From: IL, United States
Genre: Pop, Rock, Alternative
Singer. Born Leon James DeWyze on April 2, 1986, in Mount Prospect, Illinois, to parents Kathleen and Lee DeWyze, Sr. Lee, Jr. had a difficult time in school, and was kicked out of Prospect High School for fighting. He later attended Forest View Alternative School, but he never graduated. To cope with his feelings of estrangement, DeWyze turned to music, teaching himself guitar . He began performing publicly at the age of 16.
DeWyze experienced a stroke of luck at the age of 17, when he was discovered by…