Melanie Amaro

Inside Biography


Melanie Amaro is an American recording artist. She is the winner of the first season of The X Factor USA in 2011. 

Early Life and Education

She was born in 1992 in the month of June 26, in Florida, United States. She is an American by nationality and belongs to the Virgin Islander-American ethnicity.

She moved to British Virgin Island at the age of three. She was sent to her grandmother Catherine after her parents got Broke and didn’t have means to support her. Her Parents names are Hipolito Amaro and Debra Sylvester Amaro.

She could meet her parents only during her vacations and Christmas breaks. She has 2 brothers named Mile and Mark and a younger sister named Maya. She had a very keen interest in singing from very early age.

She used to sing making hairbrush as her microphone in her childhood. She started realizing her pa s sion for singing when she was 11. Her full name is Melanie Ann Amaro. She never sang professionally in competitions but she has few history of performing in weddings, churches and other events.

She started her schooling career by attending Althea Scatliffe Primary School and later she joined Elmore Stout high School to pursue her career. Later in her age of, 15, she moved to Florida and got graduated from Plantation High School in the year of 2010.

Career and Struggle

She came up in the public notice after she joined the first season of The X Factor USA. She was persuaded by her mother to give an audition.

Later she successfully became in top 32 finalist. She was eliminated by not including her in top 16 but surprisingly after 2 weeks later, Simon Powel invited back to show stating eliminating such a talent was a mistake.

Later on December 15, She became the one to make up to finals. The following she was declared to be the winner and she won $5 million recording contract with Syco Music and Sony Music Label. Epic Records signed Amaro for the singing.

She also appeared in a Pepsi ad later. She released her debue album in the year of 2013.Her debut single “Don’t Fail Me Now” was set to release on December 4 in the year of 2012.She also performed new single “long Distance” on December 6 of 2012.

In 2013 she performed in Indonesia and she performed her new singles “Long Distance” and “The World’s Greatest” as a duet with Fatin Shidqia.

Personal Life

It is not officially declared but it is pretty sure that she has been dating Stereo Hogzz’s lead singer, Trace Kennedy. It was not in the media until they posted their picture on twitter and later they started sharing much of times together.

Further more she always explained how great guy he is. All that made media believe they are dating for a while.

Body Measurements, Net Worth and Salary

She is 1.7 m tall and weighs around 54 kg .Her body measurement is 34-25-32.Her eye color is brown. Her Zodiac sign is Leo. Her hair color is also brown. Her shoe size is 10 and wiki feet rates her feet as beautiful feet. Her neck size is 9.4.Her net worth is $5 million USD. 


by sushma, 05 Jun, 2014

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