Jul. 20th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
Elliott Yamin's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
- Played basketball with Anthony Fedorov, last year's 3rd runner-up, on Easter Sunday 2006.
- Is the first American Idol contestant to do an autograph signing at the Virgin Megastore in Times Square.
- Tried to be a vegetarian at the age of 8.
- Song "Wait For You" placed number 19 on VH1's Top 40 Songs of 2007.
- Was scheduled to sing the National Anthem and "God Bless America" at the Washington Nationals' new stadium in D.C. on opening night (March 31st, 2008), the day his mother died. He was replaced by Denyce Graves.
- His mentor's grandmother passed away the night he made the Top 12.
- At the age of 5, Elliott would walk outside his family home in Pasadena carrying a boombox blasting the sounds of Itzhak Perlman.
- Went to Japan for a 5-day promotion tour in March 24th, 2008. His debut album is scheduled to be released in Japan on May 21, 2008, by Avex International; the Japan version has been retitled Wait for You.