Colton Dixon Birthday & Fun Facts

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Nov 28, 2023 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on Jun 05, 2022
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Michael Colton Dixon is a Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based musician and singer-songwriter.

Teresa and Michael Dixon gave birth to Colton Dixon, who has a younger sister, Schyler Dixon. In 2009, he graduated from Middle Tennessee School.

He rose to prominence as the lead vocalist of the Christian rock band Messenger, formed in 2010, and was a fan favorite during 'American Idol's early auditions.

About Colton Dixon

Michael Colton Dixon is from Murfreesboro, and he's a Tennessee-based singer-songwriter and musician.

On the 11th season of American Idol, he came in seventh place. Please continue reading to learn more about this singer-songwriter, including his net worth.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Colton Dixon's net worth?

Colton Dixon estimated net worth is 1.3 million as of 2022.

How much does Colton Dixon earn per year?

Colton Dixon's annual income is unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Colton Dixon?

Colton Dixon is 6 ft (183 cm) tall.

How old is Colton Dixon?

Colton Dixon is 30 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Michael Colton Dixon was born on October 19, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, to Michael and Teresa Dixon. He and his younger sister, Schyler, grew up in a middle-class home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. His family has a Jack Russell terrier named Ozzy and a cat named Chloe, and his father owns a face painting/airbrush business.

Colton Dixon was an extra in the filming of 'Hannah Montana: The Movie' in 2008 and was a high school choir member. In 2010, he received his diploma from Middle Tennessee Christian School. He is very religious and has performed at several religious services, including Saddleback Church.

He and Schyler are members of the 'Messenger' a Christian rock band. On January 29, 2013, EMI-CMG/Sparrow Records released his debut album 'A Messenger.' 'Paramore,' 'Lifehouse,' 'Thirty Seconds To Mars,' 'Switchfoot,' 'Evanescence,' 'The Fray,' and 'Skillet' are among his musical influences.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Colton Dixon's spouse?

Dixon began dating Annie Coggeshall in 2012. They married on January 8, 2016, after becoming engaged in September 2015. In February 2020, they were expecting their first child in the autumn. Ava Dior and Athens Elizabeth, twins, were born on August 16, 2020.

Career And Professional Highlights

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Colton Dixon was born in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, on October 19, 1991. Colton Dixon is a singer from the United States.

Colton Dixon's Hobbies And Interests

 Colton Dixon and his sister Schyler first auditioned at the Nashville auditions in the 10th season. Neither of them, however, made it into the Top 24. On March 3, 2011, Dixon appeared on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show.' Dixon reappeared in the 11th season, but he had no intention of auditioning, preferring to accompany his sister Schyler. The judges persuaded Dixon to audition as well when he performed 'Permanent' by David Cook. He and Schyler both received golden tickets.

During the Las Vegas round, Schyler was cut again, which drove her to tears. Dixon devoted his last judgment performance to his sister, Schyler, by performing 'Coldplay's 'Fix You.' Dixon was named to the 11th season Top 25 on February 23, 2012. He played 'Decode' by 'Paramore' in the semi-finals.

He got to the Top 13 after being one of the top five male vote-getters. Lauren Alaina, a guest artist on the Top 13 Results night and the season 10 runner-up of American Idol, chose Dixon and fellow contender Jessica Sanchez as her two choices to win the competition. As he had never been in the bottom three before, his eviction on April 19, 2012, was viewed as a major shock.

Dixon participated in several shows after his elimination. On April 23, 2012, he sang a cover of Lifehouse's 'Everything' on 'Live! With Kelly'. He gave a rendition of the same swan song to Access Hollywood viewers. On April 24, 2012, he made a guest appearance on the 'Today Show.' On April 26, 2012, he returned to 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' to sing Billy Joel's 'Piano Man.'

On April 27, 2012, Dixon and fellow finalist Elise Testone performed on Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show.' On April 28, 2012, he was invited as a special guest of the Christian Broadcasting Network to the White House Correspondents Dinner. In addition, he began working with Brandon Heath. At the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2012, he premiered an original song called 'Never Gone.' Colton says he wants 'faith-based music' on his debut album without alienating a wider audience. 

On September 25, 2012, he published 'Never Gone,' an original song he played on the American Idol tour and featured on his debut album, on iTunes. On October 19, 2012, his debut single, 'You Are,' was broadcast on American radio stations, and on October 30, 2012, it was released on iTunes. Dixon led the song 'Jesus Paid It All' at the Passion 2013 Conference on January 3, 2013. Dixon's album 'A Messenger' was published on January 29, 2013, through Sparrow Records, and it sold 22,000 copies in its first week. It debuted at No. 15 on the Billboard 200, number one on the Christian Charts, and No. one on the Gospel Chart in the United States.

On February 14, Dixon and Jessica Sanchez performed at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Manila. The Miracle Tour, which began on February 21, 2013, in Fairfax, Virginia, and ends on May 19, 2013, in Orlando, Florida, features Dixon and Josh Wilson as support. Schyler Dixon, Dixon's sister, was also on tour for a few shows. On March 28, 2013, Dixon sang his new single 'Love Has Come For Me' on the Top 8 results show of the 12th season of American Idol. According to Third Day, the trip will end in California. In November and December 2013, he joined TobyMac on the Hits Deep Tour.

On January 7, 2014, Dixon re-released 'A Messenger.' His second album was released in the summer of 2014. On June 24, 2014, the lead single, 'More Of You,' was published on iTunes. Dixon announced his sophomore studio album, Anchor, would be released on August 19, 2014, along with the album's artwork, on June 19, 2014. On July 26, 2015, Colton confirmed that he would join TobyMac and Britt Nicole on Twitter. This Is Not a Test Tour. On September 11, an album called 'The Calm Before The Storm' will be released, including two EPs: 'Calm,' a collection of acoustic songs, and 'Storm,' a collection of remixed recordings featuring songs from 'A Messenger' and 'Anchor.'

Other Interesting Colton Dixon Facts And Trivia

  • Colton and his sister Schyler first auditioned at the Nashville auditions in the 10th season of 'American Idol.'
  •  Dixon released a song called 'All That Matters' on January 13, 2017, and his latest album, 'Identity,' was dropped on March 24, 2017.
  • Colton is well-known for his appearances in 'American Idol,' 'Grace Unplugged,' the CMT Music Awards, and 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.'

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Annie Coggeshall


Micheal Dixon, Teresa Dixon


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