Jordan Moyes Biography
From Phoenix, Arizona, Jordan Moyes is an American singer who is best known as a contestant on season 18 of American Idol.
Jordan Moyes Age
Moyes is 25 years old as of 2020. We will provide his exact date of birth when it is available.
Jordan Moyes Mother
Moyes’ mother was a big fan of American Idol. When he was 9 years old, his mother would tell him that she would want him to audition for the show but that is if he wanted to.
His mother suddenly died in June 2018 from a pulmonary embolism. “She was alone in her room and was unable to receive help soon enough to revive her. So it was entirely unexpected and just kind of a shock,” Moyes said.
Jordan Moyes Education
Moyes went to Utah Valley University, where he studied marketing. He, however, took a break from school in order to put more effort into his music. He still plans to return and finish.
Jordan Moyes Music
Moyes loved doing music since he was a young boy. He began taking music seriously after the death of his mother who was his greatest supporter.
“That was kind of the big wake-up call. When she passed away, I feel like my priorities, in general, were just reevaluated quite a bit. I felt like I had a need to suddenly do more of what I love and pursue it more fully.”
Moyes started to sing more, wrote more music and released his first EP. He also made a tribute song for his mother called “Not That Far Away.” Moyes also started doing shows around Arizona, Utah, and California. He is now based in Provo.
Jordan Moyes American Idol
Moyes’ American Idol audition will be airing tomorrow Sunday, March 15. He says Utah singer, Ashley Hess who is a friend of his and who made it to the show’s top 14 in 2019, pushed him to go for it.
“She pushed me to kind of go for it. And watching her experience on the show last season and how it changed her life and jumpstarted her career has certainly been inspiring for me, and I think it was exactly what I needed to kind of get over that edge and pursue it,” Moyes said.