Emery Kelly is an aspiring American pop singer and actor who makes up a third of the band ‘Forever In Your Mind’. He became famous in 2013 after auditioning for the third season of the TV music competition The X Factor. Although he was thrown out on the competition’s boot camp stage, his performance impressed Simon Cowell, who gave him a second chance to join up with two other candidates who had been thrown out and compete again as the trio called Forever In Your Mind.
So far Emery Kelly’s career as a pop artist has been synonymous with the name of his band. He has also been given some acting roles, as you will see here.
After he dropped out of the X Factor Season 3 just before the round of sixteen, the Forever In Your Mind Trio released several EPs and singles. Here you can find out all about Kelly, who continues to play dominant roles in the pop group.
Emery Kelly Bio & Age
The pop singer and actor was born Emery Mikeal Thomas Kelly in New York City, 3 days after Christmas, December 28, 1997, and is an American of nationality and multiracial.
Emery Kelly grew up in New York City where he was educated until high school. His mother is Joanna Kelly. We don’t have many details about his father, except that he was a firefighter. We also know that Emery has a sister named Veronica Kelly who is an aspiring actress.
When he was 16 years old in 2013, Emery Kelly joined forces with Ricky Garcia and Jon Klaasen to form the pop group Forever In Your Mind, as already hinted at. After they were distributed as group candidates for X Factor Season 3, the group didn’t let themselves be discouraged. Instead, they set about releasing their first music video, it was for their single ‘She Lights The World’.
Two years later, after Jon Klaasen left the group and was replaced by Kelly’s cousin Liam Attridge in 2014, the group released a song called ‘Sweet Little Something’. In December of the same year (2015) the group released another song called ‘Wrapped Up For Christmas’, in which Emery Kelly played an important role. Among many other releases, they have also released EPs such as FIYM (2016) and Euphoric (2018).
Emery Kelly also proved his courage as an actor when he starred as Lucas Mendoza in the 2018 Netflix sitcom Alexa and Katie. He played alongside Paris Berelc, Isabel May, Jolie Jenkins, Eddie Shinn, Tiffani Thiessen, and Finn Carr. He has also been cast in several Disney Channel shows like Dog with a Blog, Best Friends Whenever and Lab Rats.
The New Yorker is also an avid gamer and sportsman. He loves skateboarding and other outdoor activities. He also enjoys listening to music and traveling.
Emery Kelly’s height
Emery Kelly stands at a height of 175 cm (5 feet) and has a stated weight of 70 kg (154.4 lb). His hair color is black, while his eye color is dark brown. The singer has pouty lips and usually leaves his curls unkempt.
More facts about the singer
Social media presence
Emery Kelly is present on Twitter and Instagram. At the time of writing, he had over 661,000 followers on Instagram and over 96,000 on Twitter.
Sexual orientation and dating history
Emery Kelly’s sexual orientation is heterosexual. We know this from the fact that he has been dating actress Bailee Madison since May 2015. The relationship did not last long since it ended in November of the same year. Since then, Kelly has remained very much single, at least in the eyes of the media and the public.
Kelly and his band are under contract with Hollywood Records and he is managed by the Paradigm Talent Agency based in Los Angeles.
Place of residence
Emery lives in New York and Los Angeles in the United States of America.
His favorite artists
Emery Kelly is a big fan of Chris Pratt, he looks up to the actor and his favorite actress is Emma Watson.
What is his net worth?
By mid-2019 Emery Kelly is estimated to be worth $1 million. We hope that this value will continue to rise as his career progresses.