Jordin Sparks

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Jordin Brianna Sparks
  • Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/22/1989, Capricorn
  • Profession: Reality cast member; singer
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The daughter of former NFL player Phillippi Sparks, Jordin pursued performing from an early age, competing on America's Most Talented Kids, releasing an album at age 13 and earning a multitude of accolades. Sparks' American Idol journey began in her home state, when she won a local Fox-affiliate-sponsored contest called Arizona Idol, which paid her way to the Seattle auditions. The 17-year-old did not disappoint, wowing judges and viewers alike with her vocal maturity. After winning Idol's sixth season, the multitasking---and very busy---performer embarked on a successful singing career, launched a clothing line called Sparks, introduced the fragrance Because of You, and made her Broadway debut in 2010, appearing in the musical In the Heights.Jordin Sparks Fast Facts:
  • Was named the Coca Cola Rising Star at the Arizona State Fair in 2002.
  • Performed in high-school productions of A Christmas Carol and Footloose.
  • Sang at the memorial service for Pat Tillman, the former Arizona Cardinals player who was killed in action in Afghanistan.
  • Sang the national anthem at the Arizona Cardinals' home opener in September 2006.
  • Won a local Fox-affiliate-sponsored contest called Arizona Idol, which sent her to the American Idol auditions in Seattle as the prize.
  • Winner of Season 6 of American Idol (2007); runner-up was Blake Lewis.
  • Jordin Sparks Relationships:
  • Phillippi Sparks - Father
  • Jason Derulo - Ex-significant Other
  • Jodi Sparks - Mother
  • Phillippi `P.J.' Sparks Jr. - Brother
  • Jordin Sparks Awards:
  • 2009 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Combined Forces - Winner

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