Grace Leer Biography
Grace Leer is an American country singer and musician currently a contestant in American Idol season 18. Leer is also an athlete and she took soccer at a scholarship to take her to the University of California-Berkeley, where she graduated in 2015.
Grace Leer Education
Leer attended and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies.
Grace Leer Age | Birthday
Grace is 28 years old as of 2020. She was born on November 28, 1991, in San Francisco, California, United States of America.
Grace Leer Parents
Grace is the daughter of Buzz Leer (father), an actor, and model represented by Gray Talent Group and Option1 Models in Chicago, Illinois. Unfortunately, information about her mother is not yet available because her parents divorced. Her father Buzz graduated from the University of North Dakota with a BFA in Theatre and Communications in 1973. According to his Linkedin account profile, her father was the Vice President of Sales & Market for Lenox Housewares in Philadelphia and worked for Hampton Forge in New York City.
Grace Leer Siblings
Grace is the youngest of four siblings in her family. She has two older brothers and an older sister. Leer currently lives and works in Nashville.
Grace Leer Height And Weight
Leer stands at an approximated height of 5 feet 6 (1.7 m) and weighs 61 kg (134 lbs).
Grace Leer American Juniors
Leer at the age of 11 years, took part in the American Idol spin-off show ” American Juniors”. While at the show, Gladys Knight praised Grace’s singing. However, she was eliminated in the top 20.
Grace Leer Band
Grace after finishing her University education she decided to start her band by the name Grace Leer Band. She has a successful band through the help of Kyle Clouse, who is a singer and a songwriter. She met him a while back and he’s been helping her with her music since then.
Grace while pursuing her music career, she worked at a staffing company at Wonolo in Nashville since Jan. 2019 as a Mid Market Account Executive, according to her LinkedIn account profile. She also served as an Account Coordinator and Account Executive at Houzz, from June 2017 until Jan. 2019.
Grace Leer American Idol Season 18, In 10 Winners
Grace earned recognition from the American Idol judges for her presentation of Faith Hill’s “Cry” as a Top 20 Season 18 candidate planning to land a Top 10 spot, however, she’s taking a scrutinize given by judge and nation genius Luke Bryan to heart going ahead.
Judges Lionel Richie and Katy Perry were gushing with their comments toward Leer after her Sunday night (April 26) execution, which was taken shots at her family’s home in California, where she’s isolating during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Bryan was, as well, yet noticed that while Leer brought strut and style during the back portion of her tune, she got looking moderate so far. Leer grew up listening to ’90s and ’00s country music and says Faith Hill is “someone I look up to a lot, as an artist, as a singer and a person.” The Idol contestant’s musical tastes are vast, but she’s committed to representing the country genre during her time on the TV singing competition.
Grace is already drafted to the top 10 contestants. She confirmed this information on her Instagram page, thanking all her fans for voting her to the top 10 list of contestants on American Idol. She is too delighted to entertain her fans and holding the American Idol title.
Besides being an athlete, Berkeley is also a singer. She applied and earned a scholarship to play Division 1 soccer at the University of California, Berkeley.