Born on July 7, 1996, Kodi Taehyun Lee is a Korean and American songwriter and also a pianist. He is popularly known as Kodi Lee. After taking part and winning in the 14th season of a reality competition show which is named American’s Got Talent, he got famous, and eventually, he rose to fame. Also, in the fourteenth season of American’s Got Talent, Lee gave his auditions in the year 2019, and his video of his audition had over 50 Million views all over the Internet. And in the finals, at the end of the season, Lee was announced as the winner of the show. In the auditions, Lee gave a performance of Leon Russell’s song which was named ‘A Song For You’. He got a standing ovation from the judges who were Howie Mandel, Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough, and Simon Cowell. Later, one of the judges named Gabrielle Union directly gave him a golden buzzer which led Lee directly to the live shows of the competition. Again, he got a standing ovation in the quarterfinals in which Lee performed Simon and Garfunkel’s, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ and then he was sent directly to the semi-finals. ‘You Are the Reason by Calum Scott’ was performed by Lee in the semi-finals. At the time of the results of the semi-finals, Lee was declared as one of the 10 finalists. Then, On September 18, 2019, Lee performed ‘You Are the Reason again in the finals but in front of a special guest Leona Lewis. Later, Lee received the most votes and which made him the first autistic and developmentally disabled to win the show in the end.
Kodi Lee Net Worth
A Korean-American singer, composer, and also pianist, Kodi Lee has a net worth of $1 to $5 Million. He rose his fame and became popular after he became the winner of the ‘American Got Talent’ season 14. He was the first blind person and developmentally disabled to win this show. He won the show when he was just 22 years old. When Lee was only three years old, he was affected with the Optic Nerve Hypoplasia and he was also announced as legally blind via SMM Health. A year later, he was diagnosed with Autism but to pursue his career he showed his love for music after buying his first piano. As Kodi has unbreakable love for music, it pushed him to the decision and eventually to compete and win ‘America’s Got Talent. His audition video has earned millions of views all over the internet.
Kodi Lee Personal Life
Kodi Lee eventually had put his personal life out of the public. He doesn’t like to share his personal things and usually keeps them private. According to the reports, he is not married yet and he is still single. Has one of his best friends whose name is Makayla Phillips. Sometimes they both were captured when they were spending some quality time together. Throughout his life, she always supported him and motivated him to a greater extent no matter what. Later, Kodi was more effective to impress the audience with his performances. Till now, there have been no rumors against him. He even avoids controversy and stays away from it. Eventually, he has maintained and balanced his personal and professional life altogether.
Kodi Lee Early Life
Kodi Lee took birth with the disease named Optic Nerve Hypoplasia which legally caused him blindness. At a very early age, he was also affected by the disease named Autism and also has Addison’s disease. Kodi is a person who has musical abilities and that ability would be considered extraordinary for one who is not autistic. In one of his performances, in the end, after he completed with his performance almost all audience and judges gave him a standing ovation which motivated him a lot. According to the reports, there is not much information about his parents and siblings as he wanted to stay away from controversies, and also he doesn’t like to share his personal life in front of the public.
Kodi Lee Career
Kodi Lee was admitted to Elsinore High School for his education. When Kodi turned 5 years old, he also had life-saving surgery. Again, there is not much information about his education. Kodi has not been revealed yet.
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