First seen competing on the eighth season of The X Factor (Australia) in 2016, she then went on to participate in fourteenth season of The X Factor (UK) in 2017.
She first became known in 2015 as a competitor on the fourth season of The Voice Australia.
She has a YouTube channel, Elysa V, where she has posted covers of artists like Demi Lovato and Ed Sheeran. She has also posted videos of her live performances.
Born in Australia, she is of Filipino descent. She has three younger brothers.
Both she and Sean Price competed on the fourteenth season of The X Factor UK.