Who is Laine Hardy?
American singer Laine Hardy is the winner of the 17th season of the American Idol. He is currently enjoying his second musical Tour.
Full Name: Laine Hardy
Age: 19 years old
Date of Birth: September 12, 2000
Place of Birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Father’s name: Barry Hardy
Mother’s name: Cindy Lou
Net Worth: $1 million
Relationship status: In a relationship
Height: 5 ft. 7 inches
Weight: 60 kg
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Black
Early/Personal life, Family:
He was born on the 12th of September 2000 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Barry Hardy (father) and Cindy Lou (mother). His father is a general contractor of a construction company and his mother, Cindy is a real state agent.
He grew up along with his elder sister, Brittany Banta, and elder brother, Kyle.
Laine is of Scottish-French-Korean ancestry and holds American citizenship.
Career and Education:
He graduated from the French Settlement High School, Louisiana in 2018. He became interested in the field of Music at the tender age of 8.
Also, he began playing the guitar and his cousins and brother were also involved in the music. The group formed a band called The Hardy Band.
The band performed in the local Bars and Restaurants where he used to play musical instruments.
Later, his brother, Kyle encouraged him to sing for the band.
He released his first Extended play, In the Bayou in 2018 with 3 tracks. The tracks include Hurricane, Louisiana Lady and In the Bayou.
American Idol 2019
In season 16 of American idol, he auditioned for the first time but he got rejected earlier. Then he went to support his friend, Ashton Gill by playing the guitar. The judges accepted his friend and they also asked him to sing a song. He sang the song The Weight. The judges appreciated his confidence, and of course, his voice. Eventually, they gave the ticket to him.
Finally, on the 19th of 2019, he was crowned as the winner of the season.
Relationships and Affairs:
Laine is currently in a relationship with Sydney Becnel. The lovebirds began dating each other back in mid of 2018.
Previously, he was in a relationship with another girl. In 2018, he appeared in the audition of the American Idol with her.
Net worth and Salary:
He has an estimated net worth of around $1 million USD and earns around 21k to $208k as a singer. From an American Idol, his prize amount was $250k for his album and got $1k weekly during the album recording.