Leah Marlene is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, reality show star, producer as well as a social media influencer who is famous for being the contestant in the reality show “American Idol 2022” which aired on ABC in 2022 judged by Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie. She was among the top 3 finalists of the show but sadly her journey to the show ended as she was voted off. Marlene has a very unique, engaging voice and a songwriting style that combines elements of pop, soul, funk, jazz, rock, Americana, and more.
What is Leah Marlene Famous For?
- Being a singer, songwriter, producer, and reality show star.
- For her versatile vocal tune.
What Nationality is Leah Marlene?
Leah Marelene took birth in 2001. She is from Toronto, Canada. Her birth name is Leah Marlene Grehan. She holds Canadian-American nationality and her ethnicity is Canadian-White. Her race is White. When she was 10 years old, her family left for Normal, Illinois, the USA. She cut her 21st birthday as of 2022. She follows the Christianity religion.
Leah was born to her father, Derry Grehan who is a musician and songwriter who works with a band namely “Honeymoon Suite” and her mother, Deanna Grehan who is a housewife. She stated that her parents are her huge biggest inspiration to follow her passion in the music field. She is also blessed with a sibling; an elder brother namely Shea Grehan who is a photographer.
About her educational qualification, she attended Normal Community West High School, and then she attended Belmont University to study Bachelor of Science-BSc in songwriting and Honors Program before she dropped out.
Leah Marlene Career Timeline
- From a very young age, Leah Marlene was interested in the music industry as she had and played many musical instruments at her home.
- She was taught to play guitar and piano by her dad who is also a musician.
- Growing up, she began writing and creating music and songs.
- She has also performed live in many shows with her dad.
- Moreover, she has also released a number of singles and albums entitled “Many Colors”, “The Space Between”,
- Back in early 2016, she recorded and released the songs “Paths” and “Inevitable”.
- Her next song, If U Love Me” was released on 15th June 2018.
- On 4th March 2022, she released her debut album titled, “Noise”.
- Currently, she is working on an EP project.
- Recently, she came to huge fame after she participated in the reality show “American Idol 2022” alongside HunterGirl, Ava Maybee, Jay Copeland, and more.
- In 2021, she gave audition for the 20th season of American Idol which aired in 2022.
- She impressed the judges with her melodious voice and make it to the top 24 contestants.
- In the show, she won the golden ticket for her performance. She has sung “She’s A Self Made Man”, “Call Me”, and more.
- She also sang her own original song entitled “Whisher to the Well” in the show.
- Sadly, in the first round of the Season 20 finale of “American Idol”, local musician Leah Marlene was voted off the show. The first round of performances consisted of songs from the songbook of Bruce Springsteen. She was the first performer, singing her version of “Cover Me” from Springsteen’s 1984 album “Born in the USA”.
- Leah Marlene fans expressed their anger and sadness on Twitter Sunday after the singer was eliminated from “American Idol.”
- Now, Noah Thompson and HunterGirl will continue to compete for the title of this season’s American Idol.
How much is Leah Marlene Net Worth?
Leah Marlene is a talented singer and songwriter. As of 2022, the net worth of Leah Marlene is estimated to have in the range of $800K-$1 Million. Her source of wealth is from the music industry and she is satisfied with her earnings at present. Her exact salary is still to get unfolded yet. She is living a cool lifestyle as of now.
Who is Leah Marlene Boyfriend?
Leah Marlene is an unmarried woman and at present, she is assumed to be single. There is no news and rumors about her dating or relationship status with anyone at present. Her sexual orientation is straight and she is enjoying her present life happily. At present, she is focusing on her career.
Leah has three pet dogs in her home.
How tall is Leah Marlene?
With a beautiful and charming smile, Leah Marlene stands at the perfect height of 1.65 m or 165 cm. Her body type is slim and her body weight measures 121 lbs or 55 KG. Her eye color is grey and her hair color is medium. She wears a shoe size of 7 US. Her hair color is blonde and her hair length is medium. During her young age, she used to wear braces for her teeth. Overall, she has got a healthy body and she maintains her body a lot. Her body measurement is 34-28-35 in.
Did You Know?
- Her father taught her how to play guitar and piano, and passed along his passion for songwriting.
- Since the age of 10, Leah has been performing live for gigs all over Illinois, Nashville, and Canada.
- She tried her luck in ice hockey but she didn’t pursue a carrier in it.
- She performed “Steal my girl” of One Direction on the audition.
- She has a YouTube channel and she uploads music covers there. Since the age of 8, she is active in the YouTube Channel.