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Sameer Gadhia

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Birthday
10, 1989
Birthplace
Ann Arbor, MI
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1989 (age 30)
Birthplace
Ann Arbor, MI

About

Vocalist known for being the lead singer and founder of the Young the Giant. Their second full-length album, Mind over Matter, peaked at number seven on the Billboard 200.

Before Fame

The band originally formed as The Jakes in 2004, but remained small and largely local until late 2009, when they changed their name and signed to Roadrunner Records.

Trivia

He was studying at Stanford University, where he was part of an a cappella group, when he decided to pause his studies and pursue music full-time in 2009.

Family Life

He grew up in a musical family, surrounded by singers. The band is based out of southern California.

Associated With

In 2011, he and the band performed "My Body" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!