A native of Valencia, California, Nazanin Mandi is a natural performer. Singing and dancing at age 3, modeling at age 10, vocal performance at Carnegie Hall (Performing Mozart Requiem New York, NY) by age 15, and there’s no end in sight.
Nazanin Mandi is a recognized talent as a finalist on Ed Mcmahon’s (Star Search spin off) “Next Big Star”, American Idol(Top 35 contestant-Fox), the reality talent competition, “Are You The Girl” (TBoz/Chilli-UPN) and most recently a Series Regular On “Rock Star Academy”. Her television experience is also supported by acting roles on Disney Channel’s, feature family comedy, “That’s So Raven” (Raven Simone), Independent Feature Films and is featured in the music video for “Anonymous” (Bobby Valentino) as the main love interest. Nazanin is the personality of choice as host to numerous shows, and the face of choice for several national commercials. Nazanin can be seen in numerous print work such as Smashbox cosmetics, Cosmo Girl, Seventeen Magazine, Ecko Unlimited,Roar Clothing,Lovenci Clothing and more.
Nazanin has experience in musical theater, the ability to sing in 5 different languages and studies of jazz and classical music demand respect from her peers in the music industry, including Grammy Award winning music masters Kevin Irving (Kerv Ent.- Aftermath, Timbaland, Scot Storch, Emanuel Seal, etc.) “Rockwilder” aka Dana Stinson (Method Man, JayZ, Janet, Destiny’s Child).At age 19 Nazanin Signed to the label Soul Diggaz Rock.Nazanin’s First Pop/Dance/Electric Album was written and produced by Karriem “K-Mack” Mack, Shaun “Bless” Owens and songwriter Corté “The Author” Ellis(Credits include;Beyonce,Eve,Ashley Simpson,Cassie etc.). In hopes of releasing her debut album in the near future.