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David Archuleta Biography

Birth Name:
David James Archuleta
Birth Place:
Miami, Florida, United States
Reality cast member, singer

Fast Facts

  • Started singing at age 7, but stopped for several years when it was discovered that he had a paralyzed vocal chord
  • Appeared on The Jenny Jones Show to sing "And I Am Telling You" from Dreamgirls
  • Won the Junior category on Star Search in 2003, when he was 12
  • Takes voice lessons from the same vocal coach as previous American Idol contestant Carmen Rasmusen
  • Runner-up for Season 7 of American Idol; winner was David Cook


  • Daniel Archuleta -- Brother
  • Jeff Archuleta -- Father
  • Lupe Archuleta -- Mother
  • Amber Archuleta -- Sister
  • Claudia Archuleta -- Sister
  • Jazzy Archuleta -- Sister