Thialorei Lising "Thia" Megia was born in Redwood City, California, in 1995. Her biggest passion has been singing for a long as she can remember. Thia Megia also loves to write stories and songs. Thia (started singing at the age of four and wherever she'd go, she'd get up on a table to sing and dance with a spoon as a pretend microphone. At age six, Thia Megia wrote her very first song, dedicated to her teddy bear.
From then on, Thia Megia has been invited by friends and family to perform for birthday parties and many other occasions. Thia Megia's biggest inspirations are her parents, her siblings and the rest of her family. 1
Thia Megia's Week 1 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 413 consisted of singing Miley Cyrus's "The Climb." Thia finished in either fifth or sixth place in America's Vote. In the Judges' Choice, although Piers Morgan voted for her, Sharon Osbourne and David Hasselhoff did not, eliminating Thia from the competition in Episode 414 instead of Arcadian Broad.
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Thia Megia finished in the Top 11 of the tenth season of American Idol in 2011.