Jackie Evancho is an American classical crossover singer. Her real name is Jacqueline Marie Evancho. She was born on April 9, 2000 to Lisa Evancho and Michael Evancho. Her hometown is Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Besides that, she has an older sister Juliet, a younger brother Zachary, and a younger sister Rachel. Jackie Evancho began singing as a child in elementary school in Pennsylvania. She also plays the piano and violin. Then she began competing in local talent competitions just after turning 8 and then began to compete nationally. Evancho also sang with various choirs, including the Children’s Festival Chorus of Pittsburgh.
Jackie Evancho firstly recorded with record producer David Foster in 2009. She was selected for the regional semifinals of his “Hitman Talent Search Contest”, finishing as runner-up. However, in 2009 she released her debut independent album Prelude to a Dream. Moreover, this album featured mainly covers of classical crossover songs such as Con te Partiro, The Prayer, To Where You Are, Concrete Angel.
In 2010, Evancho took part in America Got Talent. And from this show, she got widespread recognition because of her brilliant show in the show. She stood as runner-up in the show.
Jackie Evancho released her first major record level was a Columbia Records EP named O Holy Night. It released on November 16, 2010. This album made her the top-selling debut artist for 2010.
Then on June 14, 2011, she released her full-length album Dream With Me. David Foster produced this album for Sony music. In same year Christmas, she released her album Heavenly Christmas and Rob Mounsey was the producer of it. In 2012, Evancho released her fourth album Songs from Silver Screen.
Moreover, in 2014 she released her fifth and sixth album Awakening and Someday at Christmas and Two Hearts respectively. Briefly saying Evancho has a successful music career though she is young.
Jackie earns huge amount of money from her career. Her net worth is estimated at $5 million USD.
- Date of Birth: April 9, 2000
- Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
- Nationality: American
- Father: Michael Evancho
- Mother: Lisa Evancho
- Siblings: Juliet Evancho, Rachel Evancho, Zach Evancho
- Famous as: Singer
- Height: 1.55 m