Kala Banham auditioned for The Voice with her rendition of “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell, and the moment was crazy. With Kelly Clarkson and Niall Horan turning their chairs together, and judge Black Shelton being blasted by Kelly with multiple volleys of “what are you doing?” precisely no singer arrived quite like Kala. And all while this was happening, her parents were watching from the side with tears of joy in their eyes.
But who are Kala Banham’s parents? Keep reading to find out.
Who Are The Voice Star Kala Banham Parents?
Kala Banham was born to her parents, Lesz and Riccinni Beloso Banham. They’ve been her biggest supporter and her number-one fans from day one. It is also their talent that Kala inherits; especially that of her mother.
The last we checked, the mother-daughter pair covered Les Miserables’ “I Dreamed a Dream” as a duo.
Meet Lesz Banham, Kala Banham Father
Lesz Banham is Kala Banham’s supportive father. He often promoted his daughter’s song on his socials. “A song to warm your heart from Mikala Banham and the InterVarsity USA team,” he shared one of Lesz’s cover music on FB in April 2020.
Also, on Kala’s 20th birthday (i.e on September 24, 2018), he took to his FB to feature over a post captioned, “Can‘t believe my little girl is 20 years old today! Happy Birthday, Mikala – I think you’re pretty awesome! (To my Aussie friends, please ignore her rude hand gesture in this photo – I have taught her many things but cultural sensitivity is not one of them).”
Lesz Banham Age
Lesz Banham was born in June 1971. That made him 51 years of age in 2023.
Also, this means he was 27 when he had Kala.
Lesz Banham Job
Lesz Banham was the CFO at Hong Kong Disneyland.
Prior to that, he worked as the CFO of Shanghai Disney Resort from Jan 2018 to Sep 2021.
But these jobs are nothing compared to the time he spent at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. He has worked for Walt Disney for almost 22 years! Initially, Lesz joined the company as a stat associate in March 1996 and within 10 years he was promoted to the manager of finance. In October 2006, he then became the manager of Business Planning and Development, and the next year, he was promoted to the Director of Domestic Parks Financial Planning. For the next 4 years, he held the position until finally he became the Director of Segment Financial Planning and Communications in October 2011. But that’s not all, in April 2014, he then became the Vice President of Financial Planning and Communications and retired in December 2017.
As for his education, Lesz attended Ambassador University from 1991 to 1995 for his BS in Business Administration. He then got his Masters in the same course from Stetson University in 1999.
Is Lesz Banham On Instagram?
Find Lesz on Instgram @leszbanham.
Also, here’s his Facebook @lesz.banham.5.
Meet Riccinni Beloso Banham, Kala Banham Mother
Riccinni Beloso Banham is blessed with a beautiful voice and she passed it on to her daughter Kala Banham. During Kala’s time at The Voice, Riccinni was as supportive as she could be.
“Watch The Voice TONIGHT as you may see someone you know! 🤞🏼🙏🏼. @leszbanham, @lesz.is.more, and I are truly thankful for all the L❤️VE! It takes a village to raise a child so know that @kalabanham is representing her family and friends,” she wrote on her IG before The Voice premiere.
Also, through the post, she thanked Osceola County School District educators who developed and encouraged her daughter’s creativity from PreK – 12th Grade and gave her the platform to perform.
Riccinni Beloso Banham Age
Riccinni Beloso was born in August 1970. That made her 52 years of age in 2023.
She is a year older than her husband Lesz.
Riccinni Beloso Banham Job
Riccinni Beloso Banham is a vlogger, fitness enthusiast, and Zumba Instructor. As of 2023, she has been working as a freelance Zumba Instructor for over a year.
Before that, she worked International Adoption Case Worker at Chinese Children Adoption International (CCAI) for 4 years, and as School Counselor at Osceola County School District (Kissimmee, Florida, United States) for 14 years.
As for her education, she got her Bachelor’s from Ambassador University and her Master’s from Stetson University.
Is Riccinni Beloso Banham On Instargam?
Find her on Instagram @Riccinni Beloso Banham
Also, here’s her Facebook @riccinni.
Are Kala Banham Parents Still Married?
Yes, as of 2023, Kala’s parents are still married. Just a few months ago, the duo made a trip to Cambodia where they interacted with the “friendly, smiling, and hospitable locals” and also donated a few Disney stuff to kids.
The two also celebrated their 24 years of togetherness in 2022.
Where Do Kala Banham Parents Reside?
Kala’s dad, Lesz hails from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. On the other hand, her mother, Riccinni is a Philippines native and a Hongkong ex-pat.
But as of 2023, the duo lived together in Orlando, Florida.
How Many Kids Do Kala Banham Parents Have?
Kala’s parents share two kids — Kala and Lesz Romeo Banham.
Their son, Lesz Romeo lived in Colorado and worked at Disney. Find him on IG @lesz.is.more.
Their family of four shared a close-knit bond and often got together for vacations and holidays.