Taylor Jalen Fagins (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Education, Job, Audition, Songs, Net worth

Taylor Jalen Fagins Biography

Taylor Jalen Fagins is a singer and songwriter from La Palma, California. He is known for his original song ‘We Need More,’ which honors George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and others. He is a contestant of American Idol season 20.

Taylor Jalen Fagins Age | Birthday

Fagins is 28 years old as of 2022. He was born on January 20, 1994, in La Palma California. The singer-songwriter, Fagins celebrates his birthday on the 20th of January each year.

Taylor Jalen Fagins Parents

Taylor Fagins was born in La Palma, California to his parents; Suzanne Fagins Stover, his mother, and Reginald Stover, his father. He started singing at the age of 9. He revealed that his grandmother was a church choir singer and it was her who inspired him to start singing.

Taylor Jalen Fagins
Taylor Jalen Fagins

Taylor Jalen Fagins Height

Fagins, a singer-songwriter stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 1 inch. He weighs around 240lbs.

Taylor Jalen Fagins Girlfriend

Fagins is dating his girlfriend Johnique Mitchell, who is an actor and singer. The duo began dating in 2019, making 2022 their third year as lovers. Besides, Taylor’s girlfriend attended Penn State University where she was a research student.

Taylor Jalen Fagins Education

Fagins earned a BA in Drama from the University of California, Irvine in 2017 after graduating from Los Alamitos High School in 2013. He is currently studying writing and design for musical theater at Berklee NYC.

Taylor Jalen Fagins Job and Music Career

Fagins started singing at the age of 9. His grandmother who was in the church choir influenced him to start singing. Fagins began writing his originals during his second year of college. He released his debut single in March 2020.

After college graduation, he started his professional career by joining the casts of Violet (Chance Theatre, CA), Brad Knows Nothing (Theatre Row, NY), Hairspray (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, OR), and many others.

The Orange County native, Taylor also won the American Songwriter Annual Song Contest in 2020. Upon winning the song, Contest he was awarded $10,000 prize money and a guitar.

When Fagins is not doing music, he works as an Online Engagement Coordinator at Hope Church NYC.

Taylor Jalen Fagins American Idol

Fagins is one of the contestants in the 20th season of ABC’s singing reality competition American Idol. His audition was aired during the season premiere on  Sunday, February 27, 2022.  For the audition, he performed his own original song  ‘We Need More,’ which honors George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.  He earned a Golden ticket with his performance impressing judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie.

Moreover, the New York-based singer, Fagins advanced from the Hollywood Week Genre Challenge to the next round of the American Idol which is the Hollywood Duets Challenge. Tune in on  ABC from 8 pm |ET on April 3, 2022, to catch his duet challenge performance.

American Idol Season 20 Contestants

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

Taylor Jalen Fagins Net worth

Fagins, a singer-songwriter, and actor has an estimated net worth of $ 300K-$1 million. Apart from singing and songwriting, Fagins works as an Online Engagement Coordinator at Hope Church NYC.