|Born||Rio Alexander Haigh|
24 March 2005 (age 14)
Bunbury Regional Hospital, Bunbury, Western Australia
|Residence||Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Other names||Rio Haigh|
|Occupation||Musician • writer • record producer • businessman|
|Notable work||Five Ord Street|
|Home town||Margaret River, Western Australia|
|Board member of||Haigh Music • Magnet Australia • Belberry|
Rio Alexander Haigh, known professionally as Alex Belman, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, writer, and businessman. He is the founder and CEO of his own record label, Haigh Music and accessory brand, Magnet Australia.
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Alex Belman was born Rio Alexander Haigh on the 24th of March, 2005 in Bunbury, Western Australia. He lived in Margaret River, Western Australia for almost 12 years, attending Margaret River Independent School, and moved to Fremantle towards the end of January 2017.
Career[edit | edit source]
2016-2018: Early Career[edit | edit source]
Between 2016 and 2018, Alex Belman wrote a number of songs and uploaded several of them to YouTube and SoundCloud. These have included songs in the rap genre such as "Truth (Big Tobacco Diss)" as well as comedy songs such as "im lil triple" and "Vases Ain't Bowls". He has also written other songs, some of which he has released (such as "Treasure"), and has performed at events such as MR SAM 2016 as well as at his school. Alex Belman has also starred in theatre productions with the Margaret River Theatre Group and West Australian Opera.
2018-2019: Five Ord Street[edit | edit source]
On the 30th of November 2018, Belman released his debut single "Quietly". As of May 2019 it is still his most successful release. Just a week later, he released his second single "On Christmas Eve", which was his take on, as the title suggests, a Christmas song.
On 21st December 2018, he released a remix of "Quietly", which would be his last release until January 4th 2019, when he released the fourth and final single from his then upcoming debut album, "Yeah (feat. Hunter Haigh)".
On March 1st 2019, Alex Belman released his debut album, "Five Ord Street". He livestreamed on Instagram during its release.
Other ventures[edit | edit source]
Alex Belman has founded multiple businesses including Magnet Australia, Haigh Music and Belberry.
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