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Meet Bobby Wooten III: Age and career of musician dating Katie Holmes

Amber Peake June 16, 2022
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Musician Bobby Wooten III made the headlines this week after he was spotted out with actress Katie Holmes.

As per People, the two were seen on the Tribeca Film Festival red carpet.

Now fans are curious to know more about the actress’ new rumoured beau, including Bobby Wooten III’s age and career so far.

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Get to know Bobby Wooten III

Bobby Wooten III is a musician and composer who hails from Chicago, Illinois.

Wooten grew up around music, with the star having previously explained to Bass Magazine his father did “pop music and studio work” while his grandfather founded the Wooten Choral Ensemble of Chicago.

While chatting to Music Radar in 2019, he explained the piano was the first instrument he learned as his dad was a keyboardist and “played keys for Marcus Miller in the Jamaica Boys.”

Away from the music, Wooten is also an adjunct instructor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

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How old is Bobby Wooten III?

Bobby Wooten III is 33 years of age and celebrated his latest birthday in January.

Celebrating his 30th birthday in 2019, he reflected on “30 years of living extremely grateful and blessed for every moment”:

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Wooten has worked with some music legends

As per his NYU Tisch profile, Bobby Wooten III has worked alongside the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Rick Ross and the late Mac Miller.

He recently played bass at Coachella as part of Carly Rae Jepsen’s set and, according to Genius, he is also credited as a producer on Machine Gun Kelly’s 2019 track Roulette.

Wooten has also performed alongside David Byrne in American Utopia, which left Broadway at the start of the month. Wooten was also part of Byrne’s show Joan of Arc: Into The Fire, which premiered in 2017.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.