Jul. 20th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
Elliott Yamin's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
- Fans of Elliott Yamin are known as Yaminions, the E-Train, FOEs (Friends of Elliott), Yamin Fiends and/or the Yamin Machine!
- Was born the day after his father got his green card at 12:15 a.m.
- Favorite song is "Moody's Mood For Love" by James Moody. Elliott recorded this song on the American Idols Season 5: Encores CD.
- The song "Movin On" was previewed on AOL's First Listen Program, which landed it on AOL Music's home page throughout Grammy weekend. Hundreds of thousands of visitors listened, many of whom posted rave reviews.
- 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.
- His favorite reality show, other than Idol, is The Amazing Race.
- Occasionally sat in with a jazz/funk band called Big Pat & Legion in Richmond.
- 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.