Charlie Puth is an American singer and songwriter who became an international superstar with the release of the 2015 hit song See You Again (with Wiz Khalifa). Puth’s debut studio album titled Nine Track Mind came out in January 2016 and spawned such singles as We Don’t Talk Anymore (featuring Selena Gomez) and Marvin Gaye (featuring Meghan Trainor). Puth participated in Season 11 of popular U.S. reality talent show The Voice, where he played the role of an advisor.
Puth was born in Rumson, New Jersey on 2nd December, 1991 to Debra and Charles Puth. He grew up with two younger siblings. Since entering into the limelight, Puth has been romantically linked to a number of famous women in showbiz. For example, in December 2016, celebrity news website TMZ reported that Puth and singer and actress Bella Thorne were seeing each other.
Facts about Charlie Puth
- At the young age of two, Puth almost lost his life when he was brutally attacked by a dog. The attack left him with a severe scar on his right eyebrow that still exists until this day.
- Puth’s mother Debra began teaching him the piano when he was only 4 years old.
- Puth attended the prestigious college of contemporary music Berklee College of Music. He graduated from the school in 2013.
- In 2011, Puth won the online video competition Can You Sing. After seeing him brilliantly perform Adele’s hit single Someone like You in the competition, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres signed him to her record label.
- Puth’s mother is Jewish whereas his father is Catholic.
- Puth wrote the smash hit See You Again with DJ Frank E and rapper Wiz Khalifa. The song, which is till date Puth’s most successful song, was a tribute to the late actor Paul Walker for the soundtrack to the 2015 action film Furious 7.
- Puth’s two younger siblings are twins: Mikaela and Stephen Puth.