Who is Josh Kiszka?
Are you a fan of ‘70s rock ‘n’ roll, particularly the band Led Zeppelin? If yes, then you must hear the new band, Greta Van Fleet, consisting of young rockers, brothers Jake, Josh, and Sam Kiszka, and their friend Danny Wagner. Josh Kiszka is the lead vocalist and often compared to the legendary singer Robert Plant, not only because of his marvelous voice but also his resemblance to the singer. Greta Val Fleet has taken the rock music scene by storm, and no doubt the future member of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
So, do you want to find out more about Josh Kiszka, from his childhood years to most recent career endeavors, including his personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for the length of the article as we introduce you to the prominent vocalist.
Josh Kiszka Wiki: Age, Childhood, Brothers, and Education
Born Joshua Michael Kiszka on the 23rd April 1996, in Frankenmuth, Michigan USA, he is the twin brother of Jake Kiszka and has a younger brother Sam. From an early age, Josh was drawn to music, particularly classic rock and blues rock, listening to the all-time greats of the genre since his earliest childhood, which eventually resulted in the creation of Greta Van Fleet. His twin brother, Jake is a bit younger, and their third brother Sam was born on the 3rd April 1999 – the brothers also have a sister, named Veronica. Although he has become a star in the last couple of years, Josh has successfully hidden all the important details from his childhood years, including his educational background, and the names of his parents as well as their professiosn. Hopefully, he starts sharing more information with his fans in the near future.
Having enjoyed music for as long as he could remember, alongside his brothers the trio decided to form a band, with their friend Kyle Hauck. The early formation was Josh as a vocalist, Jake on guitar, Sam as a bass player and Kyle Hauck on drums. They chose the name of Greta Fan Fleet when they heard the name of Gretna Van Fleet, one of their neighbors from Frankenmuth.
They chose to use the name Greta instead as it is easily pronounced and felt that will stuck with the public. Well, they weren’t wrong. Kyle left the band in 2013, so they decided added their childhood friend Danny to the team. Their first single was “Highway Tune”, which topped the US Mainstream Rock chart and was certified gold in Canada. Soon the young stars released their EP “Black Smoke Rising”, which reached the US Billboard 200 chart at No. 182, while their second EP “From the Fires”, came out on the 10th November 2017.
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Rise to Prominence
With the release of their second EP the band was becoming popular, and Josh a star; they started touring the US, and played with a number of bands and musicians, including Bob Seger, Elton John, and also made an appearance in “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”, which was their TV debut. They started working on new music, and their debut studio album “Anthem of the Peaceful Army” was released on the 19th October 2018.
The album became an instant success, with over 80,000 copies sold in its first week, while it reached No. 3 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and achieved gold status in Canada. Singles from the album include “When the Curtain Falls”, “You’re the One”, and “Lover, Leaver”. Unfortunately, the band had to cancel their European tour dates from 22nd February to 17th March due to Josh’s upper respiratory infection. Fortunately he’s recovered, and they are ready for new venues.
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Josh Kiszka Net Worth
Since launching his career, Josh has become a star, and with his band has won a number of awards, including the Grammy Award for the Best Rock Album for their “From the Fires” EP. So, have you ever wondered how rich Josh Kiszka is, as of mid- 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Kiszka’s net worth is over $1 million as of mid-2019, which is quite decent, don’t you agree? Undoubtedly, his wealth will increase in the upcoming years, assuming that he successfully continues his career.
Josh Kiszka Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Is He Gay?
What do you know about Josh’s personal life? Well, this prominent musician hasn’t been very open when it comes to sharing details from his personal life, though we have managed to find out some interesting facts. Josh is currently single and solely focused on his rising career. Due to his secrecy, rumors of sexuality aroused, but those are just rumors and nothing more.
Josh Kiszka Internet Fame
Over the years, Josh has become a social media star, thanks to the popularity of the band. He is quite popular on Instagram on which he has more than 150,000 followers, with whom he has shared pictures of himself from various world locations. The band has its own social media pages, including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter as well, on which you can find out more about their future career plans.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent musician and the band on the whole, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to his official pages, and see what he is up to next, both personally and professionally.