Anoop DesaiCelebrity

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Birth Place: Chapel Hill, NC

Birthday: December 20, 1986, Sagittarius

Profession: Reality cast member, Singer

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Fast Facts

  • Was a founding member of his high school's all-male a cappella group called the Chiefs of Staff.
  • Performed with the Clef Hangers, an all-male a cappella group, as an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina.
  • Working toward a Master of Arts degree in Folklore at UNC, but deferred his studies to compete on American Idol.
  • Made American Idol history when the judges selected him as the 13th finalist for a group that traditionally includes only 12 competitors.

Relationships

  • Manoj Desai — Father
  • Nalini Desai — Mother

College

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (2008)

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