This week I am honored to host one of the most inspirational guests I have ever had the pleasure to have on The Alden Report. My guest, Emmanuel Kelly was found as an infant half dead in a box on a battlefield on the border of Iraq. With no birth certificate, passport and no known identify he was taken to an orphanage where he lived out his early life. At a very early age, he experienced the worst of mankind often witnessing horrific events such as executions and bombings. Miraculously, at the age of 7, he was brought to Australia by humanitarian Moira Kelly for life-changing surgery. Over the next 14 years, Emmanuel had 6 surgeries all the while learning how to walk and feed himself using a knife and fork.
After overcoming enormous obstacles, and at just 18 years of age, Emmanuel became an Australian X-Factor sensation by showcasing his angelic voice, accumulating over 500M views online. Since then, he has become a media sensation and has captured, inspired and entertained close to 1 billion people worldwide as he has toured with Coldplay, opened for Snoop Dog, performed with David Foster and legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold, performed at the United Nations Assembly multiple times and released a song called “Never Alone” which was produced by Paul Oakenfold and Chris Martin of Coldplay.
In 2022, Emmanuel helped launched The Outlyer Group with a vision that aims to change the approach to business, in the differently abled sector globally by representing and championing multi-abled talent through its three core divisions – Outlyer Talent Agency, Outlyer Record Label and Outlyer Film and TV Production House.
Thank you very much to Emmanuel Kelly for joining us this week on The Alden Report.
For more information on Emmanuel, you can visit: https://www.theoutlyergroup.com/