Jul. 20th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
Elliott Yamin's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles
- Is allergic to cats.
- Song "Fight for Love" was originally offered to Leona Lewis.
- He continued his North America tour in the fall, again with Josh Hoge opening and adding the rock band The Last Goodnight. Drummer Glen Sobel replaced Felix Bloxsom in Yamin's band, and fellow American Idol 5 alumnus JosÚ "Sway" Penala was added to provide backing vocals. The tour kicked off on October 5 in Chicago and ended on November 26 in Washington, DC.
- When he was eleven years old, he moved to Richmond, Virginia.
- For the July 29th stop of the American Idol tour in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia, 9,000 tickets sold out in under 15 minutes, besting the tour led 3 years prior by Ruben, Clay and Kimberley. That averages out to 10 tickets per second.
- Would most love to duet and write an original song with Stevie Wonder.
- His mentor's grandmother passed away the night he made the Top 12.
- His mother Claudette began singing at 12 doing blues and standards in hotels, clubs and steakhouses with orchestra leader Ray McKinley.