Often compared to Justin Timberlake in terms of looks and style, Richardson was a favorite of the teen set as a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. But even his avid, mostly female fans couldn't turn him into a winner and he became the eighth constestant voted off. In addition to his sexy charm and smooth vocals, he is a well-rounded musician who plays guitar, drums and piano and also writes his own tunes.
- Was born in Belgium, where his Air Force family was stationed at the time.
- Left Christopher Newport University in order to pursue a music career.
- Worked as a kitchen manager at a Virginia Hooters.
- Michelle Richardson — Sister
- Danny Richardson — Father
- Phyllis Richardson — Mother
- Gayle Barnett — Ex-significant Other
- Attended Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia, United States; attended Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States