(1988-09-19) 19 September 1988 (age 29) Maida Vale, Western Australia
Vocals, guitar, piano
Reigan Elisse Derry (born 19 September 1988), also known mononymously as Reigan, is an Australian singer and songwriter. Derry rose to fame after placing eleventh on the fourth season of Australian Idol in 2006. The following year, she became a member of the Australian pop duo Scarlett Belle, who disbanded in 2011. Three years later, Derry placed fourth on the sixth season of The X Factor Australia. She subsequently received a recording contract with Sony Music Australia and released her debut extended play, All of the Pieces, in December 2014.
Reigan Elisse Derry was born on 19 September 1988 in Maida Vale, Western Australia. Derry began singing at an early age and took on classical lessons at the age of fourteen. She was a student at Perth Modern School, where she completed a music scholarship majoring in voice. During her high school years, Derry had already worked with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and was an understudy in the musical The King and I at the Regal Theatre. She was also a member of a Christian band called Djreamz. Prior to entering Australian Idol, Derry worked as a receptionist.
Aside from singing, Derry also plays the guitar and piano. She cites Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Eva Cassidy, Lorde, Rihanna and Shakira as her musical influences.