Ava Max became famous in 2017. Her real name is Amanda Ava Koci. She was born on 16 February 1993 in Wisconsin in the family of immigrants from Albania. Amanda’s mother was an opera singer in the past. She introduced the young girl to music. Before Ava was born, the family moved from Eastern Europe to France. In France, her parents lived in a church for a year before getting a chance to move to the United States.
Ava’s parents didn’t know English and didn’t have any savings. Her father worked three jobs to feed the family and give his children (Amanda has an older brother) a chance at a good future.
When Ava was a teenager, she realized how important it was to find a job that she loved and earn money doing things she enjoyed. The young woman was very grateful to her parents for giving her an opportunity to become a musician. They also taught Ava how to believe in good and not to give up in tough situations.
When she was 14, Amanda and her family moved to California. After the move, she started participating in music and singing contests and honed her singing talents. In later interviews, Ava shared that her life in LA was very tough. She was hoping for a new bright future but had to deal with numerous difficulties.