Quick Facts of Kodi Lee

  • Full NameKodi Lee
  • NicknameKodi
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceSouth Carolina, USA
  • ProfessionSinger, Pianist
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter, YouTube

Kodi Lee is a versatile Korean singer and pianist who gained fame after participating on America’s Got Talent season 14. He is a first contestant on the reality show who received a golden buzzer. The 22 years old blind Kodi has won millions of hearts with his mind-blowing performance.

Despite having so many problems in life, the passion for music didn’t change for him. It works as a medicine: a reason to live. Know more about this inspiring singer’s AGT journey by reading the whole article below.

About Kode

Kodi Lee was born on July 7, 1996, in Utah, U.S. He was born with a blind and autistic musical prodigious savant. However, Kodi hasn’t disclosed any information about his exact birthdate and early life. He was born to Tina Lee. Whereas, the name and other information about his father are not revealed yet. Kodi grew up in a middle-class family along with his two siblings Kayla and Derek.

Kodi Lee performing
Source: Heavy.com

Further, Kodi Lee has a very supportive family who has helped him in every step of his life. When Kodi was performing at AGT Season 14, his family was very happy to watch him from backstage. With the help of his mother and siblings, Kodi is a superstar now. He has inspired millions of people with his overwhelming performance. Besides, Kodi loves to play guitar with his brother Derek.

Besides, Kodi’s inspiring story was also featured in Orange County Register, LA Times, numerous broadcast television features, and documentaries.

Kodi Lee Early Life

Kodi was born with optic nerve hypoplasia. He underwent big surgery when he was five days old. Life has mistreated him. Along with blindness, Kodi was also diagnosed with autism when he was 4 years old. He has to undergo many obstacles in his life. Despite the problems also, the passion for music didn’t change. Music became a reason for Kodi to live. It worked as a medicine for him.

Pianist Kodi playing some music on Piano
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He hasn’t released an album. Also, he does not even have huge followers in social media.  Despite being such an inspiring person, Kodi is still away from the limelight. Kodi will surely gain massive followers soon. We would like to wish him with all the love and lights on his coming days.

Kodi Lee’s AGT Journey

Kodi performed in AGT on 28th May 2019 and became the first contestant to get a Golden Buzzer in season 14 of AGT. He performed a song named “A song for you” by Leon Russell. The Judges and the Audience were in tears after listening to him. While the Judges, Gabriel Union decided to award him with a golden buzzer.

Further, Kodi’s best friend  Mikayla Phillips is also a former contestant of AGT. However, Mikayla also earned a golden buzzer on his audition and made it to the semi-finals. Kodi and Mikayla share a strong bond of friendship and motivates each other on their musical journey. Also, best friends love to perform together at local gigs. Annette O’Toole and Tallia Storm are some renowned American singers.



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