Remington Leith is a Canadian rock star and model, famously known for being the lead vocalist of the indie rock group, Palaye Royale. The singer began his music career when he was 14 years old and has been active in the American music scene for over a decade and counting. He formed the Palaye Royale rock band along with his two brothers. They are currently signed to Sumerian Records and has so far released two studio albums. Their second album was incredibly successful, hence reaching the 89th spot in the US Billboard 200.
The music star is also a model and is currently represented by Ford Models and Management. In addition to his music stints, Remington Leith is also a good instrumentalist with his focus on piano. Read more about his bio, family, height and other interesting facts below.
Remington Leith – Bio (Age)
Born Remington Leith Kropp on the 5th day of May 1994, Leith was born in Toronto, Canada. He is one of the three children born to his parents who are Canadian natives. Not much is known about his parents including their names and what they do for a living. He possesses Canadian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Growing up, Remington Leith developed a keen interest in music right from a very young age. He is well-educated; however, the details of his educational background can’t be ascertained at the moment.
Remington Leith began his music career when he was 14 years old. As the lead singer, he formed a fashion-art rock band along with his two brothers, Emerson (younger) and Sebastian (older) in 2008. At the formation, they first named themselves Kropp Circle, a name which later changed to Palaye Royale in the summer of 2011.
The rock group has established themselves in not just rock and roll, but also Glam rock, Indie rock, and Garage rock music genres. They launched their first single, Morning Light in 2012. The following year, they released their first EP, The End’s Beginning. They also followed it up with another single titled Get Higher as well as an EP of the same name in 2013. It is quite imperative to note that while they released these EPs and singles, Leith and his group were not signed to a record label.
It was in the year 2015 that Palaye Royale signed their first record deal with Sumerian Records. Not long after that, they launched their first studio album, Boom Boom Boom (Side A) in 2016. Their first album contains 13 songs including two bonus tracks from their 2013 EP – Get Higher. They also featured an American rock star, Kellin Quinn in one of their singles, Ma Cherie.
2017 became a very busy year for Remington as he lent his voice to Johnny Faust’s character in the American supernatural musical thriller, American Satan. In addition, some of their songs were equally featured in the film. Before then, the group’s hit single Get Higher was previously used in an advert for the Samsung Galaxy Note in 2014.
Remington Leith and the Palaye Royale garnered their breakthrough in 2018 following the release of their second studio hit album, Boom Boom Boom (Side B). Soon after it dropped, the album peaked at No. 89 on the American Billboard chart. It also fetched the fast-rising band their first Rock Sounds Award for Best Breakthrough Artist of 2018. The group also recruited a new member, Frank Giola to the group. Giola serves as the kazoo player for the band.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
The young and talented singer is very tall with an outstanding personality. Remington stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) and weighs a commensurate 79 kg (174 lbs). He has a masculine physique but the details of his measurements are currently unknown. Leith has black hair which he sometimes dyes blonde. His other distinctive features include his spiked hair, kohl-rimmed eyes, and the cross mark right below his eyes.
Remington Leith’s Family Facts
1. According to Remington Leith and his brothers, their band name, Palaye Royale was inspired by a dance hall of the same name located in Toronto. There, Leith’s grandparents were said to have met. They previously went by the name Kropp Circle.
2. Although the three brothers have become popular as Palaye Royal members, they co-opted their stage last names from their middle names. However, their original birth name is Kropp.
3. They recruited a kazoo player named Frank Giola to their group in early 2018.