Mandy Moore Ethnicity, Biography, Age, Height, Family, Facts

Mandy Moore
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Mandy Moore is a renowned American singer, songwriter, and actress, who shot to fame with her singles, “Candy” and  “I Wanna Be with You”, both made it to the US Billboard Hot 100. She released her debut studio album “So Real” in 1999, followed by her self-titled album in 2001, and then went on to release Coverage (2003), Wild Hope (2007), Amanda Leigh (2009), Silver Landings (2020), and In Real Life (2022). After attaining fame as a singer, this charming leggy lass forayed into acting and gained popularity after portraying Jamie Sullivan, in the romantic drama A Walk to Remember. Her acting credits include Chasing Liberty (2004), Because I Said So (2007), Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011), 47 Meters Down (2017), The Darkest Minds (2018), Midway (2019), This Is Us (2016- 2022). So, who is Mandy Moore? Here’s everything we know about the actress.

Mandy Moore Biography

Mandy Moore was born on the 10th of April 1984, in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States of America. She is currently 40 years old.

Birth NameAmanda Leigh Moore
NicknameMandy, Mandah
Date of BirthApril 10, 1984
Place of BirthNashua, New Hampshire, U.S.
Age40 years old
Sun SignAries
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Actress, Model, Fashion Designer
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseTaylor Goldsmith.
Net Worth$14 million


  • Father – Donald “Don” Moore (Pilot)
  • Mother – Stacy (née Friedman) (Former news reporter)
  • Siblings – Scott Moore (Older Brother), Kyle Moore (Younger Brother)


Moore belongs to the white ethnic community. She has Irish and Cherokee ancestry on her father’s side, while she is of half-English and half-Jewish descent on her mother’s side.


As a student, Many Moore often switched between different schools in Florida until she dropped out from her freshman year at the  Bishop Moore Catholic High School in Orlando to try her luck as a singer.

Before that, she attended Park Maitland School in Maitland, The Maile School in Winter Park, and the Lake Brantley High School in Florida.

Though she opts out of regular studies, she continues her education through homeschooling and correspondence.

Mandy Moore Husband and Kids

She started dating singer Ryan Adams in 2008 and eventually, they got engaged in February 2009 and married on 10th March 2009 in Savannah, Georgia. After living together for six years, Moore filed for divorce in January 2015 citing  “irreconcilable differences”.  Their divorce was finalized in June 2016.

Soon after filing for divorce from her ex-husband Adams, Mandy began dating Dawes frontman, Taylor Goldsmith. On September 23, 2017, she officially confirmed and celebrated their engagement with a party thrown by her friend Raina Penchansky. The couple married on November 18, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. She gave birth to her son, August Harrison Goldsmith in February 2021. Their second son, Oscar Bennett Goldsmith was born in October 2022.

Her past relationships include Greg Laswell, Adam Goldstein, Zach Braff, Andy Roddick, Villy Crawford, Brain McFayden, and Wilmer Valderrama.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 9¾ inches
Centimeters – 177 cm
Meters – 1.77 m
WeightKilograms – 61 kg
Pounds – 135 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements36-26-36
Body ShapeHourglass
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorLight Brown
Shoe Size10 (US) / 40.5 (EU)
Dress Size6 (US) / 38 (EU)

Professional Statistics

Singing Debut

Moore dropped her debut single, “Candy” on August 17, 1999, which was an instant hit. It debuted at number 88 on the Billboard Hot 100, before reaching a peak of number 41 on the chart.

She released her debut album, “So Real” on the 7th of December 1999, through Epic Records. The album peaked at no. 77 on the Billboard 200 and sold more than one million copies in the U.S. alone. Her second album, “I Wanna Be With You” was released on  May 9, 2000. The album was a commercial success, debuting and peaking at number 21 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. It went on to receive a Gold certification from the RIAA, for sales exceeding 500,000 copies in the U.S. alone

Since then, Many has released six studio albums, three compilation albums, two video albums, twelve singles, and thirteen music videos

Film Debut

During the Summer of 2001, Moore made her feature film debut, where she voiced a Girl Bear Cub in the comedy Dr. Dolittle 2, starring Eddie Murphy. Later that year, Moore co-starred with Anne Hathaway in the comedy The Princess Diaries.

Television Debut

In 2000, Mandy appeared in the third episode of season 1 of the TV series 2GE+HER: The Series in the episode titled “Bunny”.

Brand Endorsements

Proactiv, Neutrogena, Penshoppe, Sony Portable Music products, Got Milk?, Campbell’s Soups, and others.

Favorite Things

  • Films – Annie Hall (1977), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  • Perfume – Byredo – 1996, Gypsy Water, Accord Oud, Bal D’Afrique (for summers), Rodin Olio Lusso Perfume

Mandy Moore Facts

Mandy Moore’s passion for singing was inspired by watching the musical ‘Oklahoma!’ She has been influenced by various singers and artists such as Alanis Morissette, Blondie, Carole King, Debbie Gibson, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Madonna, Shania Twain, Tiffany, and Joni Mitchell.

She was just 15 when she released her debut single and studio album. Thereafter, the unstoppable charming beauty has released numerous albums, featured in films and television series, and also voiced in films.

Her eponymous album, Mandy Moore was a huge commercial hit and her best album ever. The album was accredited gold in the U.S. and multi-platinum in the Philippines.

Moore won the Young Hollywood Award in the category Superstar of Tomorrow – Female for the film ‘A Walk to Remember’ in 2002.

In 2005, Many launched her own fashion line called Mblem,  a brand of contemporary knitwear and cashmere. But, it was shut down in 2009.

Moore won the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media for the song ‘I See The Light’ in 2011.

Moore received a total of seven awards, including Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards (2000), MTV Movie & TV Awards (2002), MYX Music Awards (2002), Teen Choice Awards (2002, 2003), Young Hollywood Awards (2002, 2003), Ace Awards (2007).

She received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 25, 2019.

Her sixth album, Silver Landings, was released on March 6, 2020.

She released two singles from her seventh album, In Real Life, including the title track in early 2022, and the album was later released in May 2022.