Kris Allen


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  • Birth Name: Kristopher Neil Allen
  • Birth Place: Jacksonville, Arizona, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/21/1985, Gemini
  • Profession: Singer; reality cast member
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Kris Allen, Wife Welcome a Baby Boy

American Idol winner Kris Allen is a dad!

Allen and his wife, Katy O'Connell, welcomed a baby boy named Oliver on Tuesday. "Happy Day!!!! My little stud was born today. Oliver is here people!" Allen, 28, tweeted Tuesday night.

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Kris Allen Undergoing Second Surgery for Wrist Injury

American Idol Season 8 winner Kris Allen is undergoing surgery again to repair an injury stemming from a January car accident.

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American Idol's Kris Allen Undergoes Surgery After Car Accident

American Idol Season 8 winner Kris Allen underwent surgery Friday to repair damage to his hand following his New Year's Day car accident.

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Giglianne's VLOG: Tue, Mar 23, 2010 - Night
Giglianne's VLOG: Tue, Mar 23, 2010 - Afternoon
Kris Allen Meets Jesus
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Year Title Description
2012 National Salute to Veterans TV Show Series, Performer
2011 Today: Episode Episode, Guest
2011 National Memorial Day Concert 2011 TV Show Series, Performer
2009 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade TV Show Series, Performer
2002 American Idol TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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Kris Allen, Pregnant Wife Injured in Car Accident

It wasn't a very good start to the new year for Kris Allen.

The American Idol winner broke his arm after he, his pregnant wife, and their dog were involved in a head-on car accident on New Year's Day, according to his mother, Kimberly.

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Idol's Danny Gokey Is Engaged

American Idol alum Danny Gokey, who famously lost his wife shortly before his Season 8 audition three years ago, is engaged to his girlfriend, Leyicet Peralta.

The pair plans to wed late ...
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Nigel Lythgoe "So Upset" That Lee DeWyze Refused to Present Idol Trophy

Despite drawing big names like Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Judas Priest for Wednesday's American Idol finale, series executive producer Nigel Lythgoe revealed that there was one element of the show that didn't come together.

"I was so upset Lee DeWyze wouldn't present the winners trophy to Scotty [McCreery]," Lythgoe tweeted Thursday about the Season 9 winner. "Especially as he'd been on the show this Season. I guess he was... read more

The New Season of American Idol: Buh-Bye, Dawg-House; Hello, Contestants Younger Than Bieber

Most living, breathing Americans already know American Idol is undergoing a facelift for its 10th season. Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi and Ellen DeGeneres are out. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez are in. But new judges aren't the only major changes coming. This year will see a campaign against those McSoulful singer-songwriter types, the inclusion of younger contestants, a ban on all "dawgs." (OK, maybe just less of them.)

Before Wednesday's premiere (8/7c on Fox), breaks down what's new, what's gone and how all these changes will alter the Idol universe... read more

Glee Episode Recap: "Journey"

It's season finale time for Glee! It was a little more than a year ago that the series debuted after American Idol crowned Kris Allen the new winner. An Idol champ later, and we're finally saying farewell for the summer to the series.

So what's in store for the Season 1 finale? It's the moment we've been waiting for: Regionals, where New Directions will face off with Vocal Adrenaline. Will the McKinley High glee club be victorious? Not if Sue Sylvester has anything to say about it. Also on deck: Quinn gives birth, Finn and Rachel get cozy — and we shed a tear that we won't see a new episode for several long months...

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