Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Audition City: Las Vegas
What's in your CD player right now? John Mayer.
What's your favorite type of music? I really love all types.
When did you first start to sing?
When I was 2 years old. Billy Jean (by Michael Jackson) was one of the first songs I learned.
Do you have any formal singing training?
I graduated from the high school for performing arts in Los Angeles and got some professional training there.
What other talents do you have?
Dance and acting.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
Continue working in Vegas. Go back to school.
What are your personal goals in life?
To become a recording artist. Get married.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
Billy Idol's greatest hits.
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Do you have any rituals or things you do each time before you perform?
Pray. I always pray.
Favorite male pop artist?
John Mayer. Elton John.
Favorite female pop artist?
Celine Dion. Gloria Estefan.
Most embarrassing moment?
I once was at a party that Mel Gibson was also at. I was so excited to meet him that after I was introduced I ran to the bathroom to call my mom and tell her about it. I rambled on about how handsome he was and the whole time he was right outside the door waiting for the restroom himself. When I walked out and saw him I could've died.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Making it this far on Idol.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
I'd like to be a ballerina.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
I don't know, hopefully Amanda Avila.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Simon, because he's cute.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
I'm a big dork.
How has this changed your life?
It's revived my confidence in myself.
Do you have any lucky charms?
I have a stuffed velveteen rabbit I call Bubooshka Bunny (See, I'm a dork).
Who are your heroes in life?
My mom and my little sisters.
What's been your toughest obstacle in life?
Trying to make it in the music business.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
If you win, who will you thank first?
God! Then my mom.
SEASON 4 PHOTOS
AMANDA AVILA VIDEOS
SEASON 4 TOP 12
SEASON 4 BEST OF THE REST
- "River Deep, Mountain High"
- "Turn The Beat Around"
- "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You"