Jul. 20th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
Elliott Yamin's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
- As a child, he suffered from allergies to grass and pollen. Yamin is 90% deaf in his right ear, which he mentioned in the third round of the semi-finals.
- His mentor's grandmother passed away the night he made the Top 12.
- Favorite snack: Little Debbie's Strawberry Shortcake Rolls (when he has low blood sugar)
- Results from an online poll at PBSKids.org tabulated 50,110 votes as of June 19th, 2006 asking who should have won American Idol. Chris Daughtry came in 1st, but Elliott was next by a difference 2%.
- Was one of the nearly 19,000 people who auditioned in Boston for the fifth season of American Idol.
- Occasionally sat in with a jazz/funk band called Big Pat & Legion in Richmond.
- Favorite song is "Moody's Mood For Love" by James Moody. Elliott recorded this song on the American Idols Season 5: Encores CD.