Music can heal, and Kodi Lee can be the proof. Literally gifted, blind American Idol contestant, Kodi Lee is an autistic singer and pianist. The fans of the reality TV series, American Idol have a new hero in the name of Kode Lee. If not for music, Kodi’s struggles would be relatively greater. Music is his passion, friend, and his best remedy.
On the first night of America Got Talent’s Season 14, Kodi Lee showed what music means to him. After the singer finished signing Donny Hathaway’s A Song for You, the atmosphere was driven in silence and by tears. The judges were on the tears as they looked to praise Kodi. The same was with the audiences.
Not only Kodi won the Gloden Buzzer, but also the hearts of the celebrity judges and the audiences of AGT. Though the singer became a national icon through the sets of AGT, he was already a local phenomenon. As stated on his official website, he is among the only 25 singers in the world who are music savants.
Kodi is passionate about all forms of music, his musical expression is as melodious as his voice. Likewise, his perfect pitch is simply a cherry on the top.
Prior to AGT’s Season 14 premiere, judge and executive producer of AGT, Simon Cowell described him as incredible and a rare talent. As we look to discover his journey on AGT, here are a few things you might want to know about Kodi, first.
Let’s get started.
Kodi Lee doesn’t have an official Wikipedia on the internet. However, as described on his official website, he is 22 years of age at present. The singer celebrates his birthday on the 7th of July. Two months from now, Kodi will turn 23.
Lee was interested in music from a very young age, as described by his mother, Tina Lee. Tina to accompany her son at the AGT’s audition revealed to the celebrity judges Lee suffers from autism. And music is his only remedy to interact with his surrounding. Suffering visible imparity and autism, thing’s couldn’t be any worse for the singer.
Through singing and performing Lee is able to sustain a living, described Tina. Kodi began singing from a young age and has traveled across the globe for musical purpose, according to his official website.
He regularly performs at local venues such as wineries, local restaurants, and music events. Based in New York City, Lee recently performed at the Carnegie Hall, New York City.
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Lee befriends the AGT’s Saon 13 semifinalist, Mikayla Phillips.
Born in New York City, Kodi Lee’s parents are of mixed ethnicity. His mother, Tina Lee is of American descent, while his father is of Korean descent.
The identity of his father is still unknown.
Born to parents of mixed ethnicity, Kodi Lee belongs to Korean-American descent. His nationality is American.
Lee has a white complexion and stands at a decent height. With sound physique, he has a balanced body weight. He has naturally black hair.