Who is Rydel Lynch?
Rydel Lynch is an American musician, keyboardist, singer and actress, probably best known to the world as a member of the pop-rock band R5, comprised also of her brothers Riker, Rocky, Ross, and their mutual friend Ellington Ratliff.
Rydel Lynch Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Rydel Mary Lynch was born on 9 August 1993 under the Leo zodiac sign, in Littleton, Colorado USA. She’s the only daughter of five children born to Mark Lynch and his wife Stormie. Additional to the brothers who are in the band, Rydel has another brother, Ryland Lynch, who is the manager of the band.
From an early age, she turned to performing arts, and started playing piano and the tambourine, as well as enrolling in dance lessons. Her second cousins are professional dancers Derek Hough and his sister Julianne Hough.
Interested in music from an early age, her efforts were awarded in 2009 when together with her brothers she formed the pop-rock band R5. Joined by family friend Ellington Ratliff, they started making music and documenting their day-to-day activities on their official YouTube web series “R5TV”.
In September 2009, the band released their first music video for the song “Without You”, while in March the following year they produced their debut five-track extended play (EP) “Ready Set Rock”.
Gradually, they were improving, and two years later the band had their first professional contract on the table, signing with Hollywood Records, and embarking on a 10-day West Coast Tour. During these performances, Rydel didn’t just showcase her skills as a keyboardist, but also as a singer, regularly performing Carly Rae Jepsen’s single “Call Me Maybe”. This tour was followed by the East Coast Tour, coinciding with their first release for Hollywood Records, the four-song EP “Loud” released on 19 February 2013.
They continued to make new music, and on 24 September 2013, the band released their debut album “Louder”.
Rise to Prominence
Rydel and the whole band were gaining in popularity, and embarking on a 50-date tour across the entire US, then in 2014, the band went on a world tour which started in Warsaw, Poland, with performances in such European countries as Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, and England, plus Israel, among others.
The next official release was their third EP “Heart Made Up on You” in July 2014, while in 2015, the band released their second and for now latest album “Sometime Last Night”, followed in 2017 by their fifth EP “New Addictions”. Since then, the band has gone on an hiatus and hasn’t returned to the studio. Instead, Ross and Rocky Lynch formed the new band The Driver Era, while Rydel serves as a backing vocalist and keyboardist on tours. So far, the newly formed band has two studio albums – “X” (2019), and “Girlfriend” (2021) – while there’s no news about R5 reforming in the near future.
In addition to a prominent career as a musician, Rydel has also showcased her acting talents. She started her acting career by appearing in commercials, including for Sears next to Vanessa Hudgens in 2008, and the same year she featured in the film “Sunday School Musical”. In 2009 she was a Cheerleader in the film “School Gyrls”, then once her music career took off, she became focused on showcasing her acting talents in music videos she filmed with the band. In 2018, she returned as an actress with the role of Jill, The Bartender in the romantic comedy film “Colossal Youth”. Most recently, she appeared in the short film “Aliens on Halloween”.
Personal Life, Married, Husband, Children
When it comes to her personal life, Rydel is a married woman and a mother. She started dating the popular YouTuber Capron Funk in 2019 and the two became engaged on 9 February 2020. The wedding ceremony was held on 12 September 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona USA, since when the married couple has welcomed a son they’ve named Super.
As of late 2021, Rydel Lynch’s net worth has been estimated to be around $3.2 million, earned through her successful career as a musician, while her efforts as an actress have also contributed to her wealth.
Moreover, she has launched her own clothing line – Rydel – which she sells through the official web store.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent musician has blonde hair and brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), weighs approximately 132lbs (60kgs), with vital statistics of 37-27-35, bra size 42B.
Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia
Rydel is an avid dancer, and has showcased her dancing skills in many videos of the band. Her dance skills also helped her secure the role in the film “School Gyrls”, and if her music career hadn’t taken off, she would have become a choreographer. She does yoga on a daily basis, while she’s also interested in playing ice hockey as one of her main hobbies.
Rydel Lynch Husband, Capron Funk – Short Bio
Capron Funk was born on 28 April 1993, in Canyon Lake, California USA; he’s a professional scooter rider and a YouTube star. He has around 700,000 subscribers on his official YouTube channel, on which he uploads funny skits of his scooter tricks, and videos that show his daily life. Moreover, he is one-half of the Funk Bros YouTube channel, with the other half being his brother Tyler. The two launched the channel back in 2015, and since then they’ve amassed over 6.5 million subscribers, and around 1.5 billion views. The two upload challenge videos, scooter tricks, and crazy adventure videos, with some of the most popular being “Drive Through the Impossible Shape”, which has around 80 million views, and “Welcome To Our Underwater House…”, which has been viewed around 50 million times, among many other videos that have increased his popularity.
Capron Funk’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1.5 million, as of late 2021.