Mandy Harvey Biography

Updated On Jan 28, 2019 Published On Jan 28, 2019
Facts of Mandy Harvey
Date of Birth: 1988 , January-2
Birth Nation: United States
Name Mandy Harvey
Birth Name Amanda Lynn Harvey
Nick Name Mandy
Father Joe Harvey
Mother Valerie Harvey
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Ohio
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer
Net Worth Estimated around $1 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Special Title America's Got Talent 4th runner up
Married Yes
Married to Travis
Divorce No
Education Colorado State University
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
TV Show America's Got Talent
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Mandy Lynn Harvey who is widely known as Mandy Harvey is an American pop singer and songwriter who is deaf. She came into the spotlight after participating in the 12th season of America's Got Talent.

Mandy Harvey's Early Life

Mandy Harvey was born Amanda Lynn Harvey on January 2, 1988, and is 31 years old as of 2019. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to mother Valerie Harvey, and father Joe Harvey.

Mandy with her family moved to Colorado at a young age. She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

 
 
 
 
 
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Ended up looking through a bunch of photos I've never seen before...i think I'm in kindergarten in this one

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Mandy got enrolled at Longmont High School and graduated in 2006 despite her hearing problems. She then got enrolled at Colorado State University majoring in vocal music education for a short time before dropping after she lost her hearing completely.

Mandy Harvey's Career

Soon after dropping out from university in 2008, Mandy met Mark Sloniker, a jazz pianist and started her practice under him. Mandy began performing at Jay's Bistro in Fort Collins alongside Mark Sloniker using her muscle memory for singing.

Later Mandy recorded several jazz albums and also performed at Dazzle Jazz Lounge in Denver. In 2009, she released her debut album Smile which was appreciated by JazzTimes who wrote, 'The vocals are rich and captivating.'

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In 2011 she won VSA'S International Young Soloist Award. She has also recorded several albums including After You've Gone (2010), All of Me(2014), and Merry Little Christmas (2013).

Mandy rose to fame after she took part in a televised American talent show, America's Got Talent season 12 in 2017. In the audition, she performed her original song, Try, with her ukelele which won her Golden Buzzer by Simon Cowell.

CAPTION: Mandy Harvey when she got the Golden Buzzer SOURCE: Instagram

Mandy won the 4th place in the competition while Darci Lynn Farmer was the winner alongside the runner-ups, Angelica Hale and Light Balance, a glow light dance squad.

Mandy with co-author Mark Atteberry published a memoir, Sensing the Rhythm: Finding My Voice in a World Without Sound. As of now, Harvey is busy improvising her skills and carrying her musical career.

Currently, Mandy is busy as an Ambassador for No Barriers which is a non-profit organization aiming to help differently abled people.

Mandy Harvey's Personal Life

Moving on to Mandy Harvey's personal life, the jazz singer is married to husband, Travis and living a happy life. She has not disclosed anything about her married life, husband, and how her friendship bloomed to romance.

However, Mandy is reported to be living a blissful married life with no rumors of divorce and separation issues. Besides her marital life, there are no reports regarding extra-marital affairs and past affairs.

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Mandy Harvey's Sickness

Mandy since her childhood had suffered from hearing problems and underwent several surgeries to correct them, however, were not so successful.

Due to connective tissues disorder Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Mandy gradually lost her hearing. She lost her hearing completely at the age of 18 while she was still in University.

Mandy Harvey's Controversy

Mandy in an interview with BBC on November 15, 2017, described how she was accused of promoting oralism. She also stated about receiving death threats from within the Deaf community.

Mandy Harvey's Net Worth and Salary

With musical career and tours, Mandy has managed to make an impressive earning. As of 2019, Mandy Harvey's net worth is estimated at around $1 million.

AGT has not disclosed the prize money although the grand prize is $1 million. She might be earning a high figure of salary from her musical career.

As of Mandy's properties, she owns a Jaguar car worth $70,000 and owns a house in Florida. 

Mandy Harvey's Body Measurements and Online Presence

Mandy has blue eyes and light brown hair. Information regarding her height, weight, and body measurements are not revealed yet.

Harvey is active on Facebook with more than 360k followers, likewise on Instagram with 139k followers and Twitter with 51.2k followers.

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Mandy Harvey facts on timeline

Born in Ohio

January 2 , 1988

Marvey was born to Joe Harvey and Valerie Harvey on January 2, 1988, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her nationality is American and ethnicity white. 

Graduated from Longmont High School

2006

She went to Longmont High School and graduated in 2006 despite her hearing problems. She then enrolled at Colorado State University before dropping out. 

Released After You've Gone

2010

In 2010, Mandy released debut album After You've Gone with songs More than I can Say, Nature Boy, With You. 

Released Debut album

2013

She then dropped another album, Merry Little Christmas in 2013. The album includes songs like You'll See Christmas, White Christmas, Christmas Waltz. 

Participated in AGT

2017

Mandy rose to fame when she took part in America's Got Talent Season 12 in 2017. She got the golden buzzer by Simon Cowell for her outstanding performance regardless of being deaf. 

Estimated to be $1 million

2019

Mandy has earned a hefty sum of money from her career as a singer. Her net worth is estimated at around $1 million although her exact salary is not revealed.