Jul. 20th, 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA
Elliott Yamin's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles
- Tried to be a vegetarian at the age of 8.
- Sang background on three tracks for Big Planz's gospel rap CD Sound Doctrine in 2004. Once word got out in 2006 that Elliott sang back up, Big's site got 7000 hits in 3 days and in 24 hours, its sales-ranking on Amazon.com went from 505000 to 1300.
- Like winner Taylor Hicks, originally planned to audition in Memphis but couldn't due to Hurricane Katrina. Instead, drove to Boston for 11 1/2 hours and was the second to last person heard by the judges.
- The July 2006 issue of Richmond Magazine, which featured Elliott wearing a shirt with the number 3 on it, sold 144,000 copies in 4 days. Normally, the magazine sells 31,000 copies in a monthly period.
- 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.
- Favorite snack: Little Debbie's Strawberry Shortcake Rolls (when he has low blood sugar)
- 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%.
- Favorite film: Coming to America (which featured choreography by Paula Abdul)