• Sierra Deaton is a pop singer from Philadelphia, USA, who became popular after founding duo Alex & Sierra in 2013.
• She was physically active in high school and chose to not attend college to focus on her singing career.
• She released her debut single under her stage name Essy in 2017 and has been co-writing songs and providing backing vocals for 5 Seconds of Summer for over two years.
• She is currently in a relationship with Luke Hemmings of 5 Seconds of Summer.
• Her hobbies include travelling, attending music festivals, watching movies, and listening to music.
Who is Sierra Deaton?
Sierra Phuong-Thao Deaton was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, on 11 February 1991 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius and she holds American nationality. She is a pop singer, who became popular after she and Alex Kinsey founded the duo Alex & Sierra in 2013.
Early life and education
Sierra was raised alongside her sister Lara in Philadelphia, by their Vietnamese mother Vu Deaton who was a housewife, and their British father Dr. John Deaton.
She became interested in dancing at the age of two, and when her parents noticed this, they enrolled her at a dancing school at which she practiced contemporary, jazz and ballet – Sierra also learned to play the piano.
She attended Lake Howell High School at which she was physically quite active, as she played soccer for her school’s team and was also a member of the school’s drama club, appearing in many plays performed at the school, and playing the lead character in several of them.
After matriculating in 2009 as one of the best students in her class, Sierra chose to focus on her singing career and didn’t enroll at a college.
Career as a singer
She met Alex Kinsey on a Florida beach in 2009 – he didn’t know about her singing talent until a month into their relationship, but it was Alex who encouraged Sierra to perform with him in the music competition show “The X Factor” – they sang Britney Spears’ hit song “Toxic”, and eventually becameg the first duo to win the American “The X Factor”, and the fourth winning duo in its global franchise.
They released their debut single, “Scarecrow” on 23 June 2014, and on 12 July, the two announced their debut album entitled “It’s About Us”, eventually I released on 7 October 2014 to mixed reviews. In July 2015, Alex and Sierra were fired from their record label for unknown reasons and without any explanation, but they continued to work on their own, and released their extended play (EP) “As Seen on TV” on 30 September 2016.
On 1 September 2017, both Alex and Sierra announced on their social media networks that they were no longer dating, and that they’d actually broke up a year prior but tried to stay friends – they also decided to stop making music together, and try out their luck with solo careers.
Sierra went on to release her debut single “Don’t Hurt” on 16 February 2017 under her stage name Essy, and her second single, “Fools Gold” followed on 23 March 2018. She has been co-writing songs and providing backing vocals for the Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer for over two years now.
Love life and relationship with Luke Hemmings
Sierra and a member of the band 5 Seconds of Summer, Luke Hemmings started dating in August 2018 not long after she started helping write the band’s songs. After nearly a year into their relationship, the two began living together in Luke’s house in Los Angeles, California, and have been together to this day, with no controversies nor rumors surrounding their relationship.
Before meeting Sierra, Luke was in a relationship with social media star Arzaylea Rodrigue. They met in 2015 at social media star and model Kylie Jenner’s birthday party, and started dating days later – the two broke up in May 2017 for unknown reasons.
Sierra hasn’t talked about any other men she might have dated, and as of October 2020, she is in a relationship with Luke Hemmings of 5 Seconds of Summer, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Sierra loves listening to music during whatever she’s doing – her favorite singer is Demi Lovato who has also influenced the music she makes.
She likes to go to music festivals, and in April 2019, she and Luke attended the Coachella Festival together, and uploaded many pictures taken during it onto their Instagram accounts.
She is a lover of animals with elephants being her favorites, but doesn’t have a pet as she often travels and cannot take it with her wherever she goes – travelling is one of her favorite hobbies, and she’s been all around the world while her favorite country to visit is Australia.
She likes to watch movies in her spare time, and a few of her favorite actors and actresses are Tom Hanks, Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried, while her favorite movies include “Sleepless in Seattle”, “Letters to Juliette” and “Dear John”.
Age and net worth
Sierra’s age is 29. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) and she weighs around 130lbs (58kgs). As of October 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $500,000, while Luke’s net worth is reputedly over $20 million.
Who is Luke Hemmings?
Luke Roberts Hemmings was born in Freemans Reach, New South Wales, Australia, on 16 July 1996 – his zodiac sign is Cancer and he holds Australian nationality. He was raised alongside his two older brothers, Jack and Ben by their father Andrew Hemmings who was a maintenance worker, and their mother Liz Hemmings who was an accountant before becoming a high school math teacher and then a photographer – Luke’s brothers are both builders, while Jack is also the owner of a clothing line.
Luke was taught to play the guitar by his brothers when he was 10, and then started learning more from YouTube, and paying for professional lessons. He attended Norwest Christian College, and there met Michael Clifford and Calum Hood with whom he would later found the band 5 Second of Summer – Luke quit school while attending his final year, to focus on his music career.
The boys started by uploading their cover songs onto their YouTube channe,l and then welcomed their fourth member Ashton Irwin.
Their eponymous debut album came out in 2014, receiving mostly positive reviews, and the band has subsequently released three other albums to this day: “Sounds Good Feels Good” in 2015, “Youngblood” was released in 2018 and “Calm” came out in 2020. 5 Seconds of Summer has been named one of the most successful Australian bands in history.
Luke is also a model, who is currently signed to New York City’s agency Wilhelmina Models. In February 2019, he could’ve been seen attending New York Fashion Week as he walked the catwalk for the 2019 Ready-To-Wear Collection designed by Philipp Plein – he was also featured on the cover page of a 2019 issue of the magazine “Glass Man”.