Kala Banham had been attempting to get on The Voice for years. So, when she finally made it to that stage for Season 23, she gushed that was an absolute dream come true. On 7 March 2023, the world witnessed her perform Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” during the blind audition. Of course, everyone loved it.
More about her journey on The Voice, let’s explore in the rest of the writing. In this ‘Kala Banham Bio’ let us also bring to you facts related to her age, boyfriend, family, ethnicity, and more.
Kala Banham On The Voice
NBC’s The Voice, as always follows the strongest vocalists from across the country and invites them to compete in their vocal competition.
Kala Banham gave her performance on S23E02 of The Voice. She sang a song that appeared on Joni Mitchell’s 1969 album Clouds, which Blake Shelton later said he was not familiar with. But, even then, Kala ended up impressing Blake and the other judges.
Niall Horan and Kelly Clarkson turned their chairs together. And yet, Niall was fast enough to also trigger a block leaving Kelly out of contention to take Kala on her team.
Ultimately, Kala chose to be on Niall’s team and also had Kelly promise her that she is going to steal her sometime in the competition. “We would have been beautiful together. I’m going to steal you, mark my words”, she said.
The One-Direction singer on the other hand called Kala unbelievable, that she has got such a storytelling voice that is “so sweet so beautiful.”
Even fans thought that they never heard Joni Mitchell like Kala Banham’s version before. And while some fans praised Niall for the clever block some were disappointed Kala could not be on Kelly’s team, considering she originally wanted to work with her. Kala’s mother, who accompanied her daughter on the show, also expressed her love for the coach.
Kala Banham Job
During her The Voice audition, performance, Kala Banham about pursuing music full-time being her passion. She also revealed that she was part of a competitive acapella group in college. However, she also noted that it had been a long time since she had performed music.
At the time of this writing though, she had been working at a public relations agency, especially with music clients.
Kala graduated from Osceola County School for The Arts in 2017 and the following year, she had an opportunity of teaching English to 5th grade students at a migrant school just outside of Shanghai, China. She called it an amazing experience.
How Old Is Kala Banham?
Kala Banham was born in 1998. So, she turned 24 years old in 2022.
Kala Banham Family
Kala’s father is Lesz Banham. He could be found on IG @leszbanham. While per his Facebook, worked at Disney, and studied Business at Stetson University, Ambassador University, and Oakleigh High School. Here, she also mentioned originally coming from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and currently residing in Orlando, Florida. He turned 51 years old in June 2022.
Kala’s dad on his LinkedIn goes on to detail that he has been working as a CFO at Hong Kong Disneyland since October 2021. Previously, he worked at Shanghai Disney Resort and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
Speaking of Kala’s mother Riccinni Beloso Banham, she is a vlogger, fitness enthusiast, Zumba instructor, and a proud wife and mom, as per her IG @riccinni. She turned a year older than her husband in August 2022.
Both of Kala’s parents were there rooting for Kala’s blind audition on The Voice. They were overjoyed and teary-eyed while watching Kala please the judges with her beautiful velvety voice.
Recently, Kala’s mom encouraged her people on social media to follow her daughter on The Voice. She said her KAla is representing her family and friends because it took her mom a village to raise her. She also sent a special shout-out to Osceola County School District educators who developed and encouraged her creativity from PreK – 12th Grade and gave her the platform to perform.
Kala in her family also has a brother named Lesz Romeo Banham. Per social media, the Digital Arts alum from Stetson University had been living in Dillon, Colorado while working at Vail Resorts, at the time of this writing. He also could be found on IG @lesz.is.more.
What Is Kala Banham Ethnicity?
Kala’s mother is from the Philippines. On her social media, the matriarch brags about being a Philippine-born, also proud Fillipino-American, and Hong Kong ex-pat.
So, considering her father also, Kala is a mix of Polish/Australian and Filipino descent.
Kala Banham Boyfriend
Kala Banham’s relationship status was unclear at the time of this writing. If she did have a boyfriend at the time of this writing she did not reveal it, not even on social media.
Kala Banham Height
Beautiful Kala Banham stands above 5’4” in height.
When Is Kala Banham Birthday?
Kala Banham’s birthday is on September 24th and that makes her Libra.
Where Is Kala Banham From?
Kala Banham hails from Windermere town in Orange County, Florida.
Is Kala Banham On Facebook And Twitter?
Yes. Kala Banham could be found on Facebook and Twitter. As of 8 March 2023, her Twitter account @kalabanham included 1,679 followers and close to 1,000 on her ‘Mikala Banham’ Facebook page.
Kala also shared videos of her singing popular songs on her self-titled YouTube channel which at the time of this writing entertained 165 followers.