|Rex Orange County Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||May 4, 1998|
|Girlfriend||Thea Morgan Murrell|
Rex Orange County is an English recording artist and songwriter who got interested in music at a very young age. As a child, he was a member of a school’s choir. Over the years, he managed to learn several musical instruments including piano, guitar, drums, and percussion. His passion for music was so intense that he learned some of the instruments on his own. He officially started his music career in 2016 by releasing his debut studio album, bcos u will never b free. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 600k followers on Instagram.
Rex Orange County
Grayshott, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
At the age of 16, Rex Orange County got enrolled at the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in London. The school is funded by the British government but operates as an independent school.
Recording Artist, Songwriter
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – His mother worked in the school.
- Siblings – Unknown
Rex Orange County is represented by –
- Charlie Christie of September Management
- Nick Dierl of Orienteer (PR Company)
- Nic Bestley of Satellite 414 (Publicist)
- Tom Schroder of Coda Agency
- Max Braun of Paradigm Agency
Indie pop, Neo-soul, Alternative Hip-hop, Blue-eyed Soul
Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Piano, Guitar
He has released most of his music on his own via iTunes.
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Rex Orange County has dated –
- Thea Morgan Murrell (2015-Present) – In 2015, Rex started going out with singer Thea Morgan Murrell. They have been pretty open about their relationship and he doesn’t mind showing off his girlfriend on his official social media accounts. The title of his 2nd studio album was also inspired by his girlfriend as ‘Apricot Princess’ is Thea’s nickname.
Race / Ethnicity
Slight body frame
Rex Orange County hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.
Best Known For
- The mild popularity and commercial success of his studio album, Apricot Princess. The album managed to reach as high as the 2nd place on US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) charts.
- Having collaborated with established music artists such as Tyler, the Creator and Benny Sings
In November 2016, he released his debut studio album, bcos u will never b free. He had released his album on his own on SoundCloud.
First TV Show
In 2018, Rex Orange County made his first TV show appearance on the popular talk show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Rex Orange County Favorite Things
- Inspiration – Stevie Wonder, Queen, ABBA, Green Day, and Weezer
Source – Wikipedia
Rex Orange County Facts
- When he was 5 years old, he was a member of a choir at the school, where his mother was employed.
- He learned to play piano on his own. By the age of 16, he had picked a guitar as well. He also used to play music as a drummer.
- In his teen years, he started creating his own music on Logic Software.
- His debut album bcos u will never b free caught English record producer and musician, Two Inch Punch’s attention, who helped Rex get a management team.
- He collaborated with Two Inch Punch for a couple of songs such as UNO, Best Friend, and Untitled.
- He soon caught the attention of Tyler, the Creator. Tyler sent him an email and appreciated his album. He also flew him to Los Angeles to get him to contribute to his studio album, Flower Boy.
- In January 2018, he finished in the 2nd spot behind Norwegian singer Sigrid for the BBC Sound of 2018 award.
- Visit his official website @ rexorangecounty.com.
- Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, YouTube, and Instagram.
Featured Image by Rex Orange County / Instagram