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Børns

Børns is a popular singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from the United States. Børns is known for his debut album named “A Dream Between,” (2012).

Early Life

Born as Garrett Clark Borns, better known by his stage name Børns came to the world on January 7, 1992, in Muskegon, Michigan, the United States. According to astrology, he has a sun sign of Capricorn and he is 32 years old. He holds American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

The names of his parents are Randall Clark “Randy” Borns (father) and Cheryl Louise “Cheri” Borns (mother). His father is a graphic designer by profession. Additionally, he was raised with his sister Leah Rae Borns. As a child, he was raised by his family in Grand Haven, Michigan. Since his childhood days, he was very much fond of magic and was a professional magician.

Børns – Educati0n

Talking about his academic background, he went to White Pines Middle School and then to Grand Haven High School.  Meanwhile, he got a scholarship of $8000 after winning an award in the National Scholastic Art Award and went to Kendall College of Art and Design.

Professional Career

While still in school, Børns established the band “Brown Chicken Brown Trout” and played at the Waterfront Film Festival in 2010. He had the opportunity to perform alongside guitarist Kelvil Kozel and drummer Scott Pellegrom.

Additionally, he also played at a TEDx event after earning a contract with REZidual Records, playing several songs on his guitar. Moreover, he also sang “Beyond the Coal.” Along with his band members, he released his debut album, “A Dream Between,” with his single Mittens through REZidual Records.

In 2013, he traveled from New York City to Los Angeles for a vacation. He co-wrote his single “10,000 Emerald Pools” with producer Jack Kennedy just a few weeks after moving there.

His debut single “10,000 Emerald Pools” was released on 10 November 2014, on Interscope Records, and also his debut EP, “Candy.” He also appears as a featured artist in Fools Gold and played at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

Other musical works

He also performs the songs “Broke” and “Let You Down”  at numerous concerts, even though they were never released on an album or as singles. His Vevo channel on YouTube released a music video accompanying his new record “Electric Love” on May 6, 2015, becoming his most popular song to date with well over 100 million views.

Caption: Børns performing in the concert (Source: Local Spins)

He released his debut studio album “Dopamine” on October 16, 2015, featuring “Electric Love” and its cover art was revealed. He released the single “Faded Heart” through Interscope on July 28, 2017, which was used on the FIFA 18 Soundtrack and in the film “Flatliners (2017). On September 29, 2017, he released his single, “Sweet Dreams.”

Following the release of his third single, “I Don’t Want U Back,” he  generated another promotional short named “Money Man Tour.” He released his fourth and final single “God Save Our Young Blood,” which features Lana Del Rey, who also sang backing vocals on the song “Blue Madonna” and whose sister shot the album covers. Moreover, he released his third EP titled “Suddenly” on 28 July 2023.

Awards

When he was just 13 years old, he won a National Scholastic Art Award. Additionally, he won the award as a Favourite Pop Album for “Dopamine” in the year 2015.

Net Worth 2024

According to the online websites, Børns’s net worth is estimated at around $12 million. While his monthly salary or yearly Salary is unknown. He has made a good living through his albums, singles, and concerts.

Relationship Status

Talking about his personal life, Børns has kept his love life and relationship very private. Moreover, there is no information available about his wife, children, or any relationships. He is possibly single and is currently focused on his musical career.

Controversy

He was accused of sexual assault by many young women in September 2018, prompting the cancellation of his performance at the All Things Go Fall Classic music event in Washington, D.C. Manipulation, grooming, and sexual aggressiveness toward young followers were among the claims leveled against Børns, with the youngest complainant recounting her story of the abuse, which began when she was 16 years old.

Børns issued a statement in which he called the charges “disturbing and false,” adding that “all of the relationships I have had were legal and consensual.” They ended abruptly, which undoubtedly generated upset sentiments, but to suggest anything otherwise is irresponsible.” The young women rushed to Twitter to share their stories of being duped by him.

Body Measurements

Caption: Børns posing for a photo (Source: Facebook)

In terms of body appearance, he has dark brown hair and hazel eyes. His height, weight, and shoe size are unknown.

Børns – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@bornsmusic’ there are over 295k followers. Likewise, there are 279 followers on his Twitter ‘@garrett_borns’ and over 268k followers on his official Facebook page. He also runs a self-titled YouTube channel, there are over 646k subscribers as of 2023.