After joining a girl group called Sweet Suspense, Polenghi and her bandmates Millie Thrasher and Summer Reign placed twelfth in the third season of The X Factor USA. Her band's popular singles include 'Just Another Night' and 'Hold On.'
She launched her personal Twitter account in early 2011 and, by late 2014, had more than 43,000 followers.
She was born and raised in Miami, Florida, where she attended Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart.
She and her fellow Sweet Suspense singers were mentored by X Factor judge Simon Cowell.