Kennedy Reid (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Job, Audition

Kennedy Reid Biography

Kennedy Reid is a mortician and singer-songwriter from New Albany, Indiana. She is widely recognized for competing in ABC’s singing reality competition show, “American Idol” season 22. Reid is currently working as the funeral director and embalmer at Spring Valley Funeral Home. Born in Albany, Indiana, and raised in Sellersburg, Indiana, the singer currently resides in West Plains, Kentucky.

Kennedy Reid Age | Birthday

Born on July 17, 2000, Reid is 23 years old as of February 2024. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of July every year.

Kennedy Reid Parents

Reid was born in New Albany, Indiana, and raised in Sellersburg, Indiana to her parents;  Jennifer Lee Taylor (mother) and her father. She has a stepfather named Brandon Taylor. Reid’s mom, Jennifer Lee Taylor is a registered nurse currently working as Nurse Case Manager, as per her Facebook profile. On the other hand, Kennedy’s stepdad, Brandon Taylor is a Full Time Load Planning Admin at UPS. Reid is the first-born of the six children in her family. She has five younger siblings.

Kennedy Reid
Kennedy Reid

Kennedy Reid Height

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

Kennedy Reid College

Reid went to Silver Creek High School. After high school, she attended a mortuary college to become a funeral director and embalmer.

Job

Kennedy Reid is a mortician. Currently, she is working as the funeral director and embalmer at Spring Valley Funeral Home. Additionally, Reid is a singer-songwriter. She started singing in public as a teenager, and now she is a regular performer and emcee at the Grand Ole Country Music Show in West Point, Kentucky.

Kennedy Reid American Idol | Audition

Reid is a contestant in the ABC singing reality competition show, “American Idol” season 22. She is a mortician and singer-songwriter from New Albany, Indiana.

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

During her audition for the “American Idol” season 22, Reid sang a rendition of Ike & Tina Turner’s “River Deep – Mountain High.” She was accompanied by her good friend Jean Ann, whom she had known for one year, and had met at a John Conlee concert.

Reid’s audition performance impressed the judges enough to earn a golden ticket to Hollywood for the next round of competition.

American Idol Season 22 Contestants

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

Kennedy Reid Net worth

Reid has an estimated net worth that ranges between $250K and $450K. She works as a mortician. Currently, Reid is the funeral director and embalmer at Spring Valley Funeral Home. Additionally, the New Albany, Indiana native is also a singer-songwriter and she is competing in “American Idol” season 22 on ABC.

Instagram

Kennedy Reid’s Instagram handle is @kennedyreidmusic, with over 2,700 followers as of February 19, 2024.