Omar Apollo Biography


well-known for his laid-back retro-soul and R&B sound.

More about the relationship

Omar Apollo is currently single. He is focused on his career as of now and has not revealed any of his ex partners.

Relationship Facts of Omar Apollo

  • Omar Apollo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Omar Apollo?

Omar Apollo is an American singer-songwriter who sings both in English and Spanish. He is well-known for his laid-back retro-soul and R&B sound.

Omar Apollo: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Omar Apollo was born Omar Apolonio Velasco on May 20, 1997, in Hobart, Indiana. As of 2021, his age is 24. Talking about his family, he is the youngest of his Mexican parents’ three children. Living with gang violence in Guadalajara, his father crossed the border at age 23 but visited his mother who was still in Mexico. She joined him in the US in 1992. Together, they opened the local restaurant, ‘The Super Taco’, and worked endlessly to raise their kids. In 2009, they became American citizens.

He listened to Pedro Infante, Los Panchos, The Beatles, Neil Young, Paul Simon, Prince, John Mayer, Rick James, etc. growing up.  His parents gifted him a guitar when he was 12 but it was an electric guitar without an amp. So, he traded the guitar at a pawnshop for an acoustic guitar and learned how to play.

His ethnicity is Latin-American.


There is no information about his educational background. He dropped out of college to pursue music.

Omar Apollo: Professional Life, Career

Omar Apollo started his career by posting tracks online like ‘{}[]’ and ‘Brakelights’ which went viral and increased his popularity. He used to work at Jimmy John’s and Guitar Center and in 2017, he borrowed $30 from a friend and uploaded the song, ‘Ugotme’ on Spotify where it soon made its way on the ‘Fresh Finds’ playlist and gathered 20,000 streams in a day.

A year later, the song crossed 15 million streams on the platform. In 2018, he released his first EP, ‘Stereo’ which was well received by the critics and increased his followers. He followed the success by touring in different parts of Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Chicago. He went on tours titled ‘Want Tour’ and the ‘Voyager Tour’. In April 2019, he released his second EP titled ‘Friends’.

It featured production by the well-reputed producer John Shanks. He grew closer with Shanks and is managed by his son, Dylan, who he met on Twitter when Dylan booked him for a university show at New York University. In 2017, he signed with ‘Artists Without A Label’ and performed at SXSW.

In 2019, he went on his first European tour and played at Lollapalooza. Collaborating with producer Kenny Beats, he released hit singles, ‘Frio’ and ‘Hit Me Up’ in late 2019.

Omar Apollo: Net Worth, Salary

Omar Apollo has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. He has earned money by selling his EPs and by touring. There is no information about his exact salary. On average, an American musician makes around $64k per year.

Omar Apollo: Rumors and Controversies

Omar has not been involved in any controversies. He has kept himself away from any type of controversy and scandal. So far, he has not done anything controversial in his career. Similarly, there are no rumors about him of any kind.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Apollo stands at a height of around 5 feet 8 inches. His hair color is black and his eyes are dark brown in color. There is no information about his weight and other body measurements.

Social Media

Apollo is active on social media sites. He has around 23k followers on Facebook and around 105.3k followers on Twitter. On Instagram, he has around 295k followers and 84.7k subscribers on the youtube channel.

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