Kevin Olusola Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kevin Olusola Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight75 kg
Date of BirthOctober 5, 1988
Zodiac SignLibra
GirlfriendUnknown

Kevin Olusola is an American singer and beatboxer known for being a band member of Pentatonix. He has done endorsement work for brands like MFS Investment Management, PentatonixFiat, and Macy’s. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 600k followers on Instagram, more than 1 million followers on Twitter, and more than 500k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Kevin Oluwole Olusola

Nick Name

KO, Meat

Kevin Olusola in an Instagram selfie as seen in October 2017
Kevin Olusola in an Instagram selfie as seen in October 2017 (Kevin Olusola / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Owensboro, Kentucky, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Kevin Olusola started his formal education at Greater Philadelphia Junior Academy. He briefly attended the Montessori based Triplett School. He later shifted to the Owensboro Public School.

In the 11th grade, he got admission at the Phillips Academy Andover. After completing his high school studies from Andover, he decided to attend Yale University. When he started his studies at the university, he was an academic music major. But after visiting China on a 10-day trip sponsored by the Chinese Government for Yale Students, he decided to switch to East Asian Studies and graduated in 2011.

He also decided to excuse himself from the 2009-2010 academic year as he went to the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Study in Beijing to study intensive Chinese.

In 2010, he got enrolled at the Berklee School of Music.

Occupation

Beatboxer, Multi-Instrumentalist, Singer

Family

  • Father – Oluwole Olusola (Psychiatrist)
  • Mother – Curline Paul (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Candace Olusola (Sister), Kellon Olusola (Brother)

Manager

Kevin Olusola is represented by –

  • Jonathan Kalter, The MGMT Company, Hollywood, California, United States
  • Lee Goforth, Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Meghan Kehoe, RCA Records, New York City, New York, United States

Genre

Classical, Pop, Rock, Jazz, a Cappella

Instruments

Vocals, Cello, Saxophone, Piano

Labels

  • Madison Gate
  • RCA Records

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165 lbs

Kevin Olusola in a selfie with his mother in July 2017
Kevin Olusola in a selfie with his mother in July 2017 (Kevin Olusola / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kevin Olusola has opted to keep his personal life away from the spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about his love life and dating history.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He has Nigerian ancestry on his father’s side and Grenadian ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Broad Face

Brand Endorsements

  • Kevin Olusola has appeared in a TV commercial for MFS Investment Management.
  • As a member of Pentatonix, he has endorsed Lucky Charms cereals.
  • His music group has also endorsed Fiat and Macy’s.

Religion

Christianity

Kevin Olusola performing with Pentatonix in April 2015
Kevin Olusola performing with Pentatonix in April 2015 (Aszpiga / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Best Known For

Being a member of the vocal band Pentatonix, which is best known for their commercial success and have won the reality TV show The Sing-Off. Their albums have been certified ‘Platinum’ and ‘Gold’. They have even won multiple Grammy Awards.

First Album

In 2014, his music group released their debut studio album, PTX, Vols. 1 & 2, which was a compilation of their previously released and highly successful mixtapes.

First Film

In 2015, he made his theatrical film debut in the musical comedy movie, Pitch Perfect 2.

First TV Show

In 2014, Kevin Olusola made his first TV show appearance on Access Hollywood.

Personal Trainer

His workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Kevin Olusola Favorite Things

His favorite things aren’t known.

Kevin Olusola as seen in January 2018
Kevin Olusola as seen in January 2018 (Kevin Olusola / Instagram)

Kevin Olusola Facts

  1. While studying at the Yale University, he worked as a practice room monitor at the Yale School of Music.
  2. His music talent was discovered by his parents when he was 6 months old. They decided to put him in music lessons.
  3. When he was 4 years old, he started learning piano. He started taking cello lessons at the age of 6 and was learning alto saxophone by the age of 10.
  4. In his hometown of Owensboro, he was involved in the community music programs and was in a jazz band, concert band, marching band, and community youth orchestra.
  5. At the age of 12, he was selected as the United States Collegiate Wind Band‘s principal saxophonist. He also toured Europe in the summer for 3 weeks with the band.
  6. In his teens, he also served as a principal cellist of the Kentucky State Youth Orchestra. He was also awarded the highest honor at the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts.
  7. After having emerged as a winner at the American Fine Arts Festival, he was invited to perform in the piano trio at Carnegie Hall.
  8. Scott Hoying got in touch with him regarding an opening in his music group, Pentatonix. Hoying was impressed by Kevin’s video Julie-O, which had gone viral on the social media.
  9. After his music group won the reality TV competition, The Sing-Off, they were awarded a recording contract with Sony Music and were handed a cash prize of $200,000.
  10. Visit his official website @ kevinolusola.com.
  11. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Kevin Olusola / Instagram

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