Amara Valerio Biography

Amara Valerio is one strong girl who shared her story on the stage of American Idol and got praised from all over the country. The craze for the singing show American Idol will never get outdated no matter how important and entertaining shows are being telecasted on television. This time, the show is featuring another highlighting candidate named Amara Valerio.

She is getting so much limelight that the school is highlighting her and giving her tribute for everything she has done so far. She is a third-year student from Yonkers, New York, and is being highlighted by the website of the college. This week, the candidates were competing together to impress the judges and earn the golden ticket. Guess What, Amara did it well and she earned the ticket to the next round!

Early Life

Amara Valerio was born in 2002 and is based in Yonkers, New York, United States. She went to Yonkers Montessori Academy (2006 to 2020) and during the time of her studies, she was part of various social activities and nationalities including National Hispanic Merit Finalist, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Student Government, Band, Newspaper, etc. in 2020, she went to Cornell University to earn another degree in Bachelor of Arts, American Studies. She is about to become a graduate student at Cornell University in 2024.

Amara Valerio Career

Amara leaves no chance to earn experience and she began working professionally side by side to earn her educational degree. From June 2021 to August 2021, she interned at Cornell Defender Program. From May 2022 to August 2022, she interned at Bain and Company, based in New York, United States. Before this internship, she worked for one year and nine months for ”La Asociación Latina”. Since September 2017, she has been tutoring students as a freelance tutor.

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Since October 2022, she is being interned with Capital One for a Human Resource National Program. Her internship is based in McLean, Virginia, United States. Amara who turned out to be 21 this year, participated in the Yonkers Junior Idol crown in 2014 and eventually won the competition. She made it up to the top five contestants in Westchester (N.Y.) Teen Idol competition and the following year, she participated in the 2019 Yorkers Idol competition and became one of the three finalists.

American Idol 2023 Audition

During her auditions, Amara shared the story of the incident at her college at the 2019 Yonkers Montessori Academy graduation ceremony. She was about to sing the national anthem during the ceremony (but she was a junior at that time) and a senior grabbed her mic and stated that she had the right to sing the anthem because she was the senior. Amara said she missed her chance to sing the anthem and during the graduation ceremony at her time, the pandemic hit and she lost another chance to sing in from of the whole audience.

Amara shared the story on TikTok where she grabbed nearly 1.7 million views and the story was also highlighted by the New York Post, promoting the series of TikTok by other students and Amara too. About the choice of the song, she sang in the auditions, she said that the song suits her personality and it constitutes the music that she likes very well to sing.

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Amara Valerio Biography

Real Name Amara Valerio
Birth Date 5 March 2002
Age (as of 2023) 21 Years
Birth Place Yonkers, New York, U.S.
Profession Singer
College Cornell University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Light Brown


Sister Leyla Valerio

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No

Personal Life

Amara Valerio is available on Instagram with the handle name – amaravalerio. She posted a series of three pictures on her Instagram with a boy on 27th February 2023, with the caption Bahamas. In one of her pictures, she was having a hug with a boy (while joining cheek to cheek) and we doubt if he is her boyfriend. With the same boy, she posted another series of photos on 18th July 2022, including pictures of flowers, a dinner date, water animals, a car, and the man holding the stereo, etc.

Social Media

Amara is available on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and her Facebook Fan Page. She has got grace in her beauty and magic in her voice. She is fond of hanging out with friends and family as evident from her Instagram profile. On 9th July 2022, she updated her Facebook cover pictures while posing with a boy (the same boy she posed with on her Instagram profile). Despite this, she has lots of other pictures with the same boy on her Facebook profile. At the moment, we are unable to grab the details about the boy, but it seems that the boy has a special place in her life.

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Amara Valerio Net Worth

Amara Valerio is surely earning well in her life. She is being interned at various places and is also doing freelance tutoring. She is a singer by heart and has managed to have a few performances on her YouTube channel. Amara is just 21 years old and is yet to complete her education in 2024. We wish her “all the best” for her future and performances to come in American Idol 2023.

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