|Adam Young Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2½ in|
|Date of Birth||July 5, 1986|
Adam Young is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who is popular for hit singles like Fireflies and Good Time. He has more than 300k followers on Instagram, more than 1 million followers on Twitter, more than 8 million followers on Facebook, and more than 3 million subscribers on YouTube.
Adam Randal Young
Ottumwa, Iowa, United States
Adam attended Owatonna Senior High School in Minnesota.
Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist
- Father – Randal Young
- Mother – Joan White
- Others – Robert Young (Paternal Grandfather), Janice Wright (Paternal Grandmother), Lawrence White (Maternal Grandfather), Rachel White (Maternal Grandmother)
Electronica, Indietronica, Synth-pop, CEDM, CCM, Pop
Vocals, Guitar, Keyboard
- Republic Records
- Sky Harbor
6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Adam has dated –
- Annmarie Monson
- Taylor Swift – RUMOR
- Abbey Olmsted
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, German, Belgian (Walloon), Scottish, and Dutch ancestry.
Adam Young Favorite Things
- Metal Bands – Norma Jean, As I Lay Dying
- Late Night Snack – Popcorn
- Song To Play – Fireflies
- Book – Watership Down
- Song From The Album Mobile Orchestra – Back Home
- Film Scores – Jurassic Park (1993), Finding Nemo (2003)
- Song To Play Live From The Album All Things Bright and Beautiful – The Real World
Adam Young Facts
- Taylor Swift dedicated the acclaimed single Enchanted (2011) to Adam and even included the word ‘Wonderstruck’ in the song, after hearing it from him.
- Adam considers himself to suffer from Asperger syndrome, even though he has not been formally diagnosed.
- His breakout single Fireflies (2009) reached #1 at the Billboard Hot 100 charts and was certified ‘7x platinum’ by the RIAA.
- Adam has a keen interest in photography.
- In addition to Owl City, he has also worked on musical projects like Sky Sailing and Port Blue.
Featured Image by Adam Young / Instagram