Zachary Dean Herron, popularly known as Zach Herron, is an American pop singer and songwriter born on May 27, 2001. Herron’s music career began in 2016. Before that, he was an internet sensation, creating cover versions of popular songs. He is a talented vocalist and an easy-going star. Although still young, Herron has achieved enviable milestones in his career.
Zachary Dean Herron, popularly known as Zach Herron, is an exceptional vocalist well-known in the music industry. His cute smiles, killer voice, and raw talent set him apart from the crowd and equally won him fans worldwide. Herron was born on May 27, 2001, in Dallas, Texas. His parents are Myta and Josh Dean Herron, and he has two younger siblings, Ryan and Reese. He is of English and Irish descent and a Gemini. He joined his high school choir and received honors in talent shows.
Although Herron had been singing all his life, everything changed in a year. Herron’s first glimpse of fame came in January 2016 after his cover of Shawn Mendes’ ‘Stitches’ went viral. The cover generated over 10 million views on YouTube. Riding this fame wave, Herron decided to put out his music the same month. His second single, ‘Why,’ debuted in June 2016. In September, Herron joined the five-man band, Why Don’t We. The band dropped their debut E.P. on November 25. The band released “Something Different,” their second E.P, in April 2017. Following their strides, they signed with Atlantic Records in September 2017. They then released their fifth E.P. in November 2017, and on August 31, 2018, their first studio album, “8 Letters,” dropped. In March 2019, the band went on an album tour.
Herron deserves all the accolades as a bandmate. Why Don’t We released a song for every month of 2019. Some of their songs have been R.I.A.A. Gold Certified. Their second studio album, “The Good Times and the Bad Ones,” dropped in January 2021, and debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 albums chart. He is currently single and shares his success with his family.
Herron releases his debut single as a solo artist titled ‘Timelapse.’
Herron releases his second single, ‘Why.’
Herron joins the five-man band, Why Don’t We.
The band release their debut E.P. called “Only the Beginning.”
The band signs with Atlantic Records.
The band release their first studio album titled ‘8 Letters.’
Why We Love Zach Herron
He is a talented guitarist
Herron is a guitarist in addition to being a singer-songwriter; the instrument was a crucial component of his performances as a solo performer in the days before boy bands. It makes sense why Herron is so attractive to teenage girls — who wouldn't be taken in by a cute, young musician carrying a guitar across his shoulders?
He has incredible vocal styling
Herron’s vocal range has been compared to that of Shawn Mendes, Justin Bieber, and Ed Sheeran, among others. Favorable comparisons to contemporary worldwide pop icons should bode well for Herron, who looks up to Mendes.
He loves his fans
Herron, who is renowned for his soft-spoken demeanor and success, attributes his fame and fortune to fans. "If they were to make a biopic on me, I think the title would have to be lucky because I am pretty lucky to be where I am right now. I’m so thankful for everything that’s happened so far. I want the fans to know that I respect them and love them so so much, that I wouldn’t be where I am now without them," Herron had said in an interview. We are sure to hear fantastic things about Herron if he can maintain that kind of composure throughout his career.
5 Surprising Facts
His the youngest member
Herron is the youngest member of the band.
He plays the guitar
Aside from being a singer-songwriter, Herron can play the guitar.
His celebrity crush
Herron’s celebrity crush is Ariana Grande; he adores her.
He is inspired by Jon Bellion
Herron says the artist significantly influences his music.
He loves ‘80s music
Herron admitted on his Twitter that he’ll always love music from that decade the most.
Zach Herron FAQs
Does Zach Herron have tattoos?
Yes, Herron has three visible tattoos.
How much is Why Don't We worth?
The band is worth $5 million.
Who are the other bandmates of Why Don’t We?
The other bandmates are, Corbyn Besson, Daniel Seavey, Jack Avery, and Jonah Marais.
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