Jesse Kinch
Age (at audition) 20
Location Seaford, NY
Season 1
Position Reached Winner
Average 86.92%

Jesse Kinch is a performer on season 1 of Rising Star.


A full-time musician and singer, Jesse plays guitar and also writes music. Kinch loves Fender Strat. He counts many of our greatest artists as his influences including John Lennon, Jim Morrison, Bruce Springsteen and many more. If he wins he’d love to bring soul to the masses. he loves mentoring with Brad Paisley in Holmdel, NJ.


Stage Song Percentage (East) Percentage (West) Competitor List Of Artist Result
Auditions "I Put A Spell On You" 92% 92% N/A Screaming Jay Hawkins Moved On
Duels "Whipping Post" 90% 89% Will Roth Allman Brothers Moved On
The Round of 13 "Seven Nation Army" 88% 87% N/A The White Stripes Moved On
Quarterfinals "Money (That's What I Want)" 88% 88% N/A The Beatles Moved On
Semifinals "Billie Jean" 83% 83% N/A Michael Jackson Moved On
Finals "Fortunate Son" 87% N/A Dana Williams Creedence Clearwater Revival Public's Choice
"Love Reign O'er Me" 76% N/A Austin French The Who Winner