Paris Winningham has made it to The Voice season 21 finale! The 32-year-old singer is one of the top 5 finalists alongside Girl Named Tom, Wendy Moten, Hailey Mia, and Jershika Maple. By the end of the December 14 finale, one of the top 5 will be crowned the new winner of The Voice.
So, who is Paris Winningham? He’s one of the standout singers of season 21. Here are 5 key things to know about Paris and his past.
1. Paris is on Team Blake.
For his blind audition, Paris sang an incredible rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition.” John Legend and Ariana Grande turned their chairs for Paris, and he ended up choosing John as his coach. Blake Shelton ended up stealing him from John later in the season. With Blake’s help, Paris has made it to the season 21 finale. Over the course of the competition, Paris has performed hits by Luther Vandross, Bill Withers, Eric Clapton, and more.
2. Paris is a Navy veteran.
Paris joined the Navy in 2009 and served as a machinist mate and worked in the engine room, according to his NBC bio. During his time with the Navy, Paris performed at ceremonies on the ship and at the base. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 2017.
3. Paris was adopted.
Paris was adopted as an infant, according to his NBC bio. He’s never met his biological parents. However, he does know that his mother was a singer and his father was a guitar player.
4. He is in a band.
Paris is a member of the JFamily Ent./J-Crew Band as well as the WHIM Band. He admitted during his blind audition that his “whole goal in life was just to make music.”
5. He lives in Florida.
Paris was born in Richmond, Virginia. He currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida. He works in information technology at New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, according to his LinkedIn.Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.