Ricky Duran Wiki
Ricky Duran was born in 1990 and from Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He is one the “Top 13” contestants on NBC’s “The Voice,” Duran performed Ray Lamontagne’s “You Are the Best Thing” live Monday night and dedicated his performance to his girlfriend, Alyssa Tosti.
Duran said he dedicated the song to Tosti because “…Alyssa’s been there for me. She’s supported me.” An emotional Duran shared the story of Tosti suffering a stroke the night before his blind audition on The Voice. Tosti made a full recovery and she was in the audience for Duran’s performance on Monday night.
Ricky Duran Career
Ricky inherited his love of music from his father, who was a musician with another full-time job to support the family. At 6 years old, Ricky’s father taught him a guitar and they played in a band together throughout Ricky’s high school years.
Ricky went on to attend Berklee College of Music and form his band while his father acted as their manager. Shortly after graduation, Ricky’s father tragically took his own life but encouraged him to keep doing what he loved. Earlier this year, Ricky lost his mother to breast cancer.
He has dedicated his life to music to carry on his father’s legacy and comes to “The Voice” to make his parents proud. Ricky’s sister Natalie said that from a very young age he was into music and performed in front of his family and friends.
Then, in High school he participated in the talent competitions and along with his friends he formed a band and they compete in the ‘Battle of the Bands’ competitions as well. Additionally, they also performed at local birthday parties.
Last April he won the ‘Best Male Vocalist’ award at the Worcester Music Awards. Curently, he is one the “Top 13” contestants on NBC’s “The Voice,” and Celebrity coach John Legend said Duran has always carried himself like an artist.
On Tuesday, the world will find out live if Ricky will be one of the 11 contestants who move forward or one of the two who go home. A safe bet is on the former, not the latter.
Ricky Duran Age
How old is Ricky Duran? He was born in 1990 and from Worcester, Massachusetts, USA and he are 29 years old as of 2019. He is the son of Ricardo (father) and he committed suicide after he faced serious health issues and he was 60 years old.
His mother, Odette passed away after suffering from Breast Cancer at the age of 66. Ricky has three sisters Julia Tomaiolo, Maria Odette Duran, and Natalie Maigarie.
Ricky was raised in Grafton, Massachusetts along with his siblings and his parents were Guatemalan immigrants.
Ricky Duran Girlfriend
Curently, he is dating Alyssa Tosti and performed Ray Lamontagne’s “You Are the Best Thing” live Monday night and dedicated his performance to his girlfriend. She moved from Douglas, Massachusetts, to Austin, Texas, to be next to the aspiring singer.
Ricky Duran Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is $150K USD as of 2019. He stands 5 feet 9 inch tall and weighs around 75 KG.