Syesha Mercado is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and model know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||2 January 1987|
|Place of Birth||Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States|
|Profession||American singer, songwriter, actress, and model|
|Net Worth||$ 1 Million|
|Last Update||August 2021|
Syesha Mercado is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Mercado was the third-place finalist on the seventh season of American Idol. Prior to Idol, Mercado was on The One: Making a Music Star and she won Florida Super Singer. Her musical influences are Whitney Houston, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Zap Mama, Lauryn Hill, and Aretha Franklin.
On June 25, 2009, Mercado was officially confirmed to have landed the lead role of Deena Jones in the United States national tour of Dreamgirls that also opened internationally in Japan.The tour began at the Apollo Theater on November 7, 2009.
Early Life and Family
Mercado was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on January 2, 1987.Her mother, Zelda, a former Motown backup singer, is African American and her father, José, is of Puerto Rican descent.Mercado grew up in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. She attended Booker High School for the Visual and Performings Arts Theatre Program and graduated with a certificate as a performance major in Sarasota, where she appeared in various productions
Syesha Mercado Husband
Syesha Mercado and partner Tyron Deneer have lost custody of their newborn daughter following a roadside safety check in Florida on Wednesday.
This news comes just five months after her 18-month-old son Amen’Ra was — in her words — “forcefully and legally kidnapped” by the Florida Department of Children and Families on March 11.Deneer and Mercado recorded this week’s police encounter on Instagram, writing: “THEY TOOK OUR BABY AGAIN!”
In the video of their interaction with Manatee County sheriff’s deputies, the couple receives a court order to turn over the then-10-day-old baby for a hospital checkup despite their claims they have paperwork proving she had just gone on Tuesday.
Syesha Mercado Net Worth
American singer, songwriter, actress, and modelwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $1 million in 2021. The earnings listed mainly come from her salary and brand endorsements.
She auditioned for American Idol Season 7 in Miami, Florida, singing “Think” by Aretha Franklin where she made it to Hollywood with all three judges saying ‘yes’.When she arrived in Hollywood she had lost her voice and insisted on going on vocal rest. She was seen communicating through paper and pen to the camera throughout the week.
She sang “Chain of Fools” and was accepted into the top 24.She was the only female in the top 3 and was voted off on May 14 allowing fellow contestants David Archuleta and David Cook a chance to compete in the finale and joining Kimberley Locke and Jax as the female contestants to get voted off in the top 3 to allow two male contestants to compete in the finale.
Despite good reviews from the judges, Mercado had been in the bottom three or two five times without being voted off. This led to her tying up with season one fellow 3rd place finalist, Nikki McKibbin, for the most weeks spent in the bottom three or two at the time until season fourteen 4th place finalist, Rayvon Owen, was featured in that same position six different times. Some commentators, including American Idol judge Simon Cowell, believed her style was more suited for Broadway than pop music.
In November 2008, she performed “One Rock and Roll Too Many” in the 6abc IKEA Thanksgiving Day Parade. She was the guest host of the WSVN 7 yacht at the 37th annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat parade on December 13, 2008. She sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Miami Dolphins and the San Francisco 49ers game on Fox on December 14, 2008. On December 20, 2008, she assisted the Habitat for Humanity in building homes for struggling families in Miramar, Florida.
In February 2009, she participated in the opening of the American Idol Experience attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. On February 19, 2009, Mercado performed in her first live concert after the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2008. It was her own concert where all the proceeds went to benefit the Amer-I-Can program, a gang-prevention program started by NFL great, Jim Brown. She performed eight songs in front of a sold out audience of about 4,000 fans.
She sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the opening day baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on April 6, 2009.She most recently worked on an album in Los Angeles. She has stated that it is to be a pop/R&B album.
In addition to working on the album, in her free time she is taking acting lessons.Mercado acted in her first feature film Dreams in 2011 as the character Mia. She released a cover of “Love on Top” by Beyoncé that went viral online, inching two million views on YouTube. Mercado is also known for her acoustic, soulful cover of “Skyfall” by Adele.