Alyssa Raghu (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Songs, Net worth

Alyssa Raghu Biography

Alyssa Raghu, born Alyssa Maria Raghunandan, is an American singer-songwriter hailing from Orlando, FL, United States. She is widely known for competing in “American Idol” season 16 and “American Idol” season 22. Raghu was born in  Tucson, Arizona, and moved to Orlando, Florida when she was 6 months old.

Alyssa Raghu Age | Birthday

Raghu was born on March 2, 2002, making her 22 years old as of 2024. She celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of March each year.

Alyssa Raghu Parents

Raghu was born in Tucson, AZ to her parents; Hansraj Raghunandan (father) and Brenda Amillano (mother). Alyssa’s dad, Hansraj Raghunandan has Indian roots and his parents are from Guyana while her mom, Breanda Amillano is of Mexican descent.

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Alyssa Raghu Nationality and Ethnicity

Raghu holds mixed ethnicity with Guyanese/Indian and Mexican roots. She is American when it comes to her

Alyssa Raghu Height

Raghu stands at a height measurement of 5 feet 5 inches (approximately 1.65 meters)


Alyssa Raghu attended Lake Nona High School. While in high school, she portrayed Nina Rosario in the school production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights,” earning a nomination for an Applause Award.

Alyssa Raghu’s Songs

Raghu has released several original songs, including: “Best Part,” “Almost Is Never Enough,” and “Leave.” Her songs are available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube among other streaming platforms.

Alyssa Raghu American Idol

Raghu gained widespread recognition as a contestant on the sixteenth season of “American Idol.” Her talent and dedication propelled her to the Top 8, where she left an indelible mark on fans and judges alike.

Raghu returns in “American Idol” season 22 as a contestant. “American Idol” season 22 premiered on February 18, 2024, at 8 pm on ABC. The judges of the 22nd season of the singing competition show are Katy Perry, Luke Bryan,  and Lionel Richie, with Ryan Seacrest as the host.

Stay tuned to “American Idol” season 22 on ABC on Sundays from 8 pm to catch Alyssa’s audition performance.

American Idol Season 22 Contestants

The other contestants in American Idol season 22 on ABC include:

  • Elleigh Francom
  • Abi Carter
  • Emmy Russell
  • Julia Gagnon
  • Athena Jett
  • Brant McCollough
  • Mackenzie Sol
  • Hailey Mia
  • Jayna Elise Brown
  • Bradley Rittmann
  • Blake Proehl
  • Michael Rice
  • Meggie Iyer
  • Jennifer Jeffries
  • B. Richins
  • K-Blocks
  • Christine Umali
  • McKenna Breinholt
  • Mia Makana Matthews
  • Nyachomba “Nya” Muchai-Kinya
  • Ajii
  • Jack Blocker
  • Jordan Anthony
  • Kayko (with keyboard)
  • Odell Bunton, Jr.
  • Quintavious Johnson
  • Roman Collins
  • Triston Harper
  • Will Moseley

Alyssa Raghu Net Worth

Raghu has an estimated net worth that ranges between $200K and $500K. She is a singer-songwriter hailing from Orlando, FL. Raghu has already released original songs including “Best Part,” “Almost Is Never Enough,” and “Leave.” Her songs are available for streaming on Spotify, YouTube,  and Apple Music, among other streaming platforms.


Alyssa Raghu’s Instagram handle @alyssaraghu, with 103K followers as of February 2024.Channel Alyssa also has a YouTube Channel and a Facebook page.