Amy Lee is an American singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. She provided vocals on Seether’s hit single “Broken”, which reached number twenty on Billboard Hot 100. Her soundtrack album titled ‘Aftermath’, released in 2014 reached number 47 on Billboard 200. Her musical style has been largely influenced by Mozart and modern artists such as Bjork, Plumb, and Tony Amos. She has worked with artists like Korn, Seether, and David Hodges and has scored the soundtrack for films War Story (2014), Indigo Grey: The Passage (2015), and Voice from the Stone (2017).
Amy Lee Biography
Amy Lynn Lee
Amy, Queen of Rock
Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Pianist
Amy Lee was born on December 13, 1981, in Riverside, California, USA.
She’s currently 40 years old.
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Amy Lee graduated from Pulaski Academy, a private school in Little Rock, in 2000.
After which, she was admitted to a music theory course at the Middle Tennessee State University, but dropped out in the middle to focus on her music career.
- Father – John Lee (DJ and TV Personality)
- Mother – Sara Cargill
- Siblings – Robby Lee (Brother), Carrie Lee (Sister), Lori Lee (Sister), Bonnie Lee (Younger Sister) (Died)
Amy Lee Husband
Amy Lee married her long-time friend Josh Hartzler, who is a therapist, on May 6, 2007. The couple welcomed their first child, Jack Lion Hartzler, on July 24, 2014.
Lee was previously in a relationship with the lead singer Shaun Morgan from the band Seether from 2003 to 2005.
- In feet – 5 feet 3.5 inches
- In centimeters – 161 cm
- In meters – 1.61 m
- Measurements – 36-27-37
- Bust – 36 inches
- Waist – 27 inches
- Hip – 37 icnhes
- Bra Size -34C
She sometimes wears Green contacts.
She has dyed her hair black.
She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 8 (US).
- Her long, jet-black hair
- Her powerful Mezzo-Soprano vocals
- Stunning blue eyes
Embarking on a solo career, Amy Lee released her debut studio album titled ‘Dream Too Much’ on September 30, 2016, under her own label Amy Lee Music. Lee has released one studio album, one extended play, one soundtrack album, four singles, two promotional singles, eight music videos, and composed four film scores.
Her rock band Evanescence released their first album, ‘Fallen’, on March 4, 2003. The album was successful and reached no. 3 on the US Billboard 200 and also topped the music charts in several countries like Australia, Canada, Germany, and the United Kingdom. It sold more than 17 million copies worldwide as well as received many Platinum and Gold certifications.
The band, so far, has released four studio albums, one live album, one compilation album, one demo album, three extended plays, 13 singles, six promotional singles, and 13 music videos.
Vocals, piano, harp
Epic, Wind-up Records, EMI
In 2003, Amy guest appeared with her band Evanescence in an episode of the music documentary Real Magic TV as herself.
Being the lead vocalist of her rock band Evanescence.
She is best known for albums, ‘Fallen’ and ‘The Open Door’, which were released by her band.
- Artists – Michael Jackson, Nirvana, Tori Amos, Björk, NIN (Trent Reznor), Coldplay
- Video Game – Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- TV Show – Adventure Time
Amy Lee Net Worth
As of 2023, Amy Lee has a net worth of $12 million.
Amy Lee Facts
She is named after the 70s song ‘Amie’.
She learned classical piano for over nine years at a young age.
Lee has a recognizable fashion style, marked by her occasional use of gothic make-up and taste for Victorian-styled clothing.
Amy received five nominations at the 2004 Grammys, winning two – the Best New Artist & Best Hard Rock Performance for the song ‘Bring Me To Life’.
In 2006, Blender listed Lee as one of the hottest women in rock alongside such singers as Joan Jett, Courtney Love, and Liz Phair.
In 2007, she was named the ‘Sexiest Female’ at the ‘Kerrang! Awards’ show held in the U.K.
She was voted The Rock Goddess of the Year at the 2012 Loudwire Music Awards. That same year, she also won the Revolver Golden Gods Award for the Best Vocalist.
In 2013, Lee ranked first in NME.com’s “Hottest Women in Music” award.
Lee revealed that the song ‘Hello’ from the album ‘Fallen’ was a tribute to her sister who died of an unidentified disease when she was only three. She is emotionally connected to the track and she never performs it at live concerts.
In 2017, Amy Lee won the Parents’ Choice Award for Silver Honor in Music for the album “Dream Too Much” and Hollywood Music in Media Awards for her work “Speak To Me”.