It has become apparent that Lexi Walker would go places with her mesmerizing voice and artistic performance. The singer is no ordinary youngster but one with huge talent and ready to make an impact in the entertainment industry. She is a singer, actress and social media star who has captivated legions of followers with her voice and acting skills. The youngster never took any formal vocal lessons but when she sings, you would not help but be captivated by the power of her angelic voice.
As an actress, Lexi is best known for her brilliant performance as ‘Princess Elsa’ in the Africanized version of the animated film Frozen where she sang “Let It Go”. To know more about the singer-songwriter and actress, here are some interesting facts we have gathered so far.
Lexi Walker’s Biography
Lexi Walker is a Californian kid born in Walnut Creek, on March 31, 2002. She was born into a large family with a strong flair for music. She has five siblings, all raised by her parents who are devout Christians. Not much is known about Lexi’s family or her formative years but from her lively nature and the close bond she shares with every member of her family, it can be deduced that she had an exciting childhood experience. Academically, Lexi has not revealed her background or qualification. She may also be studying in college, considering her age at the time this article was written.
1. She Credits her Singing Prowess to her Grandmother
Unlike many who were able to perfect their vocals through intense training, Lexi Walker never underwent any vocal training until 2013. But, in addition to growing up in a family that is music-bound, Lexi learned more about singing from her grandmother who was a music teacher for thirty years. Lexi’s grandmother always communicated with the kids through music. With her, there was a song for everything and every activity and this gradually became a part of their lives. Even when Lexi could perform well as a soloist, her mother still made her join the One Voice Children’s Choir to ensure she is not carried away by the pride of being a diva.
2. She Kickstarted her Professional Career in 2013
Lexi’s performing career began at her young age of 11 when she enrolled to take vocal lessons from Tricia Swanson. After much training, she received a role as princess Elsa in Alex Boye’s cover version of ‘Let It Go’ featuring the One Voice Children’s Choir. Lisa’s copy of the song went viral on YouTube, garnering millions of views from various parts of the world. The same year, she performed at the 2013 International Convention, Stadium of Fire and the ‘We Are Hope Concert’ where she began to make a name for herself with her perfect-pitch voice and inimitable performance.
Thanks to her newly found fame, Lexi Walker began to receive more roles that helped her build her career in the entertainment industry. Months later, she performed the song live on the popular American morning show, Good Morning America. She also performed it at a Disney’s Frozen Christmas Celebration Parade. The song has taken her far beyond her imaginations. In 2016, she traveled to Japan where she was invited to perform the track. She has also traveled to China and the East Coast to perform her songs and has joined in Queen Latifah‘s appearances on America’s Got Talent.
3. Lexi’s First EP Wishes and Dreams
The three-song EP features two Disney songs – “The Power of the Dream” and “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes.” Her first album, Merry Christmas was released in 2015 and in 2017, she released her second album which was followed by a world tour where she sang her original songs. As a music artist, Lexi Walker is signed to Sony but for her performance in films, TV, and theatre, she is signed with Paradigm Talent Agency.
4. She Once Performed for Mitt Romney
Lexi’s talent has earned her more invitation to events, mostly attended by top personalities in the entertainment, business or political world. She has shared the stage with personalities like Kristen Chenoweth, Lindsey Stirling and even the famous musical group known as The Piano Guys. In 2014, she was invited to perform for Mitt Romney, America’s junior senator from Utah. The performance was held at a summit in Park City, Utah where she performed “America the Beautiful.” She even shared a picture of herself with him and described him as the nicest person.
5. Lexi Walker’s Performance at Liberty Ball
Lexi got a chance to perform for America’s Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence during President Donald Trump‘s inauguration in January 2017. Although it’s her very first ball, Walker stole the event with her cover of Lee Ann Womack‘s “I Hope You Dance” for Vice-President Mike Pence’s first dance with his wife.
6. Lexi’s Life Outside Music
Lexi is not all about singing and acting, she finds time to engage herself in activities like painting, playing the piano, ukulele and reading books. As a matter of fact, the singer-songwriter describes herself as a huge nerd.