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Omar Apollo


Omar Apollo is a prominent American singer-songwriter who sings both in English and Spanish. Omar Apollo is known for his laid-back retro-soul and R&B sound.

Early Life and Childhood

Omar Apollo was born on May 20, 1997, in Hobart, Indiana. He is currently 26 years old and was born to Omar Apolonio Velasco. He had spent his childhood playing with his two siblings.

When his father was 23 years old, he crossed the border in Guadalajara as well as visited his mother who was still in Mexico. In the year 1992, he joined him in the US.

Both his parents opened the local restaurant, ‘The Super Taco’, and worked endlessly to raise their kids. And even became American citizens in the year 2009.

While growing up, he listened to Pedro Infante, Los Panchos, The Beatles, Neil Young, Paul Simon, Prince, John Mayer, Rick James, etc.

When he was 12 years old, his parents gifted him a guitar but it was an electric guitar without an amp.

Likewise, he belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is Latin-American. While moving toward his education, he dropped out of college to pursue music.

Omar Apollo – Net Worth 2024

Talking about his earnings, he is sure to earn a decent amount of money through his profession. He has a net worth of $2 million.

He is even a prominent singer and earns money by selling his EPs and touring. Similarly, his income is around $64k per year.

Relationship Status

Over 23 years old, Omar Apollo has not openly accepted being in a relationship with anyone. He hasn’t revealed his dating history publicly.

He might have dated someone earlier, but he hasn’t spoken up to the public till now. And currently focusing on his career.

However, he might be waiting for the right person and the right time to be in a relationship. This notifies that he is currently single.

Career and Professional Life

The prominent singer had begun his career by posting tracks online like ‘{}[]’ and ‘Brakelights’ which went viral and increased his popularity.

In the year 2017, he borrowed $30 from a friend and uploaded the song, ‘Ugotme’ on Spotify where it soon made its way to the ‘Fresh Finds’ playlist and gathered 20,000 streams in a day.

And after a year, the song crossed 15 million streams on the platform.

Similarly, Omar Apollo used to work at Jimmy John’s and Guitar Center. Similarly, he released his first EP, ‘Stereo’ which was well received by the critics and increased his followers in the year 2018.

Through this, he followed the success by touring different parts of Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Chicago.

And even went on tours titled ‘Want Tour’ and the ‘Voyager Tour’. He released his second EP titled ‘Friends’ in April 2019.

Likewise, the episode featured production by the well-reputed producer John Shanks.

He is even raised closer to Shanks and is managed by his son, Dylan, whom he met on Twitter when Dylan booked him for a university show at New York University.

Then, he signed with ‘Artists Without A Label’ and performed at SXSW in the year 2017.

Then in the year 2019, he had gone on his first European tour and played at Lollapalooza. Collaborating with producer Kenny Beats, he released hit singles, ‘Frio’ and ‘Hit Me Up’.

Omar Apollo

Caption: Omar Apollo was captured during his stage show (Source: Study Breaks Magazine)

Body Measurements

Omar Apollo stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and has a decent weight. Similarly, he has beautiful black hair with a pair of sparkling dark brown eyes.

Omar Apollo – Social Media

He is active on social media including Instagram. On his Instagram account, Omar Apollo has gained more than 42.7k followers under the username @zoebuckman. Besides this, he is not active on Twitter and Facebook.