14 year old Rachel Dupard is an upcoming singer and actress with an amazing story. She was born August 16, 1995 and at the age of 3, it was discovered that she had a hearing and speaking impairment. After surgery, Rachel endured complications and even came close to losing her life. While healing and overcoming the impairments, Rachel was given speech therapy for 3 years and at the age of 6, she began to share with others, her soulful voice.
Since then, Rachel has expanded as a singer and actress. She has done many shows, appearing on Dallas Fox 4 Insights, sharing the stage with Irma P. Hall from the movie Soul Food, traveled to Bermuda performing as a solo artist and more. In 2008, Rachel finished in the top 50 of 30,000+ on America’s Got Talent. More recently, she has performed at the 2009 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans for the Youth Empowerment session. Rachel has also just been cast for the role of 12 year old Feliciana, daughter of a single mother, in the new movie Flood Streets. Filming begins next month in New Orleans.
Rachel has completed her first CD project which was produced by Grammy Award winning producer, Madukwu Chinwah. Some of her music can be heard via her MySpace page. A music video for her song called Child of the King can be seen underneath along with a video called “Introducing Rachel Dupard” to learn more about her.
Visit Rachel on the web at RachelDupard.Com
Child of the King Music Video
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