Laine Hardy is an American singer from Livingston, Louisiana, and the season 17 winner of American Idol. On 19 May 2019, Laine Hardy, 18, became the 17th winner of the American Idol season. Additionally, he is a singer and guitarist from the American country. However, he achieved enormous popularity after winning the competition for American Idol in 2019. He now has two new songs and he even announced dates for his tour.
Earlier he did not sing initially, his brother inspired him to sing. Eventually, Laine Hardy auditioned American Idol for the first time in season 16 but did not go far in that season, making it to the top 50. After that, he had no intention of hearing for season 17, but accompanied his friend Ashton Gill to play guitar at her audition, and was encouraged to hear again by judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie. Then, he made it all the way to the final and won the contest making Alejandro Aranda runner-up and Madison Vandenburg’s second runner-up.
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Laine Hardy: Early Life, Education, and Family
Hardy was born to his parents on 12 September 2000 in Livingston, Louisiana, USA. Therefore, he spent his childhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Talking about his parents his father Barry is a building company general contractor and his mother Cindy Lou is a real estate agent. As per siblings, he has Kyle, a brother, and Brittany Banta, an older sister. Likewise, his maternal grandmother is a Seoul-born Korean immigrant. Similarly, talking about his educational qualification, he attended French high school in the settlement and graduated in 2018.
Also, he learned to play the guitar when he was eight, and when he was fourteen he played in a band called the Band Hardy in local bars and restaurants with his brother and cousins.
Laine Hardy: Career and Achievements
Talking about his musical career, in 2018 Hardy released an EP with three tracks, In the Bayou. Later that year the song “Blue Christmas” was released. Similarly, his coronation song “Flame” was released on May 19th, 2019, following his win on American Idol. The same year in May 2019 he performed the song on The View. Likewise, Hardy also announced his first headline tour on 20 September 2019, a 13-date tour taking place throughout the United States from November 14 through 7 December 2019. In April 2020, he released two new tracks, “Land I Grew Up On” and “Let There Be Country,” and in May 2020, performed a version of “Life Is A Highway” on American Idol.
Laine Hardy: Personal life and girlfriend
Currently, Hardy is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend ‘Gracie Lee’. They were first seen together in an Instagram last January to greet his girl. Hardy, along with a nice caption, shared a cute picture of himself and Lee. Although not much data is available about Lee or when or how their relationship began.
Laine Hardy: Net Worth and social media
As a Singer, Hardy has successfully accumulated a good sum of money. His total net worth is around $100,000. His main source of income is his singing career. Talking about his social media availability, he sis available on Instagram by the user name thelainehardy
Laine Hardy: Body measurements
The 20-year-old singer is a handsome young man with a good physique and charming personality. Additionally, he stands 1.72 meters tall and weighs around 68 kgs. He has fair skin complexion with gorgeous thick black hair. However, there are no details on his other body measurements.