Emmy Russell (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Audition

Emmy Russell Biography

Emmy Rose Russell is a singer-songwriter from Kingston, TN. She is widely recognized for competing in “American Idol” season 22 on ABC. Russell is the granddaughter of the country music legend Loretta Lynn and niece to country music icon Crystal Gayle. Moreover, she was nominated for the  CMT Music Awards Performance of the Year in 2023 for her performance of “Lay Me Down” with Lukas Nelson.

Emmy Russell Age | Birthday

Born on January 22, 1998, Russell is 25 years old as of February 2024. She celebrates her birthday on the 22nd of January every year.

Emmy Russell  Parents

Russell is the daughter of Patsy Lynn Russell (mother) and Phillip J. Russell (father). Her mom, Patsy Lynn Russell is one of Loretta Lynn’s twin daughters. Russell is the granddaughter of Lynn Loretta, a country music legend who passed away in October 2022, at the age of 90. She is also the niece of country music icon Crystal Gayle. Emmy’s dad is the owner/installer at The Nashville Tile Group Moreover, Russell has five siblings; three brothers and two sisters. Her brothers are David, Philip David, and half-brother Anthony Brutto. Her sisters are Melody and Jennafer Russell.

Emmy Russell
Emmy Russell

Emmy Russell Grandmother

Russell is the granddaughter of the late country singer, Loretta Lynn. Her grandmother died on October 4, 2022, at the age of 90. Emmy’s grandmother, Loretta Lynn was

Emmy Russell Height

Russell stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 4 inches (approximately).

Emmy Russell Education

Details about where Russell went to high school and attended college are currently under review.

Emmy Russell Songs

Russell made her Grand Ole Opry debut in April 2023, with a song called “Memaw’s Guitar.” She also paid tribute to her late grandmother by performing at her public memorial service, Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration Of The Life & Music of Loretta Lynn, which aired on CMT. Russell teamed up with Willie Nelson’s son, Lukas Nelson, to deliver a memorable rendition of “Lay Me Down,” the first song Loretta and Willie ever recorded together.

Emmy Russell American Idol | Audition

Russell is a contestant in ABC’s singing reality competition show, “American Idol” season 22. She is a singer-songwriter from Kingston, Tennessee.  Russell is the granddaughter of the late country music legend Loretta Lynn (grandmother). She is also the niece of country singer Crystal Gayle (aunt).

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

For her audition performance, Russell sang “Granted,” a song she co-wrote with Chris Rafetto and Kenny Foster.

American Idol Season 22 Contestants

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

  • Elleigh Francom
  • Abi Carter
  • Julia Gagnon
  • Athena Jettt
  • 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

Emmy Russell Net worth

Russell has an estimated net worth that ranges between $100K and $400K. She is a singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN. Russell is a contestant in “American Idol” season 22 on ABC.

Instagram

Emmy Russell’s Instagram handle is @emmyroserussell, with 19.4K followers as of February 25, 2024.