Emma Murdock on American Idol Season 22: Bio, Age, Parents, Height

Emma Murdock Biography

Emma Murdock is an 18-year-old singer-songwriter hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is a contestant in “America Idol” season 22 on ABC. Murdock began releasing original music at age 15 with her song “Insecure.” Since then, she has dropped three more songs: “Love is Christmas,” “Maple Tree” (2022), and “Waiting Room” (2023). She is currently a student at Berklee College of Music.

Emma Murdock Age | Birthday

Born on December 2, 2005, Murdock is currently 18 years old (age as of March 2024). She celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of December each year.

Emma Murdock Parents

The “American Idol” season 22 contestant, Emma was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to her parents; Elizabeth Pike Murdock (mother) and Rick Murdock (father). Her dad, Rick Murdock hails from Delta, Utah and currently works at RC Willey, according to his Facebook profile. Emma’s parents can also sing. Moreover, Murdock has a brother named Isaac Murdock, who also can sing.

Emma Murdock
Emma Murdock

Emma Murdock Height

Murdock stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 3 inches (approximately).

Emma Murdock Education

The American Idol season 22 contestant, Emma is a graduate of Olympus High School and currently a freshman at Berklee College of Music. Her dedication to learning and honing her craft is commendable.

Emma Murdock Music

Emma has a strong background in musical theater and she has already released her own music. Notably, she was chosen by My Broadway Dreams for a New York City showcase, where she performed Sara Bareilles’ “She Used to Be Mine.” Emma began releasing original music at age 15 with her song “Insecure.” Since then, she has dropped three more songs: “Love is Christmas,” “Maple Tree” (2022), and “Waiting Room” (2023).

Emma Murdock American Idol

Emma announced her “American Idol” season 22 audition in late December on Instagram, sharing a series of photos from that pivotal moment. Her audition performance will air on Sunday March 24, 2024 on ABC.  Emma will be in the last set of contestants whose audition performances will be shown on Sunday closing the last episode for auditions.

“American Idol” season 22 premiered on February 18, 2024, at 8 pm. The judges of the 22nd season of “American Idol” are Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and Katy Perry, with Ryan Seacrest.

Stay tuned on ABC on Sunday, March 24, 2024, from 8 pm to catch Murdock’s audition performance. The Salt Lake City native is said to have won a golden ticket to Hollywood Week.

American Idol Season 22 Contestants

The contestants of “American Idol” season 22 include;  Justice Murphy, Kayko, Alto Moon, Sophia Ava Marie, Ajii, Christine Umali, Brant McCollough, Alyssa Raghu, Hailey Mia, Bradley Rittmann, Cate Gartner, K. WitDaVoice, Mackenzie Sol, Will Moseley, K-Blocks, Ziggy Krassenberg, Laela Dasher, Max Dasher, Isaiah Case, Ty’Esha Lashay, Dawson Slade Mitchell, Scarlett Lee, Emmy Russell, Nars Taylor, Julian Cross, Anna Grace, Jaxon Wayne Boardman, Jordan Anthony, Mikayla Paige Ochs, Ava Nicole Frances, Kennedy Reid, Kenny Holland, Jayna Elise Brown, McKenna Breinholt, Quintavious Johnson, Victoria Johnson, Nick Connors, Hayley Rashel, Reagan Mills, Hunter Behrman, Emery Robbins, Ricky Moyer, Michael Rice, Triston Harper, Micaela McCall, Roman Collins, Blake Proehl, Nyachomba “Nya” Muchai-Kinya, Jennifer Jeffries, Jack Blocker, B. Richins, Julia Gagnon, Odell Bunton Jr., and Abi Carter.


Emma Murdock’s Instagram handle is @emmajmurdock, with over 2,500 followers as of March 2024. She does not seem to have a Facebook account.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Emma Murdock

1. Age

How old is Emma Murdock?

  • Emma Murdock is 18 years old. She was born on December 2, 2005.

2. Parents

Who are Emma Murdock’s parents?

  • Emma’s parents are:
    • Rick Murdock (father):
      • Works at RC Willey since December 1, 2017
      • From Delta, Utah, residing in Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Elizabeth Pike Murdock (mother)

3. Height

How tall is Emma Murdock?

  • Emma stands at approximately 5 feet and 3 inches.