American Idol Willie Spence Age, Net Worth, Weight & Family

Published Date: 21 Apr, 2021 Updated date: 21 Apr, 2021 By Phil

From 600 pounds to 400 pounds, that’s how much weight Willie Spence lost before auditioning for the 19th season of American Idol. Now, ‘loss’ is a word in the past for him as he is moving impeccably in the winning direction, sitting safely in the top 12 of the competition.

Willie Spence recorded his own song before joining American Idol. So, how much net worth does he make out of his career as a singer and reality star? Scroll down to find out!

Still into his early 20s, Willie Spence is already a star with his breathtaking performance in the 2021 edition of American Idol. Besides being a reality star, Willie is a singer, songwriter, Instagram influencer, and YouTuber.

Willie Spence Age, Family, Parents, Ethnicity

Willie Spence was born as an only child in his family on 18 June 1999, as his mother was 38 years old when she conceived him. The 21-year-old Instagram star and singer grew up in his hometown of West Palm Beach, Florida, with American nationality and African-American ethnicity.

Though born in West Palm Beach, Willie was raised by his parents, Willie Spence Sr. and Sharon Spence (nee Singleton) in Douglas, Georgia. Willie learned to sing from his mother as Sharon was also a singer. Besides, Willie’s father works as a chef.

Talking more about his family, Willie’s maternal grandfather, Willie R. Singleton was a paster who died recently in March 2021.

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For his high school education, Willie attended Coffee High School in Douglas. Later on, he went to Florida State University for his further studies.

How Much Is Willie Spence’s Net Worth? His American Idol Journey

Willie Spence earned popularity as he auditioned for the 19th season of the American Idol in 2021. As of now, he is already safe and sound sitting at the top 12 of the prestigious singing competition.

It was from the day of the audition that Willie started impressing the judges and fans of American Idol. He sang Rihanna’s Diamonds in the audition round which create a buzz among the audiences. Besides, his latest performance on Set Fire to the Rain by Adele in the top 16 saw him easily through to the top 12.

Given his great musical start as well as a career as an Instagram influencer and YouTuber, Willie certainly bags a healthy net worth.

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Is Willie Spence Dating Anyone?

The young and talented singer is yet to reveal anything when it comes to his dating and relationship life. Besides, it’s hard to get any information regarding the matter on social media and the internet.

As per our presumption, Willie seems single and entirely focusing on his singing and social media career. Do watch American Idol and send your love through votes if you want to see this man winning the biggest reality show.

Willie Spence Height, Weight Loss

Willie struggled with his overweight for many years. In fact, at one point, he weighed around 600 pounds. Following a health scare, he decided to focus on his health, and soon he was able to lose 200 pounds before the American Idol audition.

Talking to Parade, Willie stated,

I turned myself into the hospital to get a checkup because I had pain in my chest and the doctors told me that they found fluid in my lungs. I weighed 600 pounds. When they told me that, I knew I had to focus more on my health. I went from 600 to 400 pounds.

Apart from his weight of 400 pounds (181 kg), Willie stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.8 meters).

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Some Interesting Facts About Willie Spence

  • When Willie was just two years old, he used to sing at his grandfather’s church.
  • Before auditioning for American Idol, Willie worked as a caretaker.
  • Willie is also a songwriter and he even released his own song in 2020.
  • He loves R&B music and is a huge fan of American singer K.Michelle.
  • Willie has over 431k followers on his Instagram account and more than 542k subscribers on his YouTube channel.
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