Avi Kaplan (Pentatonix) Wiki and Wife
Avriel Benjamin Kaplan was born on 17 April 1989, in Visalia, California, USA, which means that he is 29 years old, his zodiac sign is Aries, and his nationality is American, He is best known as a songwriter and singer, and a former member of Pentatonix, a worldwide critically acclaimed band, and with whom Avi released albums such as “PTX, Vols. 1 & 2”, “PTX” and “That’s Christmas to Me”
So just how rich is Avi Kaplan as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, Kaplan has a net worth of $8 million, accumulated from his career in the previously mentioned field. Kaplan hasn’t revealed any information regarding his assets such as houses and vehicles, but working steadily allows him to take care of himself and be stable financially.
Ethnicity and Background
When it comes to Avi’s ethnicity, he is Caucasian and has long dark brown hair and blue eyes. Judging from the photos available on the internet, Kaplan has a fit figure and always looks well put together at events he attends, as well as in concerts. Speaking about his family life, he has a brother and a sister, and was born in a family of Jewish ancestry; his sister served as a manager for Pentatonix’s tour in 2017. During his formative years, Kaplan enjoyed listening to folk music, and was influenced by artists such as Bon Iver, Ben Harper and Simon & Garfunkel.
In 2014, Avi was dating Kristie Maldonado, but their relationship fell through after a short period of time. Kaplan prefers to keep his private life behind the scene and doesn’t share much information about his relationship status. He has never been married and doesn’t have any children, but who knows what the future holds? He still seems very happy and fulfilled.
Being in the entertainment field, Avi is naturally active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram, and uses his accounts to communicate with his fans as well as to promote his work. He is followed by 350,000 people on Twitter, and some of his latest posts there include a photo of himself enjoying a beautiful sunset. Besides that, he wrote about a cappella academy auditions, adding that everyone who sings or beatboxes is welcome to join the audition.
— Avriel&theSequoias (@Avi_Kaplan) January 14, 2019
In addition to Twitter, Kaplan is also active on Instagram, where he’s followed by more than 600,000 people who seem to enjoy his content. He often uploads photos from his private life there, and some of his latest posts include a photo of himself holding his guitar. One fan left the comment – “Hey Avi, are we getting any new music soon? I love what you’re doing!”, and another fan went on to write about how much she loves his voice.
Pentatonix made its debut in 2014, releasing albums “PTX, Vols. 1 & 2”, which featured songs such as “Somebody That I Used to Know”, “Save the World / Don’t You Worry Child”, “Radioactive” and “Royals”. In September of the same year, they released their next album, entitled “PTX” in collaboration with RCA Records. Having a lot on their plate, Pentatonix worked on their fourth studio album, “Pentatonix” in 2015, ioncluding songs such as “First Things First”, “Can’t Sleep Love” and “If I Ever Fall in Love”, and received a generally positive response from critics and the audience. In October 2016, the group worked on another studio album, “A Pentatonix Christmas”, which peaked at number one on the US Top Holiday Albums, US Billboard 200 and Canadian Albums (Billboard), and was certified platinum in the US and Canada, and gold in Austria.
Pentatonix released their debut EP entitled “PTX, Volume 1” in June 2012, and followed by making “PTXmas” in the same year. In late 2013, the group worked on “PTX, Vol. II” and in September 2014 released “PTX, Vol. III”. In April 2017, the group released their latest EP, under the title “PTX, Vol. IV – Classics”, consisting of covers of songs such as “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, “Jolene” and “Take On Me”. In the same year, Avi worked on his first solo folk music project – “Sage and Stone” – released with Avriel & the Sequoias.
Pentatonix’s music can also be found on YouTube, where the majority of their videos have millions of views. Some of their most successful include “[Official Video] Daft Punk – Pentatonix”, with more than 300 million views and “[Official Video] Little Drummer Boy – Pentatonix”, which ha been watched by more than 200 million people. Besides that, the group uploaded the video “[Official Video] Mary, Did You Know? – Pentatonix” in 2014, and it has been watched by more than 200 million people.
Departure from Pentatonix
Despite rising to fame as a member of Pentatonix, Kaplan ultimately left the group in 2017. The group released an emotional video in which Avi talked about his journey and decision, in addition to thanking the fans for the support. Besides that, he wished the rest of the group good luck on their upcoming projects. He stated that he wasn’t able to see his friends and family when he needed to, due to his responsibilities in Pentatonix.