Biography Amy works as a professional makeup artist in Bakersfield, CA. Amy describes an American Idol as "someone with an unlimited amount of talent. A person who maintains a persona respected by the American public, with grace and elegance at all times. A person with a strong enough mental state to handle anything they may face while in the public eye." She most identifies her style with Celine Dion, Faith Hill, and Barbra Streisand. Amy was born in Kansas City, KS.