Mandy Moore – sweet candy
Since childhood Mandy Moore knew she was going to be a star. Now she is an American actress and pop singer, winner of the Young Hollywood award in 2003.
Amanda Leigh Moore was born on April 10, 1984 in Nashua, New Hampshire. Soon her family moved to Orlando, Florida. She has brothers Scott Moore and Kyle. At the age of nine Moore started singing and acting. She also spent seven years performing as a cheerleader for Pop Warner football.
She sang The Star-Spangled Banner for all major sports teams and for Chris Evert’s Pro-Celebrity Tennis Tournament. Mandy was named the National Anthem Girl. She also appeared in a Mexican teen magazine.
In 1999, Moore was involved in a joint tour with Backstreet Boys. Her first album, So Real was released in December 1999 and took 31th place in the US Billboard 200.
In May 2000, there was an album I Wanna Be with You – a reworked version of the debut album.
In June 2001, a new album was released.
In October 2003, Moore released a fourth album, the Coverage.
She starred in such movies as Princess Diaries opposite Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews, A Walk To Remember, Saved, Try 17, Chasing Liberty.
Mandy has released her own clothing line called MBLEM.
Her next movie, Because I Said So, co-starring Diane Keaton, was released on February 2, 2007.
– Her favorite actor/actress: Ryan Phillippe and Gwyneth Paltrow.
– Favorite artists: Bette Midler, Karen Carpenter, Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill, and Madonna.
– Her debut single Candy topped the Australian Charts at number 1.
Moore dated actor Wilmer Valderrama for eighteen months between 2000 and 2002; she began dating tennis star Andy Roddick in 2002; Roddick ended the relationship in March 2004. Moore also dated Philippines-born singer and actor Billy Crawford for a “few months” when she was younger.
In 2004, Moore began dating Scrubs actor Zach Braff, whom she met around November 2004. In 2006 they ended their relationship. In early 2007, media reports linked Moore to Adam Goldstein, known professionally as DJ AM.
In autumn 2007 she dated actor and singer Greg Laswell.
In 2009 Mandy married singer Ryan Adams.