Bo Bice is the stage name of musician Harold Elwin Bice, Jr., of American descent. His most notable performance was during Season 4 of American Idol, where he faced off against Carrie Underwood and finished last. Before and after his success on American Idol, he released several CDs.
|Real Name/Full Name:
|Harold Elwin “Bo” Bice, Jr.
|47 years old
|November 1, 1975
|Huntsville, Alabama, United States
|Caroline Merrin Fisher (m. 2005)
|American singer and musician
Bo Bice Biography
He was born in Huntsville, Alabama, on November 1, 1975. Bo Bice’s parents, Harold Elwin and Nancy Brice divorced when he was young. After the divorce, Bice stayed with his mother, and in addition to his biological siblings, he also had many step-siblings and brothers. Bo’s family relocated to London in 1990. He attended London Central High School, where he was passionate about playing the guitar and football. While still a student, he started his first band, Spinning Jenny. He moved from London to Alabama, where he finished college at Calhoun Community College.
Bo Bice’s Age, Height, Weight
Bo Bice was born on November 1, 1975; He is 47 years old. He stands 1.68 meters tall and weighs 80 kilograms.
Bo Bice and his band Purge produced a CD in 1995 under the moniker. He performed across the USA, UK, Ireland, and Europe and enjoyed a fair amount of popularity in the nightclub scene.
He also played in the bands SugarMoney and Blue Suede Nickel. Ex Gratia and Recipe for Flavor are albums he recorded before his Idol success. He collaborated on a song with Johnny Neel as well.
The age range for Idol performers was lowered to 18 to 28 by American Idol in 2005. Bice’s family convinced him to try out for Idol that year and encouraged him to do so. He was one of the older competitors that participated, but fortunately, the judges enthusiastically praised his performance. He lost the title to Carrie Underwood at the end of the season.
After winning American Idol, he earned a contract with RCA Records, and his first song, a cover of “Inside Your Heaven,” was made available. The Billboard Hot 100 placed it at number two when it was first released. He appeared at the Farm Aid concert, the Bonnaroo Music Festival, and a gig in Birmingham. He was also a part of Carlos Santana’s album All That I Am.
He started another tour in 2006. He had several medical issues, though. RCA ultimately terminated its contract with Bice. Bice subsequently established his own record company, Sugar Money/Stuart. In 2007, he launched his album, See the Light. He participated in the It Was Forty Years Ago Today tour and American Chopper: The Series.
He also appeared in the 2010 episode of Don’t Forget the Lyrics! Additionally, he raised about $50,000 for his charity, MusiCares.
Achievement & Awards
Bo Bice’s performance in American Idol helped him win the Teen Choice Award for “Choice TV Reality/Variety Star – Male” in 2005.
Bo Bice’s Net Worth In 2024
Bo Bice’s projected net worth as of February 2024 is $2 million. His income comes from his musical career, which includes selling CDs and records and receiving royalties.
Bo Bice began his Idol career as one of the older candidates to debut on the TV program. But he entered the world of music at a very young age, and his love for it only developed with time. His fans are impatiently awaiting the release of his upcoming album after a string of successful singles and albums.
Bo Bice Wife, Marriage
Bo Bice wed Caroline Fisher, his longtime love, in 2005. That year alone saw the birth of their first child. Since then, they have had three additional kids. He was admitted to the hospital in 2005 because of a disorder known as intussusception. He only participated in the final leg of his tour after quitting due to this. He released his album The Real Thing in the same year.