- Has been playing guitar, writing music and singing since he was 13.
- Is a worship leader with New Life Church in North Little Rock, AR, and with Chi Alpha Campus Ministries at the University of Central Arkansas.
- Has taken part in missionary trips to Spain, Morocco, Thailand, Mozambique and South Africa.
- Favorite singers are Kelly Clarkson and Jamie Culllum.
- Winner of Season 8 of American Idol; runner-up was Adam Lambert.
- Neil Allen — Father
- Kim Allen — Mother
- Oliver Neil Allen — Son
- Katherine Elizabeth O'Connell — Wife
- Rose Elizabeth Allen — Daughter
- Attended University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arizona, United States
- Birth Name: Kristopher Neil Allen
- Birth Place: Jacksonville, Arizona, United States
- Birthday: June 21, 1985, Gemini
- Profession: Singer, Reality cast member