17-year-old Rochelle Diamante is a singer-songwriter and actress living in Los Angeles. Originally from Seattle, WA, Diamante is a straight A student and captain of her high school dance team. Diamante began her training in 2005 at the Seattle Children’s Theater. She plays piano, guitar and ukulele.
Diamante became a rising artist on YouTube in 2010, where she amassed nearly 10 million video views in less than a year. She spent most of last year recording and writing songs with producers including David Ryan Harris (John Mayer), Blake English (Kelly Rowland, Brandy) and Mike Mac (Beluga Heights). Diamante has recorded 20+ original songs and has even more in several stages of completion.
In May 2011, Diamante sang a duet with Grammy award winning artist Richard Marx on his #1 hit “This I Promise You” (*NSYNC) during a live Ustream concert. She appeared as model in a recent fashion video produced by Michelle Phan and Vivienne Tam. Diamante is the focus of a short story written by award winning playwright Josefina Lopez (“Real Women Have Curves”).