Arin Ray Biography, Girlfriend, Age, Networth, Career, Family
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Singer best known for finishing 10th place in the second season of the X Factor USA. He was known for his second chance shot as a member of inTENsity. He has released two full-length albums since 2022. His second album is titled “Hello Poison.”
Profiling Arin RayA Quick Glance At Arin Ray
|Full Names||Arin Blake Ray|
|Stage Name||Arin Ray|
|Date Of Birth||September 2, 1995|
|Relationship/Marital Status||Normani (ex) Alia Rose (wife)|
|Place of Birth||Cincinnati, Ohio.|
|No of Children||One named Pharoah|
He auditioned with his original song “Count on Me” in Providence, Rhode Island.
Arin Ray Before X Factor
Since his time on the show ended, Ray has been focused on school and his music. He announced on Twitter that his first single, “Turn It Up”, will be released on April 19, 2013, via Soundcloud. No word yet on when the song will be released on iTunes.
He released his first single “Turn It Up” on Soundcloud in April 2013. Since launching his Soundcloud account, he has earned over 15,000 followers on the platform. His Spotify channel boasts an audience of over 900,000 monthly listeners.
Arin once tweeted his support for his former InTENsity band member Ellona Santiago, who was a part of season three and was mentored by Demi Lovato.
During season one, InTENsity advanced to the second week of the live shows and finished in twelfth place after they competed in the sing-off against The Stereo Hogzz and a majority of judges voted to keep The Stereo Hogzz. However, InTENsity received more votes than The Stereo Hogzz which meant that if the result went to deadlock, The Stereo Hogzz would have been eliminated.
Where Was Arin Ray Born?
He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. His family attended his audition in Rhode Island. He has a brother named Aris. He and his wife Alia Rose have a son named Pharaoh.
Arin Ray Collaborations
He was mentored by Britney Spears in season two and Paula Abdul as part of inTENsity. In 2019, he collaborated with Kehlani on a song called “Change”, which became a major hit.
Arin originally auditioned for the show in season 1 but didn’t make it past Bootcamp. Ray was given a second chance as a member of the all-teen pop group InTENsity, which made it to the live shows under former judge Paula Abdul. However, InTENsity finished in 12th place. The group later disbanded, and Ray focused on getting better as a singer as well as at school.
The X Factor History
Arin then tried out for the show again in Providence, Rhode Island where he auditioned with an original song called “Count on Me”. He made it past bootcamp and impressed his mentor, Britney Spears, and her guest advisor, will.i.am of the Black-Eyed Peas, at Judges’ Homes to make it to the live shows, this time as a solo artist. He became a part of the top 12. However, some critics questioned his vocal ability based on some of his performances, which some called “lackluster”. The public, however, continued to vote him through. He was eliminated on Thanksgiving, November 22, 2012, finishing in 10th place.
Arin Ray’s Children
Arin Ray has a son name Pharaoh
Who is Arin Ray’s Girlfriend?
Alia Rose – Arin is married to Alia Rose and the couple has a son named Pharaoh.
Arin Ray Personal Life
On January 5, 2013, Ray admitted during a chat on UStream that he and Normani Hamilton of Fifth Harmony were dating, but the couple has since split up.
- “Turn It Up” (2013)
- “We Ain’t Homies” (2017)
Arin Ray Fun Facts
- He was raised with music in his blood as his father was a drummer who played for various bands such as New Edition, Bell Biv DeVoe, and the Babyface-fronted After 7. Other than that, Arin’s aunt once sang backing vocals for Marvin Gaye.
- He auditioned in Providence, Rhode Island, where he sang his original Count on Me.
- In April 2013, Arin released his debut single titled Turn It Up via SoundCloud.
- Arin was rewarded with the opportunity to be mentored by singer and songwriter Britney Spears on season 2 of The X Factor USA and by singer and songwriter Paula Abdul as part of inTENsity.
- Arin’s mother auditioned along with him on The X Factor USA. She even sang in the choir of her church.
- His career began to flourish when he met rapper Hitmaka.
- He has a classically trained voice.