"The barrier of deafness is not the ear, but the mind."
Mandy Harvey has proven this quote to be more authentic than ever. She is a known American Jazz singer, a songwriter who rose to fame after her appearance in America’s Got Talent in 2017. She basically shook the judges and audiences by hitting the right notes while singing despite her deafness.
Mandy Harvey Biography, Family
Mandy was born as Amanda Lynn Harvey on 2 January 1988 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was raised in St.Cloud, Florida alongside her three siblings. Now of age 31, Mandy stands at an average height.
She had hearing problems from a young age and even underwent several surgeries to treat them. After moving to Colorado for her education, she joined the Longmont High School, where she was praised for her beautiful singing by her peers and teachers.
Knowing she wanted to sing for the rest of her life, Mandy joined Colorado State University taking a vocal major in 2006. Being the single 1 out of 15 students to be accepted there gave a great sense of pride to Mandy and her family.
TV shows / Net Worth
Mandy was sure of her dreams as a vocalist until something shattered it. She was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, where she would gradually start to lose her hearing due to the result of the disorder in the connective tissues.
With a heavy heart, Mandy dropped out of the University and joined American Sign Language classes. She had no hope in music or life, but she slowly started realizing that she wasn’t completely disconnected from the music. Mandy not only tried to work her way to feeling the musical instruments and learning from it but also encouraged other deaf people to keep hope in life.
Mandy soon became more positive and hardworking. With the help of her family members and friends, she released her Jazz album, Smile. She then appeared in one of the top TV shows, America’s Got Talent in 2017, which changed her life completely. People who were moved by her passion for music reached out to her. Receiving love from fans worldwide, she released several albums and kept herself in the top spot.
Mandy Harvey sings with passion on her concert at Green Valley, Arizona on 17 January 2019 (Photo: Mandy Harvey's Instagram)
Mandy also published the memoir, Sensing the Rhythm: Finding My Voice in a World Without Sound with co-author Mark Atteberry. Moreover, she is an ambassador for 'No Barriers USA' and 'Invisible Disabilities Association.' With her successful career, Mandy has managed to garner a net worth of $1 million.
Mandy Harvey Married Or Dating
Everyone deserves to be loved and cherished in life. Mandy also found the man of her dreams long before she even stepped her foot in AGT. She wore a ring on her ring finger the whole time she was on the show.
Even though details on her husband or her dating life before marriage is unknown, fans speculate that her husband might be a guy named Travis. Travis once appeared in one of Mandy's learning sign language video. The fans respect her privacy and wish her a blissful married life with Travis.