Ophrah Kablan is a singer and songwriter from Clio, South Carolina. She participated in season 21 of singing reality show American Idol, judged by Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. In addition, she has also won the Laurens Idol.
Who is Ophrah Kablan?
Ophrah was born on June 22, 2003 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She resides in Laurens, South Carolina. At only 17 years old, she has achieved so much and is a source of inspiration to many. Ophrah has been enthralled by music from a young age, having won multiple awards across the United States and beyond. In 2013, she was honored with the Upstate Black Expo’s Gospel Best at just 10 years old.
She made an appearance in an ad aired during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2020 as part of the NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympic.
In addition to her impressive singing skills, Ophrah also works as a nail artiste. She regularly updates her social media accounts, including stunning pictures of her nail art to share with her followers.
Ophrah was born as a miracle to her mother, who thought she couldn’t have children. Her grandmother prayed for Ophrah to have a “gift she could share with the world” which she found through her singing.
When she was 8-years-old, Kablan took part in Laurens Jr. Idol, performing in 2011. Kablan has been performing in Laurens since then and also won the title of Laurens Idol.
Her mother lovingly calls her a “rainbow baby” and she looks to her grandmother for strength and inspiration.
Ophrah on American Idol 21
She performed on Aretha Franklin’s “Baby, I Love You” during the audition and got three yeses from the judges and secured golden ticket to the next round.
About American Idol 21
American Idol is back and better than ever for its twenty-first season! This sixth season since the show’s revival is hosted by Ryan Seacrest, with judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie. The audition process has changed drastically due to Covid-19; this season has seen the introduction of the remote auditions that took place from August 3 to September 14, 2022.
In addition, the show brought back the “Platinum Ticket,” which gives three lucky contestants the chance to advance directly to Hollywood Week and pick their duet partners.
The journey to becoming America’s next singing idol is a long and hard one. However, viewers are able to follow along every step of the way and root for their favorites. From the regional auditions to Hollywood Week to the grueling live shows, American Idol provides an up-close look at some of the best up-and-coming talent out there. It’s an emotional roller coaster for everyone involved, filled with plenty of surprises and intense performances.
This season of American Idol looks like it will be full of moments that will stick with viewers for years to come. Let’s all stay tuned to see what amazing talent American Idol season 21 has in store!