Meggie Iyer (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height

Meggie Iyer Biography

Meggie Iyer is a singer-songwriter and a college student from Carmel, Indiana. She is widely recognized for competing in ABC’s singing reality competition show, “American Idol” season 22. Iyer completed her high school at Carmel High School, and currently, she is a college student at Indiana University. Moreover, she emerged as the winner of“Carmel Idol,” a local singing competition held in Carmel. For three years, Iyer was a singer at Carmel Christkindlmarkt, Inc.

Meggie Iyer Age | Birthday

Born on December 3, 2004, Iyer is 19 years old as of February 2024. She celebrates her birthday on the 3rd of December every year.

Meggie Iyer Parents

Iyer was born in Carmel, Indiana to her parents; Meenakshy Iyer (father) and Laura Narayan (mother). She is most likely from a Tamil family, meaning she holds Indian heritage.

Meggie Iyer
Meggie Iyer’s Photo (Credit: American Idol season 22)

Meggie Iyer Ethnicity

When it comes to her ethnicity, Iyer holds Indian heritage/roots. Iyer’s father

Meggie Iyer Height

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


Meggie Iyer went to Carmel High School. Currently, she is a college student at Indiana University-Kelley School of Business, where she is pursuing degrees in finance and accounting. Iyer is an aspiring Investment Banker. She was a summer intern at Bank America in 2022.

Meggie Iyer Sorority

Iyer is a member of the sorority Kappa Delta.

Meggie Iyer American Idol | Audition

Iyer is a contestant in “American Idol” season 22 on ABC. She is a singer-songwriter and college student from Carmel, Indiana. She attends Indiana University. Iyer won “Carmel Idol,” her hometown’s version of American Idol. Additionally, she was a singer at Carmel Christkindlmarkt, Inc. for three years and two months (Nov 2019 to Dec 2022).

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

For her audition performance in the “American Idol” season 22, Iyer sang a rendition of “I Can’t Make You Love Me” by Bonnie Raitt. Her impressive performance saw the judges give her a standing ovation and a golden ticket to Hollywood Week.

American Idol Season 22 Contestants

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

Meggie Iyer Instagram

Meggie Iyer’s Instagram handle is @meggieiyer, with over 3,900 followers as of February 19, 2024.