Jesse Rutherford is popularly known as an American singer, songwriter, and former actor. He is also known as the lead vocalist of the alternative rock band The Neighbourhood. Jesse’s career started around 2002 and has since been active. In this post, we will look at his career and other details. Keep reading to find out more details about Jesse Rutherford’s age.
Who Is Jesse Rutherford?
Rutherford, born on August 21, 1991, had the desire to be an artist as a child. His journey from impersonating N’Sync and Elvis Presley in talent shows as a child to becoming the frontman of the genre-blending pop group. His early exposure to the entertainment world began with television commercials, including notable appearances in projects such as Hallmark. His venture into films, with roles in “Life or Something Like It” and “Bundy” in 2002, showcased his budding talent on the big screen. Even in the realm of television, Rutherford left his mark with a small role in the “Star Trek: Enterprise” episode “Marauders.”
During his teenage years, Rutherford explored his musical inclinations by taking on the role of lead vocalist in various local bands. In 2011, he embarked on his first solo project with the release of the mixtape “Truth Hurts, Truth Heals,” where he skillfully combined hip-hop and R&B influences across 17 tracks.
The turning point in Rutherford’s musical journey came in 2012 when he co-founded the Neighbourhood, a band that would redefine genre boundaries with their atmospheric indie rock, electronica, and hip-hop-infused sound. The release of their first song, “Female Robbery,” and the subsequent hit “Sweater Weather” from their debut studio album “I Love You” marked a significant breakthrough. The latter even topped the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in June 2013, solidifying the band’s presence in the music industry.
The Neighbourhood’s success didn’t stop there, as they graced renowned festivals like Lollapalooza and Coachella in 2013 and 2018, respectively. Their genre-blending approach and Rutherford’s distinct vocals earned them a dedicated fan base.
However, Rutherford’s artistic exploration wasn’t confined to the band. In early 2016, he released the visually captivating book “&,” featuring photographs exploring gender fluidity, shot by Jessie English. The same year, he delved into solo projects, releasing songs on Soundcloud under the moniker “The Factory.”
November 10, 2017, marked the release of Rutherford’s debut solo studio album, “&,” featuring 11 tracks with no guest appearances. His solo endeavours continued, and on April 12, 2019, he unveiled “GARAGEB&,” inspired by his rediscovery of music-making using the GarageBand app. The album reflected a departure from social media dependency, as ten out of twelve tracks were crafted using the app.
In March 2023, Rutherford signed with Atlantic Records, signalling a new chapter in his solo career. This move was accompanied by the release of two singles, ‘Joker’ and ‘Rainbow,’ on March 28, 2023, showcasing his evolution as an artist under a new label.
Who Is Jesse Rutherford’s Wife?
Rutherford is currently single and not married. He was in a relationship with Devon Lee Carlson, model and co-founder of Wildflower Cases from 2015. They were elected “2019’s most 2019 couple” by GQ. There were rumours their relationship ended in November 2021 after 6 years of dating. In October 2022, Rutherford started a relationship with fellow singer Billie Eilish. As of May 2023, they have broken up.
What Is Jesse Rutherford’s Age?
Rutherford was born on August 21, 1991. He is currently 32 years old in 2023.