Todrick Hall is an American musician and YouTube sensation who entered the spotlight during his time in the 2009 American Idol competition. Hall, who went to audition for the talent show, got all the judges’ approval after he sang a self-composed song. He gradually progressed into other stages but his journey came to an end in the Top 16 Round.
With the recognition he gained from American Idol, it did not take long for the singer and songwriter to have a large fan base. He got the initiative to launch a YouTube career and today, Hall is among one of the most trending stars on the internet. Get his bio details and learn about his relationship life in this piece.
Todrick Hall Bio (Age)
Todrick Hall was born on the 4th of April, 1985 in Plainview, Texas, the United States. He was raised by his mother and step-father alongside his brother. During his early years, Hall was enrolled in a ballet dance class and this was the commencement of his journey into the entertainment industry. His early performances include plays like The Color Purple, and Beauty and the Beast, and performed with Holland America Line, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockette, among others.
The youngster showed immense interest in music and by the time he entered high school, he was already writing songs. In 2008, he uploaded a video of his song ”It’s Hard to Say Goodbye” which was a huge success as it attracted more than 2 million viewers as well as subscribers.
His Career Progression
As Todrick Hall’s talent improved, he tried his luck during the 2009 American Idol audition in Texas. He performed a song he had composed and this impressed the 4 judges on the show. Hall scaled through several stages on the show but was finally evicted in the Top 16 round.
After leaving American Idol, the singer took to YouTube to establish himself as a YouTube sensation. He uploaded videos of self-composed songs as well as dance videos of flash mobs. The singer also released an album in December 2013 titled ”Dear Santa” and the next year, he started a web series called Pop Star High in which he made parodies of top musicians like Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and others.
Todrick Hall then garnered a lot of attention to himself from his appearance on shows like The Today Show, Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul, and others. He also released a second album called ”Straight Outta Oz” and embarked on a tour around the United States and Canada to promote the album. The singer later extended his tour to Europe, Australia, and North America to enhance publicity. During that period, Todrick Hall was also known for being a dancer for the popular musician, Taylor Swift.
With the success he had recorded from his two studio albums, Todrick Hall put his talent to work and came up with his third album titled ”Forbidden”. The album was dropped on 27th March 2018 and once again he went on a tour around Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and the United States to promote the album. He has also released several EPs including ”Haus Party, Pt.1”, which he released in May 2019. The artist has revealed that he intends to support the EP with a tour tagged ‘The Haus Party World Tour’.
Moreso, Hall has appeared in several Broadway plays including Waitress, Chicago, Kinky Boots, and Memphis, among others.
Is Todrick Hall Gay? Does He Have A Boyfriend?
It normal for fans to be interested in the love life of the American musician as he is a very good looking young man. To answer your curiosity about Hall’s sexuality, the musician confirmed that he is gay; however, currently, he does not have a boyfriend.
He was previously in a relationship with a model, Jesse Pattison, back in 2016. The two were popular for their appearance on a YouTube video titled Boyfriend Tag which was posted by the singer on his channel. The singer expressed his affection for his partner and revealed that they had been together for several months.
However, their relationship was shortlived as word on the street is that they broke up in 2017. It is also known that after the breakup, Todrick Hall went on Instagram and shared the truth of his relationship with Jesse. He revealed that the latter took undue advantage of his feelings and in the end, Jesse betrayed him by cheating on him. The singer even went further to list out the qualities that his new partner must meet before he is given a chance to be with him.