Rex Orange County

Birth Day May 4th, 1998
Birth Place Grayshott, Hampshire
Age 24 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

About Rex Orange County

Alexander James O'Connor, professionally known as Rex Orange County is an English singer and songwriter as well as multi-instrumentalist. Rex earned international recognition following his appearances on Tyler, the Creator's Grammy-nominated album, "Flower Boy", which included the hit single "Boredom" in 2017.

To date, he has released four studio albums such as "Bcos U Will Never B Free" (2015), "Apricot Princess" (2017), "Pony" (2019), and  "Who Cares?"(2022).

Besides, he has a huge fan following on social media platforms. He has around 1.8 million on Instagram @rexorangecounty, and more than 622k followers on Twitter @rexorangecounty. Likewise, he has over 634k followers on his Facebook page.


Early Life & Parents

Rex Orange County shed his first tear on 4th May 1998. His birth name is Alexander James O'Connor. Rex was born and raised in Grayshott, England, the United Kingdom. Rex is the song of Phil O'Connor, a professional sports photographer, and Nina O'Connor, a school teacher. Moreover, he holds British nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. As per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Growing up, Rex listened to popular English bands such as Queen, Green Day, and ABBA which encouraged him to actively take part in the school choir. Likewise, he was enthralled by music from an early age. He started singing in the school choir when he was five years old. He began playing the drums and later the piano.

Concerning his educational background, he got his early education at the Frensham Heights School in Farnham, Surrey. Later on, he joined the BRIT School, where he studied drumming and was one of four percussionists in his year. Because his primary instrument was rather uncommon, he had a lot of exposure to other people's projects at school, which he attributes to opening his ears to new music.

Rex Orange County Career

  • Rex orange County began playing guitar at the age of 16 and started producing his own music using Apple's Logic software.
  • At the same time, he started attending the BRIT School where he learned drumming and was one of four percussionists in his year.
  • Rex Orange self-released his debut album "Bcos U Will Never B Free" on SoundCloud and Bandcamp on September 4, 2015.
  • On 17 November 2016, he released the single "UNO", a song Clash magazine described by writing, "The buoyant keyboard riff underpins a hypnotic half-spoken vocal, one that veers from topic to topic in a hazy burst of creative mania."
  • He released the single "Best Friend" on January 25, 2017.
  • His second album, "Apricot Princess" was released on April 26, 2017. Acclaimed singles like"Untitled" and "Never Enough" were included on the album.
  • Similarly, over the course of his career, Rex Orange has collaborated with fellow English musician and producer, Two Inch Punch on the songs "UNO", "Best Friend", and "Untitled".
  • On 31 May 2018, he released a cover of "You've Got a Friend in Me" in collaboration with Randy Newman, the creator of the song 
  • He released a single titled "New House" on 14th February 2019.
  • His third studio album and major-label debut "Pony" was released on October 25, 2019, through RCA Records. Based on 11 expert reviews, review aggregator Metacritic gave the album a score of 76/100.
  • He released an EP titled Live at Radio City Music Hall on September 30, 2020, along with a YouTube documentary. The EP contains recordings from his performance at Radio City Music Hall in New York City while on his Pony tour. The COVID-19 pandemic-related early end to the Pony tour was also shown in this documentary, along with the events leading up to this performance.
  • In addition, his fourth studio album titled "Who Cares?" was released on 11 March 2022, and was his first to top the UK Albums Chart, entering ahead of Impera by Ghost.

Rex Orange County Personal Life: Girlfriend and Dating

Talking about his personal life, Rex orange County is unmarried. Similarly, his current relationship status on his social media accounts is single. However previously, he had a romantic relationship with a well-known personality, Thea Morgan Murrel. She is an English singer and social media influencer. The pair was together from 2015 to 2020.

In addition, Rex Orange County was accused of abusing a woman six times between June 1 and June 2, 2022. According to the woman, the singer allegedly assaulted her twice in the West End, three times at his Notting Hill home, and once in a taxi. Moreover, he entered a not-guilty plea at Southwark Crown Court and was scheduled to stand trial on 23rd January 2023. However, all the allegations against him have now been dismissed on 22nd December 2022.

Rex Orange County Net Worth

Rex Orange County has made millions of dollar empire through his music career. His net worth is estimated between $1 million to $5 million as of 2022. Likewise, he earns thousands of dollars as a salary. His main source of earning is working in the music industry. Though he has managed great wealth, he still likes to live a simple lifestyle.

Rex Orange County Height & Weight

The handsome guy, Rex Orange County stands at a tall height of 1.80m (5 feet and 11 inches). Meanwhile, his body weight consists of around 75kg (165 lbs.). His body build type is slim. Moreover, Rex has a pair of dark brown eyes and his hair color is also dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Overall, he has got a well-maintained, slim, as well as healthy body.

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