Learn About American Idol 2022 Contestant Leah Marlene Dating, Boyfriend & Gay Rumors

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Leah Marlene is a singer and songwriter best known for her appearance on Season 20 of 'American Idol.'
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Leah Marlene is a talented singer and songwriter from Canada who began her television career with Season 20 of American Idol. A singing reality show that premiered on ABC on April 4, 2022, with Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie serving as judges for this competition. She has remained a draw to this show since her audition, and each performance becomes better and better.

Since her first performance with the judges in Nashville, Leah Marlene has wowed American Idol viewers. Leah Marlene will now compete for the title against HunterGirl and Noah Thompson in The Finale of ABC's singing competition 'American Idol,' which will premiere next weekend on May 22, 2022. 

Leah Marlene Wiki, Age, Parents

On June 25, 2001, Leah Marlene was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Leah is 20 years as of 2022. Leah's nationality is Canadian-American. When she was ten years old, her family moved to Normal, Illinois. Marlene is from a musical household. Her father, Derry Grehan, is the principal guitarist and lyricist for Honeymoon Suite, a Canadian band. Deanna Grehan, Marlene's mother, has also hugely supported her musical pursuits. Shea Grehan is her only sibling who is a photographer by profession.

She attended Normal Community High School in her hometown for her education before enrolling at Belmont University to get a Bachelor of Science degree. Similarly, Leah has a distinct, appealing voice and a songwriting style that incorporates pop, soul,  Americana, and other influences. Marlene's success can be linked back to her beginnings in Central Illinois. She began performing as a child in uptown Normal and refined her skills at festivals such as the Sugar Creek Arts Festival and the Sweet Corn Circus.

Leah Marlene Advances To The Finale

Marlene auditioned for the 20th season of American Idol, which aired on February 27, 2022, with two songs: a cover of One Direction's Steal My Girl and an original song she created with her friends Wisher to the Well. Her excellent performance earned her a golden ticket to the next competition stage. On season 20 of American Idol, Marlene made it to the Top 24 contestants. She advanced to the Top 24 after singing Larkin Poe's "She's a Self Made Man" during the Showstopper round. She confirmed her place in the top three contenders of American Idol 2022 in a recent show of top five contestants and will now compete against Noah and HunterGirl for The FInale.

Leah sang Journey's "Separate Ways" and "I'll Stand By You," which was covered by previous "Idol" winner Carrie Underwood. She was one of three contestants selected by the public to compete in the final round.

Fritz Hagen, Christian Guardino, Nicolina Bozzo, and Jay Copeland were all strong contenders for Leah's spot in the finale, but the odds were in her favor. Leah Marlene is already looking forward o the finale. "It's just a celebration, I think, for all of us to do the things we love to do the most and sing the songs that feel the most like us and just have a good time," Leah Marlene said.

Also ReadAmerican Idol 2022 Contestant Hunter Girl: Wiki, Age, Real Name And Net Worth

Is Leah Marlene Gay?

Leah Marlene, an American Idol 2022 contestant, has not revealed her sexuality because she focuses on her music career and the ongoing battle for the idol. Leah's greatest wish is for her music to meet people where they are and help them experience whatever emotions they are experiencing.

Is Leah Marlene Dating Anyone?

Leah Marlene has yet to reveal her boyfriend. Marlene has also not been linked to any other men. In light of this, we may conclude that Marlene is quite private regarding her personal life. She can be spotted on Instagram alongside Fritz Hager, an American Idol 2022 participant. On the other hand, Hager is only Marlene's duet partner because the two have maintained strong friendships.

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Leah Marlene's Brother From Another Mother (Source: IG)

There were rumors regarding Leah Marlene and Fritz Hager dating, although none of them confirmed it. However, Leah recently posted on her Instagram page that she regards Fritz Hager as nothing more than a sibling from another mother making it crystal clear for the viewers.

Also Read: What Happened To The American Idol Star Noah Thompson? Find Out His Wiki, Age, Girlfriend & Net Worth

Leah Marlene's Net Worth

Leah Marlene's networth is estimated to be around $85k to $100k. Her source of income comes from her singing and songwriting careers and appearances at local events and performances.

She has also released three albums and offers a wide range of live performances. Thanks to her talent, she has made a decent living at such a young age.

Leah Marlene In Social Media

One of her social media sites is her Instagram Instagram page, which has around 77k followers. She also has more than 5.2k and 23k followers on Twitter and Facebook. Besides that, Marlene also has her own YouTube channel with more than 5.1k subscribers.