The blind auditions for the 22nd season of the hit reality TV series The Voice underwent in 2022. One particular contestant, Andrew Igbokidi stunned the judges with his soulful cover of Billie Eilish. Below is a wiki article on the new The Voice contestant. Learn about Andrew’s The Voice stint, his age, job, dating life, and more.
Andrew Igbokidi On The Voice
Taking to Facebook on September 10, 2022, Andrew shared that he felt excited to have auditioned for Season 22 of The Voice. He also asked his followers to tune into the show every Monday and Tuesdays 8/7c on NBC.
In the clip posted on The Voice’s official YouTube channel on Friday (September 23), Andrew was able to turn all 4 chairs for him as he sang Billie Eilish’s When The Party’s Over beautifully.
Andrew had not even sung the first lines of the song when returning coach Gwen Stefani and newbie Camila Cabello pressed the button for him. A couple of seconds after, Blake Shelton also pushed his button. All of Me singer John Legend took some time deciding whether he wanted Andrew on his time. Eventually, as the singer effortlessly soared through his first vocal run, John was left no choice but to press the button.
During his chat with the coaches, Andrew revealed that the inspiration for his singing style is Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Celine Dion, and of course Gwen Stefani and John Legend too.
Complimenting Andrew, The Hollaback Girl singer said, “You know, there are so many people that are so talented with vocal acrobatics and runs but the way that you made them very emotional? I saw all that, and now you finally have this big old stage to show all of America!”
The Voice contestant also shared that he spent the last year applying to medical school. Although he was accepted into four different programs, he preferred to give his musical passion a shot first.
After the audition, Andrew thanked all the viewers who tuned into the program and supported him via an Instagram post that read: ‘Thank you guys for all of the support, means a lot! Tune into NBC on Monday at 8/7c to see which coach I picked… lemme know who you guys think.’
Is Andrew Igbokidi Dating Anyone?
Coming to Andrew’s dating life, we, unfortunately, don’t know much. The aspiring musician rarely makes any posts about his personal life to his socials, which makes it super tough to know if he was dating anyone in 2022.
On his Facebook, Andrew has shared that he is only interested in Women. That removes the possibility of him being gay.
Andrew Igbokidi Age
Reportedly, Andrew was born in the year 2000. That means his age was 22 as of September 2022.
Andrew Igbokidi Family
Talking about Andrew Igbokidi’s family, his parents are Gregory and Oyidie Igbokidi. Both of them were born and raised in Nigeria.
Andrew’s mother, Oyidie, is an Interventional Cardiology Specialist currently working in Hot Springs, Arizona, according to healthgrades.com. She has over 28 years of experience working in the medical field. She completed her medical studies at the University of Lagos in 1994.
Andrew’s father, Gregory (60 years old), is President of General Medical Services Inc according to his LinkedIn handle.
The Voice Season 22 contestant has three brothers and two sisters, in the name of siblings. While four of his siblings were born in the US, one of Andrew’s brothers is originally from Nigeria.
One of Andrew’s brothers’ names is Michael Igbokidi. According to Michael’s Facebook, he lives in Hot Springs, Arkansas with his wife, Ali Igbokidi. He also completed his studies at Lakeside High School.
Michael got engaged to his now-wife Ali in May 2021. On May 29, 2021, Michael shared some pictures of their engagement on his Instagram.
Is Andrew Igbokidi On Instagram?
Yes, Andrew Igbokidi is on Instagram as @andrewigbokidi. He has over 3 thousand followers on the platform. Andrew also has over 1 thousand followers already on TikTok. Furthermore, you can find him on Facebook as well.
Andrew Igbokidi Height
Admittedly, Andrew Igbokidi is pretty tall standing at a towering height of 6 feet 3 inches.
Andrew Igbokidi Job
Besides being an aspiring musician, Andrew Igbokidi is a medical student as well. Through an Instagram post on May 5, 2022, Andrew shared that he decided to attend UAMS School of Medicine in Fall 2022. He said, “After a lot of thought and consideration, I have decided to attend UAMS School of Medicine this coming fall and have also gladly accepted the Inaugural Dean’s Full-tuition 4-year Scholarship.”
On his Facebook About section, Andrew has also shared that he likes sports. Reportedly, Andrew likes to play basketball with his family. He played soccer, football, baseball, and swimming in the past. Andrew’s biggest pet peeves are smacking gum, ignorant questions about his nationality, and tapping on his shoulder.
Also, Andrew’s favorite colors are orange and blue and his favorite music is hip hop. On Soundcloud, Andrew’s followers have shared he should continue making music.
Where Is Andrew Igbokidi From?
Andrew Igbokidi is originally from Chicago, Illinois. However, he has also lived in other states like Virginia, Iowa, and Arkansas in the past.
When Is Andrew Igbokidi Birthday?
The Voice Season 22 contestant celebrates his birthday on the 6th of May every year.