Kodi Lee - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 31, 2022

Kodi Lee
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Best Known For: America's Got Talent (TV competition)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $250K

Personal Details

Born on : July 7, 1996 (age 27)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kodi Taehyun Lee
Birth Place: Lake Elsinore, California, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Eric Lee
Mother's Name: Tina Lee
Siblings: 2

Derek Lee (younger brother)
Kayla Lee (younger sister)

High School: Elsinore High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (American, Korean)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.64 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 65 kg (143.30 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Kodi Lee?

Kodi Lee is a singer, songwriter, and pianist by profession, and American by nationality. Lee, who has autism and is legally blind competed in season 14 of America's Got Talent and won the competition. 

Kodi Lee – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Kodi Lee’s birth took place on July 7, 1996, in Lake Elsinore, California, USA. He was born Kodi Taehyun Lee to his father Eric Lee and his mother Tina Lee. He is not the only child of his parents and has two younger siblings, sister Kayla Lee, and brother Derek Lee.

Kodi Lee was born with optic nerve hypoplasia and underwent life-saving surgery at 5 days old. At the age of 4, he was diagnosed with autism and is now legally blind.

from left- Kayla Lee, Kodi Lee, Derek Lee (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, he attended Elsinore High School and graduated his a higher level of education from the same. 

His ethnicity includes American and Korean.

Kodi Lee – Girlfriend, Relationship

Lee is currently a single man. Nothing is known if he has had romantic relationships or girlfriends. Right now he is much more focused on his career.

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Kodi Lee – Career


Kodi Lee has been performing since the age of 3. He competed in season 14 of America's Got Talent where he performed A Song For You. For his incredible performance, he received a standing ovation from the judges Gabrielle Union, Howie Mandel, Simon Cowell, and Julianne Hough

Union pressed the golden buzzer for him sending him straight through to the live shows. He won the competition in September 2019 after receiving the most votes. 

from left- Terry Crews, Kodi Lee, Tina Lee in the season finale (Too Fab)

Autism and music

Since competing in the AGT, Kodi Lee and his family have helped to bring autism awareness to the forefront. According to his mother, he has talents but has trouble communicating and music has helped to get his autism under control. She also added that before performing, Kodi Lee used to tantrum about 30 times a day.

According to kodileerocks.com, he is one of only approximately 25 in the world today who possess his extraordinary abilities. It also reveals his musical expression, perfect pitch, passion for all forms of music, and his audio photographic memory.

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While competing in the AGT, Kodi Lee performed You Are the Reason by Calum Scott and Lost Without You by Freya Ridings. During the finals, Lee performed with Leona Lewis.

Despite his condition, Kodi Lee continues to perform and express music with a passion. He is also best friends with America’s Got Talent Season 13 contestant Mikayla Phillips. The two often perform together at local gigs and support each other.

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Kodi Lee performed with Leona Lewis (NBC15)

Kodi Lee – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be around $250k while his annual salary is yet to be estimated.

Kodi Lee – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Kodi Lee is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with thousands of followers. He also has a YouTube channel and an official website- kodileerocks.com.

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