Tyson Venegas (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity and Nationality, Height, Songs, Audition

Tyson Venegas Biography

Tyson Venegas is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Vancouver. He is widely known for competing in American Idol season 21 on ABC. Venegas has already released original songs including “What If” and “Never Give Up.” Moreover, he became the youngest singer to win the Star Showcase Award at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) in 2013.

Tyson Venegas Age | Birthday

Born on August 31, 2005, Venegas is 17 years old (age as of 2022). He celebrates his birthday on the 31st of August each year.

Tyson Venegas Parents

Venegas was born in Vancouver, Canada to his parents;   Iris Samson (mother) and Paul Venegas (father). Tyson’s mom, Iris Samson was born in the Philippines while his dad, Paul Venegas is a Canadian.

Tyson Venegas
Tyson Venegas

Tyson Venegas Ethnicity and Nationality

Venegas is a Filipino-Canadian when it comes to his ethnicity and Nationality. He was born in Port Moody, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada. Tyson’s mother is originally from the Philippines. Moreover, Venegas has two siblings; a sister and a brother.

Tyson Venegas Height

Venegas stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 4 inches (approximately).

Tyson Venegas Songs

Venegas is a singer-songwriter from Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada. He started singing at a very early age. Venegas has competed in several music talent shows. In May 2013, he won the British Columbia Junior Talent Search, and in August 2013, he became the youngest singer to win the Star Showcase Award at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE).

Moreover, Venegas has made appearances in several television shows including Little Big Shots hosted by Steve Harvey where he performed Steve Wonder’s “Superstition.” He also appeared at “The Voice Philippines Teens” in 2020.

Furthermore, Venegas has released several original songs including “Snow,” “What If,” and “Never Give Up.” You can stream, buy, and listen to Tyson’s songs on Spotify, Amazon Music, and Apple Music.

Tyson Venegas American Idol | Audition

Venegas is one of the contestants competing in “American Idol” season 21 on ABC. He is a singer-songwriter from Vancouver, Canada. Venegas has competed in other singing competitions. He competed briefly on The Voice Teens Philippines, but had to drop out due to Covid restrictions. The  Canadian singer also appeared on Little Big Shots in 2018, and recently auditioned for the Berklee Sarah McLachlan School of Music.

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

Venegas sang a rendition of Billy Joel’s “New York State of Mind” during his audition for the American Idol. The three judges were impressed with his performance showering him with praises. The Vancouver native received the first Platinum ticket of the season.

Watch below Tyson’s “American Idol” audition performance that earned him a Platinum ticket; (Video courtesy of YouTube/American Idol)


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 AmericanIdol.com/vote when voting is open; Voters MUST create an ABC.com 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 ABC.com or in the American Idol app.

American Idol Season 21 Contestants

The contestants of “American Idol” Season 21 include:

Tyson Venegas Instagram

Venegas is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @tysonvenegas with over 7,900 followers as of February 2023.

Tyson Venegas Net worth

Venegas has an estimated net worth of $100K-$300K. He is a singer and songwriter from Vancouver, Canada. Venegas has been performing in different stages; schools and events from a young age. Moreover, he has released original music/songs which can be streamed on Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music. He is a contestant of American Idol season 21.