Mandy Harvey Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Mandy Harvey Quick Info
Height5 ft 4 in
Weight55 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 2, 1988
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Eye ColorBlue

Mandy Harvey is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who rose to fame as she appeared as a contestant in the 12th season of America’s Got Talent in 2017. She performed original songs during the competition and was placed 4th.

Born Name

Amanda Lynn Harvey

Nick Name

Mandy

Mandy Harvey smiling for a selfie in December 2020
Mandy Harvey smiling for a selfie in December 2020 (Mandy Harvey / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Residence

Tampa, Florida, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Mandy Harvey studied at Longmont High School in Longmont, Colorado and it’s there that her musical talent gained attention. She later graduated in 2006.

After that, she attended the Colorado State University and was majoring in vocal music education. However, Mandy left the university after she completely lost her hearing.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Family

  • Father – Joe Harvey
  • Mother – Valerie Harvey
  • Sibling – Katie Emrich (Older Sister)

Genre

Jazz, Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Ukulele

Build

Slim

Mandy Harvey as seen while taking a selfie with her father in Tampa, Florida in January 2020
Mandy Harvey as seen while taking a selfie with her father in Tampa, Florida in January 2020 (Mandy Harvey / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Auburn

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Pierced ears
  • Curly hair
Mandy Harvey in March 2021
Mandy Harvey in March 2021 (Mandy Harvey / Instagram)

Mandy Harvey Facts

  1. She was young when she shifted to St. Cloud, Florida with her family.
  2. She started singing at a young age.
  3. Growing up, Mandy Harvey underwent several surgeries to correct her hearing problems.
  4. The family later moved to Colorado.
  5. As a result of the connective tissue disorder Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, she gradually lost her hearing ability.
  6. Mandy Harvey was 18 years old when she lost her hearing completely. Following this, she quit music and went into depression. She eventually made a return and started her musical pursuits.
  7. She won VSA’s International Young Soloist Award in 2011.
  8. On America’s Got Talent, Mandy was given the Golden Buzzer by Simon Cowell.
  9. Along with co-author Mark Atteberry, she published a memoir titled Sensing the Rhythm: Finding My Voice in a World Without Sound in 2017.
  10. In a November 15, 2017, interview for the BBC, Mandy Harvey revealed that she was accused of promoting oralism (i.e. the education of deaf students through oral language by using lip reading, speech, and mimicking the mouth shapes and breathing patterns of speech) when she first took to the stage and has received death threats from within the Deaf community for promoting a “hearing” activity.
  11. Harvey has served as an Ambassador for the nonprofit organization No Barriers to help disabled people overcome obstacles.

Featured Image by Mandy Harvey / Instagram

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