Having come from a family that is well-grounded in music, Austin Brown has developed himself into a proficient vocalist. He is not just a smooth vocalist, he is also an instrumentalist who plays the guitar, keyboard, drums, piano, and bass. He has been passionate about music since childhood and as as a result, he ventured into music production at the age of 13. Known for adding zest to his live performances, Austin has performed in many events, places and on TV shows. He released his mix-tape titled, ‘Highway 85’ in 2013 and later in 2017, he dropped his extended play, ‘Canyon Sessions’. He serves as the writer and producer of his songs which includes ‘Highway to the Sky’, ‘Volcano’, ‘For the Rest of My Life’, ‘Smile’ and several others. Brown is a co-founder of an independent record label known as The Royal Factory. Here is more about the personal life and all there’s to know about the sensational music artist.
Who Is Austin Brown?
The highly skillful multi-instrumentalist was born to his parents, Nathaniel Brown and Rebbie Jackson on 22 November 1985. His birthplace is recorded as Tarzana, California, United States. He was raised along with his two elder sisters in Agoura Hills in Los Angeles County. His mother is a well-known songster who was born and raised in Indiana.
While growing up, Austin used to go on tour with his mom and also played instruments for her during some of her shows in the United States in the late 1990s. When Austin Brown turned 18, he relocated to Los Angeles and there, he kicked off his music career professionally. He is a member of the trio L.A-born group, BackpackKids. He formed the group along with his best friends, Tommy Parker, and Scott Bruzenak.
Is Austin Brown Single or Married?
Austin has gained a reputation for leading a simple lifestyle that has kept him away from media attention. He has maintained a low key profile when it comes to his personal life. He has not made public the details of his relationship status and there has not been any story linking him to any romantic partner at present. As a result, the adroit songster is believed to be single and unmarried.
Other Facts About The Singer
Austin Brown’s Relationship With The Jackson Family
Austin Brown’s mom, Rebbie is the eldest child of Joe Jackson, a talent manager who formed the Jackson Five with his kids, and Katherine Esther, the matriarch of the family. Rebbie along with her siblings which includes the late pop singer, Michael Jackson, Janet, Jermaine, Randy, Jackie, La Toya, Tito, and Marlon Jackson as well as their parents are the Jackson Family. They are popularly known as the family of musicians and entertainers who have achieved success in the field of popular music from the late 1960s till date.
Austin’s mom first performed on stage with her siblings in Las Vegas, Nevada, during shows at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Then in 1974, she made an appearance in the TV series, The Jacksons before releasing her debut album titled, ‘Centipede’ in 1984. Her other albums include ‘Reaction’, ‘Yours Faithfully’ and ‘R U Tuff Enuff’.
His Works As A Writer And Producer
Working as a songwriter, Austin Brown has collaborated with other skilled songwriters like The Underdogs, Pharrell Williams, Tim & Bob, Cory Rooney, and others. He has also penned down songs for various music artists such as Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross, Macy Gray, JoJo, Cali York, Yonas Michael, among others.
His writing and Productions works include ‘Take the Canyon’, ‘Thinking Out Loud’, ‘Mr. Black President’, ‘Make You Wanna’, ‘I Want You’, ‘I Do’ and several others. In addition to his works, Austin has been credited as the writer of some movie soundtracks which includes Blonde Ambition soundtrack – “Let’s Make Love’. He has also lectured on songwriting in seminars held at Boston Arts Academy and Berklee College of Music.
Austin Brown’s Sisters
Austin’s sisters, Stacee, and Yashi Brown also followed their family tradition as both are talented singers. Stacee is married to Rex Salas, a Grammy and Emmy Award-nominated record producer, songwriter and music director/arranger. Stacee and her husband are proud parents of a son, London Blue Salas. Yashi on another hand, is a singer, poet, and author. She is the founder of Black Daisy and the author of Black Daisy in A White Limousine.
Austin has made guest appearances on many TV shows including The John Kerwin Show on JLTV, Lopez Tonight, hosted by the comedian George Lopez on TBS, Music Matters Program on BET and Good Day New York on FOX.
Austin Brown’s Net Worth
The young instrumentalist who began his music career in his teens has gathered huge earnings from his plethora of careers. Austin Brown’s financial value is estimated at $10 million.