A good number of teenagers who have become stars have YouTube to thank for their stardom and Johnny Orlando Net Worth is just one of the many who have benefitted hugely from the existence of the video-sharing platform. Orlando’s debut EP, Vxiixi, was released in December 2015. It included songs like “You & I” and “Right by Your Side.” Keep reading for more details.
His breakout single “Let Go” arrived in June 2016. It was produced by Andrew Balogh. The official video directed by Nayip Ramos premiered on YouTube on June 24, 2016. It has since been viewed more than 14 million times. Orlando picked up his first Teen Choice Award nomination in 2016.
He also embarked on his first domestic tour with Magcon. He closed out 2016 with the single “Day & Night” featuring Mackenzie Ziegler.
Early Life and Education
Johnny Orlando was born on January 24, 2003, in Mississauga, Canada to parents Meredith and Dale Orlando. His family includes two older sisters Darian and Madison and a younger sister named Lauren. Johnny is the only son of his parents.
Growing up, Johnny was exposed to different genres of music that his dad would play in the house.
This fueled his love for music and by the age of 6, he began singing at school and with his older sister Darian. Though none of his parents are good singers, the ability to sing does run in the Orlando genes as his paternal grandmother was a good singer.
When Johnny was 8 years old (about a month to his 9th birthday), his sister Darian (13 years old at the time) after receiving approval from their parents started a YouTube channel and began posting videos of Johnny doing a cover of popular songs.
Their parents had allowed them to go ahead with the videos as they thought it won’t attract much interest, but they were in for a shock.
All and sundry thinks that Johnny is in a relationship with his Mackenzie Ziegler. The duo was brought together by their music producers and soon they began working together and became very close.
Their individual social media pages are awash with photos/videos of themselves forcing fans to speculate that they are dating.
However, neither Johnny nor Mackenzie has said anything about being in a relationship other than that they are just really close friends.
Johnny Orlando Career
Johnny’s first video garnered about 10,000 views and the next one reached 50,000 views and the numbers just kept going up! Some of his earliest successful videos included the cover to Shawn Mendes’s Stitches and Taylor Swift‘s Bad Blood.
Johny originally aspired to become a hockey player, however, after his covers began gaining traction, he switched his focus completely to music.
By late 2015, Johnny Orlando’s fame had shot over the roof. In 2016, he branched out into other platforms including musical.ly, and also began touring with MAGCON across the United States.
Orlando had begun doing original music at the age of 9, some of the earliest ones including “Summertime”, “Replay”, and “Never Give Up”. However, he began making his own music serious in the summer of 2016 when he released his first single “Let Go”.
Johnny’s other original songs include; “The Most”, “Everything”, and “Thinking About You”. He has become a frequent collaborator with Dance Moms alum Mackenzie Ziegler.
Their first song together “Day & Night” was released in late 2016. They have also toured together in Europe.
Orlando’s father Dale Orlando, who is a lawyer currently serves as his manager. In a 2018 interview with Irish Times’ Róisín Meets, he revealed that he was in talks with labels for a record deal.
Achievement and Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million dollars. The majority of his net worth comes from YouTube ad revenue, public appearances, and music.
Orlando created his YouTube account “JohnnyOsings” in December 2011. The channel now has 3.7+ million subscribers and more than 595 million video views.
His first upload was a cover of Justin Bieber‘s single “Mistletoe”. Several other song covers followed, including “International Love” (Pitbull), “Glad You Came” (The Wanted), and “Diamonds” (Rihanna).
They combine for 167+ views on YouTube. Orlando was once named to Zefr’s list of top 100 digital influencers at the #18 spot. In addition to YouTube, He has a large fanbase on Instagram.
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