Mandy Moore BiographyMandy Moore is an American pop singer, songwriter, and actress. If you have ever wanted to know everything about her, then continue to read this Mandy Moore biography.
Mandy Moore was born Amanda Leigh Moore on the 10th April 1984 in Nashua, New Hampshire. Her mother Stacey is a former newspaper reporter and her father Don is a pilot for American Airlines. Mandy has two brothers, Scott and Kyle. She was raised in Altamonte Springs, Florida, moving there shortly after her birth due to her father's job. She was raised in Catholic religion and attended Bishop Moore High School in Orlando, as well as Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs. As a teenager she came to fame in the year 2000, after the release of her teen-oriented pop albums
So Real,I Wanna Be with You, and Mandy Moore.
In 2002, Mandy entered the world of acting, when she landed a role in A Walk to Remember. She then later appeared in lead roles in other movies that were also aimed at teenage audiences. Mandy's
personal life has been much discussed in the media with her relationships with tennis player Andy Roddick and actors Wilmer Valderrama and Zach Braff.
The Mandy Moore biography developed when her interest in music grew after seeing the musical Oklahoma! Her maternal grandmother was her inspiration who encouraged her to perform. Mandy's public exposure occurred when she sang the national anthem at several Florida sporting events. This then brought the attention of the head of A&R at Epic Records after his friend, a FedEx employee, heard her singing at a recording studio. Mandy was immediately signed to a record deal with the label.
Many then went on to tour with the Backstreet Boys throughout 1999 and her first album So Real was released in December of that year and reached number thirty-one in the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart. Mandy was reviewed, at the time of the album's release, as being the latest in a series of heavily-marketed female singers described as pop princesses, similar to Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson, and Britney Spears.
Mandy Moore then went on to release I Wanna Be with You in May 2000, which was a reworked version of her debut album. The title track I Wanna Be with You featured on the soundtrack of the film Center State (2000).
In 2001 Mandy Moore then released the self-title album Mandy Moore. The album debuted at number thirty-five on the Billboard 200 and was later certified gold in the U.S. and sold 443,000 copies.
Mandy released her fourth album Coverage in October 2003. This album consisted of covers of 1970s and 1980s songs that influenced Mandy as a child. Coverage peaked at number fourteen on the
Billboard 200, which was her highest ranking to date. It was then that Sony's Epic Records dropped Mandy Moore after low sales of Coverage. However, the Mandy Moore biography continues.
In early 2006, Mandy Moore stated that she missed her music career and that singing was her passion. She went on to sign a deal with a new EMI Music-owned record company, The Firm, in July 2006. Her new album Wild Hope was released on 19th June 2007. Mandy stayed alone in a house in Woodstock in Upstate New York whilst recording the album in late 2006.
Mandy Moore has also undertaken many roles in acting, as well as being a Neutrogena spokeswoman, appearing in commercials and print ads for the product. She has also modeled for Penshoppe in the Philippines, Coach handbags in Japan, and was a spokesperson for the School and Youth Programs of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Some of the movies in which Mandy Moore has acted in include:
Magic Al and the Mind Factory The Princess Diaries A Walk to Remember How to Deal Chasing Liberty Saved Entourage American Dreamz Because I Said So Romance and Cigarettes, and many more
It has to be said in the Mandy Moore biography that her favorite musicians are Elton John, Switchfoot and Bette Midler. Bette Midler is also her favorite actress. Bette's film Beaches was Mandy's
favorite film when she was a teenager. Mandy also states that she does not know how to cook, but aims to take cooking classes.