Kimmy Gabriela (American Idol) Bio, Age, Dad, Music, Ethnicity, Instagram
Kimmy Gabriela Biography
From Lakeland, Florida, Kimmy Gabriela is an American singer who is a contestant on season 18 of American Idol.
She is a senior at George Jenkins High School.
Kimmy Gabriela Age
Gabriela is 17 years old as of 2020.
Kimmy Gabriela Dad
Gabriela’s parents are Gabino and Ingrid Amparo. Her dad was a musician and he met Gabriela’s mother in one of his shows. She says that she is inspired by her dad and that he taught her everything that she knows.
” He taught me everything he knows. He told me all of his stories, all of his experiences, not just with singing, but how to deal with the industry, how to be with people in general;” adding that her father “really made me feel a part of his journey.”
Kimmy Gabriela Ethnicity
Gabriela is of mixed ethnicity. She is half Dominican and half Venezuelan.
Kimmy Gabriela Music
Gabriela began singing at the age of five years. She would sing at church and even at school, with her father as her mentor on her musical journey.
She has been doing song covers and posting them on her Instagram account. Gabriela also played the lead in several musicals at the school, including Lin Manuel-Miranda’s “Into The Heights.”
Gabriela also wrote a song entitled, “Before You Go,” for her best friend which she shared on Instagram in November 2019. The caption read; “I wrote this song a couple of months ago for my best friend, she’s in the military now, and I was missing her a little extra today so I figured I would share her song with you guys.”
Kimmy Gabriela American idol
During her American Idol audition, Gabriela sang “Let’s Hurt Tonight” and had the judges rooting for her. They called her a top 10 material. “From the first note, I was like yep.” Judge Luke Bryan said while Lionel Richie wrote down “star” in his notes during her audition.
Kimmy Gabriela Hollywood Round
During the Hollywood Round, Gabriela was shown in the “Pop” category of the Genre Challenge, alongside Margie Mays and Nick Merico. She sang “Say Something” by A Great Big World, ft. Christina Aguilera and was told that she had advanced.
For the duet, Gabriela was paired with Elyjuh Rene called “Kimlyjuh” and they sang Stay by Rihanna, ft. Mikky Ekko. Both of them advanced.
During her solo performance, she sang “I’m Here” by Cynthia Erivo. Gabriela was placed in the same deliberation room as Jonny West, Arthur Gunn, Sophia Wackerman, Franklin Boone, Makayla Phillips, as well as Francisco Martin, DeWayne Crocker Jr., Cyniah Elise, and Lauren Mascitti. Everyone in the room advanced.
Kimmy Gabriela Hawaii Round
During the Hawaii round, Gabriela “You Don’t Do It For Me Anymore” by Demi Lovato and advanced to the top 20.