Christopher ‘Chris’ Watson Wiki – Christopher ‘Chris’ Watson Biography
Christopher “Chris” Watson is one of the 12 men looking for love on The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart, which makes its series debut on Monday, April 13. These 23 men and women are single and ready to mingle — and they also want to launch their professional music careers, so ABC is billing the show as The Bachelor meets A Star is Born.
Christopher ‘Chris’ Watson Age
He is 30 years old.
Christopher ‘Chris’ Watson Early Life, Family
According to his official website, Watson grew up in Tampa, Florida, and is “Jahaitian American” — his father Patrick was from Clarendon, Jamaica and his mother Rosemay is from Haiti. On the Bachelor: Listen to YOur Heart website, it says that “losing his father” is what motivated Watson to “pursue his passion of having a music career, no matter the cost.”
Patrick Watson, a medical doctor in Tampa, died on October 13, 2014, when Christopher was 24 years old. Christopher’s parents met during his father’s residency training in Wisconsin; his mother Rosemay is also a doctor. They had their first son, Reginald, in Wisconsin, and then moved to Florida, which is where Christopher was born.
Christopher ‘Chris’ Watson Education, Career
After graduating from Jesuit High School in Tampa, Watson attended the University of Miami where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Creative Writing. He then moved to Brooklyn, New York, and began doing music gigs. He eventually got a residency at No Fun Bar in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
In 2013, Watson flew to Hollywood to participate on the sixth season of The Voice, according to his Bash profile. Unfortunately, his blind audition did not make it to air. Since then he has self-produced an EP called “Part of a Man” and in 2016, he decided to make the Los Angeles change permanent and moved across the country.
His profile also says he plays acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonica, and the drums and that performed at the brand launch party for Genesis Motors hosted by Conde Nast and actor Joshua Jackson.
“Genesis and Conde Nast, along with actor Joshua Jackson, hosted cocktails and an exclusive preview of the Genesis G80 Sport at a private home in Beverly Hills. Guests enjoyed music by DJs SIMIHAZE and a live musical performance by Christopher Watson as well as a Korean culinary experience prepared by chef Eric Haugen,” reveals the Intelligent Luxury Magazine website.
Most recently, Watson traveled cross-country on “The Unknown Tour,” an event developed by music video directors Jimmy Jimes and Billy Ferguson to get some exposure for “people who have maybe missed their shot or haven’t gotten their shot yet,” they told Minneapolis CBS affiliate WCCO.
Christopher ‘Chris’ Watson Wedding Singer
Watson also works as a wedding singer and teaches music to young children. He says on his website that he wants music to help him convey his message of “love and understanding.”
“His easy-listening sound conveys this truth. The beauty of song is that there is a beginning and end. The best part about enjoying songs is sharing the moment, whether it’s with yourself or at a concert.”
spoiled on the Listen to Your Heart season
According to Reality Steve, the Listen to Your Heart Finale was filmed in Nashville back on February 12 and since it was a performance in front of hundreds of people, the winners have leaked. Read on to find out who they are.
It turns out that Jamie picks Trevor Holmes as her ride-or-die this season and they make it all the way to the finale. But they are up against another powerhouse musical couple in Chris Watson and Bri Stauss. For the performance, Chris and Bri sang “Give Me Love” by Ed Sheeran plus an original song, and Trevor and Jamie sang “Speechless” by Dan + Shay plus an original song.
The judging panel — Taye Diggs, Jewel, Rita Wilson, and Bachelor franchise alums Kaitlyn Bristowe and Jason Tartick — declared Chris and Bri the winners. Their prize is that they will get to record original music together and make at least one music video.
As for Jamie and Trevor, they reportedly said they were “falling in love” and were excited to see where things went after the show wrapped.