Jul. 20th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
Elliott Yamin's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
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- The one superpower he'd love to have? The ability to fly.
- 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.
- His free dental makeover in Beverly Hills took 20 hours and would normally cost $20,000.
- Earned his GED in 1997 at the Virginia Randolph Education Center while working at Foot Locker.
- When it was down to 5, a poll at MSNBC.com asked who should win American Idol. Elliott had the most with 30% while Katharine came in second with 28%.
- His debut CD was written and produced with Stargate (Beyonce, Ne-Yo, Rihanna), Josh Abraham (Pink, Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars), DJ Lethal (Limp Bizkit, Evanescence, LP), Michael Mangini (Joss Stone, Baha Men, David Byrne) and Derek Bramble (David Bowie, Vanessa Williams, Lalah Hathaway).
- 20,459 people were at the American Airlines Center in Dallas when Elliott sang the National Anthem for game 2 of the NBA finals on June 11, 2006, which is exactly the day American Idol premiered on Fox in 2002.
- Was born with severe allergies to trees, grass and pollen.