrote the song “Blank Stares”  for his mom. The song was well received and has received over 500 millions of views on Facebook and over 1.5 million views on Spotify. ”Blank Stares” and  Allen’s concerts has helped Allen raise $50 million for Alzheimer’s research.

Jay Allen Height

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

Jay Allen Wife

Allen is engaged to his fiancée and wife to be  Kylie Morgan, who is signed to UMG Nashville. The pair is set to get married in October 2022.

Jay Allen Education

Allen attended the University of Northern Iowa.

Jay Allen Music Career

Allen is a singer and songwriter. He is a native of Iowa, however he has built a solid career for himself in Nashville. His songs often are about life experiences; for instance, he sings about his mom’s early onset Alzheimer’s, his several tattoos, his Christian faith, and more.

Allen started singing in church at a very young age. He got his first guitar for his 11th birthday. After college, Allen moved to Georgia where he was a music director and Christian artist. He moved to Nashville in 2013 to pursue a country music career.

In 2017, Allen released a 5-song EP entitled The First Five on Treehouse Records. ‘Sounds Good to Me’ is one of Allen’s song off the EP. Moreover, in April 2017, Allen released Blank Stares, a song he wrote about his mother struggle with Alzheimer’s. He was named “The Highway Find” on SiriusXM in 2017.

In November 2020, Allen signed with the Kinkead Agency for booking. Other songs by Allen include: “War for You, “Cool,” “Christmas Everyday” featuring Rodney Atkins and Rose Falcon (2020) and “Tattoos to Heaven”

Jay Allen The Voice | Audition | Songs

Allen is one of the contestants of season 22 of the NBC reality singing competition The Voice. He is a native of Iowa and he currently lives in Nashville. Season 22 of The Voice premiered on September 19, 2022, and is judged by Camila Cabello, Gwen Stefan, Blake Shelton, and John Legend.

For his audition, Allen performed a rendition of Cody Johnson’s “Til You Can’t” Coach Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton turned their chairs for the singer. Allen chose #TeamGwen who w3ill be helping him going forward in the competition.

Watch The Voice season 2022 on NBC from 8 p.m. PT/ET on Mondays and Tuesdays.

The Voice Season 22 Contestants

The other contestants of The Voice22 include:

  • Morgan Myles
  • Tanner Fussell
  • Kara McKee
  • Hillary Ward
  • Daysia Reneau
  • Chello
  • Valarie Collins-Harding
  • Morgan Taylor
  • Zach Newbould
  • Eva Ullmann
  • Eric Who
  • David Andrew
  • Omar Cardona
  • Steven McMorran
  • Sadie Bass
  • Dia Malai
  • Destiny Lilia
  • La Reina Ley
  • Solsong
  • Justin Aaron
  • Emma Brooke
  • Constance Howard
  • Tanner Howe
  • Jaeden Luke
  • Brayden Lape
  • Ian Harrison
  • Sydney PaigeCara Brindisi
  • Benny Weag
  • Bryce Leatherwood
  • Austin Montgomery
  • Sasha Hurtado
  • Kate Kalvach
  • Julia Aslansli
  • Rowan Grace
  • Parijita Bastola
  • Orlando Mendez
  • Kique Gomez
  • Bodie
  • The Marilynds
  • The Dryes
  • Devix
  • Madison Hughes
  • Kayla Von Der Heide
  • Ava Lynn
  • Andrew Igbokidi
  • Grace Bello
  • Alyssa Witrado
  • Peyton Aldridge
  • Nia Skyfer
  • Kim Cruse
  • Jillian Jordyn
  • Ansley Burns
  • Lana Love

Jay Allen Net worth

Allen has an estimated net worth of $300K-$1 million. He is a singer and songwriter. He has released numerals songs. Allen performs in concerts and shows across USA. Besides, he competed in The Voice 22.


Jay is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @jayallenmusic with over 55K followers as of September 2022.