Kayden Stephenson Biography
Kayden Stephenson is an American singer, Vine phenomenon and social media personality. He is best known for giving audition during twelfth season of the American singing competition television series 'American Idol’. He thrived in impressing the judges during the audition and received a Golden ticket to make it through to the Hollywood rounds. He caught attention through the videos he posted on his Vine account that with time garnered him umpteen followers raising him to fame. His huge fan base includes several celebrities apart from ordinary people. Impressed by the budding talent of the singer, American singer, songwriter, and actor Christopher Brown invited Stephenson to record with him. Stephenson has also emerged as some sort of a social influencer with a considerable count of followers that he amassed in his different social media accounts including Twitter and Instagram.
- Stephenson came to the limelight when he auditioned on the twelfth season of American Idol. He gave the audition at the Chesapeake Energy Arena located in Downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US on July 20, 2012. He impressed the judges by singing the hit song ‘I Wish’ by famous American singer and songwriter Stevie Wonders and won a Golden ticket that paved his way to the Hollywood round. His journey in the show however ended after that.
- Stephenson started posting his videos on his Vine account that eventually raised him to fame. Till present he has gained over 1.6 million followers on his Vine account ‘kayden’. He created his YouTube channel ‘complikayden’ on February 13, 2013 and has so far amassed over one million views. Some of the most popular videos of his channel that has garnered thousands of views are ‘25 facts about me | Kayden Stephenson’, ‘HOW TO TEXT YOUR CRUSH | #ASKKAYDEN | Kayden’, ‘Kayden Stephenson Responds To Hate’ and ‘GRANDMA HITS THAT NAE NAE?!’
- His appreciable count of fan following includes ordinary people as well as celebrities and noted personalities like English professional footballer Wayne Mark Rooney who presently plays for Major League Soccer club D.C. United in the US. Rooney was quite fascinated by Stephenson’s performances in the American Idol. He invited Stephenson and his family once to watch one of his games in the UK against Real Madrid. Stephenson’s videos on Vine also drew attention of Chris Brown who then called up Stephenson to record with him. The super excited Stephenson even uploaded a video of such call on social media which till present has accumulated more than 183 K views on YouTube. His popularity in other social media platforms are also on the rise. For instance he has gained over 130 K followers in his Twitter account ‘kingkayden’ that he opened in January 2012 while his Instagram account ‘kingkayden’ has also thrived in garnering more than 180 K followers.
- Kayden Stephenson was born on October 19, 1996, in St. Francis hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the US. He suffers from a serious genetic condition called cystic fibrosis that requires him to undergo a range of treatments from time to time. This however could not deter the spirit of Stephenson who continues to entertain his fans and viewers with his work and stands as an inspiration for many. According to sources, his mother Stephanie Franklin said that her son teaches everyone in the family to live each day of their lives as their last day and consider these days as God’s gift believing that God has made specific plans for each one of them. Stephenson is very close to his two siblings, sister Saylor and brother Gabe. He lives with his family in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dancer, singer, actress, and model Jordyn Jones who took part during the first season of the Lifetime dance reality series Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition is a close friend of Stephenson. There is no information available on his romantic association or dating status and it seems that the budding star prefers not to divulge much on his personal life.
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