Hosted a radio show called On & Off Broadway, on WCFE in New York.
Was ABC World News Tonight's Person of the Week on Friday, June 16, 2006.
In 2013, Young was appointed by Barack Obama to the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities.
His father had English, with some Welsh and German, ancestry. His mother was of Italian descent.
When he first auditioned for Jersey Boys in California, he did not get the part. Then, when the actor who was chosen left the show before its New York premiere, they called Young again and had him audition several times before he finally landed the part of Frankie Valli.