Meet Amy Vachal's No. 1 fan

Aleta Nieva Nishimori,

Posted at Dec 03 2015 06:09 PM | Updated as of Dec 03 2015 06:10 PM



A photo posted by Amy Vachal (@amyvachal) on

MANILA - Filipino-American Amy Vachal recently sealed her spot in The Voice's semi-finals as one of the top 9 contestants.

And if there's one fan seriously rooting for her, it's her mother, Filipina Deirdra Vachal.


Amy made it to the semi-finals! Thank you Amy fans and followers for your amazing support! Next week, the bloodbath ......

Posted by Deirdra Vachal on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

On her Facebook page, Mrs. Vachal thanked all those who supported her daughter, for helping her make it through another round in the competition.

On Instagram, Amy has shared several photos of her mother. One particular photo was taken when her mother first landed in the US.

Mrs. Vachal comes from a prominent political family in Cebu. She is one of eight children of former Congressman Pablo Garcia and retired judge Esperanza Fiel-Garcia.


I love my mama. And my brotherbear. @jvachal

A photo posted by Amy Vachal (@amyvachal) on

One of her siblings is former Cebu Governor, now 3rd District Representative Gwendolyn Garcia. Her other brother, Winston Garcia, is the former president of the Government Service Insurance System.

A screengrab of Amy Vachal's family watching her perform during the The Voice's Blind Auditions

Amy, who is based in Brooklyn, New York, performed her rendition of the classic "Dream A Little Dream of Me" during Season 9's Blind Auditions.

Her mother said she noticed her daughter's interest in music when she was just three-years old.