Get to know Laurie and Kevin Byrd the parents of American Idol contestant Marybeth Byrd.
Marybeth has been hailed as a strong contender on the show by her fans and additionally, they wish to learn more about the star who they have been rooting for. How old are they? Are they still married? What do they do for a living?
These are among the questions that you’ll be finding answers to as you scroll down this article.
Who Are American Idol Marybeth Byrd Parents?
American Idol contestant Marybeth Byrd is the daughter of Laurie and Kevin Byrd. In 2022, Marybeth Byrd turned 22 years old.
Back in 2019, Marybeth made it to the “Top 8” semifinals on Season 17 of NBC’s The Voice with the help of her coach, John Legend, and mentors: Usher and Taylor Swift. Then, in 2021 she received “Young Artist of the Year” from the Arkansas Country Music Awards.
She signed up for season 21 of American Idol and has now made it to the Top 12. Marybeth Byrd learns that America has voted her into the Top 12. She sings “Cover Me Up” by Morgan Wallen before happily walking off to the safety zone.
Meet Laurie Byrd, American Idol Marybeth Byrd Mother
Marybeth Byrd from American Idol has a mother and her name is Laurie Byrd.
On the occasion of Mother’s Day in 2019, Marybeth wished her mom via a Facebook post. She wrote, “Happy Mother’s Day to this beautiful, talented, role model of mine! You’re such a light in everyone’s life and I’m so blessed that God chose me to be your daughter. Thank you for always making sure Jake and I have everything we need and could ever want. You’re a gift and I appreciate you so much. I love you.”
Laurie Byrd Age
Laurie Byrd is 47 years old as of this writing in April 2023. She reached her age in September 2022.
Laurie Byrd Job
Laurie Byrd studied Accountancy at Arkansas State University. She secured her MBA from Arkansas State University in 2008. She completed high school at Blytheville High School.
Professionally, Laurie works as a tax preparer. She operates Byrd’s Tax Service.
Is Laurie Byrd On Instagram?
Laurie Byrd is only on Facebook (@laurie.franklinbyrd).
Meet Kevin Byrd, American Idol Marybeth Byrd Father
On Father’s Day 2015, Marybeth wished her dad via an IG post writing, “Happy Father’s Day to my hero❤️ I love this man beyond words!! he has never left his baby girl’s side even under tough circumstances. so the greatest gift I ever had, came from god. I call him Dad.”
Whereas, on Facebook, during Father’s Day 2022, she wished her dad, “Happy Father’s Day to the one and only Big Byrd! Thank you so much for being such an amazing Dad, husband, and grandpa to your granddog!!! We love you bunches.”
Kevin is the son of Jerry Byrd and Genia Byrd. Sadly, Jerry passed away in October 2019. His wife Genia is currently 74 years old and resides in Kennett, Missouri.
- Kevin Byrd Age
As of 2023, Kevin Byrd is age 51. While his birth year is 1971, his birth month is July.
Kevin Byrd Job
Per Facebook, Kevin Byrd is working as Excavator Operator at Langston Enterprises, Inc. He attended Three Rivers Community College (Missouri) and completed high school at Kennett High School.
Kevin Byrd On Instagram?
No, Kevin Byrd is not available on Instagram. Instead, find him here on Facebook.
Are Marybeth Byrd Parents Still Together?
Yes, Marybeth Byrd’s parents are still together. They have been happily married for 26 years celebrating their anniversary in late June 2022.
- Where Do Marybeth Byrd Parents Reside?
Marybeth Byrd’s parents reside in Blytheville, Arkansas.
How Many Kids Do Marybeth Byrd Parents Have?
Kevin and Laurie Byrd are parents to two children. They have a son named Jake Byrd.
On Jake’s birthday in August 2021, Marybeth wrote, “Happy Birthday, Jake Byrd You’re the best brother in the world, and even a better “uncle” to Owen, lol! Yeah, me being your big sissy and all, I look out for you…but you sure do always look out for me just as much…Thank you for being my best friend, yet fighting with me until we drive Mom and Dad nuts. You’re truly special and one of a kind. I love you bunches, I wouldn’t trade you for the world, and I had a great time this week. Have the best day.”