She was born Amanda Moore but is famous for her professional name Mandy Moore. The singer turned actress is best known for her emotional role in the huge box office grosser A Walk to Remember (2002). Today, Mandy is famous for being an actress but music was her first love. She had seen the musical Oklahoma and decided she wanted to pursue a career in singing. She rose to fame in 1999 when she released her hit single Candy but afterwards took an indefinite sabbatical from the music industry and forayed into acting.
Date of Birth: April 10, 1984
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Just recently, the star actress returned to the studio for a recording session after almost a decade since she released her first album. In her own words, she said she had missed music and that she’s not scared anymore as there are no more excuses. We are definitely eager to see what her music career holds in store for her but are also looking out for her next movie roles. Keep reading as we bring you details on her family life starting from those that birthed her into the world.
Stacy Friedman Moore (mother)
Date of Birth: May 7, 1956
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Stacy is a former news reporter and mother to The Princes Diaries (2001) actress. Mandy might be an exceptional actress but her family life has been everything but non-conventional. She found out about her parents’ imminent divorce via an email she wasn’t supposed to read. Moore explained that she had bought her parents’ laptops one Christmas and set up email accounts for them, that was how she came across her mother’s drafted “bombshell” of a news.
As the family was about to go on a vacation together, Mandy said nothing about the drafted mail she saw. The star actress was more concerned about her parents’ impending split than the fact that her mom was leaving her dad for a woman. This was about a decade ago so now, Moore is just happy that everyone is their authentic self. Stacy is still with her partner, professional tennis player Claudette Laliberte.
Donald Moore (father)
Date of Birth: December 16
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
He was a pilot for American Airlines and is the father to the famed actress. He was definitely sad when his wife asked for a divorce to be a lesbian but has since moved on and is now happily married to Marz Olson Moore.
Eileen Mary Friedman (nee Hardy) (maternal grandmother)
Date of Birth: June 15, 1923
Date of Death: April 7, 2003 (age 79)
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Eileen was a professional dancer and a World War II veteran. She was from in England but moved to United States in 1945.
Julian Leonard Friedman (maternal grandfather)
Date of Birth: December 29, 1919
Date of Death: June 8, 1992 (age 72)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
He was from Baltimore, Maryland.
Mildred Karen Croley (paternal grandmother)
Date of Birth: June 29, 1922
Date of Death: February 9, 1985 (age 62)
Zodiac sign: Cancer
She died when Mandy was only 10 months old.
Scott Moore (older brother from same parents)
Date of Birth: April 29
Zodiac sign: Taurus
He has also come out publicly as gay and his sister has been ever supportive. She says everyone in their family is exactly where they should be, doing what they should be doing and that the entire Moore family is indeed a happy, richer, authentic and more fulfilled brood. Scott lives in Los Angeles with his partner Ryan and used to work at the LGBT centre but now works as a podcast personality on AfterBuzz TV where he hosted the Looking after-show.
Kyle Moore (younger brother same parents)
Kyle is the first brother to the popular actress and has since come out as gay. The 47 Metres Down (2017) actress says her family might not necessarily be traditional but she is so happy that everyone has found love and they remain extraordinarily close with no secrets in between them.
Ryan Adams (former spouse)
Duration of Marriage: March 10, 2009 – June 2016 (7 years)
Date of Birth: November 5, 1974
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Ryan is an alternative country musician and is also the first man to walk 24-year old Mandy down the aisle. They both dreamt of spending forever with each other but that didn’t go as planned. The couple separated in 2014 but their divorce was not finalized until 2016. The following year, Ryan released an album called Prisoner about his divorce from Mandy Moore. It’s been two years since their divorce ad Ryan who suffers from Meniere’s disease and tinnitus is yet to be in a public relationship.
Taylor Goldsmith (fiancé)
Duration of Engagement: September 23, 2017 till present
Date of Birth: August 17, 1985
Zodiac Sign: Leo
The beautiful Tangled (2010) actress had to wait nearly two years after her divorce before she found love again and this time, it was with indie folk-rock band Dawes frontman Taylor Goldsmith in July 2015. She has always been attracted to musicians so it was not surprising when we found out that her new boyfriend was also a musician.
Moore said she lives in the same house with an incredibly profound musician who plays piano and guitar and there’s always music constantly streaming in the air. She is no doubt thrilled to be with Taylor but the star actress admits that she has had to go through her own share of self-doubts and insecurities. Moore is now able to wear heels standing next to her slightly shorter fiancé. She opened up that as she gets older, she is learning what it takes to love herself fully and also how to stay positive throughout life.
Mandy Moore doesn’t have kids yet.
As for kids of her own; Moore says she can’t wait to start a family of her on with Goldsmith hopefully sooner rather than later and establish their own traditions. As much as they both want to have kids, they are under no pressure as both lovers have said again and again that they are definitely in no rush.