Avi Kaplan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Aug, 2021
Facts of Avi Kaplan
Date of Birth: 1989 , April-17
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Avi Kaplan
Birth Name Avriel Benjamin Kaplan
Nick Name Avi
Father Michael Kaplan
Mother Shelly Kaplan
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Visalia, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Vocalist
Working For Pentatonix
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Pentatonix
Married Unknown
Awards ICCA
Music Group Pentatonix
Siblings Esther Kaplan
Books Joshua Kaplan, Esther Kaplan
Albums Sage and Stone, Pentatonix
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Avi Kaplan, an American musician, and singer are fond of classical music. He also plays the guitar and composes and arranges music for both choral and a cappella. He is a former member of the Pentatonix, an American a cappella group. The other members of the band included Scott Hoying, Kevin Olusola, Kirstin Maldonado, and Mitch Grassi. Avi is the bass vocalist of Pentatonix. He announced his departure from the musical band in May 2017.

Early Life, Education, And Bio Of Avi Kaplan

Avriel Kaplan was born Avriel Benjamin Kaplan on April 17, 1989, in Visalia, California under the birth sign Aries. Kaplan is American by nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. He was born to the parents Shelly Kaplan and Michael Kaplan and he has two siblings; a brother Joshua Kaplan and a sister Esther Kaplan.

Kaplan is originally from the small town of Visalia, California, but moved to Upland, California, in 2007 to pursue a career in music.


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He attended Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA. Kaplan is a serious student of classical music who also plays the guitar and composes and arranges music for both choral and a cappella. A Visalia, CA native, Avi moved to Walnut, CA in 2007 to attend Mt. San Antonio College, known worldwide for its strong choral and Cappella tradition. In 2008, he joined Fermata Nowhere, a high-energy male Cappella group. 

Avi Kaplan's Career

Avi Kaplan won the competition’s award for “Best Rhythm Section,” the first year that this award had ever included a vocal bass (the award was called “Best Vocal Percussionist” before Avi’s victory prompted the language change). In his third year at Mt. San Antonio, Avi joined Syncopation, an award-winning jazz ensemble that won the Monterey Jazz Festival Competition in his first year. 

Avi Kaplan has performed at venues worldwide, including New York City’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall." Avi loves playing the guitar, composing and arranging music, and is training in opera.

Along with classical music, Avi's singing voice was low in several vocal jazz and contemporary Cappella groups in the last seven years. In 2008, he joined "Fermata Nowhere," a cool, high-energy, in-your-face, male Capella group of Mt. San Antonio College.

In its second year, "Fermata Nowhere" won the ICCA, the first community college ever to do so. In this competition, Avi Kaplan received a special award for "Best Rhythm Section" in previous years, the award had been coined the "Best Vocal Percussionist" and had never been assigned a low voice.

Pentatonix, Avi’s Band

Pentatonix is an American Cappella group formed in 2011. The founding five members of Pentatonix were Scott Hoying, Kevin Olusola, Kirstin Maldonado, Mitch Grassi, and Avi Kaplan. Avi was the bass vocalist of Pentatonix.

After winning The Sing-Off in 2011, the group got a $200,000 record deal--and was quickly dropped. So, they turned to YouTube, where their pop-rock covers have gathered over 1 billion views. In 2014, their Christmas album sold over 1 million copies, one of only three acts to accomplish the feat that year; in 2015 they took home their first Grammy, and their self-titled album debuted atop the Billboard charts. In May 2017, he announced that he would be leaving the band after their then-upcoming tours.

Avi Kaplan's Net Worth

The American singer and musician, Avi Kaplan have an estimated net worth of $8 million in early 2019 as per Celebrity Net Worth. The major sources of his income and the whopping fortune are smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, and lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics.

Besides, he is the owner of several Washington restaurants. He also owns a football team, a brand of Vodka, and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume.

Avi Kaplan's Personal Life and Affairs

Avi Kaplan is not yet ready to take responsibility for his wife so he is unmarried. Kaplan has not been spotted anyone and also has not introduced anyone as his girlfriend, so, he might be possibly single in the present day. 

In the past, he was rumored to be dating Kristie Maldonado who is one of the band members. However, the dating rumors of the duo proved to be false as Kristie was actually linked with Jeremy Lewis since 2013.