Born Kirstin Taylor “Kirstie” Maldonado, Kristin Maldonado is an American singer-songwriter, she is also part of the world-renowned acapella group Pentatonix. She has won multiple awards and sold millions of albums. Similarly, she started her solo career in 2017.
Kristin was born in Fort Worth of Texas, U.S.A. Her mother is a Spanish-Italian, Angelica Maldonado and her father is an Italian named Michael Cisneros. She spent her childhood days in Arlington, Texas where she was raised by her mother Angelica. Maldonado went to Holy Rosary Catholic School and later went to Martin High School.
Further, she expressed her interests in singing and performing from an early age. As a matter of fact, she was only 5 years old when her interests began to show. She performed at her mother’s wedding when she was just 8 years old which consequently convinced her mother to enroll her for vocal lessons. Kristin starred in many productions as a kid too.
She met Scott Hoying with whom she and Grassi later formed Pentatonix. They would go on to become Grammy award winners as an a capella group.
Kristin was born on May 16, 1992. As of 2018, she is 26 years of age. She has the Sun Sign of Gemini. She shows traits of a Gemini in her daily life. As her parents are of different races she is of mixed ethnicity. She is considered Hispanic-Caucasian.
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The famous singer, Kristin Maldonado has an average height of 5 feet 4 inches and has a weight of 67 kilos. She has an almost hourglass-like figure with a slim body built. Her body figure measurements are 37-26-37.
Additionally, she has brown eyes and has dyed her hair black right now. She originally had black hair. As per foot size, she uses 8(US) size shoe.
Maldonado is a hit artist both with Pentatonix and as a solo singer. Similarly, she has had a lot of success in her field. In 2018 her net worth is around $6 million while her group, Pentatonix net worth is estimated to be $60 million.
As a group, they earned a salary of $750,000 annually. In addition to this, the group earns an expected $300 million from sponsors.
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Kristin joined vocal lessons as a child and she also joined theater. She starred in many productions. She was contacted by her high school friend Scott Hoying to form a group to enter the T.V show The Sing-Off.
After this, Maldonado agreed to join the group, which also had Mitch Grassi, another of her high school friends. Together they formed the a cappella group Pentatonix. Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola also joined later. The group entered and eventually won the third season of The Sing-Off.
Similarly, the group has won 3 Grammy awards and has sold six million copies of their songs worldwide. They have their own Youtube channel where they have 13 million subscribers and more than 2 billion views.
She started her solo career in 2017 releasing an EP called Love and singles such as Break a Little.
Maldonado engaged Jeremy Michael Lewis on May 29 of 2016 almost 2 weeks after her birthday. They postponed their engagement due to some “unstated issues”. The couple has been in a relationship for a very long time.
They were going to get married in November of 2017 but they postponed their wedding day due to some personal reason.