Talakai (The Voice) Bio, Age, Parents, Mom, Ethnicity, Height, Partner, Children, Job, Audition, Battles Round, Net worth

Talakai Biography

DeAngelo Talakai is a server and singer-songwriter from Sacramento, CA. He goes by the stage name Dee Young. Talakai is widely known for competing in The Voice season 24 on NBC. He works as a server by day and a singer by night. He has already released several original songs including “Beautiful Day,” “Made for You,” and “Beautiful Creation.” Moreover, Talakai’s a John Legend look alike/ doppelgänger.

Talakai Age | Birthday

Talakai is 35 years old as of 2023. He was born on October 25, 1988, so he celebrates his birthday on the 25th of October every year.

Talakai Parents

Talakai was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He grew up under the care of his grandparents. Talakai’s grandfather passed away when he was 10, after which he was repeatedly abused which resulted in him running away from home. He was then taken into foster care in Sacramento. Later, Talakai was adopted by his mom’s friend. Talakai’s biological father passed away when he was a baby. He has a sister named Kalo. Details about Talakai’s family and mother are currently under review and will soon be updated.

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Talakai Ethnicity

Talakai’s ethnicity is mixed. He is multiracial with both black and Latin descents.

Talakai Height

Talakai’s height measurement is 6 feet and 2 inches tall (approximately).

Talakai Partner, Gay

Talakai is openly gay and a member of the LGBTQIA+ Community. According to Talakai’s Facebook profile, he is married to Moises Alejandro. The pair tied the knot in June 2017.

Talakai Children

When Talakai was still exploring his sexuality, he dated a woman, and together they had a son called De’Amani Jaleel Watson. His partner Alejandro was also married to a woman and he has kids from that marriage.

Talakai The Voice Season 24 | Audition

Talakai is a contestant in The Voice season 24 on NBC. He is a singer-songwriter from Sacramento, California. He has already released original music/songs. His songs are available for streaming and they include “Beautiful Day,” “Made for You,” and “Beautiful Creation.”

“The Voice” season 24 premiered on September 25, 2023, at 8 pm on NBC. The judges/coaches of the show are  Niall Horan, Gwen Stefani, and John Legend. Joining in as a new coach is country singer and actress Reba McEntire.

Talakai performed a rendition of “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith during “The Voice” season 24 blind auditions. For his impressive audition performance, he got two-chair turns from John Legend and Reba. John Legend was the first to his chair and was surprised  Talakai was his lookalike. The John Legend’s lookalike wish came true when John turned his chair. Ultimately, he chose John Legend to be his coach, so he’s on Team Legend.

“The Voice” Season 24 airs on Mondays and Tuesdays on NBC at 8 p.m. and episodes are available for streaming the next day on Peacock.

Stay tuned from Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 8 p.m. on NBC to catch the Battles Rounds of The Voice season 24.

Performance in The Voice Battles Round

Talakai’s The Voice Battles Round 2023 performance is yet to be aired. Stay tuned on NBC from 8 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays to catch his performance in The Voice Battles round and to find out whether he advances to the Knockouts of “The Voice” season 24.

The Voice Season 24 Contestants

The other contestants of  “The Voice” season 24 on NBC include:

Talakai Net worth

Talakai’s estimated net worth is around $150K-$500K. He is a server by day and singer-songwriter by night. He has original music available for streaming on Spotify, YouTube, and Apple Music. Moreover, Talakai is a contestant in The Voice season 24 on NBC.


Talakai’s Instagram handle is @talakaiofficial, with over 16K followers as of October 2023.