Emery Kelly

Emery Kelly, born on December 28, 1997, is an American pop star who first attracted attention in 2013 when he took part in the reality competition program “The X Factor.” Although he was eliminated from the competition, the judges were impressed by him, and he was allowed to join other contestants Ricky Garcia and Jon Klaasen to establish the pop group Forever in Your Mind (F.I.Y.M.). In 2013, the pop group released ‘She Lights the World,’ their first single. They have since released two E.P.s and several other singles. Join us and let’s celebrate.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Emery Mikeal Thomas Kelly

Birth date:

December 28, 1997



Zodiac Sign:



5' 9"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$2 million

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Emery Mikeal Thomas Kelly was born in the United States on December 28, 1997, in New York City, New York. He has a sister named Veronica who appeared alongside him in a sibling tag video on YouTube. He rose to fame in 2013 when participated in the reality competition program “The X Factor.” Despite being eliminated from the show, the judges remained impressed with him. Kelly along with other contestants Ricky Garcia and Jon Klaasen was given the opportunity to establish the pop group, ‘Forever in Your Mind’ (F.I.Y.M.), which released ‘She Lights the World,’ their first single in 2013.

Klaasen quit the group in June 2014, and Kelly’s cousin Liam Attridge took his place. The band collaborated on several projects and put out a few tracks in 2015. They released their song ‘Sweet Little Something’ in March 2015. In December 2015, the music video, “Wrapped Up for Christmas,” was released. Kelly and his bandmates traveled on the DigiTour alongside Demi Lovato and other pop stars in the same year. On July 1, 2016, Hollywood Records issued their debut EP, titled “FIYM.” ‘Hurricane,’ the E.P.’s lead single, had been made available in April 2016. They then released the single ‘Smooth’ in April 2017. The group’s second E.P., “Euphoric,” was published in January 2018.

Kelly featured in the Netflix series “Alexa & Katie” and has appeared in some T.V. shows and in an attempt to break into the film industry. Kelly is also an excellent gamer and athlete. Kelly began his acting career by playing Logan in the television series “Lab Rats.” Then, he played Dax in an episode of the T.V. show “Dog with a Blog,” titled “You’re Not My Sister Anymore.” Additionally, he made an appearance in the Disney Channel shows “Best Friends Whenever” and “Forever Boys.” He starred as Lucas Mendoza, the main character, in the Netflix comedy series “Alexa & Katie” in 2018. He also appeared in the movie “Reach” that same year.

Career timeline

A Contestant in a Reality Show

He rises to fame when he competes in season three of the reality show "The X Factor."

F.I.Y.M. Releases its First Single

His pop group, F.I.Y.M., releases ‘She Lights the World’ as their first single.

F.I.Y.M. Releases Another Song

The band releases their song ‘Sweet Little Something.’

F.I.Y.M. Releases a Music Video

Towards the end of the year, they release a music video, "Wrapped up for Christmas."

Why We Love Emery Kelly

  1. He values his fans

    Kelly believes that he owes all his fame and success to his fans. He has said he doesn't have any favorites, and loves all his supporters equally.

  2. He is active

    In addition to being a talented pop star, Kelly's very athletic. He is very skilled at windsurfing and skateboarding.

  3. He is a fighter

    He was eliminated from "The X Factor" but that only encouraged him to pursue his dream. Kelly has become a successful music artist and is now aspiring to become an accomplished actor.

5 Interesting Facts

  1. He's an animal lover

    He has a pet dog whom he adores and is a passionate animal lover; he is particularly fond of puppies, kittens, and tigers.

  2. He's a One Directioner

    Kelly has admitted that he is a huge fan of One Direction and Frank Ocean.

  3. He likes crafting

    The young pop star enjoys making decorative articles and has even posted a video of himself indulging in Halloween D.I.Y. activities.

  4. He can’t live without Starbucks

    He finds the hibiscus lemonade drink from Starbucks irresistible.

  5. He is a gamer

    The pop star is very enthusiastic about playing video games.

Emery Kelly FAQs

When did Emery Kelly and Bailee Madison start dating?

They started dating in 2015.

Did Forever in Your Mind break up?

No, the pop group is very much together.

What is Emery Kelly’s favorite vacation spot?

Kelly loves to holiday in Bora Bora.

Emery Kelly’s birthday dates

2024December 28Saturday
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