Tyson Venegas Biography

Tyson Venegas is an emerging young talent in the music industry who showcased his incredible singing in American Idol Season 21. With his impressive skill, he managed to earn one of the three Platinum Tickets for himself. Despite his age, he possesses some incredible singing skills that we will surely see him doing wonders in the music industry for sure. 

Ever since his audition round, Tyson managed to impress both judges and viewers with his amazing singing talent. Tyson is now inching closer to winning the title of American Idol but his dream is still far because he needs to battle out with other remaining contestants in the American Idol Top 12 round. 

Early Life

Tyson Venegas was born and brought up in Prot Moody, British Columbia. He is of Filipino- Canadian origin. He started to pursue his passion for singing at a very young age. His mother was the first to introduce music to him through her lullabies at the age of 3. In his childhood, he was suffering from a speech disorder which made it quite difficult for him to communicate with others.

His parents supported him at every step of his life and introduced Tyson to famous musicians that include Michael Jackson to the Beatles. At those times, he can sing quickly but still, words were not coming out smoothly. Slowly but steadily he kept improvising and developing a passion for singing. He started dreaming of becoming a musician and eventually created his own versions of famous rhymes. 

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As he got older he started practicing instruments such as guitar and piano and played songs for his family. The budding singer can also do very fluent beatboxing. He got his inspiration from the Jazz music style of Michael Jackson, Michael búble, and Bruno Mars.

Tyson Venegas Career

He has two original music releases so far which are ‘What If’ and ‘Never give up’ on Spotify and Apple Music. Tyson previously participated in the Filipino version of The Voice Teens in 2020 when he was just 14 years old. He sang ‘A Change is gonna come’ for his blind audition on the show. His performance video has 1.4 million views on YouTube. His performance left the judges mesmerized. He didn’t make it to the final as he had to drop out due to COVID restrictions.

After that, he has been uploading song covers on TikTok and Instagram. The young singer has 7k followers on Instagram and thousands of views on TikTok. The young kid is also active on Twitter. He will only shoot to fame real soon and garner a lot of followers. Since then he has performed in local schools and events. His show was ‘Tyson to the Future’ on Heritage Wood Secondary. The singer has also performed on Filipino heritage night with The Filharmonic.

American Idol 

The young contestant won the first Platinum Ticket American Idol season 21. The incredibly talented young singer impressed the judges with his performance. He sang one of the most famous Billy Joel songs “New York State of Mind” for the judges and plays the piano. He got a standing ovation from the judges. His performance got a lot of applause from the audience. He hit all the right notes, emotionally with his own twist on the melody. Tyson has the potential of becoming a very successful and famous singer. Lionel Richie got so swayed by his performance and explained it to be ‘ spot on perfection’.

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Luke Bryan added, “You are exactly what we look for, what we pray for”. All the judges felt so connected with his performance as the singer sang with his full heart. His extraordinary talent got him the platinum ticket to the finale surpassing the golden ticket. Following his performance in the further qualifying rounds, he managed to earn enough votes from viewers across the country. This allowed him to enter the top 26 round and he will perform Monday night on Hawaii island with the remaining 12 contestants. 

Tyson Venegas Biography

Real Name Tyson Venegas
Birth Date 31 August 2005
Age (as of 2023) 17 Years
Birth Place Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
Profession Singer, Songwriter

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 65 kg  –  in Pounds –  143 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown


Father Paul Venegas
Mother Samson Venegas

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None

Personal Life

It would be too early for him to be in a relationship at the stage when his career is just about to take off. Besides, on his Instagram account @tysonvenegas he only posts updates about his musical journey so far and we couldn’t find any evidence of his girlfriend either. Thus, we can say he is single at the moment. 

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Tyson Venegas Net Worth

Being a musician it is certain that he would be earning quite a decent amount to make a living out of his passion. Tyson quite often performs at various shows and is also seen at concerts as well. His future definitely seems bright but at this moment, no details are available about his fortune. 


  • Tyson was the only contestant in Las Vegas to receive the Platinum ticket.
  • With a platinum ticket, he can course through one whole day of Hollywood week. He also got the advantage of skipping the first week to rest his voice.
  • On the show, Tylor also talked about his speech problem and how he suffered from a speech delay as a child. His love for music helped him overcome and developed his speech.

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