Amy Lee

Amy Lee

Rock Singer

Amy Lynn Hartzler is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She is the co-founder, lead vocalist, and lead songwriter of the rock band Evanescence.

Full Name
Amy Lynn Hartzler
Dec 13, 1981
5′ 3″
Net Worth


Amy Lynn Hartzler (better known as Amy Lee) was born on December 13, 1981 in Riverside, California. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and her ethnicity is Welsh, English, German, and French. She is the daughter of John Lee and Sara Cargill, and has two sisters: Carrie Lee and Lori Lee. 

Amy was exposed to music at an early age. At the age of 5 she began playing the piano and by 13 she had started writing her own songs. She soon joined a local band called "The Fallen" which later changed its name to Evanescence when Amy became the lead vocalist. In 2003 they released their first album "Fallen" which went on to become a worldwide success. The single "Bring Me To Life" reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. 

The band went on to release three more albums - The Open Door (2006), Evanescence (2011), Synthesis (2017). They have sold more than 17 million albums worldwide and earned numerous awards including two Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Hard Rock Performance in 2004. 

In addition to her work with Evanescence, Amy has also worked on several other projects outside of the band such as composing soundtracks for films such as War Story (2014) and Indigo Grey: The Passage (2015). She also collaborated with other artists such as Seether's Shaun Morgan on the song "Broken". 

Amy is currently working on a solo album which will be released sometime in 2020.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1981</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Amy Lee is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 13, 1981, Amy Lee was born in Riverside, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms Band “Evanescence”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of 14, Amy Lee forms a band with Ben Moody called Evanescence.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release Debut Album "Fallen"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Evanescence releases their debut album Fallen which goes on to sell over 17 million copies worldwide.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release Second Album "The Open Door"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Evanescence releases their second album The Open Door which is certified platinum in multiple countries.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launch Solo Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Amy Lee releases her debut solo album, Aftermath, and embarks on a world tour with her own band.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Third Album “Synthesis”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Evanescence releases their third album Synthesis which features new versions of previously released songs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release Fourth Album “The Bitter Truth”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Evanescence releases their fourth studio album The Bitter Truth, their first new album in nine years.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Powerful Vocalist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Amy Lee has an incredibly powerful vocal range and can belt out some of the most beautiful vocals in rock music. Her voice is incredibly emotive and can convey a wide range of emotions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's an Inspirational Songwriter</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Amy Lee is a very inspirational songwriter. She writes about overcoming adversity and being true to yourself, as well as many other topics. Her lyrics are often thought provoking and inspiring.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's an Amazing Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Amy Lee is an amazing performer, always putting on an energetic show that is full of energy and emotion. Her performances never disappoint and she always leaves her fans wanting more.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started at Age 3</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Amy Lee started singing and playing piano at the age of three.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Album Released in 2003</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Amy Lee's first album, Fallen, was released in 2003. It earned her two Grammy Awards nominations.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Featured on Film Soundtracks</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Amy Lee has been featured on soundtracks for movies such as The Matrix Reloaded, Daredevil, and Underworld.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Collaborated with Other Musicians</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Amy Lee has collaborated with other well-known artists such as Korn, Seether, David Hodges, and Big Sir.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Founded a Nonprofit Organization</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2006 Amy Lee founded the Little Noise Sessions, a nonprofit organization aimed at providing musical opportunities to disadvantaged children.</p></div>


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