Aimee Allen is a Los Angeles-based musician and songwriter popularly known as the lead singer of the American ska punk band, The Interrupters. Along with the group, Aimee has released several EPs as well as commercially successful studio albums. She has equally collaborated with several artists including Jimmy Cliff and Lee “Scratch” Perry, among others.
With a career spanning over a decade, Aimee began her professional journey in 2002 after she was discovered by a music producer named Randy Jackson. She rose to the mainstream after the release of her 2007 album, Sitting in a Tree, along with Scott Russo. From the album, their single titled Miss America fetched the duo the Vox Populi Award for Best Punk Song at the Annual Independent Music Awards. Asides from being a member of The Interrupters, Aimee has also done some solo projects.
Beyond music, Allen has done a little bit of acting and has been credited for her appearances in two movies – Undressed (2000) and The Bold and the Beautiful (2000). Find out other interesting facts about the talented singer below.
Aimee Allen’s Biography
The lead vocalist was born on the 2nd day of February 1982 and her birth took place in Missoula, a city in Montana, the United States. Although she has become a very talented punk singer, nothing much is known about her early life, parents, and family. It is also not known if she is the only child of her parents or not. The much we know is that the singer spent her early years in Missoula neighborhood of Montana. She holds an American nationality while her ethnicity is white.
Aimee has not revealed the details of her educational background to the media. Hence, it is not known if she completed her basic and higher education before venturing into music fulltime.
Aimee Allen’s music career kicked off in 2002 after she was discovered by a record producer, Randy Jackson. After that, she collaborated with Mark Ronson and Don Gilmore on her debut album titled I’d Start a Revolution If I Could Get Up in the Morning. However, the album was never released as she signed up with Atlantic Records. The following year, her first single, Revolution was released. Soon after it was released, the song was featured on MTV and was used as a soundtrack in the WB Television Network series, Birds of Prey.
In 2005, she contributed to the writing of Unwritten Law’s album titled Here’s to the Morning. Two years later, she partnered with Unwritten Law’s singer Scott to launch a musical album called Sitting in a Tree. A track from the album, Miss America, went on to clinch the vox populi award at the Annual Independent Music Awards in 2007.
In 2009, the singer launched her first solo album, A Little Happiness, which was produced by ADA/Warner Brothers. The album was commercially successful, reaching No. 27 spot on Billboards Heatseekers chart as well as No. 49 on Billboard Hot AC music charts.
In 2011, Aimee Allen teamed up with the Bivona brothers – Jesse, Justin, and Kevin Bivona to form the ska/punk band called The Interrupters. Since then, the group has released more than three EPs and studio albums and has embarked on several tours around the United States. Some of their most popular albums include The Interrupters (2014), Say It Out Loud (2016), and Fight the Good Fight (2018).
Asides the group, Aimee has also provided soundtracks in various movies such as Hairspray (2007), Prom Night (2008), Sorority Row (2009), Lucky (2011), and 22 Jump Street (2014).
Family Life of The Musician
Just like we stated above, the singer has not shared many details regarding her family background. As a result, nothing is known about her parents including their names and what they do for a living. Also, we don’t know if she is their only child or not. However, it is safe to assume that the singer came from a very supportive family.
Aimee Allen is also secretive when it comes to her personal life. Although she is reportedly single at the moment, she has been in a few relationships to date. According to online sources, the singer had a romantic relationship with Scott Russo, a member of the Unwritten Law band. Even though they have gone their separate ways several years ago, nothing is known about their relationship including how they met and what led to their break up. The much we know is that the pair collaborated to release the album Sitting in a Tree in 2007.
Allen is believed to be single at the moment. She has never made it down the aisle and doesn’t have kids either.
Other Facts To Know about Aimee Allen
1. Although her real name is Aimee Allen, she has become widely known as Aimee the Interrupter.
2. The singer/songwriter has been incredibly successful in her music career. However, her net worth is still being reviewed at the moment. We would keep you posted when we have authentic info regarding her financial worth
3. Aimee Allen has a pair of brown eyes and black hair. The details of her height, weight, and body measurements are currently not available.