Jeremiah Jay Copeland (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Girlfriend, College, Audition, Songs, Net worth

Jeremiah Jay Copeland Biography

Jeremiah Jay Copeland is a singer and songwriter from Salisbury, Maryland. He is widely known for competing in season 20 of ABC’s reality show American Idol. Copeland is a graduate of Salisbury University where he earned two degrees in music and theater.

Jeremiah Jay Copeland Age | Birthday

Copeland is 23 years old as of February 2022. He was born on September 13, 1998. The American Idol contestant, Copeland celebrates his birthday on the 13th of September each passing year.

Jeremiah Jay Copeland Parents | Family

Copeland was born and raised in Salisbury, Maryland to his parents; his mother Ronisha Christine Ryder Copeland, and his father Rufus Rah Ryder.  His mother Ronisha Ryder is an entrepreneur and a consultant with Paparazzi Accessories Jay’s mother is the CEO at Ronnie Cristine’s Accessories.

Moreover, the American Idol contestant comes from a musical family; his uncle Josh Copeland and cousin Madison Copeland are talented singers. Additionally, Jay’s grandfather, George Copeland is responsible for the family singing tradition. His grandfather is the bishop of the United Faith Church of Deliverance in Salisbury, and he was a singer with a singing group named Reverend Copeland and the Singing Disciples.

Copeland has two siblings; two younger brothers Jordan and Christopher.

Jeremiah Jay Copeland
Jeremiah Jay Copeland

Jeremiah Jay Copeland Height

Copeland stands at a height measurement of approximately 5 feet and 8 inches. He has not revealed his actual height to the public.

Jeremiah Jay Copeland Girlfriend

The Salisbury, MD native, Copeland has not publicly revealed his dating status. He likes to keep his personal life private thus it’s unclear whether he has a girlfriend or not. Also, there are no sources linking him to a romantic relationship.

Jeremiah Jay Copeland School | College

Copeland attended Salisbury University from where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music and theater in May 2020. After college graduation, he joined Boston Conservatory at Berklee. On his Facebook page, Copeland posted a letter of acceptance from the Boston Conservatory at Berkley in April 2020. He let his followers know that in the fall of 2020 he was officially going to be a graduate student at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

Besides,  Copeland went to James M. Bennett High School, and as a ninth-grader, he took the stage in the School’s annual “Rock & Roll Revival Show.”

Jeremiah Jay Copeland American Idol | Audition | Songs

The Salisbury native, Copeland is one of the contestants of the 20th season of ABC’s singing reality competition American Idol. He auditioned with a rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Sign, Sealed, Delivered,” and earned a Platinum Ticket to progress to the next stage of the competition. Judges of season 20 of American Idol are Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan. The host is Ryan Seacrest. The show will premiere on February 27, 2022. To catch Jay’s audition, be sure to stay tuned On Sundays at 8 pm on ABC.

Copeland’s audition performance will air on March 21, 2022, on ABC. Tune in on ABC from 8 pm EST to catch his Platinum ticket performance.

The Salisbury, MD native, Copeland received the third Platinum ticket of the season with the first of the season going to HunterGirl and the second to Kenedi Anderson. The Platinum Ticket is a new feature on American Idol for the 20th season because the 20-year anniversary is the platinum anniversary. It lets the recipients take a break on the first day of Hollywood Week, size up the competition and decide who they would like to partner with for a duet.

Jeremiah “Jay” Copeland American Idol 2022 Top 24

Jay Copeland advanced to American Idol season 20 Top 24 after he performed “Jar of Hearts” by Christina Perri during the Showstopper round.

Jeremiah “Jay” Copeland Top 14 American Idol 2022

Jay Copeland is among the Top 14 contestants of the American Idol season 20. Judges’ save put him through to the round of Top 14 after his performance of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons. Other contestants who made it to American Idol 2022 Top 14 are :

  • Ava Maybee, 20
  • Allegra Miles, 18
  • Christian Guardino, 21
  • Dan Marshall, 24
  • Emyrson Flora, 16
  • Fritz Hager, 22
  • Huntergirl, 23
  • Lady K, 25
  • Leah Marlene, 20
  • Mike Parker, 27
  • Nicolina Bozzo, 18
  • Noah Thompson, 20
  • Tristen Gressett, 17

How To Vote for American Idol 2022 Top 20 Contestants

Season 20 of the #Americanidol has reached the voting stages where Americans vote for their favorite contestant in order for them to progress to the next stage.

During the April 10, 2022 performances, each contestant was given a number in the order they performed which you can text to 21523.

The numbers for each contestant who performed on Sunday, April 10, 2022, are listed below:

  • 1 – Jay
  • 2 – Elli Rowe
  • 3 – Tristen Gressett
  • 4 – Scarlet
  • 5 – Sage
  • 6 – Danielle Finn
  • 7 – Mike Parker
  • 8 – Emyrson Flora
  • 9 – Dan Marshall
  • 10 – Jacob Moran
  • 11 – Huntergirl
  • 12 – Nicolina

Voting is open until 6am ET Monday.

Half of the Top 24 performed on April 10, 2022, and you can now vote for who you want to stay in the competition.

Each contestant has a number, which you can text to 21523. You can submit up to 10 votes. TO VOTE FOR Jeremiah Jay Copeland TEXT 1 TO 21523


American Idol Season 20 Contestants

The other contestants of season 20 of ABC’s reality singing competition, American Idol include:

Jeremiah Jay Copeland Net worth

Copeland has an estimated net worth of $75k-$200K. He is a singer-songwriter and has been performing around the country for some time. He competes in the 20th season of American Idol, an ABC singing competition show.