Grace Franklin Biography – Grace Franklin Wiki
Grace Franklin is a singer, musician, and community activist from Detroit. She is the granddaughter of the late Aretha Franklin. Aretha Franklin was a renowned American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Grammy-winning Queen of Soul died of pancreatic cancer on August 16, 2018, in Detroit, Michigan, United States.
Grace started singing at an early age and she has taken after her Musician grandmother. She is a member of the Detroit Youth Choir, an African American choir from Detroit. She became part of the Choir in 2019 after watching the choir perform at New Bethel Baptist Church as part of the Queen of Soul’s two-week memorial tribute. Anthony White the Artistic Director at Detroit Youth Choir described Grace as a “great singer and great kid who loves the stage.” as of the Detroit Free Press. Grace is also an activist, her Instagram bio reads, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” She advocates helping end period poverty, discrimination, and violence. In 2021, Grace was part of a protest at her high school.
Grace Franklin American Idol
In early 2022, she auditioned for The twentieth series of the American reality singing competition show, American Idol. The show premiered on February 27, 2022, on the ABC television network. She did not make it through to the next round. However, one of the American Idol judges, Katy Perry disagreed with the other judges: Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie, Katy tried to convince Lionel to send Grace to Hollywood. “Trust me,” Loinel said to Grace. “Come back and see us okay?”
Grace said in a post, “surprise, surprise! as most of y’all have figured out, i auditioned for idol! i really wanted to use this opportunity to test out my abilities and see how far i could go, and i’m honestly extremely proud of myself. even though i didn’t make it through, i had a really amazing time! the amount of knowledge i gained and amazing artists i met will truly stick with me for a very long time. i’m excited to use this experience to help me move forward in the future!”
Grace Franklin Age
She is 16 years old as of 2022. She was born in Detroit, United States.
Grace Franklin Boyfriend
Her boyfriend is unclear.
Grace Franklin Family
Who are Grace Franklin’s parents? Her parents are Kecalf Cunningham and Kafi Franklin. Her father, Kecalf Cunningham is a Christian gospel artist and rapper. Grace has two siblings: Jordan and Victorie. Her sister, Victorie is also a singer and songwriter and has performed in various family functions. Her brother Jordan Franklin, is a music producer.
Aretha Franklin’s Granddaughter Grace Franklin
Grace is the granddaughter of The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Grace Franklin’s father, Kecalf Cunningham is Aretha’s youngest son. Her grandmother was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She died of pancreatic cancer on August 16, 2018, in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She was 76 years old. In 2021, Grace performed at the ‘Respect’ premiere of the Aretha biopic Respect, she performed Aretha’s song “Ain’t No Way.” She was introduced by Jennifer Hudson, who played Aretha in the film. During grandmother’s third anniversary, she posted a tribute that read, “these three years have felt like a lifetime. i love you.”
Grace Franklin Ethnicity
She is of African-American ethnicity.
Grace Franklin Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @gfranklin61.