Amy Lee is a well-known singer and songwriter from the United States. Amy Lee is known as the lead vocalist and co-founder of the rock/metal band, Evanescence.

Early Life

Born Amy Lyne Lee, professionally known as Amy Lee was born on the 13th of December 1981, in Riverside, California, the United States of America. She is a 41 years old woman and has a birth sign of Sagittarius. Moreover, she holds an American nationality. However, her ethnic background and religious beliefs are still a mystery.

She was born to her parents John Lee (father) and Sara Cargill (mother). By profession, his father worked as a disc jockey and voice-over artist. She is the oldest of five children of her parents. Her siblings include a brother named Robby, as well as two sisters named Carrie and Lori. Lee, her younger sister, died of an unknown disease.

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Caption: Amy Lee with her parents and siblings (Source: Pinterest)

Moreover, her younger brother died in 2018 at age 24 after struggling with severe epilepsy for most of his life. She developed an interest in the piano as a child. As a child, her first musical influence was classical music, which inspired her to become a musician and composer. She wanted to learn the piano and studied classical piano for nine years.

Amy Lee – Education

Moving on to her academic qualification, she went to Pulaski Academy, a private college preparatory school, starting in junior high. Later, she enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University.

Professional Career

However, Amy Lee did not complete her graduation and formed a band named ‘Evanescence’ in 1995 after meeting Ben Moody, a lead guitarist, at a youth camp. This band performed on local radio stations until they released limited copies of two Extended Plays between 1998 and 1999, the first was the self-titled, “Evanescence EP”, and the second was the “Sound Asleep EP.”

In the year 2000, they recorded, ‘EP Origin’, with songs such as ‘Whisper’, ‘Imaginary’ and ‘My Immortal’. Because of their popularity, these songs, composed by the band’s founders, were included in a later album. Lee sang two songs as a guest singer for ‘Evanescence’ keyboardist David Hodge in the year 2000: ‘Breathe’ and ‘Fall Into You’. ‘Fall Into You’, on the other hand, was never released.

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Caption: Amy Lee performing in the concert (Source: Rolling Stone)

In 2003, she sang background vocals on ‘Missing You,’ a song by ‘Big Dismal,’ a Florida-based post-grunge Christian Rock band comprised of Eric Durrance, Chuck Shea, Gary Sobel, and Jeff Chomin. In 2003, she sang backup vocals for the rock supergroup ‘The Damning Well’ on two songs. ‘Awakening’ was released as the ‘Underworld’ movie soundtrack, while ‘Power’ was never released.

Other musical projects

In 2004, she recorded a duet with Shaun Morgan for the album ‘Disclaimer II’, released by the South African post-grunge band ‘Seether’, which was featured on the soundtrack of the film ‘The Punisher.’ In 2006, she made a cameo appearance in Johnny Cash’s ‘God’s Gonna Cut You Down’ music video. She sang a duet with Jonathan Davis of the ‘Korn’ nu metal band.

In 2008, she recorded a remake of ‘Sally’s Song’ for Walt Disney’s ‘Nightmare Revisited’. She performed the song live at the film’s premiere in Hollywood and on Jay Leno’s ‘The Good Night Show’. Her band’s self-titled album ‘Evanescence’ was released in 2011. It was the band’s most ambitious project to date. It was first released in Europe, and then five days later in the United States. She recorded ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ in 2012 for the tribute album ‘We Walk The Line: A Celebration of Johnny Cash’s Music.

As well as this singer has provided soundtracks to the films War Story (2014) and Indigo Grey: The Passage (2015) with cellist Dave Eggar, and the song “Speak to Me” for the film Voice from the Stone (2017). Meanwhile, this singer also worked with artists like Korn, Seether, Bring Me the Horizon, and Lindsey Stirling.

Awards

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Caption: Amy Lee with two Grammy Awards (Source: Facebook)

As of now, this singer has won 12 awards during her singing career. She received the “Songwriter Icon Award” from the National Music Publishers Link in 2008. Moreover, she was also named Best Vocalist at the “Revolver Golden Gods Awards” and Rock Goddess of the Year at the “Loudwire Music Awards” in 2012. “NME Awards” (2013), “Independent Music Awards” (2015), “Moondance International Film Festival” (2015), “Family Choice Awards” (2016), “Parent’s Choice Awards” (2017), “Hollywood Music in Media Awards” (2017) and “She Rocks Awards” (2021) are some of her other awards.

Amy Lee – Net Worth 2023

Through her singing career, Lee has earned a huge sum of money. As of 2022, her net worth is estimated at around $12 million while her salary and incomes are still unknown. The majority of her earning comes from singing, albums, albums, and many others.

Relationship Status

On the 6th of May 2007, Amy Lee married her longtime boyfriend Josh Hartzler. Her husband is a therapist by profession. Moreover, the couple has a son whose name is Jack Lion Hartzler.

The couple is living a happy life together with no signs of separation with shod and non-shod. They are having a good time overall. From 2000 to 2003, she was in a relationship with American singer-songwriter Ben Moody. From 2003 to 2004, she was in a relationship with singer Shaun Morgan.

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Caption: Amy Lee with her husband, Josh Hartzler (Source: Married Biography)

This singer has not been involved in any significant controversies throughout her career. She has maintained a relatively private and low-key personal life, focusing primarily on her music and artistic endeavours.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Amy Lee attending an award function (Source: Glamour UK)

Lee stands 5 feet 3.5 inches tall and weighs around 52 kg. Moreover, she has light green eyes with black hair color, and her body measurement measure 36-28-37 inches. In addition, she wears a bra size of 34 B, a dress size of 12 US, and a shoe size of 7 US.

Amy Lee – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@amylee’ there are over 1.3 million. Likewise, there are over 795.2k followers on her Twitter page ‘@AmyLeeEV’ and over 3.7 million followers on her Facebook. She has a self-titled YouTuube channel and usually posts music videos. There are over 433k followers on her YouTube channel at the moment.

 

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