Gone are the days when those who desire wealth or fame had their fate in the hands of music or studio executives, who they hoped would go against their biases to pick them for a chance to live their dreams. Today, talented people from all walks of life can go directly to the customers, through platforms like YouTube and carve out a modest career, even when they have lost out in the traditional system, as is the case of Bradlee Wannemacher.
Bradlee Wannemacher once contested on The X Factor and American Idol, two of the top singing reality shows in America, and although he failed to win, he has continued to maintain relevance in the digital space through his channel, Bradlee Wannemacher.
As one of modern society’s success stories, here is everything you need to know about Bradlee.
Bradlee Wannemacher’s Biography
The popular YouTube star was born in Lima, Ohio on the 6th of February, 1991 to his parents who equally raised him in his birth city. Growing up, Bradlee Wannemacher went through the journey of life, going from elementary school to middle school and high school. While he went through this standardized journey, he was on a journey of his own, falling in love with music, with the help of his parents who bought him CDs and gave him access to some of the best music available at the time. As a result, Bradlee Wannemacher grew up with a desire to become a singer and give unto others, the feelings he got from listening to other musicians.
Although he began writing and composing his own music at a young age, he did not take any major step towards a singing career until 2013 when he featured on The X Factor as a contestant. While his performances and singing voice brought out applause from the audience, he failed to make it to the final leg of the competition.
In the same year, he created his YouTube channel, Bradlee Wannemacher. Maintaining the goodwill he had developed through The X Factor, he began to post videos of himself singing covers of various popular songs and some of his own songs.
He took another chance at kickstarting a music career by auditioning for American Idol during its 14th season and he managed to make it to the Top 40 contestants on the show, but just like his previous appearance in The X Factor, he failed to make it to the last hurdle.
However, he continued posting on YouTube, populating his channel with acoustic versions of various songs, and vlogs about his life, challenges, and DIYs tutorials. So far, the move has been productive for Bradlee Wannemacher, who has built over one million subscribers and has over 80 million views for his videos.
Bradlee Wannemacher may not yet have found the mainstream musical success he desires where he can command millions in appearance fees and make even more from his album and streaming sales. Regardless, he isn’t doing too badly for himself as a social media star. With his YouTube channel and his Instagram page, all of which boasts of several thousand followers, he has been able to accrue a net worth of $400,000.
Bradlee Wannemacher, despite plenty of time spent in the spotlight, has so far, done a good job of keeping his personal life away from the media, especially his family. The only known information about the YouTube star is he is one of two children born to his parents, the other being a sister, whose name is unknown but is known to be a mother of two children.
As for other details about his family, the expectation is Bradlee will reveal them when he is ready.
Other Facts About Bradlee Wannemacher
• Bradlee Wannemacher is bisexual, meaning he is both attracted to men and women and according to the singer, he has been in a relationship with a number of people from both genders over the course of his life.
• He has established himself as Bradlee Wannemacher and it has become both his professional and social name but his birth name is Bradley David Wannemacher.
• Bradlee Wannemacher is a collaborator and he has worked with other YouTubers such as Jonnie Guilbert, Matthew Lush, Acacia Brinley, and a couple more.
• Bradlee is quite the beauty, and alongside his amazing voice, he has a body with a height of 6 feet and a body weight of 75kg. Other noticeable features include dark brown hair and blue coloured eyes.