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Sierra Deaton

Published Wed Jul 13 2022 By chanel
Sierra Deaton

Sierra Deaton is an American pop star, performer, and musician. Upon winning the 2013 season of The X Factor, she became famous as one side of the pop duo Alex & Sierra. They released a new version of their debut album, "Quick" and "Right," since taking first place in Season 3 of X-Factor.

Alex and Sierra spoke on Twitter on September 1, 2017, that they are no longer in love and therefore cannot create music jointly, although being at the height of their fame.

Early Life

Sierra Phuong-Thao Deaton was born on February 11, 1991, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Sierra and her sister Lara Deaton were raised in Philadelphia by their British father Dr. John Deato and their Vietnamese housewife mother Vu Deaton. When she was two years old, she developed a passion for dancing, and when her parents recognized this, they enrolled her in a dance studio where she studied Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Contemporary. She also learned how to play the piano and competed in Irish dancing seven times, winning three crowns.

Regarding her education, she was a member of the theater club at Lake Howell High School, where she participated in numerous school plays and played the lead role in several of them. She was also a member of the soccer squad for her school, which kept her physically fairly active. She decided not to enroll in college after graduating from high school in 2009 as one of the top students in her class in order to concentrate on her singing career.

Previous Relationship

When Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton went on X-Factor, their romance quickly gained attention. In 2013, Alex and Sierra competed on the X Factor and were the eventual winners. Already when they made their official TV debut, the couple had been together for two years. The duo nevertheless, were already performing prior to their appearance on the broadcast. But X-Factor was the program that made them famous. Unfortunately, the couple confirmed their separation in 2017 after dating for years. Although Sierra and Alex never discussed their breakup, she did talk about how things went south. The pair disclosed that the band would also be ending because they had split up a year earlier.

Sierra Deaton and her former boyfriend Alex Kinsey (Source: Billboard)

They jointly announced their breakup and published it on all of their social media platforms. Although we are bands, the statement said, "It feels like the original sentence will be some of the hardest to write. Many of you have been following us for years; you saw us go from two young people who met on a Florida beach in 2009 to a pair who won a TV contest, put out albums, and went on tour" "But as everyone is aware, we've been best friends for a very long time and worked very hard to keep going. 

We've reached a point where it feels better to diversify than to carry on collaborating, nevertheless. No band lasts forever, whether they dated or not, but we will cherish every memory and our love for them will unquestionably last forever", the post said. Alex and Sierra had stopped speaking to one another. In an earlier interview, she confirmed this: "No. When I really really needed him, I tried to reach out to him in a friendly manner, but he ignored me. It was not the kind of thing you could just ignore. I couldn't hurt myself over that friendship if he couldn't be a decent friend to me."

Current Relationship

Sierra Deaton and musician Luke Hemmings from 5SOS are now together. In June 2021, after a year of dating, the couple announced their engagement. The couple keeps up their sharing of love experiences, trip journals, and adoration for one another.

Sierra Deaton and fiance Luke Hemmings  (Source: IG)

After they were committed, Sierra posted a number of pictures of Luke's proposal. Sierra seemed to be happy when Luke placed a diamond ring on her finger in one of the pictures, and they could both be seen looking into each other's eyes.

Who is Luke Hemmings?

Luke Roberts Hemmings was born on July 16, 1996, in Freemans Reach, New South Wales, Australia. He was reared with his two elder brothers, Jack and Ben, by their construction worker father Andrew Hemmings, and their accountant mother Liz Hemmings, who later worked as a high school math teacher and a photographer. With the help of Michael Clifford and Calum Hood, he formed the band 5 Second of Summer while attending Norwest Christian College.

Luke left school in his final year to concentrate on his musical career. After releasing their self-titled debut album in 2014 to generally favorable reviews, the group went on to release three additional albums: "Sounds Good Feels Good" in 2015, "Youngblood" in 2018, and "Calm" in 2020. One of the greatest Australian bands in history, according to critics, is 5 Seconds of Summer.

Sierra Deaton's Career 

In 2009, Sierra and Alex met on a Florida beach; he was unaware of her musical prowess until about a quarter into their romance, but it was Alex who persuaded Sierra to join him on "The X Factor" as a contestant. They sang the smash song "Toxic" by Britney Spears, and as a result, they became the first American duo to triumph on "The X Factor" and the fourth winning pair overall. 

On June 23, 2014, they released "Scarecrow," their first single. On July 12, the two revealed "It's About Us," their debut album, which was eventually released on October 7, 2014, to mixed reviews.  They were sacked from their record label in July 2015 for undisclosed reasons and without justification, but they carried on with their independent careers and on September 30, 2016, they published their elongated play (EP), "As Seen on TV."

Sierra Deaton playing her piano  (Source: IG)

On September 1, 2017, Alex and Sierra both posted on social media that they were no longer speaking and that they had actually split up a year earlier while attempting to remain friends. They also made the decision to quit collaborating on songs and try their luck as separate artists. Under the stage name Essy, Sierra later released her debut single "Don't Hurt" on February 16, 2017, and her second single, "Fools Gold," on March 23, 2018. For more than two years, she has been contributing to the songwriting and backing vocals of the Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer.

Net Worth and Salary

As of 2022, Sierra Deaton's net worth is anticipated to be approximately $10 million. Her whole earnings came from her work as a vocalist. She has released numerous songs and albums up till this point.

According to the data, a singer's yearly pay averages roughly $39,572 and often ranges from $15k to $10k. The typical incentive is $1,500. She also won $1 million from the Sony Music contract, in addition to other significant rewards with her boyfriend Alex.

Social Media Presence

The artist is pretty much active on social networking sites. We can find her on Instagram under the username of @sierradeaton which has more than 475K followers and 50 posts. And she has been following 655 different users.

She is highly recognized for her Pop Songs, Instagram Reels, and romantic and funny videos. She has millions of social media followers. Her Twitter account is @sierradeaton which has almost 250k followers and 1765 tweets.

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