Tayla Alexander - Updated Jun 2024

Updated On June 3, 2024
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa

Tayla Alexander

Tayla Alexander is a New Zealand singer who has been hailed by New Zealand media as an up-and-coming opera star. Tayla Alexander’s debut album Songbird charted in the top ten on both the Independent Music New Zealand Album Charts (IMNZ) and the New Zealand Music Charts, making her the country’s youngest artist to do so.

Early Life and Childhood

Tayla Alexander was born on December 30, 2000, in Durban, South Africa. Her age is 21 years as of now and Tayla is a naturalized New Zealander citizen who practices Christianity.

Similarly, her birth sign is Capricorn currently, Tayla is living in New Zealand. Tayla was born in South Africa but she moved to New Zealand with her parents, Dwayne and Kate, and her older sister when she was six months old.

Tayla began singing when she was four years old. She has competed in the Auckland-based singing competitions The North Shore Performing Arts Competition and Opera Idol regularly.


Talking about her educational background, Tayla attended Long Bay College on Auckland’s North Shore and is now studying music at the University of Waikato, majoring in Classical Voice, after achieving excellence in NCEA and receiving a $30,000 Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship.

The Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship Programme is a scholarship for University of Waikato students who demonstrate leadership abilities, academic excellence, and achievements in sport or creative and performing arts and is intended to foster future leaders in the values of Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand’s greatest explorer.

Tayla Alexander – Net Worth 2023

Tayla Alexander is a New Zealand singer who has earned a considerable income from her work. Tayla’s estimated net worth is around $500k. Also, Tayla’s annual salary is $60k per year and her source of income is mainly her singing profession.

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Caption: Tayla Alexander at her home. Source: Crossover Magazine

Career and Professional Life

Regarding her career, Tayla has performed songs in English, Italian, Chinese, and Maori, as well as opera, classical, and easy-listening genres. Tayla has performed for dignitaries such as Dame Malvina Major, Prime Minister John Key, and Sir Peter Leitch.

In December 2012, Tayla was chosen to perform at the 19th annual Christmas in the Park at the Auckland Domain in Auckland, New Zealand. She performed “Pie Jesu” in front of a crowd of over 200,000 people. Highlights were shown on TV 3.

Moreover, Tayla sang at the 2013 New Zealander of the Year Awards for the second year in a row in February 2013. Tayla was allowed to perform in front of Dame Malvina Major at a masterclass workshop in Hamilton in April 2013.

Also, TVNZ’s current affairs program Seven Sharp filmed a feature story on Tayla as part of a New Zealand Music Month series, which aired nationally in May 2013. Tayla was approached by Disney Channel Australia New Zealand in September 2013 to film a feature for the network’s This Is Who I Am segment.

Furthermore, Tayla’s family home and Takapuna’s Bruce Mason Centre were used for filming. Tayla was invited to perform the Maori love song “Pokerekere Ana” on TVNZ’s Good Morning in November 2013 to promote the release of her two new singles.

In addition, Tayla backed a New Zealand-wide anti-bullying initiative, Beef With Bullies, in 2014 after speaking out about being bullied at school and online.

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Caption: Tayla Alexander singing a song. Source: 1 News

Brand Endorsements

Tayla Alexander has been chosen as a brand ambassador by Casio Music NZ, a leading piano and keyboard manufacturer.

Awards and Nominations

Tayla was signed to an independent music label when she was only 11 years old. Tayla won the 2014 Judges Special Award in the North Harbour Club AIMES Awards, which recognize young achievers in a variety of fields. Lorde is a previous AIMES award winner.

However, Tayla’s best form has yet to be acknowledged by her audience. In addition, we believe Tayla will get several awards in the future.

Relationship Status

Tayla may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Tayla hasn’t been married before and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

Moreover, Tayla has no children and it is seen that Tayla is quite happy being single at the moment. Similarly, there is no indication on Tayla’s social media that she is in a relationship.


Tayla hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies. Also, Tayla avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage her professional singing career.

Social Media

Tayla is active on Twitter. She has 914 followers on Twitter and owns a Twitter account @taylasongbird. Her Facebook account is @Taylasmusicand has 32k followers. Moreover, Tayla is not available on any other social media sites including Instagram.

Tayla Alexander – Body Measurements

Talking about her height Tayla is 5 Feet 3 inches tall and weighs 60kg. Similarly, Tayla’s body measurement is 34-27-34 inches and her eye color is blue and her hair color is blonde. Also, Tayla’s dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 7(US).

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Caption: Tayla Alexander giving a pose. Source: Reverb Nation