Jordan Fisher, whose accomplishments and accolades span television, music, Broadway and film, will perform the national anthem before the start of the 106th race of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 29 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Fisher is an actor, producer and musician. He was the first African-American to portray the title character Evan in Broadway’s “Dear Evan Hansen” and Mark in Fox’s Emmy-nominated “Rent Live.” Named star of the show “Grease Live!” from Emmy-winning Fox, Fisher has also starred in Netflix’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” and “Work It” and the CW’s “The Flash.”
In addition to a duet collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda on Disney’s “Moana” soundtrack, Fisher joined the cast of the Tony Award-winning musical “Hamilton.” He also won the 25th season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” with co-star Lindsay Arnold in 2017. He then hosted “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” in 2018.
“The National Anthem is an iconic pre-race moment, and Jordan is ready to welcome fans back to Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a memorable and moving performance in the racing capital of the world,” said the IMS President. , J. Douglas Boles. “This year’s pre-race spectacle will be fantastic, and I know our fans on the track and anyone watching on NBC will be thrilled with the excitement, tradition and pageantry on display as we wait. the green flag.”
Beyond his accomplishments as a performer, Fisher is an advocate for youth in foster care, in ongoing partnership with nonprofit organizations. He started “Be My Friend” to support trusted communities that empower those in need. Fisher is also an avid gamer who streams regularly on Twitch (@jordanfisher).
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NBC’s live coverage of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge begins at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, May 29.
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