Hunter Metts – Complete Biography, Girlfriends, Birthday, Net Worth, Height, Weight

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Quick Facts Of Hunter Metts:

NameHunter Metts
Birth NameHunter Metts
Nick NameHunter Metts
Birth Date12th September,1998
Age22 years(as in 2021)
Birth PlaceNashville, Tennesse
ProfessionSoftware Developer
Sun SignNot Known
Height5’10” (177 cm)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Chest Size38 inches
Waist Size32 inches
Biceps Size15 inches
Shoe Size10(U.S.)
Hair colorBrown
Eye ColorBlue
Body TypeSlim
FatherJimmy Metts
MotherJanie Hinnat Metts
SisterMattie Metts
BrotherNot known

Centennial High


Software Course

Nashville Software


Marital StatusUnmarried
RelationshipIn Relationship
Is he a Gay?no
Girlfriend NameElli Helmintoller



Hunter Metts is a young singer, songwriter and Software Engineer. He is one of the most beloved contestants of singing reality show American idol season 19. Hunter has been able to impress his fans and the judge with his melodious voice and his dedication. He was also announced as top ten finalists as voted by the viewers.

Hunter Metts Early Life

Hunter was born in 12th Septermber1998 in his hometown Nashville, Tennesse. He is the son of Jimmy Metts and Janie Hinnat Metts. He has only one sister name Mattie Metts. His parents were from music background. His father was music publisher. He worked with the companies like Curb, Malaco, Starstruck and Writer’s Den. His mother used to sing demo songs but she gave up her singing career and decided to look after her children.

When Hunter was in 8th grade he first picked up the guitar. He wanted to become a singer that can play the guitar as well. So he learned to play the guitar from YouTube.

After his graduated in software engineering, he started to learn to code . So that he can get job to save his family from financial Crisis. He is very close to his sister who left her job at Disney for him to support in the show and boost up his confidence.

Hunter Metts Biography
Hunter Metts Biography

Hunter Metts Career

Hunter wanted to become a singer from a very young age but he got distracted from achieving his dream. When he was in High School his family suffers from financial crisis. So he decided to learn code. He got his first job at Nashville Software School as Junior Full Stack Developer. Then he moved to the Nashville Company to work as software developer in May 2019. After that he started working in Owen Technology in May 2019.

During his high school days he has also worked as Bus boy and the waiter in Franklin Chop House. But he didn’t give up his singing. So decide he quit his job . He started giving audition over Zoom calls in August 2020 . This time got selected for audition in the American Idol. In audition, he sung very well while playing the guitar. That impressed the judge and they choose him for the second round. At that moment he felt like his dream of becoming singer and song writer comes to true. He released his song titled ”The River” and “Loaded Gun” in 2021.


Hunter Metts American Idol Journey

Going into the audition process, Hunter was a 22-year-old fresh talented singer . He had before auditioned for American Idol twice. But he was only ready for his spot within the competition in season 19. Hunter sang Kaleo’s “All the Pretty Girls” in his audition, and it impressed the judges. They selected him for next round. Turns out, they were right. But he got struck between his own insecurities, anxiety and self. Although he was giving at his very best. But he has overcome those things and bounce back in the show.

When the best 12 of American Idol season 19 declared, he got selected for the next round. This made his fans very happy and supper excited. From his crazy performances, Hunter has managed to make 8k followers on Instagram. This shows how fashionable this aspiring singer has become with the fans. For the “Oscar Nominated Songs” episode, Hunter sang the song name “Falling ” by Glen Hansard . And Markéta Irglová, from the 2007 film “Once”. At the end of song, he stumbled with the lyrics and he burst into tears. But the judges and his co-stars still gave him standing ovation to consoled him that there is no need to worry.

Hunter Metts Biography
Hunter Metts Biography

American Idol has kick started the careers of the many music superstars over the years. And Hunter Metts looks like an idol within the making. Hunter promotes American Idol plenty on social media. Because he needs his fans to vote for him to remain in the competition.

Hunter reached to top seven but he could not make to the finale of American Idol season 19 which shocked his fans.


Hunter Metts Girlfriend and Personal Life

Hunter is currently dating Miss Elli Helmintoller. She is a nursing student at Belmont University. They haven’t confirmed their relationship yet. But we could find many post with him on Instagram of his girlfriend and even wishing him on Valentine day. He is more busy and focused with building up his career.

Hunter Metts Biography
Hunter Metts Biography

Hunter Metts Net Worth

Before coming to American Idol he used to work as software developer. As Hunter Metts is at starting stage of his career, he decided not to revealed his  income publicly. But he is earning from his software company and it is estimated around  $ 155k .

Some interesting facts:

  • He is fond of Travelling and exploring new places.
  • His parents are also musician.
  • He almost sang original song for his audition.
  • He has already auditioned In American idol twice and he got selected third.
  • His sister choose to resign from the job. As American idol owned by the same company “Disney” whose she was an employee . And also to avoid conflict of interest.