Arthur Gunn Bio, Age, Parents, American Idol, Ethnicity, Nationality, Songs

Arthur Gunn Biography

Born in Nepal, Arthur Gunn whose real name is Dibesh Pokharel was a contestant on season 18 of American Idol which premiered on February 16, 2020.

He came up with the stage name Arthur Gunn when he was working on his first album “Grahan”. The name has a great meaning to him. The Art in Arthur represents his love for art while “Hur” means Hole which is a Biblical name. The last name Gunn symbolizes battle.

Arthur Gunn Age

Gunn is 20 years old as of 2020. He is, however, yet to reveal his actual date and year of birth.

Arthur Gunn Parents / Family

Gunn was born to Nepali parents. However, details concerning his parents, for example, their names and occupations are not available. We will provide more information as soon as it is available.

Gunn moved to Wichita around six years ago. He had followed his sisters to Wichita where they were schooling. His parents eventually followed and joined them.

Arthur Gunn Photo
Arthur Gunn Photo

Arthur Gunn Girlfriend

As of now, information regarding his dating life is not available. It is not known whether he is single or dating.

Arthur Gunn Ethnicity

Gunn belongs to Brahmin’s ethnicity.

Arthur Gunn Nationality

Gunn holds Nepali as well as American nationality.

Arthur Gunn American Idol

Gunn auditioned on season 18 of American Idol. During his audition, he sang a cover of Bob Dylan’s song, “Girl from the North Country”. He was later asked by judge Lionel Richie to perform another song and Gunn did a cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Have You ever seen the Rain?” He impressed the judges so much and eventually was given a ticket to Hollywood.

Arthur Gunn Comeback Performace

On April 19, 2021, Gunn returned on American Idol season 19 for an episode of the show dubbed “Comeback Performance.” He and other 10 contestants from other seasons and season 19, are to compete for a chance to be included on American Idol’s top 10 list of season 19.

Arthur Gunn songs

In the summer of 2018, Gunn released his debut album known as “Grahan” which consisted of eight songs. Later in 2019, he teased his next project called “KHOJ”. He dropped the first track from the making of that project. Below are songs in his debut album.

  • Pralaya ‘A’
  • Hamro Din
  • Samundra Paari
  • Nyano Ghar
  • Pralaya ‘B’
  • Aakash ko pari
  • maan
  • Ek Yatra

Arthur Gunn Hollywood

During Hollywood round, Gunn was shown in the “Singer-Songwriter” category of the Genre Challenge, alongside Julia Gargano and Marna Michele.

Gunn sang “Hard to Handle” by The Black Crowes and it was later revealed that together with Julia Gargano, they had advanced.

He sang his own rendition of “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?” by Creedence Clearwater Revival for his solo performance. Gunn was later placed in the same deliberation room as Jonny West, Sophia Wackerman, Franklin Boone, Makayla Phillips, Kimmy Gabriela, as well as Francisco Martin, DeWayne Crocker Jr., Cyniah Elise, and Lauren Mascitti and every one advanced.

Arthur Gunn Hawaii

During the Hawaii round, Gunn sang “Is This Love?” by Bob Marley and he ultimately advanced to the top 20 Semifinals.

Arthur Gunn Top 10

Gunn made it among the top 10 contestants on American Idol.


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