Simone Battle was born on June 17, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Simone Sherise Battle. She was an actress, known for What We Need (2014), Zoey 101 (2005) and Meanamorphosis (2012). She died on September 5, 2014 in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.
She was a contestant on the U.S. version of the X Factor and made it to the Top 17. After she was eliminated, she began singing professionally.