Where is Jessica Sanchez Now? | Net worth, Relationships and More about the AGT Star

Jessica Sanchez participated in the first season of Americas Got Talent in 2006. At the young age of 10 years old, Jessica was unfortunately unable to make it past the semifinals despite getting a second chance via wildcard. Today at age 28, she has amassed a net worth of 2 Million USD. This is thanks to her appearances in hit TV show ‘Glee’ and other accomplishments which include several musical performances and an album release. What is she up to now? Here are a few facts.

Biography & Early Life

Born of Filipino and Mexican descent, Jessica is the oldest of 3 siblings. Being a singer was something she had a passion for since her early years when she took it upon herself to sing at family parties. Her first ever public performance was at the tiny age of 10, where she performed Aretha Franklin ‘s Respect on Showtown at the Apollo. This would be the first standing ovation of many that she would receive.

Known asJessica Sanchez
Real nameJessica Elizabeth Sanchez
BirthdayAugust 4th 1995
BirthplaceChula Vista, California
Height5′ 1”
Weight121 lbs
ReligionRoman Catholic
EthnicityMexican and Filipino
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Actress, Model

Family and Relationships

After a year long relationhip with DeAndre Brackensick  that ended in 2013, Sanchez is now married to fellow actor, Rickie Gallardo since 2023

FatherGilbert Sanchez
MotherEditha Sanchez
Spouse/ Boyfriend/ GirlfriendRickie Gallardo
SiblingsShe has two younger brothers

What happened to Jessica Sanchez in AGT?

In 2006, at the tender age of 11, Jessica competed on the first season of NBC‘s talent show competition America’s Got Talent in which she became a wildcard act but ultimately did not qualify for the grand finals. After being eliminated from an untelevized performance, for her audition and semifinal, she returned as a wildcard and debuted on the show with her rendition of Celine Dion’s ‘I Surrender’. This performance earned her three resounding ‘ticks’ from the judges but unfortunately, she was unable to secure enough votes, thus eliminating her from the show once again

What’s Jessica doing now?

At present, Jessica has switched her focus to songwriting while focussing on creating a message. This includes ideas and awareness on Asian-American hate crimes. Her song ‘Us’ conveys a strong message on discrimination in the US against Asians in a positive way. She subsequently released another single ‘Baddie’ that focusses on women empowerment.

She has also branched out into acting, having made an appearance in fox’s ‘Glee’. She has been cast in an independant feature film starring as a Fillipino nurse during the covid 19 pandemic that sings to patients to heal them.

Her free time see’s her utilinsig social media to engage with her fans by taking on song requests that showcase her talented musical prowess

Jessica Sanchez net worth

Given her early start on AGT and subsequent fame garnered from American Idol, Sanchez is currently worth 2 Million USD. This number can also be attributed to her various musical releases, TV appearances and fan base on social media.

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From childhood to her teen years to her young adult life, Jessica Sanchez continues to showcase her musical prowess to create awareness and spread information.


Is Sanchez still performing?

Yes she is, not as a singer as much as she used to, she prefers to focus on song writing and acting instead

Has Sanchez released an album?

No but she has released a few singles creating awareness of important issues

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