Facts of Jon Bellion
|Full Name:||Jon Bellion|
|Age:||29 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||December 26, 1990|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Father's Name:||William J. Bellion|
|Mother's Name:||Judy Ann|
|Profession:||rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer|
|Education:||Long Island, New York, United States|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
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Jon Bellion is an American hip-hop and R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. This 26-year-old musician has been active in his career since 2009 and has made a rapid rise to fame and stardom.
His studio album The Human Condition had debuted on position 5 on Billboard’s Top 200. Born as Jonathan David Bellion on 26 December 1990 in Lake Grove, New York, the USA, Jon Bellion was raised with his sisters and a brother. He has been residing at his parents’ house and is of Italian ethnicity. Jon liked to play basketball and also music. He found it difficult to find time to pursue both his passions during his school days. Therefore, he opted for music over the basketball during his junior year in college.
He registered for a music program at the private Five Towns College in Dix Hills, New York. He also learned to play instruments such as piano and keyboards.
Jon Bellion’s Music Career
Jon Bellion commenced his music career and released his first mixtape called Scattered Thoughts Vol 1 in early 2011. This mixtape was released on his Facebook page and this had more than 11000 views and downloads. He not only composed but also produced his own music. He was signed by the Visionary Music Group and in 2012 went on to release a cover of Drake’s The Motto on the Label’s YouTube channel.
In 2012, Jon Bellion took the song The Monster by Eminem and made a chorus for it. This song was appreciated and earned him a Grammy Award in 2015 in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Jon Bellion then wrote and produced the song called Trumpets by Jason Derulo in 2012. This song was released in 2013 in the UK and in 2014 in the USA.
In September 2014, Jon Bellion with the help of the Visionary Music Group released his fourth song called The Definition. He then did his first national tour in October 2014 and named it as The Beautiful Mind Tour. It was a success. He also released a number of singles in the early part of 2015. This time it was through the Capitol Records. In May 2015, he started his second national Tour which was The Definition Tour. He also was featured in Beautiful Now song of Zedd’s album which was called True Colors. He also featured in song Violence of the album Psychedelic Thoughtz by American rapper B.o.B.
He went on to release acoustic versions of the songs of his album The Definition. On 10 June 2016, Jon Bellion released his first debut album called The Human Condition. During the release, Jon Bellion had said:
“Us as humans all have the same problems. We struggle with pride and tons of different issues that nobody really wants to talk about. So I figured if I’m the honest one showing how human I am, it will make people feel better about themselves.”
He has talked a lot about God on this album. In June 2017, he was chosen as Elvin Duran’s Artist of the Month. He also appeared on NBC’s Today Show. He also had his Emotional Roadshow Tour in early 2017.
Kanye West and The Black Keys have been Jon Bellion’s inspirational icons. There were others as well such as Eminem, Coldplay and the like which influenced his music. He has a net worth of $4 million.
Jon Bellion’s Personal Life
The Long Island native Jon Bellion is not married and has no wife. There are no details available about his any past relationships. In his song, Immigrant, he mentioned about an affair he had in London. On being questioned about it, Jon had this to say:
“It’s a true story. I was dating someone who’s a British singer and is actually pretty popular. I met her at a chateau in France when I was at an ASCAP (American Society of Composers and Performers) writing retreat and we went back to London. We broke up. I have a steady girlfriend now who’s great, so I won’t go into too many details.”
Jon is supposedly dating Melanie Iglesias and on her social media, she had mentioned about Jon being her boyfriend.