Daniel Seavey bio: Age, height, family, girlfriend, career

Daniel Seavey bio: Age, height, family, girlfriend, career

Daniel Seavey is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist from Vancouver. He won the hearts of many pop music fans when he competed in the American Idol competition in 2015 and became the youngest American Idol finalist of the year. He is all grown up now, and he is currently a member of the pop boy bandWhy Don't We. Here is everything you need to know about the former American Idol finalist.

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Daniel Seavey became the youngest American Idol finalist when he competed on the talent show in 2015. He is currently a member of the boy-band Why Don't We.

Daniel Seavey profile summary

  • Name: Daniel James Seavey
  • Birthday: April 2, 1999
  • Age: 21 years (as of 2020)
  • Place of birth: Vancouver, Washington
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac: Aries
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Occupation: Singer-songwriter, instrumentalist
  • Net worth: $2 million

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Daniel Seavey was born in Vancouver, Washington but was raised in Oregon, USA. His parents are Jeffrey and Keri Seavey. His father, Jeffrey, was a pastor at Living Water Community Church, while his mother is a speaker and biblical counselor.

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Daniel has three siblings, Christian, Anna, and Tyler Seavey.

How old is Daniel Seavey?

Seavey was born on April 2, 1999, making Daniel Seavey age 21 years as of 2020.

What is Daniel Seavey's religion?

Daniel's religion is Christianity; his father is a church pastor.

How tall is Daniel Seavey?

Daniel Seavey height is 5'10", and he weighs 65 kg. His body measurements are 43-32-36 inches. His shoe size is 9 (UK). Daniel Seavey eyes are blue.

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Seavey attended Union high school and graduated in 2017. He was still in high school when he competed in American Idol.

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Daniel began learning music at the age of seven. He plays various musical instruments including, the guitar, cello, piano, bass, mandolin, drums, piano, and ukulele.

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As a little boy, Daniel would travel to Portland with his father to play music on the streets for art walks. At the age of 15, he auditioned for a chance to compete on American Idol, and luckily, he got his chance.

Daniel auditioned for season 14 of American Idol in 2015. His rendition of Paula Abdul's Straight Up and Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah at his audition in San Francisco earned him a ticket to Hollywood.

At the Hollywood rounds, he sang Thinking Out Loud, and I See Fire by Ed Sheeran to advance to the Showcase stage.

During the Showcase Week, he sang Straight Up by Paula Abdul again and earned a spot in the Top 24 where he sang I'm Yours by Jason Mraz.

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He sang How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) by Marvin Gaye for his top 16 performance.

At the Top 12 stage, he performed Straight Up by Paula Abdul for the third time and was voted into the Top 11. He performed Happy by Pharrell Williams and Lost Stars by Adam Levine and advanced to the top 9.

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Seavey performed You Make My Dreams by Hall & Oates during the top 9 performance, but unfortunately, he did not make through. He was eliminated at the top 9 stage, but he made history as the youngest American Idol contestant to reach the top-9 stage.

He was eliminated from the competition on April 1, 2015, which a day before his birthday. Though Seavey did not win American Idol, he gained a lot of fans

Post American Idol

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After Daniel Seavey American Idol journey ended, he began posting music videos of him singing covers to different songs on YouTube.

Daniel made a cameo in the music video for Jax’s song La La Land. He also worked with Lovey James on two singles, Secret Love Song and See You Again.

In 2016, Seavey joined the boy band Why Don't We. The five-person band released their first single, Taking You, in October 2016. They released their first EP Only the Beginning on November 25, 2016.

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The band released three more EPs, Something Different, Why Don’t We, and Invitation.

The band went on their Invitation tour, and in December, they performed on Jingle Ball 2017 in front of more than 20,000 people.

The band released its first full-length studio album, 8 Letter, on August 31, 2018, and the album made the top ten on the Billboard pop chart.

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Daniel and his band have performed in famous venues such as Microsoft Theatre and Radio City Music Hall. They sold out Radio City Music Hall in two hours.

Why Don't We recently announced that their new single Fallin' would be released on September 29, 2020.

Daniel was also featured in the TV series Dak and Brody in 2019. He played the character Shef Boi D in two episodes of the series.

Dating history

It seems like female fans of the pop artist are having a great year as there is no Daniel Seavey girlfriend information as of September 2020. The former Idol contestant is believed to be currently single.

What is Daniel Seavey's net worth?

The former American Idol finalist's net worth is estimated to be $2 million. He makes his earnings from his music career.

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Social media

Daniel has 2M followers on Instagram. His fans can connect with him on Twitter via his page @SeaveyDaniel; he has over 830k followers on the platform.

He is @daniejseavey on Facebook. His Youtube channel was created in 2013, and he has 223k subscribers on it.

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Daniel Seavey is a singer and multi-instrumentalist. He is currently a member of the boy band Why Don't We.

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