Amanda Michelle Jiroux [or Mandy] (born December 15, 1987) is an American dancer and singer, best known as a member of BG5. Jiroux grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and began studying Dance at just 3 years old. Growing up she was in the studio 5-7 days a week studying all forms of dance including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, tap, and modern. Jiroux’s high accolades in dance awarded her many opportunities and during her high school years she traveled the country as an assistant to some of the top choreographers in the field. Upon graduating, Jiroux moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of dancing professionally. Within just a few weeks she booked a job as a dancer for Miley Cyrus or Hannah Montana. Jiroux traveled on two tours with Cyrus in the United States and Europe and has performed on the Kids' Choice Awards, American Music Awards, Good Morning America, & FNMTV (UK). She is perhaps best known as Cyrus’ BFF and sidekick in The Miley and Mandy Show. The on-line Dance Battle between their own M&M cru and the ACDC went viral with the final round of the battle being the featured climactic performance on the 2008 Teen Choice Awards.