Tristen Gressett (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, School, Audition, Songs, Net worth

Tristen Gressett Biography

Tristen Gressett is a singer and songwriter from Pell City, Alabama. He is widely known for contesting in the 20th season of ABC’s reality singing competition American Idol. He attended Pell City School and in 2018 At the 2018 Theatre for Youth Festival in Montgomery, Alabama, he took first place for varsity solo acting and honorable mention for varsity musical theatre.

Tristen Gressett Age | Birthday

Gressett, who is an American Idol season 20 contestant is 17 years old as of February 2022. He has not publicly his exact date of birth thus it’s unclear when he celebrates his birthday.

Tristen Grissett Parents

Gressett was born to his parents in Pelly City, Alabama. The American Idol contestant has not publicly disclosed the identities of his parents or possible siblings. Once available to us, details of his parents will be updated.

Update: Grissett’s mom, Missy is his hero and the strongest person he knows according to his Facebook post.

Tristen Gressett
Tristen Gressett

Tristen Gressett Height

The American Idol season 20 contestant, Gressett has not revealed his actual height measurement. He however stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.

Tristen Gressett Girlfriend

Gressett, who is a singer-songwriter does not reveal if he has a girlfriend or not. He is a 17-year-old Alabama native pursuing a music career.

Update: Gressett has a girlfriend named Leah. On his Instagram bio, he states that “my heart belongs to @leah_loves.art_

Gressett and his girlfriend Leah feature on each other’s Instagram pages.

Tristen Gressett High School

For his high school, Gressett attended Pell City Schools and in 2018 he participated in The ACT Theatre for Youth Division held a Middle/Elementary School festival on April 7, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. James School, Montgomery. He placed in the 1st position in Solo Acting-Varsity winners.

Tristen Gressett American Idol | Audition | Songs

Gressett is one of the contestants of season 20 of ABCs singing reality competition American Idol. The singer is from Pell City, Alabama. He is featured on the American Idol season 20 promo which is set to premiere on February 27, 2022. The judges of the season are Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan, with Ryan Seacrest as the host.

Catch his audition performance on March 13, 2022, on ABC.

Update: Gressett performed a rendition of “Piano Man” by Billy Joel during his American Idol audition. After praise from the judges, the Pell City native was awarded a Golden Ticket to Hollywood Week. Moreover, during the Hollywood Week Genre Challenge, Gressett performed a soulful rendition of a James Brown song. He advanced to Hollywood Duets Challenge which will air on April 3, 2022, on ABC from 8 pm | ET. To find out if Tristen advances to the Showstopper round tune in on ABC on Sunday, April 3, 2022, from 8 pm.

Gresset has released a number of songs including a six-song EP called “Act 1: The Poet” that he released in August 2021. Some of the songs from his EP are Crybaby, The Road, Running,  and The Poet. Moreover, Gressett won Season 13 of the Kowaliga Idol competition, organized by the Kowaliga Country radio station.

Tristen Gressett American Idol 2022 Top 24

After his Showstopper round performance of “Come Together” by The Beatles, Tristen advanced to be among the Top 24 contestants of American Idol season 20.

Tristen Gressett Top 14 American Idol 2022

Tristen Gressett 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 “Are You Gonna Go My Way” by Lenny Kravitz. 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
  • Jay Copeland, 23
  • Lady K, 25
  • Leah Marlene, 20
  • Mike Parker, 27
  • Nicolina Bozzo, 18
  • Noah Thompson, 20

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 Tristen-TEXT 3 TO 21523

American Idol Season 20 Contestants

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

Tristen Gressett Net worth

Gressett has an estimated net worth of $50k-$100K. He is a singer-songwriter from Pell City, Alabama, and he released a six-song EP Act 1: The Poet in August 2021 which can be streamed on all streaming platforms including Spotify and Apple Music.


The Alabama native, Tristen is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @tristengressettmusic with over 1000 Instagram followers as of February 2022.