Phil Kane (American Idol) Biography

Phil Kane is an American personality and only an 18 years old young adult who recently appeared on American Idol episode 6, which aired on Sunday, 26th March 2023. He is a professional singer and songwriter and has successfully got a ticket to the next Hollywood round. Phil tried hard to impress the judges with his piano skills and the vocal cords gifted to him. He appeared to sing the original song he wrote, and the judges were thrilled to listen to his piano and the musical tone.

Early Life

Phil Kane is 18 years old as of March 2023 and belongs to Pawhuska, Okla. Recently he has been pursuing his education at Belmont University in Tennessee, studying songwriting. He was brought up by his loving and caring parents, M. John Kane IV (father) and Cynthia Kane (mother). His father is the recent Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice.

Phil Kane Career

Talking about Phil Kane’s career, he began his professional life while working as a published author and appeared on the Food Network with his friend Ree Drummond. He is now a famous American Idol personality getting into the limelight because of his appearance, even after winning various honors and awards at various shows. In 2019, he won Pawhuska’s Got Talent, and since then, he has participated in various singing shows, gathering numerous honors.

On the stage of American Idol, he performed his original song Osage County. In the initial days of his career, he took nearly seven years of practice to learn piano and become part of the 4-H music core program. He is a singer and songwriter and holds a choir position at St. Mary’s Private Academy in Oklahoma. He won the 2021 Barnsdall talent show, the 2020 4-H round music competition, and the 2019 Pawhuska talent show.

American Idol Audition

“I didn’t know you were a real person. I’ve just seen you on TV all these years,” said the 18 years old young adult, Phil Kane, to the American Idol’s host Ryan Seacrest. The young boy told the judges he used to write about dirt roads and girls on the stage, apart from revealing his talent for playing the piano. He sang his original song, “Osage Country,” for judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan, who all gave a standing ovation at the end of his performance.

Overview (Honors, Awards, and Nominations)

  • The 2019 Pawhuska talent show (won)
  • The 2020 4-H roundup Music competition (won)
  • The 2021 Barnsdall talent show (won)
  • 4-H Music core (held for nominations)
  • Music for Pioneer Woman 4th of July (performed)
  • Appearance on the stage of American Idol on 26th March 2023 and won a ticket to Hollywood.

Phil Kane Biography

Real Name Phillip Kane 
Birth Date 2005
Age (as of 2023) 18 Years
Hometown Pawhuska, Oklahoma, USA
Resident Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Profession Musician & Singer
College Belmont University 

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 190 cm
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Hazel


Father John Kane
Mother Cyndi Kane

Relationship Status

Marital Status In a Relationship
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend?

Personal Life

Phil is probably in a relationship with someone but he doesn’t reveal her identity whatsoever. Looking at his Instagram profile, Phil was spotted with a girl holding his hand and also enjoying a sunny day with her along with friends. 

Social Media

Phil Kane is available on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. His last post on Instagram belongs to his appearance on the stage of American Idol and a ticket in his hand. He captioned the image, saying thanks to “all the amazing American idol crew, the legendary judges @lukebryan @katyperry @lionelrichie ….” He joined Twitter in March 2023 and goes by the handle name @PhillipKane_.

Since then, he has had 207 followers and is only one in the “following list.” he is also available on Facebook (, gathering 842 followers as of 28th March 2023. His recent post on Facebook is of date 27th March 2023, giving a glimpse of his American Idol appearance and performance on the stage.

Phil Kane Net Worth

Phil Kane is only 18 years old, and talking about his net worth would not be ethical. However, he is the new performer on the stage of American Idol. He has achieved a lot at 18 and gathered nearly 4-5 awards, nominations, and performances at national singing stages. Assuming that he belongs to a well-stable family, he might have good support of finances with himself.

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