Jul. 20th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
Elliott Yamin's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
- Spent about 15 hours, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., waiting to audition for Randy, Paula and Simon in Boston.
- Favorite film: Coming to America (which featured choreography by Paula Abdul)
- Favorite snack: Little Debbie's Strawberry Shortcake Rolls (when he has low blood sugar)
- At the age of 5, Elliott would walk outside his family home in Pasadena carrying a boombox blasting the sounds of Itzhak Perlman.
- Has a Shih Tzu named Buster.
- The first album he bought with his own money: Whitney Houston's self-titled debut.
- Performed "Wait for You" at the 25th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on April 9, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The song was honored as one of the most performed songs in the ASCAP repertory during 2007.
- Held 43 different jobs before auditioning for American Idol, including 6 years at Foot Locker, collections, customer service, retail, landscaping, vinyl-siding installation, part-time deejay for Power 92 and counter clerk at Westbury Pharmacy.