18-year-old Rochelle Diamante is a singer-songwriter and actress living in Los Angeles. Originally from Seattle, WA, Diamante is a straight A student. Diamante began her training in 2005 at the Seattle Children’s Theater. She plays piano, guitar and ukulele.
Buzz about Diamante began on Youtube in 2010 where she had amassed nearly 10,000,000 video views in less than a year after joining the site. She spent most of last year recording and writing songs with various 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 duet with Grammy award winning artist Richard Marx on his #1 hit “This I Promise You” (*NSYNC) during a live Ustream concert. She sang background vocals for Marx during a live taping of the Hallmark Channels’ Christmas Tree Lighting Special. Diamante 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”).