Louis Cato (The New Band Leader Of The Late Show): Wiki, Biography, Family, Wife, Net worth

Louis Cato is a 37-year-old well-known singer, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, content creator, musician, entrepreneur, and in August 2022, announced to be the band leader of the show on CNN, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

Louis Cato is famous for his songs and musical skills and predominantly serves the position of guitarist and drummer. He has collaborated with many famous bands during his career. Being a multi-instrumentalist, Louis has played.

  • Bass
  • Guitar
  • Percussion
  • Low Brass

His Genres Are.

  • Jazz
  • R&B
  • Pop

Profile Summary of Louis Cato

Real Name Louis Cato
Date Of Birth  3rd Of May 1985
Birthplace Lisbon, Portugal
Raised in Albemarle, North Carolina, United States
Current Residence Brooklyn, New York, United States
Age (As Of 2022) 37-Year-Old
  • Singer
  • Record Producer
  • Multi-Instrumentalist
  • Songwriter
  • Content Creator
  • Musician
  • Entrepreneur
Famous For
  • Music and instrument skills
  • Nomination for Grammy
Ethnicity Mixed
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Institutes She Attended Berklee College Of Music
Qualification Graduated
Source Of Income Music Career, Shows, And Concerts
Net Worth, Salary Approximately 2-3 million US Dollars
Parents Mr And Mrs Cato
Sibling Name Brother Name: Not Known

Sister Name: Adelina Cato

Family Members
  • Fred Cato Jr.
  • Brenda Cato
  • Carlos Jerome Washington

Who Is Louis Cato

Louis Cato is a well-known singer and record producer who serves the position of multi-instrumentalist, a famous songwriter, content creator, musician with many songs and music videos, and entrepreneur.

He Is currently the band leader of the show on CNN, The Late Show With. The show’s host, Stephen Colbert, announced this news live on the show in August 2022.

About Louis Cato’s Childhood and Education


Louis Cato was born in Lisbon, Portugal, and afterwards, his family moved to Albemarle, North Carolina, where he was raised. His whole family loves music and is a musician. At the age of two, Louis started “Drumming”.

This love for music and instrument allowed him to choose music as a profession from a very young age.


Louis went to a local high school for fundamental studies and then enrolled in Berklee College of Music to learn more about music.

As per Wikipedia, Louis only studied for two semesters at the university, after which he focused all of his attention and time on his musical journey.

Louis Cato’s Family

He was born in a joint, well-off, African-Christian family. He loves to spend his time and celebrate occasions with his family, as per his posts on his social media accounts.


His father belongs to the Music Industry.


Louis’s mother is a Church Organist.

Louis Cato Relationship Details

He resides in Brooklyn, New York City, with his wife and two children. Louis Cato still keeps his married life, wife, and children behind the curtains.

Relationship And Marital Status Committed And Married
Biological Children Two Kids
Wife Name Not Known
Previous Relationships Not Known

Louis Cato Career Details

  • Learned professional music from Berklee College of Music
  • Appeared in jam sessions at “North Sea Jazz Festival.”
  • Joined Stay Human at the inception of Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2015 as an interim bandleader
  • Granted, with the post of Band Leader on Late Show with Stephen Colbert on the 12th of August, 2022

Music debut

  • In 2016, with the solo album “Starting Now” (RSVP Records)
  • His famous songs include “I Remember, Back and Forth, Tio Macaco.”


  • RSVP Records
  • Justin Stanton of Snarky Puppy
  • Michael League
  • Gisela Joao

Social Media Appearance As of 2022

  • Instagram: 34.5K followers
  • YouTube: 1.9K subscribers
  • Twitter: 2607 followers

Louis Cato Physical Stats

Weight In Kilograms: 65kg
In Pounds: 144 lbs.
Height In Feet Inches: 5′ 8″In centimetres: 172 cm
Shoe size 7 US
Hair Color Black
Eye colour Black
Health status He broke his neck in two places, spraining it in November 2012 in a tour bus crash in Switzerland.