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Grace Kinstler Bio, Age, Parents, Boyfriend, Finale, American Idol, Songs, Instagram

Grace Kinstler Biography

A native of Chicago, Grace Kinstler is an American college student and singer who became well known as a contestant on season 19 of American Idol.

Kinstler is a student at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. In2019, she released an EP known as Lavender.

Grace Kinstler Age

Kinstler is 20 years old as of 2020. She celebrates her birthday in August.

Grace Kinstler Parents

The name of Kinstler’s parents is not yet known. However, during her American Idol auditions, she revealed that her dad died very unexpectedly in February 2020.

She went on share how her dad was the main cheerleader in her musical journey. Grace also shared that her das always loved being around his family and loved them so much.


The singer also revealed that she used to watch American Idol with her mother and father. “I generally envisioned in the event that I went (to American Idol), he would be there. However, last February, I was at school and my brother called me at 7 AM and said, ‘You should search for flights home. They just took the father to the medical clinic and he’s not breathing.’ It was exceptionally sudden.”

Grace Kinstler Boyfriend

Kinstler is in a relationship with a guy named Joseph Wheatley. According to his Instagram, Joseph is a beatboxer and is a member of Pitch Slapped acapella.

The couple began dating in November 2019. In November 2020, they celebrated their one-year anniversary and Joseph posted Grace’s photo on his Instagram with a caption that read; “1 Year Anniversary already!!! Time flies. I love you.”

Grace Kinstler American Idol

Kinstler is a contestant on season 19 of American Idol. For her auditions, Kinstler sang “Midnight Train to Georgia” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) Natural Woman.”

Having sang the two songs so perfectly, the judges were very impressed that even Luke Bryan got emotional and cried.

” I get brought to tears by stories and backgrounds of what people have been through and their struggles, but this is the first time in four years that just someone singing made me cry.” He said to her and went on to her to former American Idol successes Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson.

“I got full-body chills twice,” judge Katy Perry said to Grace. Lionel Richie on the other hand complemented her voice control. She eventually won a ticket to Hollywood so you can be sure we will be hearing more of her beautiful voice.

Grace Kinstler American Idol Finale

Kinstler, alongside Willie Spence and Chayce Beckham, were voted for as the top 3 finalists on May 16, 2021. The three of them will be competing to be the next American Idol.

She sang “A Moment Like This” by Kelly Clarkson, “Love Someone”, “Father” by Demi Lovato, and “What They’ll Say About Us” by FINNEAS in a duet with Willie Spence.

Hollywood Round

During the Hollywood Round, Kinstler was shown in the “Soul” category of the Genre Challenge, alongside Re’h, Celeste Butler, Xavier Washington and DJ Johnson.

Grace sang “10 Seconds” by Jazmine Sullivan and was later shown in a group called “The BBG’s” with Alyssa Wray singing “Grenade” by Bruno Mars. She sang “Father” by Demi Lovato the Showstoppers Round.

Top 24

Kinstler sang “Queen” by Jessie J and “Midnight Train to Georgia” by Gladys Knight & The Pips in a duet with Joss Stone.

Top 16

Kinstler sang “Elastic Heart” by Sia during the top 16 competitions. She received enough votes to become a Top 12 finalist.

Grace Kinstler Top 12

We will update Grace’s top 12 performance once it airs on the Sunday of April 18, 2021.

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