Conan Gray

American singer, songwriter and social media influencer, Conan Gray started uploading vlogs on YouTube from his teenage days. His debut EP “Sunset Season” was released in 2018 after he signed the deal with Republic Records, its online streaming counts to more 300 million views.

Since his first release he has released popular songs like ‘Crush Culture’, ‘Comfort Crowd’ and ‘The Other Side’. The star is currently having more than 4.25 million subscribers on the YouTube.

Conan Gray’s Overview

  • Birth Name: Conan Lee Grey
  • Age: 23
  • Date of Birth: December 5, 1998
  • Place of Birth: Lemon Grove, California
  • Gender: Male
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer, Vlogger and YouTuber
  • Genre: Dream Pop, Indie Pop
  • Net Worth: Between 2 million USD to 4 million USD
  • Father: NA
  • Mother: NA
  • Siblings: NA
  • Spouse: NA
  • Children: NA

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Quick Facts about His Appearance

  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Color: Fair

Childhood, Family and Education

  • Conan Gray was born to a father of Irish ancestry and a mother of Japanese ancestry in Lemon Grove, California.
  • When he was an infant, his family had to move to Hiroshima, Japan because of his grandfather’s medical requirements.
  • However, after two years, the family again relocated to California.
  • His parents got separated when he was three years old. He shared his experience of facing his parent’s divorce in the video “Draw My Life”.
  • His father was a military personnel, so he had to relocate several times throughout his life.
  • He was bullied at school for being one of the very few half Asians in the school.
  • He eventually settled down in Georgetown, Texas where he was drawn towards art and music.
  • He was admitted to UCLA and so shifted to LA, California in 2017.

Career

Beginning of His Career

  • Conan Gray’s career started with an official YouTube channel in 2013.
  • His early videos were focused on baking and other day-to-day activities and showed his life in a small town Texas.
  • He created videos for his channel that gained more than 25 million views.

The Time of Sunset Season

  • Conan, in 2017, self-released his debut music single “Idle Town”. The song got more than 26 million streams and views on Spotify and YouTube.
  • His second single “Grow” was also self-released by him in September 2017.
  • Again in 2018, he released another single titled “Generation Why” on Republic Records.
  • In November 2018, he released “Sunset Season” which was a five song EP and included ‘Idle Town’, ‘Crush Culture’, ‘Lookalike’, ‘Greek God’ and ‘Generation Why’.
  • This EP came at second position in Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart and at 116th position in Billboard 200.
  • Conan Gray also went on the tour to North America to support EP with Girl in Red.
  • He made his TV debut with a performance on Late Night with Seth Meyers in February 2019.
  • In February 2019, on the eve of his first day of senior year at his high school, he released his single ‘The Other Side’.

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Career from Kid Krow

  • In January 2020, Conan Gray revealed the title of his album “Kid Krow”. He released “The Story” and “Wish You were Sober” on the same day of this announcement.
  • His single “Maniac” released in early 2020 became a massive hit and was certified as Platinum in Australia and Canada and Gold in US.
  • Gray released his full-length album “Kid Krow” in March 2020. It came out as the biggest new artist debut album of 2020.
  • Both Forbes and Billboard featured Gray as a frontrunner in the Best New Artist nominations at Grammy Awards 2021.
  • During August 2020, his sixth and final song “Heather” became famous on TikTok. This result in Gray making is place in Billboard Hot 100 list.
  • From February 2021 to January 2022, he released singles “Overdrive”, “People Watching”, “Jigsaw”, “Astronomy” and “Telepath”.

Net Worth

Although the net worth available are not reliable, however, as estimated Conan Gray’s net worth is somewhere between 2 million USD to 4 million USD.

Works

Albums

Year

Title

2018

Sunset Season

2020

Kid Krow

Songs

Year

Title

2017

Idle Town

2017

Grow

2018

Generation Why

2018

Crush Culture

2019

The Other Side

2019

The King

2019

Checkmate

2019

Comfort Crowd

2019

Maniac

2020

The Story

2020

Wish You Were Sober

2020

Heather

2020

Fake

2021

Overdrive

2021

Astronomy

2021

People Watching

2021

Telepath

2022

Jigsaw

Awards and Achievements

  • The singer and songwriter has won several recognitions in his short and ongoing career.
  • He won the Shorty Awards in 2019 in Best YouTube Musician category.
  • In the same year, he got nominations in Streamy Awards in Breakthrough Artist category.
  • In 2020, he got nominations in BreakTudo Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and People’s Choice Awards in the Best New Artist of 2020 category.
  • Conan Gray also got nominated in the Best New Artist category in Gold Derby Music Awards.

Relationships

Conan Gray and Olivia Rodrigo

  • Since Conan Gray and Olivia Rodrigo share the same music director, thus, the chemistry between the two was given more attention.
  • The duo paid homage to the Swift’s “White Horse”.

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Conan Gray and Billie Eilish

  • Conan Gray and Billie Eilish were friends for several years before they got fame.
  • Gray credits her for his stardom.

Social Media

Conan Gray is quite active on social media platforms Twitter and Instagram.  One can find Conan Gray using the handle @conangray on both the platforms.

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Conan Gray- FAQs

Is Conan Gray gay?

In his videos, he has both male and female love interests. However, it’s not confirmed how he is identified.

How old is Conan Gray? When is his birthday?

Conan Gray is 23 years old and celebrates his birthday on December 5.

How tall is Conan Gray?

He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall.

Where is Conan Gray from?

Conan Gray is American by nationality. In his teenage he lived in Georgetown, Texas.

What’s Conan Gray’s ethnicity?

Gray is part Japanese and part Irish as he spent his initial years in Hiroshima, Japan but later shifted to the states.

Who is Conan Gray dating in 2022?

As of now, he is not dating anyone. However, it’s possible that he is dating someone secretly.

YouTube subscribers of Conan Gray

Conan Gray has around 4.2 million subscribers on the YouTube.

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