Syesha Mercado Net Worth, Age, Ethnicity, Height, Career

Syesha Mercado

Syesha Mercado is a well-known American singer, actress, television star, Internet sensation, media personality, and social media influencer. Her sweet voice is well-known throughout the country.

Syesha Mercado won the ‘Florida Super Singer’ singing contest. She was one of the top three finalists on the popular singing competition ‘American Idol 7’ in 2008.

Syesha is in the spotlight because she is fighting for custody of her two children, a 15-month-old son, and a 2-week-old daughter. The babies are not being treated well, according to Child Protective Services. According to reports, Mercado is unable to take custody of her children and has requested assistance from her fans.

Scroll down to learn more about Syesha Mercado Wiki, Birthday, Biography, Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Son, Daughter, Net Worth, Profession, Career, Height, Weight, and Trivia.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameSyesha Raquel Mercado.
Famous NameSyesha Mercado.
Date of BirthJanuary 2, 1987.
Age 36 years old.
Place of BirthBridgeport, Connecticut, United States.
ProfessionSinger, Actress, and social media star.
Net worthUSD 5-6 Million (approx.).
Zodiac SignCapricorn.
EducationGraduate in Theatre.
School/CollegeDaughtrey Elementary School.
Booker High School.
Florida International University.
Hair ColorBlack.
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 53-57 kg

Syesha Mercado Age & Nationality

Syesha Raquel Mercado was born on January 2, 1987, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Later, she and her family relocated to Sarasota, Florida, in the United States. Syesha Raquel Mercado is her full name. In 2024, she is 36 years old.

Syesha Mercado Education

She enrolled in Daughtrey Elementary School for her primary education. She later enrolled in Manatee School for the Arts. Syesha graduated from Booker High School in 2005 with a diploma in Theater Visual and Performing Arts. She also attended Florida International University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in theatre.


José (father) and Zelda (mother) gave birth to Syesha Raquel Mercado (mother). Her mother was a backup singer for ‘Motown Records.’ Syesha’s parents taught her the fundamentals of music. She adheres to the Christian faith.

She hasn’t mentioned her siblings on any of her social media accounts. Her father is Puerto Rican, and her mother is of African-American ancestry. According to this, Mercado is of mixed ethnicity.

Syesha Mercado
Syesha Mercado (Source: Pinterest)

Syesha Mercado Husband & Marriage

Tyron Deener was Syesha Mercado’s long-term boyfriend. Later, the couple married in front of their family members. The date of their wedding has yet to be announced. Syesha and her boyfriend Tyron Deener have two children. Amen’Ra is the name of their first child. Mercado gave birth to a lovely daughter two weeks ago.

They gave her the name Ast Sba. Syesha Raquel Mercado was previously in a relationship with Hess Wesley, and they were also engaged in 2008. They later ended their engagement after a short period of time.

According to reports, Syesha Mercado and her husband are fighting for custody of their children. According to PEOPLE, Syesha and her son went to ‘Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital’ in Florida in March. Because she was pregnant with her second child at the time, she wanted to transition her son, Amen’Ra, from breastfeeding to bottle feeding.

During that time, Child Protective Services took her son and claimed that Amen’Ra was not properly cared for. Amen’Ra had been in foster care up until that point. Mercado and her husband are battling the authorities to reclaim their son. Furthermore, her second daughter was removed from her care by Child Protective Services (CPS) when she was only 8 days old.

She posted a video on her social media account stating that her daughter would be returned to them on August 20, 2021. (Friday). She is overjoyed and thanked her fans. At the moment, she is fighting for custody of her son.

Syesha Mercado Career

From a young age, Mercado had a strong desire to be an actor. During her high school years, she was recognized as the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ by the Florida Theatre Conference and the South Eastern Theatre Conference. She also competed in a number of singing competitions. She stated:

People will always have an opinion about YOU, what YOU do, and how YOU do it; some will believe they have you figured out and will even be upset or disappointed by what you do or don’t do.”

Mercado learned music from her mother and attended daily rehearsals. She took part in a talent show called ‘The One: Making a Music Star’ in 2006, according to sources. She was one of the top ten contestants, but the show was canceled after the Top Ten week.

The following year, she competed in the reality show ‘Florida Super Singer.’ She won the show based on the votes of the judges and the internet. For her final performance, she chooses Kelly Clarkson’s song “The Trouble with Love Is.”

Syesha Mercado appeared on the popular American reality singing show ‘American Idol Season 7’ in 2008. She worked extremely hard to reach the Top 6 weeks. She was also saved from the eliminations several times. Let me tell you that she was one of the top three contestants but did not win the show.

Mercado began her acting career in 2008 with the short film ‘Harlem Echoes.’ Easmanie Michel directed and wrote the film. In this film, she played Zora Neale Hurston. She landed a role in the popular film ‘Dreams’ in 2013.

She co-starred with Thomas Mikal Ford, Lou Myers, Dennis L.A. White, Joshlyn Camille Lomax, Jazsmin Lewis, Hess Wesley, and others in the role of Mia.

Syesha Mercado Net Worth

How rich is Syesha Mercado? Syesha Mercado makes a good living from her singing and acting careers. She and her son, daughter, and husband live a lavish lifestyle. Her earnings from her singing career would be in the range of USD 30-35k (approx.). Syesha Mercado’s net worth is estimated to be between USD 5 and $6 million as of January 2024.


  • Syesha has given numerous live performances in her home state of Florida.
  • She graced the cover of TV Guide magazine in 2008.
  • She enjoys wearing makeup and always selects expensive makeup products that complement her skin tone.
  • Mercado looks after her son and daughter.
  • She practices yoga every day to stay calm and fit.
  • On May 16, 2011, she published her first Instagram post.