Blake Lewis Bio, Age, Height, Career, Personal Life, Net Worth & MorePosted By: Ejaz Abbasi | January 10, 2019
Blake Lewis Introduction:
Blake Colin Lewis was born on 21st July 21, 1981. He is known as an American singer, songwriter, as well as a beatboxer who was appearing as the runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol. He released his major debut album titled as A.D.D. (Audio Day Dream) was on 4th December 2007 through 19 Recordings and Arista Records. He released his first single titled as “Break Anotha” on 30th October 2007. When he launched and released his second single entitled “How Many Words”, which ranked at number eight on the U.S. Billboard Dance/Club Play Songs.
He launched and released his second album, labeled as Heartbreak on Vinyl, on 6th of October 2009. The first single labeled as “Sad Song” was premiered on 21st July 2009.
He afterward made his third album, named as Portrait of a Chameleon, that was released on 20th May 2014. It is known as his first independent record including the single “Your Touch” as well.s
Early Years Of Blake Lewis
Lewis was born to his parents in Redmond, Washington. His parents are Dallas and Dinah Lewis. Dinah is known as a former rocker who is still working as a singer and guitar player. He blessed with an only child. Blake belongs to Welsh, Swiss, German and Irish ancestry. He went to Kenmore Junior High and afterward Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Washington. In high school, Lewis took part in many high school state competitions also. He also participated in several musicals and comedy and rap films along with his friends.
Lewis began beatboxing at the age of seventeen. Blakes Lewis also works as the guitar, keyboard and drums player and has composed different songs like She Loves the Way, Emotional Waterfalls, Dumpty Humpty and Jealousy as well.
After getting graduated from high school in the year 1999, Lewis started working along with the group on a 10-track album labeled as Put It In the Microphone, but he left the group in the year 2002 to be a solo musician. He also started to have connections with several different musicians by his appearance regularly in numerous venues in Seattle like Nectar Lounge in Fremont, SeaMonster Lounge, Lo-Fi Performance Gallery, Jet Deck in Everett.
Blake Lewis American Idol
Lewis gave auditions for it in Seattle along with “Crazy” by Seal and an off-screen performance of “Sunday Morning” by Maroon 5. Later on, he performed singing it in front of the other finalists which was praised by the audience.
Lewis finished the last male applicant standing After Lewis’ appeared performing on “Lovesong” 311 on March 27. Cowell made sure that Lewis was one of the front-runners of male applicants on American Idol.
Blake Lewis, Interview with MTV.com
Lewis was featured because of his beatboxing and scat singing skills in the whole competition, especially in the appearances which include “Virtual Insanity”, “All Mixed Up”, “Time of the Season”, “You Give Love a Bad Name”, “You Should Be Dancing”, “This Is Where I Came In” and “This Love” as well . He had also managed to perform on songs that include “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” as well as “You Give Love a Bad Name”. Lewis made his cooperation with a substantial beatboxing component and made the song seem particularly unique from its real version.
In the year, 2007, Lewis paid a visit to his hometown, Seattle, Washington for the traditional Idol Top 3 hometown tours. He made numerous appearances at radio stations and then played acting on a concert in Seattle at Westlake Center, which include his performance on “Baby Got Back” along with Sir Mix-a-Lot. He paid his visit on the top of the Space Needle.
Amazingly, Lewis got “Chris Sligh, Rudy Cárdenas”, applicants from the sixth season of American Idol, who were on the list of “American idols” on his profile on American Idol official website, have Lewis on their lists.
Blake Lewis Post-Idol
His songs that he sang on American Idol were on sale at the iTunes Store and the American Idol official website as Blake Lewis.
After performing in the finale of the Idol, Blake Lewis also appeared performing on television shows. He also acted performing Maroon 5’s “She Will Be Loved” on The Morning Show along with Mike and Juliet (combined with a snippet of U2’s “With or Without You”), The Today Show, Live with Regis as well as Kelly and The Early Show. Lewis was also featured on Total Request Live, The Morning Show along with Mike and Juliet with, Jordin Sparks and Larry King Live with applicants.
Lewis participated in the “American Idols Live! Tour 2007” from the 6th July – 23 September 2007, with other applicants in the top ten. Before performing on the different shows, Lewis, changed his look and dressed up as a janitor character known as Bob Bobberson and sometimes as a Pop-Tart also. He appeared performing “She Loves the Way” on the last show, and became the first Idol who performed singing their pre-Idol original materials on the tour.
Lewis was titled as number five in the list of the ten sexiest Idol applicants ever on the website when it was the running of the sixth season of American Idol and was peaked number 21 on the list
Blake Lewis Career
2007-2008: A.D.D. (Audio Day Dream)
On 6 March 2008, Blake Lewis was found performing on “How Many Words”, from his album titled as A.D.D. (Audio Day Dream), on the American Idol result television show.
Blake’s launched his second single, titled “How Many Words” which was released on 10th March 2008. A.D.D. has been uploaded online at iTunes which include his music video for his first single titled as “Break Anotha”.
Lewis stated that he’s composed four songs already for his second album, for which he’s been on with his band’s drummer, KJ “Quantize” Sawka.
It was stated that Lewis has made cooperations along with his friends on the band, Project Lionheart at a track labeled as “My Eyes” as well as “Hell Yeah”.vocals. Blake was highlighted on a song for BT’s album, titled as “throwback to Flock of Seagulls.”.
2009-2012: Heartbreak on Vinyl
In the year, 2009, Blake Lewis also performed appearing at the 2009 Congressional Clubs’ First Lady’s Luncheon to Honor Michelle Obama. He also appeared performing on three songs which include a beatbox version of “America the Beautiful”.
He made a contract with Tommy Boy Entertainment to made the record of an electronica album.
The first single from the album, entitled “Sad Song”, was released in the market on 21 July 2009. The album was released on 6th October 2009.
2013-present: Portrait of a Chameleon
On 25th of Feb, 2013, it was declared that Lewis has made a contract along with Republic Records. He was about to release his third studio album Portrait in the year 2013 and the first single “Your Touch” on-aired on 26th February 2013 on an ad for Internet Explorer 10.
Blake Lewis Voice Acting
Lewis also presented his voice in acting debut in the English dub of the anime series, entitled as Durarara!!, in which he gave his voice for Kasuka Heiwajima. Lewis had also presented his voice for a character titled as Thump on one episode of Generator Rex.
Blake Lewis Net Worth:
Blake Colin Lewis earns the estimated net worth of the US $1.2 million approximately.
He is Best recognized as the beatboxing applicant on season six of American Idol, Blake Lewis suffers from Bothell, WA. Lewis belongs to a musical family and started singing when he was at the age of five. He made his amazing impressions on Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell, and Paula Abdul at the time of giving auditions at Seattle by his beatboxing and performance of Seal’s “Crazy”. He also released his many songs album along with his singles which raised his net worth much high.
Blake Lewis Personal Life:
So far as his personal life is concerned, he made many relationships. He has not got married or divorced until now and hasn’t blessed with children nor a wife yet. He was rumored to be in a short-term relationship with a well-known singer Vanessa Hawke, which started in the year 2002 and they broke up just after a year, he then got interested in another relationship, with Jordin Sparks in the year 2005. In the year 2008, he started dating actress/ singer known as Haley Scarnato. And the couple remained together until the year 2012. Nowadays he is single.
Blake Lewis who was born in Redmond, Washington is known as an American singer-songwriter. He has released his many albums and singles by which he earned a respectable amount of net worth. Although, he has dated many singers but hasn’t got married yet