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Laine Hardy is an American singer from Livingston, Louisiana and the season 17 winner of American Idol.
|Net Worth||$1.2 million|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist|
Laine Hardy was born on September 12, 2000 (age 21 years) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and raised in Livingston, Louisiana. His father Barry is a general contractor for a construction company, and his mother Cindy Lou is a real estate agent. He has a brother Kyle, and an older sister, Brittany Banta. His maternal grandmother is a Korean immigrant from Seoul.
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He attended French Settlement High School and graduated in 2018. He learned to play the guitar when he was eight, and by the time he was 14, he was performing in a band with his brother and cousins called the Band Hardy in local bars and restaurants. Although initially he did not sing, he was encouraged by his brother to sing.
Laine Hardy first auditioned for season 16 of American Idol, but did not go far in that season, making it only to the top 50. He did not intend to audition for season 17, but accompanied his friend Ashton Gill to play guitar at her audition, and was encouraged by judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie to audition again. This time he made it all the way to the final and won the competition, making Alejandro Aranda runner-up and Madison VanDenburg second runner-up.
Laine Hardy released a three-song EP, In the Bayou, in 2018. Later that year he released the song “Blue Christmas”. Following his win on American Idol, his coronation song “Flame” was released on May 19, 2019. He performed the single on The View in May 2019.
On September 20, 2019, Hardy announced his first headline tour, a 13-date tour taking place from November 14 through December 7, 2019, across the US. He released two new songs, “Ground I Grew Up On” and “Let There Be Country”, in April 2020, and performed a cover of “Life Is A Highway” on American Idol in May 2020.
His single “Tiny Town” was released in July 2020, following his recovery from COVID-19. A holiday single, a cover of “Please Come Home For Christmas” followed in September. While “Tiny Town” was sent to radio, Hardy released another single “Other LA” to streaming services.
Following a couple televised performances (including the 2020 National Tree Lighting Ceremony), Hardy released a new single “Memorize You” in May 2021. The song garnered positive reviews and gained popularity after his performance on ABC’s The Bachelor series. A follow-up single “Authentic” was released in July, leading to the announcement of his debut album Here’s To Anyone a few weeks later. The album was released on September 17th.
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Laine Hardy is currently dating his longtime girlfriend Gracie. They have been together since 2018.
Laine Hardy net worth
What is Laine Hardy net worth? Laine Hardy net worth is estimated at around $1.2 million. His main source of income is from his music career. However, Hardy’s successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest singers to participate in American Idols.