Brian King Joseph is an American violinist. Brian King Joseph is a self-taught and self-produced violin prodigy known for participating in America’s Got Talent in 2018 and placing third. He was even named the winner of MTV’s Cover of the Month competition.
Birth Facts and Education
Brian King Joseph was born on April 25, 1992 in Washington, D.C., United States. He is 29 years old and is under the sign of Taurus. He holds American citizenship.
The name and information on Brian’s parents and siblings is not available at this time. Likewise, information about his other family members like his grandparents, cousins and other Brian family members is also not available until now. It seems Joseph likes to keep his personal and family life private. That may be the reason why he hardly ever speaks about his family members in front of the media and the public.
Regarding Brian’s educational background and qualifications, the names of the educational institutions he attended are not currently available. Considering Joseph’s age, he must have completed both high school and university before dropping out or deciding to drop out of further studies.
career and working life
Brian King Joseph showed an early love for music when he saw his older sister play the violin. He himself started playing the instrument when he was years old. He played for Washington Capitals fans at the Chinatown subway station after games. Eventually, Brian landed his first gig at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. He was able to gain a loyal following as he won numerous first places in classical competitions around the city. H even received an invitation to appear before Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. And in 2012 he was able to receive a full scholarship to the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Joseph composes and produces all of his music independently.
Brian Joseph made his first appearance during week 4 of the Judges Cuts rounds on America’s Got Talent. He reached the quarterfinals with his cover of “Something Just Like This” by The Chainsmokers and Coldplay. And on August 29, he made it through to the quarterfinals with his rendition of Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries (song).” He also made headlines on September 11 with his cover of Coolio’s Gangsta’s Paradise. He began his performance in the audience and made his way to the main stage.
He was also surrounded by fire and two drummers during his last performance on September 18th. Joseph performed Kanye West’s “Heartless” to an electric beat of the song. The judges were impressed and gave him high praise for the cover, with Mel B calling him “100% the greatest fiddler of all time”. You just ooze confidence and excitement.” Simon Cowell even declared him the favorite to win the competition, saying, “That’s everything this show was supposed to be, which is someone who starts well and ends amazing… I think this one Show – I hope – will change your life. You deserve it”.
More about careers
During the finale of America’s Got Talent, guest actress Lindsey Stirling joined Brian for covers of Roundtable Rival and The Force of Nature. They performed together with the trapeze act duo Transcend. Unfortunately, he was able to win the show, but he ended up in third place. He became the second violinist in the show’s history to place in the top three. Brian King Joseph later returned to the show as a guest cast member. He performed Linda Ronstadt’s “You’re No Good” with Bianca Ryan singing while Sofie Dossi performed aerial tricks. He also later came back to play Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” duet with Tyler Butler-Figueroa.
Brian King Joseph is nicknamed “The King of Violin”. He is the revolutionary electric violinist of the 21st century. A self-taught and self-produced master of his own craft, the rebellious prodigy is trying to change the game; a unique, refreshing, modern and exciting twist on the timeless instrument. His unrivaled skills, speed and phenomenal skills have wowed the internet, garnering over 15 million views worldwide within the first year
In addition, he has been recognized by other famous personalities such as Chris Brown, Fetty Wap, Machine Gun Kelly, Keke Palmer, Mike Posner and Snoop Dogg. He has performed alongside major tours such as George Clinton & P Funkadelics and Machine Gun Kelly. He also toured the country with his charting reggae band Lucky Dub. DC Mayor and Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor personally requested the band to perform for them. Brian has also appeared in hit TV shows such as “MTV Real World” as well as several other commercials.
Brian King Joseph was diagnosed with neuropathy in 2012. This painful nerve condition has caused him to lose feeling in both his hands and feet and will eventually spread to his entire body. He went public with his diagnosis during his audition round for season 13 of America’s Got Talent. After his performance, he received standing ovations from the jury and the audience. Judge Howie Mandel even praised him as an example of how people should live their lives.
Brian King Joseph is in a relationship with Kimmy Tan. Kimmy Tan is a Youtube personality and has her own Youtube channel. She also featured Brian in her Youtube video. Likewise, Brian has shared pictures with her on his social accounts. Speaking of previous relationships, he has been in relationships, but the information has not come out until now.
Brian King Joseph has one height of 5 feet 9 inches and its weight is 72 kg. Focuses on his other body measurements like chest girth, waist girth, hip girth, bicep girth and any other measurements whose sizes are currently unavailable. Also, Brian has light gray eyes and dark brown hair. He has a dreadlock and dyes his hair different colors.
Social Media and Wealth
Brian King Joseph is quite active on all of his social accounts. He owns one Instagram Account under the name “@briankingjoseph” and his account is also verified. He has amassed 123,000 followers so far and shared 695 posts on his Instagram page. Brian is also active on Twitter and joined Twitter in August 2009. His Twitter account has 21.8k followers to date. He also owns a Facebook account and has 176,000 followers on it. His Youtube channel has accumulated 174,000 subscribers.
Accordingly popularbio, Brian has one net worth from 1 to 5 million dollars and his main source of income is his career as a violinist. He also earns on social media platforms. Likewise, he consistently works with lifestyle brands, independent designers and events programmers for sponsored and private events such as weddings (reception and ceremony), ribbon cutting events, club openings, private parties etc.