Biography / Wiki
Singer-Songwriters, Actors are a precious gift to the world, they create music that speaks to our hearts, our soul, and our whole being, this line has been very well proved by ‘Leslie Odom Jr.’ who is a prominent American actor and singer.
Moreover, he is also a well-known writer too. In his career, he released three solo jazz albums, and has performed on Broadway and in television and film. He is well recognized for his role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical Hamilton as well as for winning the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor for his performance.
He also gathered huge fame after appearing in recurring roles in popular TV shows such as Person of Interest, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Smash.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 6th August 1981, this renowned singer has turned 41 years old. He has a perfect height which is 176 centimeters and 5’9” in feet & inches. He seems as fit as fiddle with a weight of 73 kilograms and 151 lbs pounds.
His beauty is enhanced by her black eyes and black hair. He is very conscious about his health and maintains his figure with the measurement of 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Leslie Odom Jr. is $10 Million approx. He earns a considerable amount of money from his various profession and his major source of income is his acting and singing career.
Education / Family
Leslie was born and raised in Queens, New York City, the USA, and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. He didn’t reveal any information with regards to his parents and siblings including their names too.
His education, he completed his schooling at Julia R. Masterman School and Philadelphia High School. After that, he enrolled himself in the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
Leslie Odom Jr.
|Birth Place||Queens, New York City, the USA|
|Date of birth||6th August 1981|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’9”
In centimeters: 176 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 73 kg
In pounds: 151 lbs
|Sexual orientation||Straight and Singer|
|School||Julia R. Masterman School, Philadelphia High School|
|College||School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh|
|Home town||Los Angeles and New York City|
|Fathers name||Name Not Known|
|Mothers name||Name Not Known|
Career / Fashion and Style
Acting Career (Theatre)
As of his career, he started his career at the age of seventeen with a Broadway debut as Paul in “Rent”. In 2000, he appeared in a Broadway concert version of “Dreamgirls” and then appeared in “Leap of Faith”.
Later that, he used to work with Lin-Manuel Miranda in Encores! by playing the role of Michael. In 2015, he played his role as Nat King Cole in a concert of “Bombshell”. Till 2016, he played the role of Aaron Burr in “Hamilton” at The Public Theater.
From 2003 to 2006, he appeared in TV shows making a debut role on “CSI: Miami”. He appeared in the 10 episodes on “Vanished” as Maliko Christo. From 2006, he played the role of Freddy on “Big Day” till 2007. In 2011, he played the supporting role in the TV movie “Poe”. In 2012, he appeared in the TV Series “Smash” as Sam Strickland.
In 2013, he appeared in a lead role in “State of Affairs”. In 2013 and 2014, he appeared on “Person of Interest” as Peter Collier. From 2013 to 2015, he appeared in the show “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. He also appeared as a guest on many TV shows such as The Good Wife, Grey’s Anatomy, Supernatural, and Gilmore Girls.
In 2012, he had a supporting role as Declan Hall in the film “Red Tails”. In 2017, he appeared in the film named “Murder on the Orient Express”. In 2019, he starred as abolitionist William Still in the film “Harriet”.
Recording Career of Leslie Odom Jr.
In 2014, he self-released his debut album “Leslie Odom Jr.” on CD and SoundCloud and this album charted at No. 1 on Billboard Jazz. In 2016, he released a version of Selena Gomez‘s “Good For You”.
In 2016, he signed to a four-album deal with S-Curve Records and released his second album, “Simply Christmas” in the same year. In September 2019, he released the song “Under Pressure” from his upcoming album “Mr.”
Writing Career of Leslie Odom Jr.
In 2017, he had a book deal for “Failing Up: How to Take Risks” which was published by an imprint of Macmillan.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As of his personal life, he tied the marriage knot with his long-term girlfriend Nicolette Kloe Robinson. They tied their marriage knot on 1st December 2012. They were blessed with a daughter named Lucille Ruby and recently in 2021, the couple was blessed with a baby boy named Able Phineas Odom.
|Girlfriend||Nicolette Kloe Robinson|
|Wife||Nicolette Kloe Robinson
|Children||Daughter – Lucille Ruby,
Son – Able Phineas Odom
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Leslie Odom Jr:
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|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Leslie Odom Jr.
- He published his first book with the name of Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning in 2018.
- He was hired to perform America the Beautiful in February 2018.
- At the age of 17, he walked off in the field of Broadway.
- He serves as the lengthy story’s narrator in the famous movie “Hamilton” on Disney+.
- He received the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2016.
- He studied in the same college where Christian Borle and Megan Hilty study.
- Leslie can begin singing it a capella in its original key after any song that he has heard.
- Leslie considers himself “a consummate movie buff” who loves scary movies.