From a teenage singing sensation to a multi-talented award-winning songstress, Morissette Amon has truly made a mark in the entertainment industry. The talented singer, who is a product of various talent search TV shows, became famous after finishing second place in the singing competition Star Factor. Her passionate love for music and humble personality have endeared her to fans that never miss her concerts. Many refer to Morissette as Asia’s Phoenix, for she was made to conquer the world.
Morissette Amon, also known as Mowie, is a Filipino singer and actress who rose to fame at the age of 14 when she emerged second on the Star Factor singing competition on TV5. Morissette also competed in The Voice of the Philippines’ first season on the ABS-CBN channel as part of Team Sarah Geronimo. She was signed by Star Music as a recording artist and released her award-winning debut album “Morissette’. Her first solo concert at the Music Museum sold out, and she is now among the ASAP Birit Queens.
Morissette Amon profile summary
- Full name: Johanne Morissette Daug Amon
- Nickname: Mowie, Morissette
- Date of birth: June 2nd, 1996
- Place of birth: Minglanilla, Cebu, Philippines
- Profession: R&B singer and actress
- Height: 5’ 1” (155cm)
- Weight: 48kg (Approx.105 lbs)
- Nationality: Filipino
Morissette Amon bio
Morissette, whose birth name is Johanne Morissette Daug Amon, was born on 2nd June 1996 in Cebu, where she was raised. The young diva later moved to Manila with her brother Jeremy Mattheu Amon and mother Analie Daug to achieve her dream. With the great opportunities in Manila, she started realizing her singing dreams by auditioning for various TV shows.
Amon finally got her big break from TV5’s Star Factor singing competition at the age of 14. She became the breadwinner of her family at the age of 16 by paying rent, bills and her brother’s school fees. The young singer had not been attending school but had no regrets of taking care of her family. She actively pursued her dreams and launched a successful singing career.
Morissette Amon father
The singer revealed that she comes from a family of musicians and that her father Amay Amon was one of her big influences in singing. Morisette’s father sang the rock genre and taught her how to sing, and that is how she developed her R&B, ballad, OPM and POP genres. She says that her family realized that she could sing the moment they listened to her singing ‘You are My Song’ by Regine Velasquez-Alcasid.
Morissette Amon boyfriend
The talented singer met her boyfriend, Dave Lamar, in the Kapamilya talent search show The Voice of the Philippines where they were both contestants in 2013. Morissette’s father went on a Twitter rant claiming that she had chosen her boyfriend over her family, had eloped and was living with him. However, the singer came out to say that she was not living with her boyfriend and that she has always taken care of her family including her father who was not present most of her life.
Morissette Amon height
Mowie is quite a beautiful singer who is 155 cm or 5’ 1” tall. This is just the perfect height for the exceptional talent that she is.
Mowie began participating in different singing competition TV shows as a child before she became successful as a teenager on Star Factor. She, later on, auditioned for Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical by Repertory Philippines and got the lead role of Mitchie Torres. Going back to her singing roots, she auditioned for The Voice of the Philippines on ABS-CBN.
Sarah Geronimo was very impressed with her rendition of Beyonce’s Love on Top and signed her up on her team and became her vocal coach. Mowie advanced to the live shows where she got the highest percentage of votes for her Jar of Hearts rendition. The young singer’s competitiveness on the show led to her becoming part of ASAP, a Sunday noontime entertainment show on the ABS-CBN channel.
Amon held her debut solo concert called This is Me in 2014 just after her 18th birthday celebrations. It was during this time that she had been signed as a recording artist by Star Records, and she was pleased to announce the news to her fans at the concert. The young diva launched Morissette, her self-titled debut studio album by Star Records, in 2015.
This launch propelled her more into the spotlight as she got incredible opportunities like recording theme songs for hit movies on ABS-CBN and receiving prestigious awards. Her debut album earned her the New Female Recording Artist of the Year award at the 7th PMPC Star Awards for Music 2015. In 2016, she received the Female Artist of the Year award at the M.O.R. Pinoy Music Awards.
She became a regular homegrown artist on ASAP as one of the Birit Queens. The exceptional singer became part of multi-Grammy winner Michael Bolton’s TV show Bolt of Talent in 2017. She was Michael Bolton’s co-host and got the opportunity to perform with him at the Grand Ballroom of Marriott Manila on Bolton’s Asian Dream Tour. In 2018, Morissette entertained her audience in her much anticipated Morissette is MADE concert at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The concert received a lot of buzz on Twitter.
Fan-favorite Morissette Amon songs
Amon has released so many singles and music videos, and fans love to listen to her songs. Some of her songs include Akin Ka Na Lang, Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now, You and I,’ Hinahanap Pa Rin and What About Love.
Morissette Amon net worth
Most of the singer’s net worth comes from her successful singing career. At the age of 23 years, her current net worth lies between $1 million - $5 million.
Morissette Amon Instagram
The young diva’s Instagram account is titled M O R I S S E T T E with the handle @itsmorissette. She has around 886000 followers and follows around 427 people. You can see the stunning photos she shares about her work and personal life.
It is amazing when we get to witness a young talent like Morissette Amon blossom and become the successful singer that she is. Her determination never wavered even after appearing in multiple talent search TV shows. Asia’s Phoenix is a great inspiration to young and talented people everywhere who wish to pursue their dreams. There is more we are yet to see from her because there is no stopping this incredibly talented singer!