Mar. 25th, 1987
Dallas, Texas, USA
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- Graduated from Rowlett High School in 2005.
- Parents are RenÚ and Betsy Castro.
- Performed as a drummer for the rock band Keeping Lions (formerly named Charlemagne).
- Twice in 2008, his performances on American Idol prompted huge digital sales spikes and album gains for original artists. His homage to Jeff Buckey's version of "Hallelujah" prompted the Buckley download to rocket to No.1 on the Hot Digital Songs, selling 178,000 copies. A few weeks later, Castro's take on Iz Kamakawiwo'Ole's version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" sent Iz's track to No. 11 on Hot Digital Songs.
- Attended Vernon Schrade Middle School.
- Plays soccer.
- Appeared in 'Cheyenne Kimball' (qv)'s music video "Hanging On" (2006).
- Raised in Rowlett, Texas.