Is your surname Batiste?

Research the Batiste family

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Jonathan Michael Batiste

Birthplace: Kenner, Jefferson Parish, LA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Private and Private
Brother of Private

Occupation: Musician, bandleader, pianist, songwriter
Managed by: Erica Howton
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

    • Private
    • Private
    • Private

About Jon Batiste

Jonathan Michael Batiste (born November 11, 1986) is an American musician, bandleader, and television personality. He has recorded and performed with artists in various genres of music (Stevie Wonder, Prince, Willie Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, Ed Sheeran, and Mavis Staples), released his own recordings, and performed in more than 40 countries. Batiste regularly tours with his band Stay Human, and appears with them nightly as bandleader and musical director on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.


  • His grand parents, Estella Curtis and Jean Batiste, were owners of a grocery store and a hardware store in the 9th Ward of New Orleans. They founded a “musical dynasty”, the Batiste family, that includes Lionel Batiste of the Treme Brass Band, Milton Batiste of the Olympia Brass Band, composer and arranger Harold Battiste, and Russell Batiste Jr.
  • His girlfriend, whom he first met as a teenager at band camp, is the writer Suleika Jaouad


  • official website
  • 1. Finding Your Roots, January 7, 2020 link
  • 2. Rose, Lacey; O'Connell, Michael; Sandberg, Bryn Elise; Stanhope, Kate; Goldberg, Lesley (August 28, 2015). "Next Gen Fall TV: 10 Stars Poised for Breakouts". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  • “ The Batiste Family™
view all

Jon Batiste's Timeline

November 11, 1986
Kenner, Jefferson Parish, LA, United States