Who is Nick Mara, PrettyMuch member? Wiki Bio
Nick Mara was born in Englishtown, New Jersey USA, on 8 November 1997, so his zodiac sign is Scorpio and he holds American nationality. He is a singer and a dancer, best known for being a member of the music band PrettyMuch.
Early life and education
Nick is of Irish and Italian descent, and was raised in Englishtown alongside his two older brothers Rob and Chris, and his sister Mia, who is currently working as his manager. His father owns a small shop, while his mother is a psychologist currently working at a local high school in Englishtown.
Nick became interested in dancing at the age of six, and after his parents noticed his passion, they paid for his dancing lessons, while soon noticing that Nick was also a talented singer. He began singing while at high school, where he was also physically active playing soccer and football, mostly because these interests helped him to matriculate. Upon finishing high school, he focused on his singing and dancing career, and didn’t enroll at college.
Career as a singer and a dancer
Nick launched his dancing career in 2011 when he competed in MTV’s competition show called “America’s Best Dance Drew”, performing with the ICONic Boyz hip-hop dance group.
He was praised for his skills, and was then invited to appear in the shows entitled “Made” and “Saturday Night Live”, also airing on the MTV channel, however, most of his popularity came after his appearance in the Disney show called “Shake It Up”.
He started uploading videos of himself dancing and singing onto his Instagram account, which today counts over 555,000 followers, and in 2016 Nick was noticed by Simon Cowell, one of the creators and judges in the competition show “Britain’s Got Talent”. Nick competed against other singers, and was eventually chosen to join the PrettyMuch band, and moved to Los Angeles, California where they are currently working together.
PrettyMuch consists of Brandon Arreaga, Edwin Honoret, Austin Porter, Zion Kuwonu, and Nick. They were all solo performers before Simon Cowell decided to unite them, and they released their debut single entitled “Would You Mind” in July 2017 and their second single “Open Arms” followed on 27 October 2017, with their third single “No More” just a month later. Their debut extended play (EP) was released on 19 April 2018 entitled “PrettyMuch an EP”, and they then went to work on new singles such as “Real Friends”, “Jello”, and “BliND” which came out on 25 January 2019.
Their second – “Phases – EP” – was available for download on 24 May 2019, and is made-up of six songs, four of which were new at the time.
Nick is also an actor having appeared in the short film entitled “Freeman Velocity” in 2014, which stars Jacob Berger and Carmen Cantore, and follows two boys as they chase after their stolen book to confront the thieves. Nick also appeared in the off-Broadway show called “Me and Casear Lee”.
Love life and girlfriend
Nick was in a relationship with his high school sweetheart for three years, but they split after matriculation as they wanted different things out of life.
In 2018 he began dating Alexys Cruz, who was born in the USA on 2 September 1999 – her zodiac sign is Virgo and she holds American nationality. She has an older sister named Isabella, and the two were raised in Los Angeles by their parents who are both into law businesses. Alexys became active on the internet in September 2015, when she uploaded her first picture onto her Instagram account. She attended Mount St. Mary Academy, and was then a cheerleader for the University of Miami in 2017 and 2018.
Alexys and Nick met at a party for dancers, and begun dating, often uploading pictures of themselves together onto their social media accounts, however, it appears that the two split in mid-2019, as they stopped uploading pictures in July.
Nick is currently officially single, although a rumor has it that he is back together with Alexys.
Hobbies and other interests
Nick likes to listen to old school rock bands such as AC/DC and Guns ‘n’ Roses, while his favorite performer was Kurt Cobain – Nick was heartbroken when he heard about his suicide.
He enjoys watching movies in his spare time, with two of his favorite actors being Heath Ledger and Russell Crowe, and some of his favorite movies are “The Dark Knight”, “Gladiator”, and “Robin Hood”. He is also likes new Disney movies such as “Minions”, “How To Train Your Dragon”, and “Despicable Me”.
Nick is taking good care of his appearance, and has several training sessions at the gym each week, while also following a strict diet, which means zero intake of sugar and no fast food.
He enjoys skateboarding and riding a bicycle, while his favorite hobby is travelling, and he has been all around the US with his band, while he’s also visited Spain and England. His dream travel destination is Miami in Florida, and his favorite cuisine is Mexican.
Appearance and net worth
Nick is 22 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs around 150lbs (68kgs). As of early 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $1 million.