Avi Kaplan is an American singer and songwriter, who is famous for his bass voice. He is best known as a member of the Capella group “Pentatonix” in which he was the vocal bass. Kaplan has won three Grammy Awards while he was a member of the Pentatonix group. To know more about the net worth of Avi Kaplan in 2019, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Avi Kaplan was born on April 17, 1989, in Visalia, California. His original name is Avriel Benjamin Kaplan and changed to Avias a stage name.
He has completed his studies from Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut. He has a brother and sister, who handles tour management as a part of Petatonix, since January 2017. Kaplan is Jewish by birth, due to which he has also experienced bully as a child.
Kaplan, from his early days used to visit Sequoia National Park, where he listened to folk music which became an inspiration for him. He became fond of music which helped him to be a part of Fermata.
In 2008, he joined as a member in high-energy male Cappella group. His earliest music inspirations are Simon & Garfunkel, John Denver, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and Bill Withers while present inspirations include Iron & Wine, Bon Iver, Ben Harper, and Jose Gonzalez.
Kaplan, at present, is single and there is no news or rumors regarding his present relationships. However, while he was doing shows with Pentatonix, he was dating Kirstie Maldonado who was the fellow member of the same group.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kaplan, in his initial days, was already a cappella artist and used to perform in operas and jazz. In 2011, when members of Pentatonix were searching for a bass singer and a beatboxer, they met before the auditions of The Sing-Off began. They teamed up and eventually won the third series, with $200,000 and recording contract with Sony music.
Kaplan, while being in Pentatonix has won three Grammy awards. Pentatonix won for “Best Arrangement, Instrumental or a cappella” category for their song “Daft Punk”, in 2015, “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” for “That’s Christmas to Me”, in 2016 and “Best Country duo/group performance” category for “Jolene”, in 2017.
In 2017, Kaplan featured as “Fields and Pier”, first solo song, under “Avriel& the Sequoias” while was hit. In the same year, Kaplan left Pentatonix because he wanted to spend some time with his family and friends.
Net Worth & Earnings
Avi Kaplan has an estimated net worth of more than $10 million. With numerous singles, music videos, and stage shows, Kaplan has left an impression on people’s heart.
His bass voice makes the songs different which gives him a unique recognition. His passion for music has been since childhood, and his fame had crossed over a decade.
Kaplan’s songs have always entertained people across the globe, and this made him much popular among the pop listeners. His group Pentatonix has a YouTube channel named PTXofficial, which has over 14.5 million subscribers and over three billion views.
Kaplan’s voice would always be closer to the heart. His songs have been entertaining and would continue to entertain the massive crowd out there. His uniqueness and added bass vocals will always be remembered as a distinct singer.