Arnel Pineda

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Birthday
5, 1967
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1967 (age 50)
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines

About

Singer-songwriter who rose to fame as the lead singer of Journey in 2007, replacing original lead singer Steve Perry. Pineda joined the band for the first time onstage at the Viña del Mar International Song Festival in 2008.

Before Fame

He grew up in a musical family and his mother often encouraged him to enter contests and to practice his singing.

Trivia

He became the lead singer of Journey after band member Neal Schon saw clips of him singing on YouTube.

Family Life

He married Cherry Pineda in 2001 and he has four children.

Associated With

He grew up listening to musician Karen Carpenter who inspired him to sing.