Mary Jo Young (American Idol) Bio, Age, Height, Parents, High School, TikTok, Net worth

Mary Jo Young Biography

A native of Knoxville, Tennessee, Mary Jo Young is a singer, songwriter, and TikTok star. She became widely known for participating in  ABC’s reality, American Idol 2021, and for posting song covers on her TikTok account. Mary auditioned with Tate McRae’s “you broke me first” in the American Idol, season 19.

Mary Jo Young Age and Birthday

Young is 20 years as of 2021. She was born on May 15, 2001. Mary celebrates her birthday on the 15th of May every year.

Mary Jo Young Height

Young has not disclosed her exact height measurement. However, her height measurements are estimated to be a little over 5 feet and 7 inches.

Mary Jo Young
Mary Jo Young at the American Idol season 19 auditions (Source: American Idol/ABC Network)

Mary Jo Young Family | Parents | Cleveland

Young comes from a musical family.  She was raised by her parents in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Her mother is named Elizabeth Schulman. Mary’s mother, Elizabeth Schulman, wrote a book titled Finding Sanctuary in the Midst of Alzheimer’s. The book focuses on giving guidelines for families facing dementia. According to Mary, her mother is the best dementia caregiving author of all time.

Mary’s father is not only an organic chemistry professor but he also holds a  bachelor’s degree in music.  She revealed that both her dad and mom have a musical background admitting that she inherited her musical talent from her dad.

Young has half-siblings as her parents are divorced and following the divorce, her mother remarried her step-father Leo. Mary Jo has five siblings among them, 3 half-sisters. The names of her siblings are Janelle, Heidi, Mya, Shannon, and Ashleigh.

Mary Jo Young High School and College

Young went to Willoughby Eastlake High School. Upon her high school graduation, she joined the Cleveland State University to study business. Mary, however, took time away from college to focus on her music.

Mary Jo Young Dating | Boyfriend | Married

Young is dating her boyfriend Carmen Cavallaro as of March 2021. Mary uploaded a photo of her with her boyfriend Carmen on February 14, Valentine’s Day, on a boat ride. Under the photo, she captioned: “Happy happy Valentine’s day to the guy I adore and love the most!!@carmen_cavallaro.”

Mary Jo Young American Idol | Audition | Songs

Young competed in ABC’s reality singing competition, American Idol 2021. The singer auditioned with a rendition of Tate McRae’s “You Broke Me First.” Mary also sang “Bruises” by Lewis Capaldi which showed her vocal capability.

Mary Jo has posted three songs on her official Spotify account. The songs are This Town, Young & Sad, and You Broke Me First.

American Idol 2021 Contestants

Other contestants of ABC’s reality show, American Idol, season 19 include:

Mary Jo Young TikTok and Youtube

Mary gamed her fame through her TikTok videos. She became a TikTok after she posted covers of popular songs by famous artists, which in turn went viral. Mary posted herself singing a cover to songs like  Castle on the Hill by Ed Sheeran, Control by Zoe Wees, Hillsong United’s Oceans (Where Feet May Fail), and you broke me first by Tate McRae. Jo Young has 337.8K followers on her TikTok account @maryjo.young as of March 21, 2021. She has over 5 million likes.

The singer also has a Youtube channel under the name mj young with 9.32K subscribers as of  March 2021. Here she has posted videos of cover songs.

Mary Jo Young  Net worth

Young is in the initial stages of her musical career as of 2021. Her net worth is under review.