Makayla Phillips - Updated May 2024

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Makayla Phillips

Makayla Phillips is an American pop singer and actress. Makayla Phillips rose to fame after appearing on ‘America’s Got Talent.

Early Life and Childhood

Makayla Phillips was born on 8th July 2002 and is currently 21 years old. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. Likewise, Makayla is from Canyon Lake, California, in the United States of America and her nationality is American. Similarly, she belongs to a white ethnic background and follows Christianity. Likewise, Makayla is the daughter of Regina Phillips and Todd Phillips.

Her father was an engineer at Cal-Fire Riverside County and also worked for the Riverside County Fire Department in Mecca, California. Similarly, she was raised along with two siblings. She has a sister named Whitney Phillips and a brother named Aiden Phillips.

Makayla Phillips

Caption: Family picture of Makayla. Source: Instagram

Ever since childhood, Makayla has been into music and started singing at the age of two. Similarly, her favorite singers are Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, and Beyonce. Likewise, her great-grandfather was a singer and also reached the top 100 Billboard albums in 1954. Furthermore, regarding her educational background, she is a high school graduate.

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Caption: Childhood image of Makayla with her mother. Source: Instagram

Professional Life

Makayla Phillips participated in various local talent hunt competitions and has also won many singing competitions. Likewise, she participated in the year 2016-2017 in the teen group ages 10-13 and 14-18 respectively. Similarly, talking about her television appearance, Makayla gained widespread recognition from her participation in the television reality program ‘America Got Talent. She received the recognition that many contestants would dream of.

In this program, she performed the song ‘Warrior’ by Demi Lovato in addition to AGT in which Heidi Klum hit the golden buzzer for her. Likewise, Makayla was praised more for her performance of ‘Issues’ by Julia Michaels. She received continuous praise from Heidi saying ‘You sang the song better than the original’. Unfortunately, she could not make it to the finals due to fewer votes in comparison to other talents. However, this journey made a life-changing experience in her career.

After this, she participated in American Idol season 18. In the audition round in Los Angeles, she sang the song ‘Who’s Lovin’ You’ by The Miracles. Besides singing, she has also played in various television series and short films. Makayla made her debut in television in the year 2014 in her role as a Younger daughter in the television series ‘The Birthday Boys’. Likewise, she played in another television series ‘My Crazy Ex’ in the year 2016. Similarly, she played in the short movie Occam’s Razor.


Regarding her achievements and net worth, Makayla Phillips is a singer and actor by profession. Likewise, she is famous as the Golden Buzzer Contestant of ‘America’s Got Talent Season 13’ 2018.

Makayla Phillips – Net Worth 2024

Similarly, her net worth is not available at the moment. Likewise, there is no information about her asset values like houses and cars shared in the media.

Relationship Status

Likewise, Makayla Phillips is in a relationship. She is dating Nolan Fisher and often shares moments. Besides this, there is no information regarding her previous relationship nor have they shared their plans with the public. Similarly, she has never been associated with any type of controversies or rumors.

Makayla Phillips – Body Measurements

Makayla Phillips stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (66 inches) tall and weighs around 52 kg (114.6 lbs). Likewise, her body measurement is 34-28-34. Similarly, she prefers a shoe size of 7 (US) and wears a dress size of 4 (US). Likewise, her body type is slim and her sexual orientation is straight. Moreover, looking at her physical appearance, she has fair skin with a pair of hazel brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Makayla Phillips – Social Media

Reflecting upon her Instagram handle, Makayla Phillips is active on social media accounts like Instagram and Twitter. Her Instagram handle is @makaylaphillipsmusic and has over 154k followers. Likewise, her Twitter handle is @Makaylaphillips, and has had over 8k followers since she joined in April 2018.