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Willie Spence Biography, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend, Honored and 2nd Place American Idol Finale Performance




Willie Spence Biography

Willie Spence (born on 18 June 1999) is a Floridian singer especially known for his performance in American Idol Season 19 2021. He was discovered at age 18 when he decided to launch into a version of Rihanna’s “Diamonds” while sitting in a sports hall at Coffee High School in Douglas, Ga. A friend filmed the performance and it wound up on social media.

Willie was recently shortlisted for the top 5 on Season 19 of the American Idol.

Keys to the City Honor

On Tuesday, Willie who is an American Idol Top 3 contestant was welcomed home with so much love from his fans. Upon his arrival, Mayor Tony Paulk presented Willie with the key to the city of which Spence was already aware. However, he had a new surprise on its way after Gov. Brian Kemp declared the week as Willie Spence Week throughout the state of Georgia.

The following are the Top 16 of the American Idol Season 19:

Willie Spence Age and Birthday

He was born on June 18, 1999, in West Palm Beach, Florida in the United States of America. He is 21 years old as of 2021. Willie celebrates all of her birthdays every 18 of June every year.




Willie Spence Height and Weight

Spence stands at a good height. He has not disclosed any information about his height and weight. He has black hair and brown eyes. The information about his body measurements is not available. Willie was diagnosed with fluid accumulation in his lungs; right after Diamond’s version.

At that time, he weighed about 600 pounds. The doctors claimed that his survival would be difficult seeing his medical condition and weight. But Spence had made a decision to follow his dreams and lost 200 pounds since then. He is still focusing on weight loss.

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Willie Spence Parents

Willie is a very secretive young man. He has not disclosed any information about his mother or the father but he had shared a video talking with his mother. Willie is the only child of his parents. The information about his family will soon be updated.




Willie Spence Girlfriends

The singer is no in a relationship. He likes keeping his personal information in a low profile. Willie is still studying and he would like to concentrate on his career as a musician.

Willie Spence Career

He began singing at age 3 and says he was really discovered when he performed “Amazing Grace” at his grandmother’s church in Florida when he was just 6. He has also released a song in early 2020 called “Champion,”. He went on to release his debut song called “So Gone,” which is about a guy who is head over heels in love with his lady. The music video, released in mid-January, features Famous Ocean and Luh Kel as the young couple.

Willie Spence American Idol

Auditions

The 21-year-old upcoming musician, Spence, auditioned in San Diego where he sang ” Diamonds” by Rihanna. All three judges voted “yes”, sending him to the next round.




Hollywood Round

At the Hollywood Round, Willie was shown in the R&B” category of the Genre Challenge where he sang “All of Me” by John Legend. Spence was later shown in a duet called “Destin2Be” with Kya Monee singing “Stay” by Rihanna, ft. Mikky Ekko. During the Showstoppers Round, he sang “I Was Here” by Beyonce. Afterward, during the Final Judgment, the judges told him that he did enough to become a Top 24 semifinalist.

Top 24

During the Top 24 show, he sang “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler. He later sang “The Prayer” by Celine Dion. He did a duet with Katharine McPhee. Willie received enough votes to be considered “Safe” and was listed for the top 16.

Top 16

For the top 16 show, Willie sang “Set Fire to the Rain” by Adele and emotions were high as he delivered a brilliant almost heavenly performance. “Every note was thoughtful. The moment you looked at the camera. The moment that you stepped away from the mic. You were possessed in a Godly way,” Katy Perry said.

Top 5

The amazingly talented musician, Spence, has recently surprised all his fans as well as the judges with his breathtaking performance. He also made headlines after he made as one of the contestants in the top 5 of the Season 19 of the American Idol.

Season Finale

It has been a long journey for this season’s competitors as all were very competitive and all deserved to win. The fans of Willie were however very disappointed after he came in second in the competitions. However, just like the former competitors like Adam LambertChris DaughtryJennifer Hudson, and Tori Kelly, we equally anticipate great success from Spence in the coming years.




Voting

Viewers can cast their votes between now and 6:00 a.m. ET | 3:00 a.m. PT in three ways:

  1. Go to americanidol.com/vote
  2. Use the American Idol app
  3. Text the contestant’s number (listed below) to 21523.

Willie Spence Net Worth

His net worth is still under review. The information about his net worth will soon be updated.

Willie Spence Weight Loss

Willie was diagnosed with fluid accumulation in his lungs; right after Diamond’s version. At that time, he weighed about 600 pounds. The doctors claimed that his survival would be difficult seeing his medical condition and weight.




But Spence had made a decision to follow his dreams and lost 200 pounds since then. He is still focusing on weight loss.

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