Mallorie (born January 6, 1988) is an American recording artist, entertainer, and song writer. She is the third and last child born to the Herrera family. Her parents are Juan and Maria Herrera; her brothers are Juan Jr. & Jose. Mallorie was born in Killeen, TX and as a result of being an army brat, grew up in varies parts of the world, including Germany. Mallorie lived her early adulthood in Texas, where she graduated with honors at Hebbronville High School.
Mallorie started singing very early in life but she debuted on the professional music scene at the age of 13. While Mallorie enjoys singing various types of music; she received professional training in Mariachi music and has also received training to sing Opera under the instruction of a former professional opera member of an Opera Company.
Mallorie was referred to as the "Sapphic Songstress," by Spaz Talk Radio's host Spaz. She introduced her sexual preference in 2007. Although she realized doing so would make her rise to the top difficult, she wants to let the world know that being a lesbian will not stop her from achieving her dream. While Mallorie’s hispanic background has helped her understand the tejano music industry. Her love for music is more rooted; she was born into a family of talented musicians. Her grandfather, Roberto Gonzalez, was a songwriter, his music was well known in the Southern part of Texas, tragically his life was cut short three years ago, leaving behind a string of songs that one day Mallorie hopes to record, continuing his legacy. She also has an uncle who is a tejano musician, Ramiro Gonzalez. He has been entertaining people for more than thirty five years now. Ramiro is the lead vocalist and guitar player for Ramiro y los Nuevo Campeones.
She has seven albums which have all been produced and written by her: This Is Just The Beginning (2003), The Next Level (2004), So Gone (2005), This Game (2006), This Christmas (2006), Step Into The Light (2007), and Just Me (2008). Mallorie is an artist in her own right. In addition to writing and producing her music, she is known to do her own back-up vocals, using as many as five harmonizing back-up vocals. Mallorie also creates her melodies, often accompanying her vocals with her ability to play guitar and keyboards.
When asked what her hopes are for the future, Mallorie will humbly respond, she would like to know that through her music, she will be able to reach peoples hearts; making their lives richer through her lyrics. It’s not about the money according to Mallorie, it’s about making people feel good through her music. She performs at local ceremonies, many of those fund raisers and talent shows. Mallorie never stops moving, she hopes to beginning touring throughout Texas, and eventually travel beyond the borders of Texas. Her latest single "One Love" has become a web sensation. Showing the world that love will overcome..Mallorie hopes to open doors for the LGBT community one song at a time.