Matt Wilson (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Buffalo, NY, Height, Wife, Job, Songs, Net worth

Matt Wilson Biography

Matthew Matt Wilson is a Daycare teacher and singer from Buffalo, New York. He is widely known for competing in season 21 of American Idol on ABC. Wilson has released several original songs including “I Can’t Wait” and “Supernatural.” He also performs at his church, Prince of Peace Buffalo. His song, “For Tonight” was nominated for America’s Platinum Ticket at the American Music Awards.

Matt Wilson Age | Birthday

Born on September 14, 2001, Wilson, who is an “American Idol” contestant is 21 years old (age as of 2022). He celebrates his birthday on the 14th of September each year.

Matt Wilson Parents

Wilson was born in Buffalo, New York to his parents; Lucita Morinello (mother) and Jason Wilson (father). Matt’s father, Jason Wilson is African-American while his mother, Lucita Morinello is Puerto Rican.

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Matt Wilson Ethnicity

Wilson holds Afro-Puerto-Rican roots/ethnicity/descent. His dad is an African-American while his mom is a Puerto Rican.

Matt Wilson Height

Wilson, an American Idol season 21 contestant stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 9 inches (approximately).

Matt Wilson Wife

Wilson is married to his wife Melisa Wilson. The pair tied the knot in July 2021 in front of family and friends. Matt’s music video “I Can’t Wait” was made on his wedding day. On July 10, 2022. Wilson and his wife, Melisa celebrated their first marriage anniversary. The Buffalo singer took to Instagram to celebrate with a series of photos with his wife.

Matt Wilson College

Wilson graduated from the Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts.

Matt Wilson Job

Wilson worked as a Daycare teacher at The Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo (JCC). He is also a singer and has released several songs including “Maybe I’m Right,” “I Can’t Wait,” and “Advice.”

Matt Wilson American Idol | Audition

Wilson is one of the contestants of “American Idol” season 21 on ABC. He is a singer from Buffalo, New York. Wilson has released several original songs including “I Can’t Wait, “Advice,” and “Supernatural.” He has been singing since he was 9 years old.

“American Idol” season 21 premiered on February 19, 2023, at 8 PM ET on ABC. The judges of the season are Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, and Katy Perry, with Ryan Seacrest as the host.

On Sunday, February 26, 2023, ABC will air Wilson’s “American Idol” audition performance. Wilson sang a rendition of ”For Tonight” by Giveon during his audition. Stay tuned on ABC from 8 pm on Sunday to catch Matt’s audition who receives a golden ticket to progress to the next round of American Idol season 21. Besides, Matt was nominated for America’s Platinum Ticket at the American Music Awards.

How To Vote for American Idol 2023 Contestants

Voting for American Idol season 21 in 2023 opens on Sunday, April 16, 2023. There are three ways to vote for your favorite contestant:

  1. Vote online at when voting is open; Voters MUST create an account. First-time voters will be sent a confirmation email with a verification code. After receiving the code, go back to the site and enter the code where indicated. This step is necessary only once a season.
  2. Vote in the American Idol app for iOS or Android; The American Idol App is available for download in the Apple Store or Google Play
  3. Vote via text; Text the contestant’s number to 21523; The number for each contestant will be listed on the ABC website when voting begins. Text voting is open to all Wireless Carriers. Message & data rates may apply. Method available IN THE US ONLY.

Fans have to be at least 16 years old and located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands to vote on or in the American Idol app.

Note: You can vote up to 10 times on Each voting method.

American Idol Season 21 Contestants

The contestants of “American Idol” Season 21 include:

Matt Wilson Net worth

Wilson has an estimated net worth of $100K-$200K. He is a singer and songwriter from Buffalo, New York. He is also a Daycare teacher at JCC. Wilson has released several original songs

Matt Wilson Instagram

Matt is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @mattwilsonsings with over 2,300 followers as of February 2023.