Taylor Fagins captured the hearts of American Idol judges by singing his original song at the American Idol 2022. The song “We Need More” which he performed was about the death of Black people. Learn about his journey, his family, height, his age, and the rumors that he is gay.
We address it all below so keep on reading.
Taylor Fagins On American Idol
Taylor Fagins is one of the contestants the season 20 of ABC’s American Idol in 2022. He came to the show with his original song “We Need More”. The song was about the deaths of Black people like Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.
Taylor’s performance moved all three judges and gave him the golden ticket to Hollywood. He wrote the song in the middle of 2020 during pandemic three days after George Floyd passed away. Taylor felt the need to say something about the unfortunate event and as a singer/songwriter he used his artistic talent as a medium to express how he felt.
Taylor hasn’t made money out of his craft because he writes for himself.
In late February 2022, Taylor had announced his appearance on American Idol via IG post. He captioned, “I’ll be going live tomorrow to talk about The 20th season premiere of @americanidol, my life, and other crazy things in the world. See ya there!”. After the premiere of his performance, he posted a short video of his journey to LA.
Is Taylor Fagins Gay?
Taylor Fagins hasn’t confirmed his sexuality but the fact that he had a female partner/girlfriend suggests that he isn’t gay.
Is Taylor Fagins Dating Anyone?
Taylor Fagins was in a relationship with his girlfriend, Johnique Mitchell. Two of them started dating each other back in early March 2019. On 7 May 2019, the pair celebrated two months together. Taylor posted on his IG, “My 🌻 Her 🐻 #2ndmonth“. Then in July, they celebrated her birthday together.
In September 2019, Taylor announced completing six months of their relationship via an IG post. He shared that his girlfriend was part of his vocabulary and posted six pictures celebrating their six months together. On 6 March 2020, Taylor and Johnique celebrated their first anniversary.
Taylor wrote a poem for her which he posted on his IG.
However, Johnique stopped appearing on his IG posts. So, their current relationship status remains unclear. Johnique is active on her Instagram (@johni.q) and Facebook (@johnique.mitchell). But, her social media doesn’t contain any pictures of Taylor which suggested that two of them might’ve broken up for an undisclosed reason.
But, it is yet to be confirmed.
Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Johnique was living in State College, Pennsylvania. She attended Booker T. Washington High School. After graduation, she enrolled at Texas State University followed by Penn State University. She worked as a graduate research assistant at Penn State.
Whereas, her IG bio states that she is also a singer and an actor.
Taylor Fagins Height
According to Taylor Fagins’s driving permit, he stands tall at 6 feet.
Taylor Fagins Family
Taylor Fagins was born to his mother Suzanne Fagins Stover. His mother is currently married to his step-father Reginald Stover (@biggerthanme76). On Father’s Day 2019, Taylor wrote on his Instagram, “This man is the best dad anyone could ask for. God has blessed our family. Happy Father’s Day! I love you!”.
He has two younger half-siblings from his mom’s marriage. A younger brother and a sister named Mahogany.
How Old Is Taylor Fagins?
Born on 14 December 1994, Taylor Fagins turned 27 years old in late-2021.
How Much Is Taylor Fagins Net Worth?
Taylor Fagins has a net worth under $100 thousand. He grew up surrounded by music. His grandmother played piano every night before she went to sleep and also sang in the church choir. Plus, his mother played music in the car all of the time as a youngster.
So, Taylor would borrow his mother’s album and dive deep into them. At the age of 9, he surprised his mother by doing Celine Dion’s impression while singing. He realized at that point that he could sing.
During an interview with UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Taylor shared “I remember singing with the radio ever since I was little. When I was nine years old, my mom heard me singing in the shower and said I was “actually a really good singer.” After that, I regularly sang – with my grandmother at the piano, with show choir in high school, church worship, and musical theatre in college.”
Then he got into writing songs after his aunt gave him a journal in middle school. It was the beginning of his journey as a writer. During his senior year in high school, his family went through a tough time which made him grow up fast. That’s when he started writing music and plays, December 2012.
Taylor started producing music after coming to New York in 2018. His friend Paul Chang who was the producer of his song “We Need More” taught him the ropes of producing music. He also started his acting career at UCI and moved to the professional stage with roles at the Chance Theatre in CA, Theatre Row in NY, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Moreover, Taylor is currently working as Online Engagement Coordinator at Hope Church NYC.
Is Taylor Fagins On Instagram?
Where Is Taylor Fagins From?
Taylor Fagins grew up in La Palma, California. He also lived in Los Alamitos, Cypress, and Irvine. He is currently living in Manhattan, New York.
When Is Taylor Fagins Birthday?
Taylor Fagins celebrates his birthday on 14 December.