Leon Thomas III is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born on August 1, 1993, in Brooklyn, New York, Thomas is known not only for his music career but also for his notable acting roles, particularly as Andre Harris on the Nickelodeon series “Victorious.”
From a young age, Thomas demonstrated a passion for performing. He made his Broadway debut at the age of ten in 2003, playing Young Simba in “The Lion King.” His acting career continued to blossom with appearances in films like “August Rush” (2007) and TV series like “iCarly” before landing his role in “Victorious” in 2010.
Musically, Thomas showcased his talent through his character on “Victorious,” where he often performed. In real life, he’s a skilled musician who plays several instruments, and his music often blends elements of R&B, soul, and hip hop.
Thomas released his first mixtape, “Metro Hearts,” in 2012, which included the hit single “Forever.” After the conclusion of “Victorious,” he focused more on his music career and began collaborating with other artists. He’s written songs for Post Malone and Ariana Grande and is part of the production duo The Rascals, who won a Grammy for their work on Toni Braxton and Babyface’s album “Love, Marriage & Divorce.”
In 2018, he released his debut album, “Genesis,” which further highlighted his talents as a vocalist and songwriter. His smooth vocals and creative songwriting have earned him recognition in the music industry as a promising artist.