Jonny West-Age, Height, American Idol, Girlfriend, Songs, Record deal, Net Worth

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Who is American Idol Season 18 Contestant Jonny West?

Jonny was one of the talented contenders on American Idol season 18. The American singer-songwriter sang his original song, Makin Love, at the audition, and the judges selected him to go the Hollywood round. Jonny was in the Singer-songwriter category in the Genre challenge. Jonny studied songwriting in music school. The audience and judges loved his lyrics as much as his voice and showmanship. 

Jonny has over one hundred thousand followers on his Instagram account. He provides the latest updates on his music and life through the platform. The young artist uploads his original music on YouTube. More than twenty thousand people subscribe to his channel. 

Full Name Jonny West
Profession Singer, songwriter
Popular For American Idol Season 18
Birthday and Zodiac
Age (As of 2023) 27 years old
Date of Birth October 15, 1996
Zodiac sign Libra
Birth Place Murrieta, California, America
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
School/University N/A
Physical Stats
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Eye Color Dark Brown
Weight Approx. 72 Kg
Body Measurement 35-26-36
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth Approx. $750,000
Family and Relationship
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Girlfriend N/A
Relationship N/A
Siblings N/A
Social Media
Social Media Facebook, InstagramTwitter, Youtube

Biography Timeline

Jonny West is an American singer-songwriter who gained fame after his impressive American Idol Season 18 performances. Born on October 15, 1996, in Murrieta, California, West grew up in a musical family and started playing the guitar at a young age. He honed his skills and pursued his passion for music, ultimately leading him to the American Idol stage.

  • October 15, 1996: Jonny West is born in Murrieta, California.
  • 2002: West starts playing the guitar at the age of 6.
  • 2018: West graduates from California Baptist University with a degree in music education.
  • 2019: West auditions for American Idol Season 18 and receives a golden ticket to Hollywood.
  • 2020: West makes it to the Top 20 of American Idol, winning over audiences with his original songs and emotional performances.
  • May 17, 2020: West performs his original song “Makin’ Love” on American Idol and receives praise from the judges.
  • May 19, 2020: West is eliminated from American Idol, finishing in the Top 5.
  • May 22, 2020: West releases his debut EP, “Jonny West EP,” which features four original songs and showcases his unique sound and style.
  • August 2020: West signs with Hollywood Records, a division of Disney Music Group.
  • November 2020: West releases his single “What a Wonderful World,” a classic Louis Armstrong song cover featuring his soulful vocals and heartfelt interpretation.
  • January 2021: West releases his single “Justified,” highlighting his songwriting and music skills.
  • February 2021: West performs on American Idol’s “Comeback” episode and advances to the next round.
  • April 2021: West releases his single “Better Now,” a catchy and upbeat track that showcases his versatility as an artist.
With his heartfelt performances and soulful voice, Jonny West has quickly become a rising star in the music industry. His debut EP and singles have received critical acclaim, and his fan base continues to grow. As he continues to write and record new music, it’s clear that West has a bright future ahead of him in pieces.

Age, Height, Birthday, Parents & Childhood 

Jonny comes from California. He was born on October 15, 1996. The zodiac sign of this artist is Libra. Not many remain available on West’s childhood and parents. When Jonny was in middle school, he talked about the school teachers in rap and rhymes. He developed an interest in music only when he reached high school.

The twenty-four-year-old started learning piano, writing songs, making mixtapes, and performing at cafes and talent shows. After graduating from music school, Jonny became a truck driver to break from music. He loves to travel. West is five feet, eight inches tall. He has an athletic body with dark brown eyes and hair. Jonny’s weight is around seventy-two kilograms. 

Girlfriend (Margie Mays) 

Jonny appeared on the American Idol show with his girlfriend, Margie Mays. On Margie’s YouTube channel, she mentioned in a Q&A video that the couple had a music theory class together. 

Jonny was in music school for songwriting, and Margie was studying vocals. They did not fall in love at once. Jonny approached her after some months of attending the same class. Margie and Jonny have been dating for a long time now. 




Given his interest in rapping, singing and writing from a young age, Jonny was on the American Idol Season 18 auditions in Los Angeles. He performed his original rendition on the ABC show and got to the other round. On the genre round, Jonny sang Lewis Capaldi’s Someone You Loved, mesmerising his listeners. 

Jonny even performed John Legend and Meghan TrTrainor’song I’I’monna Lose You alongside his girlfriend, Margie. He sang original music in the Hollywood round, went to the Hawaii round, and performed ThFray’s You Found Me.   

Jonny made it to the Season eighteen finale of American Idol but did not reach the Top two. Jonny is busy focusing on his music career at present. He uploads original music on his YouTube channel with over twenty thousand subscribers. More than one hundred thousand people follow his work on Instagram.

Net Worth 

Jonny did not reach the top two of American Idol but received huge exposure because of the show. He earns money from his YouTube views and ads. The details about his income and earnings remain unavailable at present. We will upload the information when we receive it. 

Fun Facts

  • Jonny appeared in the Season eighteen Oscars promotion.
  • He has a band called Jonny West band.
  • He loves travelling.
  • He is a risk-taker.
  • He interacts with his social media fans.
  • Find him on Instagram @ohjonnywest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Jonny West from?

Jonny West is from Murrieta, America.

What is Jonny West’s Net Worth?

His estimated Net Worth is about $750,000.

How old is Jonny West?

Jonny is 27 Years old as of 2023.

How tall is Jonny West?

He is 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Who is Jonny West?

Jonny West was a contestant in season 18 of American Idol.

Did Jonny West get a record deal?

Jonny West did not get a record deal.

How did Jonny West do on American Idol?

Jonny performed Eddie Money’s “Can’tep a Good Man Down” a”d his song called “Ma” Makin’ve.” H” received insufficient votes to place in the Top 2 and thus was eliminated from the competition.

What is Jonny West doing now?

As of now, Jonny West is busy releasing his songs.

What place did Jonny West come in?

Johny West was up to the top 5 in American Idol.


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