Alyssa Wray Biography
A native of Perryville, Ky, Alyssa Wray is a singer and songwriter who got her popularity after competing in the American Idol season 19 in 2021. She auditioned with Jennifer Hudson’s “I Am Changing” from Dreamgirls. Alyssa had previously auditioned for the American Idol when she in the first year of high school but she did not make it past the first round.
Alyssa Wray Age and Birthday
The Perryville, Ky native talented singer, Wray is 18 years old as of 2020. She was born on March 31, 2002. She celebrated her 18th birthday on March 31st, 2020.
Alyssa Wray Height
The talented singer, Wray, is quite tall. She stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 2 inches. She proclaims herself as the tallest girl in Perryville, Ky. The singer revealed that being a black girl in her small town made her stand out.
Alyssa Wray Parents | Mother and Siblings
Wray was raised and lived in a small town in Perryville, Ky, with her mother Tabitha Blackwell, and step-father Chad. Her step-father, Chad worked as a massage therapist whereas her mother, Tabitha worked at a massage center. Both Chad and Tabitha attended the same high school, Boyle County High School and they got married in May 2011. There no information on Alyssa’s biological father.
Her mother, Tabitha Blackwell has always been supportive of Alyssa. The mother has always been her “rock” according to Wray and she would always talk to her about her “insecurity and nervousness.”
When it comes to siblings, Wray has 3 siblings. Her mother shared that she is a mother of 4 children including Alyssa. The singer shared that she has a baby brother named Kaeden Pittman on her Instagram on her page.
The talented singer also has a grandmother named Tamra Bryant Blackwell.
Alyssa Wray Boyfriend | Dating
Wray has kept her dating life private. The now 18 years old (as of 2020) is a student at Northern Kentucky University where she is pursuing her degree in musical theater. She is also a contestant of American Idol, 2021. She was accompanied by Will Imfeld for her prom night in 2019. Though it is unclear whether the two share a romantic relationship or not, they are pretty close as seen on the photos they share on social media. Alyssa has labeled herself as a “rom-com enthusiast.”
Once we have any information with leads to whom she is dating in 2021, we shall update you.
Alyssa Wray Education, Music, Songs
Wray attended Boyle County High School where she graduated in 2020. She is in 2021, Pursuing her musical theater degree at Northern Kentucky University.
When it comes to music, Alyssa started singing while she was a kid. She started singing at a church choir before joining the musical theater. The singer has been involved in musicals like Elsa in Frozen, Little Shop of Horrors, Shrek, Elf, and Sister Act.
Wray is yet to release her original music as of 2020. She is competing in the 19th season of American Idol which is aired on ABC.
Alyssa Wray American Idol | Audition
Wray competed in the 19th season of the American Idol in 2021. She auditioned with “I Am Changing,” a Jennifer Hudson’s song from Dreamgirls. Her outstanding performance saw the judges on their feet before she could finish the song. She earned praise from judge Lionel Richie saying she was: “once-in-a-generation” talent. Luke Bryan remarked: “You just saw Beyonce Get born,” while Katty Perry touched her makeup because she wanted to “look best.”
Alyssa had previously auditioned for the American Idol before giving it another try in 2020. She had auditioned when she was in the first year of high school, however, she did not make it past the first round.
American Idol 2021 Contestants
Other contestants of the 2021 season of American Idol include:
- Anilee List
- Alex Miller
- Benson Boone
- Jason Warrior
- Nia Renee
- DJ Johnson
- Grace Kinstler
- Heather Russell
Alyssa Wray Net worth
Wray is a talented singer and a competitor of the 19th season of American Idol, 2021. As of 2020, she had not released any of her own original songs. She has, however, been involved in musical theaters. Her estimated net worth could range in under $100K.
Social Media: Twitter and Instagram
Alyssa is active on both Instagram and Twitter. Her Instagram account had 19.4K followers as of March 2021 whereas her Twitter account has over 1.8K followers as of the same period.