Caleb Perry Johnson, also known as Caleb Johnson, is an American singer and songwriter who won the thirteenth season of American Idol. Currently, he works for “Big Johnson Records” and “Interscope” and “19”. Not only this, the singer also plays piano, and guitar well and is a good vocalist. His music genre comprises rock, hard rock, as well as heavy metal.
Caleb Johnson is a native of Asheville, North Carolina, and was born on 23rd of April 1991. His birth sign is Taurus. By nationality, he is an American and belongs to white ethnicity. His father David Johnson is a retired football coach and works for the Park and Recreation Department of Buncombe County, North Carolina. Likewise, his mother, Tamra Johnson, works as an accountant. He also has a brother, Houston Johnson.
Johnson enrolled at Clyde A. Erwin High School where he was involved in several extra-curricular activities like sports, drama, chorus, as well as did some mission work with some volunteering at his church, Calvary Baptist. At 17, he was offered to be the lead singer by Josh Sawyer who had a band in his high school. Ever since he is involved in singing.
Upon graduation, he first joined Rock Bottom band as its lead singer. A year later, he switched to his friend Josh Sawyer in rock band Elijah Hooker. They released a self-titled debut album Elijah Hooker.
In 2011, he auditioned for the tenth season of American Idol for the first time where he was put through to Hollywood Week and was in a Hollywood group with James Durbin. The following year, he auditioned for the eleventh season and made it to the Top 42.
Again, he returned to American Idol stage for the thirteenth season to mark his victory. Soon after his win, he began working on his debut album, Testify, collaborating with James Michael, Blair Daly, Brian Howes, Aloe Blacc, and Howard Benson.
Later, he parted ways with his record label and started working on his second album independently.
Johnson, 26, is possibly single and unmarried. Though he actively surfs social networking sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, he has not shared any pictures with a lady who can be assumed as his girlfriend or wife.
Nonetheless, he was rumored to have involved in a romantic relationship with the runner-up of American Idol season 13, Jena Irene. The two later confirmed that the buzz was untruthful.
Singer Caleb Johnson is a wealthy singer with an estimated net worth of $1 million. The major source of his earning comes from the sales of his album and singles. Also, he has self-titled YouTube channel through which he adds tremendous sum.