Danny Gokey



  • Birth Name: Daniel Jay Gokey
  • Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/24/1980, Taurus
  • Profession: Reality cast member; singer; church music director
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Danny Gokey Fast Facts:
  • Began singing with his family in church as a child.
  • If he weren't a singer, he claims he'd like to be a motivational speaker.
  • His wife, Sophia, died from complications of heart surgery just four weeks before he auditioned for American Idol.
  • Is the president and founder of the non-profit organization Sophia's Heart Foundation.
  • Danny Gokey Relationships:
  • Charles Gokey - Father
  • Angela - Sister
  • Janell - Sister
  • Gina - Sister
  • Charles Gokey - Brother
  • Leyicet Peralta - Wife
  • Daniel Emanuel Gokey - Son
  • Sophia Martinez - Wife (deceased)
  • Tracey - Sister

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