Fast Facts

  • Began seriously studying voice when he enrolled in the Interlochen (MI) Arts Program in the late 1990s.
  • Got his big break singing at the 1999 inauguration for the governor of California at the request of renowned producer, composer and arranger David Foster.
  • Filled in for Andrea Bocelli during rehearsals of the 1999 Grammys, singing a duet with Celine Dion and attracting the attention of Rosie O'Donnell, who hosted the event that year; she booked him on her talk show.
  • Performed with Charlotte Church at the closing ceremonies of the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.
  • Collaborated with iconic producer Rick Rubin for his fifth album, Illuminations (2010).
  • In 2011, launched the nonprofit organization Find Your Light Foundation to "enrich the lives of young people through arts, education and cultural awareness."

Relationships

  • Jack Groban — Father
  • Melinda Groban — Mother
  • January Jones — Ex-significant Other
  • Chris Groban — Brother

College

  • Attended Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

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Details

  • Birth Name: Joshua Winslow Groban
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Birthday: February 27, 1981, Pisces
  • Profession: Singer
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