Filipino-American singer Jessica Elizabeth Sanchez was born on August 4, 1995 in San Diego, California to parents Edita and Gilbert Sanchez. At the age of two, she is already seen as one talented girl for her interest in singing. She took inspiration from her favorite singers Beyonce, Eminem, and Jennifer Hudson. At 10, she was exposed on Showtime at the Apollo and received a round of applause after performing. The next year, she joined the first season of the America’s Got Talent. She also created a name when she performed on the National Football League in 2008 and sang “The Star-Spangled Banner”. It was in 2011 when she joined the American Idol season 11 and ended 1st runner up. The said competition changed her life and gave her much wider singing opportunities in the music industry.
To maintain her slender figure, Jessica keeps her body active by doing sports like volleyball. “I play volleyball on the beach,” she shared during her interview with Seventeen. “It’s a great way to work out and have fun.” Apart from playing volleyball, she also loves to sway her body and dance together with her friends.
As for her diet, she doesn’t practice any. In fact, she loves to eat delicious foods especially Filipino foods which her mom usually cook.
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 18)
Height: 168 cm | 5 feet, 6 Inches
Weight: 67 kg | 148 lbs
Bra/Bust Size: 12B | 34B
Waist Size: 64 cm | 25 in
Hip Size: 81 cm | 32 in