Sydney Sierota is the lead singer of the alt-pop band Echosmith along with her three brothers Graham, Noah, and Jamie (who actually left the band in 2016). In 2014, Sierota was named one of MTV’s 2014 Artists to Watch.
She was born on April 21, 1997.
Sierota sang for the first time when she was 2 years old, in church.
Sydney has three brothers, Graham Sierota, Jamie Sierota, and Noah Sierota, who are all musicians.
At age 5, she started playing in a band with her brothers.
Since 2009, she is a part of the band named ”Echosmith” with her brothers.
During an interview, Sierota said about her band:
”Being in a band is like family for all other bands, the difference is that we are actually family.”
Sydney went on to say:
”The same kinds of things that would bother anyone in a band can bug us, but early on we made the decision to not go there with each other.”
At the start, the band has released many covers of songs such as:
- “Princess of China” by Coldplay and Rihanna;
- “Set Fire to the Rain” by Adele;
- “Lights” by Ellie Goulding;
- “I Will Wait” by Mumford & Sons.
In May 2012, Echosmith signed to Warner Bros. Records.
In the follow-up year, Echosmith released their debut full-length album, titled – ”Talking Dreams.”
“Cool Kids” is their debut single song from the album. When asked about the creative process behind “Cool Kids,” Sydney responded:
”It took a few months to write because we kept going back to it, editing it.”
”It almost didn’t make the record because we were frustrated with how long it was taking us.”
They also performed during the Teen Nick Top 10: New Year’s Eve Countdown, hosted by American actor and rapper Nick Cannon.
In June 2014, the band made their late-night TV premiere, performing “Cool Kids” on the late-night talk show Conan (hosted by Conan O’Brien).
In 2015, Echosmith made a guest appearance in The Muppets episode “Single All the Way.”
On July 14, 2017, they released the single “Goodbye.”
On September 29, 2017, Echosmith released an EP called – ”Inside a Dream.”
On March 8, 2019, the band released a single named – Favorite Sound (feat. Audien).
Sydney began dating Cameron Quiseng in 2013.
Cameron proposed in May 2018, in Kyoto, Japan. She said:
“This actually happened in May, in Japan of course !!!”
On December 1, 2018, the musician uploaded a photo on her Instagram account with the caption:
“OF COURSE I SAID YES.”
During an interview, Sierota provided more details:
“We walked passed the castle, I saw a guy with a pro camera and was gonna ask him to take a pic of us, before Cameron stopped me.”
“I thought that was weird but just went along with it haha. So we set up a self-timer and went to pose for the pic……then he got on one knee and asked me to marry him.”
”I was so excited that I grabbed the ring and put it on myself.”
The couple got married in March 2019.
Note – her husband, Cameron Quiseng, is a member of the pop-dance group Allstar Weekend. They recorded an EP of the cover song named – ”Kevin’s Place.” In October 2010, ”Allstar Weekend” released their debut album, titled – ”Suddenly Yours.”
Sydney is 5’3 tall.
”I think being family-focused and making time for friends and relationships is really important in staying balanced.”
”I know I’ve had a lot of really cool experiences and conversations that I never ever would’ve been able to have if I wasn’t doing this.”
”Even when we put up our first album in 2013, I feel that we have changed so much.”
”The ride has been so exciting, hard, exhausting, fun, and really a dream come true.”
”We’re not going to be doing any collaborations any time soon.”
“I always like to work on songs where there’s a lot of different ways that you can interpret it.”
She is good friends with Ally Brooke, the eldest member of Fifth Harmony, an American girl group, consisting of members Lauren Jauregui, Normani Kordei, Camila Cabello, Ally Brooke, and Dinah Jane Hansen.
Her favorite candy is sour gummy worms.
Her favorite band is Coldplay, a British rock band which was formed in 1996 in London.
The members of Coldplay are:
- drummer Will Champion;
- bassist Guy Berryman;
- lead guitarist Jonny Buckland;
- lead vocalist/pianist Chris Martin.
In a YouTube video called ”5 things to know about Echosmith,” Sierota said that she does sit-ups while brushing her teeth.
Sierota is a fan of Taylor Swift, an American singer-songwriter. Her album, ”Reputation,” sold more than one million copies in 4 days from release.
With the single “Our Song,” Swift became the youngest solo artist to record a #1 hit on the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart.
Sydney gets frequently confused with actors like Jane Levy or Emma Stone.
Her face was featured in BCBgeneration and Justine magazine.
Echosmith has mentioned that a few artists have influenced their work.
Some of the artists are:
- Fleetwood Mac;
- Joy Division;
- The Killers;
- The Smiths;
- Echo & the Bunnymen;
As a model, her first shooting was for the American magazine Teen Vogue.
In May 2015, Sierota has been signed by Wilhelmina Models, a talent and modeling agency with its headquarters in NYC.
Sydney Sierota – Net Worth
Sierota earned most of her wealth from being the lead singer and keyboardist of the pop band Echosmith.
The band is best known for the song “Cool Kids,” that was certified triple platinum by the RIAA with more than 1,200,000 sales in the US and reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In 2019, Echosmith worked with Timbaland, For King & Country, and Audien. They also released “Lonely Generation.”
Moreover, the band has a YouTube channel with over 831,000 subscribers and more than 250 million views (meaning $500,000 in revenue). Also, Sydney earns some money from being a model. Therefore, Sydney Sierota has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.