Alex Aiono is an American singer who is known for his singles ‘Alphabet Soup’ and ‘Doesn’t Get Better’. He is a well-known actor and YouTuber as well. The multi-talented personality is also known for his talent of playing multiple instruments like piano, guitar, drum, and bass. The youngster creates his own music/mixes and uploads them on his YouTube channel and other social networking sites like My Space. Today, his YouTube channel has got more than 4 million subscribers. Also, the channel had successfully managed to rack up more than 540 million views by 2016. Besides this, Aiono has a huge fan following on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram as well. Coming to his passion for songwriting, the stunning singer wrote his first song at the age of four! During his early days, he used to perform on streets and later on, with his passion and hard work, got the opportunity to work with Grammy nominated producers and writers like John Legend, Babyface and Billy Mann.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
Alex Aiono initially used to perform on the streets of Santa Monica. When he was 19 years old, he released his debut single titled ‘Doesn't Get Better’. Shortly after, he released his debut EP titled ‘Young & Foolish’. He then created his YouTube channel and started uploading his songs and music there. People began enjoying his work and this gave him much the needed exposure and also a platform to showcase his talent. In 2013, he toured with the Back Street Boys, the Wanted and R5. The following year, he performed live on the Sirius XM radio and his song ‘Alphabet Soup’ earned more than 40 million views on YouTube. This in turn brought considerable name and fame to Aiono and he got established as a successful singer. As a result of his popularity, he got the chance to appear on Awesomeness TV’s famous show ‘The Royal Crush.’ In 2016, Aiono started developing ‘flipped’ versions of songs. His work ‘Hasta el Amanecer’ earned him more than 50 millions views. Then he signed with the Interscope Records in early 2017. In January 2017, he released his single titled ‘Work the Middle’ followed by the single ‘Question’. All these projects made Aiono popular, both as a singer and a social media star.
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Alex Aiono has also worked as an actor in the movies ‘Guidance’, ‘Office Christmas Party’ and ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’. He collaborated with Pepsi and worked on the re-imagined version of the hit song ‘I Got You’. Currently, Aiono is hosting two Radio Disney shows. He is also gearing up for a tour with Australian singer/songwriter/ William Singe.
Alex Aiono was born on February 16, 1996 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Raised in a middle-class family, he grew up with his three sisters, Sidney, Taylor, and Hallie. When he was 14 years old, he, along with his family moved to Los Angeles. They lived in a one room apartment while Aiono was performing on the streets of Santa Monica. Coming to Aiono’s romantic linkups, he was in a relationship with fellow YouTuber Meg DeAngelis in 2015. Unfortunately, the couple broke up just after three months.
1) Aiono is not only a passionate musician, but also a talented hip-hop dancer as well as a boxer.
2) He started learning piano and drum when he was in the first grade. At the age of 13, he came up with his first song ‘Always Yours’.