McKenna Breinholt (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Mom, Mormon

McKenna Breinholt Biography and Wikipedia

McKenna Faith Breinholt is an esthetician and singer-songwriter from Gilbert, Arizona. She is widely recognized for competing in ABC’s reality singing competition show “American Idol” season 22. Breinholt was adopted at birth and she met her birth family for the first time in person during her “American Idol” audition. McKenna’s mom is the late Amy Rose Lopez, who was a singer associated with the band called “Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl.”

McKenna Breinholt Age | Birthday

Born on August 21, 1998, Breinholt is 25 years old as of February 2024. She celebrates her birthday on the 21st of August every year.

McKenna Breinholt Parents

Breinholt was adopted at birth. Her adoptive mother is Lisa Kindred Breinholt, and her adoptive father is  Garin L. Breinholt. McKenna’s adoptive father is the Vice President at Forever Living. She has two brothers: Cameron Breinholt and Caden Breinholt. McKenna’s biological/birth mom is the late Amy Rose Lopez, who sang with the band “Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl.” Until the age of 21, Breinholt had no knowledge of or contact with her birth family. It is then that she discovered her biological/birth mom’s identity as Amy Rose Lopez.

McKenna Breinholt
McKenna Breinholt

McKenna Breinholt Birth Family, Mom

Breinholt encountered her birth family during her audition for “American Idol” season 22 on ABC. At the age of 21, she discovered that her birth mother was the late Amy Rose Lopez, a singer associated with the band “Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl.” During her “American Idol” audition, Breinholt had a poignant reunion with her birth grandmother, Ranelle. The emotional encounter left both her grandmother and other family members visibly moved by the long-awaited connection. Other birth family members that Breinholt met during her audition are her uncle Matthew Lopez and aunties Lindy and Katie.

McKenna Breinholt Height

Breinholt stands at a height measurement of  5 feet and 7 inches (approximately).

McKenna Breinholt Mormon

Breinholt is a member of  the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS).

McKenna Breinholt Songs

Breinholt boasts of several original songs to her name. Her songs include “I Wanted You,” “Shooting Stars,” “Good Kind of Trouble,” and “Save Me.” You can listen to her songs on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, or Deezer.

McKenna Breinholt American Idol | Auditions

Breinholt is a contestant in “American Idol” season 22 on ABC. She is an esthetician and singer-songwriter from Gilbert, Arizona.

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

During her audition for “American Idol” season 22, Breinholt delivered a heartfelt rendition of “There Was Jesus” by Zach Williams & Dolly Parton. The judges were thoroughly impressed by her performance. However, her audition was an emotional encounter that left a lasting impact on her.

For the very first time, Breinholt met her birth family during her audition. Having been adopted at birth, this reunion held immense significance for her. She was thrilled to meet her birth grandma, Ranelle, her uncle, Matt Lopez, and her aunties, Lindy and Katie, in person. The shared musical background within her birth family resonated deeply with her. Notably, her late mother, Amy Rose Lopez, was a singer.

Breinholt earned a golden ticket to Hollywood Week after her impressive audition performance.

American Idol Season 22 Contestants

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

McKenna Breinholt Net worth

Breinholt has an estimated net worth that ranges between $200K and $400K. She is an esthetician and singer-songwriter. Breinholt has released several original songs that are available for streaming on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, and Deezer. Moreover, she is a contestant in “American Idol” season 22.


McKenna Breinholt’s Instagram handle is @mckennafaithbreinholt, with over 19.8K followers as of February 19, 2024.