Who is Peter McPoland?
Peter is an American singer and social media star, who rose to prominence with such songs as “Rome & Juliet”, “Shit Show”, and “News At 9”, among others that he’s released so far.
Peter McPoland Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Peter McPoland was born on 3 November 2000 under the Scorpio zodiac sign, in Vermont, USA. He became interested in performing arts at an early age, mainly acting, and joined the Class Act Productions when he was only eight years old.
One of his first appearances was in the play “Les Miserables”, in which he played Gavroche.
He continued to work with Class Act Productions during his high school years, appearing in such plays as “Romeo and Juliet”, “The Little Mermaid”, and others.
As he grew older, he switched his interest to music, and together with his friend Landon Laney started the band Westend, soon changing the name to Rosedown, and then to Peter and the Haps.
The band competed in Ohio for the best high school band, but before making a name, Peter dissolved the band, and moved to Rhode Island to pursue music on his own.
In Rhode Island, he started living with his uncle, who was doing some plumbing work for a talent agent. Young Peter and the talent agent quickly got together, and the next thing he knew, he was the lead in “Footloose” at the Kennedy Center.
After a few promotion videos on his Instagram account, and a show-off of his skills as a musician, his following grew significantly, and in just three months attracted over 20,000 new followers.
He continued to upload new videos, including the cover of the song “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”, and “Ode to Monday”, among others.
Rise to Prominence
Peter improved both as a musician and as a commercial act, performing to larger crowds, and releasing new music on his YouTube channel. The number of his subscribers steadily increased, and he now has around 30,000 on his YouTube channel, and his videos have over three million views.
He successfully released his debut single “Lady Bird” in 2018, followed by the duet with Mason Ashley entitled “Sally Forth” in 2019.
The following year, Peter released the song “I Love You Too”, and the highly popular single “Romeo & Juliet” – the latter launched him to international stardom, encouraging him to record and release new songs.
Peter was very active throughout 2021 – he performed at various venues and expanded his setlist, both with covers and his own songs, such as “Levitating”, performed by Dua Lipa, and “Shit Show”, which became one of his major hits. His next release was the single “Eloise”, which came out on 27 January 2021, followed by the single “(Here’s to the) Prom Queen”.
His entire 2021 tour was recorded on a YouTube video, and his fans made only positive comments about his overall performance. Following the tour’s end, he returned to the studio to work on new music, and with the start of 2022, released songs “String Lights” on 14 January, and “Come Around” on 25 February.
Less than a month later, Peter released his next single, “News At 9”, while his most recent single, “Let Her Remember” came out in April.
He is currently finishing work on his debut EP, “Slow Down”, scheduled for release on 13 May 2022 through Columbia Records.
The EP includes already known songs such as “Let Her Remember”, “News At 9”, and “String Lights”, but will also contain unreleased songs such as “Slow Down”, “Mary Anne”, and “Dead Air”.
Peter is a TikTok star with more than 500,000 followers on his official account, which he’s used to promote his work and share personal information about himself, including that he used to read out loud the lyrics of his songs to his friends.
As of mid- 2022, Peter McPoland’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1.5 million, earned through his successful career as a musician, which has been active since 2018.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?
In regards to his personal life, Peter has been very secretive, and chooses not to share details from his privatel life, which sparked a few rumors about him and his sexuality, including being gay. In one of his YouTube videos, he was asked to describe a perfect girl or a boy in his life, and stated that he could describe both, which deepened the rumor of him being gay.
However, although he sometimes does nail polish and has an overall perky personality, he hasn’t addressed these rumors. Moreover, he seems to be single at the moment, and solely focused on his rising career.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The popular musician has dark brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at the height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m), while he weighs approximately 149lbs (68kgs). His vital statistics are currently unknown, though he has an athletic figure.
He is focused on his diet and physical activities, as he exercises daily and eats only healthy and organic food.
Musical Style and Influence
Peter’s musical style is described as folkish with a touch of rock’n’roll. His musical idols are Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits, and John Prine, among other musicians.