Erica Coffelt stunned viewers of America’s Got Talent (AGT) with her dance. Ther performance has earned her admiration and people are willing to learn more about her.
Below we cover her height, marriage, family, and more.
Erica Coffelt On AGT (America’s Got Talent)
A self-taught hip-hopping speech therapist from the Washoe County School District dazzled the judges on “America’s Got Talent.” Working at Sky Ranch Middle School in Sparks, Erica Coffelt recently made an appearance on an episode of the NBC talent competition.
Erica said on social media that she put in an audition for the show in March. “I told myself I was going to do stuff that scared me this year, so why not go big,” Erica said on Instagram. In another post, she added, “When you’re auditioning for @agt and have a day to explore and unexpectedly run into @merrickhanna so you have to film a few videos 🙌🏻🔥.”
She admitted that she almost skipped the audition since she felt her dancing days were behind her. “This has always been my dream and I started doing a dance to entertain my daughter during COVID and she loved it, and I just kept going,” Erica told the celebrity judges. The live audience gave her a standing ovation.
“You are what this show is all about,” After Erica’s performance, the judge commented. Before the speech therapist started dancing, judge and actress Sofia Vergara informed Erica that she didn’t have much hope.
“You are surprisingly very good,” Erica said. “It could have been very bad. It was fantastic.”
Fans didn’t agree with the judges’ assessments of her performance, Sofia Vergara, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell, were there. Many people shared their dissatisfaction on social media, complaining that the show fell short of what would be considered a Las Vegas-caliber performance.
Despite the conflicting responses, Erica’s participation in “AGT” Season 18 added an element of surprise and had the audience on the edge of their seats.
Fans voiced their displeasure with Erica’s performance despite her moving on to the next round of “AGT.” One viewer commented, “I’m so SHOOK! TF what’s wrong with them judges?” Another wrote, “She can burn the dance floor, I’ll give her that, but this is why this show confuses me… They vote her through like this could be a Vegas show???”
Another viewer added, “Seriously what’s up with the judges man? Judges do your job correctly.”
Is Erica Coffelt Married?
Yes, Erica Coffelt is married to her husband Chris Coffelt. The couple celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary in October 2022.
On the occasion, Erica took to her IG and shared, “True story: our 2nd date Chris took me to the Brew Haha event and we had our photo taken not knowing it would get put in the local newspaper the next day. All of our family and friends were eager to know who each other were.”
On her husband’s birthday in April 2022, Erica wished him, “Happy birthday to the main character of all my tictac videos and the reason I’m so famous @lbcgus.”
As of 2023, Chris is 36 years of age. He was born in April 1987.
The married couple shares two children: a daughter named Lennox Blaire Coffelt and a son named Roxen George Coffelt.
Lennox was born on 5 December 2018. So in 2023, she is 22 years old.
Roxen was born on 16 August 2021. He is now 1 year old as of June 2023.
Erica Coffelt Age
Erica Coffelt reached the age of 32 in 2023. She was born on 17 January 1988.
Erica Coffelt Height
Erica Coffelt’s height is above 5 feet 8 inches.
How Much Is Erica Coffelt Net Worth?
As of 2023, Erica Coffelt’s net worth is above $200 thousand.
Erica is working as a Speech Language Pathologist at Nevada Speech and Therapy Group since 2016. She has also been employed by Washoe County School District as Speech Language Pathologist. She has experience working with most special education programs within the WCSD at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
Additionally, she has worked per diem for private practice companies locally for almost 8 years. She has training and experience in articulation/phonology disorders, auditory listening training, social/pragmatic language disorders based on the Social Thinking model, and receptive and expressive language disorders (i.e. reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, etc.).
Furthermore, Erica worked with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing population and is proficient in American Sign Language (ASL). She values the importance of educating and building rapport with her students and their family. She has a true passion for working with children and adolescents.
According to her bio, she received her Bachelor’s degree in 2010 and Master’s of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2012 from the University of Nevada Reno.
Fun Fact: Erica also takes hip-hop dance classes at local studios and has performed at events around town. She enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, basketball, and softball.
On her TikTok, she has a huge fan following of 2.6 million.
Erica Coffelt Family
Erica Coffelt is the daughter of Nancy and Jon Maldonado. Nancy is 61 years old born in March 1962. Jon reached age 61 in December 2022.
Jon is the son of Ramon and Priscilla Maldonado of Reno, Nevada. He lost his brother Jerry Maldonado who was a retired Army officer with 14 years of service with a rank of Major. He was 60 years old when he died in March 2008.
Erica’s mother Nancy is Vice President of Education Services at PBS Reno since 2017 after a 25-year career with the Washoe County School District. During that period she served as principal of Anderson Elementary School, Double Diamond Elementary School, and Jerry Whitehead Elementary School.
Nancy capitalizes on her extensive leadership experience and her knowledge as a career educator to guide the Education Services department as they grow and expand its services throughout our viewing area. In 2023, she joined the Washoe K-12 Education Foundation and the alignment team for WCSD Strategic Planning.
Nancy has at least one sibling, her sister Ashlee Maldonado. Ashlee who is residing in Sparks, Nevada is 38 years of age.
Where Is Erica Coffelt From?
Erica Coffelt was born and raised in Sparks, Nevada.
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