Who is Pol Granch?
Pol is a Spanish-French singer and actor, probably best known to the world for his appearance in the talent show “Factor X Espana”, and his subsequent music career.
Pol Granch Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Pablo Grandjean was born on 4 April 1998, in Madrid, Spain, to a Spanish mother and French father. He hasn’t shared his parents’ names, but said he has a brother, Alvarado Grandjean, who is now a graphic designer.
Growing up, Pol became interested in music, as his parents couldn’t go a day without music. He also developed an interest in soccer; however, his love for music prevailed. While in high school, he took an interest in acting and became a member of the drama club; he performed in several plays in school and local theater, however, once a teacher heard him sing, he steered the young boy towards a career in the music industry.
Out of high school, Pol started his YouTube channel and began uploading covers of popular songs, such as “Ed Sheeran – Perfect“. After receiving encouraging comments, Pol signed up for the third season of the popular talent show “Factor X Espana”. In the first week, he sang “Pompeii” by Bastille, and continued his participation with songs such as “Je l’aime a mourir”, then “Perfect” by Sheeran again, and “Mad World” by Tears for Fears. In the finals, he faced Elena Farga and was named the winner after stunning the public and the jury with the song “Le chant des sirens”, while Elena performed “I Will Always Love You” by Dolly Parton.
After his win, Pol launched his professional music career, and his debut song, “Late” came out in 2019. He focused on song-writing and music production after the song’s initial success, and on 26 April 2019, his debut EP, “Pol Granch” came out, featuring additional the songs “Desastre” and Perdon por las horas”.
Rise to Prominence
He toured Spain following the release of his EP, and his sold-out Madrid concert launched him to national stardom. In 2020, Pol released his debut studio album “Tengo Que calmarme” through Sony Entertainment Spain, which spawned such hits as “En llamas”, a collaboration with Natalia Lacunza, “Te Quiodio”, and “Chocolatito”.
However, he reached world fame in 2021 when he teamed up with Marc Segui to record the song “Tiroteo”. The single achieved gold status in Spain, and landed on the No. 5 on the music chart.
Moreover, a remix of the song by Rauw Alejandro received even more praise, as it achieved five times platinum status in Spainm and platinum in Latin, topping the Paraguayan chart.
His most recent releases include “No pegamos”, and “Lucky Charm”, released in 2021, and “No Te Basto, Mi Corazon”, “Solo X Ti”, and “Krino”, released in 2022. He has already released music videos for these songs, which have over a million views, making him a star on the rise.
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His drama club time didn’t go to waste, because in 2021, Pol tried himself as an actor. He auditioned for a role in the TV mini-series Elite Short Stories: Phillipe Caye Felipe”, in which he portrayed the young French prince Phillipe von Triesenberg.
After the success of the mini-series, Pol was awarded a full-time role in the Netflix TV show “Elite”, joining other stars such as Ityan Escamilla, Omar Ayuso Miguel Bernardeau, and Claudia Salas, among others. So far, Pol has appeared in 16 episodes of the award-winning series, for which he’s earned high praise.
As of mid-2022, Pol Granch’s net worth has been estimated to be $1.8 million, earned through his successful careers as a musician and actor.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single, Gay?
Pol hasn’t talked much when it comes to his personal life. However, it’s known that he was in a relationship with singer and model Natalia Lacunza from 2019 to 2021. In August 2021, it was revealed that he made fun of Natalia during one of her concerts, filming himself impersonating her, and the video went viral. Fans criticized his actions, and he later apologized.
Pol’s sexuality has always been a question in the media, and with his taking on the role of a gay character in the TV show, these questions only deepened. However, he still hasn’t addressed his sexuality – many think he’s bisexual.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent actor and singer has short brown hair, though he often dyes it blonde, black or pink. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), while he weighs approximately 158lbs (72kgs).
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Pol is focused on a healthy diet and lifestyle on the whole. He stays in shape by working out in the gym several times a week.
A huge tattoo fan, he has several on his body, including on his left arm and chest.
He has his own fashion style and likes to go shopping at least once a week.
Pol likes to travel, and his rising career as a musician has taken him across Europe, performing in various cities; he claims that Berlin, Germany is his favorite city.
He is a big Instagram star with around 1.5 million followers on his official account.