Conan Gray is an American singer-songwriter, social media star, TV personality, and musician. Initially, he began uploading vlogs, covers, and original songs to YouTube as a teenager. He made his first official step into the music career on November 20, 2014, after he uploaded a video of a cover of the song To Make You Feel My Love. He started his solo singing career in 2016, with the release of singles See Right Through and The Other Side. He signed a record deal with Republic Records in 2018, where he released his debut EP Sunset Season (2018). By September 2019, Conan released 3 new singles titled Checkmate, The King, and Comfort Crowd. His debut studio album Kid Krow (2020) debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200, making it the biggest US new artist debut of 2020. His sophomore album Superache was released on June 24, 2022. He made his first TV show appearance as a musical guest on the Michael Moore/Busy Philipps/Conan Gray/Brendan Buckley episode of the comedy, talk-show series, Late Night with Seth Meyers in January 2019. His self-titled YouTube channel has accumulated more than 4 million subscribers. He also won a Shorty Award in 2019 in the category of “Best YouTube Musician”.
What is Canon Gray Famous For?
- Being a singer-songwriter and musician.
- For his debut EP, “Sunset Season” (2018).
- For releasing hit singles, Idle Town (2017), Crush Culture (2018), and Comfort Crowd (2019).
- Winning a Shorty Award for “Best YouTube Musician” in 2019
Where is Conan Gray From?
Conan Gray was born on 5th December 1998 with the birth name of Conan Lee Gray. He is from Lemon Grove, California, the USA. He holds American nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed as he was born to an Irish father and a Japanese mother. His present age is 23 as of 2021. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and his religion is Christianity. As an infant, his family moved to Hiroshima, Japan, due to his grandfather required medical care. After living there for two years, the family moved back to California. His parents divorced when he was three years old. In a “Draw My Life” video, he details his experiences with divorce as a young child. He has a sister who has appeared with him on his YouTube channel’s video. As his father was in the military, Gray moved twelve times throughout his childhood, moving three times during sixth grade alone. He was frequently bullied throughout grade school. He was one of only five Asian children at his school. Later, he settled in Georgetown, Texas, as a preteen where he remained for the rest of his teenage years. He was accepted to UCLA, and moved to Los Angeles, California in September 2017 and studied filmmaking.
Conan Gray Career Timeline
- In the year 2013, Conan Gray created his official YouTube channel and started creating videos at the age of 15 which focuses on topics such as baking and mainly focused on his everyday day life. His vlog content centers heavily on his life in small-town Texas.
- He has recorded music, showed his art, and created other videos for his vlog with more than 25 million views.
- He then self-released his debut single “Idle Town” in March 2017 which gained over 14 million streams on Spotify and 12 million views on YouTube.
- He self-released his second single “Grow” on September 1, 2017, with the music video following the next day.
- He released the single “Generation Why” in October 2018.
- In November 2018, Gray released the five-track EP Sunset Season which includes the songs “Idle Town”, “Generation Why”, “Crush Culture”, “Greek God”, and “Lookalike”.
- He made his late-night television debut when he performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers on the eve of February 2019.
- He re-released the single “The Other Side” in February 2019.
- He released a series of singles off of his debut album, Kid Krow, namely “Checkmate”, “Comfort Crowd”, and “Maniac”, “The King” between March and October 2019.
- He was awarded the 2019 Shorty Award for Best YouTube Musician and was nominated for Breakthrough Artist at the 2019 Streamy Awards.
- In early 2020, Gray’s single “Maniac” became successful on international mainstream pop radio. It became his first Billboard-charting single when it reached number 25 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart, as well as the top 100 charts of Australia, Ireland, and South Korea.
- On 20th March 2020, he released his debut full-length studio album “Kid Krow”. In August 2020, the song “Heather” became popular on the social media platform TikTok, consequently becoming Kid Krow’s sixth and final single.
- He also performed “Heather” on both The Late Late Show with James Corden and The Today Show in October 2020.
- He released the single “Fake” with American singer Lauv in October 2020.
- He released the singles “Astronomy”, “People Watching” and “Jigsaw” between May 2021-January 2022.
- He next announced that his second album Superache would be released on June 24, 2022.
- He released the song “Memories” on 15th April 2022.
- He released the fifth single off the album, “Yours” on 19th May.
Who is Conan Gray Dating?
Conan Gray is not married yet and he is still to get married. He is assumed to be single at present. On 3rd December 2019, he posted a picture of him and Matty Healy on Instagram. His followers were confused about whether he is bisexual and is dating Matty. But he hasn’t confirmed anything about it. He is enjoying his present life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Conan Gray Height and Weight?
Conan Gray stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches. His body weight is around 68 kg. He has dark brown hair and eyes with slim body type. He has got a healthy body. Whereas his other body size is still to get disclosed yet.
How much is Conan Gray Net Worth?
Conan Gray is a successful singer and songwriter who has released several songs, singles, and a number of albums. From his profession, he has accumulated a net worth of $4 Million as of 2022. His annual salary is around $400K. His main source of wealth comes from the music industry.