Scott Hoying is a famous American singer, songwriter, and pianist who rose to fame as the member of the Pentatonix band. In 2013, he started a YouTube channel called Sup3rfruit with Mitch Grassi, and the duo began to release new videos every Tuesday which include video songs and tracks. They released their debut album Future Friends-Part 1 in June 2017 followed by the second album Future Friends-Part 2 in September 2017. Scroll down to know more about the life, career and net worth of Scott Hoying in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Scott Richard Hoying was born on September 17th in the year 1991, in Arlington, Texas, the United States. Scott was interested in music from quite a young age and started to perform when he was 8-years old. He attended the Martin High School and graduated in 2010. Scott then enrolled into the University of Southern California where he joined the university a cappella group SoCal VoCals but later came out of it.
Scott Hoying is widely considered to be gay, and there are rumors that he and his band member Mitch Grassi are a gay couple. The Out Magazine included their names in its list OUT100 as LGBT activists which was very well received by the duo. Though there are rumors linking them as partners, the musicians are yet to disclose their relationship publicly.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Scott Hoying along with his friends Mitch Grassi and Kristin Maldonado decided to participate in the TV singing competition on NBC, The Sing-Off. They added Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola to their a cappella group and named it Pentatonix as the group excelled on the Pentatonic Scale.
The group won the show which awarded them the prize money of $200,000 as well as a contract with Sony Music. In 2013, Scott and Grassi started a YouTube channel named Sup3rfruit to post videos as a duo. Pentatonix released their debut studio album PTX, Vols. 1 & 2 in 2014 followed by the album PTX the same year.
Their album That’s Christmas to Me peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 and their 2015 album Pentatonix peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200. In 2016, they released the album A Pentatonix Christmas which also peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200. The group has won two Grammy Awards so far for the tracks Daft punk and Dance on the Sugar Plum Fairy. With Sup3rfruit Scott has released two albums so far in June 2017 and September 2017 respectively.
Net Worth & Earnings
His YouTube channel has more than 2.5 million subscribers through which he makes more than $400,000 annually. He is also a member of two Grammy-winning a cappella group which has given super hit albums so far. He frequently tours with the group and also endorses certain brands while also appearing on several shows. All these sources contribute largely to his net worth of $10 million.
Scott Hoying is an upcoming musician who has already proved his talent to the world. The day he takes up a solo career, he will reach even more heights which will surely play an important role in his net worth figures.