Leigh Kakaty is a Canadian-born American rock singer and songwriter. He is the founder and lead singer of America’s famous rock band Pop Evil, alongside Dave Grahs, Nick Fuelling, and Hayley Cramer.
|7th August 1976
|Kingston, Ontario, Canada
|American and Canadian
|5 feet 8 inches
|67 kg or 135lbs
|Rock Singer, Musician
Leigh Kakaty was born on 7th August 1976 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Leigh hasn’t disclosed much about his family, but he was born and raised by a Canadian family. Leigh moved to the United States to break into his career; thus, Leigh has both American and Canadian nationality and mixed ethnicity. He has Leo as his birth sign.
Leigh Kakaty hasn’t disclosed any information regarding his educational background. However, he probably received his high school degree in his home country, Canada.
How did Leigh start his Career?
Leigh Kakaty moved to North Muskegon, Michigan, the United States, to make his career in the music industry. Initially, Leigh was a member of TenFive. He released his separate debut album with Jason Reed. Unfortunately, the TenFive was disbanded, and Kakaty formed the band Pop Evil in 2001.
When Kakaty formed the band Pop Evil, the band members covered other songs and performed in local bars during the first few years. Leigh Kakaty once shared his struggling years during an interview. He said:
“It was years of bologna sandwiches, playing many cover shows until the early morning hours because we needed money to make good demos.”
Finally, in 2008, Leigh Kakaty released the first album, “Lipstick on the Mirror,” with his fellow band members. Following with band’s first album, Pop Evil released several other albums, “War of Angels” in 2010, “Onyx” in 2013, “Up,” “Pop Evil,” and “Versatile” in 2015, 2017, and 2020 respectively. In 2013, Pop Evil was awarded Contraband Rock Radio Award for Song of the Year.
Tragic Love Life
Leigh Kakaty is currently single neither has no child. Seems like he is not planning to settle down any time soon. Leigh has never opened much about his past relationships or shared pictures of his lover. But he once had his true love.
Unfortunately, his girlfriend died in 2004 due to sudden tragic circumstances. Leigh went through a sad heartache after his lover’s death. He hasn’t yet opened about her name or the cause of her death. Since then, Leigh Kakaty has never fallen in love with anyone. Hopefully, he will find his true love someday.
Leigh Kakaty turned 45 years old in August 2021. Just like other rock singers, Leigh is known for his long black hair. In addition, he has black eyes, and he always trims his beard with the same pattern. Leigh has an average body build standing 5 feet 8 inches, about 1.78 meters tall, weighing 67 kg or 135lbs. His body measurements are 44-32-38 inches.
Leigh Kakaty is quite close to his band member, Hayley Cramer. He enjoys watching baseball and basketball, and he is seen spending time with Hayley to watch Baseball. He is also a fan of a former basketball player, Kobe Bryant. He showed his respect on Instagram to Kobe after his death.
In August 2021, Leigh Kakaty was diagnosed positive with COVID 19. As a result, Pop Evil had to postpone several concerts, but thankfully, Leigh has recovered and returned to his show since September.
Leigh Kakaty enjoys spending time with his friends and trying on different foods. He also enjoys traveling and has posted several pictures of him enjoying hillsides and mountains.
Leigh Kakaty is active on Facebook and Instagram, but he is most active on Instagram. He has over 13.2 thousand followers on Instagram, where he can be connected with @Ilalaty. Leigh does not make many posts on Facebook.
Leigh Kakaty has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021. He worked hard to reach the position he is in today. He went through struggling years, and now, Leigh makes a fortune from his albums and concerts. Leigh is living the life he loves most, performing in front of the crowd.
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