Corey Ward auditioned for The Voice Season 19 and went home half-hearted as none of the judges turned their chairs for him. But he was not discouraged yet!
He came back for Season 20 that premiered on Mar. 1, 2021. And it seemed the failure last time taught him to not take second chances for granted.
Keep reading this Corey Ward wiki and discover more on his journey on the series. Also, get to know him on a personal level.
Corey Ward Age, Birthday
Corey Ward had turned 34 years of age when he returned to The Voice for the second time. He celebrates his birthday on either the 9th of July.
Corey Ward Parents, Siblings
Clearly, Corey Ward decided to be on The Voice with the sole purpose of making his parents — Donna and Andy Ward — proud.
In Season 19, he auditioned for the show, the same day his mother Donna Trader was rushed to the hospital due to complications from her battle with cancer. Fortunately, his mother has survived the ailment thus far and is receiving treatment.
Donna was diagnosed with cancer back in June 2019. In November 2020, Corey’s family shared an update on Instagram where Donna’s last scan of lungs and abdomen, had come back clear with no signs of cancer.
Also, Corey’s father Andy Ward is recovering from a triple heart attack, and who in the past, went to West Florence High School. It was in fact, because of Andy that Corey pursued music as a career. As a child, Corey played drums seeing his father who then was a drummer.
For siblings, Corey has a sister with the name Nikki Ward. She went to Hartsville High School and lived in Florence, South Carolina (as per her Facebook profile).
All in all, it seems family means everything to Corey.
Corey Ward reportedly stands to a height that is under 5’11”.
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Corey Ward The Voice Journey
One singer from each team competed in The Voice wildcard 2021 wildcard instant save round and Corey Ward from team Kelly of course became the wild card pick for the season.
Corey’s performance of “Lose You to Love Me” by Selena Gomez landed him the highest votes for the wildcard spot.
With this Corey is now among the “Top 9”. The rest of the contestants on “Top 9” were selected based on the most votes from the audience.
Before this, Corey’s version of “Dancing on My Own” has been dubbed as one of the most memorable auditions from The Voice Season 20 premiere. The singer had turned two chairs from the coaches Kelly Clarkson and John Legend.
Tune in to NBC for the forthcoming rounds and the final that has been scheduled for May 25, 2021.
Corey Ward Net Worth
Clearly, aspiring to a much successful career, he is taking one step at a time. Meanwhile, at the time, Corey Ward reportedly collected nearly $300K net worth.
People can see Corey is no stranger to the stage.
Outside of The Voice, he including his three friends (Chris Peltz, Bryce Sheehan, and Stevie Benz) in North Carolina has a cover band called Oakcty. They have been playing popular songs from the ’80s, ’90s, and recent times, at events like weddings and birthday parties. As of the date, they also landed some gigs at sports bars. The bandmates have known each other for the past 18-years and Corey “honestly” can not say enough about what it means to him to have them in his life.
Besides, Corey also posted several covers on his online channels and has collaborated with fellow musicians for some wondrous covers.
His Instagram, Twitter
With each passing round on The Voice, Corey’s fan-following on social media is only getting better. He had 13.4K followers on Instagram and 1.387K on Twitter (before May 2021). He could also be spotted on Facebook.
Corey Ward Girlfriend: Is He Dating Anyone?
Corey Ward hails from his hometown of Hartsville, the largest city in Darlington County in South Carolina. But, today he called Atlanta, Georgia his home. While information such as could be easily located on his social media bios, hints from his dating life and girlfriend were not at all included in those platforms.
Therefore, at the time, despite all attempts, his fans could not tell if he is dating anyone. Also, none of the media outlets were heard covering this side of his story. Or, maybe he is just single and rather concentrating on his music.
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Last modified: May 12, 2021