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Joey Alexander Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Joey Alexander Sila
Place Of Birth
Denpasar, Indonesia
20 years old
Birth Date
June 25 2003

Joey Alexander Facts

Child Star?
Jazz Pianist
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Denny Sila, Farah Leonara Urbach

About Joey Alexander 

Joey Alexander is a god-gifted Indonesian musician who has been into Jazz since birth.

At the age of six, when a child would probably get busy watching his favorite cartoon shows, Joey Alexander's hobby was to play classic jazz compositions on his piano. That simple childhood eagerness gave him a career, fame, and identity that he now lives by daily.

Joey Alexander was introduced to jazz by his father. By six years of age, Joey Alexander was perfectly capable of playing a number of legendary compositions. His career took the right turn at the age of nine, after winning the Grand Prix in 2013 at the Master Jam Fest.

Child prodigy Joey Alexander is now an inspiration to a lot of people. By the age of 19, Joey Alexander had won millions of hearts with his outstanding contribution to jazz music.

Joey Alexander Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Joey Alexander’s net worth?

As of 2022, Joey Alexander has a net worth of $6 million.

How much does Joey Alexander earn per year?

As per estimation from net worth, Joey Alexander earns $38,000-84000 every year as a jazz pianist.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Joey Alexander?

No information is available regarding Joey Alexander's height.

How old is Joey Alexander?

As of 2022, Joey Alexander is 19 years old as he was born on June 25, 2003 which makes him belong to the Cancer zodiac sign.

Childhood And Education

Joey Alexander was born to parents Farah Leonara Urbach and Denny Sila in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, who ran a tourism business.

It all started when Joey Alexander's father handed him a few classic jazz albums. His parents loved jazz, especially Louis Armstrong. In an interview, they mentioned that Joey Alexander learned piano melodies utilizing a gift from his father, a miniature electric keyboard. After that, there was no looking back!

Within a few months, Joey Alexander played Thelonious Monk compositions only by listening to them. The child prodigy also mentions that understanding jazz notations and playing them on the piano came naturally to him.

The pianist Joey Alexander had jazz tunes anchored to his roots. By the time his parents realized Joey's knack, they decided to move to Bali and Jakarta, because of the moving jazz culture. The right environment helped Joey Alexander in his self-learning musical journey. It was the best decision for the young Alexander, that opportunity to share the stage with Herbie Hancock as the UNESCO goodwill ambassador.

This was his debut appearance when Hancock assured the trust he possessed for Alexander, which later was confirmed by the child star as the remarkable day when he decided to dedicate his childhood to jazz.

By the age of nine, Joey Alexander won the Grand Prix of the Master Jam Fest in 2013, which is a heritage festival competition for all-age jazz musicians.

In 2014, Joey Alexander moved to New York City with his family to continue his career as a jazz pianist. His songs are available on his website and his latest concert performances.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Joey Alexander dating?

As of 2022, the artist is focused on his career and isn't dating anyone.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The pianist Joey Alexander is popular for his debut album 'My Favorite Things' on Harlem-based label Mortema Music, produced by Jason Olaine, on May 12, 2015. He was titled the 'Overnight Sensation' by New York Times for his solo variations of the song 'Round Midnight'.

After the release of his debut album in 2015, he performed at the premiere ceremony at the Newport Jazz Festival in August and at the Montreal International Jazz Festival of the same year. The producer of Newport, George Wein, took Alexander to his Manhattan apartment to showcase his talent, where mesmerized he said Joey Alexander possesses a distinguishable maturity in his harmonic approach.

The pianist also performed for former US President Bill Clinton and Herbie Hancock. At the 2014 Gala, he was invited by Wynton Marsalis for a jazz performance at the Lincoln Center.

Joey Alexander was also invited to perform at the Learning Center gala by Arthur Ashe, where Joey met Gordon Uehling III and was offered to stay at his property in New Jersey with his family.

What awards has Joey Alexander won?

The child prodigy won the Grand Pix Award at the Master-Jam Fest 2013.

The pianist Joey Alexander was nominated for the Grammy Awards in 2016 and 2017 for his songs 'Giant Steps', 'Countdown', and his album 'My Favorite Things.' The first two songs received nominations for Best Improvised Jazz Solo in 2016 and 2017 consecutively, while 'My Favorite Things' was nominated for The Best Jazz Instrumental Album in the 2017 Grammy Awards.

The child prodigy Joey Alexander also made it to the Panasonic Gobel Awards of 2016 for his work 'Special Interview Joey Alexander with Najwa Shihab', under the special events category. However, he won the Best Jazz Instrumental Artist Award at the Anugerah Musik Indonesia Event 2018 for his outstanding work 'Moment's Notice.'.

Other Interesting Joey Alexander Facts And Trivia

  • Joey Alexander has an Instagram profile joeyalexandermusic which has 89000 followers.
  • His YouTube channel has 103 subscribers with videos as high as 402000 viewership which shows how he gathered his net worth as a successful musician.
  • He earns an estimated $7000 monthly earnings from his YouTube channel joeyalexandermusic.

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