Brandon Leake Bio, Wiki
Brandon Leake is an American spoken word poet, the Founder, and CEO of Called To Move, and the 2020 winner of America’s Got Talent (AGT). He won the AGT season 15 and was announced after the show’s two-hour live finale. The finale was graced by many celebrities including Meghan the Duchess of Cambridge. Leake beat 10 other finalists to emerge the winner and take home the $1million grand prize.
Brandon Leake Age
He was born in 1993 in Stockton, California, United States. Leake is 27 years old.
Brandon Leake Height
He is a man of just above average stature. Leake stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (Approx. 1.78 m).
Brandon Leake Family
Leake was born and raised in the southern side ghettos of Stockton, California to a single mother. His mother Carla Leake-Gibson, raised him single-handedly with the meager earnings that she got. Leake’s turbulent childhood and loss of integral family members including his sister’s death inspired him to become a spoken word poet. Leake’s sister Danielle Marie Gibson died in 1997. His father is estranged.
Brandon Leake Wife
Leake is married to his lovely wife Anna Leake. Together, the two are proud parents of a young daughter. Their marriage is interracial, Leake is African-American and his wife is white.
Brandon Leake AGT 2020 Winner
He became the first spoken word artist when he competed in the AGT season 15. Leake, being a man of many firsts, also became the first poet to win the competition. He had received a golden buzzer in the quarter-finals from judge Howie Mandel when he gave a moving performance. Leake was announced as a winner in a celebrity-studded finale graced by Meghan the Duchess of Cambridge.
The AGT final show was held on September 23, 2020, and featured great performances including one by Grammy award-winner Usher. Speaking after he was crowned the winner, Leake said that:
“This is a huge win for the spoken-word community. For an art form that has not been on the mainstream ever to have a chance to win ‘America’s Got Talent’ is bigger than anything. I am going to show the world what a spoken-word poet can do.”
Brandon Leake AGT Grand Prize
Leake beat 10 other finalists to emerge the winner and claim the $1 million grand prize. He will also have his own show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Among the notable finalists were Cristina Rae (30), Daneliya Tuleshova (14), Archie Williams, (59) and Roberta Battaglia (11).
Brandon Leake Nationality
Leake is American by nationality belonging to the African-American ethnicity. He was born in Stockton, CA.
Brandon Leake Net Worth
He is the Founder, and CEO of Called To Move, a group of artists just trying to share their gifts and encourage others to do so. He is also the AGT season 15 winner taking home the Grand Prize. Leake’s net worth is $1 million.